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England under the volatile Tudor dynasty was a thriving home for the arts. An international community of artists and merchants, many of them religious refugees, navigated the high-stakes demands of ro ...

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Francesca Anderson Fine Art will feature several new Ani artist's works for their upcoming exhibit, Trompe L'oeil. Specializing in Contemporary Realism and Portraiture, FA Fine art has been hosting ...

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The renowned Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest competition for contemporary watercolor painting in the UK. Over the past 33 years it has attracted entries from artists working in a ...

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To celebrate its 30th anniversary in autumn 2016, the Musée d'Orsay is looking at the entertainments and festivities of the Second Empire and at the different "stages" at which our modernity was inve ...

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The Salon des Refusés was initiated by the S.H. Ervin Gallery in 1992 in response to the large number of works entered into the Archibald Prize which were not selected for display in the official ex ...

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The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) is the premier international art conference focused on the philosophical underpinnings of representational art in the 21st Century. This year TRAC w ...

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November 1 - 4, 2015Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach - 450 East Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) is the premier international art conference focused on the ...

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The visual arts in America are witness to a resurgence of meaningful art that celebrates masterful imagery wrought by deliberate and effective skill and concept. This "renaissance of realism" reaches ...

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8 November, 2018

Renaissance artists transformed the course of western art history by making the nude central to their art. Drawing inspiration from classical sculpture and the study of the live model, these art ...

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15 March, 2019

This exhibition traces the development of the nude through some of the great masters of the Renaissance. Bringing together works by artists such as Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Dürer and ...

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2 December, 2019

Eleventh Street Arts presents The Red Show, an exhibition curated by Dale Zinkowski, featuring a selection of still life, figure, and portrait paintings by contemporary realist artists affiliated wi ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will hold an exhibition of his paintings at the Highline Gallery from September 24 - October 12, 2016 at The Highline Loft Gallery - 508 West 26th Street, Suite 5G, New ...

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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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In this five-day workshop at the ARC Approved Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art, artists will learn to create alla prima portraits that evince the beauty and humanity of the model with freshness, sensit ...

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A stunning array of over 40 paintings created between 1818 and 1886, The Poetry of Nature illustrates America’s scenic splendor as seen through the eyes of over 25 leading Hudson River School artists, ...

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The Plein Air Collection Ever since stressed-out 19th century Parisian artists decamped to the countryside to escape the incessant demands and competition of their careers, painters have banded tog ...

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ARC Approved™ Laguna College of Design located on 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California 92651 is holding an exhibition from April 1 - 14, 2016 which will include a live tandem figure pain ...

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New England Premiere of The Outwin: American Portraiture Today from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The Outwin: American Portraiture Today premiered at the Smithsonian’s National Portr ...

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Teasha by Jeffrey WattsThe Watts Atelier released their new online program and already have more than 320 students signed up from every corner of the world. They started by releasing over 250 hours ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Gezien van de Riet is exhibiting "November Clouds Above the Kennemer Dunes" in the Møhlmann Collection: Selected Works exhibition. The Møhlmann Museum is a priv ...

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We thought our ARC fans would be happy to know that realist art and the art of the 19th century are continuing to make a strong come back to popularity.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, who for a lon ...

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Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art Instructors Ewan McNaughton and Lea Vaughn are delighted to present their own personal experimentation and historical research into the methods of their favorite painter, ...

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Through an outstanding group of portraits, this major loan exhibition will introduce visitors to the various new and complex ways that artists portrayed the elite of Medicean Florence, representing ...

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The Masters Academy of Art is holding a Summer Scholarship Competition. The school is giving away scholarships for summer workshops as well as a grand prize of one full month of study for free. The ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier™, The Masters Academy of Art, is holding their 3rd Annual Head Start Competition.This competition is open only to people who are currently students who may be studying ...

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7 October, 2019

In a special collaboration with The Art Renewal Center, Haynes Galleries presents “The Magic of Realism,” a group exhibition of paintings that runs from October 10 to November 30, 2019 just outside ...

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8 November, 2019

In a special collaboration with The Art Renewal Center, Haynes Galleries presents "The Magic of Realism," a group exhibition of paintings that is running now through November 30, 2019 just ...

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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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22 October, 2021

ARC Associate Living Master Elizabeth Barden is a finalist in the The Lester Prize competition. The Lester Prize focuses on portraiture and all of humanity's traits. Capturing what it means to be ‘ ...

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The Polisher by Anthony WaichulisFebruary 21-22, 2015, 9:30am-3pm at the Ani Art Academy Waichulis 1100 Pittston Blvd. Bear Creek Twp., PA 18702Tel: 570-822-4111This two-day workshop, presented in p ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan has been selected as a finalist in the Kennedy Art Prize. The Kennedy Prize is an annual Australian art award of $25,000 for the theme of beauty. The pr ...

