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Le Centre Pompidou vous propose de nombreuses visites, parcours et ateliers pour découvrir le bâtiment, les collections, les expositions temporaires, la création des 20e et 21e siècles. L'ensemble des visites, générales ou thématiques, offrent la possibilité d'établir des liens avec les programmes scolaires, adaptés à chaque niveau. Parcours, ateliers et événements de la Galerie des enfants permettent aux plus jeunes dès 2 ans, de se familiariser à l'art moderne et contemporain par la manipulation ou l'expérimentation. Le programme d’activités Visites des collections permanentes et des expositions temporaires Les visites s'adressent à tous les niveaux scolaires. Parcours Les parcours thématiques réveillent les cinq sens du plus jeune public, pour une plongée au cœur des œuvres de la collection du musée national d'art moderne. Parcours Histoire des arts dans « Modernités plurielles » Ateliers Les ateliers pour le jeune public se déroulent en deux temps. Informations pratiques ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG, COMBINES ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG, COMBINES
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Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner: Rare Photos, 1949 Is he the greatest living painter in the United States? That was the direct, provocative question asked in an August 1949 LIFE magazine article that helped cement Jackson Pollock’s reputation. It was a question Pollock spent much of the rest of his life struggling to answer — while desperately hoping to show the skeptics why LIFE was right to even ask such a monumental question in the first place. As the single most recognizable practitioner of Abstract Expressionism — the movement that put America and, specifically, post-World War II New York at the epicenter of painting’s avant-garde — Pollock was a genuine art star. Here, LIFE presents outtakes from photographer Martha Holmes’ 1949 shoot with Pollock — images that offer a unique portrait of the artist’s home life with wife and fellow painter Lee Krasner on eastern Long Island, and the singular working method that made him an art-world icon. Today, a painting from Pollock’s “drip period” can fetch north of $100 million at auction. Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner: Rare Photos, 1949
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Understanding the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio – Fractal Enlightenment The Fibonacci Sequence The Fibonacci sequence is possibly the most simple recurrence relation occurring in nature. It is 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89, 144… each number equals the sum of the two numbers before it, and the difference of the two numbers succeeding it. It is an infinite sequence which goes on forever as it develops. The Golden Ratio/Divine Ratio or Golden Mean - The quotient of any Fibonacci number and it’s predecessor approaches Phi, represented as ϕ (1.618), the Golden ratio. This iteration can continue both ways, infinitely. The Golden Ratio can be seen from a Chambered Nautilus to a Spiraling Galaxy The Golden Ratio can be applied to any number of geometric forms including circles, triangles, pyramids, prisms, and polygons. Sunflowers have a Golden Spiral seed arrangement. If you graph any number system, eventually patterns appear. Our universe and the numbers not only go on infinitely linear, but even it’s short segments have infinite points. Image source Phi Golden Ratio Understanding the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio – Fractal Enlightenment
Art Throbs - beautiful.bizarre At beautiful.bizarre we receive hundreds of submissions each week from talented artists from around the world who would like to see their work published in beautiful.bizarre art quarterly. From these submissions we select those that we feel best reflect the aesthetic of beautiful.bizarre, and short list these artists for inclusion in a future issue of the publication. ‘Art Throbs’ celebrates the amazing works submitted by these established and emerging artists. We hope you are as excited by the quality of the art submitted to beautiful.bizarre as we are! If you would like to submit your work to be considered for possible feature in beautiful.bizarre art quarterly please do so via our submissions page, further information on the submission process can be found in our FAQ. Zofia Bogusz Sam Ectoplasm Zakuro Aoyama Marina González Eme Suzy Smith Megan Buccere Thomas Dodd Ann Bengard Amylee Chrystal Chan Art Throbs - beautiful.bizarre
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Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere. Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Art history basics First things first (you are here) The materials and techniques artists use Art 1010 Prehistoric art in Europe and West Asia Paleolithic art Neolithic art Art of the ancient Mediterranean Ancient Near East Egyptian art and culture Aegean Greek Nabatean Etruscan Roman Judaism in art Art of Medieval Europe A beginner's guide to medieval Europe Books and the dissemination of knowledge in medieval Europe Early Christian Byzantine (late Roman Empire) Latin (Western) Europe Late Gothic art in Italy Art of the Islamic world Renaissance and Reformation in Europe Art of the Americas Art of Asia
