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elcome to the ARC exhibition page. In an attempt to better assist in art education, we thought it important to tie together our work here at ARC with the work being done by so many others around the globe. Below you will find a list of ARC recommended exhibitions. This includes important exhibitions being mounted for artists of prior centuries and also those organized for our ARC Approved Artists™ and ARC Living Masters™. This list is a work in progress and we will actively add to it as our fans and artists write in to inform us of new and upcoming exhibitions that are taking place. Each exhibition below has been reviewed by our expert staff and contains material that we feel is worth seeing. Please view the links to the individual sites below for more details on specific content.

EXHIBITIONS INDEX
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Masters™
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™
  • Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers
  • Special Events
  • Gallery Exhibitions
  • Museum Exhibitions
  • Auction Pre-Sales
  • Specialized Museums Dedicated to a Single Artist


  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Masters™


    At the Auction
    April 2 - 25, 2015

    Gallery Henoch - 555 West 25th St., New York, NY

    ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene will be having solo exhibition of new paintings. The paintings depict the moments of drama that occur in the high-stakes world art auctions.

    The reception is open to the public on Thursday April 2 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


    The Fantastical Art of James Gurney
    February 14 - May 25, 2015

    Stamford Museum & Nature Center - 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903

    A fascinating exhibition of original oil paintings from The New York Times bestseller Dinotopia: A Land Apart From Time (1992), Dinotopia: The World Beneath (1995), and Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara (2007) by ARC Living Master™James Gurney. The fantastical art in the Dinotopia series was inspired by Gurney's childhood fascination with archaeology, dinosaurs, lost civilizations, and art. He went on to work with scientists and historians at National Geographic magazine to create images of ancient worlds; a project that inspired the conceptual framework for Dinotopia.

    For fossil fans and dinosaur devotees, a variety of specimens from the Paleontology Collection of the Stamford Museum will be exhibited. The exhibition has been organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum.


    Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™


    Gallipoli Art Prize
    April 22 - May 3, 2015

    12-14 Loftus Street, Circular Quay, Sydney 2000 Australia

    ARCALM™ Vicki Sullivan has been accepted into the Gallipoli Art Prize competition. The competition commenced in 2006 and will be conducted annually up to and inclusive of the Centenary Year 2015.
    This year is the 100 year Commemoration of Gallipoli.


    John Pototschnik One Man Show
    May 1 - 31, 2015

    Southwest Gallery - 4500 Sigma Rd. Dallas, Texas

    ARCALM™ John Pototschnik will be holding his first solo sat the Southwest Gallery in Dallas, TX. The exhibition hangs through the month of May with the opening reception being held May 9th from 1 to 5 pm. Over 30 paintings will be on display.


    Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™


    Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers


    Reconfigure
    March 28 - May 9, 2015

    TAFA Gallery - 415 South Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

    The Texas Academy of Figurative Art will be holding a grand opening of their new exhibition space. The figurative artwork of TAFA artists will be on display.

    The opening reception will be on March 28, 2015 from 4 pm to 9 pm.

    Artists and Alumni of Studio Incamminati at the Comcast Center
    August 25, 2014 - April 23, 2015

    Art at the Center, The Market and Shops at Comcast Center - 1701 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia, PA

    Art at the Center at the Market and Shops at Comcast presents an exhibition and sale of some of the finest art of its kind, from Studio Incamminati artists. More than 65 works are on display at the bustling Center City landmark. Art at the Center, a 3,500 square-foot space, opened in April, 2014. Approximately 2,000 commuters and visitors pass it daily.

    Painting demonstrations by Studio Incamminati instructors bring the curriculum to life.

    Official Grand Opening and Alumni Exhibition
    May 3, 2015

    FAA - US - Mana Contemporary, 888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

    The Florence Academy of Art will be holding an official Grand Opening and Alumni exhibition on May 3, 2015 from 1:00 - 6:00 pm.

    Visitors can tour the new location and view select works by Florence Academy graduates. Some works will be for sale.

    Sexes
    April 20 - May 15, 2015

    Rehs Gallery - 5 East 57th Street, 8th floor, New York NY 10022

    ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies is having an exhibition of student, alumni, and instructor works.

