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Botticelli’s Annunciation: And the Angel Said…

Visiting heavenly angels always have important messages to deliver! The question is, are you ready to receive it?   I may not be an angel, but I’ve got an interesting story to tell you about Botticelli’s Annunciation. Ready? Okay, let’s begin. 

Manet’s Olympia & The Shock to Society

If you like someone who challenges tradition and a good scandal, I’d direct you to Édouard Manet who contributed to the modernist art movement despite backlash. Let’s start by looking at one of his more controversial works. 

The Venus of Urbino: An Inside Look

The Italian Renaissance is home to many impressive paintings including Titian’s iconic Venus of Urbino. This sensual work encourages much discussion surrounding classical works, marriage, and female beauty. Let’s see what Titian’s painting has to say!  

When Love Conquers War: Botticelli’s Venus and Mars

Botticelli’s Venus and Mars has a lot to tell us about love, marriage, and classical works (there’s even some humor)! What’s not to love!?

Retelling Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus

I’d like to introduce you to Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus! This painting imagines the very beginning of our favorite love goddess.

Corona Borealis Constellation

Written in the Stars: Titian’s Tale of Bacchus and Ariadne

What do you know of Bacchus and Ariadne’s love-struck tale? Lucky for us, Titian, an Italian artist, sets (or paints) the scene!

IS THAT A SKULL?!: Hans Holbein & The Ambassadors

In his commemoration of two friends, Hans Holbein’s painting, The Ambassadors, has a message to tell us about religion, life, and mortality.

THATKid Tuesday: Perspective (Part 2!)

THATKid Tuesday is a dose of Art History terms for kids, simplified and illustrated. These terms are culled from the glossary found in our Kid Packs, booklets you receive on Luxe Hunts that offer travelling families exercises. I… Read More

THATKid Tuesday: David vs. Goliath!

THATKid Tuesday is a dose of Art History terms for kids, simplified and illustrated. These terms are culled from the glossary found in our Kid Packs, booklets you receive on Luxe Hunts that offer travelling families exercises. I… Read More

THATKid Tuesday: Tempera!

THATKid Tuesday is a dose of Art History terms for kids, simplified and illustrated. These terms are culled from the glossary found in our Kid Packs, booklets you receive on Luxe Hunts that offer travelling families exercises. I… Read More

THATKid Tuesday: Friar!

THATKid Tuesday is a monthly dose of Art History for kids, running the 1st Tuesday of each month. In this series we’ll be blogging about different terms from the THATKid glossary we’ve created to help kids understand some… Read More