The front of the Art Institute of Chicago, with banners advertising Van Gogh's Bedrooms in three arched alcoves
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One Bedroom, Three Ways

Even if you don’t know that it’s his, Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom is an incredibly well-recognized staple of art history. Painted for the first time in 1888, this space in van Gogh’s ‘Yellow House’ in Arles is just one of many representations of the artist’s search for a place he …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Art v Science Thinking, Tiny Furniture, Star Wars Mysteries, Sound Explosions and More!

Happy Monday, people. You look fantastic! I hope your week is stellar. Let’s start it off with some blingy links. Onward! What does sound look like? Martin Klimas attempts to show us in his “Sound Explosions” series. Found at Startorialist: Galaxy hair by Pierre Jean-Louis, pierre_artista on instagram. Tiny woodworking …

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WIP Weekend – Fun With Epoxy

I am gearing up for the jewelry show season for Lumen Electronic Jewelry.  And one of my favorite parts of creating jewelry is sealing them in epoxy.  Sure most of the steps are fun, but this second to last step is where the circuit boards start to look like jewels, …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: True Size, Hear Hear, Ghostbusters Shade, Your Brain on Stories and More!

Holla, geeksters! I’m on my third coffee and you know what that means… QUICKIES! Let’s get to it… Thanks to Madfishmonger’s post, now I know about Chiara Bautista’s disturbingly beautiful art. My fellow Americans: Need some help getting through this election cycle? Then we’ve got a very important article for …

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WIP Weekend: Making Women in Science.

Why hello there!  It’s Dale, the chap who writes the Women in Science cartoon column here every other Wednesday, and today I’m going to pull back the curtain a bit on how that column gets put together, both to satisfy the twos and threes of people who might be curious …

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Mad Art Cast with Rebecca Watson

Welcome to another episode Mad Art Cast! This week we convinced our benevolent dictator of the this here glorious network to be our special guest! That’s right! Rebecca Watson joins the cast to discuss how she uses Patreon and Youtube as her artistic medium to communicate science and how she …

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Art

The front of the Art Institute of Chicago, with banners advertising Van Gogh's Bedrooms in three arched alcoves
ArtPaintingVisual Art

One Bedroom, Three Ways

Even if you don’t know that it’s his, Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom is an incredibly well-recognized staple of art history. Painted for the first time in 1888, this space in van Gogh’s ‘Yellow House’ in Arles is just one of many representations of the artist’s search for a place he …

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Science

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InterviewsMad Art CastpodcastScience

Mad Art Cast with Rebecca Watson

Welcome to another episode Mad Art Cast! This week we convinced our benevolent dictator of the this here glorious network to be our special guest! That’s right! Rebecca Watson joins the cast to discuss how she uses Patreon and Youtube as her artistic medium to communicate science and how she …

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Music

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WIP Weekend – Cover Songs

Push Play please. Thanks. I got so jealous of all the cool projects from last weekend, that I had to figure out how to post some of my own. I have mixed feelings about playing cover songs, but they’re a great way to practice without straining creatively all the time, …

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