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3 hrs ago | Mountain View Voice

Illuminating art in a high-tech culture

Photographic panels melding art and science by Gyorgy Kepes are on display at Cantor Art Center and include this light burst, "Lichtenberg Figures," .


Related Topix: Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arts, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

'Skin Wars' tests Orlando body-painting artist

"Skin Wars," billed as TV's first body-painting contest, has a style similar to "Face Off," a contest for special-effects makeup artists.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment, Television, RuPaul's Drag Race

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Manet's 'Le Printemps' poised to reach record auction price

Edouard Manet's 1881 celebrated portrait "Le Printemps," which has been owned by the same family for a century, will be auctioned for the first time this year and could fetch up to $35 million, Christie's auction house said on Friday.


Related Topix: Arts

11 hrs ago | Wired

Renaissance Paintings Make for Hilarious (Kiiinda Sacrilegious) GIF Mashups

The Renaissance began in Italy in the 1400s. Newly made scientific discoveries meant that painters were depicting the human form with more anatomical accuracy, but their subjects were often intensely religious, Catholic figures.


Related Topix: Arts

16 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

Black Range Art Show filling its ranks

The Black Range Artists of southern New Mexico are hosting a multi media fine art show to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and homeless veterans.


Related Topix: Mimbres, NM, Arts, Deming, NM, Silver City, NM, Jarales, NM, Albuquerque, NM

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Painting and the miracle of representation

As sounds of traffic float into Ian Grose's studio above Longmarket Street in Cape Town, the soft-spoken artist is telling me about the paintings that form Some Assumptions , his new solo show at contemporary art gallery Stevenson.


Related Topix: Arts

Detroit News

Painting may be from Cranbrook's Wallace Mitchell

Much like people, antiques and art can migrate far from their original location.


Related Topix: Arts, Detroit, MI

Is 'dazzle-painting' art?

Today's column may strike some as a worry about nothing. In its defense, art is so bastardized these days, extra wariness seems called for.


Related Topix: Arts, US Military, US Navy, US News


McVicker and students show plein air paintings

This painting by Jim McVicker depicts his plein air painting class. It was painted by him en plein air, of course.


Related Topix: Arts, Eureka, CA, Trinidad, CA, Loleta, CA

Matthew Moskowitz, reception, SpaceWomb Gallery, 57 Stanton NYC Thurs 7/31 6-8pm

Matthew Moskowitz, internationally acclaimed artist, will be have an artist reception , in a group exhibition at SpaceWomb Gallery, 57 Stanton NYC Thurs 7/31 6-8pm His most special project, Yacht Rendezvous, was in colaboration with Donald Trump and was held at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.


Related Topix: New York, Arts

The Bennington Banner

Brian Sweetland's nature remembered at Southern Vermont Arts Center

Abe and Brenda Madkour befriended Brian Sweetland soon after he'd arrived in Dorset, and they were immediately impressed by the young man and his paintings.


Related Topix: Dorset, VT, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Arts, Pawlet, VT

The Japan Times

'Time and the Painting: 24 Episodes'

Like chapters of a book, there are 24 different themes in this exhibition, with works representing the eras during which the featured artists lived.


Related Topix: Arts

Evening News

Packed programme ahead as Great Yarmouth prepares to host biggest ever Out There festival

Breathtaking circus stunts, incredible acrobatic displays, glittering cabaret and a multicoloured dance spectacle will come together in Great Yarmouth for an arts extravaganza - which the public are invited to take part in.


Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Explosion, Arts

Wed Jul 30, 2014

American Artist

The 9 by 5 Impressionism Exhibition

Perhaps the most famous exhibition of these artists was produced in 1889 and called the "9 x 5 Impressionism Exhibition".


Related Topix: Arts

Monterey County Herald

Art Beat: Photographs take a sensuous look at cars

CARMEL >> With Classic Car Week right around the corner, the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts hosts a photography exhibit exploring the sensual lines and curves of the automobile.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Events, Carmel, CA, Monterey, CA, Pacific Grove, CA

Painting the Town, One Landmark At A Time

Tucked away on an exclusive block in the East 60s, off Lexington Avenue and across the street from J. Pocker, a bespoke frame shop and neighborhood institution, is the Society of Illustrators, founded more than 100 years ago and situated in a former carriage house.


Related Topix: Arts, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Corona, NY

Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

How to choose exterior paint colors

Painting your home's exterior is quite an undertaking. It has great potential to improve curb appeal and how you feel about your house.


Related Topix: Arts

The Modesto Bee

Hancock County woman works to open arts hub

As valuable to life as it is to canvas, Hanley's students say now is the time for that lesson to be spread to more students.


Related Topix: Hancock County, IN, Life, Crafts, New Palestine, IN, Arts


Contemporary Artist Ricco DiStefano Creates Tiger Painting For Global ...

Contemporary Artist Ricco DiStefano has created a tiger painting for Global Tiger Day, July 29, 2014, to help raise funds to save endangered tigers.


Related Topix: Arts, Spokane, WA, La Conner, WA


Stunning Auction Highlights The New Faces Of Middle Eastern Art

Ahead of Sotheby's landmark auction in Doha, Qatar this October, the auction house is exhibiting highlights at its New Bond Street galleries in London.


Related Topix: Retail, Auctions, Sothebys Holdings, World News, Qatar, Middle East, Arts, Techno, Japan, Getty Images