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  • metmuseum
    18.04.2021 - 6 hours ago

    Arrowhead ? with tang. . https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/252853

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  • metmuseum
    17.04.2021 - 15 hours ago

    Pair of Italian comedy actors (Mezzetin and Elizabeth (?)). ca. 1770–80. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/203263

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  • hatsuhotate
    17.04.2021 - 16 hours ago






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  • artofhitjim
    17.04.2021 - 17 hours ago

    *Shania Twain voice* Lets go girls!

    Some sticker designs I did featuring my favorite prehistoric baddies, the Venus of Willendorf, the Venus of Hohle Fels, and the Venus of Dolní Vêstonice. And You also can’t forget the most unhinged girl in the club bathroom, the Minoan Snake Goddess.

    These stickers are available here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/HaileyMcLaughlinsArt

    If you can’t purchase please share :)



    #Art history #Art history memes #Venus figure #Venus of Willendorf #Minoan snake goddess #Minoan snake priestess #feminism#feminism memes#sticker#stickers#nudity#prehistoric art#history#history memes#Etsy#Art museum
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  • arthistoryiscooliguess
    17.04.2021 - 17 hours ago
    #i just found a catalogue i need for my paper on their website and that was the best feeling ever #the only version in my library was in french #FRENCH!! #as if #i dropped that hell language as soon as i could #art history#art#artwork#painting#art detail#traditional art#dark academia#paintings#academia#light academia#nga #national gallery of art #museum#art museum
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  • visitamuseumaday
    17.04.2021 - 18 hours ago

    Day 75. (April 17, 2021.)

    The National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba (el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba, MNBA) is one of those museums where you end up spending hours. It has everything.

    The museum is divided into two buildings: one dedicated solely to Cuban art, and the other building for the "universal art," which is mainly Western art (there is no dedicated permanent exhibit room for Asian or African art, and there is no permanent exhibit dedicated to indigenous heritage).

    Since the website is only available in Spanish, I'll provide a link to each of the museum's sections:

    Permanent Exhibitions - Cuban Art Building

    Colonial era, 17th to 19th centuries

    Turn of the 20th century

    Modern consolidation era and the Havana School

    Rise of the modern art, 1925-

    Other perspectives of the modern art




    Permanent Exhibitions - Universal Art Building

    Ancient Near/Middle East

    Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Greece

    Ancient Etruria (Italian Peninsula)

    Ancient Rome

    Medieval Italy

    Medieval Flanders

    17th Century Netherlands

    15th-19th Century Germany

    15th-19th Century Spain


    17th-19th Century Britain

    Latin American Art

    United States

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  • philamuseum
    17.04.2021 - 20 hours ago

    Popular for their beauty and wide variety of decorations, Dutch tiles appeared in homes as well as public buildings and palaces throughout Europe. Discover exquisite examples of these classic tiles from our collection in our European Galleries. 

    "Tile Panel: Harbor Views," 1700–50, Netherlands 

    #Dutch tiles#Dutch tile#tiles#tile#art#art museum#museum#art history#history#Dutch art#European art #Philadelphia Museum of Art #Philadelphia art museum #Philly art museum
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  • knmadelhi
    17.04.2021 - 1 day ago
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    17.04.2021 - 1 day ago
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  • metmuseum
    16.04.2021 - 1 day ago

    Cylinder seal. ca. 1720–1650 B.C.. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/322537

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  • metmuseum
    16.04.2021 - 1 day ago

    Knife with Sheath. 18th–19th century. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/31565

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  • philamuseum
    16.04.2021 - 1 day ago

    Happy birthday to Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, who was born on this day in 1755. One of the most prominent (and popular) French portrait painters of the late 1700s, she created over 800 paintings in her lifetime. Marie Antoinette was one of Vigée-Lebrun’s many patrons, and with her support the artist became one of fourteen women admitted to the Royal Academy prior to the French Revolution. Madame Le Brun caused a great scandal at her first Salon, when she exhibited “Marie-Antoinette in a Chemise Dress,” portraying the queen in a simple, informal white muslin garment. Deemed too inappropriate for the public eye, the artist was asked to remove it from the exhibition. Vigée-Lebrun continued to make waves when her painting “Self-Portrait with Her Daughter, Julie” was exhibited at the Salon of 1787, which portrayed the artist smiling open-mouthed, breaking traditional painting conventions.

    This particular portrait is of Madame Du Barry, a longtime mistress of King Louis XV. Vigée-Lebrun painted Du Barry three times. It is likely that Du Barry gave this picture to her English lover, Henry Seymour.

    “Portrait of Madame Du Barry” 1781, by Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun

    #Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun#happy birthday #on this day #born on this day #artist birthday#art#art museum#museum#art history#history#portrait#painting #Madame Du Barry #Marie Antoinette #Philadelphia Museum of Art #Philadelphia art museum #Philly art museum
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  • visitamuseumaday
    16.04.2021 - 1 day ago

    Day 74. (April 16, 2021.)

