Painting

Research Team Uncovers Hidden Details in Picasso’s ‘La Miséreuse accroupie’ (The Crouching Woman).

February 21, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Artists Painting Over an Existing Painting Frequently, new scientific techniques have revealed one painting painted over another painting by the same artist. The painting of a woman has been discovered under Van Gogh’s painting “Patch of Grass, ” as detailed in (Photon Science, “Visualizing a […]

Does Virtual Reality Have a Place in Art Museums?

Banz & Bowinkel, installation of Mercury (2016) January 10, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday Fine Art in the New Media Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage now. This post will examine the place of VR in Art Museums in two ways: first, as a medium for the artist, and second, as a […]

Is There a Connection Between Science and Art?

December 13, 2017, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The painting above is from the National Gallery’s collection.  It depicts an Egyptian noblewoman and is a Fayum portrait, a type of painting that was attached to mummies of that time and believed to depict the image of a real person. Science and […]

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.”