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- Salvador Dali Hangman
- Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:05:00 EST - Play the new Salvador Dali Hangman game - new paintings and words to guess while Dali taunts you for wrong answers!
- The Fly in the Pollock Painting (an art conservation project at MoMA)
- Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:30:00 EST - An interview with MoMA's chief conservator James Coddington about his 18 month-long Jackson Pollock project.
- The Million Dollar Potato Photograph
- Tues, 9 Feb 2016 23:06:00 EST - Questions arise about the reported sale of a photograph of a potato by artist Kevin Abosch
- Ask Salvador Dali
- Fri, 5 Feb 2016 9:52:00 EST - Ask Salvador Dali a question - anything - and see what he says in response!
- Abstract Expressionist Battleground
- Fri, 5 Feb 2016 8:47:00 EST - Shoot down the Guston heads to protect your Pollock from the Newman zips. Requires Flash and works best on a desktop browser.
- Conflicting Visual Messages from Bumper Stickers
- Fri, 5 February 2016 14:35:00 EST - If you see a car with both floral and NRA bumper stickers, which message are you supposed to believe?
- Van Gogh Paper Toy and Edvard Munch Scream Maze
- Fri, 5 February 2016 9:18:00 EST - Two new additions - the Vincent Van Gogh Paper Toy, and the Edvard Munch Scream Maze - in our Printables section.
- Native American Indian Rock Art
- Fri, 5 February 2016 1:05:00 EST - An introduction to Native American Indian Rock Art, including an explanation of the difference between petroglyphs and pictographs.
- Magritte Mini Golf
- Thur, 4 February 2016 23:10:00 EST - Play mini golf with Surrealist artist Rene Magritte! Requires Flash and works best on a desktop browser.
- People-watching at the Picasso exhibition
- Thur, 4 Feb 2016 13:38:00 EST - Information about accessibility to the last few days of the Picasso Sculpture exhibition at MoMA along with some pictures of people interacting with the sculptures in the show.
- Art and Emotion
- Thur, 4 Feb 2016 9:26:00 EST - A revamp of our popular feature about how artists portray emotion in their art ... what emotions do you see depicted in these famous paintings?
- Artsology Artist Index
- Wed, 3 Feb 2016 21:30:00 EST - A new - and expanding - feature that allows you to find all materials related to a particular artist on the Artsology site. We're just getting starting with indexing all of the features, so make sure to check back again.
- Stripes in the streets
- Sat, 23 Jan 2016 23:10:00 EST - A public works department truck has been driving around leaving white stripes all the way down the road, which brings to mind Frank Stella and musical scores.
- Art & Jazz Series
- Sat, 23 Jan 2016 21:51:00 EST - The Art & Jazz series includes selections of jazz music with a corresponding art project which will relate to the music.
- Digging up some East Village art gallery history
- Thur, 7 Jan 2016 13:00:00 EST - A now-quiet storefront in the East Village was once home to two different art galleries in the 1980s and 1990s ... we do a little research on the history of 526 East 11th Street.
- Photographing 3,000 doors in NYC
- Wed, 6 Jan 2016 11:45:00 EST - An introduction to the photographer Roy Colmer and his conceptual art project in which he photographed over 3,000 doors in NYC.
- Fantastic industrial machines and inspiration for the Surrealists
- Wed, 6 Jan 2016 10:35:00 EST - A discovery of some early industrial machines on some vintage cigarette cards gives some inspiration for surrealist creations.