Monthly Archives: June 2016

July Arts Agenda: Brazilian Booze Edition

Didito, Candomble Ceremony, 1992. Acrylic on canvas, 19 x 27 in. Courtesy of Con/Vida – Popular Arts of the Americas c Didito. Image: Paul Primeau. — Summer Shows @ the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. Exhibit through … Continue reading

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An intimate look at David Hockney’s star-studded circle of friends

By Allyssia Alleyne, CNN Updated 4:42 AM ET, Wed June 29, 2016 Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/29/arts/david-hockney-portraits-royal-academy/

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Getty exhibition makes a case for the enduring power of Theodore Rousseau

Is there a fate worse for a painter than being remembered primarily as a “precursor” to a later, very major development in the history of Western art? Take Theodore Rousseau (1812-1867), the subject of a fine, newly opened survey exhibition … Continue reading

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As a matter of art

It all started with a drawing of a fish, back when Sachind John was three. At age nine, he was reprimanded by his art teacher for drawing a cockerel that looked a bit too real, making her assume he had … Continue reading

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Still-life of Essex town defined as most Eurosceptic in country

It was for her daughter Essie’s future that Clare Whetlor decided six months ago to move to be with her family in Clacton-on-Sea, the seaside resort town on the Essex coast. “She’s two. Where we used to live, the majority … Continue reading

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Art Notes: New Shows at Scavenger and SculptureFest

For First Friday in White River Junction, Scavenger Gallery celebrates the Hitchcockian charm of collagists Ben Peberdy and David Powell with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 for “Peberdy and Powell’s ‘The Birds.’” The show promises “a melange of mystery, … Continue reading

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Impressionism: A heart full of prejudice, but not on the basis of race

Some people count their blessings. Lately, I’ve been counting my prejudices. I have several.  A prejudice is an unfair feeling of dislike or hatred toward a person or group based on race, sex, religion, or on judgments about their character, … Continue reading

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Painter Emilie Lee on Classical Realism

click to enlarge Article source: http://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/painter-emilie-lee-on-classical-realism/Content?oid=3445912

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Who Is the Brilliant Mind Behind the Brexit Still Life? Britain may now enjoy its lonely can of beans.

Since the shocking news of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, social media has been abuzz, with much of the art world and the general public still reeling about the Brexit vote. While artnet News has analyzed some of … Continue reading

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‘New Color Show’ opens at Red Bluff Art Gallery

By Tim Holt It’s a long way from the streets of London to Red Bluff, but that’s the saga of artist Phil Dynan, who started his art career nearly 50 years ago selling his paintings on the sidewalks of London. … Continue reading

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