• Raphael
    The most famous name in the history of painting, b. at Urbino, 6 April (or 28 March), 1483; d. at Rome, 6 April, 1520. He belongs to the Umbrian School. Raphael is only a Christian name, the full name being Raphael (Raffaele) Santi (Sanzio is an absolutely incorrect form). His father, Giovanni Santi...
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  • Are Asher Lev's Paintings Disrespectful to His Parents?
    <center><b>Are Asher's paintings of the Cruxifixion an ultimate act of disrespect towards his parents?</b></center> <br> <br>Asher Lev paints against the values of his family and community. He disregards Jewish traditions and observance by pursuing his passion for art. His individuality has him diso...
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  • Oil Paintings
    Oil Painting The oil painting technique traces its roots all the way back to a time between the fifth and ninth century when it was first used in Western Afghanistan, yet it was made famous and the premier means of expression by the Renaissance movement in the 15th century by men like Leonardo D...
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