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The Hekking’s Mona Lisa: The Copy VS The Original

By Sybaris

What is the true value of a work of art? Since always, we have thougth originality is the most important symbolic and economical value for art. Copies has been pushed into the black list of art history thanks to the renaissance idea of the artist as a genius and his inspiration as kind-of-a-God’s virtue. But what happens when the copy of one of the most iconic paintings in history became in an “original” copy with a million dollars value?

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Fallen Monuments or The Dead of the Symbols

By Sybaris

Destroying monuments and visual symbols is not a new form or protest or destrucion. However, in the past couple of years, several monuments and symbols has become a powerful tool for the social protests in Latin America, specially in Mexico and more recently in Colombia.

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Nature’s Palette: A Color Reference System from the Natural World

By Sybaris

How many colors are there in nature? Are all the colors are natural? Such as time and space, color is one of the most interesting concepts and elements art and sciences are obssesed with. 200 years after the release of an extende version of  the chromatic catalog Nature’s Palette: A Color Reference System from the Natural World, Princeton University Press is presenting a version with new contributions and illustrations.

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What Does The Paint Smell Like?

By Sybaris Collection

Art has tried various strategies to attract the most diverse public. The most recent news comes from the Netherlands: the Mauritshuis Museum joins the trend of many museums to turn art into an “experience” to bring young audiences closer to the most emblematic pieces of art from a playful perspective.

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