A pacifist paints lions and leopards.
Suddenly an immense wave rose up like a raging mountain, caught the vessel and carried it towards the beach.Jean-François Millet
Why can’t I stop painting my mother?
Who was Joshua Johnson?
Sit today, my dear child: whosoever's hungry, may bark: the warhose flies in the wind: the pointer with the trowel: is truly my worst foe.Adolf Wölfli
Eggs for rich people.
Love of country and love of women — especially women.
I remember being awakened one morning by voices in the room where I slept.Jean-François Millet
The man who rewrote his life.
Painting dreams with a child's brush.
Anti-gravity fuel and the adventures of the Sonora Aero Club
Super power of all super powers.
Poetry, war and the invention of law and propaganda.
The lost faces of the ancient world.
A mysteriously happy people at the fringes of the classical world
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.
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.
Artistic revolt against the Age of Enlightenment
Tradition be damned.
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.
Truth, accuracy, and the absence of personal bias
Abstraction murders Narrative
Light and movement as the crux of human perception
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."
Vivid, unnatural — the first avant-garde movement
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.