Monthly Archives: February 2014

Still life on village green

Talented photographer Adrian Mortimer of Liversedge has once again sent us an incredible image for our Reader’s Picture slot. This week his subject is the picturesque duck pond by East Bierley village green and could easily be mistaken for a … Continue reading

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‘Still Life with Iris’

Elizabeth Ashton, Brendon Soodek, Katie Cowherd, Austin Jennings, Corey Anderson, and Blake Pritchard rehearse a scene from “Still Life with Iris” at Joel Barlow High School. Photo by Mark Pritchard “Still Life with Iris,” Joel Barlow High School’s winter show, … Continue reading

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‘Tim’s Vermeer’ sheds light on a great artist

EDGAR Allan Poe once described science as a vulture, whose wings are dull realities. That vulture trains its beady eyes on the work of a master painter in “Tim’s Vermeer,” a documentary about an American inventor who deduces and demonstrates … Continue reading

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American art takes over DC’s Phillips Collection

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the great art patrons of the 20th century who built the nation’s first modern art museum in Washington is offering a broad new look at the evolution of American art through a collector’s eye beginning … Continue reading

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The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Presents INTIMATE IMPRESSIONISM …

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are pleased to present Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, featuring the work of 19th century avant-garde painters such as Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Vincent van Gogh. The exhibition includes … Continue reading

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2 new Taubman exhibits offer history lessons on Europe, America

Two sweeping new exhibitions at the Taubman Museum of Art explore what art can teach us about history. “From Picasso to Magritte: European Masters from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts” spans 150 years of European art history, showcasing samples … Continue reading

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Review: F. Scott Hess paintings at the Municipal Art Gallery

Always, though, it’s the small detail – or the accumulation of them – that carries his pictorial narratives along. A slip of paper is tucked into the back pocket of a gallery attendant in “Fate,” a 2005 picture showing several … Continue reading

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From Realism to Radicalism: Speaking with Philip Tinari, Curator of Focus …

The first Armory Show in 1913 introduced European avant-garde painting and sculpture to the American public. Roughly a century later the New York fair has chosen contemporary works from China to be its focus. Sixteen galleries will travel to New … Continue reading

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‘Superheroes: The Art of Alex Ross’ in Paris

In 1938, the first American comic books, Action Comics were published. The 10-cent comic featured a man in a red cape with superhuman strength. Superman was the first character that possessed abilities greater than any human could hope to achieve. … Continue reading

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Still life on village green

Talented photographer Adrian Mortimer of Liversedge has once again sent us an incredible image for our Reader’s Picture slot. This week his subject is the picturesque duck pond by East Bierley village green and could easily be mistaken for a … Continue reading

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