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What Art History Tells Us About Ultra Violet, Pantone’s Color of the Year

For centuries, the color purple has been associated with greatness: immense power, big personalities, and artistic genius. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar swathed their palaces and their bodies with it. 476 more words

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Why Pay for a Pollock When You Can Have a Presley?

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Ok, same initials: James Presley, Jackson Pollock.

The Same birthday just different year, James Presley: 28/01/1970, Jackson Pollock: 28/01/1912.

Similar techniques, no copying. 289 more words

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Spot the Original?

When I post on Instagram, I will often post parts of whole paintings just because I think that when you look a the painting up clode there is a whole new painting hidden within a painting.  135 more words

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Showcase: Edvard Munch

Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s works can cause psychological trauma. Or are they depictions of such trauma? There’s something bizarre about them, and said works show how art is not about the outward appearance of things, but their inner complexities. 35 more words

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James Presley reblogged this on Presley Expressionism Artblog and commented:

When I think of Munch I only ever think of 'The Scream' and I am sure many of us think the same, that was until I read this post over at irevou.com and saw that there are many paintings by the artist that I didn't really know about in my ignorance. I did discover that his paintings were all about emotion and if I was teaching adjectives to describe emotions to a foreigner what better artist's artwork to bring to the classroom than Edvard Munch's.

Expressionism to Minimalism to Expressionism

Notable minimalist artists were Piet Mondrian and Barnett Newman, who created large abstracts using mainly square forms and primary colours.  I, myself have been known to dabble a little with minimalism.  216 more words

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