Bisexual women and lesbians used to give violets to women they were wooing, symbolizing their "Sapphic" desire. In a poem, Sappho described herself and a lover wearing garlands of violets. The giving of violets was popular from the to the
Georgia O'Keeffe This painting created by the artist Georgia O'Keefe is of some white flowers. The flowers are lightly coloured unlike the background which is darkly coloured.the focuses the view on the White flower tops.
goood art lesson and exercise ;) Picasso warm/ cool portrait project This may be a good alternative assignment to the college assignment that I was thinking about. It would be teaching warm and cool colors as well as Picasso.
Anna Pavlova A fragile girl who was at first denied entry to the Russian Imperial Ballet School due to the delicacy of her constitution, Anna Pavlova became one of the most famous classical ballet dancers in history.
L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.