Lavender Sunset by Art With Knife And Fingers - Paula Formanek
Sunflowers in Red Vase, palette knife oil painting by ANA MARIA EDULESCU ART
You can't see me but I'm there, 42 x 60 cm acrylic on watercolor paper by JaioDesign
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San Francisco 02 (n.333), 78 x 51 cm mixed media on canvas by Alessio Mazzarulli - see details
Water Lilies by Erin Hanson
An article about Christopher Lyter's abstract work
Jack Storms amazing glass sculptures
A very little key will open a very heavy door, 27 x 23 cm acrylic on board by Steven Christian Reed
Plum Plum Plum time lapse by Alex Art
The Bread of Mercy: An Illustration from the "Mantiq al-Tair"
A fellow in the Department of Islamic Art shows how a painting from an illustrated manuscript of a Sufi masterpiece, "The Conference of the Birds," reveals hidden meanings in the story it depicts.
Cuba: A Time to Explore (Grades 2 and 3)
Ready for a summer of science? Walk through the streets of Havana to hear the music and experience the culture, and visit the country’s various habitats to explore Cuba’s incredible diversity of wildlife, much of which can only be found on this unique island nation. Register today for summer camps for kids of all ages: http://bit.ly/2rmhblH
The Metropolitan Museum Of Art on Flipboard
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National Gallery of Art Photo 2017-05-28 16:13
Thomas Moran saw the wondrous landscape that the world would come to know as Yellowstone National Park for the first time in the summer of 1871. He had journeyed west to join F. V. Hayden's survey expedition bound for a region rumored to contain steaming geysers and boiling mud pots. Traveling by train and stagecoach, he met William Henry Jackson, a young photographer hired by Hayden. Moran and Jackson quickly became a team, working side-by-side to select subjects for photographs and sketches. Hayden, Moran, and Jackson returned east in the fall of 1871. Required to submit a report to Congress, Hayden supplemented his survey data with Jackson's photographs and Moran's watercolors--the only color images available. With unprecedented speed, Congress approved a bill declaring Yellowstone the nation's first national park in the spring of 1872. Moran's watercolors of Yellowstone were so admired that the artist received many invitations to join expeditions to western territories. In 1873 William Henry Jackson photographed Colorado's "Mountain of the Holy Cross." When Moran saw the photograph, he recognized a subject perfectly suited to his brush. Based on his watercolor, how do you think the artist felt about this place? Thomas Moran, "Mountain of the Holy Cross," 1890, watercolor and gouache over graphite on paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Avalon Fund, Florian Carr Fund, Barbara and Jack Kay Fund, Gift of Max and Heidi Berry and Veverka Family Foundation Fund
Tate Photo 2017-05-28 15:11
ART WORDS: 'fancy picture' refers to a type of eighteenth century painting that depict scenes of everyday life but with elements of imagination, invention or storytelling. The term ‘fancies’ was first used in 1737 by art chronicler George Vertue to describe paintings by Philip Mercier. The paintings were popularised through engraved copies. https://goo.gl/q4AHQz Philip Mercier, The Schutz Family and their Friends on a Terrace 1725, Tate Collection
Anicka Yi: Transforming Ideas into Smells
How do we imagine that immigrants, or foreigners, smell? How about the smell of women? Anicka Yi has created a hybrid scent of an Asian-American woman and a carpenter ant, as part of her exhibition on view now at the Guggenheim.
National Gallery Photo 2017-05-28 14:15
Adolph Menzel was the leading German artist of the second half of the 19th century. This painting of the Tuileries Gardens in Paris was executed by him in 1867. It was almost certainly inspired by another of the National Gallery's paintings, Manet's 'Music in the Tuileries Gardens', painted just five years earlier: http://bit.ly/2rn58RS
Why Are Jellies Important? - American Museum of Natural History 2017-05-28 13:15
Near the surface, most jellies eat tiny plankton that drift through the water. Deeper down, many graze on “marine snow”— bits of dead matter that drift down from the surface. Larger jellies eat fish, crustaceans, and even other jellies. Experience The Jelly Dome until June 13: http://bit.ly/2rqez6g