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Hans Hofmann at Portland Museum of Art

An exhibition of works by American-German painter Hans Hofmann is on view at Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine. “Hans Hofmann: Works on Paper” features works on paper by the artist and provides an in-depth look at this aspect of Hofmann’s … Continue reading

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Why is there a Stella Artois mural in NoDa?

Last week, NoDa saw the addition of four new murals to two different buildings on North Davidson Street. Three can be found on the Solstice Tavern walls, and another can be found on the wall at 35th and North Davidson … Continue reading

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Is It Art or Is It Science?

At first, it looks like a painting from the school of abstract expressionism. A red, central column spiked with narrow yellow bands stands brilliantly against a black field. But actually this is a photograph capturing bacteria in communication with one … Continue reading

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‘Red’ considers purpose of art

Mark Rothko, an inscrutable artist who was part of the first generation of abstract expressionists to invigorate American art in post-World War II America, was driven to find more than beauty in his paintings, but rather a spiritual dynamic. By … Continue reading

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Fanny Sanín exhibition at Women in the Arts museum follows movement to spotlight female abstract artists

Fanny Sanín’s “Acrylic No. 2,” part of the “Equilibrium” exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Female abstract artists such as Sanín historically went unnoticed or were accused of copying men. (Fanny Sanín/National Museum of Women in … Continue reading

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Milton Avery Exhibition at Victoria Miro Gallery, London

Victoria Miro Gallery, London, is hosting the first exhibition in London in ten years by the twentieth century master Milton Avery (1885 – 1965). The exhibition features paintings and works on paper created by Milton Avery throughout his career. Many of the … Continue reading

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‘Evening Climb: The Later Style Of Lim Tze Peng’ at NUS Museum, Singapore

NUS Museum presents “Evening Climb: The Later Style Of Lim Tze Peng,” featuring works by one of the most significant artists in Singapore – Lim Tze Peng, at the gallery’s venue at Singapore. Peng is a master of the ink brush … Continue reading

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MIFF Talks: Street Artists

The Melbourne International Film Festival is celebrating the twin world premieres of Have You Seen the Listers? and the virtual reality experience Rone with an evening of talks by four renowned street artists. The special guests include Anthony Lister, originally … Continue reading

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Watch the New Documentary that Follows the Life of an Andy Warhol Brillo Box

Baby Lisanne Skyler on the Brillo Box (1969) (photo © the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Brillo trademark used with permission of Armaly Brands, Inc., photo courtesy HBO) Few works of modern art are as iconic … Continue reading

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Q&A: Keith Oehmig

Keith Oehmig, director and founder of the Wiscasset Bay Gallery, and a painter himself, opened his first gallery in 1985 in Bath, Maine, with a couple hundred dollars in his pocket. Three decades and two locations later, the gallery is … Continue reading

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