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27 min ago | Bangkok Post

The escapism artist

Skyler Chen, 32, lives through pictures, not words. He grew up with dyslexia, a disorder that went undiagnosed until just a few years ago.


Related Topix: Taiwan, Southeast Asia, World News, Arts

4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Theater: Icy 'Lake Untersee' never warms up

Everyone in "Lake Untersee" is iced up. Rocky's emotional understanding of himself is frigid and unlikely to be thawed by his parents.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | Sag Harbor Online

Sag Harbor Artist Transforms Museum into Busy City Square

As fall quickly approaches and crowds thin out across the East End, those craving the bustle of summer need only wander into the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum this weekend to find themselves transported to a busy Florentine piazza.


Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Education Etc., Arts

8 hrs ago |

Bonita Fire Station gets their utility boxes painted

Taking two Saturday's from their usual schedule, "The Art Kids of San Diego County," completed the painting of two utility boxes around the Bonita Fire Department. The boxes each had their own theme but they tied in with the Fire Department.


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Arts, Imperial Beach, CA, Vista, CA, Chula Vista, CA

12 hrs ago | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Pizarro: Bodypainting artist Trina Merry shines at San Jose Museum of Art gala

The San Jose Museum of Art had great timing by prominently featuring bodypaint artist Trina Merry at its fundraising gala Saturday night. Merry's star recently has exploded on the East Coast, where she has gained a lot of publicity for painting her models to blend in with the New York City skyline.


Related Topix: Arts

14 hrs ago |

Israeli artist depicts pain of rootless Jews in Be...

Moshe Gershuni's expressive, historically loaded art, which places symbols of the Holocaust in a religious setting and seeks to polarize opinion about current Israeli society, seems unlikely to reward the casual viewer. Titled "No Father No Mother", the retrospective of paintings and ceramics since 1979 in the New National Gallery is the first solo show by an Israeli artist to be opened at Berlin's premier location for modern art.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Arts

18 hrs ago |

Astronomy Detectives Reveal Origin of Monet's 'Impression' Painting

By reconstructing the position of the sun, the condition of the tides and the view from Claude Monet's hotel room, researchers were able to determine the time and day Monet painted his dreamy piece "Impression, Sunrise" in Le Havre, France. Astronomical clues could pinpoint the day Claude Monet painted "Impression, Soleil Levant ," the art piece that lent its name to the Impressionist art movement.


Related Topix: Arts, Astronomy, Science, France, World News, Texas State University, Science / Technology

21 hrs ago | CBS Local

Villanova Art Historians Hope For New Revelations in Painting's X-Rays

The restoration of a 17th century painting is entering a new stage today at Villanova University. A team of scientists will be giving the work some serious scrutiny.


Related Topix: Arts, Villanova University

Mon Sep 15, 2014

'Under the Dome': 'Turn' sees more death come to Chester's Mill

"Under the Dome" ended on some roller coaster episodes in Season 1 and it's looking like Season 2 will be no different. "Turn" saw at least one deaths that will have major repercussions on our band of heroes.


Related Topix: Arts

Bangor Daily News

Richard Keen Featured Artist at the UCCPA, September 18 - October 31

September, 2014 - A show entitled "Form Singularity: Paintings and Sculpture" featuring new paintings and sculpture by artist Richard Keen will be on display at The Leonard R. Craig Gallery, Unity College Center for the Performing Arts , from September 18 to October 31. An opening reception will be held on October 16th from 5 - 7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The reception is free and open to the public.


Related Topix: Unity College, Unity, ME, Arts, Millikin University, York, ME, Brunswick, ME

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Bever Park's Zoo Closed for Painting

Old MacDonald's Farm and the Schuknecht Waterfowl Exhibit in Bever Park will be closed on Wed. Sept.


Related Topix: Arts

Lowell Sun

Tom Gill shares latest work at Brush

Tom Gill and the Brush Art Gallery and Studios have something in common. Both began their artistic adventures in 1982.


Related Topix: Arts, Thomas Jane, UMass Lowell

The New York Observer

John Currin's Musings on Painting From His Chat With James Cuno

Figurative painter/demigod John Currin sat down with president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust James Cuno in Los Angeles yesterday to talk about how traditional portraiture has influenced Currin's interpretation of the form. Currin, a Gagosian artist, variously discussed spanking, his first visit to the Getty, and who he paints for.


Related Topix: Arts, Vail, CO

Famed Russian Painting Makes Comes to Chicago

In addition to providing a rare look at the painting style of Soviet Realism, the ongoing Chicago exhibition Red Square on Dearborn marks the first time a renowned work by artist Chaim Livchitz has been shown publicly in the United States. Soviet Realism was a state-sanctioned style that spanned more than 50 years.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Wrigleyville (Chicago, IL), Arts

Braintree and Witham Times

Matisse cut-outs in new Tate record

The artist's great-granddaughter Sophie Matisse with Blue Nude III Spring 1952 by Henri Matisse at the Tate Modern, London A gallery assistant walks The Parakeet and the Mermaid 1952 by Henri Matisse at The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern, London A "once in a lifetime" show on Henri Matisse's paper cut-outs has smashed a new record to become the Tate's most popular exhibition. Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs explored the final chapter in the French artist's career, when ill health prevented him from painting.


Related Topix: Arts, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Enfield Independent

An artist painted a special work to commemorate the 100th anniversary ...

Malcom Gray, of Enfield, has created a mural of Royal Flying Corps fighter pilots shooting down an enemy airship over North London as part of the collection. Mr Gray, who runs an art group at Lea Valley High School, in Bullsmoor Lane, created the painting for the De Havilland Aircraft Museum, in London Colney.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Arts

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

Memorial gives first Morrison Scholar Award

Geoffrey Walker, a student at Surry Community College, won the Clifford Morrison Scholarship Award given for the first year and submitted a painting in a "steam punk" genre with a twist of Victorian emphasis. Portraits of Gladys and Clifford Morrison are on the wall behind Walker.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Photography, Surry County, NC

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hereford Times

A life in painting celebrated

THE current show at the Greenstage Gallery in Bishops Frome features the work of the late Chris Howells, who studied graphic design at Stourbridge College of Art and Design and was a glass designer and engraver before becoming a full-time artist in 1977. In 1985 Chris met a Fine Art publisher whose influence led to his work being printed on limited edition Wedgwood plates, the first called the Four Seasons and the most successful, Country Days, the top selling plate collection of its year.


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

Art Daily

Exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Karel Appel on view at Blum & Poe

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.


Related Topix: Europe, Netherlands, World News, Arts

Northwest Florida Daily News

Project targets pedestrian safety

The project was awarded to C.W. Contracting of Freeport and will take 90 days to complete.


Related Topix: Freeport, FL, Arts