Monthly Archives: April 2014

Creative endeavours of three painters

Biplob Kumar Das, Ziaur Rahman and Kamrun Nahar are painters different in their mode of expression. One is engrossed in abstract expressionism and others occupied by a realistic mode where portraits and scenic splendour are  mostly focused on. Biplob Kumar … Continue reading

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Dalí on de Kooning: ‘The Greatest Painter of America’

De Kooning in 1956. (Photo by James Burke/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images) One half of John Ashbery’s two-volume Collected French Translations, which were published this month by FSG, comprises a variety of prose writings, which range from Mr. Ashbery’s interpretations of … Continue reading

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Rineke Dijkstra’s Video Installation of "The Krazyhouse" Clubbers Dances Into …

Those who missed renowned Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra‘s “The Krazyhouse” at the Guggenheim two years ago may want to make a trip to Washington D.C. sometime before June 15. Currently on display inside the Corcoran Gallery of Art “The Krazyhouse” teleports viewers to … Continue reading

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The Village Gallery features mother-daughter duo Jodi and Allison Nix exhibit

VALPARAISO | In celebration of Mother’s day, the May art exhibit at The Village Gallery will feature mother-daughter duo, Jodi and Allison Nix. The exhibit will kick off with an Artists Reception at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Both the exhibit and … Continue reading

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Why Realism? Part 1: Building on the Classics

Thinking about the theme of building on the classics, I’ve concluded that nothing could be more appropriate than to ask and answer this question: Why realism?  There are finally today many organizations that believe in the value and importance of … Continue reading

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Best of the Fest Hits Cannes: ‘Still Life,’ ‘Darkness by Day’ and More

Variety is reporting on an international genre buffet. Steeping this year’s Cannes in late-night carnage and eerie fantasy, Blood Window, Ventana Sur’s genre film market, will team with the world’s top six fantastic film fests for five Blood Window Midnight … Continue reading

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The Silver Tassie – reviews of ‘astonishing’ WWI drama

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Armchair Analyst: Going right up the gut the Seattle Sounders and other Week 8 …

Hard as it is to believe, we are now nearly 25 percent of the way through the 2014 regular season. As of next Wednesday, we’ll go past the quarter pole and into the heart of the season. In other words, … Continue reading

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Exhibition spotlights impressionists’ view of the everyday South

Anna Catherine Wiley’s “A Sunlit Afternoon” (1915) is highlighted in the Greenville County Art Museum’s “Legacy of Impressionism: Languages of Light.” Sun-drenched and bursting with color, impressionist paintings have always proven popular with American audiences. The Greenville County Museum of … Continue reading

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Illinois Philharmonic makes impressive downtown debut with belated Zemlinsky …

David Danzmayr conducted the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra in the American premiere of Alexander Zemlinsky’s Symphony No. 1 Saturday at the Harris Theater. Every so often we attend concerts that remind us that our diet of Western classical repertoire represents only … Continue reading

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