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How Movie Sound Effects Art Made: Foley Artists

In this age, many people think that movie sound effects are created by computer. They’re not! “Foley (named after sound–effects artist Jack Foley) is the reproduction of everyday sound effects that are added to film, video, and other media in post-production to enhance audio quality. These reproduced sounds can be anything from the swishing of […]

Through the Louvre Lens

May 23, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Louvre Lens While it may well be said that all art is viewed through the “lens” of the Louvre, this post is about the Louvre Museum in Lens in northern France.  Lens is a former coal mining town that has suffered d greatly […]

What’s So Good About a Video of an Art Exhibition? “Dreams of Frozen Music.”

May 16, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Videos of an Exhibition There are many videos of art exhibitions available on the internet. They range from the talking heads to a full walk-through of an exhibition. While we may take these videos for granted, here we want to focus on the […]

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 […]