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Oil Paintings

Last weekend there was an oil painting biennial exhibit at the National Art Gallery of China. Plenty to see. Some I liked others looked like something anyone could slop together. 10 more words

Expat Life

"The Green Stripe" by Henri Matisse

My father kept a key behind a small picture painted by Matisse. It was a second key for the door from the cellar and out. 224 more words

Family History

A thought about art museums

While admiring the many works of Rembrandt and Vermeer today at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, I thought to myself “this is so great, being able to see the original works of art from these masters of painting.” Rembrandt is able to light portraits up by focusing on a few focal points with a painting and layering light paint on dark. 400 more words

City Hall, Center City, West Philadelphia

This is the view from City Hall looking northwest. The long road is the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, which wraps around Logan Circle (the fountain in the middle) and continues until it ends at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 40 more words


Constructing Angela Fraleigh

So, this happened. ^^^^  Do you see the resemblance or is this just another one of my crazy thoughts – that I resemble this woman in the above painting?   230 more words

Karen Tashkovski

The Broad Art Museum

    The Broad was such cool experience. For those of you who don’t know The Broad is a contemporary art museum located in downtown Los Angeles. It has free general admission, but does cost extra for special exhibits. 147 more words


First Thursday Festival

Come color and eat cookies with the Society of Art Librarianship Students at their booth at IU’s First Thursdays festival! We will be selling baked goods, button packs and our zine! 39 more words