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For Great Artists Day at school Fossbeth displayed notable resourcefulness by using the arm of a blue velvet sofa to fashion a Vermeer-inspired head wrap, which, as it happens, also functions nicely as a lunch tote.

Vermeer: Master of Light - Don't Miss Girl with Red Hat Segment!

This is a really wonderful PBS film, with voice over  by Meryl Streep.  If you have Small Treasures tours upcoming, there’s a segment that beautifully discusses the highlights of Girl with a Red Hat.   38 more words

I'd go to the mat for this: the Gemäldegalerie is the best painting collection in the world

The Gemäldegalerie, the painting branch of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, (which is a handful to pronounce), is the perfect size, pleasantly attended, and provides one of the most thorough presentations of late medieval-renaissance-baroque painting from northern AND southern Europe that exists anywhere. 406 more words


Bansky Does Bristol

New York street artist, Bansky, famous for his unique and controversial vandal-style spray paints has hit Bristol, England. And this time, it’s nothing new. 129 more words

Art As Life

Chasing Vermeer: Book Group Discussion

Manchester District Library has a Book Discussion on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Some people have been faithfully attending discussions for years, others drop in on occasion. 367 more words

Books And Authors

Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

Frontside of the museum.

Frontside. There is an inside passage for bikes and pedestrians.

Backside of the museum. Always packed with tourists.

I couldn’t miss this pose… … 134 more words


Girl with a Pearl Alarm Box

Vermeer is one of the most admired of all Dutch artists, but he was little known in his own day and remained relatively obscure until the end of the 19th century. 395 more words

Art & Artists