Tag Archive | media

Islamic Art in Spain – The Alhambra

April 4, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Islamic Art in Spain This post is the second in a series through 2018 on Islamic Art in Spain. The topic and the output is so vast that even if all the posts in 2018 were devoted to it, it still would not […]

The MFA Boston: Fine Art in the New Media – Gustav Klimt, and Egon Schiele

March 21, 2018, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Fine Art in the New Media How well does a museum use New Media Technology to fulfill its mission to make Art accessible to everyone, everywhere. In a number of prior posts, we focused on the theme “Can You See It From Here?” […]

“The E-Book is a Stupid Product,” says Hachette Group CEO.

March 8, 2018, by Jack Dziamba Whither the e-Book? The e-book was introduced about 10 years ago. As sales took off, it was claimed that the e-book would soon eclipse the print book.  Indeed it was true for most of ten years.  According to the Association of American Publishers, in 2012 sales revenue from ebooks […]

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 […]

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 […]

Properly Lighting Black Faces – Cinamatographer Ava Berkofsky

September 13, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ influenced the look of ‘Insecure.’ Source: Atsushi Nishijima/IMDb The Problem “When I was in film school, no one ever talked about lighting nonwhite people.” — Ava Berkofsky As written by mic.com,  September 8, 2017:  “Any brown person who’s taken a […]