Category Archives: F Block

If The Mona Lisa Could Speak……

         Of course, the Mona Lisa can’t actually speak, and it may be crazy to even think of that happening, but she speaks in so many different ways. According to McKay, in the 15th Century the individual

If The Mona Lisa Could Speak……

         Of course, the Mona Lisa can’t actually speak, and it may be crazy to even think of that happening, but she speaks in so many different ways. According to McKay, in the 15th Century the individual

Patrons VS. Artists

According to McKay, “artists in the Renaissance didn’t produce unsolicited pictures or statues for the general public, but usually worked on commission from patrons” (425). Working with patrons was the way of surviving as well as producing art because there

Patrons VS. Artists

According to McKay, “artists in the Renaissance didn’t produce unsolicited pictures or statues for the general public, but usually worked on commission from patrons” (425). Working with patrons was the way of surviving as well as producing art because there

Where has great art gone?

To those of us who do not thrive in or commonly affiliate with the arts, Renaissance art is probably a lot easier to understand than what is considered “modern art”. Modern art can be really confusing and sometimes appear easy

Where has great art gone?

To those of us who do not thrive in or commonly affiliate with the arts, Renaissance art is probably a lot easier to understand than what is considered “modern art”. Modern art can be really confusing and sometimes appear easy

Women Artists during the Renaissance- who were they?

                 Women Renaissance artists? Was there such a thing? I’d never heard of any. Just in case you all are late on the news: There WERE many women artists who made significant and long-lasting contributions to the world of art.

Women Artists during the Renaissance- who were they?

                 Women Renaissance artists? Was there such a thing? I’d never heard of any. Just in case you all are late on the news: There WERE many women artists who made significant and long-lasting contributions to the world of art.

Another View on the Renaissance: The Relationship between Art and Science

The concepts of art and science appear to be polar opposites to the untrained eye. However, I looked closer at art and science in the renaissance and found them to be much more closely related than I previously thought. According

Another View on the Renaissance: The Relationship between Art and Science

The concepts of art and science appear to be polar opposites to the untrained eye. However, I looked closer at art and science in the renaissance and found them to be much more closely related than I previously thought. According

A Letter to McKay with a Side of Sass

Dear Mr. McKay, For my Age of Reason class, I’ve been reading your book, A History of Western Civilization, Volume B. While looking at one of the paintings shown in the book, I noticed a man on the edge of

A Letter to McKay with a Side of Sass

Dear Mr. McKay, For my Age of Reason class, I’ve been reading your book, A History of Western Civilization, Volume B. While looking at one of the paintings shown in the book, I noticed a man on the edge of

The Boundary between Porn and Art

In China, I can watch any movies I want—X-rated, R-rated—as long as they are in the market. You see, in China, there is no film rating system. But American kids may never have a chance to see the world’s greatest

The Boundary between Porn and Art

In China, I can watch any movies I want—X-rated, R-rated—as long as they are in the market. You see, in China, there is no film rating system. But American kids may never have a chance to see the world’s greatest