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EV Days #31 and #32 - Amsterdam

With sad hearts and great hopes for returning soon, we left Venice and headed on to Amsterdam. Note to self: Next time take the train to Florence or Rome to fly out. 491 more words

Banksy - Girl with a Pierced Eardrum

Banksy has just published photos of a new mural on his website. This piece comes immediately after rumours of his arrest in London after a 24 hour stakeout by Police. 42 more words

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'Girl with the Pierced Eardrum' New Banksy piece in Bristol, UK

Here a few images of a new piece by Banksy recently published on his website. The image resembles the one from Vermeers renowned painting “Girl with pearl earring” and titled by the artist as  55 more words

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771: Vermeer's Camera by Philip Steadman

771: Steadman, Philip. Vermeer’s Camera: Uncovering the Truth Behind the Masterpieces. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2001. 165 pp. ISBN 0-19-215967-4.

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"Tim's Vermeer"

I just finished watching — finally — the documentary film Tim’s Vermeer.

Wow. Just — wow.

Tim’s Vermeer tells the story of one man’s journey to figure out how Vermeer, the great Dutch painter, created his almost photo-realistic paintings. 358 more words

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Research Point: Dutch Genre Painting

Genre painting is a name retrospectively given to those painters in seventeenth century northern Europe who chose to focus on scenes from everyday life (Heilbrunn).  What began as a humble art form became by the end of the century an elevated and revered form of art due to the skills of those who practised it, such as Jan Vermeer and Gerrit Dou. 1,345 more words

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