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Awesomeness in Two Media

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | Karl Cole

Throughout the history of art, artists have worn many hats. In that, I mean artists have not always stuck to one medium. This is true globally. In Western art, during the first twenty-five years of th ...

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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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It's the Little Things in Life

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | Karl Cole

I despise the terms “decorative arts” and “minor arts” to categorize any art work that is not a painting, print, photograph, or sculpture. I prefer the word “miscellaneou ...

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Fashion and Society

Monday, August 5, 2013 | Karl Cole

I’ve talked about fashion relating to politics. This entry will relate to society at the time of one of the most outlandish periods in fashion (well, maybe not compared to Punk in the late 1970s ...

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Hello! Women of Fashion

Monday, November 5, 2012 | Karl Cole

What a joy it is to be constantly dealing with new images of art in our digital collection! I’ve already directed you to our new collection of trade cards from the Winterthur Museum. Now I ...

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The Politics-Fashion Connection

Monday, October 25, 2010 | Karl Cole

Because another election day is rolling around, I thought it might be interesting to explore another connection between politics and art. I’m not talking about the signs or “costumes&rdquo ...

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