Georgia ‘Keeffe or Georgia Totto ‘Keeffe was an American painter, who revolutionized the concept of modern abstract art. Rosenthal, Mark. Abstraction in the Twentieth Century: Total Risk, Freedom, Discipline. Entry Hans Hofmann” by Rebecca Butterfield, p. 289. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; distributed by Abrams, 1996. The museum owns several paintings and sculptures by some of the most important artists participating in vanguard movements in Europe before and during World War I, including Constantin Brancusi, Marc Chagall, Jacob Epstein, Natalia Goncharova, Henri Matisse, Amadeo Modigliani, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Gino Severini. Photography is the science , art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor , or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film. “A Picture may paint a thousand words or a picture is worth a thousand words, but … Read the rest

Galerie Blue Square is dedicated to celebrating the talents of artists inspired by the principles and philosophies of the Russian avant-garde. Dunne, Aidan. A Playful Style of Innovation” (Rubicon Gallery exhibition review). The Irish Times, 22 November 2006. WLFP offers temporary henna body art to stain the skin with gorgeous and unique designs. This is a truly unique service to introduce to your guests at upcoming events. American artist Betsy Eby, whose work is included in the Art in Embassies exhibition at the residence of Ambassador Ebert-Gray in Port Moresby, traveled from Columbus, Georgia, to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, and Honiara, Solomon Islands, to conduct a series of artist exchanges with artists in both cities. The goal of this cultural exchange was to demonstrate and encourage female empowerment through art. Zimmer, William. ” Ellsworth Kelly: Leo Castelli.” (New York) Arts Magazine vol. 51, no. 8 (April 1977): 34. Goodman, … Read the rest

American contemporary artist, Jasper Johns, Jr., was born on May 15, 1930, in Augusta, Georgia. Five years later, combining a daring design with the richest materials the Empire could offer, the third – and final – Hagia Sophia was dedicated by Justinian at Christmas in 537. It is said that he uttered “Solomon, I have surpassed you” at the opening of the new church. Indeed, Hagia Sophia was a latter-day Temple of God. Its full name in Greek was Ναός της Αγίας του Θεού Σοφίας, Naos tēs Hagias tou Theou Sophias, which means “Shrine of the Holy Wisdom of God” (thank you Wikipedia). In the form Justinian gave it Hagia Sophia was much larger, more beautiful and daring than the Temple in Jerusalem, even the second marble temple built by Herod. Was he relieved to see the project done, was he satisfied with the results? What he said at the … Read the rest

Download and customize slideshows, worksheets, and other resources for use in the classroom or self-guided learning. Explores a selection of musical traditions in order to gain an appreciation of musical diversity in terms of aesthetics and meanings. Interrogates the concept of world music” as a way of sustaining binaries between the West and the rest.” By studying the historical, political, economic, social, and aesthetic contexts of varied musical practices, offers students an opportunity to learn how music both reflects and shapes its cultural setting. Through varied pedagogical techniques, offers an informed and critical understanding of music as a meaningful form of human expression. Electronic Tuner is a device that detects and displays the Pitch of musical notes played on a musical instrument. “Pitch” is the highness or lowness of a musical note, which is typically measured in Hertz. Simple tuners indicate—typically with an analog needle-dial, LEDs, or an LCD screen—whether … Read the rest