Art is a Story

Art is a Story             Art has untapped potential and power. From the earlier types of art on forward to modern art, there has been much purpose, meaning, emotion and story within each piece of art created. Khan Academy’s video titled, “Representation and Abstraction: Millais’s Ophelia and Newman’s Vir Heroicus Sublimis,” takes an in depth … Continue reading Art is a Story

Harlem Renaissance: Celebration of African Culture

Harlem Renaissance: Celebration of African Culture             The Harlem Renaissance was a period of time that was pivotal for African American artists. It was a time where African American culture was celebrated and allowed the viewer to better understand the culture. With such artists as Meta Fuller, Palmer Hayden, Aaron Douglas, William H. Johnson, Lois … Continue reading Harlem Renaissance: Celebration of African Culture

Art is Infinite in Relation to Environment

    Art is Infinite in Relation to Environment             Art is infinite in its relationship and influence to and of its environment. If we think of all life as a cube, art can live within any particle of the space inside of the cube. It can change the space, be changed by such space, … Continue reading Art is Infinite in Relation to Environment

Salvador Dali: A Self-Proclaimed Madman

  A Self-Proclaimed Madman: Dali             Freud’s psychoanalysis theory comes into play with artist, Salvador Dali, and Dali provides an immense amount of content to be interpreted and analyzed.[1] Salvador Dali’s art career began when he was 10 years old, when he started his first drawing lessons. It was through his early beginnings that he … Continue reading Salvador Dali: A Self-Proclaimed Madman

Abstract Expressionism: 1940’s America

Abstract Expressionism: 1940’s America To art critic, Clement Greenberg, the most essential characteristic in judging art was form. Although his rival Harold Rosenberg argued that form was not the only aspect to view in art, Greenberg was still viewed as an important and noteworthy critic. American Abstract Expressionism left a lasting impression on many critics … Continue reading Abstract Expressionism: 1940’s America