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...
Anatoly’s Art History: Ancient Rome

Anatoly’s Art History: Ancient Rome

To view this blog as a slideshow, click here.   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 a civilization as a...
Why does it look that way?

Why does it look that way?

Have you ever been to a museum and found yourself totally captivated by Greco-Roman sculptures? Out of a block of marble, a craftsman chiseled out the very human shapes of both gods and mortals. Millennia later, European artists would rediscover these ancient...
The 10 Most Famous Paintings In The World

The 10 Most Famous Paintings In The World

There are millions of paintings that are created and displayed in galleries and museums across the globe every year. However, there are a select few of these paintings transcend time, impacting the history of art as we know it. These paintings are recognizable by...
Art History: Breaking Down The Timeline

Art History: Breaking Down The Timeline

The entirety of art history can essentially be broken up into five distinct groups. Gaining a better understanding of what took place during each one of these “chunks” in art history will help you gain a deeper grasp of how art has evolved. With that said, let’s...