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This is a brief look at a painting by J M W Turner that may be less familiar to many people than works such as “The Fighting Temeraire” and “Rain, Steam and Speed”. It is, however, a canvas that attracts the eye and demonstrates the hand of a genius at work.
The dividing line between pornography and art is thin, yet there is a line. Painting a woman in the nude is an expression of love for god.
The Dream is one of many self-portraits by an extraordinary 20th-century artist, the Mexican Frida Kahlo.
This is the painting that inspired Tracy Chevalier to write “Girl with a Pearl Earring” (1999) and which in turn led to the film (2003) starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson. It has been termed “The Dutch Mona Lisa” for its similarity to Da Vinci’s famous painting of a...
The soul-artist asked me to gather together 4 or 5 photos of my husband, Jamie, and when I had done that, he informed me that “his” work would show the accumulation of every vision and tenure Jamie would experience and his Auric response to each one – accumulated! – Uthrania S...
This series of articles is a departure from the writs that comprise the bulk of our work on this site since February 2013. Not much of a departure, however, for, like telepathic communication from people of the starships (or UFO's), Uthrania Seila Sentana-Ries Cortez has had her share...
This series of articles is a departure from the writs that comprise the bulk of our work on this site since February 2013. Not much of a departure, however, for, like telepathic communication from people of the starships (or UFO's), Uthrania Seila Sentana-Ries Cortez has had her share...
This series of articles is a departure from the writs that comprise the bulk of our work on this site since February 2013. Not much of a departure, however, for, like telepathic communication from people of the starships (or UFO's), Uthrania Seila Sentana-Ries Cortez has had her share...
This article is a departure from the writs that comprise the bulk of our work on this site since February 2013. Not much of a departure, however, for, like telepathic communication from people of the starships (or UFO's), Uthrania Seila Sentana-Ries Cortez has had her share of paintin...
Reginald John Whistler, who was always known as Rex, was a painter of enormous talent and considerable wit who might have been one of the 20th century’s all-time greats had his life not been cut short by World War Two.
Census at Bethlehem is a painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.1525-69) that says much more about the Netherlands in the 16th century than the scene it purports to depict.
The Raft of the Medusa, by Théodore Géricault, can be seen today in the Louvre, Paris. It depicts a real event, and the painting was created with the purpose of drawing attention to that event. The story of the painting itself, although not as dramatic as that of the scene it depict...
“The Scream”, which is sometimes called “The Cry”, is one of the most recognisable paintings of all time, having been reproduced in print form countless times. It has appeared in advertisements, on posters, book jackets, and virtually anywhere that calls for an iconic image of...
This is the author's first speed painting done last year in a school event witnessed by some 500 discerning young crowds
An artist in China has used his daughter as a model in the nude. Many have felt it is immoral, but many have supported the painter Li Zhuangping
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