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This exhibition celebrates the unique visions of 27 contemporary realists from around the world. The exhibited works display a cross-section of styles, many representing the world’s foremost art aca ...

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Manna From Heaven by Lori ShorinThe Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences presents selected work from Florence Academy of Art Alumni.The opening reception for the show will be on Fr ...

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ARC Approved AtelierSM Studio Incamminati's third annual Facebook Live broadcast, "Seeing, Creating, Progressing: Drawing and Sculpture," presents three different artists working in three ...

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The ARC Museum now has two image files for William Bouguereau's popular work, La Vierge aux Anges. Our original image of the painting predates the cleaning by the Getty Museum for their show: Adolphe ...

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The Art Renewal Center® is pleased to announce the release of the second edition of the Catalog Raisonné and Biography on William Bouguereau, the first edition concluded a 30 year effort by a s ...

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Next week several ARC Masters and a faculty of over 70 instructors and speakers will converge at the Monterey, CA Conference Center for the Plein Air Convention from PleinAir magazine. ARC Masters™ ...

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You may now search artists in the ARC Museum by alphabetical letter. This way of searching through more than 3500 artists represented in the ARC Museum has been brought back by popular demand. ...

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Detail of Dame Alice Owen by George Frampton This exhibition, the first of its kind, examines the making and viewing of sculpture in Britain and its empire during the reign of Queen Victoria.The dis ...

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Twenty-three masterpieces of early Florentine Renaissance sculpture, most never seen outside Italy, will be exhibited at the Museum of Biblical Art. MOBIA will be the sole world-wide venue for this on ...

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Scott Kennedy, is now an ARC Living Artist™. Scott was a finalist in the International 2008/09 ARC Salon™ Competition for this painting,  A Quiet Thought Click here t ...

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Scott Burdick recently posted an excellent video entitled The Banishment of Beauty. You can view this four part video on YouTube at: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 ...

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The Salmagundi Club is holding their "Annual Exhibition", which showcases its club members' finest works of art in all media - oil, watercolor, pastel, graphics, sculpture, photography and ...

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The ARC Approved AtelierSM Schuler School is holding their 59th Annual Student and Faculty show, once known as the Historic Hans Schuler Studio. Enjoy refreshments and tours around the historic buil ...

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Dear Sharon,Thank you very much for your package received today including a cheque for $500.00 for Shane Wolf's fourth place prize, and the two scholarship certificates for Teresa Oaxaca and Shane Wol ...

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For anyone who has not yet heard, winners of the 2016 ARC Scholarship Competition have now been announced.To view the full list of winners, click here. Third Place Winner - ZiJustin Matthew TecsonLagu ...

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Throughout his career, John Singer Sargent created portraits of artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of whom were his close friends. Because these works were rarely commissioned, he was free ...

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We would like to announce that in addition to all the winners and finalists, this year's Salon Catalogue will contain a reprinting of the introduction to the William Bouguereau Catalogue Rais ...

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The countdown begins! We are only five days away from announcing the winners of the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. A.R.C. quickly realized the importance of a growin ...

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Come inside, soak up the atmosphere and learn about the historic Salmagundi Club with a member docent led tour. This is a rare opportunity to see works by important American artists spanning from ye ...

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In 1917 the Artists and Patrons of the Salmagundi Club decided to purchase the brownstone building at 47 Fifth Avenue as their permanent home. Some of the greatest artists in American history contri ...

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Florentine Renaissance painter Plautilla Nelli created the only early Last Supper by a woman artist and signed her massive 21 foot long masterwork with a call to action: 'Pray for the ...

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This exhibit explores works in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collection by the Renaissance German artist Albrecht Durer. Durer left a profound mark on the course of art history through his contribution ...

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17 February, 2016

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) has joined in a coordinated effort with the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation (SKB) to create the single most comprehensive artist training workshop in the history of ...

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6 January, 2016

Ryan Brown, head of the ARC Approved™ Center for Naturalist Study and Academic Painting, is teaching a special 5 day intensive workshop. Participants will discover how to paint realistic portraits wit ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is proud to offer for the first time at its location in Florence, Italy, a workshop in Russian figure drawing.The Russian Academic Figure Drawing Intensive, taught by art ...

