Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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April 16, 2018

The 5 Periods of Berthe Morisot’s Artwork

“Whereas artists such as Manet and Renoir’s works sexualized females, Morisot perfectly captured the self consciousness of women as they are preparing for an evening out. Morisot’s pictures are modest and reveal women who are not acting a part for men, but are instead focused only on themselves. Through her art she challenged accepted ideas of femininity and revealed the life of 19th-century women the way she experienced it.” — Berthe Morisot Style and Technique (6) www.segmation.com

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April 9, 2018

What is the Feminist Art Movement?

The feminist art movement was birthed during a time when anti-war demonstrations, as well as civil and queer rights movements, were abundant. These movements and demonstrations combined to created a ripe atmosphere in which the feminist art movement could flourish.

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April 5, 2018

Is an Art Degree Worth the Investment?

Have you ever asked yourself if an art degree is worth the investment? www.segmation.com

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March 26, 2018

The Earthy, Enduring Color Scheme of the Cave Paintings at Lascaux

Can art exist apart from color? Thank goodness that’s never been a predicament humankind has encountered. Art across the ages has been intermingled with glorious color. The cave paintings at Lascaux have an amazing story as well as a beautiful color scheme. Here are a few fun facts about the paintings at Lascaux.

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March 14, 2018

5 Fun Facts About Spanish Renaissance Artist El Greco

Use these fun facts about artist El Greco in the classroom or for your own personal enrichment.

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March 8, 2018

Ancient, Wearable Works of Art

Creating quality jewelry is an art that not many are skilled art. People sport jewelry that falls into the “wearable work of art” category to showcase their unique style and personality. Some artisans are exceptionally good at crafting designer jewelry. A few famous jewelers include:

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March 5, 2018

How the Google Arts and Culture “Face Match” App Works

Basically, the Google Arts and Culture “Face Match” app is an application that analyzes your face and matches it with well-known paintings. Some people are shocked with how accurate their matches are, whereas others only see a slight resemblance. If you’d like to try the app out for yourself and discover which famous painting most resembles you, read on.

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February 25, 2018

5 Things “The Kiss” by Klimt Tells Us About Romantic Love

“The Kiss” does much more than appeal to the eyes. It also reveals some characteristics of romantic love in a way that words can’t. Specifically, the painting tells us that romantic love is… www.segmation.com

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February 22, 2018

Artist Raphael Sanzio: “Prince of Painters”

Italian High Renaissance artwork has a special place in the hearts of thousands of individuals. Are you a fan of Italian High Renaissance artists, specifically Raphael Sanzio?

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February 8, 2018

What Young Emerging Artists See When They Look at the Human Body

Paintings Featured in ‘Body and Physicality in the Works of Emerging Artists. Look What Young Emerging Artists See’. www.segmation.com

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January 26, 2018

Five Famous Paintings with Hidden Meanings

It’s not uncommon for artists to weave hidden meanings into their paintings, musical compositions, drawings, sculptures, and other works of art. Even artists like Vincent Van Gogh and Michelangelo indulged in this romantic practice. As art lovers, it is our pleasure to reveal the hidden meanings within several famous paintings. www.segmation.com

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January 5, 2018

Imperial Fabergé Eggs and Their Surprises

Fabergé eggs are not only beautiful on the outside, but also on the inside where they hold incredible surprises.

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December 28, 2017

4 Powerful New Year’s Resolutions Artists Should Make in 2018

For artists, the New Year is the perfect time to take stock of dreams, desires, and goals. There is something powerful about writing them down on paper or smearing a vision board with images that represent them. www.segmation.com

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December 22, 2017

The Redemption of John Leech, Illustrator of Dickens “A Christmas Carol”

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!”

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December 16, 2017

3 Famous Paintings that Celebrate Snow

Artists like Van Gogh and Monet loved snow. They proved it by creating pieces of art that attempted to capture the beauty of snow. www.segmation.com

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