Art musts of the week: 17 - 24 august 2014

August 23, 2014



What You must know: About 400.000 images downloadable for free via MOMA's website

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers to art lovers the chance to download about 400.000 high-resolution images for free. It is now possible for every one to get artworks’ images and to use them in a non-commercial medium like Facebook, Tumblr,… but also to use them for school’s works, researchs,…

More Information : http://www.metmuseum.org/collection



What you must have: Art&Foot by Mélanie Gentil

 

In her book, Mélanie Gentil offers an artistic look at the worldwide sport, the football. A real meeting-place between footballers and famous artists like Malevitch, Picasso, Fabrice Hyber,… this book is a proof that football is present in modern and contemporary creations.

More Information : http://editionspalette.com/livre-Art_&_Foot-9782358321587-1-1-0-1.html



What you must see: Julian Schnabel’s Palazzo Chupi in New York

Julian Schnabel, an American painter and film maker, designed this imposing building in New York in 2005, The Palazzo Chupi. This Venetian style palace, with luxury accomodations including his own, provoked polemics in the neighbourhood about the enormous size of the building.

More Information : http://untappedcities.com/2013/03/22/the-palazzo-chupi/



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