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Messerschmidt Heads, Extreme Facial Expressions, Getty Museum

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Here in Los Angeles, the Getty Museum is having an art show through mid-October 2012 which surveys the Character Heads (1770-1783) created by F.X. Messerschmidt. We learned about Messerschmidt's studies of human facial expressions when we added four bust reproductions to our Museumize.com collection: Ultimate Simpleton, Vexed Man, Yawner Man, and Strong Man. Reproductions of Messerschmidt Portrait Heads are available for purchase at Museumize.com. Parastone Museum Collection. From the Getty's description of the show, "The exhibition demonstrates how Messerschmidt's intriguing heads are linked to the 18th and 19th centuries' fascination with expression and the "passions," as well as with the...

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Albert Dubout Cat Figurines | Funny Cats in Daily Life

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I wanted to make mention of the new cat figurines we carry from famous French illustrator Albert Dubout. These cats are silly, playful, and all around fun to look at! Dubout was a famous French illustrator who had a very large portfolio. His illustrations were seen in many books, magazines, journals, set designs, advertisements, record sleeves, and even movie posters! This particular series features the every day lives of our friendly felines. The Dubout cats are fun! The subtle expressions on their faces make you chuckle because they portray real cats so well. These cats are very meticulously produced utilizing...

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New Famous Artist Ceramic Vases from Parastone and John Beswick!

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Nick Gomez, Art Minded at Museumize.com... We wanted to share our excitement about the release of the new Famous Art Ceramic Vase collection from Parastone called Silhouette d'Art. These art vases showcase famous artist images on functional ceramic vases. Each vase has an unusual edge shaped to accentuate a design element from the painting. View the new art vase collection below. From left to right: Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights, Van Gogh's Irises, Klimt's The Kiss, Hokusai's Flowers, Van Gogh's Sunflowers, Klimt's Woman with Child (Three Ages of Woman), Modigliani's Female, and Monet's Waterlilies. The vases are produced through a...

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