Monthly Archives: January 2013

A picture of health: art’s warts-and-all view of doctors

It was a gift for his syphilis treatment. Mantuan court painter Lorenzo Costa painted his doctor Battista Fiera as payment for bringing him back to good health. Like the image of Doctor Girolamo Fracastoro, newly attributed to Titian when it … Continue reading

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Entrants favour landscapes

Landscapes again feature prominently among entries for the annual Aspiring Art Prize, which will be judged on Friday evening. ”Landscapes are always well represented because … if you live in Otago and you’re an artist, it’s a bitArticle source: http://www.odt.co.nz/news/queenstown-lakes/241866/entrants-favour-landscapes

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100 years of Mystic as muse

The riverside nook the Mystic Arts Center overlooks seems indelible to those who know Mystic. This venerable organization gives off an air of elegance, history and unruffled permanence. And while this is all true – the Mystic Arts Center turns … Continue reading

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‘Photo-realist’ works in spotlight

The “photo-realist” drawings of Delta-based artist Rain Longson are the focus of the next Thursday Artist Talk at Surrey Art Gallery. On Jan. 10 starting at 7: 30 p.m., Longson will talk about her transition from graphic designer to visual … Continue reading

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True Art, or pretentious Pseudo Art? A sickness before the art world’s real …

True Art, or pretentious Pseudo Art? A sickness before the art world’s real Masters.Date Published: 2013-01-08 – Time: 05:41:37 Are you settling for artistic expression or involved with actual artwork? Today everyone is an artist if they pick up some … Continue reading

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Capital outing for the Cornish workers immortalised in paint

The arrival in Newlyn of well-heeled “foreigners” armed with paint-boxes and easels during the 1880s must have been an unnerving experience for local people. Their fey ways, affluent lifestyles and insistence on capturing on canvas the everyday lives of villagers … Continue reading

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Looking at Landscape: Pastoral to Present via Turner and Newlyn at Gallery …

Gallery Oldham’s eclectic collection, ranging from works by JMW Turner and members of Cornwall’s famous Newlyn School to local landscape interpreters and abstract painters of the mid-20th century, makes for an exhibition of favourites and rarities here. Five of them … Continue reading

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Your guide to winter shows at Bay Area museums

Winter is a great time to trade the rain, cold, frost and gloomy skies for the light, color and stimulation of current exhibits in Bay Area’s museums. There’s almost always a cafe and museum shop as well. There are big … Continue reading

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Realism win a reality for Joy in International Art Contest

Story Tools var addthis_config = { services_compact: ‘favorites, email, facebook, twitter, buzz’, services_exclude: ‘print’ } Tweet Joy Flemming has won third place in an international art competition. Photo Vicki Wood / Caboolture News Vicki Wood A PAINTING for her father … Continue reading

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John Chamberlain Confluences My Favourite Show Of The Year – Review

LONDON ART NETWORK ArtLyst is the most comprehensive art information website in London. It was created to distribute up to date contemporary art news, events, exhibitions, fairs and auctions. We focus on new and emerging art, including pop-up and temporary … Continue reading

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