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News: Bacchus, Up Close and Personal

The company that captured a high-res version of Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper three years ago is back at it again, this time at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. HAL9000, a company specializing in art photography, has created new multi-billion-pixel images of Bacchus by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Primavera by Sandro Botticelli, Annunciation by Leonardo da Vinci, Eleanor of ... Read More »

News: Gauguin at the Tate Modern

  For the first time in 50 years, Britain is hosting an exhibition of the work of Paul Gauguin, the bad-boy of modern art. The show opens at the Tate Modern in London this Thursday through January 16th, 2011: Gauguin is one of the world’s most famous and best-loved artists from the early 20th century. For the first time in ... Read More »

News: Van Gogh Theft, An Inside Job

The theft of a $50 million Vincent van Gogh painting from an Egyptian museum last month was an inside job, Egypt’s top cop said in an interview published Monday. Interior Minister Habib el-Adly said the circumstances surrounding the theft of “Poppy Flower” from Cairo’s Mahmoud Khalil Museum showed that the staff of the museum must have stolen it themselves or ... Read More »

News: Bill and Ted Return to San Dimas?

Movie Trailers – Movies Blog With sequels like Wall Street and Indiana Jones being made years after their previous installments, it seems that Keanu Reeves is interested in getting into the act with a Bill and Ted III. Reeves tells MTV News that he is still friends with Alex Winter (who played Bill S. Preston, Esq and the screenwriters of ... Read More »

News: Sunshine on Leith

  The Proclaimer’s seminal album, Sunshine on Leith, which includes the international hit ‘500 Miles,’ was first made into a musical in 2007. The first production, created by the Dundee Repertory Theatre, received acclaimed reviews and is currently being reprised for a third time. The musical’s high accolades and three weeks of sold out shows has sent the cast on ... Read More »

News: New Work Inspired by Van Gogh

  This weekend, a new exhibition by artist Arnulf Rainer opened at the Vincent van GoghHuis museum in Zundert. The exhibition entitled Arnulf Rainer Over Van Gogh is a new series of paintings inspired by Vincent van Gogh and will run through February 6th. Since the mid ’70s Rainer has made a series of stunning portraits of van Gogh. In ... Read More »

News: The Golden Age of Dutch Painting in Bilbao

From October 8th through February 13th, The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao will be host to The Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish Painting from the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany. Founded in 1816, the Städel Museum is home to one of Europe’s most important collections of 17th-century art, with a particular emphasis on Dutch and Flemish painting. This genre constituted the ... Read More »

News: Girl With a Pearl Earring is Dust

  This artist find from DesignTaxi.com is bringing old masters to new mediums and breathing a life into works that may never have gotten to see the back of a Chevy.   Artist Scott Wade told DesignTaxi that he describes his pieces as “dirty car art.” But his “dust paintings” are much more, created with a hand adept at shading ... Read More »

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