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...
What’s The Big Deal About Florence?

What’s The Big Deal About Florence?

It’s well known that Florence is the central hub for Early Italian Renaissance Art. But what exactly led up to Florence gaining this significance within the Renaissance Movement? There were many cities that played a large role in this movement, but these places...
10 Important Art Terms That You Should Know

10 Important Art Terms That You Should Know

Throughout the history of art, there have been a number of different movements, groups, genres, and areas of discipline that have arisen. These movements have shaped the way art is both created and remembered. The names categories in which we place art pieces plays an...
Driving Forces in Tony’s Personal Life

Driving Forces in Tony’s Personal Life

Art history is one of the biggest driving forces of Tony’s life outside of his professional work in consulting and investing. He continues to educate himself in art, ranging from classic seventeenth-century paintings to modern photography of nature and everything in...