Why Just Pick On Balthus, What About Andrew Wyeth And His 14-Year Old Nudes?

by Anura Guruge

The Balthus painting in question, “Thérèse Dreaming” —
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What about American icon, Andrew Wyeth?

He painted a 14-year old girl nude… 150 more words

Anura Guruge

Monochrome Madness: Up in the Air

I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.~Evel Knievel

In happy moments, our spirits soar. 

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Στα παρασκήνια του Ινστιτούτου Κοστουμιού του Μητροπολιτικού Μουσείου Νέας Υόρκης

Όταν μπαίνεις στα πίσω δωμάτια του Ινστιτούτου Κοστουμιού του Μητροπολιτικού Μουσείου της Νέας Υόρκης είναι σα να μπαίνεις στη μεγαλύτερη ντουλάπα του κόσμου ή σε μια χρονομηχανή.

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Art of the Day - 11/21/17 (The Amazon, Marie Laurencin)

Daily Artwork — “The Amazon, Marie Laurencin, 1923”

Use the images posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of an  25 more words

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Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer at The Met Fifth Avenue, November 13, 2017 - February 12, 2018

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer presents a stunning range and number of works by the artist: 128 of his drawings, 3 of his marble sculptures, his earliest painting, and his wood architectural model for a chapel vault. 328 more words

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Thought of the Day: Fun With Sponsorships

I spotted this plaque beneath a flower arrangement in the lobby of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Someone appears to have set up a fund to continually provide fresh flowers for the lobby area, which is really nice. 42 more words

Thought Of The Day

Rodin at the Met

Today is the 100 year anniversary of Rodin’s death: November 17, 1917 — and to celebrate this centenary, The Metropolitan Museum of Art has staged… 497 more words

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