Category Archives: Art

An American Icon Turns 71

July 27 marks the seventy-first anniversary of the release of A Wild Hare, the first Bugs Bunny cartoon. Directed by Tex Avery, written by Rich Hogan and with animation by Virgil Ross, it set the basic style of the characters of … Continue reading

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Carl Barks- American artist

March 27 is the birthday of Carl Barks. Some of you already have a smile beginning, but others are trying desperately to remember what they learned in art history. Don’t bother, because it isn’t likely he was mentioned in your … Continue reading

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Was Caravaggio bipolar?

  Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 – 1610) was an Italian artist best known for his dramatic use of lighting and realism. He studied under Simone Peterzano, who studied under Titian, eventually becoming a major influence on the Baroque school … Continue reading

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