    The Exhibition, titled “Sexes”, running through May 15, challenges artists to explore the perceptions that surround one of the most debated topics in society today; ideas that relate to gender stereotypes and sexual identity, while touching on culture, religion, and politics. Over 25 Ani artists from 3 countries will share their thoughts on this intriguing topic, while exhibiting some of the finest works of contemporary realism.

    Special Events


    IGOR Masterworks Museum Exhibition and Competition
    May 19 - July 26, 2015

    The R.W. Norton Art Gallery - 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport, Louisiana

    The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is accepting entries from its members for its Masterworks Museum Exhibition, the tour of which is being promoted by David J. Wagner, L.L.C. The exhibition is scheduled from May 19 - July 26, 2015 at the prestigious R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, Louisiana. This will be an IGOR members-only exhibition with an emphasis on museum-quality artwork. Among the artists exhibiting are ARC Living Masters&Trade;s David Bowers, Ardith Starostka, and Vala Ola and ARC Associate Living Master&Trade;s Don Clapper, Ed Copley, and Sivananda Nyayapathi.

    54th Annual Exhibition - Art and the Animal Tour
    April 17 - August 30, 2015

    The National Sporting Library and Museum - 5102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, Virginia 20118

    The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures, on land, sea and air, in a wide range of media and artistic styles. In their mission to promote artistic excellence in the portrayal of animals, the SAA aims to broaden appreciation for the natural world.

    Gallery Exhibitions


    Museum Exhibitions


    Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty

    February 21 April 5 - June 14, 2015

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

    This unprecedented selection of more than twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo from Italian museums is the first exhibition to explore Leonardo's philosophy of beauty as contrasted with his rival Michelangelo. Also featured will be Leonardo's renowned Codex on the Flight of Birds, containing a hidden self-portrait at age fifty-three, which has never previously been exhibited.

    Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence

    February 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015

    National Gallery of Art - 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

    The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented on the imaginative Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo's paintings will premiere at the Gallery. 40 of the artist's most compelling paintings will be on view, including beguiling mythologies and religious works (some on loan from churches in Italy), as well as one of his greatest works, the Madonna and Child with Saints Elizabeth of Hungary, Catherine of Alexandria, Peter, and John the Evangelist with Angels from the Museo degli Innocenti, Florence.

    Masterworks From the Corcoran

    February 7, 2015 - May 3, 2015

    National Gallery of Art - 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

    In 2014 the National Gallery of Art assumed stewardship of the Corcoran Gallery of Art's renowned collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, and photographs. A number of celebrated works by great American artists such as Frederic Edwin Church, Albert Bierstadt, Sanford Robinson Gifford, Samuel F. B. Morse, and Hiram Powers will be exhibited.

    Late Rembrandt

    February 12, 2015 - May 17, 2015

    Rijksmuseum - Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam

    This is the first time that an exhibition has been dedicated to the late work of one of the greatest painters who ever lived: Rembrandt. Over 100 of the paintings, drawings and prints that Rembrandt produced in the final phase of his life can be seen here, brought together from museums and private collections across the globe.

    Marvels and Mirages of Orientalism -
    From Spain to Morocco, Benjamin-Constant in His Time


    January 31, 2015 - May 31, 2015

    The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - 1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    This exhibition on Orientalism, a first for Canada, is based on extensive original research. The show unveils the forgotten figure of a master of the genre, Benjamin-Constant.

    Following in the footsteps of artists like Delacroix, whom he admired, this flamboyant painter's Orientalism is similar to that of Henri Regnault, Mariano Fortuny, Georges Clairin and Jean-Paul Laurens, who also figure largely in the exhibition. Appropriating the stereotypes of a colonial Near East, Benjamin-Constant alternated indolent odalisques and fierce Moors in his large-scale paintings.

    Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

    March 7, 2015 - May 31, 2015

    de Young Museum - Golden Gate Park - 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118

    Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition highlights works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. See this rare presentation of some of the most iconic images in the history of Western art as they travel to San Francisco from the National Galleries of Scotland. Paintings selected from the collection include masterpieces by Sandro Botticelli, Diego Velázquez, Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Sir Henry Raeburn, Frederic Edwin Church, Claude Monet, and more.

