Lady Godiva (1897) by John Collier
October 29, 2020

Romantic Perspectives and Preferences

There is something to be said about the swiftness in which trends affect the culture of everything—political unrest, as we saw in the last art analyzation brought artists together in a common theme. The stylized commentary made upon the state of the world around us…
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The Death of Marat (1793) by Jacques-Louis David
October 18, 2020

Revolution—Where Art and Political Unrest Intersect

Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine-Habsbourg, eine de France et ses enfants (1787) Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun was born in Paris in 1755; before her father died when she was only twelve years of age, Le Brun received artistic training from him…
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Reichskulturkammer, or How Hitler’s Germany Cultivated Propaganda Out of Folklore
October 16, 2020

Reichskulturkammer, or How Hitler’s Germany Cultivated Propaganda Out of Folklore

As a travesty of history, we have all of the events that surrounded the holocaust—because the truth of the matter is that antisemitism, reshaping of an entire body of cultural literature, and the ensuing power struggle came well before the beginning of the attempted extermination…
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full frame shot of shelf
October 15, 2020

Most Intimate Knowledge

A mammoth vision of deep espresso stain, she towered, undisturbed and pensive as an overflowing well of knowledge. Four deep shelves were heavily laden with bodies, thick and thin, a forest of corpses; rigid bones in dust jackets. Mysterious symbolisms that communicate the concepts, beliefs,…
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Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi
October 13, 2020

Artemisia Gentileschi: Baroque Feminism

A Powerful Figure in a Patriarchal Era of Artwork Born on July 8, 1593, Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi is now considered one of the most accomplished seventeenth-century artists. Gentileschi’s career as a painter began at age fifteen, in an age where women had few…
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