Degas: the Original Awkward Family Portrait

Have you heard of Awkward Family Photos? What began as a small online blog collecting – you guessed it – awkward family photos went viral almost immediately, and the proud owners of the site have now branched out into coffee table … Continued

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Science + Art = Whoa, with Andy Warhol

For those who don’t see much overlap between science and art, just read this. It will surprise you. Andy Warhol, best known for pop art paintings of Campbell’s Soup and Marilyn Monroe, started working with a new personal computer, the Amiga, … Continued

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Getting to know Corot

I admit that if an artist is not in the Art Docent Program, I know nothing about them!  So I when I visited Westmont College’s campus recently, I was eager to visit the Corot exhibit at their art museum.  Glad … Continued

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Claude Monet: Artist, impressionist, marvel

Eminent for his impressionist pieces featuring brilliant water lilies, colorful gardens and epic landscapes, Claude Monet was an artist whose name is recognized around the world. On the 12th of this month, Monet would have celebrated his 172nd birthday. So, … Continued

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All About Basquiat

It’s February everyone! You know what that means. Yes, Valentine’s Day has come and gone– but we’d like to recognize Black History Month! In honor of this historical month, we’d like to talk about a very important and, beyond all … Continued

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