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ORIENTALISM IN ART

Throughout the 19th century, one of the most popular and widely exhibited genres of painting was Orientalism within Academism. The movement was marked by images of marketplaces bustling with people in exotic dress and voyeuristic scenes of harems and bathing women.

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Artist Signatures and Their Meanings
Artist Signatures and Their Meanings

When an artist makes their mark on paper, canvas, or sculpture, it can s...

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Crowning Jewels: 15 Jewelry Masterpieces from the M.S. Rau Collection
Crowning Jewels: 15 Jewelry Masterpieces from...

M.S. Rau recently opened the doors to its new jewelry gallery, a luxuri...

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Picturing Paris: The Life and Art of Jean Dufy
Picturing Paris: The Life and Art of Jean Dufy

Few artists so perfectly captured the joyful exuberance of early 20th-ce...

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JCK Online
JCK Online

10 Very Peri Jewels to Kick Off the New Year in Style Original article ...

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Mechanical Marvels: The History of Motion Clocks
Mechanical Marvels: The History of Motion Clocks

The Beginnings of Timekeeping Humans have always possessed an intrinsic ...

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The Art of Perfume Making
The Art of Perfume Making

Perfume. The word evokes impressions of flowers, spices, muskiness and s...

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5 Important Paintings That Tell a Great Story
5 Important Paintings That Tell a Great Story

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words For millennia, artists have been telli...

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Wedgwood
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Wedgwood

When Josiah Wedgwood first founded the Wedgwood pottery company in 1759,...

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M.S. Rau’s Antiques, Art and Jewels for a New Year
M.S. Rau’s Antiques, Art and Jewels for a New...

Welcoming in a new year is always a cause for celebration — an occasion ...

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Always in Style: What Makes Antique Jewelry So Unique
Always in Style: What Makes Antique Jewelry S...

Items that belong to a bygone era hold a certain appeal, and their nosta...

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Thinking Outside the Box: Seven Clever Ways to Use Antique Items
Thinking Outside the Box: Seven Clever Ways t...

Antique objet d’art and furniture items are always excellent additions t...

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Art Across the Ages: Bill Rau, Rebecca Rau and David Lenefsky
Art Across the Ages: Bill Rau, Rebecca Rau an...

  We recently had the pleasure to welcome the Young President’s ...

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