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Edibles (and Inedibles) in Art
The diversity of food represented in art is vast. While used in still life or realism, it may have a hidden meaning. I will share my findings.

Vegetation in Art
Referring to plants, trees, and flowers, I will discuss artists and the landscape, pastoral, and rural scenes they capture for our imagination and enjoyment.

Hands in Paintings + Sculpture
That which expresses touch, emotion, and animation, human hands have been a subject used by artists since the beginning of time. I will explain.

Headwear in Art
Hats, scarves, turbans are accessories in fashion. Artists used them to embellish an outfit or to convey emotion and status (crown). I will discuss.

Classical Architecture in Art
Artists from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and beyond would be influenced by and incorporated Greco-Roman architecture in their work. I will discuss.

The Universe in Art
With the recent total solar eclipse and advancements in space travel, let us examine how mankind has represented his world through art.

Mosaics in Art
Ancient floor and wall mosaics have been found dating from BCE to CE. I will discuss the cultures that were proficient in their use of materials to create mosaics that have lasted through the ages.

Glass and Marble in Art
Both substances are found in nature, with ancient origins, and able to be transformed into endless forms. I will discuss these mysterious, yet familiar mediums.

Mirrors in Art
Dating to ancient Greece, writers spoke of artists using mirrors as a practical tool. From illuminated manuscripts to modern art, I will discuss a subject that is akin to the familiar 'selfie'.

Gold in Art
Gold as a highly coveted precious metal has been used in art from ancient Egypt to present day. This color, as found in nature, has been used by artists of multiple disciplines. I will explain.

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