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You Need Art! – Famous Paintings Edition

What’s the first famous painting you could recognize? When I was a kid, reproductions of Pinkie and Blue Boy were everywhere. Strangely, these two paintings were made by two different artists in two different decades, but a collector brought them

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You Need Art! – Famous Paintings Edition

What’s the first famous painting you could recognize? When I was a kid, reproductions of Pinkie and Blue Boy were everywhere. Strangely, these two paintings were made by two different artists in two different decades, but a collector brought them

You Need Art! – My Obvious Buildings Wish List

I love the difference between photos and reality when it comes to visiting a famous building. In my mind’s eye, the building has a clean, dramatic approach and an entry across an uncluttered courtyard. When I get inside, I can

You Need Art! – My Obvious Buildings Wish List

I love the difference between photos and reality when it comes to visiting a famous building. In my mind’s eye, the building has a clean, dramatic approach and an entry across an uncluttered courtyard. When I get inside, I can

You Need Art! – Pop Art (and Poppish Art) Edition

Everyone knows pop art when they see it, but there were surprisingly few famous practitioners in its heyday. Name 10 pop artists. See? Pop art drew elements from mass media – advertising, graphic design, comic books and celebrity culture –

You Need Art! – Pop Art (and Poppish Art) Edition

Everyone knows pop art when they see it, but there were surprisingly few famous practitioners in its heyday. Name 10 pop artists. See? Pop art drew elements from mass media – advertising, graphic design, comic books and celebrity culture –

You Need Art! – Historic Design Edition

I love modern, streamlined design, and I think of historical objects as being “fussy” and ornate. I am probably projecting Victorian style conventions onto the whole of history! Here’s a little look through previous centuries at handsome everyday items with

You Need Art! – Historic Design Edition

I love modern, streamlined design, and I think of historical objects as being “fussy” and ornate. I am probably projecting Victorian style conventions onto the whole of history! Here’s a little look through previous centuries at handsome everyday items with

You Need Art! – Modern Design Edition

I don’t collect art, but I would love to surround myself with beautifully designed everyday items like these. My tastes run toward modern/industrial, with a touch of whimsy. Most of these items would be within my budget in my lifetime.

You Need Art! – Modern Design Edition

I don’t collect art, but I would love to surround myself with beautifully designed everyday items like these. My tastes run toward modern/industrial, with a touch of whimsy. Most of these items would be within my budget in my lifetime.