Manetti Shrem Museum of Art Opens at UC Davis

With the grand opening of its Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art to the public this past Sunday, UC Davis has extended an artistic legacy nearly 60 years in the making. Though the art museum is brand-new, … Continued

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Finallly–Art History Emojis for Grown-Ups

Ever wanted to express your feelings in text messages through images–only to have the only outlet to properly do such be an emoji? Your finger hovers over the heart-eyed one–then the grimacing one–then the nerdy one. You sigh, reluctant to … Continued

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An Art History Halloween!

There’s a crisp breeze in the air, which means that Halloween is just around the corner! Which means, if you’re like most of us, you’re struggling to come up with a last-minute costume that won’t break the bank–which can be … Continued

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Milestone Mexican Art Exhibit Opens in Paris

Adding to the astronomical number of works on the informal list of Art You Must See in Paris, the largest exhibition of Mexican art to take place in 60 years opened October 5 at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. … Continued

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Just Some More Great Western Art History Babies

Last year, we ran an article about the 6 Best Renaissance Babies (in the style of Buzzfeed, Tumblr’s uglyrenaissancebabies, and everything Mallory Ortberg ever wrote for The Toast). However, there are many more than just 6 strange babies in all of … Continued

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To Caravaggio…and Beyond!

London’s National Gallery is going where no gallery in the United Kingdom has gone before with their newest exhibition. Entitled Beyond Caravaggio, the exhibitin–opening today and running through January 15, 2017), it’s the first in the UK to explore the … Continued

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Lichtenstein Pops into LA at Skirball Exhibition

Friday marked the opening of a massive Roy Lichtenstein exhibition at the Skirball Cultural in Los Angeles. Titled Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A. (October 7, 2016-March 12, 2017) the exhibition focuses on how Lichtenstein brought the Pop … Continued

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Eat Like the Artists: The New “Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook”

Does a cactus omelette sound appealing to you? What if it was a dish billed “for morning, noon, or night?” And–if you’re still not sold–what if it was Ed Ruscha’s personal recipe? Ed Ruscha’s cactus omelette, amid a host of … Continued

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Stolen van Gogh Paintings Recovered

Two van Gogh paintings that were stolen from a museum in Amsterdam in 2002 were recently recovered in Italy. According to The New York Times, the two paintings, stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in a heist, were recovered in … Continued

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Artist Spotlight: “Artivist”/Sculptor Courtney Mattison

Meet artivist Courtney Mattison. Artivist? Yes. In Mattison’s own words, she’s an “artivist”–artist + activist. As a sculptor, Mattison’s background in art and marine biology has inspired her to not just create artwork based on underwater ecosystems, but given her … Continued

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