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  • Selfies and Why We Love Them

     Master artists have painted their own portraits beginning in the Renaissance, and some artists multiple times throughout their painting lives. During the Renaissance the portrait became a subject artists were commissioned to paint for wealthy patrons, and mirrors became less expensive and therefore available to more people. Painters could use their own image as a way to explore the human form in shape and color, and use that knowledge in their commissioned portraits.Selfies are the modern ...  Read More...

  • Identity Theft

    Norman Rockwell’s painting “Girl at the Mirror” serves as a reminder for each of us. As image bearers we will always seek to look the part of our identity. The girl at the mirror looks longingly at a glamorous model and finds herself not measuring up.   Read More...