Anatoly Vanetik’s Art History: Realism

Anatoly Vanetik’s Art History: Realism

Although I rarely practice art myself, I do still find a keen fascination in the study of art and it’s vast history. If you, like me, have a love of history and art through the ages, I invite you to continue exploring eras of art, granting a deeper understanding of...
Academic Art

Academic Art

An everlasting truth to art is that it changes over time. As it continues to evolve, I find myself fascinated with the road it took to get there. I am not at all an art historian, nor do I still practice art much anymore. My simple intrigue of art over the ages is...
Anatoly’s Art History: Romanticism

Anatoly’s Art History: Romanticism

You may consider me a “non-practicing” artist. Although I am by no means an expert in art history, I do find fascination in evolution of art among various eras. Considering my art in the form of writing, I do take time to share art history by shedding light to the...
Anatoly’s Art History: Neoclassical Art

Anatoly’s Art History: Neoclassical Art

  I don’t have a background in art. I’m not much of an artist myself. I don’t do much painting anymore, nor do I sculpt or draw. But just as you don’t have to play baseball to watch the Dodgers or play football to watch your local team, I love art despite not...
Anatoly’s Art History: Renaissance Humanism

Anatoly’s Art History: Renaissance Humanism

As a lover of all things art-related, I’ve used these platforms as a means of cataloging my journey through the various periods of art history. Studying the past is one of the most efficient means of exploring the culture of those who created art before us. And it is...
Anatoly’s Art History: The Renaissance

Anatoly’s Art History: The Renaissance

To better explore a culture, to better examine the past and to better understand the history and people that came before us, we can study art. In some form, art has existed essentially since the dawn of time. Like people and cultures, through, art has changed....
Anatoly’s Art History: Stonehenge

Anatoly’s Art History: Stonehenge

Bringing yourself in touch with the art & culture of a time period can be achieved easily by narrowing your focus of concentration to a type of art or specific culture.  Breaking down art history into its five distinct categories in a recent post, I’ve decided to...
Anatoly’s Art History: The Stone Age Part I

Anatoly’s Art History: The Stone Age Part I

Examining art as a piece of history can reflect innumerable things about a society . Looking into an entire era of art–whether it spans decades, centuries or more–can give a taste of the culture and beauty of a civilization as a whole. But truly bringing yourself in...
Anatoly’s Art History: Ancient Egypt

Anatoly’s Art History: Ancient Egypt

To view this as a slideshow with photos, check Tony Vanetik’s slideshare.    Art, when examined on a grand scale can be interesting. Looking into an entire era of art–whether it spans decades, centuries or more–can give a taste of the culture and beauty of...