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Visual Arts

What's up this week in Charlotte's visual arts?

Charlotte ObserverCharlotte Observer - Sep 17, 2018
Visit Hodges Taylor Gallery for the opening of “MAKE/SHIFT: Rachel Meginnes + Thomas Schmidt” 6-8 p.m. Sept. 21. This exhibition is the first for both artists at the gallery, and pairs Meginnes' textiles with Schmidt's ceramics. Both artists have an ...  

Applied Art

Judy claims fine art title at exhibition

The Flinders NewsThe Flinders News - Sep 17, 2018
Exhibition winners: Fine art. Judy Elliott-Maddison. Junior fine art. Emily Biddell. Photography. Dagmar Adams. Sculpture. Tony Scown. Applied art. Janice Neudegg. Fibre art. Ken Fischer. Photo from my phone. Sara Raison. Patchwork/quilting. Julie Nettle.  

Commercial Art

Chelmsford Art Society to hold watercolor demonstration

Wicked LocalWicked Local - Sep 18, 2018
The Chelmsford Art Society will meet for a watercolor demonstration by Byron Carr at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts, 1A North Road, Chelmsford. Carr attended Vesper George School of Art in Boston, where he studied commercial art.  

Fine Art

Around the Town podcast: Edwards Place Fine Art Fair

The State Journal-RegisterThe State Journal-Register - Sep 13, 2018
This weekend is the 30th annual Edwards Place Fine Art Fair held by the Springfield Art Association. We bring on Betsy Dollar, executive director of the SAA, to talk about the fair and a new program called Kid Picks, which is designed to get children ...  

Decorative Arts

Auction Preview: Decorative Arts at Leonard Joel, Melbourne, Sept 17

What: ​Decorative Arts. Where: Leonard Joel, 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra, 3141 Melbourne, Victoria. When: September 17; 06.30 pm AEST. Top lots of the sale: - A Fine Sterling Silver And Malachite Ink Stand By Julius Schomburgk, Retailed By ...  

Performing Arts

Southwestern College Breaks Ground on Performing Arts Center

NBC 7 San DiegoNBC 7 San Diego - Sep 11, 2018
Southwestern College began construction on two new projects Monday, including a $53 million Performing Arts Center that will serve as the gateway to the South Bay community college campus. Together, the two buildings will cost nearly $70 million.  

Graffiti Art

Ford Fund commissions graffiti art from Michigan Central Station

Crain's Detroit BusinessCrain's Detroit Business - Sep 11, 2018
The Ford Motor Co. Fund commissioned Corktown jewelry maker Rebel Nell to create a collection from flecked Michigan Central Station graffiti paint.  

Street Art

Are street art mini models worth moolah?

Coeur d'Alene PressCoeur d'Alene Press - Sep 12, 2018
The miniature pieces big enough for table decorations, or for the bookshelf, are small models of street art. They're used by artists pitching their ideas to the city's Arts Commission. Despite being adored, cherished and esteemed, the city wants to ...  

Oil Painting

Eagle's Nest offers evening oil painting classes
Rochelle News Leader - Sep 15, 2018

OREGON — The Eagle's Nest Art Group is offering an oil painting class taught by Carol Ubben. There will be six two-hour sessions on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. beginning on Oct. 9 through Nov. 13. The cost is $30 for 12 hours of instruction. The ...  

Watercolour Painting

Cultures from around the world to be shared in Kingston

The Kingston Whig-StandardThe Kingston Whig-Standard - Sep 6, 2018
The second new workshop is watercolour painting with fellow local artist Ella Gonzales. The workshop will be a play on traditional batik wax-resistant dyeing process used on clothes. “I'm translating this into a watercolour workshop using wax materials ...  

Pencil Drawing

Earliest pencil drawing is from 70000BC

The TimesThe Times - Sep 13, 2018
Archaeologists have identified what they say is the earliest known drawing. Found in the Blombos Cave archaeological site in South Africa, it pushes back the first known use of a pencil or crayon-type device by some 30,000 years to about 70,000 years ago.  

