Monthly Archives: March 2017

The word on the work of Stuart Davis at the de Young

The word on the work of Stuart Davis at the de Young By Charles Desmarais March 31, 2017 Updated: March 31, 2017 2:11pm Article source: http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/article/The-word-on-the-work-of-Stuart-Davis-at-the-de-11041368.php

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Canada 150: The abstract realism of Canadian icon Lawren Harris

Lawren Harris was born in Brantford, Ont., and is usually associated with Toronto. But Canada’s most acclaimed painter spent the last 30 years of his life in Vancouver. Harris was living in Santa Fe, N.M., when the Second World War … Continue reading

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From street art to neat art: what made Helen Proctor give up the spray can for the paint brush?

It’s common for artists to change genres. You’ve got Fleetwood Mac who went from blues to rock, The Beastie Boys from punk to rap, and many more. For visual artists, this stylistic switcheroo is far less common. Sydney based artist, … Continue reading

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Communiversity event to focus on impressionism – The Banner

French impressionism in art and in music aimed to capture glimpses of lifes fleeting moments the vibrancy of the light at sunrise, the serenity of a lily pond orthe conversations between wind and waves a celebration of the world moment-by-moment. … Continue reading

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Heather James Fine Art Presents California Impressionism Exhibition

Heather James Fine Art, celebrating its 20th anniversary, continues its tradition of celebrating California Impressionists with the latest exhibition, California Impressionism, on view through May. The exhibition showcases bright, optimistic paintings that changed the course of the prevailing art style of … Continue reading

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Artists open their doors for Columbia Open Studios: April 1-2 | The …

The studio of artist Joseph Byrne is new and neat as a pin, with a custom-made easel, rolling cabinets and expensive tubes of paint. “I haven’t had the time to clutter it up yet. Just give me some time,” he … Continue reading

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Actor Bill Paxton’s Family Art Collection Goes On Display at Nevada Museum

Actor Bill Paxton. Jason Merritt/Getty Images On February 25, actor Bill Paxton died of complications following heart surgery. The day following his unexpected passing, the Nevada Museum of Art opened an exhibition of promised artworks collected by Paxton’s parents. While … Continue reading

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Southworks 2017 exhibit features work by S.C. artist Rebecca Davenport

Rebecca Davenport’s art career — as she implies in conversation — grew out of her life experiences from a little girl showing a calf at the county fair to the rebellious young woman living with a hard-drinking guitar player. “I … Continue reading

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First Landing State Park will host its first art festival on April 8 – Virginian

Katherine Pollard has a passion for the arts, and First Landing State Park is the canvas for her new art project. Pollard, a Shore Drive resident, is spearheading the Seashore Art Festival, which will feature over 40 fine artists displaying … Continue reading

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The Reality of Soviet Art

LONDON, U.K.—The Royal Academy’s Russian Revolution exhibition is vast and complicated. A realist painting of Stalin, glorified, stares from a wall in the first room. Propaganda posters, film footage, architectural models and paintings span the main galleries. Abstract works from … Continue reading

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