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Bird in Flight
The Swamp [enlarged], 1885, Konstantin Kryzhitsky (Ukrainian-born Russian, 1858-1911). Oil on canvas. Nikolaev Art Museum [scroll down] [more ], Ukraine. Weblog post (with images of some two dozen paintings), including a touching reference to Kryzhitsky's tragic death by suicide. The Athenaeum: 65 works, sorted by year completed, in ascending order.
NOTES & COMMENTS
Kamhi's Who Says That's Art? debated by art educators // Da Vinci Initiative promotes classic art skills in K-12 education // Epoch Times's favorable coverage of Classical Realist art // Sculptor Camille Claudel emerges from Rodin's shadow // Botticelli and contemporary self-portrait exhibitions (see CURRENT NEWS) // And more. . . .
A Cognitive Theory that Challenges Institutional Definitions of Art - Michelle Marder Kamhi and Emmanuel Antwi
About our note on Julian Onderdonk (1882-1922), American Impressionist painter - Dan Karlan
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What Art Is: The Esthetic Theory of Ayn Rand (Open Court, 2000). Chapter Summaries, Reviews/Responses. . .
The Definition of Art (Ch. 6)
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Supplement to What Art Is--articles and excerpts
Who Says That's Art?
A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts (Pro Arte Books, 2014). Contents, Introduction, Reviews, Image links
Includes essays by the Aristos
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