Monthly Archives: February 2017

Artist Josh Schoemaker

Abstract art is for people who can’t do real art. That’s a sentiment that artist Josh Schoemaker will tell you is a common misconception. “The attention to detail, the composition and aesthetics involved in my abstract painting only come from years of … Continue reading

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Exhibition at McPherson College Explores Landscapes, Nature in Contemporary Artwork

A new exhibition at McPherson College called “Finding Balance” explores the role of the natural world in artwork of all sizes, media, and topics. The show is up now through March 11. The work of Leland Powers, associate professor of … Continue reading

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“Modern Medieval: Materiality and Spirituality in German Expressionist Prints” opens at the Museum

Installation view of the exhibition “Modern Medieval…” at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Modern Medieval: Materiality and Spirituality in German Expressionist Prints opened to the public on February 16 and will be on view through June 4, 2017. Highlighting … Continue reading

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At 100, Nottingham Insurance still lives and grows in Hamilton

Greg and Jack Blair followed the family tradition, and now run Nottingham Insurance, along with their sister Janet and their partner Peter Toft. Growing up, Jack Blair never expected he would take over his family’s insurance company, but this year … Continue reading

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Artists milks thousands of Bic pens for stunning landscapes

Artist Shane McAdams uses ink from ballpoint pens to create the colorful effects in the panels of “Splayed Willow.”(Photo: Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Shane McAdams doesn’t press pen to paper, but he goes through thousands of pens each year. … Continue reading

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Zelda Artists On Not Using The Realistic Graphics In The … – Siliconera

By Casey . February 19, 2017 . 3:30pm Back at Spaceworld 2000, a videogame trade show hosted by Nintendo, the company revealed a tech demo of a confrontation between a realistic looking Link and Ganondorf. However, this ended up never … Continue reading

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Teknopolis: Art Installations That Tease the Senses

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On the road with the Danforth – Wicked Local

A small museum with a modest, but influential collection, Danforth Art was forced to leave its downtown home and come up with creative ways to temporarily showcase some of its collection until its new spot on the Framingham Centre Common … Continue reading

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Talented artist creates portraits that look more realistic than a photograph

Art is an eternal pursuit of perfection. To create a subtler and more complex artwork, even beyond real-life objects is probably what the artists of hyperrealism pursue. Realist artist Paul Cadden believes turning a virtual image into a living image … Continue reading

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After Oscar win, head of White Helmets says ‘in Syria, there is still life, hope’

The White Helmets, a documentary that follows a group of Syrian Civil Defense volunteers who carry out search-and-rescue operations across the country, won an Oscar award for Best Documentary Short at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday. The documentary, directed … Continue reading

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