Vincent Van Gogh – One Minute Epic Artist History Series

Born in the Netherlands, Vincent Willem van Gogh describes his childhood as cold and lonely. Unsuccessful as an art dealer and minister, he moves to...

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Born in the Netherlands, Vincent Willem van Gogh describes his childhood as cold and lonely. Unsuccessful as an art dealer and minister, he moves to Brussels to become an artist.

The Death of Socrates: How To Read A Painting (Video)

The Death of Socrates is an oil on canvas painted by French painter Jacques-Louis David in 1787. The painting focuses on a classical subject like many of his...

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The Death of Socrates is an oil on canvas painted by French painter Jacques-Louis David in 1787. The painting focuses on a classical subject like many of his works from that decade, in this case the story of the execution of Socrates as told by Plato in his Phaedo. In this story, Socrates has been convicted of corrupting the youth of Athens and...

Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man of math – James Earle

What’s so special about Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man? With arms outstretched, the man fills the irreconcilable spaces of a circle and a square —...

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What’s so special about Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man? With arms outstretched, the man fills the irreconcilable spaces of a circle and a square — symbolizing the Renaissance-era belief in the mutable nature of humankind. James Earle explains the geometric, religious and philosophical significance of this deceptively simple drawing. Via [TED-Ed] If you’d like to...

Van Gogh to Rothko in 30 Seconds by artCircles

What if the world’s greatest works of art, when seen one after another, told a story? A story of people, places, nature and motion. artCircles...

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What if the world’s greatest works of art, when seen one after another, told a story? A story of people, places, nature and motion. artCircles from Art.com brings you “Van Gogh to Rothko in 30 Seconds,” an epic journey of discovery through the world’s most inspiring art collection. Download artCircles, the free app for iPad:...

NASA’s ‘Van Gogh’ Data Visualization of the Sun

NASA released a clip demonstrating a new technique created by Nicholeen Viall, a solar scientist at the Goddard Space Flight Center, who specializes in creating images that demystify “the...

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NASA released a clip demonstrating a new technique created by Nicholeen Viall, a solar scientist at the Goddard Space Flight Center, who specializes in creating images that demystify “the mechanisms that drive the temperature and movements of the sun’s atmosphere, or corona.” The color of each pixel contains a wealth of information about the 12-hour history of cooling and...

Guy Animated Classic Paintings & brought them to Life from Caravaggio to Rubens

With his short video “Beauty,” the Italian director Rino Stefano Tagliafierro takes “a series of well selected images from the tradition of pictorial beauty” and uses...

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With his short video “Beauty,” the Italian director Rino Stefano Tagliafierro takes “a series of well selected images from the tradition of pictorial beauty” and uses the “fire of digital invention” to animate sentiments lost on immobile canvasses. In the video below, you will see works by Caravaggio, Vermeer, Rubens and others put into digital motion. Using...

Van Gogh’s Famous Self-Portrait Morphs into a Photograph in a Short Video

What would a Van Gogh painting look like as a life-like image? What would Van Gogh himself look like — not as a series of...

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What would a Van Gogh painting look like as a life-like image? What would Van Gogh himself look like — not as a series of impressionistic swirls, but as a common photograph? Lithuanian architect and photographer Tadao Cern wanted to find out — so he digitally recreated one of the artist’s most iconic self-portraits as a modern portrait. Here...

The Night Cafe: A VR Tribute to Vincent Van Gogh

This video shows the The Night Cafe in a virtual reality environment that allows you to explore the world of Vincent Van Gogh first-hand. With...

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This video shows the The Night Cafe in a virtual reality environment that allows you to explore the world of Vincent Van Gogh first-hand. With a sublime graphic appearance, with bright colors obtained directly from the painter’s paintings, the application introduces us to the painter’s world. Via [EkosVR] If you’d like to support this forum...

Georgia O’Keeffe at Tate Modern

Known for her paintings of voluptuous flowers and arid New Mexico landscapes, Tate Modern’s retrospective showcases Georgia O’Keeffe’s innovative Modernist works. Jackie Klein picks her...

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Known for her paintings of voluptuous flowers and arid New Mexico landscapes, Tate Modern’s retrospective showcases Georgia O’Keeffe’s innovative Modernist works. Jackie Klein picks her must-see works to seek out. Via [ArtFundUK] Shop This Van Gogh Luxury Hand Painted Genuine Leather Togo Top Handle Bags You can purchase one here: https://www.paintingartprints.com/collections/bags/products/van-gogh-hand-painted-togo-bags   Shop These Gustav Klimt Inspired...

Distorting Madonna in Medieval art – James Earle

After Rome was destroyed, people were wary of attachment to physical beauty. As Christianity gained traction, Romans instead began to focus on the metaphysical beauty...

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After Rome was destroyed, people were wary of attachment to physical beauty. As Christianity gained traction, Romans instead began to focus on the metaphysical beauty of virtue, and art began to follow suit. James Earle discusses how Medieval paintings of Madonna were affected by this shift. Via [TED-Ed] Shop This Women Leather Printed Cross-body Tote Bag...

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