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The time has come!  Featuring 70 short video interviews with many of the exhibiting artists from around the world (2 hours of video content), a newly created digital exhibition catalog, an ...

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The 14th International Virtual ARC Salon will be going live at 12AM EST on Monday, July 13, 2020. Featuring 70 short video interviews with many of the exhibiting artists from around the w ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has republished a video interview with Classical Realist painter and ARC Living Master, Stephen Gjertson, which was record ...

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Through nearly 50 paintings and drawings, this exhibition follows Maes’s move away from paintings of historical and biblical scenes, where Rembrandt’s influence is most clear, to the scenes of every ...

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ARC Living Master Morgan Weistling has recently been featured in an article on Fine Art Connoisseur titled "Chasing Light, Capturing Beauty: Oil Paintings by Morgan Weistling". "Sinc ...

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In 1551, Prince Philip of Spain, the future King Philip II, commissioned Titian, the most famous painter in Europe at the time, to produce a group of paintings showing Classical myths primarily take ...

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This exhibit features a collection of 15 miniatures by ARC Associate Living Master Debra Keirce that depict the artist's travels within the United States. On August 6, 2020 Keirce will be doing an ...

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Including 70 short video interviews with many of the exhibiting artists from around the world, totaling 2 hours of edited video footage! We have embedded this footage directly into the newly cr ...

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2 July, 2020

The first global virtual plein air experience brought to you by the creators of the PleinAir Convention and PleinAir Magazine. A virtual pleinair painting event that can be experienced in the safety ...

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We are accepting entries to the 15th International ARC Salon Competition now through August 14th. Compete in the largest competition in the world for representational art, offering over $130,00 ...

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1 July, 2020

ARC Associate Living Master Tom Kegler is holding a solo exhibition of work at Meibohm Fine Arts, 478 Main Street, East Aurora NY 14052 from June 26 - August 8, 2020.  The gallery is open by ap ...

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Emilio Longo, founder and director of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers, has recently designed a product to commemorate the life and work of the 20th centur ...

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"Challenges reveal character, and the graduates of the Laguna College of Art + Design class of 2020 are the embodiment of perseverance. Collectively they demonstrate a command of both time- ...

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Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) undergraduate Fine Arts department is proud to present its 2020 Virtual BFA Fine Arts Exhibition, a group exhibition highlighting representational paintings ...

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The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. is offering a virtual tour of the exhibition "Degas at the Opera". It is the first show dedicated to Edgar Degas’s fascination with the Pa ...

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Operation Night Watch is the largest research and conservation project ever on Rembrandt's "The Night Watch". The Rijksmuseum invites members of the public to watch the entire process at t ...

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Michael J. Pearce explains imaginative realism, an artful “escape from reality” in a 15-minute video, featuring works of art from prehistory to modern movies. To watch the video, click here.  ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Paige Bradley is holding a solo exhibition and sculpture demonstration at Gallery D'May located on 401 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204. The exhibition runs from June 26 ...

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The Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award is open to artists from all over the world for small-scale artworks. Entrants submit 2D artworks up to 61cm (24 inches) in height or width. The Judging is based ...

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12 June, 2020

Maryhill Museum presents the Influence of Women, a fully online exhibition of student and graduate paintings from the Aristides Atelier, at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, WA. Click here to regis ...

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The ARC Approved Southern Atelier is offering a free Russian Academic portrait drawing demonstration by Iliya Mirochnik. This class is free to anyone who would like to join on Saturday, June 13, 20 ...

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Fine Art Connoisseur has released a series of videos on Facebook and YouTube called Contemporary Realist Art in Lockdown. Nine extraordinary artists, educators, and dealers discuss what they are doi ...

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The ARC Allied Organization, Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, is holding a show called "Portraits of Heroes". 14 CSOPA members bring their professional skills to honor workers in h ...

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Sheltering with Art is a virtual exhibition and sale featuring 70 works by the faculty of the ARC Approved Florence Academy of Art. Sculptures, paintings, and drawings will be among pieces offered. ...

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We are saddened by the traumas and violence that continue to ripple through American society. People are angry, frightened and heartbroken. We must change and work together to build a better, more ...