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ARC Approved Princeton Academy of Art is holding a Russian Academic Figure Drawing workshop on June 17th & 18th from 10:30am – 5:30pm. The workshop explores the human figure as a construction ...

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The ARC ApprovedSM; Princeton Academy of Art will be holding a week long Russian Academic Drawing Workshop focusing on portrait and figure from May 6-10, 2019. ARC Living Master™; Gilberto Geraldo ...

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Russia and the Arts is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see masterpieces from the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.The exhibition focuses on the great writers, artists, actors, composers and pat ...

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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters is holding their annual competition. Submissions to the competition will be accepted Oct 16, 2017 - Jan 19, 2018.   The Society of Portrait Painters wa ...

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The collection of Fred and Sherry Ross has expanded again, this time with a combination of 19th century and contemporary works:Emerald Dreams by Morgan WeistlingDawn of Hope by Daniel GerhartzEve by C ...

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18 October, 2012

Ron A. Cheek, Director of the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art, is currently having an exhibition of his work at Texas A&M University, August 30–October 21, 2012. To read a review of the ...

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The below is a quote from the article titled Perhaps it is Time to Make Really Wonderful Paintings Again, by Dick Davison “It is very satisfying, therefore, to realize that throughout [the recent h ...

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The Groninger Museum presents Romanticism in the North: From Friedrich to Turner, the first international survey exhibition of northern European Romantic landscape painting. Dramatic scenes of ...

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DVI is thrilled to announce that Robert Pool, co-author of the best-selling book Peak, has written an article about the DVI and the atelier training method. He will also be including atelier trainin ...

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ARC Living Master™, Robert Liberace is holding a solo exhibition of his work at the Principle Gallery located on 208 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.The exhibition runs from August 18 - Septe ...

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ARC Living Master™ Robert Liberace will bring to life the beauty and poetry of Venetian red chalk drawing as he works on a live portrait while describing the key features of this technique and how the ...

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ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier presents Robert Liberace:A Special Reception, Portrait Unveiling and DVD Release SigningWednesday, May 20, 2009 - 6:30PMThe event is open to the public and compli ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney painted a portrait of Dr. Ricardo Azziz that was recently unveiled at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Azziz was the former President of G ...

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11 October, 2017

Congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for receiving the Lotte Jacobi Living Treasure Award.  This award goes out to New Hampshire artists in any discipline that have made a signifi ...

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21 February, 2018

Richard Whitney recently unveiled a portrait of retiring Chief Justice Linda Dalianis at the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  Chief Dalianis is the first woman Justice and Chief Justice in New Ham ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for lifetime achievement by the University of New Hampshire at commencement last May before a crowd of 25,000.Whitney graduated Phi ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Richard T. Scott will be displaying his painting, "Hearts of Men" at an exhibition titled "Fourth Wall", which will also feature works by several other artists inclu ...

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Sculpture by Richard MacDonaldARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald, specializing in sculptures of ballerinas and acrobats and closely linked to the Cirque du Soleil and the Royal Ballet of London, w ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald will be exhibiting a retrospective exploration of his figurative sculpture from November 1 - December 2, 2013.A life long passion for dance led Richard MacDonald ...

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Gary Christensen, author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the woodcuts and etchings of Richard Lack. The lecture will be held on January 9, 2016 at The ...

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Public Tribute, Memorial Service and Exhibition:Sunday, November 1, 20092:00 to 5:00 p.m.The Landscape Arboretum3675 Arboretum DriveChaska, Minnesota 55318952-443-1400"Richard F. Lack is one of the ...

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28 September, 2009

Richard Lack founded Classical Realist styleMARY ABBE, Star TribuneTwin Cities artist Richard F. Lack, who launched a national renaissance in traditional drawing and painting, died Tuesday at Methodis ...

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14 April, 2015

Gary Christensen will be conducting an overview of the Classical Realist painter Richard Lack, his life and artworks. The lecture will begin in 1943 when Lack was fifteen and continue through his last ...

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1 December, 2015

Gary Christensen, Author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the paintings of Richard Lack. Lack's interior genre paintings will be presented and will inc ...

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Richard F. Lack was one of the most prolific artists of the last half of the twentieth century–a master of portraiture, still life and florals, landscapes, interior and outdoor genre, etching, pastels ...

