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Holbein Left A Clever Clue In A Portrait Of Henry VII’s Wife

Which wife? Well, for centuries, everyone thought it was Catherine Howard (the second of the beheadeds in the old rhyme). Instead, thanks to Hans Holbein’s clue (and an art historian’s tenacity), we now think the portrait is of Anne of Cleves (the second of the divorced wives, or in this case, annulled). – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Visual, Anne, Hans Holbein, Henry VII, Holbein, Catherine Howard, 05.01.21

Holbein Left A Clever Clue In A Portrait Of Henry VIII’s Wife

Which wife? Well, for centuries, everyone thought it was Catherine Howard (the second of the beheadeds in the old rhyme). Instead, thanks to Hans Holbein’s clue (and an art historian’s tenacity), we now think the portrait is of Anne of Cleves (the second of the divorced wives, or in this case, annulled). – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Visual, Henry Viii, Anne, Hans Holbein, Holbein, Catherine Howard, 05.01.21

How Holbein left clever clue in portrait to identify Henry VIII’s queen

New evidence shows miniature long held to be of Catherine Howard could depict Henry’s fourth wife, Anne of ClevesCreated in around 1540 by Hans Holbein, court painter to Henry VIII and one of the greatest portraitists of all time, the miniature is a prized treasure in the Royal Collection. But the sitter is unknown, with the artefact long catalogued merely as “Portrait of a Lady, perhaps Catherine Howard”, Henry VIII’s fifth queen.Now, as a result of fresh research, she has been given a new iden...
Tags: Art, Books, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Henry Viii, Henry, Anne, Hans Holbein, Holbein, Catherine Howard, History of art, History books, Anne of ClevesCreated, Cleves Henry VIII, Franny Moyle

The Extremely Cold Case Of Hans Holbein’s Bones

London: “Emptied out by coronavirus during lockdown, the City was the perfect place for socially distanced, government-mandated walks. And beneath its streets are the bodies of innumerable plague victims. One in particular haunts me. Holbein died in London, almost certainly of plague, in 1543. The long shadow of bubonic plague permeates his art, in its danse macabre of corpses and skeletons. It seemed appropriate to seek out this master of pestilence in a time of pandemic.” – The Guardian (UK) ...
Tags: Art, London, Visual, Hans Holbein, Holbein, 07.16.20

VIDEO: The Queens of the West End Production of SIX Perform 'Haus of Holbein' and Answer Fan Questions

The queens of the West End production of Six-Alexia McIntosh, Sophie Isaacs, Danielle Steers, Courtney Bowman, Jarneia Richard-Noel, and Natalie Paris have come together to answer fan questions and perform a special rendition of'Haus of Holbein'. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Natalie Paris, Holbein, Stage Tube

500 Years of Pregnant Women in Art

An exhibition in London examines how expecting mothers have been portrayed from the Middle Ages to to the digital era. Here are some of the highlights.
Tags: Art, London, News, Mary, Jenny, Hans, Holbein, Women and Girls, Saville, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Mother of Jesus, Foundling Museum, Lapper, Alison (1965-


Do you ever wonder how the colors get named?  Who names them?  Is there a special department just for coming up with interesting names for new colors? Why Lunar Red Rock and not just Red Rock? Why Lunar Earth and not just Earth Brown? And why Goethite?? Hmmmm... Wouldn’t it be a great job to be the one (or one in a group) to come up with new color names for Daniel Smith or Winsor Newton or Holbein or...? [Author: RH Carpenter]
Tags: Art, Daniel Smith, Rh Carpenter, Brown, Holbein, Goethite

London Museum Explores 5 Centuries Of Pregnancy Portraits

An exhibit at the Foundling Museum shows pregnant women from the age of Holbein to the time of social media, exploring changing cultural attitudes. We talk with curator Karen Hearn.
Tags: London, News, Holbein, Foundling Museum

Golden Globes 2020: the winners, the losers, the return of Ricky Gervais – live

The year’s first big awards show is predicted to bring glory to Once Upon A Time in Hollywood and Fleabag as well as controversy with a feather-ruffling host 12.20am GMT Colman, nominated for Best actress in a TV series for her role as HRH The Queen in The Crown looks regal in red on the red carpet. The puffed sleeves have an air of majesty about them, as seen in Holbein portraits of Henry VIII, but they are also very spring/summer 2020 in their sheer volume. The look is rounded off with a s...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Television, Film, Culture, Awards and prizes, Television & radio, US television, Ricky Gervais, Golden Globes, Kirsten Dunst, Henry Viii, Holbein, Rodarte, The Irishman, Big Little Lies

California’s teen voter pre-registration builds momentum heading into midterm election

