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It's All In The Details [Pic]

Hits: 8083 | Rating: (3.7) | Category: Misc. | Added by: B-diddy
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Neoptolemos
Male, 30-39, Europe
 566 Posts
Saturday, August 31, 2013 8:14:20 AM
[quote"> Moses is always portayed with horns, but its meant to be rays of light out of his head, symbolizing widsom godly enlightenment. [/quote">

@alpensepp
Your argument sounds like something people made up afterwards, because the horns are actually based on a translation error. The Hebrew word for "radiant in glory" was mistaken for "horned" by biblical translator St. Jerome. Even Michelangelo made a statue with a Moses with horns.
So much for the literal word of God, eh?

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deputy
Male, 40-49, Europe
 353 Posts
Saturday, August 31, 2013 5:55:48 AM
Johanvb sorry to steal your thunder: the droste effect is a repetition of the picture in the picture. This is not a reappearance of the same picture (the droste effect)

Magentab0b
Female, 30-39, Western US
 1462 Posts
Saturday, August 31, 2013 4:17:34 AM
I don't like the pollock, there's no yellow in the bottom right to balance it out. Even one little dot would help.

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11199 Posts
Friday, August 30, 2013 3:24:59 PM
THIS is art!

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11199 Posts
Friday, August 30, 2013 3:23:24 PM
@nubblins
yup concur
like Tracey emmis's(spelt wrong I guess) 'unmade bed'
crap, sh it, gimnie REAL art, Constable etc..the real masters
non of this shoddy crap

Johanvb
Male, 40-49, Europe
 434 Posts
Friday, August 30, 2013 3:32:20 AM
@Gerry1of1
"Art within art within... ARTCEPTION!"

Sorry to steal your thunder but there's already a name for that, it's called Mise en abyme or the Droste effect.

RoboPatton
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2429 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 8:41:46 PM
Yo Dawg, I ... ahh nm.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14389 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 7:38:34 PM
nubblins wins 2 Internets for recognizing that steaming pile of poo as a Jackson Pollock.

Runemang
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 2629 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 6:36:43 PM
Very cool (and more patience than I've had in my entire life put together).

nubblins
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 1753 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 4:42:52 PM
pretty :)

I agree for the most part, OldOllie.
In my art appreciation studies (random high school/college classes), teachers always kissed Jackson Pollock's arse and was like LOOK SO AMAZING. But I always thought it was just paint splatters. I must not be "in tune" with fine art. Eh.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33910 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:08:05 PM

Art within art within... ARTCEPTION!

geckohead
Female, 40-49, Southern US
 505 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:11:54 PM
Those Italians, always rockin a paintbrush.

davymid
Male, 30-39, Europe
 12078 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:08:43 PM
OldOllie, couldn't agree more.

denmarkcm
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 331 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:59:06 PM
@drgnfire lol pure awesome

Jake_Justus
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5158 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:54:16 PM

Nice. Always enjoyed paintings within paintings.

747Pilot
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1057 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:39:27 PM
Modern Rome, 1757
Giovanni Paolo Panini (Italian, Roman, 1691–1765)
Oil on canvas
more info here:

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 4639 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:30:32 PM
@Mahaloth 'Modern Rome' by Giovanni Paolo Panini

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14389 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:13:50 PM
That is art.

This is not art.

drgnfire
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 531 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:01:30 PM
yo dawg i heard you like art...

emmettyville
Female, 40-49, Australia
 4266 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:30:42 PM
artception

Mahaloth
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 141 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:59:10 AM
What is the name of this painting and who is the artist?

alpensepp
Male, 70 & Over, Europe
 1371 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:09:49 AM
@rizzo
Moses is always portayed with "horns", but its meant to be rays of light out of his head, symbolizing widsom/godly enlightenment.

MelCervini
Female, 40-49, Eastern US
 1244 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:46:47 AM
this isnt' art! a photo of a guy with a bullwhip stuck in his ass is art!

Rizzo71
Male, 40-49, Europe
 369 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:25:55 AM
And again ... Moses with horns. Evil Moses! But i like the David figure in the back with the grim look. ;)

McThstlpnts
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 1494 Posts
Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:23:36 AM
Pretty amazing.

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