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Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze: Born May 24, 1816

Washington Crossing the Delaware, 1851 • Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
Oil on canvas; 149 x 255 in. (378.5 x 647.7 cm)

Leutze’s depiction of a critical moment during the American revolution has become one of the best known and most extensively published images in American history.

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Visual Arts

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/24~

In the early 19th Century, this sculptor began scouring the French countryside for medieval antiques to sell to raise money; this resulted in a personal collection which forms a core part of The Cloisters in New York City. 41 more words

Visual Arts

Dream Image 5-22-17

I had a nice dream last night, for a change of pace.  There were hundreds of purple bits arrayed in random, peeling off the floor. To my delight, I was able to control them and align them in the direction I wanted them to go. 7 more words

Personal Stories

Framing an Image

As a photographer, an important lesson to learn is how to frame an image in the viewfinder. Normally, one ponders the background, hoping to eliminate anything that would detract from the point you are trying to make, or the feeling you are trying to portray. 29 more words

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10 documentaries that every art lover should watch.

In this list are some of the best movies that art lovers can’t miss out on. Watch Pablo Picasso or Gerhard Richter at work or get up close and personal with camera-shy photographer… 12 more words


Mignon Parker Mixed Media Workshop

Acrylic Still Life of Flowers, Figures in the Trees & small studies of owls on paper


Put your own brand of artistic expression into this fun five-day workshop. 41 more words