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Bruno Munari: The Lightness of Art published

Bruno Munari was one of the most important and eclectic twentieth-century European artists. Dubbed the «Leonardo and Peter Pan» of contemporary art, he pioneered what would later be labelled kinetic art, playing a key role in the constitution and definition of the aesthetic programmes of groups such as Movimento Arte Concreta and Programmed Art. 255 more words

Italian Studies

Boston's Misguided Emancipation Monument

A new podcast debuted a couple weeks ago called “Uncivil.” It focuses on the divisions in our country that caused the Civil War and that still divide us today. 1,223 more words

American Civil War

That Poppy - IDMAa 2017 Presentation-

Video of my latest conference talk at IDMAa 2017 at the University of the District of Columbia

Art History

THE ARMADA PORTRAIT

The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I of England is the name of any of three surviving versions of an allegorical panel painting depicting the Tudor queen surrounded by symbols of imperial majesty against a backdrop representing the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. 31 more words

Painting

'Mona Lisa nude sketch' found in France

A charcoal drawing housed in another art collection for more than 150 years may have been a sketch for the Mona Lisa, a French art expert says. 39 more words

Painting