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☛ The Last Judgment (detail: “Paradise”) by Fra Angelico, tempera on panel, 1425–1430, San Marco, Florence. Large format retrieved from imgkid.com The representation is faithful to artistic tradition. In the highest part the Saviour calls the elect to Him with His right hand, while with His left He motions away the reprobate: around Him are […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on February 18, 2015 ― Published in Art, Communication, Painting | Tagged: community, Paradise, love, religion, unity, ideology, participation, Fra Angelico, Christianism, saint, harmony
☛ Google Culture Institute: “La cigale” (“The Grasshopper”) by Jules Joseph Lefebvre, 1972, oil on canvas, w1238 x h1867 cm (Unframed). Rights: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Felton Bequest, 2005. The painting is currently on display in the 19th Century European Paintings Gallery of the National Gallery of Victoria, in Melbourne, Australia (Accession Number 2005.237). […]
☛ Columbus Museum of Art: “Morning Sun” by Edward Hopper, oil on canvas, 28 1/8 x 40 1/8″, 1952. Large format retrieved from NPR. NPR has an interesting piece about the “pensive lady in pink”: It’s one of the ultimate images of summer: a woman in a short, pink slip sits on a bed, her […]
☛ Museo Nacional del Prado: “Perro semihundido” (“The Half-Submerged Dog” also known as “The Dog”), mural painting by Fransisco Goya, 131 cm x 79 cm, between 1819 and 1823. In a piece he wrote for The Guardian in 2003, art critic Robert Hughes (1938-2012) commented Goya’s painting, and described the inscrutable dog’s head, the lonely […]