Monthly Archives: September 2016

Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy is a remarkable show

Abstract Expressionism Royal Academy Of Arts, London                          Until January 2, 2017  Rating: The explosion of a new style of painting in New York in the Forties was one … Continue reading

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Art show set to open Oct. 9

By Staff Report The San Angelo Art Club is finalizing preparations for its October “Fiesta in Realism” show, which opens to the public Oct. 9. at the Kendall Gallery, 119 W. 1st St. The club will take entries from 10 … Continue reading

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Art City: Beth Lipman stays transparent with a twist

Beth Lipman’s “Chalice and Tanalian Mountain II, Lake Clark, AK” (2014) is a C-print mounted to aluminum with gloss laminate.(Photo: Claire Oliver Gallery) Artist Beth Lipman, who lives and works in Sheboygan Falls, has become a master of using shiny … Continue reading

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eBay Sparks Discovery of Lost New Deal Art in Petaluma, Sacramento

The art world is full of breaking news this week. In Italy, two stolen Van Goghs paintings were found after 14 years following a raid on a Naples-based mafia group. And closer to home, the General Services Administration Office of … Continue reading

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DCA’s annual art lecture to be on the impressionists

Edgar Degas, Entrance of the Masked Dancers This year, the Darien Community Association’s annual art lecture Series will be called “Between modernity and tradition: Impressionism.” It would be the rare museum visitor who would not be immediately taken in by … Continue reading

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Pollock, Rothko and other milestones in Abstract Expressionism

Stream-of-consciousness art “When you’re painting out of your consciousness, figures are bound to emerge,” Jackson Pollock said in an interview in 1956. An article in “Life Magazine” just a few years earlier had made the US painter famous overnight, originally … Continue reading

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Local artists create works inspired by the French Broad to benefit RiverLink

For more than 20 years artist John Mac Kah has lived in Asheville, and for 17 of those years his studio has been located next to the French Broad River. But on an excursion along the river earlier this month, … Continue reading

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US-Russia diplomacy on Syria still ‘on life support’: State Department

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke by phone with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday, making little progress toward restoring a ceasefire in Syria but leaving the door open for further contacts, the State Department said. State … Continue reading

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The Urban Landscapes of Michael Khoury On Display at Sedona Art Prize

Contributed by Gateway To Sedona on 29 September 2016. Posted in Latest Events and News The paintings of Michael Khoury of Oakland, California depict urban landscapes focused on a compelling juxtaposition of angles and shadows, capturing the soul of the … Continue reading

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Abstract Expressionism at The Royal Academy of Arts

There’s a scene in Tim Burton’s 2012 movie Big Eyes, set in the late 1950s, in which the owner of an art gallery owner specializing in the abstract paintings of the era is disgusted to observe the success of a … Continue reading

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