Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

Twenty | 14 May 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  Today’s featured image is Irises by Van Gogh. Every individual image may be contemplated in conjunction with the original one (as...
May 14th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other, Twenty | Read More

Twenty | 7 May 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  Today’s featured image is Three Musicians by Picasso. Every individual image may be contemplated in conjunction with the original...
May 7th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other, Twenty | Read More

Twenty | 30 April 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  Today’s featured image is Doubting Saint Thomas by Caravaggio. Every individual image may be contemplated in conjunction with the...
April 30th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other, Twenty | Read More

Twenty | 23 April 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  Today’s featured image is Opening of the Fifth Seal of the Apocalypse by El Greco. Every individual image may be contemplated in...
April 23rd, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other, Twenty | Read More

Twenty | 16 April 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  Today’s featured image is Young Woman with a Water Pitcher by Vermeer. Every individual image may be contemplated in conjunction...
April 16th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other, Twenty | Read More

Twenty | 9 April 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  Today’s featured image is Le Bal au Moulin de la Galette by Renoir. Every individual image may be contemplated in conjunction with...
April 9th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other, Twenty | Read More

Twenty | 2 April 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  In honor of Good Friday, today’s featured image is The Lamentation by Giotto. Every individual image may be contemplated in conjunction...
April 2nd, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other | Read More

Twenty | 26 March 2010

Twenty is a collection of apparently disparate images that have been thoughtfully selected to complement a great work of art (displayed first in the collection below).  This post is the first of these collections made for Evangelical Outpost.  That being the case, it seemed sensible to begin by complementing...
March 26th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Other | Read More

Painting Darkness to Reveal Light: El Greco

This Thursday we celebrate the Annunciation to Mary, so it seems right to look at at least one of the hundreds of paintings treating the subject. My personal favorite is by El Greco and hangs in the Museo del Prado, Madrid. ‘El Greco’ is actually just the nickname the Spanish gave the artist;...
March 23rd, 2010 | Art & Literature, Culture, Media, Other | Read More

Predatory Loneliness: Nighthawks

Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks maybe the most famous painting of urban isolation. Don’t buy it?  Let me try to help. When you’re attempting to understand a piece, the first step is to see it well. Look at the formal elements: color, shapes, and focal points. Once you can see what you’re...
March 16th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Media | Read More