Monthly Archives: December 2016

Pupils film still life protest

STAFF and pupils at a school in the Haute-Savoie taken filmed a ‘mannequin challenge’ with ann urgent environmental message. The 400 pupils at the Saint-Joseph maternelle and primaire school in the town of Sallanches wanted to show how high pollution … Continue reading

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Lambertville gallery announces ‘Winter Light’ exhibit by renowned artist

Swiss-born Marcel Juillerat joins a roster of artists represented by Gallery 13 North in Lambertville. During his 40 years as a painter, Juillerat has already participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the region. His next solo exhibition called … Continue reading

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The sunburnt country: Impressionism from the land down under …

THERE is a unique quality to the light in Australia. The sky seems bluer than it should, and the landscape leaps at you with golden browns, burnt oranges and warm yellows. The sun’s rays burn and destroy, but also illuminate … Continue reading

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Famous artworks from Dali and de Kooning might contain the early signs of cognitive disorders

The intricate and distinctive brushstrokes a painter makes aren’t just a window into the artist’s soul – they could also offer a unique and early perspective on neurodegenerative disorders, according to a new study. Researchers in the UK analysed the … Continue reading

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Jess vs. Imaginative Realism

Story book characters that come (nearly) to life. Fantastic beasts found mostly in video games. Sirens calling straight from the pages of comics. Fantasy and sci-fi currently are dueling it out for pop culture domination, and right now, you can … Continue reading

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Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection at MFAH

Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection will be on view at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from January 14 through April 9, 2017. The exhibition traces the history of American still-life painting in … Continue reading

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Mystical Desert Creatures: Mark Harm Niemeyer Melds Landscape and Fantasy at Backstreet’s Artize Gallery

On one hand, Mark Harm Niemeyer creates fantastic creatures. On the other hand, he’s is a skillful landscape painter who specializes in desert scenes and Joshua Tree ambiance. “There are two sides to my work,” says Niemeyer. “There is the … Continue reading

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New Bern’s Wiggs to be library’s first featured artist for 2017

Katherine Wiggs of New Bern will be the first artist of the month for 2017 at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson St., New Bern. Sun Journal Staff Katherine Wiggs of New Bern will be the first artist … Continue reading

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Manchester artists moving from gallery to internet

MANCHESTER — After almost nine years in Manchester, the Central Street Gallery is ready for a change.  The artists of Central Street Gallery are trading their bricks-and-mortar presence on one of this seaside town’s main thoroughfares for a more ethereal one. … Continue reading

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Impressionism: Forgive us our economic growth sins

The people of Beijing can’t breathe. They are having a similar problem in Delhi. Economic growth in these regions of the globe has been astronomical over the past decade or so.  I was in Beijing back in 2008 and the … Continue reading

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