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What would a world without these motherly depictions be like? Like a world without mothers — it just simply could not be.
Instead of looking for superficial esoteric meaning at the surface, or 'hidden' mysteries, maybe we should recognize the miracles in the very real truth and beauty of the work and let that inspire us. Maybe even to find our own place in the last supper, thus participating and continuing the story of revelation.
Technology may very well have marched onwards, but when it comes to the human condition, it is clear we know no more and no less today than those who were able to create such miraculous and sophisticated works of art as long ago as the iron age.
There’s something about learning to draw that fascinates us. Today, seeing a representational drawing done in real-time or even a time-lapse video of a drawing can almost seem like magic. We’re left astonished, wondering, “How did they do that?”
On this day, which celebrates love, Canvas explores the subject of artists' love in art and love of art.
Joshua began the new weekly live stream event called "Master Monday" by analyzing Michelangelo's iconic drawing, a seated male nude twisting around.
What artists can learn from the discourse of Plato and Aristotle in "The school of Athens."
Artists and viewers alike recognize that this beautiful story from antiquity tells us something about the creative process itself.
Why was the craftsmanship so strong that it is considered now the Golden Age of Illustration and how did it all begin?
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