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Art of the Day – 5/6/14 (Not to be Reproduced, Rene Magritte)

Daily Artwork — “Not to be Reproduced, Rene Magritte, 1937”

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1937 — Not to be Reproduced. Oil on Canvas. Surrealism style. Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967). Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 3/4/14 (Car Clothing (Clothed Automobile), Salvador Dali)

Daily Artwork — “Car Clothing (Clothed Automobile), Salvador Dali, 1941”

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1941 — Car Clothing (Clothed Automobile). Oil on Canvas. Surrealism style. Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989).

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Posted by on March 4, 2014 in Daily Art

 

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Flowers and What they Symbolize – Infographic

Flowers and What They Symbolize

Just about everyone I know loves flowers, especially my wife and mom.  I can never fail with that gift.  However, I never really thought about the meaning of some of the various flowers that are available in bouquets.  Like many things, different flowers convey different meanings, whether on their own, or as part of a bouquet or, as I learned are meant for specific family members over others.  Today’s infographic helps break down these meanings and the symbolism of flowers. [VIA]

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Posted by on September 11, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Art of the Day – 7/25/13 (The Castle of the Pyrenees, Rene Magritte)

Daily Artwork — “The Castle of the Pyrenees, Rene Magritte, 1959”

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1959 — The Castle of the Pyrenees. Oil on Canvas. Surrealism style. Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967). Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.

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Posted by on July 25, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 7/19/13 (The Dream (The Bed), Frida Kahlo)

Daily Artwork — “The Dream (The Bed), Frida Kahlo, 1940”

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1940 — The Dream (The Bed). Oil on Canvas. Primitivism & Surrealism styles. Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954). Collection of Selma and Nesuhi Ertegun New York, New York, U.S.A..

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Posted by on July 19, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 7/2/13 (Stoclet Frieze, Gustav Klimt)

Daily Artwork — “Stoclet Frieze, Gustav Klimt, 1905-1911”

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1905-11– Stoclet Frieze. Various materials (Mosaic). Art Nouveau style. Gustav Klimt (1862 – 1918). Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

“A series of three mosaics created by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt for a 1905-1911 commission for the Palais Stoclet in Brussells. The panels depict swirling Tree of life|Trees of life, a standing female figure and an embracing couple. The mosaics are spread across three walls of the Palais’ dining room, with the two larger, figural sections set opposite each other on the longer walls of the room. A smaller, geometric panel occupies the short wall separating them. The designs are formed from a variety of luxury materials, including marble, ceramic, gilded tiles and enamel along with pearls and other semi-precious stones.” (Klimt Museum)
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Posted by on July 2, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 7/1/13 (The Lovers, Rene Magritte, 1928)

Daily Artwork — “The Lovers, 1928”

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1928 — The Lovers. Oil on canvas. Surrealism style. Rene Magritte (1898-1967). Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA.

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Posted by on July 1, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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