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Are there secrets hidden in the Sistine Chapel’s frescoes?

Sistine Chapel in Second Life Did Michelangelo embed powerful and dangerous messages in the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel? According to Roy Doliner and Benjamin Blech, he did and some of those messages were intended as insults to Pope Julius II. Doliner and Blech have…

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HBO Documentary on The Gates

Don’t miss THE GATES documentary on HBO, which chronicles the decades-long struggle of Christo and Jeanne-Claude to bring their most ambitious work of art to life in New York City’s Central Park. The film premieres tonight, Tuesday, February 26 at 10pm ET/PT.

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Creature Comforts USA – What is Art?

Back in June 2007, I mentioned the episode of Creature Comforts that week that featured a segment on “What is Art?” That segment is now available through YouTube. Enjoy! FYI: Creature Comforts is a claymation series produced by Aardman Animations that mixes animated animals and…

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Season 4 of art:21 to begin October 28

Season Four of the art:21 series premieres October 28 and November 4, 11, & 18 at 10 PM (EST) on PBS. Check your local listings for air dates & times. This year’s series will feature 17 contemporary artists in four one-hour episodes organized around a…

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This week’s Creature Comforts episode

You may have seen Creature Comforts this week on CBS. If not, check out the video of this week’s episode titled “Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder.” There are three segments and the last one “What is Art?” is especially a hoot. Creature…

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Craft in America

You may have seen Craft In America, a PBS 3-part documentary that aired on May 30th. Whether you did or not, the Craft in America website is worth checking out. Over 100 artists are featured on the site grouped under three major themes: Memory, Landscape,…

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Is Digital Technology Making Our Photographs Too Perfect?

ABC’s Nightline ran an interesting story last night on the use of digital cameras and the growing practice of deleting bad photos and editing out the imperfections that often occur when taking snapshots and family photos. Here’s a video and a short article on the…

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New PBS Series – “How Art Made the World”

How Art Made The World is a five-part series airing on Monday nights on PBS, from June 26 to July 24, 2006. Acclaimed art historian, Dr. Nigel Spivey, hosts this engaging and provocative examination of the essential functions art served in early civilizations and, in…

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Art:21 – New Season Begins

Season Three of the Art:21 series premieres September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2005, 10 PM (EST) on your PBS station. Each one-hour program for Season Three is organized around a theme—Power, Memory, Play, and Structures—that can help audiences analyze, compare, and juxtapose the…

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