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Blum & Poe is presenting an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Karel Appel . Organized in collaboration with the Karel Appel Foundation in Amsterdam, this exhibition represents the first significant overview of Appel in New York City in more than forty years and will be comprised of works dating from 1947-1981.
5 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News
The project was awarded to C.W. Contracting of Freeport and will take 90 days to complete.
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That's the moment Claude Monet put brush to canvas to depict a hazy sunrise seen from his hotel room in Le Havre, according to Donald Olson, a physicist at Texas State University, San Marcos. The name Monet gave to that now-famous work, "Impression, Soleil Levant," later was affixed to a school of art marked by its imprecise, subjective depiction of quotidian scenes, executed with loose brush strokes in vivid hues.
13 hrs ago | The Japan Times
On Aug. 13, the Cabinet Office released preliminary economic figures for the April-June period, showing that gross domestic product decreased 6.8 percent on an annualized basis in real terms from the previous quarter, the biggest negative growth rate recorded since the triple disasters on March 11, 2011. While it is true that the fall in GDP represented a reaction to a big spending spree by consumers ahead of the consumption tax increase from April 1 from 5 percent to 8 percent, the drop was greater than the GDP contraction in 1989 when the consumption tax was first introduced and in 1997 when the tax rate went from 3 to 5 percent.
Lucian Freud's bequest of Frank Auerbach paintings is a tribute to his artist friend's profound work, writes Jonathan Jones When Frank Auerbach was a few weeks away from his eighth birthday, his parents put him on a train from Germany to Britain. It was April 1939 and he would never see them again.
Anton Gerashchenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian Internal Affairs Ministry, wrote on his Facebook page that his country would not hand the climber - whom he described as a "hero of Ukraine" - over to Russia to face trial. Photo: Mustang-wanted.com / Facebook.com Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for a Kiev-based extreme climber accused of painting the spire of a Moscow landmark skyscraper in Ukrainian colors and hanging a Ukrainian flag from it, a news report said.
Edward Thorp Gallery announces Junction, a group exhibition of recent painting from five contemporary artists. All the works exhibit a vocabulary of highly expressive and personal imagery.
Hi Miguel, Two of the three charachters here look like those of old quiz shows on tv. The yellow one in bottoms right looks like Mr Chips from the old show Catchphrase while the red one in upper right looks like Dusty Bin from the show 321 I wonder if the third one is from a quiz too? Nice capture of this odd mural, the colors are brilliant and I can or but smile at the drawings.
Never mind the world outside David Lynch's studio window: the sun beaming on the Hollywood Hills, the sprinklered lawns ringed by dry chaparral, the open-top tourist vans prowling for homes of stars. Stationed at his long desk, chain-smoking American Spirits, tossing the butts on the concrete floor, the celebrated filmmaker and artist is time-traveling to 1960s Philadelphia, recalling his 5A1 2 years in a city that seeped into his soul.
The Burnham Art Club began in the mid 1950s when a small group of friends, including Phyllis Pitcher, Shirley Bird and Joan Winder, would paint together at home, before holding their first exhibition in 1964. The club, which focuses on painting and has about 35 members, has met at various venues over the years, including the Burnham Sailing Club and is currently held at the King's Hall, in Burnham.
SOUTHEND'S old town centre library has been converted into a thriving art gallery, showcasing some of the town's best talent. The Beecroft Art Gallery relocated to the former Central Library, in Victoria Avenue, Southend, earlier this summer, but has now been officially opened.
In the art room of the exhibition building at the Rochester Fair there is an oil painting of a lighthouse, for which raffle tickets are being sold. The painting, executed and donated by the Fair's Art Superintendent on the Isles of Shoals, and the proceeds from the raffle will help to restore the structure, which was badly pounded by the Patriot's Day storm in 2007.
Life is Beautiful Festival unveils another pillar for its 2014 culture festival taking place Friday, October 24 through Sunday, October 26. The art program is designed to create a live urban gallery that is seamlessly integrated into the festival footprint by employing several mediums of visual art from large-scale murals and instalments to interactive art centers and immersive galleries. "The art program is as integral to the overall festival experience as any other aspect at Life is Beautiful," said festival founder Rehan Choudhry, " Our goal is to change individual's everyday relationship with art by inspiring creativity and challenging perspectives, especially amongst those who normally wouldn't consider themselves art enthusiasts."
In this Oct. 8, 1970 file photo, Georgia O'Keeffe stands next to her original oil paintings during a press review of her 121 paintings, watercolors, and drawings on exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art, in New York. The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum said Friday, Sept.
TIFF '14: Anton Sirius sends his thoughts on Frederick Wiseman's NATIONAL GALLERY and Tatashi Miike's OVER YOUR DEAD BODY! An excellent addition to the lengthy Wiseman canon, NATIONAL GALLERY is a behind-the scenes exploration of one of the world's most important museums. Filmed during the gallery's late 2011 Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, Wiseman's dispassionate, omnipresent camera catches the rhythms and sometimes the rhymes of the staff, visitors and day-to-day routines of the institution.
Efficiency is important in a tiny house, where every inch has to perform multiple tasks, but so too is aesthetics. Tiny house builders sometimes splurge on fine materials since they only need a fraction of the wood, hardware and paint of a standard size house.
When ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled his official portrait at the state Capitol on Monday, something was missing. Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, Associated Press There was one detail easily overlooked in this week's unveiling of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger 's official portrait in the state Capitol - his estranged wife, Maria Shriver.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:14 pm
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