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1 hr ago | 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.

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3 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | 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.

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11 hrs ago | TwinCities

Physicist puts time on timeless Monet painting

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.

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16 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Next consumption tax raise painting Abe into a corner

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.

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19 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Finnish painting on display in Fitchburg holds mystery

Close up of what is believed to be a depiction of Mary, mother of Christ on a mystery Finnish religious paintin FITCHBURG - In a picture window on Main Street next to the main door to the Fitchburg Historical Society's museum hangs a simple but compelling mystery. Susan L. Navarre said the museum, at 781 Main St., has received a large Finnish religious painting from the Fitchburg Art Museum.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Frank Auerbach's paintings run gamut from horror to joy as Tate Britain shows

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.

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St.Petersburg Times

Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for a Kiev-based...

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.

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Art Daily

Group exhibition of recent painting from five contemporary artists opens at Edward Thorp Gallery

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.

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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.

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The Wichita Eagle

Philly-haunted David Lynch returns for salute

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.

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Maldonandburnham Standard

A art group is celebrating fifty "glorious" years of painting and exhibitions.

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.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Beecroft gallery thriving in new location

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.

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Hispanic Business

Lighthouse painting being raffled at Fair

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.

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Inside Bay Area

Bonny Zanardi: Landscapes reflect the power of our planet

"The Quiet Earth" is the title of the solo exhibit of work by Kevyn Warnock at the Peninsula Art Institute . She includes local landscapes of the Bay Area hills and ocean shore as well as views of the mountains of her childhood home in Northern Utah.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

2014 Life is Beautiful Festival Announces Interactive Art Series, 10/24-26

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."

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WTOP-FM Washington

Museum to put 3 O'Keeffe paintings up for auction

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.

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Ain't It Cool News

Anton Sirius reviews Frederick Wiseman's National Gallery and Tatashi Miike's Over Your Dead Body

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.

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OregonLive.com

What do you hang in an Airstream?: Art Carts on Hawthorne Saturday

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.

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SFGate

The first lady vanishes

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.

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