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Happy Birthday Leonardo da Vinci

Tuesday , 15, April 2014 Comments Off on Happy Birthday Leonardo da Vinci

One of the greatest inventive, scientific and artistic minds of all time, Leonardo da Vinci, was born on this date in 1452. When I visited France in 2007, a major highlight of the visit was touring da Vinci’s final home in Clos Lucé near the king’s residence at the royal Château d’Amboise. Last night my […]

Joker Salt Portrait

Thursday , 9, January 2014 Comments Off on Joker Salt Portrait

My brother sent me this incredible video of an artist using a very unusual medium to create an amazing portrait of The Joker as portrayed by Heath Ledger in 2008’s The Dark Knight. The image below is just a screen capture. You’ll need to click the link above to watch the artist in action and […]

Norman Rockwell, Painter Of Life

Sunday , 22, December 2013 Comments Off on Norman Rockwell, Painter Of Life

I was reading Garrison Keillor’s review of ‘American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell,’ by Deborah Solomon in today’s New York Times Book Review section and quite enjoying it until Mr. Keillor pointed out that Ms. Solomon felt that some of Mr. Rockwell’s paintings contain hints of homoeroticism. What? Now, I really don’t […]

It’s a Calvin and Hobbes Day!

Saturday , 2, November 2013 Comments Off on It’s a Calvin and Hobbes Day!

I’m a huge Calvin and Hobbes fan, though it wasn’t always that way. The first time I saw the strip I thought it was the worst piece of drivel I’d ever seen on a comics page. But every day it would still be there when I turned to read the comics and I would glance […]

I think I may have found my new iPhone case! I first found Society6 when someone posted a funny Batman print from them over on Google+. I decided to check to see if they had any Superman-motif products and boy do they! You can find some great art in the form of wall prints, clothing, […]