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August at the MacRostie Art Center

Exhibiting artists include: Leslie Barlow, Duane Barnhart, Bradley Benn, Kimberly Benson, Sandra Boreen, Laurie Borggreve, Nancy Stalnaker Bundy, Dawnette Davis, David Dobbs, Constantine Dorn, Anne-Marie Erickson, Tyler Evin, Kristin Grevich, Ralph E. Hanggi Jr., Chelsey Jo Johnson, Jeremy Jones, Kelli … Continue reading

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Rare impressionist paintings at Moretti Fine Arts gallery

Nineteen paintings signed by several of the leading artists of the early twentieth century are now on display at the Moretti Fine Arts gallery. The exhibition “A summer in Monaco: from Impressionism to Modern art” pays tribute to the artistic … Continue reading

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Decoding the Music Masterpieces: Debussy’s Clair de Lune

French composer Claude Debussy’s best-loved piano piece, Clair de Lune, has entered popular consciousness thanks to its regular performance. Its origins are complex and fascinating, combining influences from poetry, the music of the Baroque period (from around 1600 to 1750), … Continue reading

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Degas and His Fascination with 19th-Century Hat Culture

Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade, installation view (all images courtesy the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco) SAN FRANCISCO — It’s hard for a major museum exhibition to surprise us, so the fact that San Francisco’s Legion of … Continue reading

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Why Do We Love Art?

One working definition to distinguish between rubbish and art is if the work inspires you in some way. When art has a purpose other than to express aesthetic delight then it serves not to explain the world as we know … Continue reading

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South Plainfield Public Library presents A New French Revolution: Impressionism in Art an Armchair Art Tour

By PRESS RELEASE FROM SENATOR PATRICK J. DIEGNAN, JR. July 17, 2017 Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak of the 18th Legislative District announced as part of their satellite office program tour, a visit to the … Continue reading

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Hats, in paintings and as sculpture, star in Degas show at Legion of Honor

Mary Cassatt, “Portrait of Madame J (Young Woman in Black),” 1883. (Courtesy of Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

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‘Degas’ at Legion of Honor reveals dynamic impressionist millinery scene

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ARTS AND HUMANITIES: Museum celebrates Southern impressionism

The term “impressionism” is most often associated with the French. Indeed, artists like Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir were, by the 1870s, depicting the interplay of light on the surface of objects by applying bright colors in disconnected strokes that … Continue reading

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‘Tumult in the City’ at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag – Blouin Artinfo

“Tumult in the City. Dutch Artists of the 1880s” an exhibition of works featuring Dutch Impressionists is on view at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Netherlands. The show explores the works of ‘Tachtigers’ (artists of the 1880s) or Dutch Impressionists such as … Continue reading

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