Category Archives: Fine Art News

Art by the granddaughter of Walter Emerson Baum goes on display at Baum School

As a child, Ellen Grim Harter watched her grandfather Walter Emerson Baum as he sketched and painted his famous landscapes and village scene in his Sellersville studio. Sometimes she even posed for him. Baum, as one of the foremost Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Artist Transforms the Natural World Into Dreamy Landscapes You’ll Want to Step Into

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Secret Maps And Sacred Landscapes: The Phillips Presents 68 Spectacular Artworks By Aboriginal Women

In the Northern Territory of Australia, home to the Anmatyerre people, the bush plum is considered a delicacy. But knowing where bush plums grow is not only a matter of eating well. Bush plums are also the fruit of creation, … Continue reading

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Remembering Irving Sandler, the ‘sweeper-up after artists’

In Frank O’Hara’s poem of 1964, ‘Adieu to Norman, Bon Jour to Joan and John-Paul’, the American art critic Irving Sandler is humorously characterised as ‘the balayeur des artistes’, or sweeper-up after artists – a moniker Sandler liked so much … Continue reading

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20 Art History Terms to Help You Skillfully Describe a Work of Art

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Like any creative field, art history has its own language. While this reality can … Continue reading

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How the Brits Refuted Nazi Germany’s ‘Degenerate Art’ Exhibition

Like most European Expressionists, Wassily Kandinsky was entranced by the power of color. His abstract paintings feature a calligraphic style evocative of musical symphonies, further accentuated by violently clashing shades that reveal, in Kandinsky’s own words, “color is the keyboard, … Continue reading

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Annecy: Didier Brunner on ‘Pachamama,’ Being Inspired by Indigenous Art, the Andes

ANNECY, France —  20 years ago, this Dec. 19, with “Kirikou and the Sorceress,” director Michel Ocelot and producer Didier Brunner brought the flag down on the modern age of movie animation in Europe. Sold by SC Films, “Pachamama,” to … Continue reading

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Portraits of celebs down to a fine art

Nhlakanipho Mkhize’s ability to capture the emotions of well-known people from photographs has already helped him nab renowned DJ Black Coffee as a customer. “It was one of the highlights of my career after he bought the portrait for R10000,” … Continue reading

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Impressionist Paintings at Arasbaran

An exhibition of paintings by artists Sara Baradaran and Ghazal Shahbazi is underway at Arasbaran Cultural Center in Tehran. Fifteen works of art are on show at the event scheduled to continue till June 21. Some of Baradaran’s paintings are … Continue reading

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Assignment: Education – Holmen art pieces delivered to Haiti – News8000.com

HOLMEN, Wis. – This past winter, four art students from Holmen High School volunteered their time to create portraits of children from Haiti. The Haitian children faced violence, extreme poverty and neglect. Holmen High School art teacher Mrs. Michels, along with … Continue reading

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