Monthly Archives: October 2016

Kincardine District and Saugeen District students take in ‘Mystical Landscapes’ at AGO

Two groups of local students recently visited the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) to take in a new show at the Toronto landmark. Kincardine District Secondary School teacher Cati VanVeen brought a group of grade 10, 11 and 12 art … Continue reading

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Kennett Square book inspires Delaware museum exhibit

Buy Photo Bo Bartlett’s “Kingdom of Ends” (center) is flanked by Will Wilson’s “The Painter’s Wife” (left), a self portrait of F. Scott Hess (center left) a self portrait of artist Daniel Sprick (center right) and Steven Assael’s “Henry” (right) … Continue reading

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Personal landscapes explored

There’s still time to catch the art exhibition by the self-styled Three Musketeers (abstract painter Doris Anderson, 91-year-old self-taught artist Don Sharpe and local and international artist Laara WilliamSen) at South Surrey’s Good Day Sunshine Cafe, which continues until Monday. … Continue reading

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Auction Preview: Doyle’s Impressionist & Modern Art, New York, Nov …

What: Sale of Impressionist Modern Art Where: Doyle New York, 175 East 87th Street, New York, NY  10128 When: November 1, 11am EDT Public Viewing: October 29, 10am- 5pm; October 30, 12pm- 5pm; October 31, 10am- 6pm Top Lots of the … Continue reading

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Realism to abstract a risky move for an artist

Elspeth Shannon’s studio in Paekakariki. It can be a risky move for an artist to change genre from realism to abstract. I didn’t recognise the painting as being an artwork by Elspeth Shannon. It was placed right near the front … Continue reading

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The Words of “Still Life”

Dr. James Hall, left, and Lusby, right, read from the “Still Life with Poem” anthology. By Brooke Schultz News Editor “Still Life with Poem,” an anthology of poetry, was born from the prompt: make a still life and write a … Continue reading

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Paul Nash: the modernity of ancient landscapes – New Statesman

In 1932 The Studio magazine printed a series of articles under the title: “What is Wrong with Modern Painting?” Internationalism, it claimed, was one ailment, with invidious Continental styles such as cubism and surrealism causing British art to lose its … Continue reading

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Gays in Bosnia still living life in the closet

There aren’t many causes that unite Salafists and football hooligans. But, beating up gay people is apparently one of them. In 2008, the LGBT community in Sarajevo planned a four-day cultural festival. It would have been the first of its … Continue reading

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Ying Li brings ‘Geographies’ to Wilkes University’s Sordoni Art …

WILKES-BARRE — Over the last four year’s of Ying Li’s career, her landscape paintings are not immediately recognizable, but Li is not concerned with capturing a single still image. She’s concerned with the process of painting. The native of Beijing, … Continue reading

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The Famous Artist Who Inspired the Impressionists – Yet You’ve Never Heard of Him

Van Gogh was not alone in his admiration for Daubigny’s work; the painter’s home and studio in Auvers attracted many other artists, friends, and followers, Paul Cézanne and Camille Pissarro among them. A pioneer of plein air painting, Daubigny’s innovative … Continue reading

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