Visual Arts Articles

Visual Arts Articles - Eyes are many

Visual Arts

Articles in the Visual Arts Humans have an incredible innate ability to perceive the world around us through the use of our senses. Although what qualifies as a sense is up to some debate, it is generally agreed that the five primary senses are sight, touch, taste, hearing, and smell. Use of these senses has …

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Outstanding Visual Artists

Outstanding Visual Artists (10 Inspiring Careers)

Painting, sculpture, photography and crafts — these are all pieces of art considered within the realm of “visual art.” Those who create them, along with many others like film and architecture, are called visual artists. Professionals in this realm of creative work may hold a variety of positions from self-made artists to animators with large …

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Coyolxauhqui

Coyolxauhqui (Analysis of the Head of Coyolxauhqui)

The Colossal Head of Coyolxauhqui is a stone monument carved in pre-Columbian Tenochtitlan, the center of the Aztec world. In 1829, archeologists unearthed it from the foundations of a colonial church in Mexico City. At this time, archeologists had found only a few Aztec monuments, like the Calendar Stone and the Coatlicue Monument. The Head …

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Early Renaissance

Early Renaissance: Competition and Collaboration

Consider the role of competitions and collaboration in the light of the great architectura. Also consider sculptural projects of Early Renaissance Florence (Orsanmichele, Baptistery, Duomo, cantore). To what degree did competition provide the impetus behind the development of new forms? Or was the driving force instead, the rare preponderance of genius in early Renaissance Florence? …

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Myth of Hercules

The Myth of Hercules Compared to Disney’s Hercules

Originally, the Greek myth was about Heracles, known today through Roman interference, as Hercules. The original significance of the story of Hercules is that even though the unfortunate events that happened to Hercules may have been caused by the gods, usually Hera, he acted with grace and performed his attrition adequately. Instead of killing himself …

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