A group for members to discuss and learn about the greatest works of art from history! Talk about your favorite artists, paintings, sculptures, etc., and share questions to seek larger insights.
Latest Activity: Nov 6, 2015
Hello and Welcome to the Art History and Appreciation Group!
In this group, we seek to celebrate those works of art that inspire us. Ask questions of your fellow members, learn about art movements and the lives and achievements of your favorite artists, and share your personal interpretations on all things creative!
If you would like to post and comment on a well known piece of artwork, you can either post in the Show & Tell thread, or start your own discussion!
I love Traditional Artist. The Old Masters, Names we have all heard of and are familiar withThey were Historic Artist. The Italians, The Spanish, The Dutch,The Germans,The French, and on and on. Names that are basic Art History. Pablo Picasso,…READ MORE
... ok.. any artist lol!Tim's Vermeerabout Johannes Vermeer and the technology he may have used in the 16th century to create his realistic portraits. 3 1/2 out of 4 stars from the Rolling Stone magazine... pretty good for an artsy fartsy…READ MORE
I wondered whether anyone else would be interested in posting something about the Swapart artist (when there is one)? I found out so much useful and interesting information about Paul Klee while studying his work. It was inspirational and I know it…READ MORE
I've been pretty impressed by some of the apps I've found for museums around the world. Let's add links to apps (and/or websites, especially interactive ones) here so people can find them all in one place...?Here are my favorites so far:The Louvre,…READ MORE
Reading the profile of the week about Speedy and his virtual art forms I wonder if there are any other digital artists in TAC community. I don't mean Photoshoppers and users of this type of software, but real artists like Speedy. Very interesting…READ MORE
I saw a program on tv recently about a possible new Leonardo drawing. Has anyone seen the program or heard of this drawing? It was a most interesting program. It took 10 years for the person who now owns it to go through several scientific and…READ MORE
Recently I found a print in a junk store by Robert Laessig. It was so dirty and I had no idea what I had found till I took it apart and started cleaning the frame and glass.I found a lot of information about him on the Internet. He painted mostly…READ MORE
Is there a particular art movement, or period in art history, that you feel most connected with? Is there a certain style of art that calls out to you over the years?I've always loved Surrealism, which I discovered as a teenager. I was drawn to…READ MORE