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Lost & found: some absent-minded pastellists

The pages of eighteenth century newspapers can occasionally yield unexpected nuggets, throwing a rather different light on the daily lives of artists than we find from studying only their works. 1,048 more words

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Art History 2: Andy Worhol Presentation

Andy Warhol

This was the presentation used for a group project about Andy Warhol. In the presentation my group and I took turns speaking about the artworks that are in the above PDF powerpoint.


Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer (1665)

Vermeer has often been described as a painter who did not paint much. This is to say, his works were always of rather banal subjects or simple scenes. 463 more words

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Where To Look for Shifts in Color Temperature

So, now we know that color temperature is an important attribute of color, and that seeing and painting those shifts will add quality to our paintings. 591 more words

The Landscape Atelier

Exhibition Write-Up: Architecture of Distance by Laurie O'Brien

On February 19th 2015 I attended the gallery opening of Architecture of Distance by Laurie O’Brien in the Bret Llewellyn Gallery in the Student Engineering and Technology building. 526 more words

Lectures & Workshops

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon by Pablo Picasso (1907)

It is always complicated to truly grasp the importance of this painting. Neither the colours nor the subject appear particularly sophisticated. It may even seem bland and uninteresting to the unaware. 614 more words

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