Around the web: tell-alls, doppelgängers, and dinosaurs
- One of Edgar Degas’s models wrote a scathing memoir of the Impressionist master. Or did she?
- We know this has been making the rounds, but just in case you missed it: people who found their doppelgängers in museums. (Also, we like using the word doppelgänger.)
- The fascinating history of, er, tinkling in art.
- Grounded in the theory that ideas, emotions, and even events, can manifest as visible auras, Thought-Forms (1901) is an intriguing book featuring abstract drawings that predate modernist abstraction.
- Sigh. Museum visitors damage an 800-year-old coffin by putting their child in it for a photo.
- Why med schools are requiring art classes. (Maybe they read our blog?)
- Those new cars must be the result of digital technology, right? Well, actually…
- When we experience art, we feel connected to something larger. Here’s why.
- Is it really getting hard to tell if a painting was made by a computer or a human? You be the judge.
- The artist’s role in our vision of dinosaurs.
- Languages have more words to describe reds than blues.
- The US trademark court office ruled that Cheerios doesn’t have a monopoly on breakfast yellow.
- A magazine is suing Virginia’s prisons for censoring a Rubens painting.
- A mobster accused of ties to the infamous (and still unsolved) Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum art heist is set to undergo a psychiatric test.