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Visual Arts


Performing And Visual Arts Magnet School Is Awarded A Grant For The Lion King Jr.
Patch.com - Oct 18, 2017

MOUNT VERNON, NY - From The Mount Vernon City School District: The Mount Vernon City School District's Performing and Visual Arts Magnet School was recently awarded a national grant to produce The Lion King Jr. The Lion King Experience Grant ...  

Applied Art


Outstanding BC Applied Artists and Designers Honoured with Awards
GlobeNewswire (press release) - Sep 22, 2017

VANCOUVER, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The British Columbia Achievement Foundation announced today the recipients of the 2017 Carter Wosk BC Creative Achievement Awards for Applied Art and Design. “Creative innovation is a ...  

Commercial Art


Lake Forest Artist Opens Downtown Lake Bluff Art Studio

Patch.comPatch.com - Oct 17, 2017
Holdsworth's Whitehead Studios Lake Bluff location, which opened last month at 31 E. Center Ave., offers a chance to commission or customize unique commercial art for your home, while also giving visitors a chance to see a variety of fine art creations.  

Fine Art


bergen welcomes snøhetta-designed faculty of fine art, music and design

DesignboomDesignboom - Oct 12, 2017
multidisciplinary architecture firm snøhetta has completed the new faculty of fine art, music and design (KMD) at the university of bergen in norway — the second largest cultural building in the city after the 1,500-seat grieg concert hall. the firm's ...  

Decorative Arts


Art notes: New exhibitions, accolades for Kent State professors

Akron Beacon JournalAkron Beacon Journal - Oct 20, 2017
... are now being accepted by the Fitch Foundation, which supports professionals in historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, materials conservation, decorative arts, architectural design and history, and ...  

Performing Arts


Performing arts center dedicated | News | tdtnews.com

Temple Daily TelegramTemple Daily Telegram - Oct 14, 2017
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor invited the public to tour its new arts facility after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.  

Graffiti Art


At a Beacon Hill Warehouse Slated for Demolition, Graffiti Art Reigns Supreme

TheStranger.comTheStranger.com - Sep 28, 2017
The closing show for Dozer's Warehouse is this Saturday. Photo includes work by CREWL and Izzy. AC. Walking through Beacon Hill these days, you'll see a lot of buildings that look like they're not long for this world - soon to fall under the hands of ...  

Street Art


From subculture to pop culture, the changing nature of Australia's street art

ABC OnlineABC Online - Oct 20, 2017
Nowhere is the increasing popularity of street art more apparent than in Australia's regional cities and towns. What started out as a subculture among disenfranchised youth in urban areas, has now evolved into a street art movement that it is one of ...  

Oil Painting


Bayou art festival draws people from all walks of life

Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle - Oct 16, 2017
"I wanted to do something to stand out, so I started cutting colors out of magazines and arranging them by hue and tone to create the illusion of oil painting," said Crawford, lifting a large frame to reveal the thousands of scraps of print that make ...  

Watercolour Painting


Hinkson launches book of watercolours

Trinidad NewsTrinidad News - Oct 5, 2017
The painting, juxtaposed with John Sell Cotman's The Drop-Gate (1805, was a fitting beginning to a lecture that focused on the internationalism of watercolour painting and the making of a Caribbean painter.) The year 1805 notably also marked the first ...  

Pencil Drawing


Eleanor Tomlinson and the stars of Loving Vincent reveal their own painting talents

Radio TimesRadio Times - Oct 13, 2017
I like to think that I'm quite artistic – I like pencil drawing more than actually painting and love sculpting and silhouettes. I got bored recently on a job and started making papier-mâché heads, which was great fun. I grew up seeing the Peak District ...  

Writing Poems


Meet Disha Chhabra: A product manager who has authored three books

Economic TimesEconomic Times - Oct 18, 2017
"I had been writing poems and short stories as a kid. So whenever I come across a story that needs to be told, penning it down comes naturally," said Chhabra, 34, a self-taught writer. The first inspiration struck when she was doing a management ...  

Early Christian Art


30 Ways to Celebrate the Arts – A Guide to Local Shows, October Through February

Toledo City PaperToledo City Paper - Sep 15, 2017
... Drawn from Classicism: Modern Artists' Books (through Dec. 10) and Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists (through March 18). On Nov. 18, view Late Roman masterpieces during Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art (through Feb.  

Byzantine Art


Ararat-Eskijian Museum and NAASR to Present a Talk by Dr. Helen C. Evans

Asbarez Armenian NewsAsbarez Armenian News - Oct 13, 2017
Dr. Helen C. Evans is the Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Previously she co-curated the Morgan Library and Museum's 1994 exhibition, “Treasures in Heaven: Armenian Illuminated Manuscripts.” At the ...  

Celtic Art


'I throw heavy stuff': Welcome to Seaside Highland Games in Ventura

Ventura County StarVentura County Star - Oct 13, 2017
“It's a Scottish Celtic festival with all phases of Celtic art, lifestyle, music, food and entertainment,” said coordinator John E. Lowry, of Chatsworth. “The athletic competitions are pretty exciting — people especially love to see the big guys ...  

Romanesque Art


Falling back in love with the Spanish mainland

The London EconomicThe London Economic - Oct 4, 2017
Barcelona also is home to several museums, including the National Museum of Art of Catalonia, holding a well-known collection of Romanesque art. But it's not just Barcelona that has all the sites, Tossa de Mar's 12th century castle looks out over the ...  

Gothic Art


Gothic Art of Spiš and Liptov on visit to Bratislava

The Slovak SpectatorThe Slovak Spectator - Oct 11, 2017
The current exhibition at the national gallery focuses on an unknown master of art from the Middle Ages, who is known only by the style of his work. The exhibition needed detective work to trace down and piece together parts of his art that no longer ...  

Renaissance


Luxurious, Terrifying Visions of Death in Renaissance Memento Mori

HyperallergicHyperallergic - Oct 16, 2017
BRUNSWICK, Maine — The first object visitors encounter in The Ivory Mirror: The Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is a strand of prayer beads culminating with a three-faced carving. On one side is a man, ...  

Italian Renaissance


Italian Renaissance art thrown in when you book Shanghai five-star hotel

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Oct 6, 2017
What is it? A five-star art hotel. “Aren't they all,” I hear you ask, but this one has a museum attached. Until December 23, the Himalayas Museum is showing more than 400 pieces of Italian Renaissance art, furniture and tapestries, including works by ...  

Renaissance Classicism


What's behind Modigliani's Trademark Portrait Style?

ArtsyArtsy - Aug 29, 2017
... art with Cycladic art and Renaissance Classicism. Amedeo Modigliani, Jeanne Hébuterne with Yellow Sweater, 1918-19. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, By gift 37.533. Image provided by Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation/Art Resource, New York.  

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 ...  

Rococo


Exciting children's play structure could be built at historic Painswick Rococo Garden

Stroud News and JournalStroud News and Journal - Oct 6, 2017
Painswick Rococo Garden which is a designated charity was designed in the 1740s but restored during the 1980s. It has been enjoyed by many people over the years but now the charity is hoping to expand the garden's appeal to younger families. Therefore ...  

Neoclassicism


Spokeswoman: US exit of UNESCO won't impact Monticello

The Daily ProgressThe Daily Progress - Oct 13, 2017
“With these buildings, Thomas Jefferson made a significant contribution to Neoclassicism, the 18th-century movement that adapted the forms and details of classical architecture to contemporary buildings.” [The Daily Progress news app keeps you up-to-date.  

 
 
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