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  • MARCH 11TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of interesting art-related events and news from around the Internet! The proposed conservation treatment for Leonardo Da Vinci’s “St. John the Baptist” painting has sparked a flurry of controversy within the conservation profession and the advisability of restoration for old Master paintings such as this. This back and forthRead the Rest…

    MARCH 4TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of interesting art-related events and news from around the Internet! In an interesting move, Austria’s Leopold Museum has put together an exhibition showcasing their damaged artworks to raise funds for conservation. With the museum’s budget unable to cover the $400,000 needed to repair approximately 185 pieces by Austrian artists,Read the Rest…

    FEBRUARY 19TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of interesting art-related events and news from around the Internet! The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has purchased the first Frida Khalo ever purchased. Painted in 1928 and purchased in 1929 by American Industrialist Cole Phillips, the painting has stayed in his family until recently. Now this purchase of “Does MujeresRead the Rest…

    OCTOBER 16TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Have you created your costumes yet? Halloween is coming up soon! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend is Chicago Open House! Check out all the beautiful architecture Chicago has to offer and visit behind the scenes of (usually) off-limit buildings!Read the Rest…

    AUGUST 14TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. The Air and Water show is this weekend! Anyone going? We plan on being there Sunday and are excited to see the Firebirds Delta Team. In case you didn’t know the show is the same bothRead the Rest…

    MASTERS OF THE POSTER: CHÉRET, MUCHA, AND THE NEW ART OF ADVERTISING

    August 12th, 2014 · 1:00 pm  →  19th Century Art 20th Century art Art History Art Nouveau Blog Impressionism Prints

    In the 19th century, the western world was rapidly industrializing, and with progress came an influx of cheap goods, new technology, vibrant colors, and a purchasing power the masses had never had before. With a growing middle class, a new economic phenomenon took root that would bear the fruit of the world we still liveRead the Rest…

    The Science of Color: Ogden Rood and Modern Chromatics

    December 6th, 2013 · 8:58 am  →  19th Century Art American History Art History Books Impressionism Modern Art Painting

    At times it seems that the worlds of art and science could not be more diametrically opposed.  People describe themselves as “left-brained” or “right-brained,” as if creative people and scientists are two separate species, each unfortunately possessing the ability to access only half of their own mental capacity. There are, however, and always have been,Read the Rest…