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St. Jerome by Albrecht DurerFeaturing nearly 70 objects, this exhibition incorporates rarely-seen loans from major North American and European museums and works from Bowdoin College Museum of Art's ow ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their 13th annual exhibition, which will feature a blend of contemporary and classical realism along with styles suc ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Arina Gordienko has been juried into The International Biennial Portrait Competition 2019. Her painting, 'Sublimation' will be exhibited among 56 portraits created by ar ...

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The IlluXCon Main Show and Weekend Salon, as well as select programming throughout the length of the show will be held at The Allentown Art Museum (AAM), Wednesday, September 11th, through Sunday, S ...

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"The Hunt of Odd Nerdrum", a 6 part documentary series, follows Nerdrum's son Öde and his former pupil Tuv around the world, tracking down Nerdrum's artistic inspiration. The se ...

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2 November, 2018

Over a year in the making, The Human Condition exhibition is a collaborative effort between Didi Menendez of PoetsArtists magazine, Ana Montoya of AnArte Gallery in San Antonio, and curating artist ...

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In their lifelong pursuit of figurative art, artists often focus on the "hows" of acquiring skills and knowledge, but not the "whys," "wheres" and "whats." &q ...

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This exhibition explores the importance of nature in Catalan art. With a focus on the 19th century Romantic Movement which was spreading throughout Europe at that time, a selection of about& ...

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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 California Art Club spotlights quintessential images of the distinct land and lifestyle of California with the exhibition The Golden State, on view from January 14 to May 17 at its gallery at th ...

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The Florence Academy of Art has organized a gala evening in New York City for friends and patrons. It will take place at the Cipriani, 25 Broadway, on November 6. The Beaux Arts Ball theme comes from ...

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Inspired by The Da Vinci Initiative and to show their appreciation for the hard work art teachers do,  The Florence Academy of Art in Mölndal, Sweden has established the “Thank a ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will officially celebrate the opening of its first US branch on May 3, 2015. The FAA has begun full time courses and workshops in Drawing & Painting in its superbly renovat ...

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Patreon is a subscription website, and the Florence Academy is excited to use this platform for educating and inspiring artists about the craft of painting and sculpture. "The Florence Academy ...

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The Florence Academy of Art US opens this month and will be showing a two-person exhibition of still life, figurative, and cityscape paintings by FAA graduates, Carolyn Pyfrom and Peter van Dyck. The ...

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To continue to provide the highest level of instruction possible, The Florence Academy of Art recently inaugurated a new space in Florence, the Robert and Christine Emmons Center for Sculpture for The ...

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On January 5, the academy will begin full time courses in drawing & painting with places for 20 students. Intensive workshops begin in March. Academic Director, Jordan Sokol, and principal instructo ...

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During its 22-year history, The Florence Academy of Art, led by ARC Living Master™ , Daniel Graves, has served its mission to train students to become highly skilled painters and sculptors. Succe ...

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Starting January 2015, the Florence Academy New York Metro will offer a full time Certificate program in Drawing & Painting with places for 20 students. Self Portrait by Richard GreathouseIntensive ...

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The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 credits of full-time study, entirely studio-based and c ...

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The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 credits of full-time study, entirely studio-based and c ...

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The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 credits of full-time study, entirely studio-based and com ...

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Building Skill-based Techniques for the K-12 Classroom The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 ...

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Building Skill-based Techniques for the K-12 Classroom The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 ...

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Building Skill-based Techniques for the K-12 Classroom The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 ...

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Building Skill-based Techniques for the K-12 Classroom The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is delighted to partner with Mandy Theis and School of Atelier Arts to offer this degree program. ​With its emphasis on classical methods, the course provides training in d ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is delighted to partner with Mandy Theis and School of Atelier Arts to offer this degree program. ​With its emphasis on classical methods, the course provides training in d ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is delighted to partner with Mandy Theis and School of Atelier Arts to offer this degree program. ​With its emphasis on classical methods, the course provides training in d ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is delighted to partner with Mandy Theis and School of Atelier Arts to offer this degree program. ​With its emphasis on classical methods, the course provides training in d ...

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Sponsored by Streamline Publishing. This award will be an article award given to an individual finalist to be included in the Fine Art Connoisseur printed magazine. In addition, Fine Art Connoisseur w ...

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Rehs Contemporary, ARC Select: INSIGHT, presents new works by the winners of the Rehs Contemporary Galleries Award in the 15th ARC Salon Competition. INSIGHT sets out to explore our con ...

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The castles, knights, battles, and imaginary creatures of the Middle Ages perpetually inspire art, literature, photography, film, and reenactment. These later fantasy works blend historical source mat ...

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The Eye of the Beholder will feature new works from ARC Living MasterTM Sergio Roffo, ARC Associate Living MasterTM Thomas Kegler, and Kathleen Dunphy. In this exhibition, Dunphy, Kegler and Roffo ...

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Choose a painting, sculpture, vase, drawing, etc., from the past, and in one 500-700 word article, discuss its history, cultural context, style, and creation in a manner that is inviting and education ...

