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Japanese Porcelain Tradition Keeps on Going

Monday, June 9, 2014 | Karl Cole

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but I’m absolutely bonkers about ceramic art, and particularly Japanese and Chinese. This piece especially garnered my attention because it combines re ...

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New Year New Art

Friday, January 10, 2014 | Karl Cole

To start off the new year, I present to you two young artists who we are now featured at the Davis Art Gallery in a dual exhibition entitled Unearthed: Emily and Robb Sandagata. Watch them talk about ...

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African American History Month II: Landscape

Monday, February 11, 2013 | Karl Cole

In art history, generally, we tend to regard African American art as having its first significant period during the Harlem Renaissance (ca. 1918–1935). Like many periods in art history—jus ...

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Texture in (surprise!) Architecture

Monday, July 23, 2012 | Karl Cole

One of the Elements of Art is Texture. When one thinks of texture in art, it usually conjures up images of sculpture, ceramics, textiles, and, sometimes, painting. I dare say last on the list of art f ...

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A Nice Summer Landscape for Fall

Monday, September 19, 2011 | Karl Cole

A friend of mine just framed a painting that I did en plein air (out of doors) as a birthday present. It inspired me to present to you a work that you may not have seen by one of my favorite Impr ...

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