NASA + CLAIR DE LUNE + THE REAL MOON

From NASA's Ernie Wright comes "Moonlight ," a visualization that takes beautiful images of the lunar terrain and sets them to Claude...

Aretha. RIP

ARETHA. RIP

Aretha by Milton Glasser Her greatest songs

 
 
 

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World Elephant Day

WORLD ELEPHANT DAY

Calling your help on conserving and protecting the elephants! Today marks the WorldElephantDay of 2018. The inaugural World Elephant...

 
 
 
The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness at the Civic Center

THE INVISIBLE MAN AND THE MASQUE OF BLACKNESS AT THE CIVIC CENTER

British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové's Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness installation of 40 identical resin and graphite figurative...

John William Godward. Born on this day in 1861

JOHN WILLIAM GODWARD. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1861

Happy birthday to artist John William Godward, born on this day in 1861! Admire his beautiful works in our collection, including one...

 
 
 
Book Lover's Day

BOOK LOVER'S DAY

In honor of BookLoversDay , here's the world's largest monastery library, the library at Admont Abbey. In total, the library's shelves...

Happy International Cat Day

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL CAT DAY

Happy InternationalCatDay! Ancient Egyptians revered cats as sacred animals as early as 1,000 B.C. This detailed votive relief was...

 
 
 
Emil Nolde. Born on this day in 1867

EMIL NOLDE. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1867

August 07, 1867. Emil Nolde (born Emil Hansen; 7 August 1867 - 13 April 1956) was a German-Danish painter and printmaker. He was one...

Andy Warhol. Born August 6th - the Prince of Pop

ANDY WARHOL. BORN AUGUST 6TH - THE PRINCE OF POP

Born August 6th 1928 - Died February 22nd 1987. Andrew Warhola is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century and the central...

 
 
 
Summer bounty from Jacob van Hulsdonck

SUMMER BOUNTY FROM JACOB VAN HULSDONCK

Lemons, oranges, & pomegranates in a wan-li bowl, 1630. Beautiful bounty from Jacob van Hulsdonck of Antwerp. van Hulsdonck

Samuel van Hoogstraten

SAMUEL VAN HOOGSTRATEN

Dirksz van Hoogstraten How did painters and their public speak about art in Rembrandt's age? This book about the writings of the painter-poet...

 
 
 
Money talks, integrity walks. Norton Simon Museum gets to keep 2 Cranach's,looted from a Jewish Dutch art dealer by the Nazis

MONEY TALKS, INTEGRITY WALKS. NORTON SIMON MUSEUM GETS TO KEEP 2 CRANACH'S,LOOTED FROM A JEWISH DUTCH ART DEALER BY THE NAZIS

Money talks, integrity walks. A US appeals court upholds ruling on Nazi-looted Cranachs. A US appeal court in San Francisco has upheld...

Henry Moore, British sculptor. Born on this day in 1898. "To be an artist is to believe in life"

HENRY MOORE, BRITISH SCULPTOR. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1898. "TO BE AN ARTIST IS TO BELIEVE IN LIFE"

July 30, 1898. Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA was an English artist. He is best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures...

 
 
 
St Olaf's Feast day and a link to some real facts about the Vikings

ST OLAF'S FEAST DAY AND A LINK TO SOME REAL FACTS ABOUT THE VIKINGS

OTD feast of the viking saint Olaf/Olav. The earliest surviving prayers for him, in a book from 11th-century Exeter, describe him as...

Judith Leyster. Born on this day in 1609

JUDITH LEYSTER. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1609

Born on this day in 1609, in Haarlem, , Judith Leyster. Here, by herself, laughing along with her subject. Hope she didn't really wear...

 
 
 
George Grosz. Born on this day in 1893

GEORGE GROSZ. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1893

Germany, A Winter's Tale. 1817-1918 Wikipedia: My Drawings expressed my despair, hate and disillusionment, I drew drunkards; puking...

Thomas Eakins. Born on this day in 1844

THOMAS EAKINS. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1844

The Gross Clinic Detail from The Gross Clinic The critic Clement Greenberg once described Thomas Eakins 's signature brand of darkness...

 
 
 
Morandi. Born on this day in 1890

MORANDI. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

Morandi cannot be closely identified with a particular school of painting. His major influence was the work of French Post-Impressionist...

Degas. Born on this day in 1834

DEGAS. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1834

Edgar Degas was born on this day in 1834. This work, "The Dance Class," and its variant in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, represent the...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

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7:23 AM Christmas Cove

7:23 AM Christmas Cove

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$Highest bid for a good cause$

$Highest bid for a good cause$

Here in Newport, RI we all look forward to Wet Paint at the The Newport Art Museum. It's a big fundraising event which culminates in a live auction and brings artists and the... Read more ...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a Capital of the World."

Since moving to New York in 2010, BIG founder Bjarke Ingels has built an impressive portfolio, from developed projects such as VIA 57 West and The Eleventh to propositions such... Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by Janice Trane Jones

"End of the Evening" is an original 18 x 36 x 1.5 oil on a canvas wrap. This is a large landscape painting of the last light of the night just as the vivid colors light up the... Read more ...

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

© Adrien Williams Architects: Alain Carle Architecte Location: Cornwall, Canada Area: 513.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Adrien Williams Conception Team: Christian Aubin... Read more ...

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

X-23. 2018. Gouache on mixed media board, 9 × 12″. (Claws also made from Strathmore Mixed Media Board) gouache washes to hone the drawing decided to add a hand pencils Read more ...

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

© Kouichi Torimura Architects: studio M architects Location: 5-11-27 Nakanobu Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan Area: 281.72 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Kouichi Torimura ©... Read more ...