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2012-03-29 23:18:58

In addition to being among his most vibrant and celebrated works, Vincent van Gogh's series of sunflower paintings also depict a mutation whose genetic basis has, until now, been a mystery In addition to being among his most vibrant and celebrated works, Vincent van Gogh's series of sunflower paintings also depict a mutation whose genetic basis has, until now, been a mystery. In a study published in PLoS Genetics, a team of University of Georgia scientists reveal the mutation behind the...

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...

2011-11-07 14:15:00

MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Having established itself during its Art Week 2010 debut as the first international art show with a unifying message, Arts For A Better World (AFABW) will stage its second edition before the thousands of collectors, dealers, curators, artists, journalists and opinion leaders who flock to Miami annually during the first week of December. The 2011 Edition will host galleries hand-selected by a highly experienced team of curators and fine art advisors,...

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...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auryn, Inc., just recognized by the Producers Guild of America and Variety magazine as the Digital 25 top innovator in Emerging Media, announced today Van Gogh and the Sunflowers, its much-anticipated new Auryn platform app that's rich in watercolor illustrations and revolutionary in digital storytelling. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this stunning new iPad app, now available on the iTunes app store at http://bit.ly/pIERLQ. Based on...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

Amanti Art, the online picture framing company, has reduced its prices on custom framed prints on its website. Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 Amanti Art, a Wisconsin-based wholesale art and framing company, has reduced the prices on thousands of items on its website, http://www.amantiart.com. The reduction in prices represents between 25 and 30% on most products on the site and makes the companyâs prices lower than most other online custom framing sites. Amanti Art...

2011-07-21 09:16:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The art web site www.bandagedear.com has surveyed more than 700 Internet users, asking them to rate artworks from one to five stars. The analysis of this data shows that men and women usually agree on art, but there are a few distinct differences. Francois Buchs, co-founder of BandagedEar.com, said, "The survey is made of the 27 most famous artists, each represented by dozens of artworks." He went on to explain, "Some of the discoveries...

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2011-04-04 21:15:00

Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) reveals invisible colors in art masterpiecesWhat do Winslow Homer's For to Be a Farmer's Boy (1887) and Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom (1889) have in common?First, they are both displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC). Homer's painting represents a high point in the career of America's premiere watercolorist, while Van Gogh's painting is perhaps one of most recognizable paintings in the world. However, they also share a key physical...

2011-03-23 13:05:00

LISSE, Netherlands, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. Bettina Wulff, spouse of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, has officially opened the 62nd edition of the world famous international flower exhibition Keukenhof. Accompanied by her husband Mr. Christian Wulff and the Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, as well as many other dignitaries, she baptized a newly bred, beautiful colored tulip, named after her. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/NY70434 )...