Red Snapdragons. Georgia O'Keeffe, 1923. Am I the only person who thinks it's a great idea to put up prints of great art in your kids room and not just "kid stuff"? Won't the colors and shapes be stimulating? Could it lead to a greater appreciation for and creativity with artistic endeavors? Who knows. I'm going to find out.
There is more going on than what meets our eyes . . . Prevalent in the major works of Leonardo Da Vinci is 'phi' (also known as the Golden Ratio or the Golden Mean), a ratio of 1:1.618. This is found in nature and creation, and the Fibonacci sequence.
Black Madonna of Czestachowa. There are hundreds of Black Madonna paintings worldwide; most in Europe, but in America her celebrated, holy shrine is in Detroit, Michigan. Before slavery skin colour wasn't a social issue in the west. Christian Saints were equally shared among white people & black people; Historical religious art in Eastern Europe & Mid-East Churches portrayed biblical figures with tanned or dark complexion; the Western Churches adopted lighter skin colour after the Renaissance.