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The ARC Approved Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art has partnered with Rowan University to offer students a unique Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Philadelphia’s Studio Incammina ...

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Having begun in 2007, "The Percivals" is an open competition for artists. While showcasing the outstanding and innovative work currently being produced by Australian artists, the competiti ...

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The ARC Approved Grand Central Atelier of Art is sharing a collection of student works from the past year. The year end catalog features a spread dedicated to each student, multiple page spreads fea ...

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The ARC Approved Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art is offering free on demand art videos. LAAFA is committed to providing ways to offer the artistic community locally and globally access to fre ...

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The International Guild of Realism is pleased to announce that the 15th Annual IGOR Exhibition will be at the prestigious Principle Gallery in historic Charleston, SC. from October 2-31, 2020 with a ...

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The California Art Club is presenting the 109th installment of the Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, its signature event that has the distinction of spanning two pandemics. This virtual exhibition will ...

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Samsara Academy of Art is holding a Drawing and Painting competition. Artists and students can send a drawing or painting and get a chance to win a scholarship to attend a workshop at Sams ...

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Due to COVID-19 we are not able to bring the 14th ARC Salon Exhibition live to Sotheby’s NY as planned, but we are instead viewing this as an opportunity to mount a virtual salon exhibition a ...

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The New York Academy of Art is accepting applications for the Master of Fine Arts and Certificate of Fine Arts programs through August 30, 2020. Apply now to begin your studies in Fall 2020! To app ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master Jon Boe Paulsen for winning the Gold Prize and ARC Living Master Ann James Massey for winning the Excellence Prize in the Awesome Art Prize Spring Edition 2020 c ...

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Art to Go is a free community art series presented by Gage 360! As a public service to the community, the Gage Academy of Art has developed twice-weekly classes that are free to anyone interested in ...

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The Southern Atelier is hosting a Russian Academic Drawing demo presented by artist Iliya Mirochnik on Zoom. The course begins with a demonstration in which he will explain the basic methods of work ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative recently partnered with the School of Atelier Arts to create a brand new Cast Drawing Course.      Atelier-trained artist and educator Mandy Theis ...

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A Spirit Raiser for Salmagundi Members Sponsored by the Program Committee Artists, art lovers, and lovers of art lovers: Please join SCNY artists Patricia Watwood, Edmond Rochat, and Mandy Theis ...

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Fine Art Connoisseur magazine is offering a free digital copy of their May/June 2020 issue. Fine Art Connoisseur covers realist artists both past and present. Some of the topics in this issue inc ...

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5 May, 2020

Inspired Original has recently created a mini documentary about Brunelleschi's Dome of Florence Cathedral. Brunelleschi took over 28 years to build the Dome through war, plague, political unrest, cr ...

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The Barcelona Academy of Art is offering a free drawing and painting course as a way to help art students all over the world during this difficult time. The course is being taught by Barcelona Acad ...

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Contemporary American Luminism, Journey Through Time and Space, is a stunning exhibition of oil paintings by ARC Living Master Joseph McGurl. The exhibition will be available online with private vie ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists, an ARC Allied organization, has an exclusive virtual exhibition on their site titled "Searching for Connection" which ends on May 8, 2020. This exhibition bri ...

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ARC Living Artist Stuart Dunkel's solo exhibition is now virtual on the Rehs Gallery website. A|MUS|E features 40 new works by Stuart that are designed to entertain and amuse the viewer. To view th ...

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The Florence Academy of Art Collective on Patreon has posted a free art talk with Mitch Shea, the director of FAA's sculpture program. Mitch discusses his artistic inspiration for his work "Ri ...

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The ARC Approved Florence Classical Arts Academy has recently posted 3 video lectures about composition in painting. Professors generously share their experience and professional secrets, helping st ...

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Fine Art Connoisseur has recently posted two videos on YouTube to help artists, collectors, and galleries deal with COVID-19. A profile of Rehs Gallery and an interview with Jean Stern are ...

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21 April, 2020

Along with the Artist a Day series, Streamline Videos has released interviews on their website to help artists and galleries navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Survival Strategies For Artists and G ...

