Monthly Archives: December 2017

Idaho woman brings art to life through one-of-a-kind medium

Nampa, Idaho-based artist Peggy Cloninger cuts a feather pattern into a pelt at her studio on Dec. 1. Article source: http://elkodaily.com/lifestyles/idaho-woman-brings-art-to-life-through-one-of-a/article_e636c290-2780-5ba1-be06-c360c65fc568.html

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Talented Burton painter wins Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year

A Burton man has been crowned Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year. Tom Voyce, 28, grew up in Burton and went to Paget High School in Branston, but it was while at Burton College that his talents for landscapes … Continue reading

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A pop of art history at Reading Public Museum

“Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation,” viewing through Jan. 14 at the Reading Public Museum, is a presentation of nearly 70 works dedicated to the history of popular culture through the arts. Included in this touring … Continue reading

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Laura Owens and the Death of the Auteur

Laura Owens, “Untitled” (2004), acrylic and oil on linen, 66 x 66 inches, collection of Nina Moore (© Laura Owens) At a time when anything can be considered art, Laura Owens does all of it with impunity. She draws in … Continue reading

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Art review: How painter, fiber artist and part-time Mainer Nancy Hemenway Barton was ‘Ahead of Her Time’

Nancy Hemenway Barton (1920-2008) lived in Maine for much of her artistic life. A concert pianist, active mother and wife of a diplomat, Barton was quite literally worldly. She grew up in Massachusetts (summering in Maine) and attended Wheaton College. … Continue reading

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Noteworthy books of 2017: speculative fiction

Some folks have stacks of books they vow to read, but I have entire shelving units, and so I deeply empathize with the problem of prioritizing. Vita brevis, as the Romans used to say back when they spoke Latin. Life … Continue reading

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Valley News – Art Notes: Pomfret’s Peter Brooke Paints From Memory

Peter Brooke’s landscapes may look like places you can find on a map, but seeing doesn’t always correspond to literal truth. His meticulous paintings, done both on wooden panels and on paper, exist somewhere between memory, dreamscape and fantasy. They … Continue reading

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Winter visual arts: Flurry of exhibits in Hampton Roads

From ancient Greek art and Old Master paintings to the newest contemporary work in Virginia, the winter slate of art exhibits in Hampton Roads and nearby Richmond offers museum- and gallery-goers an eye-popping start to 2018. Here’s a checklist of … Continue reading

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Mo. officer shot by handcuffed suspect still fighting for life

Open the tools menu in your browser. This may be called “Tools” or use an icon like the cog or menu bars Select the option or tab named “Internet Options (Internet Explorer)”, “Options (Firefox)”, “Preferences (Safari)” or “Settings (Chrome)”. Look … Continue reading

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Bringing the past into the present

Art is inherently beautiful.And art from the past contains invaluable intimations and perceptions of occasions, circumstances, and societies. I’ve always likened art institutions to marvelous time-machines, and the National Gallery Singapore remains one of my favourite portals to time-travel back … Continue reading

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