Monthly Archives: December 2013

Go west, young artist: Former East St. Louisan did and found success

Artist Ted Blaylock gave away his prints from beneath Collinsville’s Woodland Park pavilion on a warm fall afternoon. Wildlife scenes of ducks in flight, soaring eagles and deer tromping through snow. Detailed mountain villages, trains with smoke trailing behind, workhorses … Continue reading

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Seniors draw on old passions at Oak Park Arms art classes

Having worked with senior citizens for the past 15 years, art instructor Nancy Fong knows they tend to have plenty of material for self-expression. “When you live a long life, you have lots of past,” she said. As a group, … Continue reading

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Art review: UMMA’s ‘Flip Your Field’ challenges photographer beyond comfort zone

One of art photography’s mysterious qualities is its infinite malleability. And it’s this subtle malleability that underlies Larry Cressman’s “Flip Your Field” photographic display at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. There is, after all, a seemingly non-negotiable reliance … Continue reading

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The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and …

Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013 10:02 am | Updated: 10:08 am, Thu Dec 26, 2013. The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute now open at MFAH The AgeArticle source: http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/greater_houston/entertainment/the-age-of-impressionism-great-french-paintings-from-the-sterling/article_4d2be32c-6e47-11e3-8037-0019bb2963f4.html

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A World of Private Mystery: John Craxton, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK

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Lathrup artist wins competition

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 11–> Kudos to Henry Heading of Lathrup Village, winner of the 2013 regional MI Great Artist contest, a quality of life initiative of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Park West Gallery founder and CEO Albert … Continue reading

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Homeless in Vancouver: Look, a garage still life—but don’t touch

To you, this may be just an unattached garage in Kitsilano that happens to be open. To me it’s also raw narrative; a kind of unfinished story, full of details about people’s lives—at least the parts of those lives spent … Continue reading

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Homeless in Vancouver: Look, a garage still life—but don’t touch

To you, this may be just an unattached garage in Kitsilano that happens to be open. To me it’s also raw narrative; a kind of unfinished story, full of details about people’s lives—at least the parts of those lives spent … Continue reading

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Record Bin: Tom Waits breaks the blues on "Closing Time"

Who knew that the bluesy, charcoal-throated singer who released his debut album, “Closing Time,” in 1973 would go on to become the gravel-voiced singer who could break your heart and tear down mountains with the same line? Tom Waits himself … Continue reading

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How the arts have changed in just 100 years

Nothing like a little perspective to cap off another year. Long, long, long before Miley and “Gravity,” Beyoncé and “Iron Man,” “Breaking Bad,” “NCIS,” and “Homeland,” Dan Brown bestsellers and other cultural touchstones that we could not escape in 2013, … Continue reading

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