Monthly Archives: March 2016

Abstract landscapes by Indian artist showcased at US gallery

Indian art has been a talking point across the globe for ages and contemporary Indian artists are keeping the flag flying by unleashing loads of creativity on their canvases. One such Indian artist to join the ranks is Meena Kamal … Continue reading

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American in Paris: nonagenarian Shirley Jaffe remains cutting edge

At the ripe age of 92, the Paris-based American painter Shirley Jaffe shows no sign whatsoever of slowing down. Now, the Fifth Avenue Tibor de Nagy Gallery is celebrating her mixed media works on paper from the last two decades, … Continue reading

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A Caravaggio masterpiece on mercy calls to Pope Francis across the centuries

Religion News Service graphic by T.J. Thomson (RNS) If Pope Francis wanted a single image to illustrate the special Year of Mercy that is the current focus of his ministry and, indeed, the theme at the heart of his pontificate, … Continue reading

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A Too-Perfect Picture

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Oxford Included in Mapping a Modern Mississippi Initiative

Oxford is pleased to be a part of Mapping a Modern Mississippi, a statewide grassroots storytelling and community-building initiative organized by the Mississippi Museum of Art that highlights the best and brightest across all sectors of Mississippi life, business, and … Continue reading

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‘Bloody’ Sam Peckinpah: wasted, insane and indestructibly pure

“Only a madman would call this creation! It’s not art! It’s not cinema! It’s pure wasted insanity!” That reaction-card from the Kansas City sneak preview of The Wild Bunch on May Day 1969 offered a foretaste of the controversy that … Continue reading

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Floral Design Competition to Incorporate 17th Century Still Life Paintings with a Twist

By Irina (Severin Roesen – The Abundance of Nature) Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 30, 2016 The International Floriculture Expo and United Fresh Produce Association will again collaborate for the 9th Annual Iron Designer Competition.Article source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13296593.htm

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Southern Made: Art in bloom

Natural instincts Anne Blackwell Thompson preserves foliage and flowers using centuries-old traditions. Then the Virginia-based artist turns her botanical treasures into bold compositions with contemporary style. The artist and background: She grew up in Texas with a profound appreciation for … Continue reading

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How sculptor Frank Fleming’s world travels influence his work

By Katy Ward This story appears in Birmingham magazine’s March 2016 Issue. Subscribe today! Walking into sculptor Frank Fleming’s Birmingham residence feels like a step into fiction. Animal figurines and miniatures fill the surfaces and piano sonatas from a classical radio … Continue reading

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The Resurgence of Women-Only Art Shows

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