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Bearing News

“Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer. Photo by the National Gallery of Art and Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.

The Controversy Behind Johannes Vermeer’s Photo-Realism

Moy Zhong January 9, 2017

For eras, artists have been revered for their classic styles, rich history, hidden morals and extensive collections of their artwork renowned by the world; all except for the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer....

”American Gothic” by Grant Wood. Photo by The Art Institute of Chicago.

Grant Wood’s ambiguous ‘American Gothic’

Moy Zhong November 24, 2016

The United States is noted for its glitz and glam spanning from coast to coast in states such as New York and California, with little to be desired from the states in between. The Midwest, often known...

The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai. Photo by The Metropolitan Museum of Art

An analysis of Katsushika Hokusai

Moy Zhong November 9, 2016

The Great Wave off Kanagawa, better known as The Great Wave, is one of pop culture’s most iconic images. The famous woodblock print was created around 1831 as an addition to a series of woodblock prints,...

The Scream by Edvard Munch. Photo by The Munch Museum, Oslo

Edvard Munch’s story behind “The Scream”

Moy Zhong November 9, 2016

Many people know of the iconic expressionist painting, The Scream, and it’s blazing hues of orange contrasting the dark aura of the scene. Even so, many are unaware of the dark autobiographical experience...

By Vincent van Gogh, Photo by The Museum of Modern Art

Van Gogh’s art reveals life struggles

Moy Zhong October 13, 2016

A mention of the name “Vincent van Gogh” (1853 - 1890) often leads to the thought that he was the famed artist who cut off his own ear. Repeatedly seen as the epitome of the definition of a “starving...

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