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Rembrandt’s “Night Watch” to be restored in public, and live – streamed.

Fine Art in the New Media So, we chose this clip to report the news of the restoration of  Rembrandt’s Night Watch over all other video and print media reporting on the same topic. The BBC, The New York Times. The Guardian, The Telegraph, Artsy.net, and The Rijksmuseum itself ,among others because it is a […]

Two Questions on Banksy’s Shredded “Girl with Balloon” Painting

October 10, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday.   Banksy Girl with Balloon Shredded On Friday night [October 5, 2018] at Sotheby’s New Bond Street salesroom in London, auctioneer Oliver Barker opened bidding on Banksy’s Girl With Balloon (2006) at £100,000. Clients on the phone pushed it beyond the high estimate […]

Dieter Rams and Modern Design

  “Dieter Rams (born 20 May 1932 in Wiesbaden, Hessen) is a German industrial designer and closely associated with the consumer products company Braun and the functionalist school of industrial design. His unobtrusive approach and belief in “less but better” design generated a timeless quality in his products and have influenced the design of many […]

Photography by Jack Dziamba to be Exhibited in Barcelona

September 26, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Jack Dziamba’s Photography to be Exhibited in Barcelona Photographs by Jack Dziamba will be exhibited in The 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography in Barcelona from October 4 to 21. Jack’s work has been exhibited in New York, […]

Oldest Human Art – 73,000 Years Ago. World’s Oldest Art – 430,000 Years Ago. What Does This Mean For Art and What Does IT Mean For “US”?

Who are “We”? “What is “Art”?
Popular wisdom believes that Abstract Art is one of the highest forms of cognition, and that “Art” was created by us, Homo sapiens 73,000 years ago. Yet, the evidence shows that abstract cognition, and abstract art existed 430,000 years ago…

How Marcel Marceau Used His Mime Skills to Save Children’s Lives During the Holocaust

Marceau helped a group of children escape Nazi-occupied France by using his skills of mimicry to safely lead them into Switzerland. YouTube.

“He later said that he used his pantomime skills to keep the children silent during the most dangerous moments,” writes David B. Green for Haaretz.

What Does a Music Conductor Do, Actually? Then, Watch Stravinsky and Bernstein Conduct.

September 5, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. “When we imagine a symphony orchestra, even those of us otherwise unfamiliar with classical music imagine a conductor standing up front. We know the conductor leads the orchestra, but how exactly does he/she do it? “What the public needs to understand about conducting […]