Genius Art Quotes: Day 1 “Analysis of Marc Chagall”

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works: if from the head, almost nothing.” ~ Marc Chagall Today I decided to analyze a famous quote from painter, Marc Chagall. Marc Chagall was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin known for his unique style of cubism and expressionism. Marc Chagall focused primarily on painting and stainedContinue reading “Genius Art Quotes: Day 1 “Analysis of Marc Chagall””

For The Love of Art

What is the overall point of a 9-5? I mean, of course the obvious….to pay the bills. But, what about the fact that you have to actually “prepare a legitimate “meal” because you’re going to be away for THAT long?”(words of truth from my boyfriend) Or the fact that you spend a majority of yourContinue reading “For The Love of Art”

The Start of my DIY Very Merry Mini Christmas Village

It’s the most Wonderful Time of the Year! Hello readers, it’s that time of the year again! I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, but ya know…life. For that, I am sorry BUT on the bright side, I hope this post makes up for it. In the craziness of preparing for Thanksgiving,Continue reading “The Start of my DIY Very Merry Mini Christmas Village”

The Exquisite Beauty of Painting

         Painting is an element of self-expression that forms a path for revealing the interior of one’s mind, body, and spirit. Bernard Berenson, an American art critic and writer stated, “Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science.” (Mim, M.Y. “The Difference Between Great and AdequateContinue reading “The Exquisite Beauty of Painting”

My recent discovery of fluid painting

So, I’ve recently made a technical, yet highly addictive new discovery of fluid painting. By the sights of it, it seems as though this wonderful method of painting has been experimented with for quite a while now. However, it has become more and more popular. I have to say so myself…it is fun, but doesContinue reading “My recent discovery of fluid painting”

“The Photographic Message”

         Roland Barthes’ semiotic theory focuses on a structured system of signs, specifically photographs, as social phenomena. His theory emphasizes how these signs are codes of cultural knowledge and ideologies. In order to fully comprehend all of the implied meanings in an image, one must understand the cultural background that is revealed toContinue reading ““The Photographic Message””

Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis: Two Documentary Photographers

Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis: Two Documentary Photographers       Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis, two 20th century documentary photographers, captured photographs of the living conditions and everyday life struggles of immigrants and lower class families in New York City. Living in New York, they became fascinated with the everyday lifestyles of people around them, bothContinue reading “Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis: Two Documentary Photographers”

Response on Truth and Photography

“…but their complete success in aligning so much precise observation with such a wide and intellectually appropriate range of critical thought makes them unique in the entire literature on photography, at least as far as I am acquainted with it.” – Jerry L. Thompson    In response to the article, “Truth and Photography”, I believeContinue reading “Response on Truth and Photography”

Formal Analysis: Queen Charlotte With Prince George and Prince Frederick

     Queen Charlotte With Prince George and Prince Frederick is an 18th century, 249×162 cm oil painting on canvas, that hangs on the wall of the Baltimore Museum of Art, in their European art collection. Mrs. P.B. Key Daingerfield gave the painting to the Baltimore Museum of Art, in memory of her parents GeneralContinue reading “Formal Analysis: Queen Charlotte With Prince George and Prince Frederick”

Human Connection with Nature

     For centuries, humans have dominated the earth, gradually altering the naturalistic aspect of nature, therefore forming a materialistic and artificialized society.    What is this thing we call a society? Is it made to change our perception of how we should truly live life freely as humans? The society that we have createdContinue reading “Human Connection with Nature”