Mar
18
2014

Did you know-Michelangelo

Some little known facts about one of the greatest artists of all time   We all know who Michelangelo is, everyone has seen the statue of David and the Sistine Chapel, but what do we really know about him? Two weeks ago, we wished him a happy 539th birthday in the article Happy Birthday Michelangelo! and showed you some of his more famous pieces. Today, we thought we would present some little known, fun and interesting facts about his life and art: Michelangelo was the first western artist to have a biography written about him while he was still living. Michelangelo was raised and went to art school in the Republic of Florence, pres... [More]
Jun
5
2013

HeroesCon Convention June 7-9 2013 Charlotte NC

Jerry's Artarama will see you at HeroesCon 2013 in Charlotte NC   Going to HeroesCon in Charlotte this year? We hope to see you there! In addition to this being the 31st anniversary for HeroesCon, it will be twice the size of any previous year. (floor space will be larger than 4 football fields.... Wow that is huge!) Attending HeroesCon 2013 are many of the greats like: Jim Steranko Neal Adams Adam Hughes Bernie Wrightson Mark Brooks Brian Stelfreeze Jamal Igle Amanda Conner Jimmy Palmiotti Frank Cho and many more ! For the full line up of guests head on over to heroes online - Click Here Jerry's Artarama along with Karalyn Johnson wi... [More]
Feb
16
2012

Earliest copy of the Mona Lisa found in Spain

Da Vinci's famous masterpiece, copied alongside the original! Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa — probably the most famous painting in the world, right? It's also one of the most copied paintings in the world, with dozens if not hundreds of replicas created over the centuries. Everyone recognizes it, many love it: "iconic" is certainly a good descriptor of its impact. Now, we have even more to learn about this masterpiece. Just this month, the Prado Museum in Spain unveiled an amazing discovery: what is believed to be the earliest copy of da Vinci's famous piece, most likely painted right alongside the master in his own studio. The Art Ne... [More]

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