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Visual Arts

Corvallis Arts Walk Spotlight: Maureen Frank | Visual Arts ...

Corvallis Gazette TimesCorvallis Gazette Times - Aug 17, 2017
Artist Maureen Frank stands next to "Archangel 1" inside the "Circles of Life" exhibit at the Majestic Theatre. The exhibit is one of the stops on Thursday's ...  

Applied Art

Bitcoin Revolutionizing the Art Market?

HuffPostHuffPost - Aug 7, 2017
Austrian Museum of Applied Art/Contemporary Art was the first museum to buy art using Bitcoins. However, the majority of the art market is still not accepting this new form of currency. For example, Sotheby's has stated that they have no plans in the ...  

Commercial Art

Local artist featured in solo exhibition at LACMA

Santa Clarita Valley SignalSanta Clarita Valley Signal - Aug 17, 2017
This design was about idiosyncratic styles, vernacular styles, connotative typography and deconstructing the commercial art vernacular and the vernacular itself, according to Fella. “At that time it seemed kind of radical but now it doesn't anymore ...  

Fine Art

Vesterålen Archipelago: A Stunning Norwegian Landscape Is Filled With Fine Art

ForbesForbes - Aug 18, 2017
I cover the world of travel with gusto...literally, the world. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Laila Inga is a gifted raconteur who lives on Norway's Vesterålen Archipelago above the Arctic Circle. Her field of speciality is ...  

Decorative Arts

Works of three Ohioans combined into 'contemplative' exhibit at Decorative Arts Center

The Columbus DispatchThe Columbus Dispatch - Jul 23, 2017
LANCASTER, Ohio — The latest exhibit at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio is titled “Three Voices: Conversations on Life and Conflict.” But it just as well could have been titled “Three Distinct but Complementary Voices.” On view through Aug. 13 are ...  

Performing Arts

Mountain View to expand Center for Performing Arts

The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News - Aug 11, 2017
Current plans for improvements to the Second Stage and Park Stage of the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts would add a building extension to existing facilities. At left are two new dressing rooms, then a corridor to the green room. At right ...  

Graffiti Art

Montreal graffiti art festival Under Pressure kicks off on Wednesday ...

Montreal GazetteMontreal Gazette - Aug 9, 2017
It's the longest continually-running festival of graffiti art and culture in the world.  

Street Art

100 RiNo Walls Will Get New Street Art at CRUSH 2017 with Help From Meow Wolf

303 Magazine303 Magazine - Aug 17, 2017
CRUSH has been elevating the street art scene in Denver for seven years as of this September. For 2017, the organization is stepping it up with its biggest gathering to date. Each year, dozens of street artists take over the RiNo neighborhood ...  

Oil Painting

The case of the oil painting that turned out to be a Rubens

Washington PostWashington Post - Jul 31, 2017
About 400 years ago, a woman in Flanders had her picture painted. We don't know her name — “An Old Woman” is how art experts would come to refer to her — but we know what she looked like. In the painting, her square, ruddy face floats in the shadows.  

Watercolour Painting

Discover the joy of watercolour painting

Deccan ChronicleDeccan Chronicle - Jul 15, 2017
Popular artist G.N. Madhu will conduct an exclusive watercolour painting workshop in Kochi. The workshop will be held at Hotel Castle Rock at Manorama Junction on August 13 from 10 am to 5.30 pm. Giving more details about the workshop, Madhu says, ...  

Pencil Drawing

Detailed Pencil Drawings By Krikko Return To New Haven's Union Station

WNPR NewsWNPR News - Aug 3, 2017
Mason Bongers and his mom Julie, stood just below the schedule board at Union Station admiring the famed New York City pencil drawing called “The Super Big Apple.” “It's amazing,” Mason said. “I didn't know people could do that with pencils, just ...  

Writing Poems

Poet Prof. KS Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara on Sept. 21

Star of MysoreStar of Mysore - Aug 17, 2017
Writing poems was his passion. Rashtrakavi Kuvempu read Nissar's poems and invited him to participate in Dasara poets' meet in 1959. His “Kurigalu Saar Kurigalu” was made popular by Mysore Ananthaswamy when he sang it. That poem became a legend.  

