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Pride Month 2020, Part 3

Monday, June 22, 2020 | Karl Cole

My Pride Month series celebrating and recognizing LGBTQI+ artists continues, acknowledging their accomplishments and contributions to the art world. Today’s post features the work of photographe ...

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Artist Selfies

Monday, September 26, 2016 | Karl Cole

Selfies are actually nothing new. Artists have been making selfies for centuries. It just happens to be easier for everyday folks nowadays to produce self-portraits. I’m presenting you with thes ...

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Aging in Art

Monday, April 8, 2013 | Karl Cole

Did you know that April is National Older Americans Month? Robert Arneson died way too soon, and I’m not sure he’d appreciate me featuring him for this theme, but his work shows us how we ...

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Importance of Portraits V

Monday, September 27, 2010 | Karl Cole

As the wrap-up to my “Ode to the Portrait” series, I couldn’t wait to show you this image by the awesome contemporary artist Gillian Wearing. She is one of the so-called Young Britis ...

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African American History Month 2010 I

Monday, February 8, 2010 | Karl Cole

To celebrate African American History Month, I’m going to feature black artists the month of February. Naturally, I’m going to start with one of my favorites, Horace Pippin. ...

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Northern Renaissance Engraver

Monday, November 9, 2009 | Karl Cole

I like showing you works from the Renaissance period in Northern Europe. This is partly because my mother was Swiss and I wrote my master’s thesis about a Swiss Renaissance painter (yes, Switzer ...

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