Tag Archive | The Met

Is this our Chauvet Cave, is this our Lascaux? The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images of Fine Art Available Under a Creative Commons License

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images of Fine Art Available Under a Creative Commons License* On February 7, 2017, The Met announced, “As of today, all images of public-domain works in The Met collection are available under Creative Commons Zero (CC0). So whether you’re an artist or a designer, an educator or a […]

Surrealism – More Than a Prank?

September 28, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba Surrealism – More Than a Prank? Surrealism “drew upon the private world of the mind, traditionally restricted by reason and societal limitations, to produce surprising, unexpected imagery.” (Source: The MET) Origins “Surrealism originated in the late 1910s and early ’20s as a literary […]

1.8 Million Works of Art, Free, Online, So What?

May 18, 2016. New Post Goes Up Each Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba Fine Art – On the Brink of a Paradigm Change The New Media via the internet has induced a paradigm change in the way we view and experience art.  As we wrote in the Purpose Page of this blog, “THE BOOK, both print […]

E -MUSEUMS – THE 4th MET?

March 2, 2016 New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba                                                                                       […]

THE ARTIST PROJECT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba THE ARTIST PROJECT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART As described by The Met: “The Artist Project  is an online series in which we give artists an opportunity to respond to our encyclopedic collection.” “From March 2015 to June 2016, we will invite 120 artists—local, national, and global—to choose individual works of art or […]

They Did Put Him Back Together Again – Tullio Lombardo’s Adam – A Masterpiece Restored

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday ADAM HAD A GREAT FALL From the New York Times, “Recreating Adam From Hundreds of Pieces After the Fall,” “The life-size marble statue of Adam, carved by Tullio Lombardo (Italian, ca. 1455–1532), is among the most important works of art from Renaissance Venice to be found outside that city […]

E- MUSEUMS: THE NEW MET APP

THE MET APP The following is a letter dated September 2, 2014 from Thomas P. Campbell, Director of the Metropolitan  Museum of Art, announcing the Met’s new app: Dear Friend, It is my great pleasure to announce the launch of the Met app, a free digital resource that offers an easy way to stay connected […]