Category Archives: B Block

Mirrored tricks, the skill of Realism

If someone asked me, “What is your favorite art piece from Renais sance era?”  My answer would be, Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife, by Jan van Eyck. When you look at, the painting closely, you should, notice that there is

Mirrored tricks, the skill of Realism

If someone asked me, “What is your favorite art piece from Renais sance era?”  My answer would be, Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife, by Jan van Eyck. When you look at, the painting closely, you should, notice that there is

Renaissance Artists: Best of Both Worlds

“No feature of the Renaissance evokes greater admiration than it’s artistic masterpieces,” (Mckay, 421). Personally, I find greater interest in the architectural and scientific advances during the Renaissance. To explore Mckay’s statement further, I decided to take a look at the relationship

Renaissance Artists: Best of Both Worlds

“No feature of the Renaissance evokes greater admiration than it’s artistic masterpieces,” (Mckay, 421). Personally, I find greater interest in the architectural and scientific advances during the Renaissance. To explore Mckay’s statement further, I decided to take a look at the relationship

The Firsts of the Last (Supper)

            Have you ever wondered why a painting of twelve men having dinner conquered the attention of the whole world? I came to realize that us as viewers have to look deeper into the painting

The Firsts of the Last (Supper)

            Have you ever wondered why a painting of twelve men having dinner conquered the attention of the whole world? I came to realize that us as viewers have to look deeper into the painting

Wealthy People Really Can Have it All

Modern day displays of wealth differ substantially than those of the renaissance period; these can be anything from the donation of a bench in a city park to wearing a pair of designer shoes. During the Renaissance this was not

Wealthy People Really Can Have it All

Modern day displays of wealth differ substantially than those of the renaissance period; these can be anything from the donation of a bench in a city park to wearing a pair of designer shoes. During the Renaissance this was not

True Love

When you look at the Pieta one of the finest sculpture of Michelangelo, have you ever wonder what does Michelangelo really try to convey to us?. He completed this piece of work when he was only 24 years old. It

True Love

When you look at the Pieta one of the finest sculpture of Michelangelo, have you ever wonder what does Michelangelo really try to convey to us?. He completed this piece of work when he was only 24 years old. It

Art: Too Cool for Politics

Former Mackinac Center President, Lawrence R. Reed, stated in 2003, “art is too important to be dependent upon politicians” (Reed). When I first read Reed’s statement I was surprised – the government funds art? Apparently yes, about $160 million in

Art: Too Cool for Politics

Former Mackinac Center President, Lawrence R. Reed, stated in 2003, “art is too important to be dependent upon politicians” (Reed). When I first read Reed’s statement I was surprised – the government funds art? Apparently yes, about $160 million in

Evolution vs. Creation

The transition between the Medieval to Renaissance times was an amazingly abrupt one, but I feel like some people believe that people like Michelangelo and Rafael were born and simply decided to start a new age called the Renaissance just

Evolution vs. Creation

The transition between the Medieval to Renaissance times was an amazingly abrupt one, but I feel like some people believe that people like Michelangelo and Rafael were born and simply decided to start a new age called the Renaissance just