• Art History

    Happy Birthday Michelangelo

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    Happy (belated) Birthday Michelangelo, born March 6, 1475.  Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet during the High Renaissance – one of the original “Renaissance men.”  You’ve likely run across his name or seen his (or parodies of his) work before.    If you’re not familiar with Michelangelo’s…

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    15 Christmas Artworks From Throughout History

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    As the holiday is approaching, I thought I’d share one of my favorite blog posts from a couple years ago.  It’s interesting to see how the holiday has been depicted throughout the years in art.  Do you have a favorite?   Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating today!  I searched the interwebs…

  • Art History

    Top 15 Christmas Artworks From Throughout History

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    As an artist (and person in general) the weeks leading up to Christmas tend to be the busiest with making sure everything is ready to go on time.  This year I’m being especially mindful of simplifying and slowing down compared to last years.  While I’m working on other things, here’s…

  • Art History

    Top 15 Christmas Artworks From Throughout History

    Top 15 christmas artworks from throughout history blog cover

    Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating today!  I searched the interwebs for Christmas art to share with you today and I ended up finding TONS!  After retrieving myself from various rabbit holes, I’m sharing 15 favorites from the ones that I found.  1. The Nativity by Martin Schongauer (1435-1491) 1435–1491, The…