Art As A Subject Of The Elite

Art is a subject of the Elite—not in the sense that the artist necessarily belongs to or enjoys the privileges of those whom they serve—what makes art elitist is its, inevitable, destiny to suit and please the particular taste of the upper-class, and to obtain the approval and exclusivity of that elite and its institutions.American … Read more

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon: Art lost in time

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon evoke a romantic picture of lush greenery and colorful flowers cascading from the sky. The grandeur of their sight must have been awe-inspiring, the magnificence, what a sight to behold. Oh! If only it lived down to our time. Little wonder the ancient World would have considered them one of … Read more

About Alebrijes Art Form

If you are into art, especially the Mexican forms, you might have heard about Alebrijes. It is said that all the brightly colored folk art sculptures or wood carvings from Oaxaca State in Mexico which depicts fantastical creatures are known as Alebrijes. These works of art have become extremely popular and the term has even … Read more

Portrayals Of Lamentation

Throughout history, we have seen the way art around the world has changed. From cave paintings during the Paleolithic period, to the stained glasses in some of the greatest churches of Gothic Europe, to the Statue of Liberty in New York. In some ways the artwork and architecture are similar to the work we saw … Read more