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La Sagesse

La Sagesse (1940-1941). Tamara de Lempicka (Polish, 1898-1980). Oil on panel. La Sagesse, or “Wisdom,” takes its inspiration from the Old Masters, all the while exuding Lempicka’s signature style. The layout and type of figure in this painting bring to … Continue reading

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Film Meets Art

Britain-based, Azerbaijan-born photographer and filmmaker Vugar Efendi has created two terrific videos pairing scenes from films with paintings that provided the inspiration for the shots.

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Off The Wall(s)

No one seems to know who is behind The Canvas Project, which inserts figures from famous paintings into real world situations, but you can follow along with the rest of us on Instagram.

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Whoopsie Daisy Indeed

This week, a 12-year-old Taiwanese boy tripped on a museum display and accidently punched a hole in a $1.5 350-year-old painting. Flowers, by Paolo Porpora, is part of a traveling exhibition called “Face of Leonardo: Images of a Genius”. No … 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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