Archive for January, 2017

New York Times Looks at Possible Cuts to NEA

In the wake of Donald Trump’s increasingly hostile executive orders, the New York Times asks what might happen if the president’s intent to defund the NEA actually happens.  The article looks at a number of projects funded by the NEA, from major museum exhibitions to art therapy classes for American veterans.  “It is the mark of […]... | Read More

NEWS: Clarice Pecori Giraldi Named Regional Director for Phillips in Italy

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style – Open for Adults

Chris Brandley:

Join me for 2 exciting days of oil painting!  Our time together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

  I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting... | Read More

Jim Jarmusch On Iggy Pop, Hip-Hop And Finding Poetry In Mundane Things

Jarmusch's new movie, which was inspired by William Carlos Williams' epic poem Paterson, is about a bus driver who writes poetry. Jarmusch also made a documentary about Iggy and the Stooges.

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MoMA Appoints Kate Lewis Chief Conservator

The Museum of Modern Art in New York announced today that Kate Lewis has been appointed the chief conservator of its David Booth Conservation Center and Department. She succeeds James Coddington, who retired last December.Lewis joined MoMA in 2013 as … Read More... | Read More

500 WORDS: Luisa Lambri

Luisa Lambri discusses her work about and in the Met Breuer... | Read More

What It’s Like To Join The Chicago Symphony

Nathan Cole: As I put in my first set of numbers, my stand partner made a sound, a kind of groan cut short. I looked over, the point of my pencil still on the page. “Did you want my markings on the bottom instead?” “We don’t mark fingerings here,” he said." “Here, you mean at this spot?” “I mean in this orchestra.” His face softened, and he added, “Sorry, you’re probably... | Read More

NEWS: Facebook Rejects “X-Rated” Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Exhibition Ad

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VAGF’s 2017 FRESH START entries due Feb. 5

https://vagf.org/2017/01/13/fresh-start-call-for-artworks/

This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for our upcoming show titled Fresh Start for the year 2017 to be held from February 19th through March 26th.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be... | Read More

Ellen Soderquist’s Life Drawing Workshop 2017

The Artists Showplace Gallery presents…

MARCH 10th & March11th $220 Life DrawingWORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONAn effective gesture drawing not only records the necessities of the physical attributes of the model, but also embodies an essence of humanity. Establishing the weight, shape, movement and rhythm of the model’s pose provides a visual armature on which a... | Read More
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