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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.”

“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 […]

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 […]

Edward Hopper – In His Own Words, “What Is The Meaning Of Your Work?”

April 26, 2017, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. To: Edward Hopper – “What is the Meaning of Your Work?” In the video above, published in March 2014 on You Tube, “Edward Hopper discusses the slow development of his iconic images, [as] part of the exhibition ‘Hopper Drawing: A Painter’s Process’ at […]