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2013-09-26 23:40:09

Every year, we are reminded of the hidden beauty that lies beneath the surface of nature's foliage with the coming of fall and changing color of leaves. SoLux® natural daylight lamps reveal the true colors and beauty in painting by Van Gogh, Poplars in Autumn, and others by Monet, Rembrandt, and Picasso. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Fall is in the air and with it the annual display of brilliant foliage. According to the US forestry website, "During the growing...

2013-06-06 23:34:36

Artists, painters, and art students enjoy the brilliance of Van Gogh´s artworks viewed in high resolution on iPhone and iPad with Mighty Mack´s Paintings: Van Gogh App. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Mighty Mack announces the release of the newest addition to its Artist App series, Paintings: Van Gogh Vincent van Gogh (1853 — 1890) was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century art for its vivid colors and...

2013-01-09 05:02:24

The term "green" now has a new meaning when referring to LED lights. Researchers from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and Perugia University, Italy have discovered the excess blue light emitted from LEDs is causing yellow paint to turn "brown and olive green". Museums like the Musee d'Orsay that have chosen SoLux simulated daylight with minimal amounts of blue light are happy they did. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Investigators for years have known paintings by Van Gogh and...

Van Gogh Painting Discoloration Blamed On Varnish
2012-09-15 07:59:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A reaction between paint and a protective varnish applied following the artist's death is to blame for a color change in the Van Gogh painting "Flowers in a Blue Vase," claims a new study in the journal Analytical Chemistry. In a discovery that the Daily Mail's Mark Prigg says "could have major implications for artistic conservation", researchers used x-ray scanners at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) and...

2012-05-23 10:24:17

www.gallery.ca/vangogh Facebook www.facebook.com/nationalgallerycanada Twitter @gallerydotca #NGCvangogh OTTAWA, May 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Friday, May 25: This summer's much anticipated exhibition, Van Gogh: Up Close has arrived at the National Gallery of Canada. Until September 3, visitors will be able to enjoy 47 paintings from public and private collections around the world that explore the Dutch artist's fascination with and his representation of nature during his French period...

2012-05-22 10:23:34

OTTAWA, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Leading supporters of the National Gallery of Canada will convene Wednesday evening, May 23, for the second annual Distinguished Patrons Soirée, to mark the opening the next day of Van Gogh: Up Close, a major exhibition of over 40 works by the famous Dutch artist. "It is a privilege to welcome this extraordinary group of generous, public-spirited individuals who believe deeply in the mission of the National Gallery of Canada, and its goal of...

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2012-03-30 13:01:38

For more than a century, Vincent Van Gogh's series of paintings depicting overly-bushy sunflowers were thought to be the result of his alleged mental illness at work, but now could actually be realistic impressions of a genetic mutation seen in some strains of the flowers, according to a new study. Most typical sunflowers have a brown, seed-filled middle and a single ring of yellow petals. But some seem overgrown with double rows of petals -- like the "Teddy Bear" variety -- and others...

2012-03-13 13:10:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com, Inc., providing modern, easy access to the world's largest selection of hand-picked art images, today introduced artCircles((TM)), a new, free app for iPad. artCircles takes you on a journey of discovery through the world's most inspiring art collection seen through the eyes of various curators, including designer, Yves Behar; technology innovator, Michael Hawley; president of Rhode Island School of Design, John Maeda; community...

2011-11-29 08:00:00

Amanti Art, the online picture framing company, offers prints and posters by Georgia OâKeeffe, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Gustav Klimt as framed art on its website. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Amanti Art, a Wisconsin-based wholesale art and framing company, has announced the availability of prints and posters by Georgia OâKeeffe, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Gustav Klimt, among others, for sale on its website. Amanti Art allows...

2011-11-04 12:47:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After writing her undergraduate thesis on Vincent van Gogh's sunflowers, USC art history instructor Elizabeth Petit never really expected to work on another project involving the 19th century Dutch painter. For her master's degree, she chose Greco-Roman art history as her specialty. "Van Gogh's art has always spoken to me in an indefinable way," Petit said. "That's why it is ironic that my specialty, my passion should be in classical...