Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/artappreciation artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2018 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:00:11 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://artappreciation.bellaonline.com The Obelisk Remains Grounded in Art History http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art305663.asp 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 http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art305652.asp 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 http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art2176.asp 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