Young people typically don’t vote much, but advocacy groups in Southern California hope a bump in pre-registration among teenagers will buck that trend on Nov. 6. Two years ago, California began letting people ages 16 and 17 pre-register to vote, making it possible for them to cast ballots the day they turn 18. This year, for a variety of reasons, that program gained traction. Tens of thousands of California high schoolers pre-registered at rallies held in support of students killed in a mass sh...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, California, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Nevada, Jerry Brown, Biden, Orange County, Riverside County, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Brill

Detained, grilled, denounced: Tania Bruguera on life in Cuba – and her Tate show

Whenever she leaves Cuba, the authorities tell her not to come back. What does the Cuban artist have in store for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall? Will the mounted police have to be called out again?Tania Bruguera, the Cuban artist and activist, is sort of talking about a project she shouldn’t talk about. She is the latest artist to take on Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall commission – its details a secret until the installation is opened with theatrical flourish on 2 October. And she is enjoying the suspe...
Tags: Art, London, Activism, Censorship, Americas, Communities, Society, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Culture, Art and design, Migration, Installation, Freedom Of Speech, Tate Modern

IBLARD – The World Of Inoue Naohisa Art Book Review

If you’re a fan of Ghibli Studio’s animated film Whisper Of The Heart ( 耳をすませば ), you would have come across the art work of fantasy artist/painter Inoue Naoshisa. A graduate of Kanazawa College of Art, and currently a professor at Seian University of Art and Design, Inoue-san is renowned for the art work of his fantasy world IBLARD, with strong influences by Surrealism and Impressionism. This art book explores the artist’s creative influences, his working styles, as well as conversations/dis...
Tags: Amazon, Art, Japan, Book Reviews, Painting, Illustration, Drawing, Animation, Anime, Gaudi, Osaka, Amazon UK, Sumi, Holbein, Ibaraki, Art Book Review

Board Question #90536: What is the best answer from every 100 Hour Board ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,What is the best answer from every 100 Hour Board writer within the past ten years?-My Name Here A: Dear clone, Best is incredibly subjective. This is based on the most likes a writer has gotten for any one answer since Jan. 1, 2007. The chart is ordered by number of likes because I think that's the most interesting way to do it. Foreman 170 Board Question #56893 Appleton 140 Board Question #63538 Uffish Thought 104 Board Question #215...
Tags: Turkey, Vienna, Adelaide, Olympus, Quinn, Sauron, Luciana, Voldemort, Alice, Limerick, Petra, Belmont, Board, Katya, Holmes, Justin

The Hermitage Museum And Winter Palace Of St. Petersburg Russia

The State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia is comprised of six main buildings which includes the Winter Palace. Five of the total, are open to the public. Its total collections contain over three million items,of which only a small part is on permanent display. The site incorporates the largest collection of paintings in the world. It is our 10th stop in the series Journeys to Discovery. The Hermitage Museum is known for its impressive collection of Egyptian antiquities, classical...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, England, London, Tibet, Washington, France, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Paris, Moscow, Vatican, Belarus, Raphael

Member Spotlight: Scenarios of the City by Jenny Kroik

Jenny Kroik is a NYC based illustrator/painter who recently took the crown in our latest drawing challenge "Draw A Stranger". I love exploring her work because I feel like I'm spending a day in the city as a local browsing through stores, taking the subway, and people-watching. She captures the essence of the city and the diversity of the people so wonderfully, using a wide range of colors and shadows that are on point! Her must-have creative tools include Holbein gouache paint, hot press pa...
Tags: Art, Jenny, Holbein, Jenny Kroik

How Did Contemporary Art Get To Be Blockbuster Art?

"In this environment, with museum directors under pressure to boost attendance, Holbein loses out to Damien Hirst, Manet to Christian Marclay, Braque to Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Klee to Jeff Koons. Even museums whose collections extend back to the ancients are stressing contemporary art. In the past few years, some museum directors and fundraisers have told […]
Tags: Art, Audience, Jeff Koons, Visual, Jean Michel Basquiat, Holbein, Klee, 06.19.17, Damien Hirst Manet, Marclay Braque

The Book We've Been Waiting For...Philip Pullman's "The Book of Dust"

It's been announced and postponed a couple of times, but now it's really, truly, happening and instead of one book we can look forward to three - Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust trilogy.  Set ten years before The Golden Compass, The Book of Dust (releasing October 19) and two subsequent  novels, tell the story of Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon.  We're used to seeing prequels and sequels but this is something that Pullman calls an "equel," a story that rides shotgun to His Dark Materials trilo...
Tags: Books, News, America, Philip Pullman, Starling, Squirrel, Amazon Books, Pullman, Milton, Leonardo da Vinci, John Milton, Holbein, Lyra, Kid + Young Adult, Seira Wilson, Amazon Book Review

