Art

April 21, 2019

Modern Technology Reveals a Hidden Painting Underneath Picasso’s ‘The Blue Room’

Modernist master Pablo Picasso once observed that “there is only one way to look at things until someone shows us how to look at them with different eyes.” Though likely referencing the ability of avant-garde art movements to shift perspectives, this profound statement can also apply to other aspects of Picasso’s practice—even when those “different eyes” require X-ray vision.

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April 19, 2019

The Art of Beatrix Potter: From Scientific Studies to Beloved Children’s Books

No children’s author has captured hearts quite like Beatrix Potter. Inspired by flora and fauna found in the enchanting English countryside, Potter penned and illustrated 28 books, including the universally beloved Tale of Peter Rabbit. While most people are familiar with these well-known titles, many are unaware that Potter’s earlier work included scientific studies—a practice inspired by a lifelong love of nature.

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April 16, 2019

Artists Pay Tribute to Paris’ Iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral After Devastating Fire

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Cristina Correa Freile (@dibujosdecristina) on Apr 15, 2019 at 11:14am PDT On April 15, 2019, the world-famous Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris was devastated by a fire. Renowned for its prominent place in Paris, rich religious history, and exquisite Gothic architecture, Notre-Dame Cathedral has been a symbol of the city since it was built in the Middle Ages.

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