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Visual Arts

School of Visual Arts Students Have a New Photography Show

The CutThe Cut - Mar 9, 2018
Photographer: Takeru Thile, Mentor: Amy Taubin. Photo: Courtesy of the SVA BFA Photography and Video Department. Every year, emerging student photographers from the School of Visual Arts are paired with accomplished, professional New York artists who ...  

Applied Art

An Art Collection Fit for an Executed King

HyperallergicHyperallergic - Mar 14, 2018
During his reign of England (1625–49) Charles I acquired one of the most exceptional fine and applied art collections ever gathered, spending unprecedented amounts to secure the finest treasures available in Europe. Following his execution for treason ...  

Commercial Art

New Quayside Gallery art show features 9 artists with ties to Pensacola Christian College

Pensacola News JournalPensacola News Journal - Mar 16, 2018
Mitch Mann earned a degree in commercial art from PCC in 1984. He has won numerous awards including First City, the Pensacola Interstate Fair, and the Bagdad Plein Air Paint Out, which shows in his painting of a verdant creek in his native Tennessee ...  

Fine Art

Sip and stroll at Carefree Fine Art and Wine Festival

AZCentral.comAZCentral.com - Mar 12, 2018
2/21-3/18: Cavalia: Odysseo | Seventy horses and 50 performers round up the cast of Cavalia: Odysseo in Scottsdale. The show is a visual spectacle with technical effects, acrobatics, animal performances and more. Details:Feb. 21 throughMarch 18 ...  

Decorative Arts

Auction Preview: Decorative Arts at Tajan, Paris, Mar 14

Auction Preview: Decorative Arts at Tajan, Paris, Mar 14. BY BLOUIN ARTINFO | February 26, 2018. GOOGLE+; TUMBLR; Email; More... Auction Preview: Decorative Arts at Tajan, Paris, Mar 14. View Slideshow. Edgar Brandt (1880-1960) & Daum – A "The ...  

Performing Arts

Spring arts preview: 15 highlights of Hampton Roads performing arts

Daily PressDaily Press - Mar 17, 2018
From outdoor performances to big names, the spring season has a little something for everyone. Here are 15 highlights in performing arts. The star of “The Breakfast Club” and “Pretty in Pink” comes to the American Theatre on March 24. Molly Ringwald ...  

Graffiti Art

Graffiti art
Jamaica Plain News - Mar 16, 2018

The Boston Cultural Council recently handed out more than $32,000 in Opportunity Fund grants with 33 artists and organizations receiving individual $1,000 grants. Local artist MAR, who leads Black Books Sessions -- a safe space for graffiti artists ...  

Street Art

On street art and Monopoly money | FT Alphaville

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Mar 9, 2018
Part of an occasional series about money, finance and economics in art, theatre and film. It's unusual for an anonymous street artist to have an obvious taste for luxe spectacle, conspicuous consumption, and possibly, cryptocurrency ventures ...  

Oil Painting

Plemons will offer oil painting workshop
Maryville Daily Times - Mar 17, 2018

Local artist Lyda Plemons will offer an oil painting workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Hobby Lobby, 505 N. Foothills Plaza Drive, Maryville. Students will follow step by step demonstrations with Plemons. Creating form, value, color ...  

Watercolour Painting

This watercolour painting was created by artistic bacteria
Wired.co.uk - Mar 11, 2018

Artist Sarah Roberts works with millions of tiny helpers: microbes. In Painting with Bacteria, a collaboration with Simon Park, a molecular biologist at the University Of Surrey, she introduced the organisms to watercolours, resulting in swirling ...  

Pencil Drawing

Center for Visual Arts displays UT student works

Toledo BladeToledo Blade - Mar 14, 2018
Multiple media, including pencil drawing, acrylic, and watercolor, are presented in the show. The show is organized by PRIZM, a nonprofit that offers support in literary and visual arts. For more information, go to myprizm.com. □ Local artist Paul ...  

