Yellow Cow by Franz Marc

Yellow Cow by Franz Marc

What’s so special about the Yellow Cow painting by Franz Marc?

– Emotion + Color = Essence
– A marital bovine
– The Blue Rider German Expressionist group

Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash – Giacomo Balla

Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash - Giacomo Balla

What kind of painting is Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash by Giacomo Balla?

• Futurism, Cubism, and critical rejection
• An avant garde, dog’s perspective
• Stasis and motion = comedy

The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

Why is Rosa Bonheur’s painting The Horse Fair important?

– Muscularity in motion
– Obedience and freedom in The Horse Fair
– Bonheur – LGBT pioneer and fashion iconoclast

Arctic Tern by John James Audubon

Arctic-Tern- by John James Audubon

What’s so special about Arctic Tern, the Audubon bird painting?

• Audubon – hunter turned lover
• Blue moves the Arctic Tern
• Feet make the bird

The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo by Henri Rousseau

The-Fight-of-a-Tiger-and-a-Buffalo

This art blog on Rousseau’s The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo includes:

• Bottoms up bananas – reality is overrated
• Fight? What Fight?
• Rousseau’s self esteem
• Flowers and animals paired in The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo
• Jungle mystery

The Cornell Farm by Edward Hicks

The Cornell Farm - Edward Hicks

Quaker Edward Hicks’s painting Cornell Farm features:

• Control freak tendencies or animalistic urges?
• A glowing warmth of holy light.
• Popular pastor, sign-maker, and famous painter.
• Frequently Asked Questions include, “What kind of painting is The Cornell Farm by Edward Hicks?”