    Sculpture in the Age of Donatello

    February 20 - June 14, 2015

    Museum of Biblical Art - 1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023

    Twenty-three masterpieces of early Florentine Renaissance sculpture, most never seen outside Italy, will be exhibited at MOBIA as the centerpiece of the Museum's tenth anniversary season. MOBIA will be the sole world-wide venue for this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Works by Donatello, Brunelleschi, Nanni di Banco, Luca della Robbia and others were made in the first decades of the fifteenth century for Florence Cathedral ("Il Duomo"), which was then in the last phase of its construction, and are figural complements to Brunelleschi's soaring dome, conveying an analogous sense of courage and human potential. Like the dome, these statues of prophets and saints express the spiritual tension of a faith-driven humanism destined to transform Western culture.

    Whistler in Paris, London, and Venice

    January 30, 2015 - July 19, 2015

    The Yale University Art Gallery - 1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

    This exhibition examines one of the most celebrated artists of the 19th century through the lens of three of his earliest and most innovative sets of etchings, the so-called French, Thames, and Venice Sets. Each set is representative of an important period in Whistler's life: as a student in Paris, absorbing the lessons of his Realist contemporaries and the Old Masters; as an emerging artist in London, forging a name for himself as an etcher; and as a well-known artist and teacher in Venice.

    The Critique of Reason: Romantic Art, 1760ř1860

    March 6, 2015 - July 26, 2015

    The Yale University Art Gallery - 1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

    The first major collaborative exhibition between the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art, this exhibition offers an unprecedented opportunity to display together treasured works from both museums' collections. The show comprises paintings, sculptures, medals, watercolors, drawings, prints, and photographs by such iconic artists as William Blake, Géricault, Goya, and Turner. The broad range of work selected challenges the traditional notion of the Romantic artist as a brooding genius given to introversion and fantasy. Instead, the exhibition's eight thematic sections juxtapose arresting works that reveal the Romantics as attentive explorers of their natural and cultural worlds.

    Leighton's Flaming June

    June 9 - September 6, 2015

    Frick Collection - 1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023

    At the end of his career, the British artist Frederic Leighton painted the now-iconic image of a sleeping woman in a vivid orange gown. On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming June makes its first public appearance in New York City, exhibited alongside the Frick's four full-length portraits by James McNeill Whistler, another major proponent of "art for art's sake."

    Castiglione: Lost Genius

    August 9 - November 8, 2015

    Denver Art Museum - 1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023

    This exhibit features 90 of the finest examples of drawings, etchings, and monotypes of the master Genoese draftsman, painter, and printmaker Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. A forgotten master from the Italian baroque, Castiglione was a self-proclaimed genius, whose artworks entered the Royal Collection in 1762. The exhibition explores Castiglione's mastery of art and how he produced brilliant works despite his turbulent private life that prevented him from becoming more widely known.

    Auction Pre-Sales

    Viewing public auction presales is one of the best ways to see important works from a given period that are in private collections and are otherwise not on public view. Most if not all of these paintings are sold back into private collections and many are never put on public view again. Below are a list of some of the important upcoming and current presales.

    (If the auction catalogue has not been published yet with pre-sale viewing dates, only the actual sale date is provided. The presale always takes place the immediate days leading up to the auction and the catalogue is usually published one month prior. Please stay tuned to this page for updates.)


    Sotheby's - London

    The Orientalist Sale

    Exhibition Dates: April 17 - 21, 2015

    Sale Date: April 21, 2015

    Christie's - New York, Rockefeller Plaza

    Christie's Interiors

    Exhibition Dates: April 24 -27, 2015

    Sale Date: April 28, 2015

    Specialized Museums Dedicated to a Single Artist

    These museums are more rare, but have the educational effect of a permanent exhibition of a given artist. There is nothing more informative about an individual's work then to see a large grouping of the artists best work in one location, as well as studies and sketches to help a viewer understand how an artist worked. These specialized museums have given to the public the ability to see a permanent exhibition on an important artist all year round.

