Diane Cogen

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Obama, new Argentine leader work to break from past tensions

On a fence-mending mission, President Barack Obama held up Argentina on Wednesday as an emerging world leader worthy of U.S. support, as he and Argentine President Mauricio Macri broke with years of tensions between their countries.<p>Obama's state visit to Buenos Aires quickly turned into a love-fest …

Web editor @worldmatt is a big fan of the coconut grits at Talde in Brooklyn.

It took a skilled team and infrared technology to uncover the portrait hiding under Picasso’s “The Blue Room” painting.

The Work of Kaneko Tomiyuki

Japanese artist Kaneko Tomiyuki was born in Saitama prefecture, 1978. Since childhood, he has been particularly interested in Japanese folklore and …

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30 Americans at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

In a nod to Linda Nochlin’s famous query, Michele Wallace asked, “Why are there no great black artists?”[1] <i>30 Americans</i> is the response to this …

This is the final weekend to see “Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom,” closing Sunday. This landmark exhibition features nearly 100 spectacular objects created between A.D. 400 and 800. Sunday afternoon the curators of “Silla” will be at the exhibition answering visitor questions. http://met.org/1hsRfKp Necklace | Korea, Silla Kingdom | 6th century | © National Museum of Korea

Thirty-five rare guitars that illustrate the early history of the instrument in America are on view in “Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C.F. Martin.” http://met.org/1l5YVTo Christian Frederick Martin (1796–1873) | Guitar | ca. 1843–52

View depictions of dogs throughout the collections on our Pinterest board, The Dog: Emblem, Performer, Friend. http://met.org/1hqC1je Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599–1641) | James Stuart (1612–1655), Duke of Richmond and Lennox | ca. 1633–35

This deeply carved relief of Ramesses II shows the king wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt and seated within a shrine. Featured Artwork of the Day: Jubilee Relief of Ramesses II | ca. 1279–1213 B.C. | Country of Origin Egypt http://met.org/1dECNeF

Animals, both real and fantastic, occupied an important place in medieval art and thought. Learn more and view a slideshow of works: http://met.org/Mh2qqN The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries) | 1495–1505 | South Netherlandish

Amazing 3D Chalk Drawing Optical Illusion

The weekend is finally here! I bet a lot of you are as pumped as I am right now, because now we get to take some time off for a little bit of rest …

Tattoo Scratches Optical Illusion

First of all, I would like to wish you all a Happy President’s Day! A lot of you probably have the day off today, so you’re probably enjoying a nice …

3D Bird and Spider Drawing Optical Illusion

How’s everyone doing today? A lot of you were probably off of work yesterday, so you’re probably getting back to the grind today. Either way, I’m …

Who's Holding Who Optical Illusion

How’s everyone out there doing on this lovely day? I can tell you now that I’m definitely digging the weather right now. We’ve been hit with so many …

Face Paint Optical Illusion

How’s everyone doing out there today? I hope you’re having a great day. We’re finally at the middle of the week, so you don’t have many more work …

Green and Purple Pulsating Optical Illusion

It’s Thursday and tomorrow is Friday, so I guarantee a lot of you out there are extremely excited right now and I don’t blame you. You’re one day …

Hidden in the Woods Optical Illusion

How’s everyone out there doing today? I have a feeling that all of you out there are really pumped up today and in great moods. Do you know how I …

Star Wars Yoda Optical Illusion

How’s everyone doing out there in illusion land today? I bet you’re doing pretty darn good, because it’s finally the weekend and now you get to rest …

Spot the Dog Optical Illusion

I hope all of you are having a wonderful Monday morning. I’ve got my coffee in hand and I’m ready to post up an amazing new optical illusion for all …

Cheshire Cat Tattoo Optical Illusion

I’m pretty excited about today’s new optical illusion, because this one is pretty special. A user sent us an email and said that they thought this …

There are less than two weeks left to see “Jewels by JAR,” closing March 9. Don’t miss the more than 400 works on view by one of the most acclaimed jewelry designers of the twentieth century. http://met.org/1jlqk0r JAR | Multicolored Handkerchief Earrings | 2011

A-Z of Paul Klee – List | Tate

Paul Klee did many things in many different ways. A great artist, he was also a sympathetic teacher, fine musician, and persuasive writer. His work …

It may be a snowy mess out there today, but this photo from a couple of days ago tells us spring is coming! Hamamelis ‘Arnold Promise’ is in full bloom in the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden. The blooming of the Witch hazels is a sure sign that the end of winter is near. Read more from Smithsonian Gardens: http://s.si.edu/1cjN4sC

In honor of the Oscars, a quick lesson about fame. This tapestry depicts a theme that was popular among European royalty, the power of fame over death. Fame stands reading at a lectern, surrounded by writers whose works immortalized the deeds of the ancients. His triumph over death is represented by the three Fates beneath his feet. http://met.org/1o15nrU #tapestrytuesday The Triumph of Fame | ca. 1502–4 | Flemish, probably Brussels