Category Archives: Art history

Distortions of Grande Odalisque and Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

Some parallels lie between the works below, with the major themes being: nudity, brothels, colonialism, distortion, and space. See more below. Ingres’ painting, left, Grande Odalisque or Une Odalisque, caused controversial amongst the academy. He was breaking with neo-classicism and … Continue reading

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When Art Is Evil

Marcus Harvey, Myra In the United States, when this portrait of Myra Hindley was shown, it made little stir. (See below) That’s because she is lesser known in the US than in England, where she helped Ian Brady murder several … Continue reading

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Welcome to this blog, which is primarily devoted to art: short analyses or reflections on works which will include a range of genres and periods from German Expressionism, Symbolism, Pre-Raphaelites, Post-Modernism, Fauvism, Saatchi artists, Romanticism, Medieval, Classical, Austrian art, Dutch … Continue reading

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