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Category Archives: art history

  1. Michelangelo’s grocery list December 29, 2013

    Posted in art history.

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  2. Flash mob recreates Rembrandt’s “Night’s Watch” December 24, 2013

    Posted in art history, the art world.

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  3. I wish I could dance like Jan Vermeer March 20, 2011

    Posted in art history, artists.

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  4. Guest Post: The Importance of Depth and Linear Perspective May 9, 2009

    Posted in art history, art technique.

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  5. Vision of a Knight October 24, 2008

    Posted in art history, artists, David's work, oil painting, painting, tempera.

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  6. Repost: Archival Permanence October 13, 2008

    Posted in art history, art materials, art technique, oil painting.

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  7. The damage done by incompetent bureaucracy at Lascaux July 6, 2008

    Posted in art history.

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  8. Question about panels June 23, 2008

    Posted in art history, art materials.

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  9. Another tempera grassa recipe June 10, 2008

    Posted in art books, art history, art materials, art technique, artists, oil painting, painting, tempera.

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  10. A portrait by Memling April 5, 2008

    Posted in art history, artists.

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  11. On the reading list February 17, 2008

    Posted in art books, art history, drawing.

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  12. Sanguine February 10, 2008

    Posted in art history, art materials, drawing.

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  13. Behold the Man July 30, 2007

    Posted in art history, artists.

    4 comments
  14. History of the frame May 28, 2007

    Posted in art history.

    1 comment
  15. Details of a Van Eyck painting April 15, 2007

    Posted in art history, artists.

    2 comments
  16. Art books I’m reading February 24, 2007

    Posted in art books, art history.

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  17. Disegno and colore January 9, 2007

    Posted in art history, painting.

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  18. Jan Gossaert December 24, 2006

    Posted in art history, artists.

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  19. Rogier van der Weyden December 22, 2006

    Posted in art history, artists.

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  20. The classical palette December 7, 2006

    Posted in art history, art materials, color, oil painting, painting, tempera.

    2 comments
  21. You say “sfumah-to,” I say “sfumay-to” November 8, 2006

    Posted in art history, art technique, artists, oil painting, painting.

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  22. Egg tempera November 7, 2006

    Posted in art history, painting, personal, tempera.

    2 comments
  23. I did a lot of complaining about bad use of chroma November 1, 2006

    Posted in art history, artists, color.

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  24. Jan van Eyck October 24, 2006

    Posted in art history, artists.

    2 comments
  25. Heraldic contrast October 12, 2006

    Posted in art history, art technique, color.

    3 comments