Writing Poems

Watch: iKON's BI Moves “Running Man” Cast By Writing Relatable Poem About The Show

soompisoompi - Sep 9, 2018
Each guest had to write a special skill that they have, and B.I wrote that he was confident in writing poems. He explained, “It's because I write a lot of lyrics.” He then revealed that he had actually written a poem for “Running Man,” and he proceeded ...  

Early Christian Art

5 Painters who depicted the Last Judgment

Aleteia ENAleteia EN - Aug 17, 2018
The Last Judgment has fascinated Western artists since the onset of Christianity. In early Christian art, pictures of the Last Judgment often include the return of Christ as a judge, weighing the deeds of souls and sorting them between saved and damned.  

Byzantine Art

Landmark Armenian exhibition to open at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

Panorama.amPanorama.am - Sep 19, 2018
He reminded that the exhibition is curated by Dr. Evans, the distinguished Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and acclaimed scholar of Armenian art. Director at Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan informed ...  

Celtic Art

Celtic Art: A local tradition

Wellsville Daily ReporterWellsville Daily Reporter - Sep 13, 2018
ANDOVER — An exhibit in Andover from Sept. 21-29 will display locally produced Celtic art and design from the past 50 years. “We were Celtic before Celtic was cool!” says William “Scotty” MacCrea. MacCrea was the art teacher at Andover Central School ...  

Romanesque Art

Lost Norse of Greenland fuelled the medieval ivory trade, ancient walrus DNA suggests

HeritageDailyHeritageDaily - Aug 17, 2018
The heyday of the walrus ivory trade saw the material used for exquisitely carved items during Europe's Romanesque art period. The church produced much of this, with major ivory workshops in ecclesiastical centres such as Canterbury, UK. Ivory games ...  

Gothic Art

A Guide To Milan: The City Divided By Red And Blue

Outlook IndiaOutlook India - Sep 11, 2018
While the city became an important centre of Gothic art and architecture, with the Milan Cathedral being the most renowned, the most popular attraction in Milan remains the San Siro. The 80,000 capacity stadium is a footballing temple shared by both ...  


China Renaissance Seeks Up to $377 Million in Hong Kong IPO

BloombergBloomberg - Sep 13, 2018
Alipay and Snow Lake Capital have each committed to purchase about $50 million of stock in China Renaissance's offering, according to the terms. LGT Group, a private bank and asset management company owned by the Liechtenstein royal family, has ...  

Italian Renaissance

In the Italian Renaissance, Wealthy Patrons Used Art for Power

ArtsyArtsy - Aug 20, 2018
While centuries of scholars have parsed the meanings and symbols within. Italian Renaissance. artworks and architecture, their mere existence also testifies to the era's power structures and distribution of wealth. The very act of commissioning an ...  

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

Must-see Museums in New York

Arts and Collections InternationalArts and Collections International - Sep 17, 2018
Extraordinary temporary exhibitions are frequent and future collections include works by Sidney R. Knafel, Luigi Valadier and Moroni. From September, The Frick will also be reuniting two masterpieces of early Netherlandish painting commissioned by the ...  


European-inspired food abounds at Le Petit Rococo

Star2.comStar2.com - Sep 7, 2018
Tucked in a quiet corner just outside Starhill Gallery's Feast Village is Le Petit Rococo. The eatery occupies an impossibly tiny space reminiscent of the hole-in-the-wall joints you might chance upon in Melbourne or Paris. On the wide pavement outside ...  


The Discourse of Neoclassicism

The UCSB CurrentThe UCSB Current - May 11, 2018
Franko, a world-renowned performance theorist, will speak on “Serge Lifar and the Interwar Dance Discourses of Neoclassicism (1930-1939).” His talk is set for Monday, May 14, at 4 p.m. in the studio theater in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building.  

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