Monthly Archives: May 2015

You choose: 3 design options for new Trenton High

Option 1 is most reminiscent of the soon-to-be-demolished 83-year-old school. Contributed Image TRENTON The district is asking theArticle source: http://www.trentonian.com/general-news/20150530/you-choose-3-design-options-for-new-trenton-high

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Schensul: Discovering Impressionism and the man who bankrolled it at new …

You know the name Monet, right? Degas? Renoir? Pissarro …? You’re probably rolling your eyes. “Everybody knows the impressionists,” you’re thinking. “I don’t live under a rock.” But just when you think you know the impressionists, along comes Paul Durand-Ruel. … Continue reading

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Pre-Burning Man, S.F. soap box derby a bastion of expressionism

The folks from Hearst Digital Media who produce “This Forgotten Day in The San Francisco Chronicle” came across an event from 1975 that I’m sorry I missed. It was called the Artists’ Soap Box Derby, and the photos from the … Continue reading

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Midwest Traveler: Welcome to wild world of Watertown, SD

A box of tissues has been thoughtfully placed on the second floor of the Redlin Art Center in Watertown, S.D. I didn’t think I’d need it when arriving at the brick and columned building perched on a hillside off Interstate … Continue reading

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Bridging the gap between realism and the abstract at Charles H. Taylor Arts Center

A century after Henri Matisse and the Fauvists began their revolutionary experiments with the raw language of color, the legacy of abstract and non-objective art is still being weighed by artists and historians as well as viewers. Barely more than … Continue reading

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What You See When You See: Life beyond the still life

By: Suresh Jayaram The most famous still life is Sunflowers by Van Gogh. It broke the auction record for a painting when it was purchased by a Japanese investor for $40 million. Still life is the most common and popular … Continue reading

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Three new exhibits at Wichita Art Museum explore landscape

Three new exhibitions at the Wichita Art Museum explore the concept of landscape in three distinct ways. An offering from Liza Lou, known for large-scale pieces involving tiny glass beads, presents a shimmering golden wheat field made of 1 million … Continue reading

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"Inventing Impressionism" Gets a Film Accompaniment

Part of the “Exhibition on Screen” series, the film “The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them,” directed and produced by Phil Grabsky, is a behind-the-scenes look at the sole supporter of the Impressionist group during the turn of the … Continue reading

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Abstract Painter Agnes Martin, on View on Two Continents

ENLARGE The daughter of a Canadian wheat farmer, the American painter Agnes Martin started on her path to fame in the 1960s with her vast, austere, grid-based paintings. In the first major museum retrospective since the artist’s death in 2004 … Continue reading

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Payson Utah Temple art on display at Peteetneet Museum

Payson Utah Temple photographs and local area art lines the walls at Peteetneet Museum and Cultural Arts Center in Payson, sharing views capturing the seasons and sunsets of southern Utah County. Featured Payson artist Tausha Coates presents a photograph series depicting … Continue reading

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