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Art History Survey, A New Slant, No. 5: What Was Happening in the 1400s/1500s II?

Friday, December 12, 2014 | Karl Cole

Sometimes I wonder if, unfortunately, most westerners only know about Korea in relation to that unfortunate war in the 1950s or because of contemporary politics in North Korea. This is yet another fab ...

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Color for a Winter Cheer Up

Monday, January 20, 2014 | Karl Cole

What better way to enhance the long winter chill than to look at COLOR! ...

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Ooops!

Monday, December 10, 2012 | Karl Cole

I've been at the art historian thing for a looooooonnnnnng time. So, it will be no surprise to you all that I came across a glaring error in our database of digital images. I received this image& ...

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Trade Cards

Monday, October 1, 2012 | Karl Cole

Davis Art Images has acquired more than 150 trade cards, mostly from the 1800s, from the collection of the Winterthur Museum in Winterthur, Delaware (and we’re still in the process of cataloging ...

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Color

Monday, August 20, 2012 | Karl Cole

I’m a sucker for color in any artist’s work, any medium. I am always intrigued by artists who seem to go through phases (much like Picasso), because, as a painter, I don’t see it in ...

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What's New is Old?

Monday, July 18, 2011 | Karl Cole

I was a child in the 1960s, so I don’t really remember the Op Art phenomenon. However, my last year in high school, our art teacher had us do a drawing in pastels that emulated Op Art. I still h ...

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