Art history basics Art history basics We understand the history of humanity through art. From prehistoric depictions of woolly mammoths to contemporary abstraction, artists have addressed their time and place in history and have expressed universal human truths for tens of thousands of years. Learn what made Rome great, how Islamic tile work evolved, why the Renaissance happened, and about the brilliant art being produced today around the globe. Dr. Project Evaluations Community Questions
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In pictures: Fifty years of the Notting Hill Carnival Image copyright Getty Images Every year more than one million people descend on the streets of west London to enjoy two days of festivities at the Notting Hill Carnival. Disagreement over when the event was first held means the carnival's 50th anniversary will be marked again this year, as it was in 2014 and 2015. The first parades in the 1960s had many similarities to those held now. BBC News looks at how the event has developed into what organisers claim is the largest street party in Europe. Image copyright Notting Hill Carnival In 1959 a Caribbean style cabaret was held at St Pancras Town Hall to showcase the styles of carnival. Image copyright Tom Vague/Notting Hill Carnival Other Caribbean events were held in London during the 1960s before a parade was organised in Notting Hill by a team led by social worker Rhuanne Laslett. The organisers said the aim of the festival was to bring cultures together through arts and Caribbean steel bands. Image copyright PA Image copyright AFP/Getty Images
Follow Julia Hobbs as she explores this singular group of individuals and what caused them to push the limits of fashion. NEW Romantics: for some, the name may conjure up a popular Taylor Swift song, but its true meaning refers to a period of high fashion decadence and unparalleled glamour in London’s sartorial history. Back when the Eighties burst onto the scene in a flurry of lamé, ruffles and vinyl amidst the somewhat grey and uncertain socio-political background of the time, there was an underground group of Londoners who used eccentric clothes, accessories, make-up and music to rebel, restructure and escape. Congregating in the clubs of the time – think Blitz and the legendary Billy’s on Dean Street, both now no longer there – the Blitz Kids, as they were also known, donned frilly shirts, pie-crust collars, French clown-inspired looks and any other striking, unusual pieces they could get their hands on to rail against the status quo. Vogue’s Julia Hobbs relives the era with original Blitz Kid Stephen Jones and gets up-close with a new wave of style blazers. | British Vogue
Why there's no such thing as an iconic image | Art and design A ripped Che Guevara poster in fluorescent pink and turquoise was my first contact with a so-called “iconic image”. Later came Tiananmen Square: the picture of a man blocking the path of a column of tanks in China, in 1989. I’ve mulled over both recently in connection with the label “iconic”. Of course, growing up in another time or place might prompt other “iconic” pictures. Think about the Byzantine church-image conflict. Reportedly, Saint Ernesto “Che” Guevara has joined the throng, at least in Bolivia, where he was executed in 1967. But is it Alberto Korda’s famous 1960 photograph of Che – reproduced millions of times – that’s iconic or Che himself? Turning to Tiananmen Square, four photographers (I was one of them) took pictures of the man standing in front of the tanks from the Beijing Hotel. A century before pop culture, the icon turned up in the literature of semiotics, where words, and then images, were parsed and picked over. Let’s face it.
Entertainment Bangalore Chennai and Tamil Nadu Delhi Hyderabad Thiruvananthapuram Slow dies the calendar art ART THAT WAS A sample of Yogendra Rastogi's calendar art. Nearly 10 years ago, one had interviewed Yogendra Rastogi, one of the most famous calendar art painters of North India. It was at his studio in Meerut. Ensconced in his small but meticulously clean studio, Rastogi was extremely wary of his work being photographed, and spoke of the preservation accorded to his calendar paintings in air-conditioned and dehumidified rooms. A decade later, Rastogi's respect for the generally devalued category of calendar art has proved well placed. The rush to collect popular prints and calendar paintings prints and artefacts has crystallised in important collections and exhibitions such as those by Schelberger and Neumayer and Jyotindra Jain, which emphasise on the ubiquity and the eclectic nature of calendar art. Darshanic, katha images 2005/07 [The Hindu] Slow dies the calendar art : Entertainment Delhi / Arts & Crafts
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