"Nothing is worse," Nietzsche once said, "than the smell of an ill-constituted soul." For this professor of Classics and son of a Protestant minister, things were not hidden, there were no secrets: the world revealed itself. From this base of materialism and realism, Nietzsche assaulted Christianity,
Arguably the finest architect and designer to hail from the banks of the Clyde, Scotland's Charles Rennie Mackintosh is known worldwide. His unique style combined straight geometrical lines with the sinuous curves of Art Nouveau and the organic symbolism of the English Arts and Crafts movement. A for
Ellsworth Kelly's monochrome canvases redefine the beauty and drama of the single-color process. Color is the actor on this stage, the figure that transfixes the audience's gaze. These colors and shapes become part of the subconscious of the viewer, who feels the reds, blues, and yellows as emotions.
LeWitt first entered the art world as a graphic designer for Chinese American architect I. M. Pei. He emerged as an independent artist in the 1960s, when he created his first sculptures, or "structures." Constructed from cubes that could be arranged in various patterns, they often occupied entire gal