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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 10:52)

Why do animals in medieval art—like elephants—look a little funky to our modern eye? Short answer: accuracy wasn't always the goal. Medieval artists often had other goals, like conveying moral messages or setting scenes in faraway places. https://t.co/hF4z9dDBHL

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 06:22)

Japanese artist Haruki Kudo creates incredible hyperrealistic drawings of cats using colored pencils. https://t.co/TDgWTSYQpQ

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 08:56)

Let’s go to places. Can you name the countries these artworks depict? https://t.co/Re9q64iSsI

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 04:10)

Adventures with Van Gogh | We take a deep dive into the history of the mysterious painting by Vincent that is coming up for sale with @Sothebys next month, which has been hidden away for more than 100 years https://t.co/BffLnsgyn4

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 05:19)

In his immersive new installation "French Exit," artist Tadao Cern suspends this massive field of dried grass from the ceiling https://t.co/jBQr7JLqHT https://t.co/BLN4zLpHqX

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 07:54)

A tapestry depicting Picasso's Guernica, which for 35 years had hung outside at the United Nations headquarters in New York, has been removed and returned to its owners, the Rockefeller family https://t.co/LBC1y8nafA

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 11:22)

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind by Costas Spathis #costasspathis

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 01:51)

Katerina Marchenko is an embroidery artist based in Moscow #womensart https://t.co/nFhSyrtCsj

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 02:19)

Premiering at 9AM PST on @YouTube, explore #BlackRenaissance -- a journey through Black History focused on the creatives & change makers who have shaped the 🗺️. >> https://t.co/8ZsCiBTEE8 In collaboration: @NasherMuseum @blackarchiveskc @smithsoniannpg @mfaboston @LGBTCenterNYC https://t.co/TfbYk0aKqP

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 01:35)

It turns out that an ancient painting known as 'Egypt's Mona Lisa' actually depicts an extinct breed of Goose: https://t.co/VPOsHYHvGN https://t.co/5ebfXz9bhA

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 11:08)

What was hiding beneath the frame of Botticelli's 'Adoration of the Kings' for nearly two centuries? Find out as Restorer Jill and Conservator Britta remove its 19th-century frame: https://t.co/ciKtoQ37HV This video is with thanks to @UKNikon, our Digital Content Partner https://t.co/RzTD4muQ8b

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 03:15)

Residents of a Surrey village are piecing together the history of the colourful and detailed paintings done by a local woman more than 100 years ago https://t.co/ofOPhiIjwW

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 10:10)

A new partnership has been agreed between us and the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin regarding 39 paintings, which allows the public in both the UK and Ireland to continue enjoying these works on a regular basis. Find out more here: https://t.co/rFDcOD83gU https://t.co/IdPGP9jbRd

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 01:20)

Looking for something to watch on your lunch break? Spare 10 minutes and watch as Imogen Tedbury, our Simon Sainsbury Curatorial Fellow, discusses Cosimo Tura's 'A Muse (Calliope?)': https://t.co/hfcgKxWC2r https://t.co/Oc4x5XkQ4k

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2 years ago

(Feb 26, 2021 01:36)

#DYK: Through #MetOpenAccess, 406,000 images of artworks from The Met collection are yours to use, share, and remix—without restriction. What will you create? Start browsing ↓ https://t.co/Exgh0vBfsY

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