How to transcend criticism by embracing solitude.
A mathematician gets fierce with perspective
He was brought up in Venice, and took unceasing delight in the joys of loveGiorgio Vasari
The beautiful weirdness of nature
Did you know he was a vegetarian?
The art of seeing the world
I have heard tell, he had made some heads from nature, so beautiful and so well executed that speech alone was wanting to give them life.Giorgio Vasari
Realism is not always nice.
Anti-gravity fuel and the adventures of the Sonora Aero Club
Rich color and mood like smooth syrup
My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of factsCharles Darwin
The Stone Age: A technological revolution in moving big rocks.
Super power of all super powers.
Poetry, war and the invention of law and propaganda.
The lost faces of the ancient world.
Etruscan civilization gives birth to a super power: Roma.
Roads, Plumbing, High Culture = Empire.
The doe-eyed saints of early Christianity.
1000 years of religion, feudalism and gold leaf.
The sublime in China used scale to show nature's power.
Beauty is it's own reward.
Cultural rebirth though intellectual inquiry
How Humanism beats down Feudalism with the printing press
Religion and the laws of perspective.
Power, sophistication, luxury and might.
Tension, distortion and cold intellectualism
The drama of deep color and shadow
Art, culture, and NO OUTSIDERS.
Benevolent emperors and the height of literature and art.
Allegory, craft, and the unrelenting dictatorship of the Academy.
"Dare to know! Have courage to use your own reason!"
The best truth is secret truth
Opulent, playful embrace of the ornate — 18th century swag.
Classical imagery, democratic ideals, and the bloody hands of change.
Tradition be damned.
Artistic revolt against the Age of Enlightenment
An American fraternity of mountain worshipers
Nature's pencil: light!
A small village in France, a gathering of artists.
Emo teenagers drag art back to the future.
The off-kilter art of the people.
Truth, accuracy, and the absence of personal bias
Light and movement as the crux of human perception
Abstraction murders Narrative
The end of feudalism begins with the search for knowledge.
A mystic search for meaning and psychological truth.
Beyond nature, toward emotional simplicity.
Out with the old, in with the sexy.
"To every age its art. To art its freedom."
Bold color and floating figures.
Vivid, unnatural — the first avant-garde movement
Fantasy and new worlds by untrained and manic artists.
Recovering lost spirituality
Blood, speed and violence.
"We only wanted to express what was in us..."
Claustrophobic faceless horror.
Taking refuge in the square.
Dada is anti-dada!
Art should only serve society.
Art created without reason, aesthetics or morality.
It is not a picture, it is an event.