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Elevation of the Cross

So last year I decided to do something different to celebrate Easter, that is by choosing art to represent and celebrate.

So the image I wanted to focus on today is The Elevation of the Cross by Reubens. 815 more words

Art For Art's Sake

Is the perception of Art for Art's sake just fool's gold?

In its beginning, art was created as a connection between man and god. The enormity of questions about existence, about ideas and ingenuity—those Why am I here? 1,365 more words



Taking photographs of spring outside, we began to notice correlations inside.

A tree stump and Mark Schubert’s SB-3, 2007, from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. 61 more words

National Volunteer Week

Condition report drawing of a basket, by Stacey Downey-Sterrett

It’s National Volunteer Week, which seems like a good time to recognize the volunteers who help the Barrick with their muscles and brains, who wash the windows, who unwrap the sculptures, who seal the library books in plastic, who draw and catalog the ancient Mesoamerican artifacts (along with dozens of masks, retablos, paintings, beads, et cetera), and who were there with us when we were hanging and shifting the works in this Art for Art’s Sake show. 29 more words

Video: Holton Rower

QUIET LUNCH MAGAZINE presents Holton x Dior ‘Pour Paintings’

Art For Art's Sake [No. 11]

Art For Art’s Sake
Subject: A curious juxtaposition of balloons and barbed wire, spotted in an alley on Northwest 21st Avenue.

See also:
Art For Art’s Sake , January 30, 2014… 30 more words


David Ryan, LHC, 2008, from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
(the version on the left has been artificially altered)

Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing… 150 more words