Monthly Archives: June 2016

Turn July 4 Independence Day Into Inter-Dependence Day

[Bring your friends together for a celebratory picnic or luncheon of our inter-dependence, transforming July 4th into a celebration that affirms what is best in America and affirms our interdependence with all of humanity and with our precious planet Earth. … Continue reading

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Biennale of Sydney – E

Curated by Artistic Director Stephanie Rosenthal, the 20th Biennale of Sydney attracted attendances of 640,000 from March 18 until June 5, 2016. Titled The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed, the exhibition was structured around thematic … Continue reading

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Between Two Horizons German and French Avant-gardes from the Saarlandmuseum – E

At the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871, the French defeat leads to the birth of the German nation and the proclamation of William II as Emperor. The place chosen for the ceremony is a snook to France: the … Continue reading

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Bavaria Sold Nazi Looted Art Back to Nazis: Report

A trove of objects looted by the Nazis. Restitution woes rage on in Europe, after the Commission for Looted Art in Europe revealed that Bavarian authorities had sold Nazi looted art back to Nazi families, as Art Law Report writes. … Continue reading

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Avery Gallery presents ‘Impress with Impressionism’ exhibition

Avery Gallery presents “Impress with Impressionism: A Selection of works by Carlson, Chandler, Chin, Bassano, Yott and More” — Part 2 of the gallery’s Summer Impressionism series — on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition to these newly … Continue reading

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The Women Of Abstract Expressionism: 12 Artists History Should Not Forget

Thumb through an art history textbook until you reach the Abstract Expressionism chapter. Read aloud the names of artists you encounter first. Jackson Pollock, of course. Mark Rothko and Willem de Kooning soon after. Hans Hofmann, Franz Kline and Philip … Continue reading

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Todd Solondz’s Exquisite, Imperfect “Wiener-Dog”

Todd Solondz’s new film, “Wiener-Dog,” the story of a dachshund who is shunted between five different homes, is many things at once. It’s a film of anguished tenderness and of scathing derision, a trip from childhood to old age and … Continue reading

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Art Mystery Solved: Paul Gauguin Still Life Painting ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ for Decades to Be Auctioned June 29 in …

LITCHFIELD, Conn., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — It’s a scenario every art appraiser and auctioneer dreams of – exploring the contents of a long-held collection and discovering an artwork that is much more important than even its knowledgeable owner initially believed. … Continue reading

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Florida art at Stetson University

Appreciation is due to Stetson University’s Hand Art Center and guest curator Dr. Gary R. Libby for organizing the intimate and refreshing exhibition “American Painting and The Florida School of Art.” Although including portrait and narrative paintings, landscapes constitute the … Continue reading

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Kip Omolade on His Amazing Afrofuturistic Portraits Inspired by Nigeria’s Ife Bronze Heads

Having come of age in NYC during the formative years of hip-hop in the 80s, even attending the same alternative arts high school Jean-Michel Basquiat graduated from years prior, mixed media artist Kip Omolade’s Diovadiova Chrome paintings and masks are … Continue reading

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