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Armchair Traveler: Munch and Oslo

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Edvard Munch’s iconic Scream changed the course of art history, and has become one of the most reproduced works of art in the world. It’s become one of the most expensive, too, selling for nearly $120 million in May.   The artist was born 149 years ago this week in Ådalsbruk, Norway. Soon after, his family moved to the capital ... Read More »

More Museyon: Art+Travel Europe Now in Japanese

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&nsbp; Here at Museyon HQ, we’re thrilled to announce that our Art+Travel Europe has been translated into Japanese. The folks over at Media Factory recently released the new version (called: 美術を巡る旅ガイド ヨーロッパを代表する画家達 ゴッホ、フェルメール、ゴヤ、カラヴァッジョ、ムンク) and people are already talking about it.   Check out the new reviews here, here and here. And if you don’t speak (or can’t read, rather) Japanese, you can ... Read More »

News: Rutgers Returns Art Stolen by Nazis

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For Simon Goodman, reclaiming his family’s art collection is an obsession. Stolen from Goodman’s grandparents during World War II by the Nazi regime, whose higher ups, like Hitler himself, were manic “collectors” of art, the Guttmann (the family name was changed later) estate held works dating from the early Renaissance all the way to the Impressionist era. The collection included ... Read More »

News: Chuck Close Taxi Exhibition

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  New Yorkers may be wondering what why the top of their cabs have suddenly changed from brash advertisements to in your face, black and white photography. Well that would be the work of artst Chuck Close, whose photographs featuring huge eyes and lips will be zooming across the city in lieu of traditional ads for a month.   The ... Read More »

News: Dennis Hopper’s Art Goes to Auction

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The late, great, actor Dennis Hopper will always primarily be known for his stunning rolls in such films as Easy Rider and Apocalypse Now but one of the lesser known facts about Hopper was that he was one of the greatest contemporary art collectors in the world, with a collection of hundreds of works that included Warhols and Lichtensteins and ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Rouen, France

Rouen Cathedral, Facade (Sunset), 1892-1894, Oil on canvas, Musée Marmottan, Paris

With a history dating back before Julius Caesar to the Gauls, Rouen is a fascinating stop for those with time to escape Paris for a day. As the historic capital of the region of Normandy in northern France, Rouen was once one of the largest and more prosperous cities in all of Medieval Europe. It’s great 13th century cathedral is ... Read More »

News: Inflatable Artwork in Sydney

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  In front of the Sydney Opera House sits something that The Australian has described as a cross between a a gothic cathedral, a mosque and a giant, inflatable jumping castle.   Created by Architects of Air, the art installation entitled Mirazozo is a 48 meter long inflatable structure that through the manipulation of natural light and illuminated seams, creates ... Read More »

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