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Mexico to get its largest ever protected area

Posted By Kurtaggie 2 days ago on Art - The new Mexican Caribbean Biosphere Reserve, estimated to cover more than 5.7 million hectares, will be spread across several municipalities, including Isla Mujeres, Benito Juárez, Puerto Morelos, Solidaridad, Cozumel, Tulum, Bacalar and Othón P. Blanco, according to Mexico News Daily.More

The Vatican Gardens with the St Peter's Basllica in the Backdrop – A Beautiful Must-Have

Posted By Kurtaggie 3 days ago on Art - Do you love fine art? How about having a piece of Vatican gardens – with the St Peter's Basllica in the background? Yes, you can get this beautiful piece available in the Schmidt gallery and you will love it. Whether you are a catholic or not, this piece of art will amaze, charm and impress you. Why is this a must-have piece from the Schmidt collection?More

The Metropolitan Museum of Art makes 375,000 images of public domain art freely available under Creative Commons Zero

Posted By Kurtaggie 3 days ago on Art - The release, which covers images of the great majority of the museum’s holdings, will enable anyone, anywhere to freely access, use, and remix photos of some of the world’s most well-known works of art.More

UNESCO Upgrades the status of MesoAmerican reef in Belize

Posted By Kurtaggie 4 days ago on Art - UNESCO has announced that the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, which it added to the World Heritage List in 1996, has been removed from its list of ‘sites in danger.’ The system contains the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, offshore atolls popular with divers, hundreds of sandy cayes, estuaries, stretches of mangrove forest, and coastal lagoons.More

Smithsonian and Creative Commons

Posted By Kurtaggie 4 days ago on Art - The Smithsonian—the world’s largest museum and research institution—announced yesterday Smithsonian Open Access, an initiative that removes copyright restrictions from 2.8 million digital collection 2D and 3D images and nearly two centuries of data.More

Techniques for Creating Light and Shadow

Posted By Kurtaggie 5 days ago on Art - There is a saying in the motion picture industry, “Keep it simple, stupid,” or KISS, for short. Working with a small crew—myself, the director, and the writer (all of us department staff), the production was all about efficiency. The following technical and creative choices allowed for the message and the beauty of this narrative story to come out through subtlety and realism.More

Chichen Itza Main Temple: A fine addition to any home from The Schmidt Fine Art Gallery!

Posted By Kurtaggie 5 days ago on Art - Here at Schmidt fine art gallery, we are offering some of the most unique prints to make a fine addition to any art collection. Our art gallery includes many different prints with themes that will fit the needs of people with different tastes.More