Jul
10
2021

ancient paintings in Chauvet Cave

"Hundreds of animal paintings have been catalogued, depicting at least 13 different species, including some rarely or never found in other ice age paintings." --wikipedia
Jul
02
2021

Art of Hokusai

"Hokusai is best known for the woodblock print series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji which includes the internationally iconic print The Great Wave off Kanagawa." --wikipedia
Jun
30
2021

Art of Monet

"During his long career, he was the most consistent and prolific practitioner of impressionism's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air (outdoor) landscape painting." --wikipedia
Jun
30
2021

Art of Refik Anadol

"Turkish-American new media artist and designer. His projects consist of data-driven machine learning algorithms that create abstract, dream-alike environments." --wikipedia
Jun
30
2021

Art of Francis Bacon

"Irish-born British figurative painter known for his raw, unsettling imagery. Focusing on the human form, his subjects included crucifixions, portraits of popes, self-portraits, and portraits of close friends, with abstracted figures sometimes isolated in geometrical structures." --wikipedia
Jun
30
2021

Art of Anselm Kiefer

by request. "Anselm Kiefer is a German painter and sculptor... His works incorporate materials such as straw, ash, clay, lead, and shellac." --wikipedia
Jun
30
2021

Art of Roy Lichtenstein

Pop art in comic book style. Paintings sold in the range of $28 million to $95 million.
Jun
30
2021

Art of Basquiat

"Since Basquiat's death at the age of 27 from a heroin overdose in 1988, his work has steadily increased in value...a 1982 painting by Basquiat depicting a black skull with red and yellow rivulets, sold for $110.5 million, becoming one of the most expensive paintings ever purchased." --wikipedia
Jun
30
2021

Art of Rothko

"best known for his color field paintings that depicted irregular and painterly rectangular regions of color, which he produced from 1949 to 1970." --wikipedia
Jun
30
2021

Art of Gustav Klimt

His paintings from the early 1900s have sold for over $100 million
Jun
30
2021

Art of Kandinsky

"Russian painter and art theorist. Kandinsky is generally credited as the pioneer of abstract art." --wikipedia
Jun
29
2021

Art of Frida Kahlo

"painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico." --wikipedia
Jun
29
2021

Art of Goya

"considered the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries." --wikipedia
Jun
19
2021

triquetra

"used as an ornamental design in architecture, and in medieval manuscript illumination"
May
05
2021

Eye of Horus

"an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power, and good health." --wikipedia
Apr
12
2021

endless knot

"an important cultural marker in places significantly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism such as Tibet, Mongolia, Tuva, Kalmykia, and Buryatia." wikipedia
Oct
14
2020

Rosary

LoC of the Rosary (the item)
Oct
09
2020

crucifix

"A crucifix (from Latin cruci fixus, meaning "one fixed to a cross") is a cross with a representation of Jesus' body, or corpus. It is a principal symbol of the Christian religion, primarily used in the Catholic, Anglican, and Eastern Orthodox Churches." (Wikipedia)
Apr
26
2020

Ichthys

Fish profile pictogram used by Christians.
Mar
31
2020

Latin cross

The Latin cross began as a Roman Catholic emblem but later became a universal symbol of Christianity. Wikipedia