Monthly Archives: July 2016

Asheville Art Museum opens Black Mountain College artists …

The Asheville Art Museum is excited to present Geometric Vistas: Landscapes by Artists of Black Mountain College, a new exhibition opening Saturday, August 6. Geometric Vistas provides visitors with the opportunity to explore abstract landscapes and cityscapes created by artists … Continue reading

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Gardening: Impressionist painters sought out four-season finery of …

This undated photo provided by the New York Botanical Garden shows Edmund William Greacen’s painting “In Miss Florence’s Garden.” The painting is part of an exhibit at the Botanical Garden titled “Impressionism: American Gardens on Canvas,” and runs through Sept. … Continue reading

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Gabriel Hart Directed 12 Gucci Mane Videos in Five Days (Despite Guwop’s House Arrest)

Making an album in six days is the work of a Trap God, but the miracle of Everybody Looking’s existence isn’t enough. True to his marketing genius, Gucci Mane knew he needed the visuals to go along with his myth-making return … Continue reading

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The Artistic Representation of War and Peace, Politics and the Global Crisis

Contemporary art is often criticised as pointless or overvalued by art market elites. Even the word ‘artist’ has lost much of its meaning. The many ongoing global socio-political crises seem to make even the idea of art fade into insignificance. … Continue reading

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David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life at the Royal Academy …

David Hockney believes there are just three genres of painting: landscapes, portraits and still life. Having successfully packed a wing of the Royal Academy in 2012 with varied (sometimes iPad created) drawings of hawthorn-pocked East Yorkshire hills, he returns now … Continue reading

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Paintings of Detroit Ruins that Ring True

Installation view of Nancy Mitchnick’s ‘Uncalibrated’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (all images courtesy the artist and MOCAD) (click to enlarge) DETROIT — Nancy Mitchnick’s representations of places — whether they refer to actual locations or states of … Continue reading

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Impressionism: Go north, good people of the south – GuelphToday.com

Men and women of the southlands! There is time yet this warm season to go to the true north. Where is north, you ask?  We can not be quite sure. North is a fluid direction — perhaps the most fluid … Continue reading

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‘London Calling’ at the Getty and the tension between abstract and figurative painting

Is the School of London real? A new exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum features six prominent painters working in London in the decades following World War II, and it assumes as much — although without making a vigorous … Continue reading

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Rare Exhibit Uncovers Surprises Inside Propaganda-Laden Hermit …

Photos: American University Museum, the Katzen Arts Center This summer, Washingtonians have the chance to delve into the secretive, oppressive regime of North Korea through an exhibition that takes viewers beyond the country’s signature artistic mix of kitsch and propaganda. … Continue reading

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Still life meets real life, statue bearly makes it – KTVA.com

Courtesy of Mike Miller Courtesy of Mike Miller Courtesy of Mike Miller Courtesy of Mike Miller An Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) male brown bear, known as Joe Boxer, came across something kind of odd at his home along Turnagain … Continue reading

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