Category Archives: Art

Frederic Remington’s West (Video)

Writing in an introduction to a collection of Remington’s writing, noted museum curator Harold McCracken observed: “Frederick Remington was among the last of the important documentarians to see the Old West pass into the limbo of an era gone, but not forgotten.” Remington’s west deserves to be remembered.

Art Museum Warns That Images Of British Countryside Can Evoke ‘Dark’ ‘Nationalist’ Feelings

One of the signs in the Nature Gallery, showing the work of artist John Constable’s paintings of English hills, noted that the artwork can stir feelings of “pride towards a homeland.”

An art museum in England has issued a warning to patrons that images of a British countryside in paintings can evoke what it labeled “dark,” “nationalist feelings.”

The Fitzwilliam Museum, owned by the University of Cambridge, decided to overhaul some of its displays, something that the museum’s director Luke Syson insisted is not being “woke.”

“I would love to think that there’s a way of telling these larger, more inclusive histories that doesn’t feel as if it requires a push-back from those who try to suggest that any interest at all in [this work is] what would now be called ‘woke,’” Syson told the Telegraph, as reported by Yahoo News.

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Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus (Video)

Battle of the Romans and Barbarians (Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus), c. 250-260 C.E. (Museo Nazionale Romano-Palazzo Altemps, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris. Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.

Fine Art: the world’s most secret tax scam (Video)

How fine art is used to evade taxes, and how the fine art market is a scam. In this video, I’m uncovering one of the least well known things in the global tax evasion scene: how fine art is used by people to evade taxes.

Exhibition Tour–Look Again: European Paintings 1300-1800 (Video)

Join curators Stephan Wolohojian, Adam Eaker, David Pullins, and Anna-Claire Stinebring along with their special guests as they guide you through the newly reopened galleries dedicated to European Paintings from 1300 to 1800. The reconfigured galleries highlight fresh narratives and dialogues among more than 700 works of art from the Museum’s world-famous holdings, which include recently acquired paintings and prestigious loans, as well as select sculptures and decorative art, showcase the interconnectedness of cultures, materials, and moments across The Met collection.

Rembrandt – The master of light and shadow | Documentary

Nowadays there is no reputable art collection of distinction which does not contain a genuine “Rembrandt”. With Rembrandts portraits, the Dutch artist seemed to directly capture people’s souls.

The Temple of Dendur (Video)

The Temple of Dendur, completed by 10 B.C.E. (Roman Period, Egypt), Aeolian sandstone (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

This Is Why Today’s Art Is Such CRAP! (Video)

Due Dissidence host Russell Dobular recently penned a lengthy piece on his Substack about the dearth of art in today’s progressive movement. And the culprit, he says, is the liberal class that believes hostility to Trumpism rather than hostility toward the establishment, qualifies as activism.

Amazon Allegedly Cuts Ties with Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture

 The artwork depicts an Amazon warehouse with flames beneath it. The lettering that surrounds the warehouse reads, “Burn them all down.”

Amazon has reportedly ended its financial support of the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture in Riverside, California. According to ARTNews , the multibillion-dollar company made its decision after it found out the institution included an artwork in ant exhibition that was critical of Amazon’s business strategy in the state.

The artwork in question is a triptych of screen prints by Toni Sanchez, a student at the University of California, that is part of the “Life Logistics” exhibition, which ran from January 7, 2023 to June 4, 2023. T

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Basilica of Constantine (Aula Palatina), Trier (Video)

speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker