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3/30/2019

It is not unusual to come across an artwork is so pessimistic or unusual that at first glance it can be difficult to appreciate. The same artwork can be so powerful that a viewer feels compelled to spend some time carefully studying it, researching its context, backgro...

8/18/2018

A group of linocut prints from the early graphic novel “Scottsboro Alabama: A Story in Linoleum Cuts by Lin Shi Khan and Tony Perez”, 1935 edition, has recently arrived at the studio. 


The Scottsboro Case


The Scottsboro Case, of 1931-1937, was at the tim...

12/17/2017

… It’s because there is more life and less form. The more form one introduces, the more life disappears 

Denis Diderot, about 1767 Paris Salon.

In summer 2016, during the “Defining British Art Evening Sale” auction at Christie’s, John Constable’s full-size sketch “View o...

2/17/2017

On January 28th the Asian Year of the Fire Rooster started. The ancient Chinese calendar, now used only for some festivals, 250 years ago gave impulse to an important development in Japanese ukiyoe prints, an artistic genre popular until today.

According to Japanese tra...

11/17/2016

In 1960, while working at the Institut Français in Hamburg, Michel Foucault completed his Docteur d'État thesis, Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l'âge classique (Madness and Insanity: History of Madness in the Classical Age). His extensive, thorough study, co...

9/7/2016

September 7th, 1917, marks the birthday of Jacob Lawrence, one of the most important American figurative artists of the 20th century.  In 1937, at the age of 20, Lawrence received a scholarship to attend the American Artists School in New York and the same year disting...

6/8/2016

"The primary goal of conservation professionals, individuals with extensive training and special expertise, is the preservation of cultural property. Cultural property consists of individual objects, structures, or aggregate collections. It is material which has signif...

2/19/2016

Rosemary Barton died from cyanide poisoning, nearly a year ago...
Agatha Christie, Sparkling Cyanide, 1945. 


Contrary to its name, cyanotype has nothing to do with actual cyanide, and it was not the suspect in the case of Rosmary Barton's murder (solved brilliantly by...

10/26/2015

 

 

In Asian papermaking, cooking process affects visual specifications, strength and permanence of paper. If fibers are not sufficiently cooked, beating fibres becomes difficult and well beaten fibres are critical for good sheet formation. 

 

 

  Typically, unbuffered pap...

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