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2 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

BU Art Museum to open fall exhibitBU Art Museum to open fall...

BU Art Museum to open fall exhibit The juried exhibition features 25 artists who work in a variety of media. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1s4d5sN "Nest" by Brenda LaBier is among the artwork on display at the Binghamton University Art Museum exhibit "Alumni Art Show 2014."

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Architect Online

Shigeru Ban Architects Wins Tainan Museum of Fine Arts Competition

Shigeru Ban Architects has won the commission for the Museum of Fine Arts in Tainan, Taiwan. The city's government held the design competition to build a museum that would celebrate Tainan's fine arts culture with platforms for both local and international exhibitions as well as arts education and research.

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9 hrs ago | Western Star

Sherry White writing for several popular television series

While she's working in what many would consider a dream job, Sherry White, who grew up in Stephenville, still misses home. As a writer-producer for "Rookie Blue" and several other television series she keeps real busy, but said there are still times her heart is at home, especially this summer when she couldn't attend a St. Stephen's High 25th class reunion.

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13 hrs ago | PlanPhilly

Royal redevelopment plans advancing, facadism and density ahead

Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday. We may never know what the Royal Theater could become.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

CultureMap

New Lamborghini is center of attention at high-octane black-tie dinner

We dare say that Rienzi , the stately museum home in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston stable of riches, has never before witnessed a more high-powered gathering than the other night when Lamborghini roared in with four of its hottest numbers. The occasion was a black-tie evening celebrating the U.S. dealership premiere of the new Huracn, a 10-cylinder, four-wheel drive, 600 horsepower, 5.2 liter sports car.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Aventador, Arts

Commercial Dispatch

Watercolorist to exhibit at Macon Welcome Center

Main Street Macon presents an exhibit of paintings and prints by Martha Stennis at the Macon Welcome Center, 401 Jefferson St., from Sept. 23 through Oct. 27. The public is invited to an opening reception Sept.

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Related Topix: Macon, MS, Mississippi, Arts, University of Mississippi, Home, Home Decorating, Clarke County, MS

Martinsburg Journal

Museum of Fine Arts announces new board members

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts announced the appointment of new Board of Trustee members at the meeting on June 25. For a complete listing of the Museum's trustees, visit www.wcmfa.org Judith Wheeler, who has served as a member of the museum's board of advisors since 2008 and as president 2012-2014.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

50 (5) of the Weirdest Movies Ever Made

"Rabbits" by David Lynch A Lynchian renaissance is happening at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, where David Lynch studied painting before his surreal entry into filmmaking with 1977's Eraserhead. The school is the site of Lynch's first major museum exhibition in the United States.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Eraserhead, Arts, Painting

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. Each episode of the weekly series features an intimate, invitation-only concert by cutting-edge, contemporary musicians, along with artist interviews and insights about the unusual venues chosen.

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Related Topix: Arts, Vampire Weekend, Pop/Rock

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Longendorfer family exhibit on display through September

John Longendorfer, owner of the Golden Fish Gallery in Milford, Pa., never anticipated that an ad at a car wash would lead to a long marriage and a gallery full of family-made art. Some of that art is on display through September.

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Related Topix: Camden, NJ, University of the Arts

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Fine Arts: McIndoe exhibit at Pennington School captures New York City's energy, color, vibrancy

The title of Ken McIndoe's exhibit running now in the Silva Gallery at The Pennington School is simply "Paintings" but a more appropriate title could be "New York, New York." Widely known as one of a small group called the New York City Street Painters, he captures the energy, the color, the very life of the city in the 32 paintings being shown.

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Boston.com

At new fashion exhibition, MFA goes glam

The theatrics at the Museum of Fine Arts begin as soon as visitors step into the dark rectangular hall. Dramatic lighting, along with a pair of chandeliers dripping with crystals, set the scene, and gowns make their entrance on a sweeping grand staircase reminiscent of, say, "Gone With the Wind."

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Related Topix: Arts, Betty Grable, Carole Lombard, Pop/Rock, Mae West

Jerusalem Post

Limmud FSU to kick off festival of Jewish learning

This week marks the beginning of the second annual Limmud FSU festival in Vitebsk, the birthplace of legendary artist Marc Chagall. More than 600 of Belarus's young Jewish professionals ages 20 to 60 are slated to come together at the Vitebsk National Museum of Fine Arts from September 12-14.

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Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Europe, Travel, Europe Travel, Belarus Travel, Arts, Israel, Middle East

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Art Daily

Stars from the '30s and '40s take center stage in exhibition of fashion and jewelry

Jewelry designer Neil Lane with Michelle Finamore, Penny Vinik Curator of Fashion Arts, and Emily Stoehrer, Rita J. and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Dripping with diamonds and shimmering in satin, stars from Hollywood's golden era wore luxurious fashions that epitomized on-screen style in the 1930s and 1940s-the most glamorous years of Hollywood film.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fashion, Chanel, Designers, Photography

Lowell Sun

David Lynch visits Philly for exhibit on his art

Lynch was in the city on Wednesday for a walkthrough of the exhibit. Lynch is best known for making movies, but he's also an artist.

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Star-Telegram.com

David Lynch visits Philly for exhibit on his art

Lynch was in the city on Wednesday for a walkthrough of the exhibit. Lynch is best known for making movies, but he's also an artist.

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Phillymag.com

David Lynch Kicks Off New PAFA ExhibitAnd tries one of those Twin Peaks-inspired Federal Donuts.

Film director David Lynch showed up at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to discuss the much-anticipated exhibition of his work opening at PAFA on Saturday, September 13th. "David Lynch: The Unified Field" will be Lynch's first major museum exhibition in the United States, featuring works from all periods of The Mulholland Drive director's career.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Blue Velvet, Thriller, Mystery Movies, David Lynch, Ethnic, Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Grand Island Pennysaver

Castellani to open new exhibition by Buffalo artist alexandra spaulding

The latest exhibition in the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's TopSpin Series opens this Sunday with "alexandra spaulding: the one that I've kept closest." An opening reception is set for 2-4 p.m. with an artist talk at 3 p.m. Born in Buffalo in 1979, spaulding received a bachelor of fine arts with honors from The Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 2002, her master of fine arts and Ph.D. from The Glasgow School of Art in Scotland.

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The New York Observer

Fall Arts Preview: Top 10 Museum Exhibitions

It's tempting to see the fall exhibition season as a clash of titans, with each museum battling for the most visitors and highest gross. But the thing is, there's a host of wonderful, challenging and charming shows coming to New York's institutes of fine arts.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Museum of Fine Arts will close building for upgrades in 2016

The Salt Lake Tribune) Art student Jason Boehm sketches The Annunciation by an unknown artist at the Utah Museum of Fine Art on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, January 22, 2014. The UMFA will open a new exhibit Friday, January 24th, an HD video by the Center for Land Use Interpretation of the Great Salt Lake Landscape.

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Related Topix: Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

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