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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...

2012-03-29 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...

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...

2011-10-04 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...


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