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The Getty Saves 300+ Books

The headline above is intended to get the reader’s attention to the fact that an Art Museum, here, The Getty, has added over 300 Art Books to its Virtual Library, which are available , free, to Read Online  and to Download as a PDF. The Virtual Library “In 2014, Getty Publications launched its Virtual Library […]

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. […]

Beyond Words – Whither the Book c. 1400?

Whither the Book in the 1400s? Just as we, today wonder about the continued existence of the Print Book, ” Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books,” at the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, Boston, deftly puts this “new” wonder into perspective, “Just as we question today whether printed books will become extinct in the digital age, this […]

Summer Reading – 100,000 Free Art History Texts Now Available Online from the Getty Research Portal

June 29, 2016. Summer Posts: By-weekly posts on Wednesdays for July and August , by Jack Dziamba Paradise ‘“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library,”’ Jorge Luis Borges famously wrote. Were he alive today, he might well regard the internet as becoming more paradisiacal all the time, at least in the sense […]

Download 336 Issues of the Avant-Garde Magazine The Storm (1910-1932), Featuring the Work of Kandinsky, Klee, Moholy-Nagy & More

June 8, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba  Whither the Book? While e-book publishing remains in a static state and the sale and use of e-readers has declined, the  “Old New Media” of the internet has makes available, for free, an immense trove of both Literature and Art which we have […]

People Who Live In … See Inside Philip Johnson’s Glass House

January 14, 2014 New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday LESSONS IN ART AND DESIGN – For those interested in art, design and simplicity – a rare view inside Philip Johnson’s Glass House. Re- Printed from Remodelista.“14 Lessons in Minimalism from the Glass House,” by Margot Guralnick Photography by Matthew Williams for Remodelista. “Above: Set on 49 secluded […]