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Visual Arts

Maroochy Music & Visual Arts Festival Announce Their Stacked ...

JunkeeJunkee - May 15, 2017
Maroochy Music & Visual Arts Festival may only be in its third year, but the boutique event has already established itself as one of the best on the calendar.  

Applied Art

The Applied Art of Acting Interview with David Scott

The Irish Film Television NetworkThe Irish Film Television Network - May 16, 2017
The three-month training initiative is currently accepting applications for new students of all levels of experience. IFTN asked David a few questions to help offer some insight and tips for anybody considering or wanting to learn more about the ...  

Commercial Art

New exhibits feature classic designs, 'commercial' art

Marin Independent JournalMarin Independent Journal - May 10, 2017
New exhibits feature classic designs, 'commercial' art. Ettore Sotsass and Perry A. King's Valentine Portable Typewriter and Case — designed for Olivetti in 1969 — are on view in “Creativity on the Line” at the Cantor Arts Center. (LA County Museum ...  

Fine Art

Five places to actually find fine art at Art-a-Whirl
Minneapolis Star Tribune - May 18, 2017

Art-a-Whirl isn't for every art person. Despite the 600-plus artists showing across 50 northeast Minneapolis locations, a lot of it is hit or miss. This lil' guide guarantees you'll catch some fine art and not, er, just drunk people wandering from ...  

Decorative Arts

Brooklyn Museum and Bard Announce American Decorative Arts Curatorial Program
Broadway World - Apr 21, 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

Mary J. Blige coming to Shea's Performing Arts Center August 4

WKBW-TVWKBW-TV - May 15, 2017
Hide Caption. Previous Next. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Another music artist has announced a Buffalo performance as the summer concert season gets ready to begin. Mary J. Blige will be coming to Shea's Performing Arts Center on Friday, August 4 at 8 p.m..  

Graffiti Art

Preserving New York's History of Graffiti Art

TIMETIME - Apr 20, 2017
New York City in the 1970s and '80s was very different than the city today. Not only were cars, signs and clothing styles a time capsule of the era, but the city looked different: it was covered in graffiti. To get an idea, watch the 1983 film Wild ...  

Street Art

The Haus, Berlin's Buzziest Street Art Exhibit, Is About to Disappear

Condé Nast TravelerCondé Nast Traveler - May 22, 2017
This is The Haus, Berlin's most talked-about street art exhibition, set to be torn down by bulldozers and wrecking balls this month. Before Cologne-based developers Pandion convert the structure into a condo-and-retail building in August, they've ...  

Oil Painting

Painter-instructor to lead workshop on oil painting

Stowe TodayStowe Today - May 18, 2017
Nationally known painter and instructor Douglas David will present an intensive three-day oil painting workshop June 19-21 at the Bryan Memorial Gallery in Jeffersonville. David has exhibited his work and held workshops in southern Vermont, but this is ...  

Watercolour Painting

Jones just loves watercolour painting

Sault StarSault Star - Apr 25, 2017
Jones is hopeful her grandchildren will eventually be interested in those art books, mostly dealing with watercolour painting, she picked up nearly a decade ago. “They certainly are creative and have that potential,” said Jones. If so, they can carry ...  

Pencil Drawing

Willard Gayheart "August Moon" Pencil Drawing

Mandolin CafeMandolin Cafe - May 19, 2017
"An original drawing by area pencil artist Willard Gayheart has been reproduced in a limited edition of seventy prints to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the annual Galax Old Time Fiddlers' Convention". Collectible pencil drawing limited ...  

Writing Poems

Unpacking the Razorblade Suitcase: 21 Years of Complicated Love for Bush

TheStranger.comTheStranger.com - May 24, 2017
Twenty years have passed since that time the CD lived between my Discman and the stereo of the bedroom where I spent all my after-school hours reading magazines, writing poems, and perfecting my tiny worksheet drawings of cell reproduction. Five days a ...  

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

Sidebar: 'Icon Hunter'
The Washington Diplomat - May 8, 2017

After being offered the chance to buy a treasured Cypriot icon, Hadjitofi teamed up with an unsavory and fairly unreliable Dutch art dealer with a broad knowledge of Byzantine art to bust a Turkish art trafficker in Munich, with the help of law ...  

Celtic Art

2017 Australian Celtic Festival in Glen Innes
Glen Innes Examiner - May 5, 2017

The Triquetra Achievement Award goes to someone who has demonstrated a high level of achievement in their field be it performance, Celtic art, linguistics, education, history, event development or staging, marketing or administration. In 2016 it was ...  

Romanesque Art

A bottomless repository of culture: on illuminated Medieval manuscripts

Art NewspaperArt Newspaper - May 11, 2017
It could even be said to have acted as a precursor to the development of new strategies for investigating works of art in the same way that Hanns Swarzenzki's extraordinary (and largely textless book) Monuments of Romanesque Art (1954) allowed the ...  

Gothic Art

Medieval art is relatable today, even out of context

National Catholic ReporterNational Catholic Reporter - Apr 22, 2017
The works reflect the transition from the Romanesque period's formality, severity, austerity and symmetry to the more naturalistic and humanistic representation of human figures in Gothic art. The three Marys serve as values on a historical line upon ...  


Jack Of All Trades, Master of All? What Today's Renaissance Leaders Need To Succeed

ForbesForbes - May 23, 2017
The Renaissance Leader's World. Let's outline the world today. 1. Globalization: Once a revolutionary concept, globalization is now widely accepted. Increased global outlooks and the velocity of international exchange present a landscape in which ...  

Italian Renaissance

Italian Renaissance Faire delights senses in Vallejo

Vallejo Times HeraldVallejo Times Herald - May 7, 2017
Panteloné played by Brian Mathis is carried across the stage during a performance of the Commedia al Dente at Carnevale Fantastico in Blue Rock Springs Park on Saturday. The festival continues on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Chris Riley — Times- ...  

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 ...  


Bluesy singer Beth Hart to play the Rococo | Entertainment ...

Lincoln Journal StarLincoln Journal Star - May 16, 2017
Blues guitar wizard Jon Bonamassa is already booked for Pinewood Bowl later this summer (Aug. 20). A month after he headlines there, the Rococo Theatre will ...  


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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