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 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”

Illustrating a Narrative: My Analysis

Luke 1:35 – And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.                      Continue reading “Illustrating a Narrative: My Analysis”

Welcome to the Art Prodigy Blog!

Hello readers! Welcome to my blog, thanks for stopping by. All is appreciated! So, after many years of practicing fine and visual arts, putting much time, money, and energy into a 4 year bachelor’s degree, switching from job to job to find that “right” job to make my aspirations come true, doing random projects onContinue reading “Welcome to the Art Prodigy Blog!”