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Love, Desire, Death

In the fascinating video below, Peter Schade, the Head of the Framing department at Britain’s National Gallery, shows the process of creating six huge matching frames for the Titian: Love Desire Death exhibition. Matthias Wivel, Curator of 16th-century Italian paintings, … Continue reading

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Why Museums Matter

Anyone who has ever traveled with me can attest to my museum obsession. I have been accused of being incapable of passing any museum without popping in for a visit. Of course these types of consuming passions all have an origin or … Continue reading

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Set the art free

French artist and filmmaker Julien de Casablanca has created a brilliant interactive project for art lovers everywhere. Participants in Outings are encouraged to visit museums and use their phones to photograph “small, secondary and forgotten” paintings and to print out … Continue reading

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Van Gogh Goes Green In London

The world’s first living wall replica of a painting masterpiece, Van Gogh’s A Wheatfield, with Cyrpresses, is now “hanging” in Trafalgar Square, London at the National Gallery. Working with GE and ANS Group, the museum designed, grew and installed the … Continue reading

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