Artists

Buying Paintings: Gothic Art

Buying Paintings: Gothic Art Some of the most valuable early artwork comes from a point of time before the Renaissance had begun, and going on through the early Middle Ages, referred to as the period of Gothic art. During this particular time in history, the artwork took on telling narrative stories through pictures, and much …

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NOT Savvy Collecting

NOT Savvy Collecting Original paintings by Renoir, Chagall, Picasso, Rembrandt and Mary Cassatt at a discount buying club??? Embarking more than 25 miles each way to experience possibly original prints by these artists, I figured the press release was probably only slightly errant. Almost no Rembrandt paintings in private hands are available for sale anywhere …

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List of Film Festivals

List of Film Festivals Summary: While the list of film festivals could get tediously long, only a handful of film festivals could make it to the top. Since the first breaking of France from the Mostra di Venezia to come up with Cannes, numerous nations also bloomed with their own list of film festivals, with …

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Scrapbooking and Rubber Stamping

Scrapbooking and Rubber Stamping Scrapbooking and rubber stamping are considered by many crafters as inseparable. Well, this is because rubber stamping plays a very significant role in enhancing the looks or appearance of a scrapbook. Being considered as inseparable, scrapbooking and rubber stamping are always offered together by hundreds of craft stores. This means that …

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The Art of Self Improvement

The Art of Self Improvement There’s no doubt about it: Self Improvement is big business. No matter where we look we seem to see men attired in business suits and fancy haircuts. Sporting dinky little ear-piece microphones, they speak to us as though we were attending the annual general meeting of their multi-national self-development business …

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Comedian Harmonists – Classic Times to Contemporary Tributaries

Comedian Harmonists – Classic Times to Contemporary Tributaries Comedian Harmonists – They’re not comedians but classical pop harmony artists. The Comedian Harmonists were as popular as ever in Germany and the rest of Europe during the early 30’s. Originally composed of Harry Frommermann (buffo-tenor), Robert Biberti (bass), Josef Roman Cycowski (baritone), and Erich Abraham Collin …

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Web Furniture Retailers Embracing Art Yet Another Reason to Shop Online

Web Furniture Retailers Embracing Art Yet Another Reason to Shop Online It seems that once again, the virtual world has outperformed the real world. Online furniture retailers are offering canvas transfers and prints from respected artists alongside their furniture. I have to confess, I am an avid online shopper. Being a New Yorker, there are …

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