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17 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Four rules of money Budgets and balance sheets and audited financials have a tendency to simultaneously over-simplify and over-complicate organizational life. The way they appear on a page suggests a linear, logical, orderly aggregation...Show More Summary

Minh Dam

Originally from Hanoi, Vietnam, Minh Dam is an architect and watercolor painter based in Poland. He is the founder of Lineare Art Studio in Warsaw, and a co-founder of the Polish Watercolor Society. Minh Dam’s primary focus in his paintings is cityscape. He take as his subjects cities in Poland and other parts of Europe, […]

How I Got My Literary Agent: Randy Ribay

“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Randy Ribay, author of AN INFINITE NUMBER OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Show More Summary

The Armory Show announces details of 2016 Design Projects

20 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Armory Show announces Armory Design Projects, highlighting a diverse group of leaders in contemporary art and design with a curated project and four site-specific presentations, inspired by each space?s location and function and integrated across Piers 92 and 94. Show More Summary

Two floors at MOCA Jacksonville feature James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol and much more

20 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Printmaking is taking over the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a cultural institute of the University of North Florida. Two floors display the art of printmaking, including two featured exhibitions, the UNF Gallery at MOCA, and the Permanent Collection. Show More Summary

pbsdigitalstudios: Henry Darger is one of the most famous...

20 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

pbsdigitalstudios: Henry Darger is one of the most famous outsider artists in the world. But no one knew about his art while he was alive.  In the latest @goodstuffshow, Craig visits the Intuit Art Center and explores why Darger would keep his art a secret.

windypoplarsroom: Georg Flegel “Still-life with Carnation and...

21 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

windypoplarsroom: Georg Flegel “Still-life with Carnation and Eggs” (1600)

pintoras: Luisa Vitelli (Italian, active 1706 – 1729): Parrot,...

21 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

pintoras: Luisa Vitelli (Italian, active 1706 – 1729): Parrot, Blue Tit, Two Lizards, and Vases (1706) (via Wikimedia Commons)

windypoplarsroom: Charles Beaubrun “Portrait of a Lady...

21 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

windypoplarsroom: Charles Beaubrun “Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Yellow Silk Dress” (1646)

2015 April PAD Challenge: Poet Laureate

21 hours agoWriting / Poetry : Poetic Asides

As mentioned with yesterday’s prompt, the 2015 April PAD Challenge list of winners is finally complete. Check them out here. However, the purpose of this post is to unveil the current Poetic Asides Poet Laureate! 2015 April PAD Challenge:...Show More Summary

The Dynamic Distortions of a Formal Painter

21 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Mernet Larsen claims an unlikely pair of influences: 15th-century Italian painting and the austere abstractions of the Russian modernist El Lissitzky (1890–1941).

Archaeological treasure's tour continues at The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Miamians had a chance to meet a true ?Roman Rock Star? in the magnificent Lod Mosaic, a 3rd-century CE Roman Mosaic from the Eastern Roman Empire in modern-day Israel. The event attracted dignitaries, community leaders and Miami's cultural...Show More Summary

Art Institute of Chicago invites you to sleep in a replica of Van Gogh's bedroom for $10

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Have you ever stared at a painting and wished you could slip inside? You may have a chance. The Art Institute of Chicago has recreated Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom in an apartment and is renting it out for $10 a night. "This is so perfect I'm literally crying," art student Genevieve Marie Gualtiere wrote on the museum's Facebook page. Show More Summary

Pre-Raphaelite beauty stars in first public display at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

135 years after it was painted, a little known Pre-Raphaelite treasure goes on public display for the first time in Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion, which runs at the Walker Art Gallery from 12 February to 5 June 2016. The Salutation of Beatrice (1881/2) by Dante Gabrielle Rossetti represents a familiar theme to the artist. Show More Summary

British artists lead strong results for Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction at Christie's

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

On 11 February 2016, Christie?s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction achieved a total of £58,099,000/ $84,301,649/ ?74,599,116, with 51% of works selling above estimate and 38% within estimate. The top price of the evening was Peter...Show More Summary

BB Americas raises the art of banking to new levels: Announces partnership with Romero Britto

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

BB Americas announced a partnership with Brazilian-American global art icon Romero Britto to launch a newly commissioned collection of artfully designed credit and debit cards, exclusively created by the artist for BB Americas? customers. Show More Summary

loumargi: Nicolas Regnier (Flanders, 1591 - 1667)Divine...

21 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

loumargi: Nicolas Regnier (Flanders, 1591 - 1667)Divine Inspiration of Music, circa 1640

$946 million in spending in New York generated by visitors to three exhibitions at Metropolitan Museum

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Three exhibitions presented at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in summer 2015?China: Through the Looking Glass, The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe, and Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends?generated an estimated $946 million in spending in New York, according to a visitor survey released by the Museum today. Show More Summary

'Lavar Munroe: Journey Elsewhere: Musings from a Boundless Zoo' on view at SCAD

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The exhibition ?Journey Elsewhere: Musings from a Boundless Zoo? takes place as part of SCAD deFINE ART 2016, the seventh annual program of fine art exhibitions, lectures, performances and public events organized by Savannah College of Art and at SCAD locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia and Hong Kong. Show More Summary

Palm Beach Modern presents boutique selections by sought-after artists/designers in Feb. 20 auction

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Sunny southeastern Florida, the global epicenter for cool modern design, is home to the premier source for investment-grade art and furniture: Palm Beach Modern Auctions. While many modern-design aficionados wish they could keep their favorite gallery a secret, PBMA?s high-profile sales of coveted celebrity collections have made that impossible. Show More Summary

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