Posts Tagged ‘art’

May 21st, 2024 - 5:08 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Seattle murals

Seattle is a city of murals. This one is in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. For more photos of Seattle murals, go here and here. Most famous of all is this one on a North Seattle house visible from the I-5 freeway. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 23rd, 2023 - 12:14 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Michelangelo gets Florida charter school principal fired

“The principal of Florida’s Tallahassee Classical School is out of a job after parents complained that their sixth-grade children were shown Michelangelo’s 16th century ‘David’ sculpture, with one parent calling it ‘pornographic,'” Huffington Post reported on “[...]

March 28th, 2022 - 3:37 pm § in Law and Courts, Schools & Colleges

Pork and art wars

This is the sort of brain-teaser law school professors love to play with in lectures and class discussions. California Proposition 12, enacted by that state’s animal-loving voters in 2018, “makes it illegal to sell pork in California unless the pig it comes from was born to a sow housed [...]

January 2nd, 2022 - 10:26 pm § in Racism

PHOTOGRAPHY: Four little girls

The “Four Spirits” statue across the street from the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, unveiled in 2013 (details here), commemorates the four girls killed by the 1963 KKK church bombing: Denise McNair, 11, and Addie Mae Collins, 14, Carole Rosamond Robertson, 14, and Cyn[...]

December 20th, 2020 - 1:29 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: The Messiah Updated … Singing in a Spacesuit?

(This post was put together by Dr. Steve Schwartz a few weeks before his death from Covid-19 — Ed.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 22nd, 2020 - 6:55 am § in Misc.

Summer Soon

Original Cover Painting for Tarzan Comics by Mo Gollub – (Dell, 1955). This is a cover painting of Tarzan facing down a snarling leopard high in the treetops. Oil on artboard, from Jockohomo[...]

April 6th, 2020 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

THE AVE CHALLENGE: Who painted this portrait of Michelangelo?

1. Michaelangelo 2. One of his proteges 3. Caravaggio 4. Leonardo da Vinci 5. None of these, it is a fraud  [...]

January 22nd, 2020 - 11:23 am § in China

Ai Weiwei Flees Germany

I have been a fan of Ai Weiwei for many years. “Fan” is a funny word to use for someone who follows an artist and Ai Weiwei’s artform may be more about life than about graphic art. Ai’s latest performance seems to be becoming an exile in Britain! Devastated by his time in Ger[...]

July 15th, 2019 - 4:16 am § in Misc.

Rembrandt van Rijn’s Birthday: July 15th


May 9th, 2019 - 1:12 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is the artist?

A. Le Corbusier B. Albert Anker C. Albert Einstein D. Adolph Hitler E. Paul Klee[...]