Woodland Interior, Louis Comfort Tiffany Watercolor and gouache on tan paper, roughly 16×22? (40x56cm), in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. James Gurney has a nice post on his blog today about some of his favorite gouache Masters, which prompted me to think of a few artists who did beautiful work in gouache, though they were […]
The Saint Louis Art Museum this summer presents Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, a rare selection of one of the most popular and best studied forms of African art from the West African countries of Côte d?Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso. Show More Summary
The New York Rangers don't want him back, but Martin St. Louis isn't ready to retire. The 40-year-old former Art Ross Trophy and Hart Trophy winner will be looking for a new home July 1 after a fine yet underwhelming 2014-15 season. He had 21 goals and 52 points, his worst output since the 2001-02 season. Show More Summary
Safety first! Despite a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card that featured 12 finishes in 14 contests, just four fighters from last weekend's (Fri., June 19, 2015) Bellator 138 event on Spike TV, which aired from inside Scottrade Center in St. Show More Summary
Kimbo Slice believes in evolution. Once seen as a one-dimensional stand-up fighter who would be exploited on the ground, Slice scored the biggest win of his odd mixed martial arts career on Friday night in St. Louis. Slice knocked out 51-year-old MMA legend Ken Shamrock in the very first round. Show More Summary
The hype is real and ongoing as Bellator MMA approaches one of the biggest events of the year in "Kimbo vs. Shamrock," taking place on June 19, 2015 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Few fights in mixed martial arts (MMA)...Show More Summary
A group that gained headlines for organizing the "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest" in Texas that was attacked by two Muslim extremists has now launched a billboard campaign in Missouri.
Dan Henderson may be getting long in the tooth, but the mixed martial arts (MMA) legend plans to show he still has bite in the main event of UFC Fight Night 68 tonight (June 6, 2015) inside Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Appearing...Show More Summary
(Pictures courtesy of jean louis mazieres at flickr.com.) (Picture courtesy of Cliff at flickr.com.) A precursor of the impressionists, Corot painted with care and planning yet gave an impression of dreaminess that has led him to be associated with the movement itself. He was prolific and dedicated, but the academicians of his time were cool...
Pin it Louis Vuitton brought stars of the international art scene to Havana's 12th Biennale, which opened last month. The city-wide festival sought to illuminate beautiful but neglected areas of Havana, and the artists were tasked to celebrate Cuba's cultural history. READ MORE »
(Picture courtesy of Irina at flickr.com.) (Picture courtesy of Jean Louis Mazziere at flickr.com.) Remarkable animation of the spirit of his time seems to have been the major characteristic that brought Jean-Antoine Watteau to the ranks of foremost artists, and gave him distinction there. One of the most brilliant and original artists of the eighteenth...
In school, I opted for music and film appreciation, leaving my studies of art when the crayons got put away after the third grade. My loss, because art appreciation is a wonderful spur for the imagination. Still, it’s never too late to learn. Show More Summary
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has been tapped to receive the Critics’ Choice Louis XIII Genius Award “for demonstrating unprecedented excellence in the television arts.” MacFarlane, who also executive produced Cosmos: A Spacetime...Show More Summary
hadrian6: The First Funeral. 1883. Louis Ernest Barrias. French 1841-1905. Museum of Fine Arts. Lyon. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
Here's a nifty piece of street art: Save The Bees (2015) by Louis Masai. It's part of Nature Late at the Horniman Museum and Gardens on Thursday 14 May, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. There are lots of other goodies. Tickets cost £5. CLICK to visit the Horniman website and to book.
Kristen Watts has been appointed director of exhibitions and design at the Saint Louis Art Museum, where she will plan and supervise all aspects of the museum?s robust exhibition schedule. She starts at the museum in June. ?Kristen has...Show More Summary
Later, Bader. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was unable to find Ryan Bader a new opponent for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 68 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, locked and loaded for the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana,...Show More Summary
Jennifer Connelly shows off some serious shoulder action while attending the 2015 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 4) in New York City. The 44-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet by her husband Paul Bettany. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Connelly The week before, [...]
Louis ANQUETIN Woman Combing her Hair 1889 by Art & Vintage on Flickr. http://french-painters.blogspot.com/
The Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print, an exhibition exploring the significant role that prints inspired by Hieronymus Bosch played in establishing the Netherlandish master as a highly desirable brand in the growing print market of the 16th century. Show More Summary