Please see The Nature of Japanese Art, Part One (September 2019) for background information about the influence of Shintoism, Buddhism,
(Marcel Duchamp with The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even. Photograph: Mark Kauffman/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image) “The spectator
His contemporaries called him “the sun amidst small stars”, the princes’ painter, the people’s painter, the prince of painters. In
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and
In 1879, Auguste Rodin entered a competition to design a war memorial honoring the Parisians who defended the city while it
(Above: Rue de Rivoli, Paris; 1871) What makes a war memorial appropriate or inappropriate? Whom or what should be remembered?
Vulcan thought his ex-wife was out of the picture. Then one day while he was at work, she suddenly appeared