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Richard F. Lack passed away on September 22, 2009. The Art Renewal Center® has decided to make the Richard Lack biography by ARC Master Stephen Gjertson available through the ARC Store for those w ...

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Thoughts on Richard LackI'm so very sad to hear this. Richard more than any other single artist and teacher picked up the torch when Ives Gammell passed away in 1981. I know the entire community of tr ...

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A new artwork has been added to the Edmund Blair Leighton Gallery on ARC.Ribbons and Laces for Very Pretty Faces, 1904 is now heading the E. B. Leighton Gallery, courtesy of Kara Ross with commentary ...

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"Return to Florence" is an award-winning documentary about American & British art students in Florence, Italy. Filmed at the Charles H. Cecil Studios, an ARC Approved Atelier, we share their experien ...

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Sherry Ross is sponsoring a free giveaway of her fantasy novel, Return of the Vinetropes, on Amazon. Click on this link to enter the contest to win a free copy of her book. The contest ends Jan ...

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ARC Editor-in-Chief Sherry Ross is hosting a summer drawing contest for children (grades 6-12) going on now. The contest involves creating and drawing a new fantastical character inspired by he ...

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Joshua Liner Gallery is hosting Resolve, an exhibition of twenty-five emerging and established artists whose work is rooted in classical art traditions and training. Including ARC Living Masters A ...

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10 September, 2014

Portrait of Mark Abouzeidby Jamie CorethREPRESENT is an exciting debut exhibition showcasing some of today's most promising representational and figurative artists from all over the world but who ha ...

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Completed when he was just twenty-three years old, Rembrandt's Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver has long been recognized as the artist's first masterpiece. The painting will be shown in the ...

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The Art Institute of Chicago is holding an exhibition of Rembrandt portraits.  Rembrandt added new dimensions to the genre, constructing identities through props, lighting, and ambiguous setti ...

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Rembrandt created a series of unusually meticulous drawings depicting emperors and courtiers from Mughal India. This exhibition explores 20 of the Dutch master’s careful studies of imperial Mughal p ...

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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, Sep ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones will be among the artists exhibiting in this invitational national exhibition featuring art displaying mastery of the illusionary properties of glass and silver ...

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Van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait' informed the Pre-Raphaelites’ belief in empirical observation, their ideas about draughtsmanship, color and technique, and the ways in which objects in a picture coul ...

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Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC Chief Operating Officer, has written “Rediscovering Victorian Painter George Elgar Hicks”, a new article published in The Epoch Times.A Cloud With a Silver Lining by George E ...

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Mario Robinson, an ARC Living Master will be at Ann Long Fine Art on Thursday 20 September 2007 from 6-8pm at a show of recent work.Click here to see some of the works from the show.Contact:Ann Long ...

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29 November, 2017

Realism Without Borders is a beautiful and rare exhibition including works by top International artists from Sweden, America, Russia, France, Italy and Ukraine. Curated by Vaness ...

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4 January, 2017

ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg is holding a solo exhibition of his work titled "Realism and Reality".A workshop, including a live demo and talk, will coincide with the reception of the exhibition on ...

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ARC Living Master™ Shaun Downey will be exhibiting five new paintings for this exhibition, which also features work by William Lazos and Chris Temple.The exhibition takes place at the Bau-Xi Gallery - ...

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More than 50 contemporary and traditional artists associated with the historic California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, celebrate the enduring appeal of the Golden State. The exhibition high ...

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If you are in support of the 21st century realist art movement, we urge you to take a few moments to complete this simple six question survey. As the Da Vinci Initiative, ARC's sister organization,& ...

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ARC Living Master™, John Buxton and ARC Living Master™, Joseph McGurl will be exhibiting at the 12th annual Quest for the West Art Show and Sale.The show runs from September 10 - October 8 ...

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2 September, 2015

The 10th Anniversary Quest for the West celebration show, sale, and auction is being held at Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Among the fifty artists at the show will b ...

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23 August, 2018

ARC Living Master™ John Buxton will be exhibiting this year at the Quest for the West show. Visitors have the opportunity to meet the artists in an intimate setting and purchase art in a luck-of- ...

