Fine Art

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 […]

Edward Hopper and the Human Condition

Edward Hopper – The Human Condition “Edward Hopper was prone to melancholy. “His work is often called evocative and psychologically disturbing. Whether painting a theater lobby, a restaurant, or a private room, Hopper depicted impersonal, harshly lit spaces. Human figures are motionless, as though suspended in time. (Thought.com) Edward Hopper – Existential Loneliness Hopper “captures […]

Sam Francis by The Getty – The Fine Art Print Book Lives

Sam Francis “At the age of twenty, Sam Francis was hospitalized for spinal tuberculosis and spent three years virtually immobilized in a body cast. For physical therapy he was given a set of watercolors, and, as he described it, he painted his way back to life. The exuberant color and expression in his paintings celebrated […]

Michelangelo – A Different View

Every year, four million people visit the Sistine Chapel in Rome to admire the beautiful ceiling frescoes by Michelangelo. The exhibition ‘A Different View’ offers the unique opportunity to look at his timeless work in a different way – they are displayed on the floor! The exhibition “A Different View” at the Beurs van Berlage […]

Peace to All

 

Art Videos: Does the Script Enhance the Art? The Art Video The internet is replete with videos of Art, some good, some not so good. The videos are produced by museums, galleries, academic institutions, and auction houses. The video above was produced by Christie’s. Many of them have voice over or a presenter, in addition […]

Is Copying Art Always Considered Plagiarism?

French Court Finds Jeff Koons Guilty of Plagiarism “A French court found Jeff Koons guilty of plagiarism [in November], ordering the artist, his studio (Jeff Koons LLC), and the Centre Pompidou—which hosted his traveling retrospective in 2014–2015—to pay French advertising executive Franck Davidovici €135,000 ($154,000). The case revolved around Koons’s 1988 ceramic sculpture Fait d’Hiver, […]