Tag Archives: Vincent Van Gogh

The Art of the Steal

A friend of mine recommended I watch The Art of the Steal on Netflix, because it seemed ‘up my alley’. So I decided to queue it up one dark and stormy night. Not only is it up my dirty needle … Continue reading

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What Lies Beneath II

(Nick Veasey) X-raying images is a non-destructive way of exploring beneath the surface of prized works of art in greater detail than ever before.  This fairly new technique has opened up a whole new world to preservationists as art historians … Continue reading

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Most Expensive Paintings. Ever.

Usually my office fwds me large fonted e-mails about cats and dogs cohabitating, far-side comics with butt cracks, and Consumer Reports scaretales of Toyotas locking up and running over pedestrians(aside:All real. just went through my inbox.) But every now and … Continue reading

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Paint Pigments and the Periodic Table

I just read a great article from NPR’s Science Fridays about toxicity and the pigments many of the early 19th Century Masters used.              (Green Apples-Paul Cezanne, created using Paris Green which contains arsenic) “Biologist Edward … Continue reading

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