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The Quent Cordair Gallery Arts Cruise sails in 5 months. This Western Caribbean cruise with 24 full hours of fine Arts, leisurely paced over the 6 days and 7 is nearly full. The Arts Program features ...

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Following in the footsteps of nineteenth-century artists who celebrated the out-of-doors as a place of leisure, renewal, and inspiration, this exhibition explores horticultural developments that res ...

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Studio Incamminati has partnered with Project HOME to provide foundational drawing classes to the homeless. Participants in the program develop the empowering life skills needed as they transition fro ...

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10 June, 2015

Taking Flight by Morgan WeistlingThe National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts its prestigious invitational art exhibit of over 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary W ...

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8 June, 2017

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum located on 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 hosts its annual exhibition of more than 300 paintings and sculpture by some of the finest contemp ...

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23 January, 2019

The ARC ApprovedSM Florence Academy of Art U.S. is holding its newest exhibition, 'PRISM', which is curated by Stephen Bauman and Edmond Rochat. The exhibition will feature a range of subj ...

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The ARC Approved Princeton Academy of Art will be holding their very first Open House on Friday, November 30th from 6-8pm.      Hors d'oeuvres & beverages will be served, studen ...

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This major exhibition of more than 120 paintings by masters including Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt, and Millais will highlight Liverpool's significant role in the Pre-Raphaelite m ...

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6 February, 2018

The Manchester Art Gallery recently took down John William Waterhouse's "Hylas and the Nymphs", claiming that the removal was meant to "prompt conversation about how we display and in ...

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The 2007 4th Annual ARC Salon Catalogs are available for Preorder. See Contemporary Realism at it's best! The 4th Annual Salon proved a difficulty for our judges as the quality was so impressive that ...

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Pre-order your copy of the 12th International ARC Salon Catalogue today!This catalogue will include images of all finalist works by all 640 artists. This book will also serve as our official exhibiti ...

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With an approximate 2200 entries this year by over 1,000 artists, the 2013/2014 ARC Salon competition was steeper then ever. This year we have accepted 685 finalists, which are the top 31% of works ...

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"Well Fred your philosophy statement was just too good . In fact at times, tears could come. It is so close to being perfect that any kind of critique would be nit-picking. As a full time profession ...

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16 September, 2011

"I just read parts of your 2001 lecture 'Good Art, Bad Art: Pulling Back the Curtain'. I was impressed... The simple distinction of art about art, and art about life, is clear and concise. Well done ...

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31 August, 2011

"Finding your website, and reading your philosophy and purpose, and genuinely understanding what you are doing, and why, is a welcome relief and encouragement to a person suffocating in contemporary " ...

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9 November, 2018

Power and Piety presents exquisite paintings, sculpture, silver pieces, furniture and decorative devotional objects made in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies of the Americas from the late 17th to ...

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During the Hellenistic period from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. until the establishment of the Roman Empire in 31 B.C., the medium of bronze drove artistic innovation. Sculptors move ...

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This exhibition presents a selection of paintings by two leading Mornington Peninsula-based portrait artists - ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan and Fiona Bilbrough. The paintings by Sulliva ...

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Gary Christensen, author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present illustrated lectures on the works of Richard Lack.Lack's portraits will be presented chronologically and will include t ...

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Portrait Painting with David Gray Workshop runs from 4/1/2019 - 4/5/2019 at the ARC ApprovedSM Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art. David's signature style reveals a personal and contemporary expression ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Wheeler Whitney, has completed a portrait of Governer Mitt Romney which will remain in the collection of the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.Portrai ...

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We wanted to share with our ARC Fans a recent portrait by ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos, of the Art Renewal Center Chairman Fred Ross. About the portrait, Mr. Ross said the following: “My fami ...

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26 April, 2019

Portrait Now! 2019 displays the best contributions from the 7th edition of the The Carlsberg Foundation’s Portrait Award competition. Artists in the competition come from the Nordic countries, Russ ...

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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s preferred genre ...

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Figurative Realism curated by Dirk Dzimirsky PoetsArtists Magazine is calling for entries for the December 2018 issue. This is the magazine's 100th issue and will be dedicated to Figurative Rea ...

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PoetsArtists Magazine has extended the deadline of the Painting the Figure now competition until April 15, 2018.  Information about the competition can be found here.      The ...

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