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Gem of the Month: Pieter de Hooch

Monday, May 13, 2024 | Karl Cole

Gardens are probably not in full bloom as yet, but I cannot resist showing this idyllic garden genre scene by Pieter de Hooch. Did you ever want to crawl right into a painting to experience the atmosp ...

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National Meat Week 2024

Monday, January 29, 2024 | Karl Cole

National Meat Week, a celebration founded in 2005 by Chris Cantey and Erni Walker in Tallahassee, Florida, goes from 28 January to 4 February this year. It is meant to be a celebration of feastin ...

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Romance Awareness Month 2022

Monday, August 22, 2022 | Karl Cole

I happen to be a romantic slob at heart, and when the subject of “romance” comes up, works of art that I think characterize the concept naturally spring to mind. The following works may no ...

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A Roesen is Still a Roesen...

Monday, August 4, 2014 | Karl Cole

I’m a big fan of artists, especially American artists, who may not be household names like Homer, Peale, or Eakins, but who nonetheless had an impact on art during their careers. There is such a ...

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Thoughts on Still Life

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 | Karl Cole

I like to contemplate terms that are used by art historians. One of them is “still life.” In French it’s nature morte (dead nature) and in German it’s Stillleben (sti ...

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New Acquisitions: Yucky Still Life?

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 | Karl Cole

I’ve decided to dedicate my June posts to a series highlighting new images in Davis Art Images’ digital collection that have either blown me away, or, in the least, charmed me. Whenever I ...

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