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The 130-Year-Old Paint Shop That Invented Oil Pastels for Picasso

In 1912, Sennelier published The Chemistry of Colors, a guidebook that outlined how he created paint. He hoped artists would “understand the sincerity of this essay, and how it is untouched by the shadow of advertising,” he wrote. “Chemistry is … Continue reading

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New Gig Harbor tattoo parlor offers decades of experience, custom work to clients

It is no surprise that Cory Cudney is an artist. In fact, it was decided before he was born. “Before I was even born, my dad decided I would be an artist,” he said. “I got such an unbelievable head … Continue reading

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Art gallery and museum listings: July 27-Aug. 2

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‘I try to fuse realism and abstract together’

After thoroughly understanding several concepts of town planning through drawings and sketching, Deviprasad C. Rao didn’t take much time to decide which county would become his muse, when it came to recreating architectural marvels of a city onto the canvas. … Continue reading

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Q&A with painter Susan Busik

<!– return noClass: Who: Bend artist Susan Busik is the painter behind the colorful acrylic works in Magical Realism, which displays through Aug. 26 at the Oxford Hotel, 10 NW Minnesota Ave., in downtown Bend. Raised in Sisters by adoptive … Continue reading

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Cohen connects with portraits

Somewhere between running Ucluelet’s largest art gallery and baking treats for a bustling coffee joint, Signy Cohen finds time to create masterful portraits of Sports Hall of Famers. Over 200 of her black and white drawings are on display at … Continue reading

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Turning bric-a-brac into art

What started as a personal — and private — artistic venture is now a lucrative business for Halifax-based artist Dorothea LeBlanc. Although she graduated from Guelph University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, LeBlanc took a break from art … Continue reading

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Straddling East and West in art

Hybridity and eclecticism may be key concepts in much contemporary art, yet they are not new phenomena. In the Taisho Era (1912-1926), Tetsugoro Yorozu virtually personified the idea of hybrid art: As Japan rushed toward modernization, he not only experimented … Continue reading

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Deviprasad C. Rao recreates architectural marvels of Portugal in a …

After thoroughly understanding several concepts of town planning through drawings and sketching, Deviprasad C. Rao didn’t take much time to decide which county would become his muse, when it came to recreating architectural marvels of a city onto the canvas. … Continue reading

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United World Wrestling launch call for artists to enter exhibit competition

United World Wrestling (UWW) has called for artists to submit entries for an exhibit which will run alongside next month’s World Championships in Paris. The sport’s worldwide governing body has asked for entries in the exhibit, entitled “The Wrestler’s Aesthetic”, … Continue reading

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