Stories By Ledys Chemin
Art History 101
Back to School: The Great Art History 101September 5, 2020
Welcome to Art History 101! Here we’ll get to “oh“ and “ah” over iconic art that has shaped human ideas and thinking for centuries as we travel through artistic periods and wonderful works of art. But,...
Arts and Crafts’ Principles in Interior Design: The Original MinimalistsAugust 26, 2020
Perhaps you have noticed a trend in recent years: the return to simpler things. People seem to crave a return to simpler times, to homesteading, homemaking, and minimalism. We feel an urge to recycle, and to...
An Artistic Tour of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s DreamJune 24, 2020
Regardless of the time of year, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of the first things that come to mind when the word ‘Midsummer’ is mentioned. This play is a little complicated. There are many...
Cooking in Pictures—The Food of Art and the Art of FoodJune 10, 2020
Long before Julia Child published Mastering the Art of French Cooking, artists the world over had already made the connection between food and art. But how to approach cooking? Is cooking a science—a precise series of...
Art History 101
The Pantocrator Christ DepictionsJune 2, 2020
When the Hebrew Bible was translated into Greek, the word Almighty was rendered as Pantocrator, from the Greek words pas (all) and kratos (might, power). The Pantocrator Christ is one of the most recognized depictions of...
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU—Archetypes in Star Wars and ArtMay 4, 2020
Today is Star Wars Day. The first documented use of the phrase “May the 4th be with you” came from Margaret Thatcher’s political party, to congratulate her on her victory in the 1979 election. The first...
- Edward Hopper’s Drawings That Will Blow Your Mind
- 11 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo Da Vinci
- Here Be Medieval Dragons
- The Erotic Potential of The Temptation of St. Anthony
- Tattoos – Ancient Ink to Modern Celebrity
- The Serene Beauty of a Pastoral Love: Daphnis and Chloé Paintings
- Painting of the Week: Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair
- 10 Awesome Pairs of Shoes from the Victoria & Albert Collection
- Painting of the Week: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, The Roses of Heliogabalus
- Dior AW 2020-21: Deconstructing Art References