Warhol ~ How Soup Tins and Celebrities Become Icons.
#Warhol #Myth #Icon #archetype How can a soup tin and a celebrity become an icon in the Pop Art world? POP ART caught fire in the early 1960’s in New York where artists such as Andy Warhol worked. This artist drew upon the surrounding popular culture for his inspiration and subject matter. Commonplace objects such as […]
Caitlyn Jenner ~ Do We Owe You an Apology?
#transgender #myth #Caitlyn Jenner #cultural norms Beside us is a photograph of a person who is named Caitlyn Jenner. Below is a photograph of a person called Bruce Jenner in his Olympian glory in 1976. Is the first a depiction of the ideal of feminity and the second, the masculine ideal? […]
The American Dream
Welcome to The Gallery of the Imagination which is featuring the American Dream. I’m Alexander Wainwright, a landscape artist from London and I love to wander through all sorts of art galleries. You’ll see in my gallery today the work of two very different artists—Norman Rockwell and Edward Hopper. Each of them has his own […]
The Myth of the Story Teller and The Scientist
Who knows what lies beneath the surface of the psyche? Peer deeply into this image. Does it suggest the human psyche? It does to me. Already, I can see dream-like figures rising up. But it’s not. No one’s ever seen the psyche. In fact, this is a photograph the Cariana Nebula found somewhere deep […]