Monthly Archives: June 2013

Japanese Art and Impressionism: Monet Adored Ukiyo-e

Japanese Art and Impressionism: Monet Adored Ukiyo-e  Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times      Claude Monet was very important within French Impressionism and despite new artistic movements like Cubism and Fauvism altering the artistic landscape, he remained firmly committed to … Continue reading

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At MOCCA, Modern Lovers: Louise Bourgeois and David Armstrong Six run to …

The product of that longing is now on display at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, and it is a haunting, moving thing. Step into the gallery, which has eschewed its typically white walls for a warm, welcoming taupe, and … Continue reading

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Ebensburg artist to exhibit works in Cambria City – The Tribune

JOHNSTOWN — For more than 30 years, Kathleen Kase Burk of Ebensburg compiled an enviable body of realistic drawings. However, in her newest exhibition titled “From There to Here,” which will be on display at the Bottle Works Ethnic Art … Continue reading

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Wayne Thiebaud examines a still life

One lender is Wayne Thiebaud, the 92-year-old master of hand-painted Pop famous for his candy-colored richly textured images of pies, cakes and ice-cream treats. He loaned a Diebenkorn still life from 1955 that features a bottle and spoon against a … Continue reading

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Marjan Mozetich for Canada Day listening

Well, as yet another Canada Day looms into sight you might be considering a more novel way of celebrating our beautiful country than buying a 24-pack of our favourite beverage and burning some locally-raised meat in the backyard. For the … Continue reading

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Mandela still clinging to life

PRETORIA: Former South African President Nelson Mandela is still clinging to life, his eldest daughter Makaziwe said on Thursday, but she criticised foreign media “vultures” for violating his privacy as he lay critically ill in hospital. Makaziwe’s outburst came as … Continue reading

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Inside The Saint Louis Art Museum New East Building

Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Tricia Y. Paik, the Saint Louis Art Museum’s new assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, speaking about a gallery in the new East Building during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by … Continue reading

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STILL LIFE: Root experience

June 27 STILL LIFE: Root experience By David Leaming Staff Photographer Members of Upward Bound, including Faith Paglierani, front left, and Sara Parlin, weed around carrots at the Rustic Roots farm in Farmington on Tuesday. The group was taking part … Continue reading

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The wild brought into focus by landscape artist

Cambridge based artist Tess Recordon has taken inspiration from the wilds of the British landscape in her latest solo exhibition at Williams Art. The body of work, created using oil paints and layers of solid pigment over a period of … Continue reading

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Mexican modernism and the politics of painting

When Sybille Bedford set out for Mexico immediately after the second world war, she was hoping to satisfy “a great longing … to be in a country with a long nasty history in the past and as little present history … Continue reading

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