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Rodin, the Met, and the New Media

September 20, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Rodin at the MET  – September 16, 2017 – January 15, 2018   “On the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917), The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates its historic collection of the artist’s work. Nearly 50 marbles, bronzes, plasters, and terracottas […]

“A Clockwork Orange” and “The Shining”- Music Composed by Wendy Carlos

July 5, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Wendy Carlos’s Synth Scores- the Near-Unbearable  Tension’s in Kubrick’s Worlds Wendy Carlos’ theme music for Stanley Kubrick’s  A Clockwork Orange and The Shining “are indispensable in creating the dread and horror that carry through these cinematic masterpieces. As you can hear in the opening title […]

IIIF – New Tools to Zoom, Compare, and Annotate Images – From the Getty Museum – Fine Art in the New Media

June 7, 2017 New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba. The Book and Fine Art in the New Media  IIIF – and the Getty Museum – Fine Art in the New Media IIIF is a new digital tool that allows you to bring together images from different institutional websites for comparison, manipulation and […]

“Whose Afraid of Modern Art?” Art History – The Städel Course on Modern Art

April 19, 2017. The Book and Fine Art in the New Media by Jack Dziamba. New Post Every Wednesday. The Städel Course On Modern Art “This is the best digital tool that I have ever seen and used. It is a great delight to learn more about art with this course. User of the course. […]

Bosch “Garden of Earthy Delights,” Fine Art in the New Media – 500 Years Later

April 5, 2017. Books and Fine Art in the New Media. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba. Explore Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights in an Amazing, Annotated Interactive Video “Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights” has bewitched and bewildered art fans and historians alike for centuries. It’s crowded, complicated, and […]

Mega Book Deal for “Les Mis”

Les Misérables was born of one of the riskiest—and shrewdest—deals in publishing history. In Hugo, Inc., The Paris Review March 23, 2017, Nina Martyris writes, “In a new book, The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of ‘Les Misérables’, the professor and translator David Bellos condenses tranches of research into a gripping tale about […]

60 Free Film Noir Movies – “The Most American Film Genre” from Open Culture

Re Posted from Open Culture * “During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark locations and shot in a black & white aesthetic that fit like a glove. Hardened men wore fedoras and forever smoked cigarettes. Women played the femme […]