Monthly Archives: February 2018

Metro area artists find an unexpected venue for a pop-up gallery, a new place to hone their skills — the library

A pair of violinists playing classical tunes, a table laden with finger foods and soft drinks, and pillars covered in a mix of glittery dragon paintings, watercolor landscapes, crocheted octopi and other art. Combined, the music, snacks and artwork transformed … Continue reading

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Why People Still Get Worked Up About Jasper Johns’s ‘Flag’ Painting

Jasper John, Three Flags, 1958. Jordan Riefe The upcoming landmark Jasper Johns retrospective at the Whitney isn’t due until 2020, but L.A. is getting a teaser with “Jasper Johns: Something Resembling the Truth” at the Broad, open through May 13. … Continue reading

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Litchfield artists have show at The Loft Gallery, New Preston

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1928 Expressionistic play ‘Machinal’ comes to life at the Wells-Metz

The IU Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance will perform the play “Machinal” beginning Friday, Feb. 23, at the Wells-Metz Theatre. The production is written by playwright and journalist Sophie Treadwell.  The 1928 play is loosely based on the … Continue reading

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Art of Aloha: Many great artists are coming to Lahaina Galleries

Early next month, Maui’s art lovers will get a chance to mingle with well-known artists and other aficionados at Lahaina Galleries’ 16th annual Art of Aloha. This event brings artists from all over the world together, and this year will … Continue reading

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New Speed show leans into feminist relevance – LEO Weekly

I recently saw a fashion ad with a model wearing a T-shirt that stated, “Why have there been no great women artists?” I thought that had been settled already. The question was first proposed by art historian Linda Nochlin in … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Foundation invites women painters to apply for $50000 Bennett Prize – Tribune

The largest prize ever offered solely to women painters will be endowed at the Pittsburgh Foundation. The $50,000 Bennett Prize was announced Feb. 19 by art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt of San Antonio, Texas. The … Continue reading

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Monet, Renoir and Cézzane: The colors of Impressionism

A revolutionary approach in capturing the effects of light, painting outdoors and using pure, lighter colors has transformed masterpieces into the works we know today while giving rise to one of the influential art movements – Impressionism. In collaboration with … Continue reading

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Female artists make an impact at the Speed Art Museum – WDRB 41 Louisville News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Speed Art Museum’s “Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism” celebrates the achievements of female artists working in late nineteenth century Paris, a vibrant cultural center where they found rich opportunities despite their restricted access to … Continue reading

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Valley news briefs

Basalt library will host party for Yater-Wallace Torin Yater-Wallace will have a special cheering section in his hometown of Basalt during tonight’s men’s halfpipe skiing competition at the Olympics. The Basalt Regional Library will live stream the competition from on … Continue reading

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