Painting

Francis Bacon, Titian, and Influence on the ‘Screaming Popes’

November 15, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up  Weekly Every Wednesday. Fine Art in the New Media One of the tremendous benefits of fine art in the new media is the ability to see works of art close up, closer than you can see them in real life, and look at them for […]

See this 17th Century Portrait Restored to its Original Brilliant Colors on Twitter!

November 8, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday Varnish and Old Paintings Oil paintings are usually coated with varnish to provide a protective coating, but as the varnish inevitably ages, the it turns yellow and obscures the brilliant colors of the orignal, often making the painting look dark and muddy. Fine […]

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.”

“Dreams of Dali” in 360

July 27, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Dali With the news of the exhumation of the body of Salvador Dali for DNA testing, perhaps it is a good time to look at Dali’s work, here especially Dalí’s 1935 canvas Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s ‘Angelus, portrayed through the video above, “Dreams of Dali,”  as […]

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 End of the One Dimension: The Paintings of David Bowie

June 21, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The Paintings of David Bowie The paintings of David Bowie demonstrate the fallacy and futility of the trend of modern culture to depict a person as one dimensional – Musician, Pop Star, Music Icon, Actor, as if there were no other facets to […]