Reproduction

August 23, 2018

Art in the Age of Van Gogh The King of Prussia Mall was empty of shoppers on Thursday morning, quiet at opening time, the corridors of the iconic indoor shopping center are being refurbished, high-end logos on fancy facades line the cement paths that connect the big brand luxury stores, the scraped paint, plastic sheeting, […]

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Look

July 10, 2018

Rosalind Bloom, White Faces, collage and text Look At Us Artworks by Da Vinci Art Alliance members: – Rosalind Bloom: collage, transfer print and mixed media installation – Sarah R. Bloom: photography and mixed media – Colleen Gahrmann: ceramics, sculpture, mixed media and photographic installations – Charlotte Schatz: drawings, prints and sculpture Artist Reception: Sunday July 22nd, from […]

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Rainbow

June 23, 2018

Margaret Gave me a Rainbow, 2:30pm 21 November, 1971, 1971, by Keith Smith, American, b. 1938. Collage of 3-M Color-in-Color photocopy transferred to buff-colored manila paper, gold star, multicolored thread, gelatin silver print, and rayon braid and tassels, hand and machine stitched to green plain weave cotton with gold rayon faille backing. Courtesy of Bruce […]

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Renoir Reconsidered

April 28, 2018

Two Young Girls, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, oil on canvas, 32 1/4 x 25 13/16 inches, 1892, Philadelphia Museum of Art Renoir Reconsidered: Plastic Analysis by DoN Brewer Two Young Girls is a vertical oil painting composed of a matrix of radiating lines, curving structural segments, twisted, intertwining, interlocking shapes, multicolorful compartmentalized color, and shimmering, glowing light […]

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Why Renoir?

April 5, 2018

Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Landscape (Paysage), c. 1917. Oil on canvas, 10 7/8 x 16 in. Why Renoir?   Why Renoir? A Conversation with William M. Perthes, Director of Adult Education Barnes-de Mazia Education and Outreach Program, The Barnes Foundation When: Sunday, April 15th, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00pm Where: The Plastic Club, 247 South Camac Street, Avenue of the […]

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Blasco de Grañén

December 18, 2017

Blasco de Grañén, Saint Catherine of Siena before Pope Gregory XI, A Guided Tour of Philadelphia in the Year 1430 by DoN Brewer Part three of A Guided Tour of Philadelphia in the Year 1430 stops at The Barnes Foundation at 20th and the Parkway, Blasco de Grañén, Saint Catherine of Siena before Pope Gregory XI, 1422–1459. Tempera with […]

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Jan van Eyck

December 18, 2017

Jan van Eyck, Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata,1430‑1432 A Guided Tour of Philadelphia in 1430 by DoN Brewer The second stop on our art tour of Philly in the Late Middle Ages is also at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Jan van Eyck, Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata,1430‑1432. The Old Masters Now exhibition at […]

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Robert Campin

December 16, 2017

Robert Campin, Christ and the Virgin, c. 1430‑1435 A Guided Tour of Philadelphia in the Year 1430 The first stop on our tour of artwork from 1430 is Robert Campin, Christ and the Virgin, c. 1430‑1435 at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Old Masters Now selections from the Johnson Collection. Link to A Guided Tour of Philadelphia in the Year 1430. […]

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1430

December 16, 2017

Christ and the Virgin, c. 1430‑1435. Robert Campin, also called the Master of Flémalle, Netherlandish (active Tournai). Oil and gold on panel, 11 1/4 x 17 15/16 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art, John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. A Guided Tour of Philadelphia in the Year 1430 by DoN Brewer Of course, Philadelphia didn’t exist in […]

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Byzantine

November 22, 2017

Hugh Mesibov, Byzantine Figure, The Barnes Foundation https://collection.barnesfoundation.org/objects/6896/details Hugh Mesibov (American, born 1916) Byzantine Figure, 1945-1946, oil pastel over black ink on cardstock mounted to multi-ply paperboard (14 x 11 in.) The Barnes Foundation (Gallery 22, east wall) Since September I have been studying The Traditions of Art at The Barnes Foundation with the senior […]

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