Celebrated Portraitist and Genre Painter Frans Hals

By Miriam Schulman / September 6, 2011 / 7 Comments

Dutch Art in New York by Miriam Schulman Trademark jutting elbow and knuckle on his hips The Dutch have revered Franz Hals as part of the holy trinity of artists coming from their country that include Rembrandt and Vermeer. The current exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art does a great job placing Hals in … Read more

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Picture Perfect: How to Dress for your Portrait Sitting

By Miriam Schulman / July 20, 2011 / 0 Comments

Blank Canvasby @lindsayleboyer, guest blogger Lindsay LeBoyer  When having your portrait painted, you want to look your best. Here are some guidelines to ensure the subject is the star, not the clothes. 1) Wear white on top Aeolian Tee, Anthropologie White is a classic that never goes out of style and reflects light beautifully onto … Read more

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