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science men shigetaka and kurita created modern tech terms and news in 2016 176 Is the Original Emoji – Art?

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Recently, the original emoji set has been added to the Museum of Modern Art’s collection. The set of 179 emoji was developed and released as a result of a collaboration of Shigetaka Kurita and NTT DOCOMO – the biggest Japanese phone operator...

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see our home page for print gift and music classes in december The Wonderful Paintings with Umbrellas for the Rainy Season

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The season of autumn provokes us to browse the history and find wonderful examples of umbrella art and bring exciting new look to the masterpieces we all know. The story of an umbrella is old as time and reaches to the oldest civilizations because rain and...

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Banksy - Umbrella Girl, 2008 in 2013 Banksy – Umbrella Girl from 2008

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Umbrella Girl belongs to the Banksy’s famous series of stencils, painted during his visit to post-Katrina New Orleans in 2008. Fragile girl under the umbrella symbolically represents all the people in need, compelled to rely on insecure means of help such...

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Rene Magritte - Hegels Holiday, 1958 Rene Magritte – Hegel’s Holiday from 1958

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In his own words, Magritte was bothered with a question: How to show a glass of water in a painting in such a way that it would not be indifferent? And after he painted the dozens of glass images he came up with a dialectical composition that unites two...

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Salvador Dali-Sewing machine with umbrella I, 1941 Salvador Dali – Sewing machine with umbrella I from 1941

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Dali also couldn’t escape the magic of umbrellas. In 1941 he painted the small surrealist painting, composing the dreamy landscape of a sewing machine with umbrellas and their terrifying long shadows. Featured image: Salvador Dali-Sewing machine with...

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Émile_Bernard - Les_Bretonnes_aux_ombrelles, 1892 via wikiart Emile Bernard – Breton Women with Umbrellas from 1892

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Breton Women with Umbrellas is painting by Emile Bernard, French painter closely related to Syntethism, post-Impressionist current which unified two-dimensional flat patterns, artistic feelings for the subject as well as the appearance of natural forms....

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Childe Hassam - Rainstorm Union Square, 1890 Childe Hassam – Rainstorm Union Square from 1890

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Rainstorm Unions Square is iconic depiction of New York behind the umbrella-wielding crowd created by famous American impressionist painter Childe Hassam. Featured image: Childe Hassam – Rainstorm Union Square, 1890...

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join our community for summer classes artist gift and view arts media for your home in december 2016 Childe Hassam – A Rainy Day in Boston from 1885

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A Rainy Day in Boston is painting by Childe Hassam from 1885. It represents fine example of American Impressionism and genre painting depicting urban scenes, very popular during 19th century. Feature image: Childe Hassam – A Rainy Day in Boston, 1885...

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what is post-impressionism Georges Seurat – A Sunday on La Grande Jatte from 1884

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A Sunday on La Grande Jatte is a great example of Pointillism and of Neo-Impressionism in painting of Georges Seurat. It is considered the faithful representation of a leisure life of Parisian middle-class, with the sharp critique of the bourgeois boredom....

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Umbrellas, c.1881-86, detail Pierre-Auguste Renoir – The Umbrellas from c.1881-86

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At The Umbrellas, Renoir depict almost photographic snapshot of the Parisian street crowd in the rain. Since he painted the piece for more than five years, he involved all his reconsiderations of the artistic style in it, so the Umbrellas pose both...

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join our community for summer classes artist gift and view arts media for your home in december 2016 Gustave Caillebotte – Paris Street; Rainy Day from 1877

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Paris Street; Rainy Day from 1877 is the best known work of French painter Gustave Caillebotte. The painting is first shown on Third Impressionist Exhibition in Paris. Caillebotte’s work differs from the impressionist style of his contemporaries, by its...

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join our community for summer classes artist gift and view arts media for your home in december 2016 Hiroshige – Sudden shower over Shin Ohashi bridge and Atake from 1857

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Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi bridge and Atake is one of the most famous woodblock prints by the Japanese artist Hiroshige. It is dating from 1857 and belongs to the ukiyo-e oriental genre of art, dealing with the scenes from everyday life and rich folk...

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Tom Lieber Art Exhibition Announced at Dolby Chadwick Gallery

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Over the course of a rich and accomplished career, Tom Lieber has made a study of abstraction and developed his own practice and style. His solo show Recent Paintings at Dolby Chadwick Gallery in February 2017 will display new pieces of his intriguing work....

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Vesod - Event Horizon 1, 2016, detail Punto618 Presents Vesod Art Exhibition

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As we approach the end of the year, a solo exhibition of the artist known as Vesod will round the program at Turin-based Punto618 gallery. Vesod finally comes back to his own city and exhibits in the beautiful Venaria Reale after his successful world tour...

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Karl Karner Art Exhibition Opens at Galerie Lisa Kandlhofer

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The end of the year is a great time for the exhibition of Karl Karner art in Vienna. His body of work evokes melancholic feelings of New Year’s Eve. The associative, abstract sculptures are soft reminiscence of the Bleigießen, a common New Year tradition...

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Edwin Landseer – The Monarch of the Glen, 1851, detail Famous Animal Paintings You Need to Know

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The paintings of animals are an integral part of art history. There is even a genre named equine painting, describing portraiture of horses. On our planet, animals are present much longer than humans and it is no wonder that the animal world fascinated...

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Damien Hirst – Away from the Flock, 1994 via tate.org Damien Hirst – Away from the Flock from 1994

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In the nineties, a controversial British conceptual artist Damien Hirst created a series of so-called “pickled animals”. These are large scale installations of various animals, immersed in formaldehyde. The series is considered controversial and...

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Pablo Picasso - Bull, plates I to XI, 1945 Pablo Picaso – Bull plates from 1945

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The famous study of Bull by Pablo Picasso, represents the master class in abstract art. Picasso revived the whole history of art with the many references within this work. In 11 plates of lithographs, Picasso went from the prehistoric cave drawings, across...

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