Blogs

Blogs

Baroque in the Southern Netherlands – An Online Museum

Baroque in the Southern Netherlands – An Online Museum

Posted July 11th, 2013

Art History, Baroque, Blogs

A new website on Baroque Flemish art collects works from museums in Flanders, notes of lectures and new research on the subject. The site is an initiative of the Flemish Art Collection and is part of the Flemish Art Collection Website. If museums get together… Read More

Satire

Great Art in Ugly Rooms

Great Art in Ugly Rooms

Posted June 21st, 2013

Blogs, Satire

This Tumblr Blog has been making the rounds for a while and by now there are so many great images up there that we have to share it here. The site follows a pretty funny concept to expose that rich people who can afford great… Read More

Media

RIP Drawn Blog

RIP Drawn Blog

Posted June 12th, 2013

Blogs, Drawing, Graphic Art, Internet, Media

We’re sad to hear that Drawn, illustration blog numero uno, has closed it’s doors. Some folks are already looking for something to replace the beloved blog which has been a popular first stop for inspiration in the morning since 2005. Drawn maker and shaker John… Read More

Talks

Amanda Palmer: “Fear Not the Digital Present”

Amanda Palmer: “Fear Not the Digital Present”

Posted May 24th, 2013

Blogs, Inspiration, Internet, Media, Music, Networking, Talks

Another inspiring talk by Amanda Palmer (Piano-slayer, ukulele-freak, singer, blogger, lover of Neil Gaiman, and co-founder of the Brechtian punk cabaret duo, The Dresden Dolls) who is ruling the Internet when she has the time for it and George Takei is on a holiday. Amanda… Read More

Renaissance

Renaissance Workshop – A Curator’s Journal from Florence

Renaissance Workshop – A Curator’s Journal from Florence

Posted May 21st, 2013

Blogs, Curators, Media, Renaissance

Preparing a big exhibition can take years and lead you to all kinds of interesting places around the world. The Getty’s drawings curator Julian Brooks can tell you all about it and he’s actually doing exactly that right now on Facebook and Twitter where you… Read More

Portraits

Every Painter Paints Himself

Every Painter Paints Himself

Posted May 14th, 2013

Blogs, Education, Media, Portraits

The website Every Painter Paints Himself reveals the secrets behind true art in ways that, until now, only artists could. With short entries, encouraging you to spend more time studying images than reading the text, the site demonstrates the basic themes around which poetic painters… Read More

Tools

Movies in Color – Color Palettes from Films

Movies in Color – Color Palettes from Films

Posted April 21st, 2013

Blogs, Design, Film, Tools

Movies in Color is a blog featuring stills from films and their corresponding color palettes, a tool to promote learning and inspiration, an excellent source for designers. Movies In Color is curated and created by graphic designer Roxy Radulescu who says: “So far, the blog… Read More

Film

The Terry Gilliam Archive

The Terry Gilliam Archive

Posted July 25th, 2012

Animation, Blogs, Cartoons, Collections, Film

Terry Gilliam’s daughter Holly started sorting out her father’s drawings, designs, sketches or whatever else she finds in the basement and puts it on a blog. Holly Gilliam: “In October 2011 I took on the mamooth task of organising my father’s archive – all his… Read More

USA

In 30 Days, 30 Mosques

In 30 Days, 30 Mosques

Posted July 21st, 2012

Blogs, Islam, USA

“For the past three years, Aman Ali, 27, a comedian from Ohio, has spent Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (it began this year on July 20), visiting a different mosque every night”, writes The New York Times. “With Bassam Tariq, a photographer, he… Read More