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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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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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Graduate Student Uses Undervalued Art Forms to Create Meaningful Art

Nehemiah Cisneros’ art bursts with an engaging aesthetic. As a graduate student in fine arts, he said he was influenced by undervalued art forms such as tattoo art, graffiti and pop surrealism. Although he draws inspiration from many things, Cisneros said he was mostly inspired by the artists from the 90s superhero comics he grew […]

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Presentation of black artists at the Rose Art Museum

Presentation of black artists at the Rose Art Museum The museum’s curatorial team is dedicated to amplifying diverse and marginalized voices as a form of radical storytelling. Installation view, re:collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, June 25, 2021–June 2, 2024. Photo by Mel Taing. Courtesy of Rose Art […]

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Contemporary Iranian art that doesn’t shy away from politics

Aesthetically compelling and content-rich exhibits are a rare treat. Rebel, Buffoon, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians features 23 artists from the collection of Mohammed Afkhami, a Swiss-born Iranian financier and philanthropist based between Dubai, Switzerland, and London. Curated by Fereshteh Daftari, the exhibition was originally hosted by the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, then traveled to […]

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8 Beautiful San Antonio Art Exhibits to Fall in Love With This Month

February is a good month to be bewitched, smitten and delighted. And even if it’s not with the perfect Prince/Princess Charming, these San Antonio art exhibits – showcasing a variety of impressive works in video and photography, figurative and surrealist arts, American modernism, fashion, fibers and textiles – will dazzle and delight, inform and entertain, […]

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What is Cloissonnism? Learn more about this post-impressionist style of art

The 19th century was a time of significant change in the art world. In the 1870s, the Impressionists rejected the fine arts (“fine arts”) in favor of depictions of fleeting moments inspired by light. This innovative style eventually gave way to its successor, Post-Impressionism, which found its roots in color rather than light. One of […]

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Art historians turn to TikTok to shake up the narrative

In May 2021, Australian art historian and TikToker Mary McGillivray went viral for using her knowledge of visual geometry to demystify a claim as Eurovision winners Måneskin snorted cocaine in the green room. In her clip on the video-sharing app, she used her background in Renaissance art to map angles and prove singer Damiano David’s […]

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Art Galleries: Resident Studio Artists Featured in Windsor |

Note to readers: COVID-19 has caused some events to be canceled or postponed. Before attending an event in person, call ahead or check online to see if it will still be taking place. WINDSOR — The Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St., will feature works by resident studio artists at Windsor Station in an exhibition […]

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Artistic trends 2022: What will be the impact of the policy on the European artistic scenes?

When it comes to election slogans and winning policies, art and culture rarely figure high on the political agenda. While those in the arts Often lament the feeling of being politically out of sight, out of mind, the flip side is that too much government attention can quickly start to be suffocating. The right-wing governments […]

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‘Visva-Bharatiyan’ PE Thomas, genius who feared glory | Art and culture

The tranquility on the campus of Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan, Calcutta, which turns 100 on December 23, 2021, provided the answer to our question: how did a sculptor of unprecedented creativity manage to avoid the limelight and live a “quiet” life for years to come? It seems the silence in college must have taught world-class […]

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When art and medicine meet

During major rounds in 1998, Irwin M. Braverman, MD ’55, HS ’56, professor of dermatology, realized that residents could offer fuller descriptions of what they observed on their patients. “It occurred to me that if I asked them to describe an object they had no knowledge of at all, like a painting, they wouldn’t know […]

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State of the Art and Criticism – The New Indian Express

One of the most important ideas that reshaped the concept of art in its post-modern manifestations was the refutation of the celebrated artist as a prophet. The artist-prophet was placed at the center of a certain type of worship practice that dominated 20th-century modern art. It is by exploiting this religious practice that the art […]

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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 […]

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Assertionnism art style master Rene Robles dies aged 71 – Manila Bulletin

Famous Filipino painter Ireneo “Rene” Robles passed away on September 13, 2021 at the age of 71. Rene Robles (Photo from the Art of Rene Robles Facebook page) Born April 12, 1950 in Lucena City, Quezon Province, René was a famous artist who began his journey in the 1970s. He honed his creative skills by […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 19

Mary Cassatt-Becoming a Freelance Artist Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional artistic mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, to go ahead and explore a second famous pastellist – Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera from Venice which has already been discussed at length was the first.) […]

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Bisa Butler: The Shared Gifts of Influence

Resilience and perseverance, these are the traits that Bisa Butler emphasizes when she contemplates the artists who have inspired her the most: artists like Loïs Mailou Jones and Alma Thomas, as well as Amy Sherald. Through Erica Warren Resilience and perseverance are also characteristics that Butler herself has demonstrated and repeatedly examines in her work. […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 18

Mary Cassatt-The Early Years Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional art mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, moving forward after reviewing the major moments in the use of these special media through the latter part of the 19th century, we explore a second famous […]

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In a new exhibition, John Oyedemi questions the appreciation of art | The Guardian Nigeria News

For Dr John Oyedemi, his next solo, titled Talking Canvases, which runs from March 27 to April 3, 2021 at Alexis Galleries, Victoria Island, Lagos, is a movement from start to finish. During the Alexis artists’ residency in 2018, which gave rise to a collective exhibition, Oyedemi discreetly unveiled the new period of his art […]

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Traveling exhibit brings new concept of art appreciation to Springfield museums

A traveling art exhibit has been established in western Massachusetts that uses 21st The technology of the century to showcase the 19 most famous in the worlde Painter of the century. During the ‘Van Gogh for All’ exhibition at the Springfield Museums D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, visitors can stand in front of a blue […]

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RoGallery National Fine Arts Appreciation Day October 25

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY, Oct. 17, 2018 / PRNewswire / – RoGallery.com Announces Launch of National Fine Arts Appreciation Day, to be celebrated on that of Pablo Picasso birthday of 25 october. RoGallery will offer free shipping on all artwork sold to commemorate the day. This day was created to give everyone a day to […]

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The Onondaga Art Guild fosters a welcoming atmosphere for the appreciation of art

Watercolor. Oil. Acrylic. Sculptures. For art lovers in Syracuse, or for anyone who is generally curious, the Onondaga Art Guild exhibit and sale of artwork is a place to explore local creativity. Visitors can expect a range of works of art created by members of the Onondaga Art Guild, a group of artists who meet […]