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Soap bubbles by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699-1779) changed the vision of painting in the 18th century. Far away from the Rococo and other grandiloquent styles, Chardin desired to depict daily life scenes and paint genre art. 312 more words


Self-portrait of Jean Fouquet

This enamel painted medallion is a real jewel in the Louvre. It was made by Jean Fouquet, a great artist from the end of the 15th century. 384 more words


The Process of Art Restoration

One of the things I love about the art history field is that one of the possible career’s one can have is art restoration. Art restoration is crucial in preserving masterpieces, in particular oil paintings, watercolors, and even documents such as the Declaration of Independence. 118 more words


Painting at a Glance: Tournee du Chat Noir by Theophile Steinlen

Hello there and welcome to my little blog!

To kick off this blog, I figured I’d start by talking about one of my favorite paintings of all time,  837 more words


Photo Diary: Marrakech

Marrakech, North Africa’s vibrant jewel, is a city like no other. Its roads filled with speeding cars, mopeds and horse-drawn carts, and the hidden riads providing a cool oasis from the hustle and bustle of the square… Even a jam-packed four-day trip isn’t enough time to explore everything this magical city has to offer. 196 more words