Writing Poems

Great Yarmouth children shows love for their mothers in poetry competition

Great Yarmouth MercuryGreat Yarmouth Mercury - Mar 9, 2018
Aldreman Swindell are presented with their cheque for best school. Picture: Market Gates Shopping Centre. Archant. Hundreds of children in Great Yarmouth have expressed their love for their mothers by writing poems. Share article from on facebook ...  

Early Christian Art

Fashion show benefits cancer patients, caregivers

Toledo BladeToledo Blade - Feb 25, 2018
It was the perfect tie in with the museum's Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art exhibition which included precious stones, metals and jewelry. The two-day Jewelry show started with an high-priced evening soiree. Decorative Sound tunes ...  

Byzantine Art

Nature steals the show in mosaic masterpiece in Midtown Park

Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle - Mar 8, 2018
Friend, who has always gravitated to lush, organic forms, made paintings and drawings earlier in her career that were inspired by Byzantine art. She decided to focus on large-scale public art when she turned 40. "My work dealt with the sacredness of ...  

Celtic Art

Hidden Creek Mercantile to host Celtic, art events

Charleston Gazette-MailCharleston Gazette-Mail - Mar 7, 2018
The Appalachian Celtic Consort will perform on March 13 and March 24 in The Copper Room of Hidden Creek Mercantile on Main Street in Hurricane. Bentley. Writer Laura Treacy Bentley will speak at a “More Than Words” author signing event Saturday, March ...  

Romanesque Art

3D Printing Brings Modena Cathedral to Fingertips of Visually Impaired

3DPrint.com3DPrint.com - Dec 7, 2017
The site, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, was recognized by UNESCO in 1997 because it is “a masterpiece of human creative genius in which a new didactical relation between architecture and sculpture was created in Romanesque art.” The Romanesque ...  

Gothic Art

Imandatory Read: The other 'more exciting' London

New Straits Times OnlineNew Straits Times Online - Feb 26, 2018
The entire abbey is full of gothic art, plaques and really fancy-looking candle sticks. One of my favourite books is Pillars Of The Earth by Ken Follet, and it's an entire novel about the building of a cathedral in 12th century England. If you're ...  


Renaissance Festival's best part is the fun people there

East Valley TribuneEast Valley Tribune - Mar 8, 2018
The people that work at the Renaissance Festival are the best part. They are all terrific actors and they make everyone feel like they are truly part of the experience. They never break character and are so nice to all of the festival guests ...  

Italian Renaissance

Humanism—from Italian to secular
OUPblog (blog) - Mar 14, 2018

The term “humanist” first came into regular usage in the early Italian Renaissance. Its nuances vary depending on which of the three key twentieth-century historians of humanism we choose to foreground. Paul Oskar Kristeller, for example, explains that ...  

Renaissance Classicism

The shock factor: Modigliani at Tate Modern

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Nov 24, 2017
Modigliani's concerns, though, remained sensations; he resisted Cubism's conceptual games in favour of the elegant stylisations of Renaissance classicism. His streamlined serpentine figures with their contrapposto twists recall Botticelli and ...  

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 ...  


Streetwise: They're back! Rocky Rococo Pizza chain opens new store in Sheboygan

The Sheboygan PressThe Sheboygan Press - Feb 17, 2018
The troupe had a character named Rocky Rococo and the men were both fans when they met each other at the University of Illinois. They opened the first Rocky Rococo in 1974 in Madison. Today there are over 40 stores, most of which are still in Wisconsin ...  


Nils Frahm review – neoclassicism with knobs on

The GuardianThe Guardian - Feb 25, 2018
When he was a boy, Nils Frahm was taught to play the piano by a stern Russian, Nahum Brodsky, who himself had been taught by a pupil of Tchaikovsky's. When Frahm's hands fly across a grand piano tonight – the lid removed, so that its innards are ...  

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