Who gets the to tell the story?

Art is often a matter of who has the time, the energy, materials and resources. Check out the historical painting below from a aristocratic man and then the final painting by a women 50 years later.

Jacques Louis David  1799 – The Raping of the Sabine Women

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Screen Shot 2014-09-17 at 9.27.59 PMWomen were only allowed to draw animals since it was immodest to draw people.

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As a result we have another painting with different resources and materials but on the same scale and beauty as the famous painting below.

Rosa Bonheur – 1853- 1855Rosa_bonheur_horse_fair_1835_55


Block 1 – Detour into Art History – Lecture from CalArts professor Jeannene Przyblyski, Ph.D. from the lecture “Cave Painting to History Painting – We will focus on 3:46 – 12:30  found in the coursera course  Screen shot 2014-09-16 at 8.05.23 AM

– The difference between access for artists in History. Essential Question Who gets to tell the story? NM? NMMA.12-0375 Luis Tapia


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