Artist Christina Hess Imagines Cats As Famous Historical Figures

Christina illustrates from her orange sherbet painted studio in south Philadelphia. Her work has been featured in numerous magazines and books including her first children’s book “The Nutcracker” due for release in the Fall of 2016. Here: Marie Antoinippe. Meet Marie Antoinippe. Strolling in her catnip garden she’s ready to hang on your wall to remind you that every cat should be treated like a princess. More info: Christina Hess, Etsy (h/t: boredpanda) Queen Elhissabeth The image that launc...
Tags: Design, San Diego, Philadelphia, Nikola Tesla, Anna, Inspirations, Elizabeth, Anne, Christina, Rufus, Seymour, Evert, Fitzgeralds, Mata Hari, Holbein, Prescott Arizona

Eye Candy for Today: Jean-Etienne Liotard’s Chocolate Girl

The Chocolate Girl, Jean-Etienne Liotard Pastel on parchment, roughly 20 x 32 inches (52 x 82 cm). Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden. This is the most famous of 18th century Swiss artist Jean-Etienne Liotard’s beautiful pastel portraits and genre paintings, remarkable for its sublime modeling. August III of Poland, who purchased the painting in the mid-1700s, commented on the absence ...
Tags: Google, Art, Poland, Eye Candy For Today, Gallery And Museum Art, Wikimedia Commons, Holbein, Jean Etienne Liotard, Pastel

Holbein’s Dance Of Death - the 16th Century Charlie Hebdo

As the leading painter at the Court of Henry VIII, Hans Holbein’s magnificent depictions of royalty and nobility affirmed his status as one of the greatest portrait artists of all time. Few would have considered such works the output of a dissident satirist, deeply concerned about the plight of the poor, and committed to religious reform. But according to a new study of one of his most famous works, The Dance Of Death, satire was not just an area in which Holbein dabbled early in his care...
Tags: Europe, England, Germany, Church, Spain, Switzerland, Catholic, Charles, Basel, Augsburg, Charlie Hebdo, Henry Viii, Anne Boleyn, Creative Commons Attribution, Hans Holbein, Habsburg

Chris Seaman

Chris Seaman is an illustrator working in the gaming industry. His fantasy-themed illustrations are highly rendered, but always keep a feeling of cartoony verve and springy stylization, and often contain fun little touches in the details. Seaman works in acrylic. There are a couple of brief process videos on his website, where he also has both originals and prints for sale.. I particularly enjoy his take-offs on famous images. like Holbein’s portrait of Henry VIII, and J.C. Leyendecker’s Arrow...
Tags: Art, Sc-fi And Fantasy, Henry Viii, Leyendecker, Holbein

Artist's Paint-Mixing Videos Are As Addicting As They Are Gorgeous

We just can't. Stop. Watching.  Vancouver, British Columbia-based artist Sára J. Molčan's shares paint-mixing posts on Instagram and has generated quite a bit of attention on the social media site for it. The posts, which are a way for the artist to showcase an intimate part of her creation process, are incredibly beautiful, relaxing to watch and listen to and just straight-up mesmerizing.  Today is going to be really hectic, so before I forget... Day 016 of #100daysofpaintmixing is: -...
Tags: News, Instagram, Asmr, Huffington Post, Columbia, Williamsburg, Kimberly Yam, Bob Ross, Holbein, Kama, Gamblin

Outlander at Wilton House

  I’ve been suffering from, Droughtlander, but it is almost over now that the second season of the Starz TV Series “Outlander” will FINALLY premiere on April 9.  While last season was all about rainy, freezing, and gray Scotland, this season is Paris – as in 18th century Paris. Heaven!  Instead of drab stone interiors in Scottish castles, the show is now all gilt and crystal and silks and satins.  The previews of Outlander’s Parisian sets look luscious.   No, we aren’t in ...
Tags: Google, England, Hollywood, Texas, London, France, Scotland, Germany, Prague, Britain, United States, Paris, Middle East, Prince Charles, Starz, Madonna


One of my favorite places to visit on Anna Maria Island is the Olive Oil Outpost, a gourmet shop that also serves the best cafe con leches.  They don't make them with just espresso and milk (or cream).  They add a secret sauce and some gourmet sugar to the mix and it's liquid heaven.  I begin my visit with a trip there - and end it with a trip there.  Yum!  If you get a cafe con leche anywhere else on the island, you get espresso and milk (and they tell you that's what cafe con leche means - lik...
Tags: Ami Paintings, Rh Carpenter, Cindy, Kelli, Anna Maria Island, Stillman Birn, Olive Oil Outpost, Holbein