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Mid-Winter White

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | Karl Cole

To celebrate the upcoming publication of our new book, Fashion Fundamentals, I’m showing you a glimpse of January fashion from one of my favorite periods in fashion history, the early 1910s. Yes ...

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What Was Happening in the 20s?

Monday, January 6, 2020 | Karl Cole

As a celebration of the new year, let’s look back at what was happening in the ‘20s of centuries past. ...

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LGBTQ History Month, Artist Recognition

Monday, October 21, 2019 | Karl Cole

October is LGBTQ History Month. I can’t think of a better way to mark the occasion than by featuring the work of an African American artist who is truly historic for his accomplishments in the c ...

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Whose Mod Is It?

Monday, October 1, 2018 | Karl Cole

I’ve posted before about how the idea of abstraction has been around since the earliest art produced by humans. However, somehow in the West we think that Western artists “invented” ...

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American Artists Appreciation Month I

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | Karl Cole

August is “American Artist Appreciation Month,” so I’m rolling out some artists you may never have thought about, or seen for that matter.  ...

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June is Busting Out All Over

Monday, June 5, 2017 | Karl Cole

I guess Memorial Day is the official “beginning” of outdoor grilling season in the US. I don’t really know the “official” date because I’ve lived in apartments all ...

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African American History Month 2015 II

Monday, February 23, 2015 | Karl Cole

The G.I. Bill after World War II (1939–1945) allowed unprecedented numbers of African Americans to attend art schools. Since African Americans served with distinction in both WWII and the Korean ...

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The Art of the Fashion Designer

Monday, September 21, 2009 | Karl Cole

Since we’re celebrating the one year anniversary of this blog, I thought I would revisit a blog topic from around a year ago: fashion. Some of you may not have thought about this, but there are ...

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Fashion of the 1910s

Monday, November 10, 2008 | Karl Cole

I have always been fascinated by the evolution of fashion and how it impacts our lives, and the lives of people in the past. Having studied the history of fashion, it is quite easy for me to sometimes ...

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