Art History

Tabloid Art History: Pre-Raphaelite Orange at Fendi

GARAGE brings you a collab with the Instagram account TabloidArtHistory.<p>Orange occupies a strange liminal space in aesthetic history—at once sickly and cheerful, Halloween-spooky and Dreamsicle-sweet, it’s surprisingly mutable for a color Elle Woods once derided.<p>On the Fendi runway at Milan Fashion …

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Spelman College Awarded $5.4 Million Grant for AUC Initiative to Increase Diversity in Museum Field

Spelman College has received a $5.4 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the Atlanta University Center Collective for the …

Art

Mummy of Nesmin with plant wreath, mummy mask and other cartonnage elements | Work of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inside this mummy is the body of Nesmin, whose name means “The One Who Belongs to (the god) Min.” He was a priest for Min in Akhmim, and from the …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The AD Design Show: Craftsmanship Corner, Art Installations and Pop-Up Home

The <b>AD Design Show</b> is on course to raise the bar for ultra-luxe art and design experience in the country. The experiential sections and specially …

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Salvador Dalí Action Figure Lets You Style His Famously Eccentric Mustache

First and foremost, modern master Salvador Dalí is renowned for his avant-garde approach to art. On top of his outlandish oeuvre, however, the Spanish surrealist is also known for two other eccentricities: his recurring melting clock motif and his zany mustache. On a mission to “make art and art …

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gucci's new beauty instagram is inspired by art history

The account shares artworks that traverse history as well as gender, culture and geography.<p>Gucci just dropped a surprise announcement in the form of a mysterious new Instagram account, @guccibeauty. After conquering the minds and wallets of Gen Z with maximalism, colourful graphics and logomania, …

African-American News

gucci's new instagram account is full of renaissance babes

@guccibeauty is the @glossier of art history.<p>Beauty is often found in minute details like pearl-studded veils, translucent butterfly ribbons, and lavish gemmed brooches. All of these things have inspired Alessandro Michele, Gucci’s creative director, who recently launched the @guccibeauty Instagram …

New York City

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Celebrated artworks are so much more than beautiful pictures. The likes of Michelangelo, da Vinci, and van Gogh were as much masters of allegory and …

Art

If You Love Art History, You’ll Love Gucci’s New Instagram for Beauty

Portrait of a young woman in red, A.D. 90–120<p>Gucci launched a new Instagram account today, @guccibeauty. It’s an intersection of beauty, art, …

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Gucci just launched its beauty-centric Instagram account

BEAUTY BUZZ OF THE DAY<p><b>Launched just last week, Gucci’s Instagram account @guccibeauty by Alessandro Michele is serving up beauty inspiration in the</b> …

French Fashion

Exposition photo Yasumasa Morimura, In the Room of Art History

Informations<p><b>Luhring Augustine</b><p>Bushwick, 25 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237 USA<p>14 septembre 2018 au 17 novembre 2018<p>← retour à la liste<p>Yan …

Photographie

Whip Handle in the Shape of a Horse | Work of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The horse was a relative latecomer to Egypt. It was introduced in the Second Intermediate period during the Hyksos domination of northern Egypt (ca. …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Egypt, 2000–1000 B.C. | Chronology | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Upper and Lower Egypt are reunited by Theban king Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II who establishes the capital at Thebes, then Itj-tawy. Egypt is briefly …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Relief | Mexican | The Met

Date:16th century (?)<p>Geography:Mexico, Mesoamerica<p>Culture:Mexican<p>Medium:Stone<p>Dimensions:Overall: 10 1/4 in. (26.04 …

Art Galleries

The Only Woman in the Renaissance’s Most Famous Record of Art History

Properzia de’ Rossi, <i>Grassi Family Coat of Arms</i> at the Museo Civico Medievale, Bologna, c. 1510-30. Courtesy of Irene Graziani at the University of …

Bologna

Have you generated a meme today? (Tell us all about it)

<i>Why is nihilism so conducive to memes? / Why does the Internet look down upon normal folk (normies)? / Why does no one own a meme? /What does the</i> …

Art

SG Vasudev’s retrospective at NGMA, Bengaluru unearths the narrative of a nation

At the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru an interesting juxtaposition can be observed between that of the tall trees looming outside and the …

Art

Netsuke of Bat | Japan | The Met

Date:19th century<p>Culture:Japan<p>Medium:Rock crystal<p>Dimensions:H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)<p>Classification:Netsuke<p>Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. …

Art Museums

Fragment | The Met

Provenance<p>1938, excavated at Qanat Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the …

Art Galleries

This Is the Oldest Drawing by Humans Ever Found

Dating back 73,000 years, the drawing smashes the record for oldest figurative drawing by about 30,000 years.<p>Archeologists have discovered the earliest known drawing created by humans, scrawled on a rock at the shoreline of South Africa. Dating back some 73,000 years, the mysterious picture …

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The Gentleman Cabinetmaker: Celebrating the 300th birth anniversary of Thomas Chippendale

In the preface of his seminal 1754 publication, <i>The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker’s Director</i>, Thomas Chippendale states: “Without an acquaintance with …

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Pepperdine Fine Arts Department Announces Fall Events

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division announces several music and theatre performances, listed below, during the months of September through …

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Mosque-lamp-shaped vessel with Arabic inscriptions | Work of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

With its delicate spiraling stem design, this small vessel belongs to a group of ceramics formerly referred to as "Golden Horn" wares. Current …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

National Gallery accused of paying £1.3m over the odds for first female painting in 25 years

The National Gallery has been accused of paying £1.3m over the odds for the first painting by a woman it had purchased in 25 years.<p>The publicly-funded art gallery, which was last year given more than £23m by the government, paid £3.6m for a self-portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi, saying that in …

Art

FREE! Art Exhibition, wine and cheese, silent auction at Belmont

Saturday, September 29 6-10PM - FREE<p>Held at Belmont Piano Academy (241A Belmont Street, Belmont MA)<p>Enjoy a silent art auction of pieces by artist …

Des Moines

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, director of its world-famous Hayden Planetarium, host of the …

Barnes & Noble

Portrait of Gerard de Lairesse | Rembrandt van Rijn | 1975.1.140 | Work of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gerard de Lairesse (1641–1711) was, in his day, a well-known painter, etcher, and art theorist. He suffered from congenital syphilis, which caused …

Art

Collector’s art identified as Nazi loot

BERLIN — German officials say they have identified four artworks that were kept by the sister of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt as looted …

Art

Art History as Sandwiches

How can you make art history even more interesting? Present them as sandwiches, of course!<p>This one above is The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh<p>Take …

Artists

Tate outsources artist biographies on its website to Wikipedia

The museum does “not have the resources to create biographies for every individual” in its collection, spokeswoman says

Biographies