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“A Very Small Dog,” Jamie Wyeth, 1980

Saturday, October 25, 2014

While wandering through the Jamie Wyeth section of the galleries the painting A Very Small Dog caught my eye because of the impressionistic style, the large white structure, and well, I like dogs. As I got closer to the painting I discovered that it was not what I had originally pictured.

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A Swashbuckling Sunday

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ahoy there, matey! Are ye ready to set sail on an amazing adventure for all ages?Because Pirate Day is returning to the museum this November! Pirate Day is part of PNC Arts Alive’s First Sundays for Families and has been an annual event at the museum for the last three...

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Pictures with a Process

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

After talking about walking with Matthew Jensen, I decided to attempt taking photographs with a similar artistic process.Jensen talked about how his process is based off of his love of walking. In addition to that there is a certain political component to the simple act of...

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“The Wreck,” Howard Pyle, 1892

Monday, September 22, 2014

When the summer has come to an end and everyone is back in school, I long for those hot summer days at the beach, feeling the sand on my feet and smelling the salt in the air.Howard Pyle transports you to that beach in The Wreck, however, it is not that ideal beach scene we are...

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Imaginary Landscapes

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Charles Burchfield was an American painter and visionary artist known for his watercolors of natural scenes and townscapes.Burchfield was born and raised in Ohio in 1893 and many of his early works and journal entries depict that area. His works are often divided into three...

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