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Amarna Princess with Elongated Head

Amarna Princess with Elongated Head

Posted by Nina Christensen on

Portrait of an Egyptian Amarna princess, 19th Dynasty, circa 1340 BC
Pharaoh Amenhotep IV ruled the New Kingdom from 1353 to 1336 BC. The remarkably long skulls could indicate a hereditary physical deformity, but could also have been caused by the binding of the infants' skulls.

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New Gothic Wedding Cake Topper and Day of the Dead Statues

New Gothic Wedding Cake Topper and Day of the Dead Statues

Posted by Nina Christensen on

Day of the Dead Celebration (Día de los Muertos) is a three-day event in Mexico (early November) and parts of the US in which people celebrate their ancestors. They wear skull masks as a tribute to death and rebirth. The art associated with this ritual originates from Aztec and early Mexican eras and is characterized by images of skeletons, skulls, and folkloric costume.

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How can I make sure a sculpture is in a public domain?

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We had a really good question today and wanted to share it with you: QUESTION: "I want to buy one of the museum sculpture replicas, but I am concerned over legal issues. How can I make sure a sculpture is in a public domain? Is the fact that an author died more than 70 years ago is sufficient? I am not sure. Museums buy old sculptures all the time, don't they have any IP rights at all?" ANSWER: "That is a good question. Yes, once an artist dies and 70 or 75 years passes (in that range), their artworks go...

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Monster, Sinner and Nun Pig by Hieronymus Bosch in Garden of Earthly Delights

Monster, Sinner and Nun Pig by Hieronymus Bosch in Garden of Earthly Delights

Posted by Nina Christensen on

This particular image by Bosch shows a helmeted bird monster, a sinner man, and a pig dressed as a nun. This image is on the third panel of the “Garden of Earthly Delights” painting. The third panel of this painting is important because it illustrates the consequences of living a sinful life and the eventual eternal damnation of man.

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Vincent Van Gogh Troubled Individual and Master Artist

Posted by Nina Christensen on

I want to discuss the work of Vincent Van Gogh. I find his work to be quite beautiful and full of life. I also think that it’s kind of ironic due to the fact that he killed himself at the early age of 37. Most people know of the self mutilation incident when he cut off his own ear, but it seems as though the vibrant and soothing images were the work of a very troubled man. It seemed that he was always conflicted and was looking to find his place in the world. Dealing with a lot of pressure...

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