Monthly Archives: December 2016

Library creates art with Post-its

MIFFLINBURG — Although someone unfamiliar with pixilated images might describe the art created in the teen room at Herr Memorial Library Thursday afternoon as organized chaos, teen services coordinator Skye Poole, and Andy Mattocks, a sophomore at Mifflinburg High, called … Continue reading

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An Artist Creates Nurturing Pillows Shaped Like Breasts

Krista Louise Smith, ‘Nursing Pillows.’ Images courtesy Elliot Purse When numbness in her right arm forced Krista Louise Smith to leave her job as a painter’s assistant, she was devastated. The nine-hour workdays that were keeping her afloat in New … Continue reading

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Tyrus Wong, artist whose paintings inspired Disney’s ‘Bambi’ and other films, dies at 106

In the late 1930s, when few doors were open to the son of a poor Chinese immigrant, Tyrus Wong landed a job at Walt Disney’s studio as a lowly “in-betweener,” whose artwork filled the gaps between the animator’s key drawings. … Continue reading

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Michener Art Museum in Doylestown presents ‘Death of Impressionism? Disruption & Innovation in Art’

DOYLESTOWN What’s universally known as impressionistic art originated out of a 19th century rivalry between French masters Eugene Delacroix and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. As the collection at Doylestown’s James A. Michener Art Museum shows, the early 20th century artists in our … Continue reading

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The Artists Behind Rihanna’s, Cara Delevingne’s, and Justin Bieber’s Tattoos

When Justin Bieber debuted a tattoo across his abdomen that read “Son of God” during a concert in Italy in November, the ink elicited screams and all-caps Instagram captions from fans. It would seem that Bieber’s ever-expanding list of tattoos … Continue reading

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How Rauschenberg Elevated Tiffany’s Window Displays Into an Art Form

A display featuring a bouquet of real flowers by Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns for Tiffany Co. Courtesy Tiffany Co. The holidays in New York are synonymous with more than a few of my favorite things: ice skating at Rockefeller … Continue reading

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Program to feature art, tea


Staff report CANTON  Canton Fine Arts Associates will host “A Taste of Tea and Art” at 6 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Canton Museum of Art. The event will feature a private guided tour of the museum’s latest exhibit “Dream … Continue reading

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Sutton kids show off skills in art contest – Millbury

Shown are, back row from left: Michelle Siefken (owner of Art…Make It Real), Amruta Peri, Aidan Grinnell, Ashley Labbe, Alan Melidossian (VP marketing manager, SaversArticle source: http://www.millburysutton.com/news/2016-12-29/Sutton/Sutton_kids_show_off_skills_in_art_contest.html

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barbara bedell: Former Minisink Valley art teacher opens solo exhibit – Times Herald

Artwork by Ward Lamb will be displayed in a solo exhibit from Jan. 3-March 9 at SUNY Orange’s Mindy Ross Gallery in Kaplan Hall on the Newburgh campus. The artist’s varied works in oil, acrylic, watercolor and charcoal pencil include … Continue reading

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50 Years of Hyper-realistic Sculpture at the Museum of …

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey presents 50 Years of Hyper-realistic Sculpture through January 8, 2017. The exhibition presents a selection of 31 sculptures created by 25 of the most important artists in a movement that portrays the multiples … Continue reading

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