FINE ART CULTURE IN WALT’S ANIMATED MASTERPIECE FROZEN

    Maybe I’m reaching out to the wrong demographic, and this reference is a little dated, but some recent culture was Disney’s new animated musical Frozen. Like other Walt classics such as The Little Mermaid and The Emperor’s New Clothes, Frozen is based off a Hans Christian Andersen story. What a Charles.  Frozen features…

French Orientalist Art & Women’s Colleges

  What does this painting of a gaggle of nude ladies at a Turkish Bath and a woman’s college have in common? As a proud scholar of Art History at Bryn Mawr College I feel qualified to answer that question.   Frist, the painting: During the late 19th century Europeans had a fascination with the…

More on Hip Hop and Art: Wu-Tang Clan’s Secret Album

I guess I’m on a Hip-Hop/Art kick, but the merging of the genres keep coming up in the media. According to an exclusive Forbes article, the illustrious group Wu-Tang Clan is going to release only ONE COPY of their new album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin. It is going to be sheathed in a silver/nickel jewel…

Picasso Baby

Let’s talk about Jay-Z and Art—counter-culture, hip-hop, and Le Culture, Fine Art.  On July 10th, 2013 Jay-Z filmed the music Video for “Picasso Baby” at the Pace Gallery in New York City with the title, A Performance Art Film. I would like to discuss two issues regarding Jay-Z’s culture, first his traversing of artistic mediums…

Why do Sculptures Have Small Cultures?

David: big statue, little culture. I pity ancient Greek and Roman women because it looks like their men were not particularly well endowed. Did Michelangelo keep his studio really cold or are there other reasons for David’s little culture? There are a few explanations for the male lack in antiquity. Large genitalia was a sign…

The Top Five Females Who Took Back The Nude.

Let’s talk about the most cultured culture of all, Art. I am a self declared Linda, burgeoning art historian, and also some burgah who volunteered to write for this blog. Mushes and Mooks, keep your culture in your pants because I’m here to discuss the female nude. Traditionally, to become a genius artist one had…