Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bonhams to sell rare paintings by leading modern Chinese artist purged during …

LONDON.- A dozen works by Lin Fengmian (1900 -1991), a painter considered a pioneer of modern Chinese painting best known for blending Chinese and Western painting styles features in Bonhams next Chinese Art sale on May 16th in London. The … Continue reading

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What is a masterpiece?

What is a masterpiece? Details Category: Life Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 18:56 Written by Samito Jalbuena / the.beast@zoho.com Normal 0 false false false EN-PH X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; … Continue reading

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As Money Props Up Art World, Prospects Are Mixed

Much of the several trillion dollars printed at the behest of the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman — and trillions more in other currencies printed by his peers at central banks around the world — has made its way into stock … Continue reading

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About Tonight: April 29, 2013

Photo by wolfkann ANNIVERSARY PARTY: Happy 3rd anniversary, Dodge City! Help the U Street bar (917 U Street NW) celebrate tonight with $4 DC Brau beers and 13th Street Meats on the grill. 8:00 p.m. DANCE: Dance Metro DC’s mission … Continue reading

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Hudson River Schooling – Wall Street Journal

By RALPH GARDNER JR. New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT Thomas Cole’s ‘The Clove, Catskills’ (1827) My summer plans are set: I’m going to follow the Hudson River School Art Trail. Actually, it’s not quite as ambitious … Continue reading

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STILL LIFE: A trim for charity

Yesterday at 7:36 PM STILL LIFE: A trim for charity By David Leaming Staff Photographer Students, staff  and members of the public  supported Temple Academy 7th grade student Becca Leavitt by having stylists shave, sculpt and bead their hair at … Continue reading

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Tones of character

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE Ellen Lefrak at work in her studio in Dooncastle, Westport. Tones of character InterviewCiara Moynihan Like the music of the jazz artists she paints, her work is full of bold, confidently asserted tones that could clash, but somehow don’t. … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist

Fine artist and educator Dmitri Wright, a 30-year resident of Greenwich, is holding a one-man exhibition now through July 7, “Impressions of Light” at the Weir Farm National Historic Site, in Wilton, the former home of a leading figure of … Continue reading

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Preview: Illuminaughty Bank Holiday Extravaganza – Skiddle.com

Since its inception in 2006, Illuminaughty has grown in size and stature to become one of the largest club nights in Manchester. From humble beginnings at the Zoo Club , with audiences reaching just shy of 300 people, to current … Continue reading

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New Order – a Survey of British Art Today, Saatchi gallery: A unique best of …

James Capper is as much an inventor as he is an artist, and that’s always been something of a problem for him. Capper makes useless machines, like one resembling a giant yellow praying mantis that lurches and sputters over the … Continue reading

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