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Simon Vouet: Allegorical Portrait of Anna of Austria as Minerva, 1640s

VOUET, Simon
Allegorical Portrait of Anna of Austria as Minerva
Oil on canvas, 202 x 172 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg


Art & Culture

In Cold Stone (Shadorma - Senryu)

in cold stone
the noblest Muse stands –
and she waits
for my song –
yet her Mona Lisa smile
is not comforting   

rescue me,   … 323 more words

National Gallery x Beauty of European artwork.

Last Friday, I visited Dublin’s National Gallery. I was very surprised by this gallery because it presents a mix of genres with artists from all Europe through Picasso, Renoir and Velasquez. 177 more words


The Epic and the Intimate: French Drawings from the John D. Reilly Collection at the Snite Museum of Art

This exhibition illustrates the history of French drawing from before the foundation of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in 1648, through the French Revolution of 1789. 216 more words

Flint Institute Of Arts

New Pilot Program at FIA Serves the Visually Impaired

The education department at the Flint Institute of Arts is launching a pilot program to better serve the visually impaired.

Visitors can now use high-contrast graphics and tactile panels to experience the Rinaldo and Armida tapestries located in the… 288 more words

Flint Institute Of Arts

Caravaggio & Co. coming to Canada

By Paul Gessell

The main summer exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada six years ago was tantalizingly — but misleadingly — titled Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and the Renaissance in Florence. 952 more words


Friday Photo Post: Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is an annual holiday that recognizes motherhood, mothers,  and their contributions to our lives. In 1868, “Mother’s Friendship Day” was established to bring together families that had been divided during the Civil War. 64 more words

Friday Photos