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Visual Arts

Vermont Visual Arts

Rutland HeraldRutland Herald - May 19, 2018
The BigTown Gallery: “Dartmouth Influence,” through June 30, 11 artists from the Visual Arts Department: Virginia Beahan, Jennifer Caine, Kari Cholnoky, Louise Hamlin, Karolina Kawiaka, Stina Köhnke, Hannah Olivia Nelson, Colleen Randall, Christina ...  

Applied Art

Auction Preview: European Applied Art at Van Ham, Cologne, May 16

Blouin ArtinfoBlouin Artinfo - May 14, 2018
What: European Applied Art. Where: Van Ham, Art Auctions Hitzelerstr. 2 50968 Cologne Germany. When: 16 May. Top lots of the sale: - Splendid Silver Ivory Tankard with Battle Scene. Augsburg. 1669-1673. Hans Jakob Mair. Silver, gilt. Ivory, carved ...  

Commercial Art

A Brief Lesson on Media Bias and Palestine

HyperallergicHyperallergic - May 18, 2018
My focus is not always warmly received by editors hoping for a certain kind of commercial-art-market boosterism, but I see my work as a collection of research and ideas, specifically my own. Writing simply doesn't pay enough to write repurposed ad copy.  

Fine Art

HERB BENHAM: Name-dropping is a fine art

The Bakersfield CalifornianThe Bakersfield Californian - May 15, 2018
I'd never heard of artist Charles Arnoldi but the artists I haven't heard of and the things I don't know could fill the Louvre and the New York Library. Arnoldi, and his wife, Katie, were at the Bakersfield Museum of Art Thursday night for the opening ...  

Decorative Arts

Las Doñas presents Court of Magnificent Decorative Arts at Buc Days Coronation

Corpus Christi Caller-TimesCorpus Christi Caller-Times - May 4, 2018
An audience time-traveled through the works of artisans from around the world and throughout history on Thursday at the American Bank Center's Selena Auditorium. Las Doñas de la Corte presented The Court of Magnificent Decorative Arts during the 65th ...  

Performing Arts

Longmont City Council hears calls for building a community performing arts center
Longmont Times-Call - May 19, 2018

"We believe that the need, support and timing are all now in alignment for Longmont to engage in a public-private partnership to build a beautiful cultural and performing arts center which will represent the greatness and ingenuity of Longmont and ...  

Graffiti Art

Scary Terry makes an appearance in Boston-area graffiti art scene
Celtics Wire - May 17, 2018

Terry Rozier's fame has been steadily on the rise throughout the 2018 NBA Playoffs. He's endeared himself to Boston Celtics' fans with his unwavering confidence, penchant for beefing and catchy Scary Terry moniker. Rozier has grown so popular that he's ...  

Street Art

Dysart adding street art to attract tourism

KCRGKCRG - May 22, 2018
The idea from this project came from an Iowa Economic Development Authority recommendation. Mayor Pam Thiele said it suggested street art to bring in tourism. “The best public art is unexpected art,” Thiele said. “People can come and view the artwork ...  

Oil Painting

This Adorable Yorkie Portrait Is Proof You Need An Oil Painting Of Your Pet

Hong Kong TatlerHong Kong Tatler - May 17, 2018
Earlier this year, we partnered with Sweet Pet Portraits—a creative studio that does personalised oil paintings of pets—for an exclusive Chinese New Year giveaway to celebrate the Year of the Dog. After sifting through over 200 creative (and very ...  

Watercolour Painting

Bishop Auckland stroke survivor's art event to thank charity

The Northern EchoThe Northern Echo - May 22, 2018
Mr Tooby went to sessions ran by the charity on different means of communication and expression where his artistic flare for watercolour painting became apparent. He said: “I'd never painted before and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. “Now I see ...  

Pencil Drawing

Masterpiece in pencil hangs with Picasso, Monet and Norman Rockwell

WGNOWGNO - May 10, 2018
Tracy Mashaw is the pencil-loving artist who's pencil drawing now draws attention because her work has been on the wall at M. S. Rau Antiques. It's there because she won an M. S. Rau art contest. And by winning she gets a big check to take a trip to ...  