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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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20 October, 2020

In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of submissions by artists who live ...

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18 November, 2020

In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of submissions by artists who live ...

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presents Becoming an Artist: The Academy in 19th-Century France February 26 - April 29, 2010   Monday through Saturday, 11-6 PALITZ GALLERY Lubin House 11 East 61st Street ...

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Great News! Undergraduate and Graduate college credits are now available for the DVI's first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, through a partnership with The Heritage Inst ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative fall teaching season has begun, and they will be visiting a number of state conferences and hosting workshops. The Da Vinci Initiative sends ambassadors with atelier training t ...

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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 ...

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From September 1 - October 4, 2015, ARC Approved Atelier™ Lavender Hill Studios will present to the public a rare insight into the rigors of drawing and painting, as passed down by a long line of Mas ...

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Catalogue Raisonne Update: The Committee to Write the Catalogue Raisonne on William Bouguereau 1825-1905 has completed its work; the committee will accept no further additions to the publication.This ...

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Sensuality by Vala Ola Bronze Don Clapper and Vala Ola, long time friends of ARC and Charter members of IGOR, the International Guild of Realism, are participating in this year’s Celebration of ...

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Last Train Home by Tony ProThe California Art Club will present the 102nd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Southern California ...

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The first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the Le Nain brothers, Antoine, Louis, and Mathieu, who were active in Paris during the 1630s and 1640s. More than forty of their best paintin ...

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The Florentine painter Sandro Botticelli is celebrated as one of the most important painters of the Italian Renaissance. His paintings have been endlessly reproduced and interpreted. The exhibition tr ...

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ARC Living Masters™ Richard Whitney and Marina Dieul and ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Little will be exhibiting work at Francesca Anderson Fine Art, 56 Adams St., Lexington,& ...

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3 August, 2018

The Bennett Prize, created in 2018, awards $50,000 to a woman artist to create her own solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will travel the country. The Prize will propel ...

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A new article was recently published in Quillette by TRAC Chair, Michael Pearce, titled "The Avant Garde’s Slide into Irrelevance". "Many adherents to the aesthetics of the ...

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The bi-monthly PleinAir Salon competition brought to you by Plein Air Magazine is now open for submissions. The first place winner of the bi-monthly competition will receive a $1,000 cash ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art is holding an exhibition of full-time student work. Enjoy and purchase prints, drawings, watercolors, oils, and sculptures of figurative, still life ...

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ARC Approved Atelier Studio Program of Fine Arts is holding a scholarship competition for new full-time students. The scholarship is for one year's tuition ($9,000 value) at The Atelier Studio Program ...

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The Atelier Studio of Art is holding an Art Studio Sale. Original artwork will be for sale as well as model stands, cast stands, easels, drawing table and assorted art related stuff including flat f ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art is holding their annual Full Time Student Show. This year the theme is "Work in Progress, an Educational Experience" and celebrates the ...

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The ARC Approved™ Ashland Academy of Art is pleased to announce that it is moving to Maui. With a new name and a new location, Atelier Maui will bring superior classical European instruction in ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will be offering a special workshop focused on The artist in art, as art. Jack Rosenberg award-winning artist and guest instructor will be teaching two one-week sessions ...

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Laguna College of Art + Design’s BFA program in Drawing + Painting is proud to present THE ART OF NELLIE GAIL MOULTON, a retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings created by Nellie ...

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15 September, 2015

ARC Living Master™ James Gurney is the artist and author best known for his illustrated book series Dinotopia. He specializes in painting realistic images of scenes that can't be photographed, from ...

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This exhibition of Dadd's work, the most ambitious in decades, will tell his extraordinary story of genius, psychosis and eventual philosophical resignation to his fate. It will bring together some of ...

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Some of you may have already noticed, that although we still have our drop down menus, if you click on the words ARC Home, Philosophy, Membership, Articles, Museum, etc. located under the ARC Lo ...

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The 2014-2015 International ARC Salon entry period is almost over, but there is still time to submit works!This year, we are offering more prizes and opportunities than ever. For the first time we wi ...

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ARC is pleased to present the winners of the 2013/2014 International Salon Competition. With an approximate 2200 entries this year by over 1,000 artists, the 2013/2014 ARC Salon competition was more ...

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Heroes, Villains, Myths & LegendsThis exhibit will be the second significant concentration of works in New York City from The Ani Art Academies' instructors, current apprentices, alumni and associat ...

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The Angel Academy of Art moved on April 10th into a new home in one of Florence's beloved neighborhoods close to the city center. They have invested in the long-term future of the Academy by conso ...

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In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Ruskin, the most influential art critic of the Victorian era, more than 90 paintings, watercolors, and drawings created by American artis ...

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The American Artists Professional League, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their Spring Members Show and Sale. The show consists of an exceptional collection of paintings, drawings, graphics, an ...

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The Academy of Realist Art, Boston announces its second annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for the academic style of painting and drawing.This ARC Approved Academy help ...

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