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July 21, 2017

Yes! You've heard correctly! I have finally launched my blog now available at Artprodigyblog.com. There you can see images and responses to my artwork, inspirational artwork and analysis, experiences as a artist, and much more!

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July 19, 2017

There are many reasons as to why having artwork in the home is important. It helps us more mentally and emotionally than we think. Some relax us while others make us feel more productive. Some even offer a self reflective purpose. While there are many reasons, here are...

June 26, 2014

      Fra Filippo Lippi’s Virgin and Child and Alvise Vivarini’s “Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints - Sacra Conversazione”, both portray scenes of the life of Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus, enthroned. The paintings refer to Luke 1:27-35, “To a virgin betrothed to...

June 26, 2014

Allan Ramsay, a Scottish portrait painter in the 18th century, had a unique style of painting. A majority of Ramsay’s work revealed many important elements, which reflected the royal society and beliefs of the 18th century. Most of which, was inspired by numerous Itali...

June 26, 2014

Queen Charlotte With Prince George and Prince Frederick is an 18th century, 249x162 cm oil painting on canvas, that hangs on the wall of the Baltimore Museum of Art, in their European art collection. Mrs. P.B. Key Daingerfield gave the painting to the Baltimore Museum...

June 26, 2014

1. I think the lines between public and private have changed in the last century because people have perceived certain subjects, such as photographs of nude models as indecent, and have also developed different intentions and ways of looking at such things. Today’s soc...

June 26, 2014

For centuries, humans have dominated the earth, gradually altering the naturalistic aspect of nature, therefore forming a materialistic and artificialized society.

      What is this thing we call a society? Is it made to change our perception of how we should truly liv...

June 26, 2014

In response to the article, “Truth and Photography”, I believe that pictures made by a lens are connected to the real world, because the camera captures every movement and imperfection. Over the years, the development of the camera and film has changed, in order for it...

June 26, 2014

Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis: Two Documentary Photographers

      Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis, two 20th century documentary photographers, captured photographs of the living conditions and everyday life struggles of immigrants and lower class families in New York City. L...

June 26, 2014

   Roland Barthes’ semiotic theory focuses on a structured system of signs, specifically photographs, as social phenomena. His theory emphasizes how these signs are codes of cultural knowledge and ideologies. In order to fully comprehend all of the implied meanings in...

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