Monthly Archives: December 2017

African art goes on sale in Paris and Marrakech

The French artist Jacques Majorelle was born in 1886 in Nancy and died in 1962 in Paris, but the most productive period of his life were the three decades he spent in voluntary exile in Marrakech. Although his artworks, depicting … Continue reading

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The Captivating History and Enduring Influence of Italian Renaissance Art

Throughout history, no art movement has had an impact as profound as Italian Renaissance art. Regarded as a golden age of art, music, and literature, the period has inspired creatives for centuries, with iconic works by master artists like Leonardo … Continue reading

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Consider a ‘Big’ commitment for a good cause

Buy Photo James Cook and his band played a Big Brothers Big Sisters benefit show at Iron Horse Pub this year.(Photo: Richard Carter/Special to the Times Record News)Buy Photo Add a little more meaning to the end of this holiday … Continue reading

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Columnist for a Day: Santa encounters are still magical

By Cheryl Pearson for the Mail Tribune My first encounter with Santa was when I was 6 years old. My parents dressed me in my new black-and-white checked coat with black patent leather shoes. They took me to a department … Continue reading

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Fine arts and theater notes, Dec. 31

Gallery presents Impressionism exhibit ARDMORE — The Goddard Center for Fine Arts presents a comprehensive presentation of living impressionist Erin Hanson. The exhibition features a selection of works from her personal collection, as well as paintings highlighting her prolific output … Continue reading

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Rare elms are still part of life’s cycle in Thixendale

On the wooded slope of a valley that sweeps away from my home and gallery in Thixendale, grows one of England’s rarest species: a magnificent old elm tree. This big, beautiful, tree is one of just a handful of living … Continue reading

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IN PLEIN AIR: An improbable start with the brush

HARLINGEN — What once was an obsession putting together jigsaw puzzles of famous paintings has become Nancy Fly’s own passion for art and creativity.  The band booking agent, who spent much of her life in Austin, has found her love … Continue reading

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Sunday Arts Go Picks: Ebenezer Scrooge, Hudson River at Allentown Art Museum, Robert Burns concert

The SouthSide Arts District in Bethlehem is promising a “spicy” time for the first First Friday of 2018 Jan. 5. There’s restaurant specials, art exhibits and live music. Home furnishings and gift store Domaci is having an open house to … Continue reading

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Landscape painter finds outdoor inspiration, but executes canvases indoors

Seventeen years later, Berliner is now a full-time artist who works primarily in acrylics, most often used for painting landscapes which she exhibits in both local and New York City galleries. Her next show, entitled “Going for a Walk,” will … Continue reading

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From German Expressionism to Irish Modernism: art exhibitions for 2018

As we look apprehensively into 2018, the Model in Sligo (from January 13th) isn’t trying to lull us into a false sense of security. The year there kicks off with I stared at beauty so much: Waiting for the Barbarians, … Continue reading

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