Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Learn how Charles Bargue uses the Root-Two rectangle to make his painting, Turkish Sentinel -- work.
Tags:How to Read Art - Turkish Sentinel by Charles Barg,How to Read a Painting,How to Read Art,Turkish Sentinel by Charles Bargue,Art,Charles Bargue,design,drawing,Golden Section,painting,Turkish Sentinel
Grab video code:
Look on the Art Insight TV, I’m Aladdin Vargas. We’re gonna take it behind the scenes look what’s making this painting work. The Sentinel was designed by French painter Charles Bargue in 1877. Let’s find the two main squares in this design first. The top edge of the bottom square locks in the pattern of the carpet. Here’s the St. Andrew’s Cross which is formed when two major squares overlap. The centerline locks in the Sentinel’s face, hand, and kilt like wrap. As we ran half lines, we’ll see the huka, and the cape folk lock in place. Notice these two boxes, their called Root – Two rectangles. Jay Hambidge explains the nature of the Root – Two rectangles in his book, the elements of dynamic symmetry. As we divide the Root – Two, see how the mother design is made up of eight adjacent order of Root – Two’s. I’m gonna create a template, this armature, this framework is made up of one mother horizontal Root – Two, and two small daughter of Root – Two as well. And they’ll be done in three. There’s a St. Andrew’s Cross and we’ll be doing red and black of the few vertical and horizontal divisions. Every line have a start and end point. Nothing here is arbitrary, nothing here is accidental. See how the huka locks in to the grid. Charles uses the Root – Two to construct the parts. The Sentinels feet are lock in to the mother’s baroque angle and the sinister angle of the daughter Root – Two. Here comes the really fun stuff, the Sentinel sleeve is locked into the grid, this part of his sleeve is also locked into the grid. The Sentinel’s arm, the shoulder of the Sentinel is locked into the grid. The Sentinel’s gun guess what, is locked into the grid. And his sword is lock into the grid. Now I’m gonna stop here, just sit back and enjoy the smarts that it takes to create a design like this. Thank you for watching this episode of Art Insight TV. Remember, today, you and I, put the art back in smart. The Sentinel is part of the art collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston Massachusetts. Please visit them in person if you can, also check them out online at www.mfa.org.