Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/artappreciation artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:08:23 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://artappreciation.bellaonline.com The Many 'Firsts' in the History of Art http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306525.asp When asked, 'Who was the first artist?' or 'What was the first work of art?' the answers are not that simple. I'll discuss the many 'firsts' in art and possibly reveal the answers to these questions. Sat, 5 Oct 2019 22:10:10 EST Turning Point in the Success of Impressionist Art http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306526.asp The Impressionists of the late 19thc were mocked by Europeans from the start. An unlikely art dealer supported the artists and implemented an ingenious way of selling and marketing their works. Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:10:10 EST The Owl as Represented in Renaissance Art http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306502.asp Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch painted the owl the most of all artists in his time. I'll discuss possible reasons why and how its significance varies - including his famous 'Garden of Earthly Delights'. Sat, 7 Sep 2019 22:10:10 EST