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The New Whitney Museum

Every once in a while, nature gives us a nearly perfect day. Last Wednesday the temperature fluctuated between 70 and 80 degrees, the humidity was low, the sun shone and the bus that I took to New York City arrived unscathed and on time. 354 more words

Jeff Koons: Now

The Newport Street Gallery in South London is tucked firmly out of the way from the hustle and bustle of the other art centres in the capital. 796 more words


200 words #5 / Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg / Glacial Decoy Series (Lithograph IV) 1980, Tate Collection, purchased 1981.

Glacial Decoy Series (Lithograph IV) 1980 / Robert Rauschenberg / Lithograph on Paper / 1680 x 1022 mm / Tate Collection / Purchased 1981. 228 more words

What a way to go!

Thank you all for coming today to commemorate… wait, we are not at another funeral! We are looking at the Death of General Montgomery by John Trumbull in 1786. 795 more words


Hello and welcome to Trivia Tuesday! Where I ask a fact and you answer!! Today’s question:

Which artist thought he was his dead brothers reincarnation? 13 more words


From the Collection: Paintings by George Inness

George Inness (1825-1894), one of the most celebrated artists of the Hudson River School, captured the beauty of the American landscape in his paintings.

The Milwaukee Art Museum is lucky enough to have two paintings by Inness on display: … 1,135 more words


What a Dramatic Death!

(citations are links in blue :) )

We are gathered here today to…look at the painting Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. This rather large painting painted in 1770 changed the genre of history painting.   953 more words