Early Christian Art

'Triptych' challenges cultural perceptions of self and others

Vanderbilt University NewsVanderbilt University News - Mar 15, 2017
'Triptych' exhibition at Vanderbilt Divinity School inspired by early Christian art. The "Triptych" art exhibition is hosted by the Religion in the Arts and Contemporary. The “Triptych” art exhibition is hosted by the Religion in the Arts and ...  

Byzantine Art

Art meets scripture

Prince Albert Daily HeraldPrince Albert Daily Herald - Aug 5, 2017
Icons are symbolism-rich religious images made in a traditional, Byzantine art style that depict saints and scenes from scripture. Isbister decided the appropriate icon for the project would be a rendition of The Trinity, a famous work by 15th century ...  

Celtic Art

Folkfestival Genebos is aan 21ste editie toe

Het Belang van LimburgHet Belang van Limburg - Aug 7, 2017
Ham - Volgend weekend vindt het 21ste folkfestival plaats in de Celtic Art Gallery in Genebos in Ham. “Met veel oog voor randanimatie blijft het festival zijn publiek trouw. We willen immers het beste van het beste in de hedendaagse folk brengen”, zo ...  

Romanesque Art

Saint Stephen's Day Is A Moment To Reflect On Our Witness And Immortality

The FederalistThe Federalist - Dec 26, 2016
The MNAC boasts what is probably the finest collection of Romanesque art in the world. The museum contains not only Romanesque paintings, sculptures, objects, and architectural fragments, but also entire wall murals, detached from their original ...  

Gothic Art

Permanent Panels: The 15 Most Elaborate Comic-Inspired Fan Tattoos

CBR (blog)CBR (blog) - Aug 11, 2017
His piece above combines a realistic approach to Batman and a nightmarish version of the Joker taken straight from Dave McKean's surreal, gothic art in Arkham Asylum: A Serious House On Serious Earth written by Grant Morrison, which is considered to be ...  


Renaissance Festival: Crownsville becomes fictional 16th-century village

WTOPWTOP - Aug 14, 2017
It's a fun people-watching place because there are people with really different backgrounds and interests that come.” In terms of attendance, The Maryland Renaissance Festival is the second largest Renaissance Festival in the country, according to Spedden.  

Italian Renaissance

Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Italian Renaissance Polymath Leonardo da Vinci

CelebMix (blog)CelebMix (blog) - Aug 15, 2017
Ironically, Leonardo DiCaprio has been confirmed to play Leonardo da Vinci in a new upcoming movie. The Paramount studio won the rights to the imminent novel 'Leonardo da Vinci', written by biographer and journalist Walter Isaacson, in a bidding war.  

Renaissance Classicism

Scent of Life: Salvatore Ferragamo Marries Fragrance With Design

HarpersBazaarArabiaHarpersBazaarArabia - Jul 2, 2017
“That's why I decided to add one in plain sight, able to face Filarete's Renaissance classicism.” A walk up his Scalone and there, amidst the university's classical architecture, were a series of 10 photographs capturing aesthetic reflections on ...  

Early Netherlandish Painting

Jan van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait And The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood New Exhibition

ArtLystArtLyst - Jul 26, 2017
Morris was passionate about Early Netherlandish painting and in particular, van Eyck. He referenced the punning inscription on the frame of van Eyck's Portrait of a Man (Self Portrait?) (1433), a possible self-portrait which entered the National ...  


Rococo books comedy and cover bands for two fall shows

Lincoln Journal StarLincoln Journal Star - Aug 8, 2017
The Rococo announced a couple of forthcoming shows recently, including a set of red state-based comics who don't exactly live up to preconceived notions and a set of tribute acts celebrating artists who all died at the mystical rock 'n' roll age of 27 ...  


Natalie Portman's Great Bilingual Performance in “Planetarium”

The New YorkerThe New Yorker - Aug 11, 2017
Earlier this year, I wrote about the studious neoclassicism that sometimes seems to petrify the current French cinema. But the new French film “Planetarium” (which opens today), starring Natalie Portman, suggests that, in the right hands, there's an ...  

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