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October 18, 2018

A Brief History of Halloween + 3 Fun Facts About the Holiday

October 31st is known in the United States as Halloween. It is not a religious holiday, though it has some religious roots. Halloween enthusiasts all over the world adore this holiday, but many are unaware of its origins, which are fascinating. www.segmation.com

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history of crayons

July 25, 2018

A Brief History of Crayons

Crayons are the perfect art medium for children, and some professional artists even use crayons to create incredible works of art.

Are you a fan of crayons? www.segmation.com

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December 5, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Paint-by-Number

Paint-by-number is perfect just how it is. However, a 21st Century version of paint-by-number is Segmation SegPlay PC, a digital paint-by-number game compatible with Windows PC. Segmation SegPlay PC is the coolest, newest way to paint-by-number (www.segmation.com).

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Angelica Kauffmann

November 30, 2017

Why Have So Many Female Artists Been Left Out of Art History?

Art history textbooks are nearly void of female artists. Is this because female artists were rarities in the past? Not hardly. Just as there is a large number of women artists in the here and now, there was probably a huge amount in the there and then. The question is “why are women artists getting left out of art history?” It’s critical that we find the answer to this quandary. Without it, history may repeat itself as it relates to women in the arts. www.segmation.com

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en.wikipedia.org

February 20, 2017

Things You Probably Don’t Know About The Last Supper, The Scream, and Mona Lisa

Think you know a lot about art? That may be the case, but we bet there are a few unusual things you don’t know about some famous art pieces such as The Last Supper, The Scream, and Mona Lisa. We are more than happy to get you up to speed on these fun facts. Read on to sharpen your knowledge of art history and give any art professor a run for his or her money.

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June 24, 2016

3 Crazy Art Heists You Should Know About

There have been many art heists over the years, but only 3 stand out as the craziest of all.

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February 23, 2016

The Color Red: Symbolism and Folklore of the Amorous Hue

Would you agree that something can’t be truly known until its history is comprehended, at least basically? This is certainly true of people.

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September 9, 2015

The Most Artistic Theatre Set Designs in History

It’s undeniable that theatre set designs, which are the backdrops for the sensational acting, singing and dancing that takes place during a show, can be works of art. Indeed, some can even take one’s breath away. Have you ever encountered a theatre set design that blew your mind and made your heart skip a beat?

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August 10, 2015

What Is Magical Realism?

Magical realism has an uncanny way of touching the deepest parts of a person’s heart. The profound emotional response this genre of artwork provokes is precisely what is responsible for its popularity. Perhaps the most beautiful thing about magic realism is its sense of mystery.

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January 9, 2015

A Brief History of Political Cartoons

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a political cartoon could be considered a lengthy editorial. Once upon a time political cartoons were vital to the consumption of information by society at large. When words are plentiful but facts are fleeting, political cartoons disrupt mundane content and evoke curiosity.

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December 21, 2014

What Is True About The Color Blue?

Blue is a color of speculation; the color means different things to different people. What does blue mean to you? Knowing the history of the color blue can help us understand how this color influences the world we live in today.

Do you have a strong connection to the color blue? If so, what shade speaks to you? And how do you use this color to brighten up your world?

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February 12, 2014

St. Valentine and the History of Romance

There is, however, one fact which all sources agree on: Valentine’s Day has evolved over the course of nearly 2000 years. Like many holidays, it was inspired by a noble man who was named saint by the Catholic Church. To understand the fullness of this holiday, get to know the person and traditions that are celebrated each year on February 14.

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September 6, 2011

Bauhaus Art School

Are you impressed to learn about the invention of Op-Art? The modern art style, best associated with the art and theory of Josef Albers, influenced an artistic evolution throughout the...

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