Monthly Archives: December 2015

Is political impressionism doomed?

Image caption Rory Bremner as Boris Johnson Politicians were not the only ones in shock when the general election exit poll came out, it was also a rude awakening for Britain’s impressionists. Many favourites were simply wiped away: Ed Miliband, … Continue reading

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Documentary About Abstract Expressionism At NBMAA

New Britain Museum of American Art has a Robert Motherwell polyptych — “The Blue Painting Lesson: A Study in Painterly Logic” — on exhibit in its Huntington Gallery. A documentary showing at the museum on Thursday, Dec. 31, is a … Continue reading

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Art Planner: Sand mandala at a museum, realism and Cuban art

Related News/Archive Art Planner: Cecil the lion replicas, Cuban art and a foil house remembered 4 Months Ago Art Planner: Restorative shows at the Tampa Museum of Art, USF 1 Month Ago Art Planner: Lunch and a show at the … Continue reading

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Legend of former Michigan State, AFL player Bob Suci still lives on after death

GRAND BLANC, MI – Not many athletes were able to accomplish what Bob Suci did in his heyday. In the late 1950s, he emerged as one of the greatest all-around athletes in Genesee County history. On Dec. 21, Suci died … Continue reading

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Nikolai Astrup: the lost artist of Norway

Norway’s legendary modern artist who captured his country’s fantastically eerie landscapes is about to be celebrated. And no, it isn’t Edvard Munch. It’s Nikolai Astrup – a legend in his own land, but barely known outside of it. In fact, … Continue reading

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Discovering Ralph Wickiser in exhibition at Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art

TARPON SPRINGS Related News/Archive Florida Artists’ Group’s exhibition fits 95 works into Leepa-Rattner 8 Months Ago Leepa-Rattner’s ‘Henry and Abe’ exhibition celebrates friendship 6 Months Ago You can vote on pieces of USF Contemporary Art Museum’s exhibit 5 Months Ago … Continue reading

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Josh Elrod’s abstract, candy-colored canvases are stubborn paintings about …

Art follows stylistic trends that vary from season to season, year to year, decade to decade — schools are established and rebels overturn old orders before becoming the next to topple from the mountain. But the art world is mostly … Continue reading

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Penn Township teen auctions art for fundraiser

Penn Township resident Anastasia Corp, 13, was diagnosed with Muscular dystrophy when she was 3 years old. Her art will be auctioned to raise money for researching a cure.(Photo: Courtesy of Vince Camiolo) Story Highlights Penn Township teen Anastasia Corp … Continue reading

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Jemima Unchained: Alison Saar at MoAD

Her feet dangling in the air, a young black girl sits on a swing, holding onto the ropes that give her the ability to fly joyously through the air. But where is the joy? Why is she nude? And why … Continue reading

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‘The Danish Girl’ review: Eddie Redmayne transforms in a great-looking, slow …

Einar Wegener was a successful landscape painter in Copenhagen in the 1920s, married to another artist and living a lie. He was a woman in a man’s body, unable to be his true self. His determination to change his fate, … Continue reading

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