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  • The Power of Art: Van Gogh & Picasso

    The Power of Art is a new PBS series, based on the book by Simon Schama, and made with his cooperation and participation. In a series of eight broadcasts, the program will examine eight artists and their impact on the history of art, and on the cultural, political and social currents of their time. In…

  • Mr. Picassohead

    If you’ve ever said to yourself: “What I really need is a nice cubist time-sink.”, this is the site for you. Mr. Picassohead lets you create your own Picasso-esque faces with drag-and drop eyes, lips, ears, etc. that you can move, resize, recolor and rearrange in a nicely crafted Flash interface. You can save your…

  • Portraits of the artist’s father

    Some portraits of artist’s fathers. (Images above, [links are to relevant Lines and Colors posts]: Albrecht Durer, Pablo Picasso, William Macgregor Paxton, M.C. Escher, Maarten van Heemskerck, Laura Knight, Nikolai Fechin, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jules Bastien Lepage)

  • Gobelins students’ animations for Annecy 2016

    Each year students from the graduating class of the remarkable Gobelins, l’école de l’image (Goeblins School of Communications) in Paris are divided into teams that create short animations to be used as introductions to each of the five day’s events at the Annecy International Festival of Animation. The emphasis is on 2D hand drawn animation.…

  • Christiane Beauregard

    Canadian illustrator Christiane Beauregard apparently takes inspiration from early 20th century Modernist artists like Miro, Léger and Picasso, an possibly other movements like Surrealism and Art Nouveau, and playfully blends them with her own unique vision into a very contemporary vector art style. Using fresh, bold color palettes, lots of eye catching curvilinear forms and…

  • Self-portraits #10

    More “selfies” from the pre-iPhone annals of art history. (Images above: Edgar Degas, Hans Holbein the Yonger, Alexandre-François Desportes, Giovanni Boldini, J.M.W. Turner, Margaret Foster Richardson, Pablo Picasso, Franz Eybl)