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  • 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…

    How artist Pauline Palmer became “Chicago’s Painter Lady”

    October 14th, 2011 · 1:46 pm  →  Appraisal Art History

    In the early 1900s, a female painter by the name of Pauline Palmer captivated the Chicago art community with her exquisitely executed canvases.  After attending art school at the Art Institute of Chicago and continuing her education in Paris, Palmer painted prolifically and exhibited her work all over Chicago and throughout the midwest. Palmer’s styleRead the Rest…