    Only a few blocks away from the Royal Alberta Museum (see yesterday's feature) is the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA), whose mission is to be the "creative hub of Alberta."

    The AGA remains also closed, but recordings of all past virtual events and educational programming are available online.

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  • philamuseum
    16.04.2021 - 1 day ago

    Barkley L. Hendricks was born in Philadelphia on this day in 1945. Inspired by the portraits he saw while touring Europe in the mid-1960s, Hendricks began to make paintings of people who, like him, were stylish, self-assured, and Black. "Miss T" was among the first of many portraits Hendricks made of important people in his life. By representing Robin Tyler, his girlfriend at the time, as a full-length figure against a monochromatic background, Hendricks transforms her chic presence into a modern icon.

    Learn more about Hendricks by watching this video and visit "Miss T" in "Painting Identity," now on view. 

    "Miss T," 1969, by Barkley L. Hendricks © Barkley L. Hendricks, courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

    #Barkley L. Hendricks #Barkley Hendricks#happy birthday #on this day #born on this day #artist birthday#art#art museum#museum#art history#history#portrait#Miss T#Painting Identity #Philadelphia Museum of Art #Philadelphia art museum #Philly art museum #painting
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  • missguomeiyun
    15.04.2021 - 2 days ago

    ❆ SEATTLE (ep4): SAM pt.1 East Asian Art Collection

    After dinner at Noi, DL & I visited the Seattle Art Museum! The SAM is approx 2mins walk away from Noi; literally across the Harbour Steps.

    So excited!! Every trip I go on, I visit an art museum.

    Love that silhouette figure~

    When we went to the SAM, it was a Thursday, AND it was the 1st Thursday of February. Why? Because it’s free admission day :D

    *I just checked on their website, & they still have this free admission day

    The quieter side of the lobby.

    They have complimentary coat check, & large bags must be checked.

    On the day when we went, there was another special event going on in a blocked off section on the main floor. I believe it was a music program, which was private & required tickets to enter. But check out that large hanging sculpture installation :O it looked much bigger in real life! It’s called “Middle Fork” by John Grade.

    I will be posting several posts for the SAM bcos I got a lot of pictures, but I’ll separate them into what I think works best.

    In this post, I’ll share some photos from the East Asian Art Gallery.

    In this gallery, there were different art types - originating from China, Japan, & Korea.

    I get to see this in person! Introducing to you, the ‘jue’ & ‘ding’.

    Jue (left) is a ceremonial wine cup/vessel.

    Ding (right), also a ceremonial vessel, is used to make offerings to the ancestors.

    Both are made of bronze & originated in the Shang dynasty.

    I studied these works in a class in University! Ahhh the thrill of seeing them. .. you just don’t understand.

    More calligraphy works but not in the form of paper scrolls.

    Pretty incense burners. Which one is your favourite? Mine is the one on the left; it’s simple & smooth, & it just looks so . .. calm & peaceful.

    Fancy cups with landscape carvings

    Bird cage 1

    Bird cage 2

    Bird cage 3

    I want this! It has such a pure vibe.

    I was unaware of the fact that during the Ming dynasty, they had brushes with cover/lid :O

    Nabeshima ware. These are very high-quality Japanese pottery that were generally not exported, but rather for (rich) ppl to collect & admire.

    Decorated shells

    Selca outside a Japanese tea house

    The inside of a traditional Japanese tea house

    I really appreciated their attention to the lighting in this no-entry display. The light thru ‘the window’ just made the overall display that much better & natural-looking. Don’t you think?

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  • philamuseum
    15.04.2021 - 2 days ago

    Happy 280th birthday to Charles Willson Peale, who was born on this day in 1741. He was the patriarch of the first artistic dynasty in the United States—fifteen Peale artists, spanning four generations, are represented in the museum’s collection. Three of his sons and two of his brother James’s daughters became professional artists; other family members also painted and mentored the next generation of Peales. Learn about the whole Peale family when our New Early American Galleries open next month. 

    "Self-Portrait in the Museum," 1822, by Charles Willson Peale. "Raphaelle Peale, Portrait of an Artist," 1817–19, by Charles Willson Peale. "Mother Caressing Her Convalescent Child (Angelica Peale Robinson and Her Daughter Charlotte)," 1817–18, by Charles Willson Peale. "Titian Ramsay Peale II (1799–1885)," 1819, by Charles Willson Peale. "Portrait of Elizabeth DePeyster Peale (1765 - 1804)," 1798, by Charles Willson Peale. "Sophonisba and Linnaeus Peale," 1796, by Charles Willson Peale. 

    #Charles Willson Peale #Peale#Peale family#happy birthday #on this day #born on this day #artist birthday#portrait#family#American Art #Early American Art #New Early American galleries #self portrait#art#art museum#museum#art history#history#artist#Philadelphia #Philadelphia Museum of Art #Philadelphia art museum #Philly art museum
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  • taketomars
    15.04.2021 - 2 days ago
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  • wordpresstop
    15.04.2021 - 3 days ago

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