Monthly Archives: August 2014

American Impressionism: An exhibition shows how Monet and Degas influenced …

The aim of the show is to delineate, and promote, the generation of young American artists who went to Paris in the 1870s to 1890s and returned – or in some cases stayed – imbued with the lessons and examples … Continue reading

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Rockwell Land and Salcedo Auctions: An artful alliance

MANILA, Philippines – Let’s start this like T.S. Eliot, “Let us go then, you and I…” Wait, where shall we meet? At Amorsolo or Luna? Stop by Rizal or maybe Hidalgo, perhaps. Snatch a quick glance at the quiet magnificence … Continue reading

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Art Review: Maine art summer 2014 – so many things are not what they seem

At its core, art in our culture is a transformative phenomenon. An artist takes mundane materials like a brush, paint and a canvas and transforms them – almost alchemically – into something with a powerful presence. Art can be critical … Continue reading

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Bearing artistic witness in the ’60s

HANOVER, N.H. — The first image in “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties” is Barkley L. Hendricks’s painting “Lawdy Mama.” As an introduction to the show — a bracing mix of dynamism, ideology, and confrontation — it could … Continue reading

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‘There’s still life after cancer’

Posted: Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:00 pm ‘There’s still life after cancer’ By RYAN MURRAY/The Daily Inter Lake Daily Inter Lake | 0 comments Article source: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/there-s-still-life-after-cancer/article_eaf66c62-30c5-11e4-9a73-001a4bcf887a.html

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Visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield

The vibrant, visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), one of America’s leading artists of the 20th century, will be featured in a major exhibition of more than 50 paintings on view at the Brandywine River Museum of Art Aug. 23 … Continue reading

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Self-taught artists showcase Florida landscapes – The News

“Seminole Camp” by Alfred Hair(Photo: Special to news-press.com) A loose group of largely self-taught artists — an indigenous “school” that produced vivid, quickly rendered scenes of Florida swamps, sunsets and seascapes — formed of necessity during Jim Crow days. Back … Continue reading

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Greenberg fall preview: This season, Rauschenberg, Miro and Rembrandt

The fall season is the busiest time of the year; school begins, the leaves turn and art in all its forms competes for our attention. This year is no exception. The next months will see art exhibitions of the giants … Continue reading

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FEATURING MARGO – Andalusia Star

Montgomery’s Stonehenge Gallery will feature the work of Andalusia artist Margo Russell Sept. 11 through Oct. 3 in a show of New Alabama Art, “Native Daughter, Native Son.” Russell said her upbringing greatly influenced her art. “My daddy was an … Continue reading

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Hopscotching To 100: An Appreciation Of Julio Cortázar

i i An informal monument to Julio Cortázar on the streets of Buenos Aires. Getty Images hide caption Article source: http://www.npr.org/2014/08/30/344091285/hopscotching-to-100-an-appreciation-of-julio-cort-zar

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