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Art News Etc. #11

By January 12, 2013

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• The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has published an English version of it's graphic novel on Van Gogh: preview (very large .pdf file) and details

• Watch artist Duane Keiser as he "peels" and "eat" a piece of citrus fruit in paint: Video: Peel

• The unveiling of the first official portrait of the wife of heir-to-the-British-throne William has inevitably generated a lot of comment. Hyperallergic Roundups the Buzz. But it's the style of the artist commissioned, and whatever he did there'd be criticism. The sitter likes it (and let's not forget, the royal couple both studied art history at St Andrews university).

Guardian Photo Gallery: best (and worst) royal portraits

• If you feel you ought to get out a bit more to boost your creativity, you're probably right: Put Down the iPad, Lace Up the Hiking Boots

Too Grown Up for (Art) Homework?>*

What Is "Incunable"?

What You Can Do for New York galleries damaged by Hurricane Sandy

*Disclosure: I write an occasional blog for Artist Daily.
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