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Visual Arts


Peter Bugg Named Visual Arts Coordinator for City of Chandler

Phoenix New TimesPhoenix New Times - Apr 24, 2017
The City of Chandler has named Peter Bugg its visual arts coordinator. His responsibilities include overseeing the Chandler Arts Commission, Chandler Public Art, and Vision Gallery. Bugg started his new position on Monday, February 6. “I've been part ...  

Applied Art


Peace-making in the Peninsula; the first years of globalization

Manila BulletinManila Bulletin - Apr 23, 2017
... together the best elements of capitalism and socialism in a new applied art of governance, based on what works best for a particular society, and which could perhaps operate under the aegis of a liberal constitutional democracy committed to free ...  

Commercial Art


Fourth Annual Art on the Llano Estacado Show and Sale Set for April 29, 2017
EverythingLubbock.com - Apr 21, 2017

She studied both commercial art and art education at university level, trained with Froman Painting School, the Art Student's League's landscape, and Richard Schmid. Though she has established a reputation with her monumental sculptures, she first was ...  

Fine Art


Wadsworth's 36th Annual Fine Art & Flowers

NBC ConnecticutNBC Connecticut - Apr 17, 2017
Spring has sprung, and you can see it up close at the Wadsworth Atheneum's 36th Annual Fine Art & Flowers Exhibition. Florists, garden clubs, and interior designers from all over New England are showcasing their work from April 28-30 at the museum.  

Decorative Arts


Brooklyn Museum and Bard Announce American Decorative Arts Curatorial Program
Broadway World - Apr 20, 2017

The Brooklyn Museum and Bard Graduate Center announced today a collaborative, multiphase project aimed at rethinking the presentation and study of American decorative arts. Starting in fall 2017, Bard Graduate Center faculty and students and Brooklyn ...  

Performing Arts


UM's performing arts school receives $5M

The Detroit NewsThe Detroit News - Apr 22, 2017
UM's School of Music, Theatre & Dance has received a $5 million gift from two prolific philanthropists.  

Graffiti Art


Graffiti 'dying out' as kids dump spray cans for Instagram, Twitter etc

The RegisterThe Register - Apr 7, 2017
Young artists are putting down their spray cans for smartphones, and causing graffiti art to die off as a result. This according to researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University in England, who said that as Instagram and YouTube have become more ...  

Street Art


Granite grey gone: Aberdeen discovers its street art soul

STV NewsSTV News - Apr 23, 2017
The building has been granite grey for years, but thanks to a major street art festival it has been transformed by artistic duo Jasmin Siddiqui and Falk Lehmann, also known as Herakut. They were among 11 internationally acclaimed street artists invited ...  

Oil Painting


Energy ETF chart not a pretty oil painting
Times of India - Apr 21, 2017

... ** Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund falls to fresh 6-month low, and risk remains for greater decline on the charts. ** XLE now down as much as 14 pct from its late-Dec peak with this week's losses exacerbated by 6-pct slide in crude oil futures ...  

Watercolour Painting


Watercolour painting @ Queenswood, near Leominster

Herefordshire LiveHerefordshire Live - Apr 6, 2017
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust's artist-in-residence, Richard Bavin, will give a workshop in watercolour painting taking inspiration from the beautiful grounds of Queenswood Country Park. Participants will work outdoors in the morning, making rapid ...  

Pencil Drawing


Lake Travis senior pencil drawing earns top national art award

Austin American-StatesmanAustin American-Statesman - Apr 20, 2017
Lake Travis High School senior Elliot Ward is the first artist in the history of school district to win a coveted Scholastic Art and Writing National Gold Key for his highly realistic pencil drawing of vintage cameras. Elliot joins the ranks of ...  

Writing Poems


Door-To-Door Poet Touches Lives By Writing Poems And Delivering Them

NPRNPR - Apr 14, 2017
Every morning, poet Mathias Svalina rises early to bicycle around the city he's visiting to drop off dream poems to subscribers. He reads a poem he wrote for Morning Edition listeners. DAVID GREENE, HOST: You know, you can pretty much get anything ...  

