Episode 238 – WEDNESDAY, 9/15/21

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SMITHSONIAN ARTIFACTS THAT TELL THE STORY OF 9/11

Article by MEILAN SOLLY on Smithsonian Mag.

This collar was worn by Vito, a bomb-smelling dog from the Defense Protective Police at the Pentagon. (Photo by Richard Strauss / NMAH)

The Blue Horses of Our Destiny: Artist Franz Marc, the Wisdom of Animals, and the Fight of Beauty Against Brutality

Article by MARIA POPOVA on Brain Pickings

The Huntington Commissions Kehinde Wiley to Paint a New Work Inspired by ‘The Blue Boy’

Article on ArtFix Daily.

Installation view in the Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Hu ntington. Left to right: Joshua Reynolds, Diana (Sackville), Viscountess Crosbie , 1777; Thomas Ga insborough, The Blue Boy , 1770;Thomas Gainsborough, Elizabeth (Jenks) Beaufoy, later Elizabeth Pycroft , ca. 1780. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

A Stunning Archive of the Work of Early Black Photographers

Article by April White on Atlas Obscura.

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Episode 234 – SATURDAY, 8/21/21

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Sotheby’s Is Partnering With MGM Resorts for a Mega $100 Million Picasso Auction in Las Vegas

Article by Eileen Kinsella on ArtNet News.

Installation view of the Picasso restaurant at Bellagio. Image courtesy Sotheby’s and MGM Resorts.

A Look Back at the Art Lost and Damaged on 9/11

Article on ArtFix Daily.

Can We Ever Look at Titian’s Paintings the Same Way Again?

Article by Holland Cotter on The New York Times.

“The Rape of Europa,” 1559–1562, the Gardner’s own Titian, is reunited with five companions in the exhibition’s only American venue. Like many older masterpieces, Titian’s superlative creation — a narrative of victimized innocence — is art with a lot of unbeautiful features.Credit…Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Artist Spotlight: Lisa Vaccino

Article by Anna on Booooooom.

Napoleon plundered Europe’s art to bring prestige home to France

Article by Terry W. Hartle on The Christian Science Monitor.

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