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Art Matters by Neil Gaiman [Books]

I read this short book on the plane as I was traveling and found it a refreshing break from the news and the other troubles of life. Great for a vacation read. Art DOES matter and Gaiman my help you … Continue reading

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Teenage Artist Virginia Frances Sterrett’s Hauntingly Beautiful Century-Old Dreamscapes for French Fairy Tales via The Marginalian [Shared]

Teenage Artist Virginia Frances Sterrett’s Hauntingly Beautiful Century-Old Dreamscapes for French Fairy Tales – The Marginalian Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900–1931) had barely learned to walk when she began drawing. She never stopped, and her talent never ceased winning over its … Continue reading

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Researcher Stories: Civil War Photographs, “Chlorophyll Prints” and Robert Schultz via Library of Congress Blog

Researcher Stories: Civil War Photographs, “Chlorophyll Prints” and Robert Schultz via Library of Congress Blog For years, artist Robert Schultz has made creative reuse of historical Civil War-era images, developing photographs from the Library’s Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War … Continue reading

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The Peacock Room – Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art via The Smithsonian [Shared]

I visited here about 23 years ago and was amazed by the gorgeous room. While it certainly not be to everyone’s taste, the workmanship and design are quite striking. I highly recommend taking a few minutes to enjoy it whenever … Continue reading

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Goofy 18th-Century Self-Portraits by Joseph Ducreux via Kottke [Shared]

Goofy 18th-Century Self-Portraits by Joseph Ducreux Joseph Ducreux was a French painter active in the latter part of the 18th century — he was a portraitist in the court of Louis XVI and continued his career after the French Revolution. … Continue reading

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Conversation with Helga Stentzel, the artist who created the cow with hanging clothes via El Columbiano [Shared]

Conversation with Helga Stentzel, the artist who created the cow with hanging clothes via El Columbiano   From Spanish using Google Translate… The creator behind the famous cow made with hanging clothes spoke with EL COLOMBIANO. A visual tour of … Continue reading

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A vintage-like Christmas Card for the season – Now for Sale! and Redbubble Contest Entry

Buy today A vintage-like Christmas Card for the season This card invokes memories of my own Ohio farm town childhood. @redbubble is having a Christmas Card challenge contest — #RBCardChallenge— so I am offering this one up as my entry. You can order … Continue reading

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