Early Christian Art


From Orpheus To Jesus: The Trail Of The Good Shepherd

SwarajyaSwarajya - Apr 16, 2017
With these parallel elements of mythology, the early Christian art started depicting Jesus as Orpheus, the good shepherd – then a very famous attribute of one of the most popular Hellenistic worships of that period. Orphic mystery initiation was a ...  

Byzantine Art


Andy Warhol and Byzantine art: Warhol expert tells of painter's hidden inspiration

The Lafayette (blog)The Lafayette (blog) - Apr 14, 2017
On Tuesday, Thomas Kiedrowski, expert on Warhol, came to lecture on the artist's work (Photo courtesy of Flickr). Andy Warhol's iconically vibrant portraits have an unexpected inspiration: in Byzantine icons, according to Warhol expert Thomas Kiedrowski.  

Celtic Art


Ancient Celtic art uncovered in 'unique' gold hoard

Malay Mail OnlineMalay Mail Online - Mar 1, 2017
HO/Staffordshire County Council/AFP picLONDON, March 1 — Two amateur treasure hunters have uncovered a bracelet decorated with some of the earliest Celtic art ever found in Britain in a trove of gold jewellery revealed yesterday. Metal detectorists ...  

Romanesque Art


Barcelona day trips: Picasso's Catalonia
CNN - Apr 7, 2017

Catalan Romanesque art remained a constant source of inspiration for Picasso throughout his life. Although still relatively off-track, it's now much faster and easier to reach Gósol than in Picasso's time. You can even manage it as a day trip from ...  

Gothic Art


"Sacred art is always traditional": An interview with Daniel Mitsui

Catholic World ReportCatholic World Report - Apr 11, 2017
Gothic art is a summary of the sacred art of the preceding ages, put into order and expressed more clearly. Yet it looks very different from early medieval art; it is refined and gorgeous in a way that early medieval art is not. I do not think of ...  

Renaissance


Music from the Renaissance to the 21st century
NJ.com - Apr 21, 2017

Music at Bunker Hill presents vocal and instrumental music from the Renaissance to the 21st century on Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. Soprano Charlotte Mundy sings John Dowland's beautiful songs, "Time Stands Still" and "Weep You No More Sad Fountains" ...  

Italian Renaissance


Historic home renovation to open for tour

Ottawaherald.comOttawaherald.com - Apr 23, 2017
When the couple first entered the Italian Renaissance Revival style home, there was a bathtub hanging through a first-floor ceiling, the release said. “We could see daylight through one of the walls,” Eric Duderstadt, Cathy and Wayne's son, said in the ...  

Renaissance Classicism


EC Manfred designs APM building

Goulburn PostGoulburn Post - Dec 19, 2016
Every piece of sculptured stonework reflects Renaissance classicism with this almost symmetrical façade of fully arched windows upstairs but broken archways downstairs. The design has an interesting mixture of strong vertical elements but with equally ...  

Early Netherlandish Painting


Discovery: In the name of the father

Christie'sChristie's - Nov 20, 2015
'[Joos van Cleve] had a distinct and highly successful style, combining technical accomplishment in oil, inherited from the early-Netherlandish painting tradition, with a rich palette indebted to Northern Italian — especially Venetian — models ...  

Rococo


Rococo moving to S. Old Woodward
Downtown: Birmingham/Bloomfield news magazine - Mar 24, 2017

He said they will keep the Hamilton Rococo store, 327 Hamilton Row, open for a couple of months while Old Woodward undergoes its reconstruction this summer. "We're not excited about the road construction," Moeser acknowledged, noting they withstood ...  

Neoclassicism


Timeline: Neoclassicism

Vermont Public RadioVermont Public Radio - Dec 20, 2016
Neoclassicism in music emerged as a counter-reaction to atonalism. It is defined as a return to conventional form, genre, and practice; a deliberate imitation of earlier styles especially those of the 18th century. Neoclassicism is marked by concise ...  

 
 
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