Tag Archives: mythology

Female Nude or Naked Female?

Modigliani, Amedeo. 1917. Reclining Nude The Met

Representing female nudes in the history of art is a canonical subject matter along with landscapes, still life, portraiture and historical paintings. When thinking of iconic female nude artworks one might think of timeless masterworks like the Venetian Renaissance master Titian’s Venus of Urbino (c. 1534) or the Florentine High Renaissance Master Sandro Botticelli’s Birth […]

Epic Narratives in Classic Art Masterpieces

Art Masterpices - Mythology

Western culture has always been extremely interested in the mythic figures and stories of antiquity.  For hundreds of years, mythologies of all kinds have been a staple subject of many art masterpieces and have contributed to a long tradition of epic narratives in art.  From the Abrahamic religions to western mythologies, the stories we have […]