In 1910, Pablo Picasso embarked on the creation of a group of decorative paintings for the Brooklyn residence of artist, collector, and critic Hamilton Easter Field, but the commission was never completed. Delve into the world of private mural commissions and hear from a range of scholars about the history of this unique, yet unrealized, project.
What does a cake have in common with an Italian Renaissance painting? The answer may surprise you! Watch to learn about the special properties of egg yolk that make it just as perfect for painting as it is for baking.
Instead of mixing paint colors on a palette, what happens if we let our eyes do the mixing? Learn about Pointillism and how the artist Georges Seurat used the science of optics to create a whole new way of painting!