Monthly Archives: September 2017

“Great Places” through oil paints

Close Nam Nguyen (‘18) admires Homstad’s work displayed in the CFL. Kristen Wuerl (‘18) | Chips Kristen Wuerl (‘18) | Chips Nam Nguyen (‘18) admires Homstad’s work displayed in the CFL. Close Modal Window Local artist Carl Homstad (‘73) hosted … Continue reading

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Japanese Artist Plants Colorful Flower Landscapes to Explore Nature’s Cycle of Life and Death

Japanese artist Azuma Makoto explores the lifecycle of flowers with two incredible botanical sculptures exhibited at the Oi Futuro museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The symbolic work evokes the Buddhist value of contemplating life and death. Viewers are encouraged to reflect … Continue reading

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Artist to demonstrate landscape painting along Fox River in Elgin

The Conservation Foundation’s artist-in-residence will set up his easel along the Fox River from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in a demonstration of plein air painting at Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin, according to a news release from the … Continue reading

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Briefly — 9.28.17

Times Record staff Cleaning supplies drive slated A cleaning supply drive for those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Port Arkansas, Texas, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at World Gym Fayetteville, 2035 N. College Ave. in … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years Later, the Tense Realism of Edgar Degas Still Captivates

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How Helen Frankenthaler Pioneered a New Form of Abstract Expressionism

By contrast, in her LIFE shoot, Frankenthaler sits calmly but assuredly with her legs politely folded under her in a button-up shirt, tied into a knot over a shin-length skirt. She is perched on one of her paintings, laid horizontally … Continue reading

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Mollie Jones watercolor exhibit on display at NTCC

The Northeast Texas Community College Art Department will host its second art exhibit of the 2017-2018 school year October 2- 27 in the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. The show, “Crystal Glass”, will feature watercolors by artist Mollie Jones. A reception with … Continue reading

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Exhibit explores Polish links of artists Kahlo, Rivera

WARSAW, Poland — A new art exhibition that explores the little-known connections Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera had to Poland is bringing works inspired by Mexico’s indigenous cultures to a European audience which rarely has the chance to … Continue reading

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Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait: the race to make art come alive

A kind of magic The art historian EH Gombrich described the Arnolfini Portrait as “a simple corner of the real world … fixed on to a panel as if by magic”. Renaissance painters were in a race to translate real … Continue reading

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Father says daughter on life support still alive, questions raised about organ donation ethics

The family of a woman who was issued a death certificate by an Ontario hospital is fighting to keep her on life support and enlisting the help of an outspoken U.S. physician who claims doctors are rushing to “get her … Continue reading

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