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2013-05-24 23:38:03

Mount ICT is pleased to announce the release of Van Gogh Art Essentials for iPhone and iPad. This virtual museum App exhibits the work of Vincent van Gogh; it contains hundreds of high quality (HD) art pictures and a concise biography of Vincent van Gogh. Amsterdam (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Van Gogh Art Essentials universal iOS App exhibits the work of Vincent van Gogh. This virtual museum app contains hundreds of high quality (HD) art pictures and a biography of Vincent van Gogh. The artworks...

2013-05-24 23:27:45

Artists, painters, and art students enjoy the brilliance of Georges Seurat´s drawings viewed in high resolution on iPhone and iPad with Mighty Mack´s [Drawings: Georges Seurat App. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859 — 1891) was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. His work altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is one of the icons of 19th century painting.  His drawings were once described...

2008-08-18 00:00:18

By Tom Avril The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA - The painting of the lean-faced, bearded man with the penetrating stare is unmistakably a self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh. An art historian can tell by looking at the riot of bold, colorful brushstrokes. Researchers at Pennsylvania State and Princeton Universities, however, use an analytical tool that surely the troubled Dutch master never imagined: the computer. Their method is far from foolproof, but the two teams, along with a...

2008-06-26 06:02:44

By Kathleen Allen, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun. 26--A weakness for great music, great theater and great courage is all that's needed to fall in love with Arizona Onstage Productions' staging of "Sunday in the Park With George." This Stephen Sondheim/ James Lapine musical, given a thoughtful and stirring interpretation by director Kevin Johnson and his cast, is smart, with complex music and a can't-argue-with-that premise. That premise: An artist must create, no matter the...

2006-08-19 06:27:26

By Julie Mollins TORONTO (Reuters) - A 20th-century French oil painting by Edouard Vuillard, looted by the Nazis during World War Two, will be returned to the family of its original owner, the National Gallery of Canada said on Friday. This is the first time a work stolen by the Nazis has been identified and returned to its rightful owners by the Ottawa gallery. "We are proud of the fact that we brought it up first and that the right result has been achieved," said Chief Curator...

2006-07-09 05:07:37

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - When Scottish art dealer Alexander Reid returned from Paris with two paintings by Vincent van Gogh, his father berated him for bringing such "atrocities" home and sold them to a French dealer for five pounds ($9) each. It did not matter that the paintings, a portrait of Reid and a still life of a basket of apples, were in fact gifts to the young Scot, who had lived for several months in Paris with Vincent and his brother, Theo, in Montmartre in...

2006-02-01 15:44:11

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vincent Van Gogh's portrait of a cafe owner, based on a sketch by his friend and fellow artist Paul Gauguin, could fetch more than $40 million when it is auctioned in New York later this year. "L'Arlesienne, Madame Ginoux" was executed in February 1890, five months before the Dutch artist's suicide. It depicts the proprietress of a cafe in Arles, France, frequented by Gauguin and Van Gogh. It is expected to be a highlight of Christie's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.