The “AI” Experience

AI is intrinsically anti-human. There, I’ve said it. It may feel as tho AI is positioned (and already proving) to be THE toolbox, releasing us of our trivial & monotonous human tasks, there is a core uneasiness I can’t shake off. With new AI platforms and sites being launched faster than we can cipher, areContinue reading “The “AI” Experience”

Sistine Chapel of Prehistory : The Hall of the Bulls

Riddled between the labyrinths of caves in the South of France, there is a world frozen in time- a mystical bestiary full of raging black bulls, red cows, gallant horses, ibex and wolves. Down through the caves narrowing passageways and only by the flickering light of a lamp you can begin to see a galleryContinue reading “Sistine Chapel of Prehistory : The Hall of the Bulls”

The Big Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch- The Artist: To be born in a time during the dawn of the Renaissance, and the haunting past of the plague- birthed within the same year as Leonardo Da Vinci, Hieronymus Bosch was an anomaly of his day. A true visionary that through his paintings, delved into a subconscious minds of a societyContinue reading “The Big Bosch”

Like a Virgin- Evolution of The Madonna

Madonna Enthroned This painting has as realism, and connects to the humanity of man by allowing the Virgin Mary to occupy space , being subject to gravity as she is seated and posed more realistically with foreshortening in her legs. This painting style of a more 3D plane and perspective, as opposed to the 2DContinue reading “Like a Virgin- Evolution of The Madonna”

Gero Crucifix & Lindau Gospel

Gero Crucifix The Gero Crucifix, was commissioned in 970 by Archbishop Gero for his cathedral, a monumental crucifix in size- 6”2” in height. Being that it was painted and carved out of such an organic material as oak wood, it remains to be only one of the few surviving wooden works from the Ottonian period.Continue reading “Gero Crucifix & Lindau Gospel”

Baths of Diocletian

Anchored in the heart of Rome, are remains of the most important buildings of the Roman Empire: The Baths of Diocletian. Its structure that was once a marvel of Roman ingenuity, is now crumbling evidence of a Roman Empire that birthed the most advanced technology of the ancient world. In this essay I will beContinue reading “Baths of Diocletian”

Cycladic Art: The Seated Cup Bearer

“The Seated Cup Bearer”, a part of a series of sculptures, carved from marble during the Early Cycladic II period – Syros phase in 2800-2300 BC. The series includes male & female figures playing instruments, sitting in groups, and partaking in various other activities. Unfortunately, during the 1950’s-1960, there was a tremendous looting that tookContinue reading “Cycladic Art: The Seated Cup Bearer”

Evolution of Greek Sculpture

From the stylized human figure sculptures of the Archaic period ( 600- 480 BCE) , to the ardent manifestation of human form in the Hellenistic period- the Greeks have chiselled , moulded and fabricated some of the most magnificent sculptures the World has even seen. In this essay, I will discuss the evolution of GreekContinue reading “Evolution of Greek Sculpture”

Sacred Geometry- God in Numbers

Sacred Geometry- God in Numbers Since the beginning of man’s perpetual quest to ideate, create, and construct- beauty was not in the eye of the beholder. It was in the hands and minds the artists, scribes, mathematicians and craftsmen. Those who Illuminated Manuscripts, applied Scientific perspective in paintings, and designed the lucent Rose Windows ofContinue reading “Sacred Geometry- God in Numbers”