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What Will Be The Art of the 21st Century?

“While the 21st century, thus far, has been in the death throes of the 20th century, in every aspect of life, the new century is emerging to develop into something of its own, and , as yet unknown. The art of Robert Wilson may well come to identify not only the point where the 21st century began, but hopefully what will be a major art movement of the new century.” (whitherthebook)

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Does Virtual Reality Have a Place in Art Museums?

Banz & Bowinkel, installation of Mercury (2016) January 10, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday Fine Art in the New Media Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage now. This post will examine the place of VR in Art Museums in two ways: first, as a medium for the artist, and second, as a […]

Islamic Art – “Mirror of the Invisible World”

January 3, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday A New Series – Islamic Art Islamic Art is a vast as the areas where it originated. This post is the first in an occasional series in 2018. The series will explore a number of aspects of Islamic Art including architecture, calligraphy, painting,  […]

Illuminating a Medieval Manuscript

December 27, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Silver and Gold: Illuminated Manuscripts in the Middle Ages In 2003, the Getty had an exhibition dedicated to the “The Making of a Medieval Book,” which took the visitor through the various stages of the making of a Medieval book. One of the […]

Deco Christmas 2017

Dec. 20, 2017. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba .

Is There a Connection Between Science and Art?

December 13, 2017, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The painting above is from the National Gallery’s collection.  It depicts an Egyptian noblewoman and is a Fayum portrait, a type of painting that was attached to mummies of that time and believed to depict the image of a real person. Science and […]

Gender Equality in the Art World. When?

“Men have always Dominated the Western Art World.” “In 1989, the Guerilla Girls counted the number of women represented in The Met’s modern art sections,” notes Artists for Gender Equality. “Less than 5 percent of the artists were women and 85 percent of the nudes were female.” If you think Hollywood’s the only creative industry […]