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ARTDATAintel is a comprehensive, insightful Art Intelligence database that helps collectors make smarter, more informed art investments while inspiring artists to define winning strategies in the ma ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Alana Knuff as an ARC Associate Living Master! The analytical and artistic shape of her life were influenced by her mother, a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art, a ...

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On Friday April 10, 2020 the ARC Approved Barcelona Academy of Art held a webinar for the benefit of their students during the COVID-19 lockdown. The lecture is by Christian Bull, Director of Screen ...

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Due to COVID-19 with such uncertainty and with so many ARC Approved Schools currently not in session, the Art Renewal Center will not be accepting entries to the 2020 ARC Scholarship Competition thi ...

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Paul Ingrebtson, head of the ARC Approved Ingbretson Studio of Drawing and Painting has released a new video titled "Broken Color".  Ingbretson discusses the use of broken color and s ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has recently republished two video interviews. An interview conducted in 1990 with Richard Lack, the founder of the conte ...

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Right before the Getty Museum closed it's doors due to COVID-19, the staff made a few videos of the exhibition, Michelangelo: Mind of the Master. The Getty Museum invites everyone to watch the ...

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Eight works from the drawing category from the 14th ARC Salon have been featured in Realism Today, an online weekly publication about the realist art movement. To read ...

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The Florence Classical Arts Academy is offering free online lectures and resources to art students all over the world while everyone is indoors due to the coronavirus. To view the videos, visit FCA ...

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Your Best Painting is a virtual exhibition of contemporary representational art organized by the Artelibre Gallery in Zaragoza, Spain. The online exhibit is a tribute to contemporary representa ...

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Storytellers is an exhibition that celebrates artworks with narrative, that allow for a dialogue between artist and viewer, highlighting the seen and unseen.These artworks include subtle references ...

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The Art Renewal Center is now accepting entries to the 15th International ARC Salon Competition. The top award this year is $25,000 for Best in Show and over 140 awards and honorable mentions are be ...

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The MEAM (Museum of Modern European Art) has prepared an online exhibition of paintings by international figurative artists. Many of the paintings have been on exhibit at the MEAM in the past.  ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for winning “Best of Show” in the Copley Society of Art Pop-up Portrait Exhibition in Boston for his painting "Miriam". To s ...

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We know that COVID-19 is having a serious impact on many artists and schools, with exhibitions and workshops being cancelled or rescheduled. Please be assured that the Art Renewal Center is continui ...

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As a needed distraction from these crazy times, ARC Associate Living Master Tina Garrett has opened her online Facebook group mentorship page to anyone who wants to watch a one-day live painting dem ...

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The Barcelona Academy of Art, like many other art schools around the world, is currently closed in an effort to stop the Covid-19 epidemic. To keep positive in these difficult times and consolidate ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has recently republished a video interview with painter, Michael Coyle, which took place in 1993. In the interview, Michae ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jaq Grantford as an ARC Associate Living Master! Jaq Grantford is an Australian artist based in Melbourne and has worked extensively as an artist. Ever since she was a ch ...

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Eric Rhoads, head of Streamline Publishing Inc., will be providing art instruction with top artists. Broadcasting will begin at 3 pm EST directly from the Streamline Art Video Facebook page. The bro ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Fine Art Academy Cologne as a new ARC Approved Atelier! Fine Art Academy Cologne (FAAC) is a special place dedicated entirely to the teaching of drawing, painting, comics ...

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Due to closures due to COVID-19 virus, Briscoe Western Art Museum is holding their "Night of Artists Show and Sale" online. The dates have been extended from March 27 - July 26, 2020. A ...

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ARC is please to welcome Matthew Bird as an ARC Associate Living Master! Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Matthew Bird graduated with honors from the Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn, New York, in 20 ...

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Art institutions all over the world have had to close their doors due to COVID-19, but many are hosting free virtual tours of their spaces and exhibitions as an option in a time when we are keeping ...

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Created by Richard F. Lack and published by Atelier Lack beginning in 1986, the Classical Realism Quarterly mailed to 400 supporters. By 1992 it was transformed into the Classical Realism Journal pu ...

