Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography?
Did you know the neighborhood of Chelsea was named after The Chelsea Estate, built by Maj. Thomas Clarke a quarter-century before the American Revolution? Find out how other Manhattan neighborhoods got their names in this fascinating article.
Do you ever have trouble explaining what you do in a social situation? Here's an inspiring example of how to do it well!
California artist Afton Love shares a peek into her studio and practice this week on the Kind Aesthetic blog. If you happen to be in Oakland this weekend, she'll be participating in Open Studios!
A new acquaintance told me about this film, Papusza. Can't wait to see it someday. Check out this gorgeous trailer:
For some more Eastern European culture in NYC, don't miss Dakha Brakha at Brookfield's Winter Garden Monday night the 16th in downtown Manhattan. They are so amazing!