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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.