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    J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free at de Young Museum
    65 key works by J.M.W. Turner, arguably the greatest English painter of the 19th century, are on loan at the de Young through September 20. With oil paintings and watercolors this choice and masterful -- and on loan only here and in L.A. -- now is...
  • Sexual violence in art
    The art of rape
    Writing for Wired Magazine, Laura Hudson objects at great length to the glut of rape scenes written into movie and TV scripts in recent years.Welcome to the world of visual art, Laura.Picturing sexual violence is an old story. Many of art history...
  • "Something Happened On the Old Road" by Henk Pander
    Henk Pander captures the good, the bad and the beauty of human existence
    In 1965, Henk Pander was only 27 years old but he had already lived through a war and had painted his place among the Netherlands’ most highly esteemed artists. Then, a little thing called love captured his heart and took him across the...
  • Views of Balboa Park to be painted in plein art event
    Plein air art event coming to Balboa Park
    Grab brushes and canvas and head over to Balboa Park.The San Diego History Center invites local painters to come together and bring the beauty of the park onto canvas. In partnership with the California Art Club, The San Diego History Center is...
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    ‘J.M.W. Turner, Painting Set Free’ at the de Young
    On his deathbed in 1851, Turner ‘s doctor wrote “just before 9 a.m., the sun burst forth directly on him with that brilliancy which he loved to gaze on.*" The story is a fitting beginning to the current show at the de Young - ...
  • Jocelyn Josef Abstract Pop Squarism
    Jocelyn Josef’s electric pop paint lights up the city of angels
    Hawaiian born Jocelyn Josef may only be two years fresh on the Los Angeles art scene but her electric signature style of paint has certainly found its place. Coining her very own genre of Abstract Pop Squarism, Josef’s work has become...
  • Island Art Party
    Island Art Party
    Island Art Party is continuing to grow their business in Kihei. It's really a fun way to get together with friends and create some art.With straightforward instructions, everyone in the room becomes an artist with a painting they created and...
  • College Student Painting
    In Chicago-land, where can you get acrylic and oil paints?
    Paintings are not paintings unless they contain paint. Artists use acrylic paints or oil paints. Chicago-land has several stores from which painters can purchase these essential materials. (The listings are for Chicago and nearby suburbs.)Blick...
  • Beyond Canvas SF Art Workshop
    Outdoor painting workshops offered in picturesque San Francisco
    On your next trip to San Francisco, come home with the one thing even better than a great photo: a great painting.Many describe the city of San Francisco as "picturesque," but few have the chance to actually paint a picture of it.While...
  • Craig Alan's Miss Prim
    Affordable Art Fair boasts record sales
    The Affordable Art Fair, which took place two weekends ago, March 25-29, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in downtown New York City, recently released their post-fair press release, which boasts that this spring, the fair had it's best edition yet...
  • YOTB020 by Dray Wilmore
    Dray Studio and Gallery Presents, "Year of the Buddha," Beginning April 11, 2015
    Dray is officially opening a new gallery in the center of 18B Las Vegas, April 11 2015 from 6P.M. to 9P.M. His new gallery is located on the second floor of the Arts Factory, perched above Charleston Blvd. The Arts District is grateful for the...
  • Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts
    'Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts' at the Getty
    Everyone has heard of the Renaissance. For most, this means Florence and Rome, the art of Michelangelo and Leonardo. But the art of the Renaissance was equally present in the courts that spread across Northern Italy - Mantua, Padua, Sienna, Urbino...
  • How to start painting Van Gogh's "Starry Night"
    How to start painting Van Gogh's "Starry Night"
    Maybe one item on your bucket list is to make a painting. Practicing with Van Gogh's Starry Night is a great place to start.
  • Skull Asylum SFX Studio-Shock Artist Giancarlo Brajdic and his wife Shannon
    Skull Asylum SFX Studio and Education Center Grand Opening March 28, 2015
    A new education center is offering state of the art classes in Zombie 101. Sci-Fi, horror and fantasy art has a new home in Largo, the Skull Asylum SFX Studio & Education Center.Giancarlo (Johnny) Brajdic is the Creative Engineer owner of...
  • Charlie
    Devoted owner selling paintings to raise money for dog's cancer treatment
    A Salt Lake City, Utah, man is selling his own paintings in an effort to raise funds to pay for his ailing dog's cancer treatments, reported Friday's KFOR News.The short description on aFacebook page, where many of the beautiful paintings...
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