Alfred Stieglitz Analysis Essay

Alfred Stieglitz was an iconic photographer and gallery owner, who creates abstract art or symbolism in high-quality fashion. He was born on January 1, 1864 at Hoboken, New Jersey in a German-Jewish family. He spent most of his life in New York City, molding his photographs and leading a group of artists, called the Photo-Secessionist … Read more

Manets Olympia Essay

It takes one person with a radical, innovative idea, who is willing to pursue it despite ridicule, to change the world. When it comes to the concept of modernism in the 19th century art world, Edouard Manet did just that. The concept of modernity, or seeing the conditions of the physical world as they are, … Read more

Gerrit Van Honthorst: Art Analysis Essay

The piece of Art, Smiling Girl, a Courtesan Holding an Obscene Image, painted by Gerrit van Honthorst in 1625 can be seen at the Saint Louis Art Museum. I was initially drawn to this image from across the gallery mostly due to the subject’s bright red dress with gold sleeves, it was one of the … Read more