WARHorses Quiz

June 21st, 2020|Categories: Features, Training|Tags: , , |

Venus of Berekhat Ram Man has been creating art since prehistoric times. It has been our steadfast means of expression and documentation of human history. The oldest examples date from 230 to 700,000 BC; the Bhimbetka and Daraki-Chattan cupolas discovered in Central India and the Venus of Berekhat Ram discovered on the Golan [...]

Greece Wants Its Bronze Horse Returned

June 12th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

June 9, 2020, U.S. Court Ruling The United States courts have settled a dispute between Greece and Sotheby’s Auction House over ownership of an ancient bronze horse. Tuesday’s ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recognized countries’ right for the repatriation of antiquities. The horse in question is an 8th century bronze statue [...]

The Enduring Equestrian Engravings of Albrecht Durer

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Art & Culture, Features|Tags: , |

Unless you’ve studied a bit of art history you’ve probably never heard of him but he was a successful artist during his lifetime who continues to make an impression half a millennial after his death. Albrecht Durer was a German artist of the late 15th, early 16th centuries. Through his paintings and prints, Durer became a [...]

Paintings & Drawings by Melanie Eberhardt

April 21st, 2019|Categories: Business Directory|Tags: , |

Stylized figurative paintings and drawings imagined by artist Melanie Eberhardt. Fine Art Illustration Commissions Public Art I paint. I draw. melanieeberhardt.com

Van Gogh’s Post-Impressionistic and Most-Impressionistic Equines

March 30th, 2019|Categories: Art & Culture, Features, Training|Tags: |

He is the tragic genius who painted sunflowers and starry nights like no one before him. One would be hard pressed to find someone who never heard of Vincent Willem Van Gogh. His name alone conjures images of layered brush strokes and brilliant color giving us timeless expressions of rural landscapes and 19th century life. Van [...]

Did You Know Dr. Seuss Wrote a Book About Naked Women and Horses?

March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Art & Culture, Features|Tags: , , |

Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seuss Who hasn’t read “The Cat in the Hat” or “Horton Hears a Who” or watched “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” during the holidays? Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved authors of children’s books in our lifetime. Born March 2, 1904 in [...]

Pet Portraits by Kathy Taylor Duke

January 31st, 2019|Categories: Business Directory|Tags: , |

Portrait Artist Kathy Taylor Duke specializes in life-like drawings and paintings that capture the personality of your beloved family pets or barnyard companions. Visit Kathy’s website to view her extensive gallery of commissioned portraits featuring all creatures great and small. Portraits are affordably priced and available in a number of mediums; water color, graphite, colored pencil, [...]

Bronze Horses Befit Bush’s Presidential Library

December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

This exquisite equestrian monument greets visitors at the entrance of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

A Disney Classic for Halloween

October 31st, 2018|Categories: Favorite Videos, Fun, Management, Series|Tags: , |

In 1949, Walt Disney Productions released “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, an animated adaptation of the 1820 story by Washington Irving. The film was Disney’s 11th animated feature. Disney’s entire staff of core animators, known as “the 9 old men” worked on the film. The music was composed by Oliver Wallace who recorded himself whistling as [...]

Don’t Look This Gift Horse in the Mouth

September 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

The Art Institute of Chicago will be trotting out a new sculpture on October 5. Gift Horse by German born and New York resident, artist Hans Haacke will reside outdoors on the Art Institute’s third-floor Bluhm Family Terrace above the Modern Wing through July 14, 2019. The 4000 lb. bronze sculpture is a 15 foot tall [...]