The De Stijl Movement: Neoplasticism*, Mondrian, and Spinoza’s Influence on Modern Art in the 20th Century ____________________________________________________________________________________________ “The rhythm of relations
Images and text correlate best when viewed on a wide screen rather than on a phone or on an iPad.
Images and text correlate best when viewed on a wide screen. ◊ When first exhibited in Europe, the U.S., and Japan in the early 1900s, the life-sized sculpture of Auguste Rodin’s The Kiss was perceived as so shamelessly erotic that it was screened off, covered with blankets, or put in a private room where it was […]
Images and text are best viewed on a wide screen. ◊ Over five-hundred years ago, carrying pages of
Please see The Nature of Japanese Art, Part One (September 2019) for background information about the influence of Shintoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism on Japanese art. Images and text are best viewed on a wide screen. ◊ Japanese artist Nikyoko Ikuta uses only two materials in her work: glass and light. “I am captivated by the […]
Images and text are best viewed on a wide screen. ◊ The art of seeing: two paintings of wisteria were made less than twenty years apart, one in America, the other in Japan. Lush and abundant, if you could pull the clustered blooms closer, it would require both hands. The scent, having been […]
Is man, by nature, a violent being? Is he genetically coded towards violence and aggression? Is his drive towards aggression