Archive for the 'Rembrandt' Category

29 March, 2015

Posted by Socrates in art, communism, jewed culture, Picasso, pop culture, Rembrandt, Socrates at 5:55 pm | Permanent Link

Why is the communist finger painter Pablo Picasso considered to be a great artist? [1]. Because the popular culture (movies, magazines, newspapers, TV shows) has spent 50 years building him up into a Rembrandt-league artist, which he wasn’t. He was a Crayon-league artist. [Article]. [1] Picasso was a member of the French communist party

3 February, 2015

Posted by Socrates in art, Rembrandt, Socrates, White art/architecture at 7:56 pm | Permanent Link

(Above: an early Rembrandt, titled “Portrait of Marten Looten,” 1632) Late Rembrandts are too dark and abstract. But early Rembrandts can’t be beat. The detail and the coloring are fantastic.