Art Term Tuesday: Pietà

It is common for artists to intentionally borrow compositions and refashion imagery to subtly add meaning to their work. Here, we see how two contemporary artists, Barberena and Harrington, have used Michelangelo's Pietà composition.

Art Term Tuesday: Cyanotype

Characterized by their blue tonalities, cyanotype prints, which are less expensive to produce and don't require a darkroom, are making a comeback. See them on display at #fwmoa in Azya Lashelle's exhibit "Baby I Got The Blues".

Art Term Tuesday: Tondo

The usual rectangular or square canvas won't do for these artists! Instead, they create on a circular-shaped canvas called a tondo. Learn the art historical significance behind the tondo and see how contemporary artists are pushing it even further in this blog post.

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