This is a blog about art appreciation. Not about art criticism, but about learning to feel and understand art. For yourself. So that each time you go to a gallery, you get a kick out of it. Very few people really do get a kick out of art, but we’ll gradually learn this skill together.
Occasionally, you would come across a short story – either purely my own or in response to writing challenges. The stories will be short and, hopefully, a blip of comedy on the spirited landscape I was promising a few lines back )
To get a taste of what you can get here on art, in simple but serious presentations:
Story of a “sister” sculpture to Michelangelo’s David: 1
Ambassadors: detective investigation explaining its true meaning: 1
Van Gogh secrets you can’t read anywhere else about: 1, 2
Modigliani’s secret to painting nudes: 1, 2, 3
Matisse borrowing ideas from Pollaiuolo: 1
Playing with composition and getting fun out of it: 1
Painting nature, not copying it: 1
Cezanne’s secrets: 1
Rhythm in paintings: 1
Why is this masterpiece a masterpiece?
Art, sometimes, is best appreciated when accompanied by a good laugh:
All texts and research are original and hopefully protected by copyright )