Month of Art: Day 6 Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25

Here is my first sculpture entry. Gian Lorenzo Bernini , the most prominent sculptor of the Baroque period, was born 1598 in Naples, Italy and was the creator of the Baroque sculpture style. Like Michelangelo, he also dabbled not only in sculpture but painting, architecture, play writing and metal work. Of course, he is knownContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 6 Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25”

Month of Art: Day 5 Christ at the Column, 1607

Caravaggio was a Baroque painter born 1571 in Milan, Italy. Having trained under another phenomenal artist Titian (Tiziano Vecelli), his style developed well under the Catholic church’s high demands for artists in the 1700’s. The figures of his works were more realistic of which he blended a radical type of chiaroscuro, tenebrism where light and darkContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 5 Christ at the Column, 1607”

Over the Garden Wall (2014) Review

Created by Patrick Mchale, known best for his work on Adventure Time for Cartoon Network, Over the Garden Wall came out November 2014. I heard about this show yesterday from a youtube reviewer and became curious. I love Halloween and old American folk tales so this show’s overall premise seemed intriguing enough for me toContinue reading “Over the Garden Wall (2014) Review”

Month of Art: Day 4 Map of Abarat, 2002

 (Map of Abarat 2002, Clive Barker) A much more modern painting, this might be the only book art piece I will show. (No guarantees though.) Born 1957 in Liverpool, England Clive Barker is a well known author, film writer, actor, film producer and artist. Known for adult novels like Weaveworld (1987),  The Damnation Game (1985), Continue reading “Month of Art: Day 4 Map of Abarat, 2002”

Month of Art: Day 3 The Storm, 1880

                               (The Storm 1880, Pierre Auguste Cot) Lo and behold! It is my first French painter. This time, I chose a painter who is more well known in the artistic world. Pierre Auguste Cot was born 1837 in Southern France andContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 3 The Storm, 1880”