Sir John Lavery, Ariadne, (1886)
Completion in 1806 - Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker (detail)
by Republic of Venice marble scupltor Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
In 1802 Napoleon commissioned Canova to sculpt a
colossal (and flattering) full-length nude of the French Emperor
Mm. Oh, wow.
"I want people to concentrate on the content of the writing and not who done it. I want the work to be of utility to as many people as possible." —Jenny Holzer
Happy birthday today (July 29) to Jenny Holzer. Seen here is the artist’s Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie (2001), installed at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, as featured in ART21’s Protest episode from 2007.
IMAGES: Jenny Holzer. “Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie,” 2001. Installation view at the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 2006. Production stills from the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode, Protest, 2007. Artwork © Jenny Holzer, member Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © ART21, Inc. 2007.
Gustavo Torres is a 36 year old Argentinian GIF artist. He began making art around the age of three due to having parents who are designers and musicians. He is inspired by the fact that art is one of the few things in the world you can use to express whatever you feel and want. He posts his art on Tumblr as kidmograph.