    The De Morgan Centre

    Evelyn de Morgan was an important 2nd generation Pre-Raphaelite and the niece of Spencer Stanhope. She is one of the few female followers of Dante Gabrielle Rossetti and Edward Coley Burne-Jones.

    38 West Hill, London SW18 1RZ

    Musée Eugène-Delacroix

    Eugène Delacroix was born April 26, 1798. He was a famous French historical painter and a leader of the Romantic movement. Associated with the Louvre, This Museum was the last home of Delacroix, where he resided from 1857 until his death in 1863. It contains works that cover most of the career of Delacroix and some of his personal affects as well.

    6 rue de Furstenberg, 75 006 Paris, France

    Leighton House Museum

    Sir Frederick Lord Leighton is one of the most famous of the Victorian Painters. He was the president of the Royal Academy from 1878 until his death in 1896 and is the only artist to be raised to the Peerage of England in 1896, just before his death. In addition to important paintings by Frederick Lord Leighton, Frank Dicksee, and Burne-Jones, The museum also features some incredible architecture and tile work.

    The house is located at 12 Holland Park Road, London W14 8LZ.

    Moreau Gallery

    Gustave Moreau (1826-1898), was a French painter, born in Paris on the 6th of April 1826. He chose his subjects from history, religion, legend and fancy. He took prize medals at the Salon in 1864, 1865, 1869 and 1878 and was made a knight of the Legion of Honour in 1875 and officer in 1883. He succeeded Delaunay as professor at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, and his teaching was highly popular.

    The Moreau Gallery is the artist's three story home, which he bequeathed to the state upon his death in 1898. The collection consists of roughly 1300 paintings and watercolors , with nearly 5,000 drawings.

    14 rue de la Rochefoucauld, F-75009 Paris, France

    Mucha Museum

    The world's first Mucha Museum, dedicated to the life and work of the world-acclaimed Czech Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha (1860 - 1939), is housed in the Baroque Kaunický Palace in the very heart of Prague.

    A selection of over 100 exhibits comprising paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, pastels, lithographs and personal memorabilia provides a privileged view into the universe of the artist who is most widely known for the posters he executed for Sarah Bernhardt in the fashionable world of fin-de-siècle Paris.

    Kaunický palác, Panská 7, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

    The Rembrandt House Museum

    This three story building was the home of Rembrandt between 1639 and 1658. Although it does not contain Rembrandt's paintings, the museum contains nearly a complete set of Rembrandt's original prints. In addition, Rembrandt's printing press is also on view to the public.

    Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Norman Rockwell Museum

    This museum Features the work of America's most famous illustrator, Norman Rockwell. Going way beyond pure illustration, this American Artist captured in his work the very heart of the American spirit.

    9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262

    Musée Rodin (Paris, France)

    The Rodin Museum in Paris has almost six thousand and six hundred sculptures which span across the artists life time. They have examples of all his most important works as well as preliminary studies. These works are in many different mediums including terracotta, plaster, bronze, marble, wax, molten glass, stoneware, etc. In addition, the museum possesses paintings, sketches, photographs and a collection of autographed documents by Rodin.

    79 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France

    The Rodin Museum (Pennsylvania, USA)

    The Rodin Museum opened to the public in 1929. It houses 124 sculptures including bronze casts of the artist's greatest works: The Thinker, The Burghers of Calais, Eternal Springtime, Apotheosis of Victor Hugo, and The Gates of Hell, on which the artist worked from 1880 until his death in 1917. In addition to the sculpture, the museum is surrounded by a garden designed by Jacques Gréber as part of the Museum's original plan.

    Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646

    C. M. Russell Museum

    The C.M. Russell Museum is one of the nation"s finest museums of American Western art and the home of the most complete collection of Russell art and memorabilia in the world. The museum campus now occupies a full city block that includes Charles M. Russell’s home and log studio, which together were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.

    400 13th Street North, Great Falls, Montana, USA

    Watts Gallery

    Featuring the work of George Frederick Watts, the gallery reopened to the public on June 11, 2011, after ₤11 million redevelopment featuring over 6000 diverse objects including over 250 oil paintings, 800 drawings and watercolors, and 200 sculptures.

    Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey GU3 1DQ, United Kingdom