Friday, February 4, 2011

Kelly Thayer- Themes

Religious subject matter from a secular perspective

Gustave Moreau, Jupiter and Semele 1875. Oil on canvas.


Hieronymus Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights, 1505-1510


Eugene Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People, 1830. Oil on cavas


Jan Gossaert, Neptune and Amphitrite, 1516.


Jan Van Eyck, The Arnolfini Marriage, 1390-1441

Revolutions in art

O’Sullivan, A Harvest of Death, 1863, Photography


Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, Schroder House, 1924.

Gender roles

Mary Cassatt, The Bath, 1892, Oil on Canvas

Powerful women in history

Michaelangelo Buonarroti, Pieta, 1498-1500.


Annibale Carracci, Flight into Egypt, 1603-1604, Oil on canvas


Henry Fuseli, The Nightmare, 1781, Oil on Canvas

Art inspired by music

Pieter Claesz, Vanitas Still Life, 16302, Oil on panel

Food and mealtime

Gerrit van Honthorst , Supper Party, 1620

Media propaganda

Andy Warhol, Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1962

Fashion in art

Hyacinthe Rigaurd, Louis XIV, 1701 Oil on Canvas

Controversial works of art

David Hammons, Public Enemy, 1991. Photographs, balloons, sandbags, guns, and other mixed media

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