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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


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.


May 26, 2016

2 True Stories Behind Renowned Works of Art

There is nothing like a story to captivate the mind and make the imagination run wild. From a person’s earliest age, he or she is told stories at bedtime. Then,...


April 15, 2016

Happy Birthday, Leonardo da Vinci!

Do you love Leonardo da Vinci? Are you also a fan of paint-by-number? If so, you’ll fall head over heels for our digital paint-by-number game that can be played on a Windows PC. Check out Segmation SegPlay PC corresponding Leonardo da Vinci pattern.


December 29, 2015

Artistic and Inventive Mind: Creative Leonardo da Vinci

Like many artists, Leonardo da Vinci didn’t just consider himself to be a man of one concentration. One fascination of Leonardo’s was that of invention and design. Creative Leonardo da Vinci.


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.


September 11, 2012

When Art is Represented On Stage

Two individuals recently wrote a play called “Divine Rivalry” that integrates 16th Century Italian art into theatre. “Divine Rivalry” has a storyline that is true to its name, being about an “artistic duel” between Michelangelo Buonarroti and Leonardo Da Vinci, two giants of the art world.


July 5, 2012

Did you ever wonder about How Works of Art Become Famous?

Have you ever wondered why certain works of art are so famous? For instance, why does the Mona Lisa enjoy celebrity status, even though there have been scores of other...


May 22, 2012

Outside the Lines: Art Trivia Segmation

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here)   (1) Which Painter was a laborer in the Panama Canal? (a) Vincent Van Gogh (b) Charles Laval (c)...


May 19, 2012

The Woman Who Inspired Mona Lisa

Arguably the most famous painting in the world, Mona Lisa is an iconic oil painting created by acclaimed artist Leonardo da Vinci in the 16th century. For centuries, the piece...


April 18, 2012

Cold Case Paintings: When Mystery and Art Collide

Art is the type of subject matter that many of us find intriguing. Five years ago portrait of a women clad in Renaissance attire was re-discovered…


February 16, 2012

The Creative, Artistic and Inventive Mind of Leonardo da Vinci

Being an artist also means having a deep connection with the world around you, viewing life with a different set of lenses. Not just a painter, sculptor, actor… Leonardo da Vinci


November 1, 2011

The Louvre Museum in Paris

Did you know the Louvre Museum in Paris is the largest art museum in the world? It was also the residency to kings prior to the Palace of Versailles and...


January 5, 2011

Leonardo da Vinci – The Renaissance Man www.segmation.com

You’ll find in our SegPlayPC Leonardo da Vinci pattern collection. This is a fun, off-beat set of great colorful digital patterns. We know you’ll enjoy coloring these great patterns! What...


May 9, 2010

Art Reflecting a Changing Reality

When you look at a work of art such as the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, what do you see? Do you admire the masterful strokes that created the...