Bauhaus Online–Harvard Opens up Collection

Look out–the Harvard Art Museums have just opened up their massive collection of Bauhaus art to the world wide web. In a move that seems only fitting with the 25th anniversary of the Internet itself (feel old yet?), over 32,000 … Continued

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Get a Taste of The Chocolate and Art Show

Mark your calendars–there’s a chocolate and art show coming back to San Francisco this fall. That’s right. What may be the world’s two greatest things–chocolate and art–will be brought together for one big, awesome event at The Chocolate and Art … Continued

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Five Low-Key, Stunning Pieces to see at LACMA

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). And as with any art museum, there was way too much to see and too few hours in the day. So in order that … Continued

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Sacramento Mural Festival to Build Local Color

  Next up in Sacramento’s bid to establish itself firmly on the art map: a mural festival two years in the making. Beginning August 20 and running until August 27, the Sacramento Mural Festival will feature local muralists, as well … Continued

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Rio Olympics: JR’s Athletes are Larger Than Life

The Olympics are always a good time for the world to celebrate art. This year’s Summer Games have allowed the world to see what Brazilian artists are capable of–from Tarsila do Amaral’s iconic painting Abaporu returning to Brazil for the duration … Continued

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Rio Olympics: The Homecoming of Tarsila’s “Abaporu”

The Olympics are upon us! While there’s a lot to think about during the world’s biggest sports competition–from whether Michael Phelps has got enough left in him to win yet another slew of medals or if the IOC is actually a … Continued

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Our Favorite Art Historical Baby Heads

Angel babies aren’t uncommon in art history. The putti (singular, putto) were mischievous little characters that some of the greatest Western artists loved to adorn their work with. They’re chubby, sometimes winged, and pretty much always sassy. In religious paintings (such … Continued

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Lucinda Oakes’ Beautiful Trompe L’Oeil Redefines “Craft”

    Looking for something that looks “straight outta the 18th century”–but not actually straight out of the 18th century? Lucinda Oakes is your lady. Oakes, a Sussex, U.K.-based artist, designer, and muralist, specializes in trompe l’oeil painting that looks … Continued

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Check Out Dan Rawlings’ Saw Art

Oh, Internet. Without you, we’d be unaware of so many things. Cat videos would be solely for their owners’ enjoyment, and picking apart various Marvel films and BBC shows for Easter eggs would be a solo mission. Aside from not … Continued

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