Friday, October 06, 2006

Mini-tutorial: Erotic symbolism in visual art

Erotic symbolism. There, that's got your attention. Artist Michael Newberry gives a mini-tutorial on erotic symbolism in art here. Good stuff.

Georgia O'Keeffe, Light Iris, 1924.
Representational painting, such as landscapes, people, and furniture, is normally viewed at face value. A flower is just a flower; a chair a chair. But the manner in which an artist uses shapes can convey more than the literal content of the painting...
Read on.

LINK: Mini-tutorial: Erotic symbolism in visual art - Michael Newberry

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3 Comments:

Anonymous Kane Bunce said...

OK, this guy is clearly just fishing for ways to find sexual innuendo in art. With all but the first flower one he's inventing it all. And even that one involves invention, as that is simply what that part of the flower looks like. Did it ever occur to him that the intent of these painting were not sexual.

10/06/2006 08:51:00 am  
Blogger PC said...

Did it ever occur to you that there was a reason those subjects were selected?

10/06/2006 04:14:00 pm  
Anonymous Kane Bunce said...

Excuse me PC but what are you trying to say?

10/06/2006 11:40:00 pm  

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