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  • SEPTEMBER 16TH- FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s another Friday, and you know what that means! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Have you been wondering what the Textile Department has been up to the last four years at The Art Institute of Chicago? Well this is your last chanceRead the Rest…

    MAY 27TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP!

    I hope everyone has outdoor plans for the holiday weekend! It’s supposed to be beautiful out! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend! Saturday and Sunday is the beginning of our favorite summertime market – the Randolph Street Market! You canRead the Rest…

    APRIL 15TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It is mid-April and soon summer will be here! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. If you are in Los Angeles, we recommend checking out a wonderful exhibit at Gallery Nucleus celebrating the iconic designers Charles and Ray Eames. They commissioned over 20Read the Rest…

    MARCH 25TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of interesting art-related events and news from around the Internet! IIC (International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Work) reports that a recent three-year conservation project on frescos in the Chapel of St Nicholas, Basilica of St Francis, Assisi, Italy, has uncovered faint initials of Giotto di Bondone,Read the Rest…

    MARCH 18TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of interesting art-related events and news from around the Internet! Recently Bethlehem’s famous Church of the Nativity was undergoing conservation, when a mysterious religious artifact made of brass, silver, shells, and stones was found covered in plaster near a window. Apparently, while it has been cleaned, there are noRead 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…

    ALL IS VANITY: MORAL AND MACABRE DUTCH PAINTING

    November 6th, 2015 · 11:45 am  →  20th Century art American Art Blog Renaissance

    It’s hard to imagine why we would seek out reminders of our mortality, but for many years, artists have created memento mori, an art form whose purpose is exactly that — to act as reminders that life is short. The term memento mori comes from a Latin term meaning “remember that you can die.” VanitasRead the Rest…

    SEPTEMBER 18TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy fall! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening this weekend! The Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibition, “David Adjaye.” With over 50 built projects across the world, David Adjaye is rapidly emerging as a major international figure in architecture and design. Rather thanRead 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…