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Museyon in the News

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  Museyon Guides is going international! Our guide to the artsy side of Paris, Art + Paris: Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, has been translated into Japanese. And here’s what the press has to say about it:   “This book is an invitation to Paris and Normandy where impressionists lived, painted, made hot debates among artist friends.”   “It is very fascinating ... Read More »

News: Rent a Painting from the Leeds Gallery

This Peter Davies print is a recent acquisition for the lending plan

For only £4 per month, patrons of the Leeds Art Gallery can rent a work of art from the museum’s collection and take it home for display for a minimum of three months. Theodore Wilkins, a representative from the gallery, said: “The artworks in our care are acquired for the people of Leeds. It is our responsibility to make them ... Read More »

News: James Franco + MONA

A Museum you can’t visit and art you can’t see is the latest project from actor and academic, James Franco. An endeavor otherwise known as MONA- the Museum of Non-Visible Art. The museum ‘displays’ non-visual ideas, descriptions of art never made. There is no physical space for the museum, it exists in the minds of the people who have heard ... 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 »

News: Inflatable Artwork in Sydney

Architects of Air

  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 »

News: Renegade NYC Urban Archaeology

UNDERCITY from Andrew Wonder on Vimeo.   In a city with more than 400 years of history that is snaked with a vast network of tunnels, it is no wonder that a few pieces of beautiful history will be lost, hidden underground down unused subway tracks, cattle tunnels and old waterways. Each year, a few brave souls venture beneath the ... Read More »

News: Model for Pietà Discovered in Shop

Pieta

Michelangelo’s Pietà is one of the greatest works of art ever created. It’s divine beauty is so great, that it has driven people mad and made observers weep. Ever since Laszlo Toth’s attack of the statue in 1972, during which he damaged with work with a hammer, the Pietà has been kept under bullet proof glass in St. Peter’s Basilica ... Read More »

News: Code Found in Mona Lisa’s Eyes

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  After the Mona Lisa, or La Gioconda in Europe, was subjected to hyper-magnification, it has been discovered that two letters were painted onto each of the mysterious woman’s eyes. In the right eye, the letters LV are visible, which can be presumed refer to the artist’s initials, Leonardo da Vinci. In the left eye are letters much more intriguing, ... Read More »

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