Monthly Archives: November 2016

San Diego Museum of Art acquires Ribera’s ‘Saint James the Lesser’ – The San Diego Union

The San Diego Museum of Art has acquired “Saint James the Lesser,” a 17th-century painting by Spanish Baroque master Jusepe de Ribera. The purchase of the 1632 painting — for an undisclosed price — means the Balboa Park museum now has … Continue reading

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‘Object Lessons’: A crash course in modern Chinese brush painting

Courtesy Cantor Arts Center. Kate Mendillo pick (for 105 Russell) Huang Binhong (China, 1864–1955), Mountain Landscape, c. 1953. Ink and color on paper. Gift of Dr. Shirley Sun (A.B., 1964; A.M., 1969; Ph.D, 1974), 1994.113 The Cantor Arts Center is … Continue reading

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Dennis Crayon Exhibit Comes to the Art League Gallery

From The Art League Gallery: Painter Dennis Crayon uses scraps of old photos as starting points for his paintings and expands outward, using his imagination to fill in the story and objects outside the bounds of the snapshot. It may … Continue reading

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See Max Pechstein’s double-sided ‘Still Life with Nude, Tile and Fruit …

Max Pechstein Exhibitions November 25, 2016 – March 27, 2017 “Still Life with Nude, Tile and Fruit” by Max Pechstein, left, and on the reverse side, “Curonian Forest Landscape.”   MANCHESTER, NH — The Currier Museum has recently acquired at international auction … Continue reading

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Review: 2 artists at Hathaway look at nature in its diversity

John Folsom’s images of Southern landscapes capture the Spanish moss-draped live oaks standing sentinel on lonely back roads, the marshy inlets and places overtaken by the wild rampage of marauding kudzu. Even if the specific locales aren’t known, they are … Continue reading

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Lee Fields’ Expressionism Movement

Most musicians don’t seem to age very well. Yet, Lee Fields is aging like velvety red wine — there is indeed something funky about the robust North Carolina native. At Lee Fields the Expressions‘ Nov. 30 Belly Up show, you … Continue reading

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Graphic designer talks digital zombies, realism

An image of multiple pieces of cucumbers with cream cheese and bread on a plate was shown on a screen to about 20 students. It looked like a picture of the actual snacks taken by a camera – until the … Continue reading

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artnet Asks: Martín La Rosa and the Tradition of Still Life

For Argentine artist Martín La Rosa, the practice of still-life painting is as fresh and relevant as ever. Working in a highly traditional approach, La Rosa deftly layers oil paint to achieve a high degree of painterly realism in simple … Continue reading

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From landscapes to sacred art

Artist Mary de Piro is the protagonist of Bank of Valletta’s 24th BOV Retrospective Art Exhibition, currently on at the bank’s headquarters in Santa Venera. Fifty-five of her artworks are on display, showing different phases in the artist’s development since … Continue reading

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2 artworks in 1: Double-sided Pechstein on display – CNS News

In this Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, photo, Karen Papineau, right, and Kurt Sundstrom work to turn around a painting by German artist Max Pechstein in Manchester, N.H. The rare double-sided painting is part of a new exhibit at the Currier … Continue reading

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