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Five Van Gogh “Sunflowers” Virtually Live, and in 360

August 16, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. “Sunflowers”   “Van Gogh’s paintings of Sunflowers are among his most famous. He did them in Arles, in the south of France, in 1888 and 1889. Vincent painted a total of five large canvases with sunflowers in a vase, with three shades of […]

J.M.W. Turner – Obsessed with the Sun

“Turner had a life long obsession with the sun. ” In the weeks prior to his death, J.M.W. Turner is said to have declared (to John Ruskin) ‘The Sun is God’ – what he meant by this, no-one really knows, but what is not in any doubt is the central role that the sun played in Turner’s lifelong obsession with light and how to paint it.”

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 […]

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 […]

Photoshop Before Photoshop: Ansel Adams and James Dean

March 8, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday.   Photoshop Before Photoshop Our post, ANSEL ADAMS, AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEFORE PHOTOSHOP ,(2013), has been a perennial favorite since its publication in February, 2013. The popularity of the post is epitomized by the Before and After prints of Adams’ iconic image, “Moonrise,” which […]