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Visual Arts

'The Book Show' at School of Visual Arts, New York

School of Visual Arts presents “The Book Show,” an exhibition of work by members of the MFA Illustration as Visual Essay class of 2018. This annual exhibition challenges MFA Illustration as Visual Essay students to conceive, write and illustrate a book ...  

Applied Art

How One Pune Artist Is Paving Way for an Art Revolution Through Its Streets
The Better India - Dec 15, 2017

Harshvardhan Kadam. Harsh is a multidisciplinary visual artist from Pune, and an alumnus of Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay where he studied Applied Art and Visual Communication. Harsh's foray into the field began with graphic novels, of ...  

Commercial Art

Not Worth a Cake?

CommonwealCommonweal - Dec 7, 2017
But if he had opened a commercial art studio to the public, he, too, would have been barred from refusing to sell a painting because a customer was black, female, disabled, or gay.” Cathleen Kaveny, a Boston College professor and Commonweal columnist ...  

Fine Art

Fine Art & Artifacts at Worth Auctions
Fine Books & Collections Magazine - Dec 12, 2017

Ithaca, NY—Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog. The December 17, 2017 sale at Worth Auctions features a broad range of fine art and antiques from multiple estates and collections nationwide ...  

Decorative Arts

The Best Art of 2017: Mining the Beauty of the Past

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal - Dec 11, 2017
31, a dazzling selection of paintings, drawings, furniture, decorative arts and costumes evokes Casanova's restless travels across Europe, as well as his amorous adventures, imprisonment and escape. And yes, there is an X-rated section. —Ms. Wilkin is ...  

Performing Arts

Sandy Springs hosts first city function at Performing Arts Center

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Dec 15, 2017
Sandy Springs has announced the first city function booked at the new Performing Arts Center at City...  

Graffiti Art

On the death of graffiti photographer Jon Naar: is graffiti art or politics?

The Conversation CAThe Conversation CA - Dec 13, 2017
Adam de Paor-Evans does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...  

Street Art

Dark Room Dark Beer Workshop @ Locust Street Art

Buffalo RisingBuffalo Rising - Dec 11, 2017
Everyone is a photographer these days. Well, at least they think they are. The day are gone when being a photographer meant that someone would savor taking a photograph, because film was not limitless. Taking a photo really meant something special ...  

Oil Painting

JFK's Oil Painting Sells for $162,500 at Auction, Trump's Art Goes for ...

TMZ.comTMZ.com - Dec 2, 2017
There's officially a winner in the presidential art auction showdown between John F. Kennedy and Donald Trump: it's JFK ... by a landslide.  

Watercolour Painting

Watercolour painting, roast dinners and long walks: The Chuckle Brothers lead very different lives these days

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Nov 24, 2017
But, although the classic show is no longer in production, both Paul and Barry Chuckle continue to raise laughs - via their Instagram accounts. The brothers, aged 70 and 72 respectively, now delight fans by providing insights into their home lives via ...  

Pencil Drawing

Gawura Gallery opens doors to local artists

Glen Innes ExaminerGlen Innes Examiner - Dec 11, 2017
Sarah Fletcher - an eye for detail and the inner truth of a place or person. Sarah Fletcher is a woman for detail. She draws finely with a pencil on paper, and so exact are her pictures that they almost look like photographs. She has the eye and ...  

Writing Poems

Scituate poet publishes 'My Stained Brain: A Book of Poems'

Wicked Local ScituateWicked Local Scituate - Dec 1, 2017
“I remember I've been writing poems ever since I learned to write, and can't really remember those topics, but the first poem I ever shared with anyone, I believe I was in seventh grade,” she said. “I wrote about my mom a poem for mother's day and I ...  

Early Christian Art

Thirty pieces included in Christian art exhibition

Toledo BladeToledo Blade - Nov 17, 2017
Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art will be on display in Gallery 18 of the museum through Feb. 18. The show features 30 metal, stone, gold, and silver pieces from 2nd century B.C. through 7th century A.D., loaned by private collectors ...  

Byzantine Art

Service to Hartwick College Honored During Quinquennial Awards

Hartwick CollegeHartwick College - Dec 6, 2017
In 1992, Ayer began teaching in Hartwick's Art Department on variety of topics including ancient, medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art, as well as 13th-century Italian painting, and the impact of Byzantine art and culture in the West. She has ...  

Celtic Art

Carlson art store in Lombard to close after 52 years
Chicago Daily Herald - Dec 6, 2017

... left at his Wheaton office Tuesday. As for Carroll's next chapter, he said he's planning to teach Celtic art in the area. In a post on Facebook, Carroll said it was a privilege to call customers his friends. Some of them, now in their 20s and 30s ...  

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

Raúl Sánchez Architects creates duplex apartment with golden cubes at its centre

DezeenDezeen - Nov 18, 2017
Sánchez explained that this is meant to create a sense of mystery and disorientation, with the combination of black and gold recalling the drama of Gothic art. Duplex Tibbaut by Raul Sanchez Architects. The upper mezzanine contains the kitchen, dining ...  


John Sims, a regular Renaissance man, returns to Detroit for lecture

Detroit Metro TimesDetroit Metro Times - Dec 6, 2017
John Sims is a true Renaissance man, which seems fitting, considering he is an alumni of Detroit's Renaissance High School. Since then, Sims has gone on to have a career as a multimedia artist, writer, and producer — but even that is perhaps ...  

Italian Renaissance

Harlem rental, Crown Heights block lauded by state for historic significance

Curbed NYCurbed NY - Dec 7, 2017
P.S. 186 is an Italian Renaissance Revival style building that dates back to 1903 and operated as an elementary school for 72 years, with notable students like Harry Belafonte and Arthur Mitchell, who created the Dance Theater of Harlem, attending ...  

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

Through the looking glass: what the pre-Raphaelites took from Van Eyck

New StatesmanNew Statesman - Oct 7, 2017
Such was the grip exerted on the arts in Britain by the Italian Renaissance that the first early-Netherlandish painting didn't enter the National Gallery until 1842. That picture was Jan van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait of 1434, depicting Giovanni di ...  


Around the World event moves to Rococo, raises over $20000 for GIRLPowR

Lincoln Journal StarLincoln Journal Star - Dec 7, 2017
MesonJixx, including keyboardist/vocalist Mary Lawson and bassist Ben Merliss, perform on stage at the Rococo with Embi dancers Marisol Herling and Beth Jensen. PHOTO BY JOHN SCHWANINGER. Julie Reager speaks at Around the World fundraiser for GIRLPowR ...  


The Old West is clinically depressed in the grim Christian Bale oater Hostiles

AV ClubAV Club - Dec 14, 2017
Ditching the more stylized touches of Black Mass—his last film, a dully fact-based who-whacked-whom gangster script directed in part like a sexually ambiguous vampire movie—Cooper goes for post-1970s American neoclassicism, with plenty of campfire ...  

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