ObeliskThemes in Art


A Harlot's Progress Plate 1

William Hogarth, 1732

A Tree in Late Autumn

Egon Schiele, 1911

Agnus Dei

Francisco de Zurbarán, 1635-1640

Ahasuerus at the End of the World

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1888

Allegories of Four Continents, Africa

Rosalba Carriera, 1712

Allegory of Art

Luis Ricardo Falero, 1892

Allegory of the Catholic Faith

Johannes Vermeer, 1670-1672

Allegory of the Planets and Continents

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1752

Allegory of Time Governed by Prudence

Titian, 1550-1565

An Allegory of Fame

Elisabetta Sirani, 1657

An Allegory of Virtue

Elisabetta Sirani, 1657

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid

Agnolo Bronzino, 1545

Angel of the Revelation

William Blake, 1803-1805

Animated Fantastic Landscape

Bodo, 2001


Marianne Stokes, c. 1900


Aaron Douglas, 1936

Beatrice Addressing Dante from the Car

William Blake, 1824-1827

Biblical scenes

Bodo, 1953


Bodo, c. 2000


Benny Andrews, 1970

Cup of Cognition (The Children's Cup)

Odilon Redon, 1894

Death and Life

Gustav Klimt, 1910-1915

Descent of Christ Into Limbo

Agnolo Bronzino, 1552


Henry Tayali, 1962-1966

Don't Matter How Raggly the Flag, It Still Got to Tie Us Together

Thornton Dial, 2003


Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1906

Female Allegory

Angelica Kauffmann, 1780

Ghosts of the Forest

Marsden Hartley, 1938


Titian, 1551-1554

Golden Brush of Africa

Bodo, 2010

Hortus Deliciarum — Philosophy and the Seven Liberal Arts

Herrad of Landsberg, 1180

I and the Village

Marc Chagall, 1911

I'm not enlightened, I'm not clear

Chéri Samba, 2013

In the Land of Peace

Durdy Bayramov, c. 1980

Jacob's Dream

Giorgio Vasari, 1557-1558

La Sape 1

Bodo, 2012

La Sape 2

Bodo, 2012

Liberty Leading the People

Eugène Delacroix, 1830

Mr. Prejudice

Horace Pippin, 1943

Music 1

Gustav Klimt, 1895

Night and Sleep

Evelyn De Morgan, 1878

No More Games

Benny Andrews, 1970

Our Lady of Peace

Evelyn De Morgan, 1902

Our Land

Charles White, 1951

Peace Halting the Ruthlessness of War

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, 1917

Peaceable Kingdom

Edward Hicks, 1830-1832

Peaceable Kingdom

Edward Hicks, 1834

Peaceable Kingdom

Edward Hicks, 1833-1834

Peaceable Kingdom with Quakers Bearing Banners

Edward Hicks, 1829-1830

Pictorial Quilt

Harriet Powers, 1895-1898
More Themes in Art

Social Realism

Still Lifes

Quiet moments with simple objects


Spend some time in a quiet place

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