Writing Poems

Poet laureates headline Skagit River Poetry Festival

goskagit.comgoskagit.com - May 20, 2018
LA CONNER — During downtime at the Skagit River Poetry Festival, Chauncey Gummere found himself writing poems in his truck. “I haven't written poetry since 2011,” he said. Gummere, a Skagit Valley College student, discovered his love of writing in ...  

Early Christian Art

What did the real Jesus look like? And what did he wear?

ChristianTodayChristianToday - May 1, 2018
In early Christian art, he could be beardless, but he then often had the big, curly hair of Dionysus. The point of these images was never to show Jesus as a man, but to make theological points about who Jesus was as Christ (King, Judge) and divine Son.  

Byzantine Art

'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination' Review: A Gift From the Sartorial Gods

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal - May 9, 2018
... has said he wanted “to evoke both the concept and the experience of a religious pilgrimage,” and he achieves this in the hall of Medieval and Byzantine Art. Here the classic silhouettes of Catholicism's earthly personae and celestial pantheon—the ...  

Celtic Art

Community calendar
Press of Atlantic City - May 12, 2018

IRISH AMERICAN CULTURAL SOCIETY: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; History of Celtic Art presentation; presented by Patrick Gallagher, a leading Celtic Art historian and practitioner of Celtic Art; Absecon American Legion Hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, ...  

Romanesque Art

Where 12th-century graffiti meets contemporary abstract art

Aleteia ENAleteia EN - Apr 20, 2018
One of the most successful contemporary artists, Sean Scully (Dublin b. 1945), has joined his abstract painting to the regal beauty of Romanesque art in the restoration of the church of Santa Cecilia in Montserrat. There, a Scully Institute of Art and ...  

Gothic Art

Art collection returned to London gothic revival castle

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Apr 28, 2018
Horace Walpole, the youngest son of the first British prime minister Sir Robert Walpole, was an MP, an art historian and an aesthete who became the driving force behind interest in gothic art and architecture at a time when classicism dominated well-to ...  


Riverfront Revival: Phillipsburg looks to mirror Easton's renaissance with riverfront redevelopment

Allentown Morning CallAllentown Morning Call - May 21, 2018
Connected by the Free Bridge, the gateways into Easton and Phillipsburg couldn't be more opposite. On the Pennsylvania side, the bridge over the Delaware River leads to Easton's riverfront, a green expanse where visitors can enjoy monthly free music ...  

Italian Renaissance

The Los Angeles wedding venues map

Curbed LACurbed LA - May 14, 2018
In addition to stunning Italian Renaissance-inspired scenery, expect a menu of seasonal California fare. Note that the 1,270-seat Broadway-style theater next door (which is a separate property) is also available. Capacity: 150 (seated) to 1,300 (standing).  

Renaissance Classicism

What's behind Modigliani's Trademark Portrait Style?

ArtsyArtsy - Aug 29, 2017
... where he came across the non-Western heads we see the influence of in his sculptures from around 1909 to 1914—busts that merge elements of North African, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Island art with Cycladic art and Renaissance Classicism. Amedeo ...  

Early Netherlandish Painting

The Masters of Dutch Golden Age Painting

Arts and Collections InternationalArts and Collections International - Mar 6, 2018
In fact, most of the work demonstrates the attributes of realism—especially in the depiction of light and shadow—which it inherited from Early Netherlandish painting. Art during this time was not the domain of the rich: even the poor could find the ...  


Celebrate the Elegance and Exuberance of French Rococo Art

My Modern MetMy Modern Met - Apr 29, 2018
Renowned for the lighthearted nature of its fine and decorative art, the Rococo style flourished in 18th-century France. Artists working in this frivolous aesthetic built upon the flamboyance of the Baroque period, adapting its awe-inspiring aesthetic ...  


The Discourse of Neoclassicism

The UCSB CurrentThe UCSB Current - May 11, 2018
Interwar dance critics and philosophers in France elaborated concepts of neoclassicism in ballet during the 1930s, primarily apropos of the French ballet dancer and choreographer Sergi Lifar at the Paris Opéra. As experts note, the discourse of ...  

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