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LadyKflo

May 10, 2022

What’s the story behind the painting Oath of the Horatii by Jacques Louis David?

– Roman soldiers and a concocted salute
– Loyalty and love at war
– Strident brothers and their despairing sister

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May 3, 2022

What’s the symbolism in New York Office by Edward Hopper?

– Three figures, light fixtures, and frames
– Starring Hitchcock’s cool blonde
– A minor character disappears into the office building

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Apr 26, 2022

What’s the story behind masterpiece The Bolt (The Lock) by Jean-Honoré Fragonard?

– Velvet lady parts
– Push and pull of love
– Rococo’s exclamation point

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Apr 19, 2022

Why is Lord Frederic Leighton’s masterpiece Mother and Child still so popular?

– Symbolism in lilies, shoes, birds, and a grape
– When a mother frames your whole world
– The Baron painter Leighton: rich, famous and still relevant

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Apr 12, 2022

Egon Schiele paintings, like The Embrace, grip us in raw emotions. That’s thanks to the jutting bones and Expressionist renderings of nude figures. We can feel the raw pangs of their hunger for love. Egon Schiele paintings, like The Embrace, grip us in raw emotions. That’s thanks to the jutting bones...