On July 31, 1968, a young African-American boy was looking at the newspaper when he saw something that he had never seen before. With tears in his eyes, he started running through the house, calling for his mom. He would show his mom, and she would gasp, seeing something she thought she would never see … Read more
Pentimento 1:… a visible trace of an earlier painting beneath a layer or layers of paint on a canvas.
1(from Italian, literally ‘repentance’)…the artist ‘repented’ and created something new.
Seven ‘Firsts’ with Art
Once you get serious, you don’t just appreciate art, you have a ‘relationship’ with art. And just like in your most meaningful human relationship, there comes a time when you step back and think about all of your ‘firsts’.
Did you know….? Art competitions were a feature of the modern Olympic Games during its early years, from 1912 to 1948. The competitions were part of the original intention of the founder of the International Olympic Committee, Pierre de Fredy, Baron de Coubertin.