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René Magritte Most Famous Paintings
René Magritte (1898 - 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for creating a number of witty and thought-provoking images. Often depicting ordinary objects in an unusual context, his work is known for challenging observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality. His imagery has ...  More
Feb. 9, 2018
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Fascinating Changes Of Style In Picasso Self-portraits From Age 15 To Age 90
'The different styles I have been using in my art must not be seen as an evolution, or as steps towards an unknown ideal of painting ... Different themes inevitably require different methods of expression. This does not imply either evolution or progress; it is a matter of following the idea one ...  More
Feb. 5, 2018
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Vilhelm Hammershoi Most Famous Paintings
Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864 - 1916) was a Danish painter known for his poetic, subdued portraits and interiors. A minor star during his lifetime, Hammershøi faded from view during the middle years of the 20th century, only to be rediscovered in recent years by a new generation of admirers. ...  More
Feb. 4, 2018
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Vilhelm’s Room: Peter Zelei Poetic Homage To Great Danish Painter Vilhelm Hammershoi
The 'Vilhelm’s Room' series by Budapest-based photographer Peter Zelei is an homage to the Turn of the Century Danish painter, Vilhelm Hammershoi, who is known for his simple, muted portraits and interiors. 'Although Hammershoi is well known in Denmark and the surrounding countries, people from ...  More
Feb. 4, 2018
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Lucian Freud Most Famous Paintings
Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011) was a British painter and draftsman, specializing in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century portraitists. He was born in Berlin, the son of Jewish architect Ernst L. Freud and the grandson of Sigmund Freud. His family moved to Britain in 1933 to ...  More
Jan. 26, 2018
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Fernando Botero Most Famous Paintings
Fernando Botero (born 1932) is a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. Born in Medellín, his signature style, also known as 'Boterismo', depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume, which can represent political criticism or humor, depending on the piece. He is considered the most ...  More
Jan. 20, 2018
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Find Your Museum Doppelganger? There Is A Google App For That
Google Arts & Culture app has just been updated with a new functionality that lets you take a selfie, and using image recognition, finds someone in its vast art collection that most resembles you. It will then present you and your fine art twin side-by-side, along with a percentage match. You can ...  More
Jan. 18, 2018
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Claude Monet Most Famous Paintings
Claude Monet (1840 - 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term 'Impressionism' is derived from the ...  More
Jan. 12, 2018
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Most Famous Paintings
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960 - 1988) was an American artist. Basquiat first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the late 1970s where the hip hop, punk, and street art movements had ...  More
Jan. 11, 2018
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The Museum Of Selfies Will Be Opening In Los Angeles In January 2018
The Museum Of Selfies is opening in LA this month. The attraction will show selfie-inspired art and will also have plenty of areas designed to look good when visitors want to take their own picture. Hours of operation are Wednesday through Friday from 12-8 p.m., and weekends from 12-10 p.m. Ticket ...  More
Jan. 1, 2018
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Stefan Draschan Spends Hours In Museums Chasing People Matching Artworks
For close to three years, Austrian photographer Stefan Draschan has spent hours chasing after museum patrons to get the perfect shot. For his project called 'People Matching Artworks',’ Draschan found himself loitering in different galleries around Paris, Vienna and Berlin in hope that someone ...  More
Nov. 2, 2017
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Rapture: James Rieck Overtly Ecstatic Viewers In Front Of Famous Historical Masterpieces
James Rieck’s new solo exhibition, titled 'Rapture', is currently hosted at Lyons Wier Gallery, New York (Oct 5 - Nov 4, 2017).  ...  More
Nov. 1, 2017
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Time Travelers: People Stumble Upon Their Doppelgangers At Museums
Here is a selection of people who ended up seeing double when their educational trip to the museum took a bizarre turn. In a series of snaps shared on social media, visitors to museums and galleries shared the moment they came face to face with their historic doppelgangers. Many of the subjects in ...  More
Oct. 3, 2017
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Breathtaking Underwater Museo Atlantico Unveils Its New Sculptures
Europe's first underwater museum has just opened in the Spanish Canary Islands, off the coast of Lanzarote. The Museo Atlántico was created by British eco-sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor and consists of life-sized sculptures made of pH-neutral materials that are designed to coexist with marine ...  More
Jan. 12, 2017
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Museum Patrons: Karin Jurick Paints The Museum Visitors Immersed In The Contemplation Of Art
While most people visit museums and just enjoy the art, Karin Jurick is studying the whole scene. She takes out her camera and captures pictures of museum patrons engrossed in art and then goes back to her studio to paint both the art and the visitor, or as she describes it, 'moments in time, people ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
The New York Museum Of Ice Cream Has Melted After One Month.
The project arrived just as New Yorkers were recovering from a heat wave and ran during the entire month of August 2016 in the shadow of the Whitney Museum of American Art in a strip of empty retail spaces in the meatpacking district. The 30,000 tickets were sold out in five days.  More
Jan. 1, 2017
The Japan Chinsekikan Museum Of Curious Rocks That Look Like Faces
The city of Chichibu, two hours northwest of Tokyo, is home to one of the quirkiest museums ever. It's called the "Chinsekikan" ("hall of curious rocks") and it houses over 1700 rocks including 900 jinmenseki ("rock with human face"). Among these, celebrities like rock'n roll legend Elvis Presley or ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017