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Two Ansel Adams Photos Amazing!


in search of Ansel Adams: Yahoo said:

in search of Ansel Adams: Yahoo said:

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today’s birthday: Georgia O’Keeffe (1887)


Georgia O’Keeffe (1887) https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/entity/%2Fm%2F01t807?projectId=art-project

Regarded by critics as one of the most original and important American artists, O’Keeffe is known chiefly for her large,

Visit Georgia O'Keeffe_Mountain at Bear Lake - Taos _1930_ At the White House

Visit Georgia O’Keeffe_Mountain at Bear Lake – Taos _1930_ At the White House (click here to access the Google Art Project)

semi-abstract studies of flowers, bones, and other imagery. Immaculate, sculptural, organic forms painted in strong, clear colors predominate in O’Keeffe’s works, and her pristine abstract designs carry strong elements of sexual symbolism. Her work was first exhibited in 1916 at the 291 Gallery of Alfred Stieglitz, whom she later married. What is “O’Keeffe’s Ghost”? More… Discuss

ASSEMBLAGE


Assemblage

Assemblage is an artistic process in which a three-dimensional composition is made from combining found objects. In 1961, “The Art of Assemblage” exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art publicized the movement and featured many renowned artists, including Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso, both of whom had been working with found objects for years. The term “assemblage” originated in the early 1950s when Jean Dubuffet created a series of collages of butterfly wings and called it what?More… Discuss

 

Today’s Birthday: HENRI ROUSSEAU (1844)


Henri Rousseau (1844)

Rousseau was an entirely self-taught French painter. He held a minor post as a tax collector in Paris for more than 20 years before retiring to paint at the age of 49. His work remained consistently naive and imaginative and was often ridiculed. It was only after his death that Rousseau gained recognition as an artistic genius. Though he never left France or saw a jungle, he is best known for his paintings of lush, tropical scenes and wild animals. What was his inspiration for the exotic scenes? More… Discuss

Museum of Modern Art Henri Rousseau. The Dream...

Museum of Modern Art Henri Rousseau. The Dream, 1910 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Tate Britain: Want To Visit? Let’s Go Now! (Thanks Google)


So, Hi Again: I don’t think you need a guided tour in the galleries  of this Museum: Just don’t touch anything, and of course you know where the lavatories are. Otherwise…You’re pretty much on your own.

Advantages Of A Virtual Tour Include:

  • No airfare
  • Free access
  • No lines,  no opening and closing hours, or loudspeaker reminders.
  •  Smoking, drinking, and eating…Are allowed, anywhere during the virtual tour (except as deemed by the owner/operator of the computer room facility you’re visiting from, if you are in a public library, or classroom, etc.)

So I guess, I’ll see you around!
Enjoy your unguided virtual tour of the Tate Britain Museum!