Chattyfeet Giveaway with Artsology

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We have a ChattyFeet #giveaway going on now! For a chance to win the “Famous Artists Socks Gift Set,” please follow these instructions: 1. Like @theartsologist and @chattyfeet pages on Facebook. 2. Reply to the Facebook post about the giveaway with who is your favorite artist from this gift set and why. The characters include: […]

Art history references in the fashion of Kansai Yamamoto

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I saw a brief write-up in the NY Times about “Fashion’s Ultimate Fantasist” Kansai Yamamoto, and the pictures in the article were pretty striking in the bold designs depicted there. They referenced this style as a Japanese concept of “basara,” which means a love of color and flamboyance. I was curious to see more of […]

Picasso: Encounters at The Clark

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I was at The Clark Art Institute the other day, and saw the exhibition “Picasso: Encounters,” which featured 35 prints along with three paintings. One of the interesting things I learned was that during one period of his life, Picasso had established a routine where he worked on printmaking projects each day and whichever printmaker […]

Fashion and art similarities 400 years apart

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I really enjoyed a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art last Saturday, and as I’m looking through the pictures I took of favorite art works, I’m finding some interesting comparisons between wildly different objects, such as the painting by Hans Holbein the Younger next to a baseball card, as I noted in my last […]