Architecture

Notre Dame is Burning, Spire Collapses, All is Not Lost – It Never Was – Notre Dame Has Always Survived.

Notre Dame is Burning April 16, 2019 April 15, 2019. Hundreds of videos, and pictures document the horror of the fire at Notre Dame, Paris. April 15, 2019. “French officials say it appears the facades and bell towers and flying buttresses and much of the rest of the building’s general structure have been saved.” Numerous […]

Fjordenhus (Fjord House), first building by Olafur Eliasson and his studio, opens in Vejle, Denmark.

June 20, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Fjordenhus “Fjordenhus (Fjord House), the first building designed entirely by artist Olafur Eliasson and the architectural team at Studio Olafur Eliasson, opened on 9 June in Vejle, Denmark. Commissioned by KIRK KAPITAL, the company’s new headquarters  …  incorporating remarkable site-specific artworks by Eliasson […]

Through the Louvre Lens

May 23, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Louvre Lens While it may well be said that all art is viewed through the “lens” of the Louvre, this post is about the Louvre Museum in Lens in northern France.  Lens is a former coal mining town that has suffered d greatly […]

What’s So Good About a Video of an Art Exhibition? “Dreams of Frozen Music.”

May 16, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Videos of an Exhibition There are many videos of art exhibitions available on the internet. They range from the talking heads to a full walk-through of an exhibition. While we may take these videos for granted, here we want to focus on the […]

Islamic Art in Spain – The Alhambra

April 4, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Islamic Art in Spain This post is the second in a series through 2018 on Islamic Art in Spain. The topic and the output is so vast that even if all the posts in 2018 were devoted to it, it still would not […]

The White Marble Sculptures of Ancient Greece

December 21, 2016 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday The Colors of Ancient Greece Tracing the Colors of Ancient Sculpture- Science and Art – Getty Museum Using ultraviolet and raking light, archaeologist Vinzenz Brinkmann examines marble sculptures of Athena and Paris from the Temple of Aphaia, now in the Glyptothek in Munich. […]

Berenice Abbott, Photographs At Martin Gropius-Bau Museum, Berlin

September 14, 2016. NEW POST GOES UP EVERY WEDNESDAY, by Jack Dziamba BERNICE ABBOTT, ARTIST As Anne Morin, the curator of Berenice Abbott, Photographs writes in the September 14, 2016 issue of L’Oeil de la Photographie, “The work of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) played a decisive role in the history of photography and offered a new […]