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Fashion: Handbags as Works of Art
Most fashion designers would agree that they are indeed artists. But is Marc Jacobs as talented as Picasso? Designing is nevertheless creating, from conception to execution.
Celebrities - Princess Diana - The Icons of Today
Icons were once considered loving and devotional idols of a society or religion. Today, celebrities such as Princess Diana have gained that same status posthumously.
Celebrity Art Collectors: Jolie, Pitt, Martin
If you have ever wondered what art your favorite celebrities purchase, I have focused on the couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, as well as comedian Steve Martin.
Edward Hopper Exhibition at the MFA, Boston
An exhibition debuting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston highlights not only Edward Hopperīs iconic works, but also the lighthouses of southern Maine and other less familiar works.
Vatican Art - The Other Michelangelo
Best known is Michelangelo Buonarroti, the Italian Renaissance artist. Born seven years after Michelangeloīs death, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was to become an extraordinary Italian Baroque artist and the 'bad boy' in the history of art.
King Tut Exhibit - From Art to Science Museum
From 1976-1979 a precedence was set in blockbuster museum exhibitions with 'Treasures of Tutankhamun' exhibit. In 2007 'Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,' sponsored by National Geographic, could be viewed at a Philadelphia science museum.
America's 'Mona Lisa' - 'Genevra de' Benci'
Leonardo da Vinci is best known for his painting the 'Mona Lisa' but there is another portrait of a woman who is not as well known, even though she resides in the U.S - Genevra de' Benci.
'Painters in Paris' at Metropolitan Museum
An exhibition in 2000 showcasing artists working in Paris (1895-1950). I will discuss some of the artists whose work was shown. Namely, Picasso, Matisse, Rousseau, Modigliani, and Balthus.
Art vs. Commerce - Forrest Myers - 'The Wall'
An eight year dispute over whether a blue painted exterior wall in New York by sculptor Forrest Myers should be permanently removed, is heating up in court.
Faberge Imperial Eggs - a Celebration of Easter
Russian jeweler Peter Carl Faberge is best known for the Imperial Eggs he created for Czar Nicholas II. I discuss the exhibit "Faberge in America" that took place in 1996 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY and the unparalled Faberge Easter Eggs.
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