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French impressionist who went to war for his art

Claude Monet (1840-1926) is such a popular artist today that it’s hard to imagine him striving for recognition as a young painter, and even harder to imagine an art world without the French Impressionism – even the term derives from his painting, Impression: Soleil Levant. Born in Paris, his family moved to Le Havre when […]

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Kamwathi’s art harmonizes with the soulful rhythms of our time

Art Kamwathi’s art harmonizes with the soulful rhythms of our time Friday, March 11, 2022 Peterson Kamwathi’s study for ‘Dunia Wiki Hii II’ at the Onne Off Gallery in Nairobi on March 5. PICTURE | MARGARETTE WA GACHERU | NMG By MARGARETTA WA GACHERUMore from this author Summary Kamwathi experiments and innovates using many techniques […]

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The Mexican Embassy hosts the “Trajectories” of the art icon Manuel Felguerez

One of Manuel Felguerez’s abstract compositions. Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer The Embassy of Mexico is currently hosting the eighth art exhibition hosted on its premises. Entitled “Trajectories”, it presents eleven masterpieces by the Mexican artist Manuel Felguerez. It runs until March 27. Felguerez was a visual artist, pioneer and a major figure in abstract art […]

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‘A Form of Self-Love’: From Fan Art to Self-Portraits, HMC Student Art Exhibit Highlights Multifaceted Depictions of Women

“Studies of Women” by artist Waverly Wang HM ’23 was exhibited at the Sprague Gallery at Harvey Mudd College in February. (Anna Choi • Student Life) Movement and femininity filled the Sprague Gallery at Harvey Mudd College as “Waverly Wang – Women’s Studies” took center stage last February. Facing the courtyard of the Shanahan Center, […]

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Professor Bolton and Minneapolis College of Art and Design professor discuss visual culture and cosplay – The Williams Record

Professor Bolton and Professor Emeritus of Minneapolis College during a discussion on fashion, subculture and cosplay. (Photo courtesy of WCMA.) Professor of Comparative and Japanese Literature Christopher Bolton and Professor Emeritus of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Frenchy Lunning discussed the role of fandom and fashion in shaping culture and identity during a […]

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The duo Zim prepare for a “transhistorical” art exhibition at the Venice Biennale

By personal writer Two Zimbabwean artists, Portia Zvavahera and Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, have been nominated among 213 artists to participate in this year’s edition of the Venice Biennale, the world’s largest art exhibition. The artists, from 58 countries around the world, will participate in the exhibition which will take place from April 23 to November 27 […]

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The Outer Banks Voice – Winners Selected at Frank Stick Art Show

Winners selected at the Frank Stick Art Show By Outer Banks Voice on January 31, 2022 Taylor Williams, winner of the Eure Best In Show 2022 award, with her oil painting ‘Prevail’. (Photo courtesy of Dare County Arts Council.) Dare County Arts Council The 44th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Exhibit opened at the Dare […]

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Pisa Alternative Art Tour

Pisa’s main art and exhibition center, Palazzo Blu, takes its name from the striking pastel hue of the 13th-century building along the lungarno Gambacorti. Originally called Palazzo Giuli Rosselmini Gualandi, the facade acquired its singular hue in the 1700s at a time when great Italian artists were projecting imposing architecture in St. Petersburg and the […]

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The 59th Armonk Outdoor Art Exhibition returns to the field!

The 59th Armonk Outdoor Art Exhibition returns to the grounds Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain or shine Explore the fabulous fine arts and crafts of 160 juror artists, enjoy family activities and a great selection of food and drink in a beautiful park. Security measures have […]