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Offerings at historic Wenham fair continue to grow

Family Festival and Craft Fair turns 42 this Saturday, and it's still growing. The event, which hosted 45 craftspeople in 2007 and 50 in 2009 will feature more than 70 artisans this year.

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Related Topix: Wenham, MA, Arts, Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Painting, Topsfield, MA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Art Daily

Joslyn Art Museum announces new gifts of contemporary sculpture, Western painting

Joslyn Art Museum has installed a new bronze work in its Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden - Magdalena Abakanowicz's Single .

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, New York

Tue Aug 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Video: Balloon sculpture at Museum of Fine Arts will blow you away

If you've ever been impressed by a balloon animal, prepare to be blown away by a new art exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg made up entirely of balloons.

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Related Topix: Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

Art Daily

Quinn & Farmer to auction photography collection of former Virginia museum publication manager

Quinn & Farmer Auctions in Charlottesville, Virginia, is hosting an online-only sale through LiveAuctioneers that features the photography collection of George Cruger, former publications manager for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Charlottesville, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Channelnewsasia.com

Queen Street makeover: Wider walkways, public art and a play space

Giving the area more colour will be 10 new concrete benches painted by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts students, says the Urban Redevelopment Authority.

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Related Topix: Arts, Indonesia, World News,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Pianist concludes Marly Music Series

Eric Himy will present one of the most technically demanding and expressive concerts ever attempted at the Museum of Fine Arts on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. in the elegant Marly Room.

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Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, The Juilliard School, Opinion

Art Daily

Important Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu to paint at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

VMFA has commissioned South African artist Esther Mahlangu to create two large-scale paintings that will become part of the museum's permanent collection.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting

SFGate

Panama Pacific International Exposition centennial exhibit

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Scoop

Scholarship awarded to Elam and MA ori Studies stud...

A young woman with a passion for Mori taonga has been awarded the inaugural Sir Hugh Kawharu Scholarship at Auckland Museum to research the production practises and uses of tapa cloth in Aotearoa.

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Related Topix: Arts

Sat Aug 16, 2014

BellaOnline

Magna Carta Travels from UK Castle to MFA Boston

The Magna Carta, a significant document in the history of Britain & US becomes the center of an art exhibition in Boston.

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Related Topix: Arts

KISU-TV Pocatello

Live from the Artists Den

LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN is an innovative new music series featuring extraordinary artists performing in extraordinary settings.

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Related Topix: Arts, Pop/Rock, Jason Mraz

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Art Daily

'Jie (Boundaries): Contemporary Art from Taiwan' at the Johnson Museum

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University presents Jie : Contemporary Art from Taiwan, on view now through December 21. This exhibition, jointly organized by the Johnson Museum of Art and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, was curated by An-yi Pan, associate professor in the Department of the History of Art and Visual Studies ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cornell University, Arts, City University of New York, National University

680News

Montreal museum to highlight avant-garde, Warhol and war in new shows

Van Gogh, Gauguin, Kandinsky and Andy Warhol will be among the artistic legends under the spotlight in shows at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts this fall.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Talking with ... An artist who lets them eat cake

J.: You grew up in Canada, in Saskatoon. What was your Jewish upbringing and what was the community like there? Leah Rosenberg: It was a small community and we were quite involved.

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Related Topix: Arts, California College of the Arts, Painting

WNYC-AM New York

After Six Decades, Painter Jamie Wyeth Continues To Surprise

Painter Jamie Wyeth has long lived in the shadow of his famous father, Andrew Wyeth, and grandfather, N.C. Wyeth.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

A historic wedding in Fairfield

The Burr Homestead, as it appeared in an undated photo taken by conservationist Mabel Osgood Wright.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Wedding, Arts, Fairfield County, CT

The Globe and Mail

How Paris changed my Instagramming ways

Tourists cool off in the fountains near the Pyramid entrance of the Louvre Museum on a hot summer day in Paris July 8, 2010.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Paris, TN, Arts, Instagram, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

New York Sun

Glackens in the Hamptons

William Glackens , a founding member of the Ashcan School, was at the vanguard of American art and later an effective proponent of French Modernism, responsible for bringing impressionist and postimpressionist masterworks to American audiences.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, NY, Arts, Painting, Life, Fruits, Food

Tue Aug 12, 2014

SFGate

'Schiava Turca' at Legion of Honor a portrait of mystery

Fine Arts Museum director Colin Bailey and Aimee Ng, a curator from the Frick in New York, in front of "Schiava Turca."

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Medusa, NY, Entertainment

UnionvilleTimes.com

Art Watch: Heather Davis

Oil painter Heather Davis will be showing her light-filled, beautiful Brandywine Valley landscapes at Galer Estate Winery Pop up show Thursday August 14th from 4-8pm .

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Newtown Square, PA, Rhode Island School of Design, Chester County, PA, West Chester, PA

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