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VERMEER in the NEW MEDIA – DOWNLOAD HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGES – A VERMEER for YOU

Jan or Johannes Vermeer van Delft, b. October 1632, d. December 1675, a Dutch genre painter who lived and worked in Delft, created some of the most exquisite paintings in Western art.(webmuseumparis) Then Vermeer was forgotten for 200 years. “The “rediscovery” of Vermeer is predominantly attributed to scholar, collector, French Salon critic and co-founder of […]

E – MUSEUMS – THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART ON YOUR PHONE

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday at 8:30 pm ET A major theme of this blog is the use of the New Media  by museums  to fufill their mission to make Art accessible to all. As numerous examples from prior posts have shown, this doesn’t require flashing lights, and all the other bells and whistles commonly associated […]

E- MUSEUMS: THE BALLETS RUSSES AT THE V&A

New Post Goes up Every Wednesday at 8:30 pm ET DIAGHILEV AND THE BALLETS RUSSES From September 10, 2010 to January 9, 2011, the V&A Museum presented the exhibition, “Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929.”  The exhibition was spectacular. Supposing, however,  someone now, in 2013, went to the V&A website, what […]

ENHANCED E- BOOK, E+, THE NOVEL – ANNA KARENINA / Анна Каренина

Tolstoy in Uniform “Все счастли́вые се́мьи похо́жи друг на дру́га, ка́ждая несчастли́вая семья́ несчастли́ва по-сво́ему.” “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” New post goes up each Wednesday at 8:30 pm ET. Third  in a Series of 3 on  e+ the enhanced e-book. Anna Karenina / Анна Каренина […]

E-MUSEUMS and ENHANCED E-BOOKS – MUSEE d’ORSAY WHOLLY DIGITAL BOOK FOR IMPRESSIONIST EXHIBITION

A new Post goes up every Wednesday at 8:30 PM ET. IMPRESSIONISTS BOOK EXCLUSIVLY IN E-BOOK FORMAT ArtDaily has reported that the Musée d’Orsay and Artepublishing have produced an Impressionist Exhibition book exclusively in digital format. As the publisher states, there is no museum in the world that has a better collection of Impressionist and […]