Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2018 All Rights Reserved. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:47:22 EST 240 Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline The Obelisk Remains Grounded in Art History Beginning with ancient Egypt, stone obelisks commemorated deaths and battles – some erected in pairs at entrances to temples. I'll discuss how some were 'taken' and brought elsewhere and those found here in USA. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 22:10:10 EST Mysteries Surrounding Death of Cleopatra in Art The circumstances surrounding Cleopatra’s death is that of legends and lore. Many artists painted the death of the queen of Egypt being bitten by an asp. I will discuss these paintings and the backstory. Sat, 6 Oct 2018 22:10:10 EST Romanticism as a Style / Liberty as an Art Theme The Romantic era in 19th c Europe is a period of imagination and strong emotion. I’ll discuss the Delacroix show at the Metropolitan Museum, NY and my thoughts on liberty as a theme in art. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 23:11:11 EST