Art

Collecting the world
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This gallery explores the Museum's story of human cultural achievement through a collection of collections.

Researchers Reveal Hidden Details in Vermeer's 'Girl With a Pearl Earring'
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New scans revealed the figure's now-faded eyelashes and green backdrop, but her identity remains a mystery

Sutton Hoo and Europe
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Spanning over 700 years, this Room traces the story of Europe from 300 AD.

Rembrandt up close!
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history.

Young Girls at the Piano - Auguste Renoir
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In the early 1890s, friends and admirers of Renoir took exception to the fact that the French State had never made any official purchase from the painter, ...

Vermeer, Johannes: Girl with a Pearl Earring
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Girl with a Pearl Earring, oil on canvas by Johannes Vermeer, c. 1665; in the Mauritshuis, The Hague.

DAY298 - Shane Koyczan and Hannah Epperson - Remember How We Forgot
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Video #298 of 1000 - Shane Koyczan and Hannah Epperson - Remember How We Forgot. For DAY298 of EveryDayMusic on Jan. 23, 2013. Recorded live at "One Last Tim...

Why Russia produces (and quashes) so much radical art
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Curator Marat Guelman explains the growing influence of radical protest artists like Pussy Riot and Pyotr Pavlensky in Putin-era Russia.

KAWS Just Entered the Augmented Reality Game With Giant Virtual Sculptures That You Can See—and Buy—in 11 Cities
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KAWS has unleashed 12 monumental augmented reality sculptures around the globe and is selling editions of his companion figures in AR.

David (marble statue)
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Michelangelo, David, marble, 1501-04 (Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence) A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris. His perfect beauty remind...