Monthly Archives: January 2015

‘Smick’ by Doreen Cronin, ‘Fleabrain Loves Franny’ by Joanne Rocklin …

Readers old enough to remember the Dick, Sally, and Jane books of yore will appreciate the wild counterpoint of the new picture book “Smick!’’ to those tame, plodding classics. The text bears some resemblance in its uber-simplicity. Smick is a … Continue reading

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Artist does abstract, realism

Gina Kinslow / Glasgow Daily Times David Crain David Crain of Glasgow holds one of his abstract paintings that is yet to be finished. Crain exhibits his work at Art and Antiques in downtown Glasgow. Gina Kinslow / Glasgow Daily … Continue reading

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Still life at 40

Lost in space Satellite imagery could be used to improve the chance of finding missing ships. Article source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/353506/Still-life-at-40

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Museum & Gallery Listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5

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What Is The Meaning Of Outsider Art? The Genre With A Story, Not A Style

If you’ve perused The Huffington Post Arts Culture page at all this week, you may have noticed the spread of outsider artists gracing the site. That’s because this weekend is the 23rd edition of the Outsider Art Fair, one of … Continue reading

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Art events include Highwaymen exhibit in Orlando

This is the week to enjoy a little art history, starting with an exhibition of historically and socially important paintings at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown Orlando. lRelated Theater ArtsPictures: Matt Palm’s Museum WalkSee all related Fourteen … Continue reading

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Wadsworth Atheneum: oldest public museum in US comes back from brink

Founded in 1842 in Hartford, Connecticut, the Wadsworth Atheneum is the oldest continually operating public museum in the US. Recently, beset by debt and crumbling infrastructure, it flirted with losing that title. Under director Susan Talbott, it has pulled itself … Continue reading

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Visitors take hands-on approach to Grand Island’s art scene

Barrett Stinson Prairie Winds Art Center Heather Pederson from the village of Veteran in Alberta, Canada, works on her painting as U.S. Custom Harvesters Convention goers take a painting class at Prairie Winds Art Center in Grand Island. Each participant … Continue reading

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Gorman’s Oscar viewing party, Charley Harper Art Studio, Ikea Sektion kitchen

(Photo: Barbara Barefield) Win your own Oscar viewing party, including new living room set Lights, camera, Oscar action! If you’re planning a big to-do to watch the Oscars on Feb. 22, Gardner-White Furniture wants to you to do it in … Continue reading

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How John Singer Sargent made a scene

In 1893, Henry James wrote an essay praising his friend, the painter John Singer Sargent, in which he declared: “There is no greater work of art than a great portrait,” because of the empathetic vision it required. Sargent was remarkable, … Continue reading

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