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After realizing that many visitors to the ARC website wanted to better understand the history of 19th century academic painting and the various movements and key players, Kara Lysandra Ross, AR ...

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18 March, 2020

In these difficult times we wanted to remind our viewers that fine art is enduring. While being unable to visit physical museums, perhaps stuck inside your homes, consider relieving stress by immers ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative knows that parents and art teachers across the country are scrambling for art learning resources that can be used at home. The Da Vinci Initiative, in partnership with Antho ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is asking artists all over the world, in particular those affected by the virus, to send a drawing or painting of the view from your rooms. FAA will post a few of the su ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Richard Hall as a Living Master! "For 35 years, I enjoyed a successful career in fine art, exploring the opposing worlds of abstract art and traditional still life. ...

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At Manchester Studios RVA, artist Constance Ramsey Bowden welcomes the finest instructors in realist drawing, painting and sculpting from all over the world to teach workshops from 3 days to 2 ...

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In the second half of the nineteenth century, three generations of young rebellious artists and designers revolutionized the visual arts in Britain and challenged the new industrial world around the ...

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Raphael was one of the greatest artistic figures working in the Western classical tradition. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of his death, the National Gallery presents 25 prints and drawing ...

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The National Sculpture Society is holding a members only exhibition, with works embracing the theme of Spring as a season of birth, new growth and renewal. Among the exhibiting artists is ARC Assoc ...

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The February/March Plein Air competition, brought to you by Plein Air Magazine and Streamline Publishing, is now open and accepting entries until midnight on March 15, 2020. Entrants can ...

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5 March, 2020

ARC Approved Laguna College of Art + Design is holding a Spring open house event. Prospective students will have an opportunity to tour their various campus locations and facilities, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Arina Gordienko has been featured in Realism Today as the Realism Ambassador of the Week! "Arina is dedicated to realistic traditions in painting, combining traditi ...

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ARC Approved Atelier Charles Cecil Studios was recently featured on a segment of the CBS Sunday Morning News. Correspondent Seth Doane talks to Charles Cecil and the students of the atelier who a ...

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The ARC Approved New York Academy of Art is offering a Master of Fine Arts and Certificate of Fine Art Program. The application deadline is March 15, 2020. The Master of Fine Arts is a specialize ...

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This exhibition brings together approximately 50 large-scale paintings of N. C. Wyeth, the patriarch of one of America’s most prominent artistic families. Spanning several decades, these works evolv ...

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The deadline for ARA Boston's scholarship competition has been extended to March 1, 2020. The scholarship awards a student their first full year of training tuition free. The Academy of Realist A ...

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Millet and Modern Art: From Van Gogh to Dalí is a groundbreaking exhibition that examines, for the first time, the international legacy of French painter Jean-François Millet. Millet was a pioneer i ...

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This exhibition will launch the 30th anniversary celebration of Gage Academy of Art, an innovative contemporary art school and home to the Aristides Atelier. The exhibition will honor the artists wh ...

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25 February, 2020

Comprising nearly 40 masterful paintings by Bouguereau, this exhibition will bring together many of the artist’s most important works, such as Le repos, 1879; Young Girl Defending Herself Against Er ...

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An integral part of art education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, painting en plein air was a core practice for avant-garde artists in Europe. Intrepid artists such as Jean-Baptiste-Camil ...

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Last year marked the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci and it has been a year of celebration and recognition. The ultimate Renaissance Man was not only a great painter. His interes ...

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20 February, 2020

Cultural identity in the United States has been long intertwined with its magnificent landscapes, from the dense forests of New England to the open terrain of the West. These landscapes extol the un ...

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In this 3 day workshop, students will explore the principles of landscape painting. The workshop will focus on the concepts of composition, light organization, aerial and linear perspective, color m ...

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19 February, 2020

Baroque in Britain From the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714, the late Stuart period was a time of change for Britain. This exhibition will explore how art and a ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has recently published an interview with former president of The ASCR and close friend of Richard Lack, Gary Christensen. ...

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ARCALM Stephen Jesic's painting of "Morning Reflections" has won the Grand Prize in International Artist Magazine’s Challenge #115, Wildlife. It is currently published in th ...

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