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Art Zocalo's Blog – July 2010 Archive (6)

Art Hopping Good for your Heath

Heard on GMA News today:

Socializing is so good for your health that if you don't it is the equivalent of smoking 15 cigarettes a day! .... Perhaps those who smoke don't have much of a social life and if they went to ArtHop they would smoke 15 ciggies less per day!!!!

Better yet: Don't smoke, go to Arthop, live long and prosper.

Added by Art Zocalo on July 28, 2010 at 7:17am — No Comments

Artist Quiz # 6

This is a two part quiz:

First what famous twentieth century pioneer of Modernism said, "Great art picks up where nature ends."

Second, in your opinion does this mean that Realism cannot be great art?

Added by Art Zocalo on July 21, 2010 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Artist Quiz # 7

Name the five impressionist Artists portrayed in the paintings below, and which one is not a self portrait but was painted by one of the other impressionist?










Added by Art Zocalo on July 20, 2010 at 8:00pm — 8 Comments

SLO Renaissance Fair this coming Weekend July 17-18

Check out the link below for details. Get your mid evil Costumes out of moth balls and come over to the coast for loads of fun!

Added by Art Zocalo on July 12, 2010 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Artist Quiz # 5

Which very important painter

(who died of the plague after a long, influential career)

had one of his masterpieces stripped from its mounting

and made into an article of clothing by an extravagant noble-person?

And; - who was the responsible noble-person?

Submitted by Brad Polzin

Note: If you have a Quiz you'd like submitted send it to me and I'll credit it to you or post it… Continue

Added by Art Zocalo on July 5, 2010 at 7:49pm — 11 Comments

Artist Quiz # 4

Who, What, Where & When

Under these two artists influence a new art movement sprung to life in this European city in the early years of the 20th century.

Abandoning the single view point perspective, this movement redefined

three-dimensional subjects from several different points of view which they


Added by Art Zocalo on July 2, 2010 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

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