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HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! Spooky Season Meets Art History

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HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! Spooky Season Meets Art History

SPOOKY ART HISTORY! Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’d like to celebrate it our way by getting into the spooky vibe through art! The next selection of masterpieces may be unconventional, but it has the most haunting details and creepy facts. We’ve capture the spookiest of them all! From The Scream by Edvard Munch, to the creepiest Art by Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.. and a work from one of the most famous Artists ever, Vincent Van Gogh. This one is easier to digest, I swear!... ''Head of a Skeleton with a Burning Cigarette.'' by Van Gogh Even tough we admire...

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The Impressionist movement, Art born out of Rebellion

The Impressionist movement, Art born out of Rebellion

What comes to your mind when you think of a rebellious art movement? For me, I think of Impressionism.  An art movement that started around 1860 in Paris, France, out of a radical idea: to change the classical, perfect, subject matter, that art of the time was expected to have, and embrace the real- raw themes of ordinary life, and the world we live in.. and also from a need for artists to be able to show their own work without the need of approval from *The Salon.          1. William-Adolphe Bouguereau         2. Photo by Barnes Foundation The Salon was the official exhibit...

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Why is the Arc de Triomphe Covered?

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Why is the Arc de Triomphe Covered?

THE PARIS ARC DE TRIOMPHE HAS BEEN COMPLETELY COVERED!....What is happening!? This is historic in more ways than one, not only because it is the first time in history that this iconic landmark has been covered up, by 25,000 square meters of recyclable polypropylene fabric that is a silver-blue color, along with 3,000 meters of red rope, but also because this is the culmination of The Artists, Jean Claud and Christo’s work! #TheLovers       1. Photo by designbloom  Jean Claud and Christo were environmental sculptures and artists, whose work often included monumental displays of fabrics and plastics. These artists...

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