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The “Lost Art of ‘Inglourious Basterds’” To Aid Haiti Relief in L.A.

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  Think you’ve seen all the bloodshed, bullets, and baseball bats you were going to get from Quentin Tarantino for a while? Wrong. Thanks to an exhibit by West Coast streetwear and skateboard kings Upper Playground, you’ve got 12 new stomach-turning takes on Tarantino’s “Natzi Killin’” whopper, “Inglourious Basterds”, and a chance to help the people of Haiti. Read More »

A Happy 100th to Django Reinhardt, Gypsy Master of Hot Jazz

  Looks like we missed a big one last month when we forgot to wish a happy 100th birthday to the man who made “hot jazz” an international hit, Roma guitarist Django Reinhardt. Sure, the guy may have passed on to that great caravan in the sky some 57 years ago, but his importance and influence have not dimmed in ... Read More »

Experience “Starry Night” Through Our New “Art + Travel” Guidebook

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  Just like that wonderful day in high school when the yearbooks arrived, our offices are filled with excitement and the smell of freshly bound pages as our newest title, “Art + Travel: Step Into the Lives of Five Famous Painters” were dropped off this morning. A unique tour through five European culture capitals, “Art + Travel” walks you through ... Read More »

How “Le Pont de Langlois” Became “Pont Van Gogh”

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  As seen yesterday, even if you manage to find the vantage from which a painter sketched a real-life scene, history, changes in perspective, and the artist’s own agenda might mean you’ll never actually be able to see the world from that same perspective. Still, it’s sure fun to try. One of the more interesting examples of pairing art with ... Read More »

“City of Life and Death” Pulled From Film Forum, Sigur Rós Singer’s Vid, Star Wars Tourism, and Cycling Across India

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  National Geographic Entertainment has decided to pull “City of Life and Death” (above, courtesy of National Geographic Entertainment), a dramatization of Japanese “Rape of Nanking” from a coming screening at Film Forum due to ongoing skirmishes with the Chinese ministry of foreign affairs. [NYT]   DreamTours is offering a 46-day cycle tour across India in 2011. It’s 2,050 miles ... Read More »

“La Belle Ferronnière”, The Poor Man’s “Mona Lisa”, Sells For $1.5 Million

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  News comes today that the somewhat controversial “La Belle Ferronnière”, a painting most likely from the 18th Century and once questionably attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci, has sold through Sotheby’s auction house at the princely sum of $1.5 million, about twice what it was expected to garner. Beautiful as it is, “La Belle” has been through the critical ringer ... Read More »

Virtual Van Gogh: See ‘The Real Van Gogh’ Without Heading to London

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The much-anticipated exhibition The Real Van Gogh opens at London’s Royal Academy of Art this weekend, with promises to shed new light on the artist though his own letters. It’s the first major Van Gogh exhibit to hit the city in over 40 years, and it’s sure to be a big one. Can’t make it across the pond? No need ... Read More »

Introducing: Art + Travel Europe

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We promised you big news this Monday, and here it is: Art+Travel Europe is headed to bookstores this March! The next up from Museyon Guides, Art+Travel Europe follows in the footsteps of five famous painters with walking tours of the cities where they lived, loved and labored.   Each day this week we’ll give you a sneak preview of one ... Read More »

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