Women have been expressing themselves for centuries by putting their life into their work. These women artists have made their work very personal. I will discuss but only a few (of the many) who bravely spoke out.
In contrast to abstraction, figure painting is instead a representation of the real world. In modern art, the subject can be without a face or even that of an imaginary person. I will discuss these variations.
In the evolution of humans, those recognizing the benefits of clear (blue) skies and clean (blue) water became better adept at survival. I will discuss the origins of the color blue and its application in art.
What has become a daily routine for most of us today was viewed differently in ancient Greece and Rome. I will discuss its beginnings and how it carried over centuries later into works by great artists.
From painting to photography, shadows are used to depict suspense and ambiguity. I will discuss how shadows may have influenced the origin of painting and how it has been incorporated in art - past and present.