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Visual Arts

Inside the Joan Mitchell Foundation: How a Visual Arts Funder Is ...

Inside PhilanthropyInside Philanthropy - Nov 7, 2018
Now in its 25th year, the foundation has emerged as an influential player in arts philanthropy. We talk with CEO Christa Blatchford about where its heading and ...  

Applied Art

France's art deco jewel is reborn to make an even bigger splash

The GuardianThe Guardian - Oct 21, 2018
Instead it embarked on a two-year, €9m (£7.9m) extension into a neighbouring former mill factory, to house a growing collection that sets out to confound the distinction between industrial and applied art and the beaux arts. Preparing for La Piscine's ...  

Commercial Art

Fine Art

Mayfair Fine Art administrators struggle to trace paintings linked to money-laundering scandal

Art NewspaperArt Newspaper - Nov 12, 2018
Administrators cannot locate two paintings supposedly belonging to Mayfair Fine Art Limited, whose former director Matthew Green is being charged with attempted money laundering following the scandal involving the city stockbroker Beaufort Securities ...  

Decorative Arts

The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center Debuts Four New Showrooms This Fall

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Nov 2, 2018
Arguably the top source for design pros in the South, the 550,000-square-foot Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) welcomed four new showrooms to its campus this fall. The new arrivals—Habachy Designs + Atelier, Myran Alan, Theodore Alexander, and ...  

Performing Arts

Andreatta: Rochester Performing Arts Center, the theater that never was, dies at 24

Rochester Democrat and ChronicleRochester Democrat and Chronicle - Nov 9, 2018
The Rochester Performing Arts Center, the chameleonic pie-in-the-sky theater that reached for the stars but never got off the ground, died Wednesday in intensive care. It was 24. The cause of death was acute monetary thrombosis, a cash flow clot, ...  

Graffiti Art

Wyoming Graffiti Art [VIDEOS]

KgabKgab - Oct 29, 2018
Some is just slop and nonsense painted on walls. But some is art. In this post we will look at a little of both, when it comes to Wyoming Graffiti. If you have some in your area what we missed we would love to see it. Send us some pictures or the ...  

Street Art

Supreme Angers by Defacing Street Art with 'Blessed' Flyposting

Bowery BoogieBowery Boogie - Nov 13, 2018
Skatewear brand Supreme upset at least one street artist over the weekend by spreading its flyer campaign across every surface of the Lower East Side. Among others, the handbills, which advertise the new “Blessed” skate video, were wheat-pasted along ...  

Oil Painting

Tony Maurice Hare, 70, enjoyed oil painting and pottery

Port City DailyPort City Daily - Nov 2, 2018
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Sabbath Home Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking, oil painting and pottery with his wife Brenda. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Brenda Kay Hare; daughter, Michelle Furr, and her husband, Keith ...  

Watercolour Painting

COMMUNITY NEWS: Watercolour demonstration at Salisbury Group of artists

Salisbury JournalSalisbury Journal - Nov 11, 2018
AT the end of October Salisbury Group of Artists much enjoyed a demonstration of watercolour painting by Charles Evans. Charles is well known from his long running television series, and is a multi-published watercolourist who is now the main ...  

Pencil Drawing

Pencil drawing by Leonard Foujita (Japanese 1886-1968) will be in Andrew Jones Auctions' Nov. 18 sale

ArtfixDailyArtfixDaily - Nov 3, 2018
Fine artworks on offer include an original pencil drawing of a cat by Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, an oil on panel painting of a Swiss Valley by Albert Bierstadt and also works by Cipriano Cei, Joan Miró, after Georges Braque, Charles Wilbert White ...  

Writing Poems

Washington Poet Laureate Visits With Stories, Inspiration

Centralia ChronicleCentralia Chronicle - Nov 10, 2018
I had to learn English in order to be writing poems and doing this work. It is obviously possible to do it.” During the Wednesday lecture, Castro Luna asked attendees about their own writing ambitions, offering encouragement and advice. Most ...  

Early Christian Art

The church online: Synod calls for virtuous digital outreach

OSV NewsweeklyOSV Newsweekly - Nov 2, 2018
Early Christian art was important not only because many people could not read, but because the use of images "corresponds to the logic of the Incarnation," she said. And the same could be said of the emphasis on images online. "The Word of God always ...  

Byzantine Art

Reverent Beauty: The Met's Armenia Show Is One for the Ages

New York TimesNew York Times - Oct 25, 2018
“Armenia!” has been organized by Helen C. Evans, the Met's curator of Byzantine art, and focuses specifically on the art and history of the country's medieval period. It is not, despite the exclamation point in its title, an exhibition that favors ...  

Celtic Art

Island library 'gem' with Gaelic and Celtic art collection to open

The ScotsmanThe Scotsman - Oct 19, 2018
A little known library “gem” that lay hidden away above the cloisters of Iona Abbey is to open at the weekend after it was saved by a major renovation programme. The library, whose origins lie at the heart of early Christian learning in Scotland, has ...  

Romanesque Art

French tourism agency invites visitors from the sultanate, promotes Charente region
Muscat Daily - Oct 30, 2018

In three days tourists can discover the maritime history of beautiful and rebellious La Rochelle, the island of Île de Ré and its typical marina of Saint-Martin-de-Re, the Fort Boyard during a boat excursion, the Gallo-Roman arena and Romanesque art in ...  

Gothic Art

Three shows to see in New York this weekend
Art Newspaper - Oct 25, 2018

The exhibition, a collaboration with the New York Public Library, is a thorough and informative look at the story, from its roots in Gothic art, Enlightenment science and Shelley's own dramatic life, through its swift literary influence, to its use in ...  


What was Medieval and Renaissance medicine?

Medical News TodayMedical News Today - Nov 2, 2018
The Medieval Period, or Middle Ages, lasted from around 476 AD to 1453 AD, starting around the fall of the Western Roman Empire. After this came the start of the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery. In southern Spain, North Africa, and the Middle East ...  

Italian Renaissance

Renaissance Classicism

Jonah Jones's Introduction to Pontormo, Renaissance artist

The AustralianThe Australian - Jul 27, 2018
The normal rules of perspective and proportion associated with Renaissance classicism are distorted in Pontormo's pictures, in some instances to the point of near surrealism. Though earthy rather than ethereal, an example of Pontormo's radicalism is ...  

Early Netherlandish Painting

Van Eyck, una cella claustrale nel cuore di Manhattan

Il ManifestoIl Manifesto - Nov 3, 2018
Si trattava di una testimonianza assai ricercata della pittura settentrionale, ricondotta da Panofsky – sebbene erroneamente – a una rara collaborazione fra Van Eyck e Petrus Christus (nello studio seminale Early Netherlandish Painting del 1953) e ...  


The Church's Steve Kilbey to release 'Sydney Rococo'

Noise11Noise11 - Nov 7, 2018
“Sydney Rococo is my Sydney filtered thru lush orchestras and sighing voices. The summers the dreams the vegetation always pushing skywards. The inexorable rush of love and the deep chasm of loneliness. Songs about things that happened and things ...  


Amin Taha frustrated by resurgence of 'style wars'
Architects Journal - Nov 8, 2018

'That goes back through the generations whether it be Modernism, Gothic Revival, Beaux-Arts, Neoclassicism etc, and that is because art history, opinion-makers, critics, journalists have the motivation to categorise, to give meaning to things and that ...  

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