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The Lost Impressionism Painting

Close your eyes and take an art minute if you will. Try and visualize yourself as if you were in an art class at the Académie des Beaux-Arts during the 1880s art movement of Paris, France.  Now imagine being one of those students and showcasing your work to the world for the first time.  In this famous academy would be...

Ghost Army Artists

The Ghost Army Artists In World War II

I recently saw this amazing documentary on PBS about the Ghost Army of Artists that helped fool the Germans in World War II. This Army Division played an intricate part in deceiving the enemy by  using decoy art, especially during D-Day and throughout the war. We wanted Hitler to think our Army Divisions were in one area or going to...