Contemporary Painters
Five Points Gallery, located at 33 Main St. in downtown Torrington,...
Norwalk Citizen News | Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:17:16 GMT
Five Points Gallery, located at 33 Main St. in downtown Torrington, will open A'Still Life Untethered,A' a new multi-artist show that will run through Feb. 13. Five Points Gallery, located at 33 Main St. in downtown Torrington, will open A'Still Life Untethered,A' a new multi-artist show that will run through Feb. 13. TORRINGTON - Five Points Gallery, located at 33 Main St. in downtown Torrington, will open "Still Life Untethered," a new multi-artist show that will run through Feb. 13. The exhibition celebrates the time-honored tradition of the still life.

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WFIL-AM Lafayette Hill | Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:56:04 GMT
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David Hockney's paintings are brought to life in brilliant retrospective
South China Morning Post | Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:11:15 GMT
Exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art shows why the English painter was once such a rebel of the art world, with his most colourful, iconic works and key moments also proving his versatility over the last six decades The David Hockney retrospective at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the delights of the season. Room after room unfolds a sense of his seemingly limitless visual talent, his mix of whimsy and keen insight, his love of the world, and his courage.

Pancakes & Booze Art Show offers new take on gallery concept
The Lantern | Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:55:53 GMT
The Pancakes & Booze Art Show brings an unexpected twist to the conventional art gallery. With more than 50 local artists, pancakes and alcohol, the event is back for its second round in Columbus.

Artist Wally McCown creates Sedalia history with the stroke of a brush
Sedalia Democrat | Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:39:54 GMT
Artist Wally McCown Jr. talks about his 2016 painting of the vintage Goldin's Super Market signage found in the 200 block of West Main Street, Tuesday afternoon at the Hayden Liberty Center Association for the Arts. There will BE a reception for McCown's 31-piece exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the center.

Vigor Wins $19.6m Navy Ship Repair Contract
Marine News | Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:21:00 GMT
Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, is being awarded a $19,629,518 firm-fixed-price contract to prepare for and accomplish repair and alteration requirements for USS Kidd Chief of Naval Operations scheduled, selected restricted availability in support of the DDG-51-class destroyer ship repair program. For U.S. Naval Surface Combatants typical repair and maintenance work to be performed in SRA includes modernization ship alterations; blasting, painting and surface preparation for complete or touch-up preservation, freeboard, struts, rudders, running gear, ground tackle, and sea-chest; hull, mechanical and electrical; various interior tanks.

Rembrandt painting found in basement auctions for $1M
New York Post | Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:24:40 GMT
Three brothers in New Jersey, and a keen-eyed German art aficionado, made a killing from the sale of a small painting gathering dust in a Teaneck basement - that turned out to be an early work by the 15th century Dutch master Rembrandt. The Landau brothers, Ned, Roger and Steven, of Teaneck held onto a couple of their mother's belongings after she died but kept some valuables they didn't want to give away - including a silver tea set, china and a small painting that had hung in their dining room for decades.

An assortment of diverse paintings
The Daily Star | Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:24:39 GMT
Several artists of the 1979 batch of the Faculty of Fine Art are holding a weeklong group painting exhibition titled "Phirey Dekha" at Zainul Gallery of FFA, University of Dhaka . Renowned artists Professor Rafiqun Nabi, Professor Abul Barq Alvi, Shahid Kabir and Shishir Bhattacharya, also the acting Dean of FFA, DU, inaugurated the exhibition on January 15. Hosted by artist, poet and critic Zahid Mustafa, noted artists Mokhlesur Rahman, Selim Ahmed, Mini Karim and Professor Lalarukh Selim [on behalf of the batch 1979] spoke at the inaugural ceremony.

World War I painting on loan from UK coming to Kansas City
NewsOK.com | Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:24:38 GMT
The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City is preparing to display a John Singer Sargent painting depicting British soldiers blinded by a gas attack on the Western Front. The Kansas City Star reports that the American artist's 8-foot by 20-foot oil on canvas titled "Gassed" is so large the museum had to build a new exhibit space.

Joe Bennett: Kneeling to the false gods of high art
The Press On-Line | Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:03:53 GMT
A woman looks at Amedeo Modigliani's Private Hands, Jeanne Hzbuterne , 1919 ahead of a Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London in 2016. OPINION: When artificial intelligence gets to write the history of its ancestor species, it will not be short of amusing material.

Burhan Dogancay's painting sold at auction
Turkish Daily News | Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:27:18 GMT
A painting by one of the great masters of Turkish contemporary art, Burhan DoAYanA ay, has been sold at an auction. More than 200 artworks were auctioned on Jan. 14 at the 42nd Beyaz Contemporary and Modern Art Auction.

Coastal Landscapes Featured at Santa Monica College Emeritus Gallery
The LookOut news | Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:46:31 GMT
January 16, 2018 -- A local artist whose water color landscapes celebrate the Southern California Coast will be on exhibit the Santa Monica College Emeritus Art Gallery starting this month. The exhibition of landscape pastel works on paper created by award-winning artist Bruce Trentham opens with a reception on Thursday, January 25 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the gallery located on the first floor of the SMC Emeritus Campus, 1227 Second Street.

Inspired by MLK, University of Redlands community spruces up portion of Orange Blossom Trail
Redlands Daily Facts | Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:26:58 GMT
University of Redlands student Tess Tanaka, helps paint a small mural that depicts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., along the Orange Blossom Trail in Redlands, Ca., Monday, January 15, 2018. In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, University of Redlands students, alumni, faculty and employees also participated in the clean-up of the Orange Blossom Trail.

Police discover stolen USB full of wedding photos
Daily Mail | Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:58:14 GMT
BREAKING NEWS: Two parents are arrested as their 13 emaciated children aged between two and 29 are found chained and shackled in a filthy house after a 17-year-old girl escaped and called police 'I am not afraid anymore': Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, becoming the third member of 2016 Olympic team to speak out PIERS MORGAN: Victoria Beckham's shocking and shameful promotional image made me feel physically sick - but will have a far more damaging effect on many impressionable young girls who see it too New Jersey family learns the dusty old painting they kept on the floor in their basement is in fact a Rembrandt worth a MILLION dollars when they went to sell the portrait for $800 at an auction REVEALED: Harvey Weinstein-slapper is a shoplifting rattlesnake-whisperer, 46, who owes $60k in child support, spent five years in prison and ... (more)

Ivana Trump: Donald Trump a 'stable genius,' 'definitely not racist'
Washington Times | Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:31:50 GMT
President Trump 's first wife Ivana Trump said Monday that her ex-husband is sharp as a tack, and while he may say "silly" things from time to time, he is "definitely" not the racist many in the media are painting him to be. Appearing on the U.K.'s "Good Morning Britain" TV show, Ms.

What to see at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on MLK Day
Houston Chronicle | Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:31:49 GMT
Wangechi Mutu's mixed media painting "Forbidden Fruit Picker" is among works on view in a show of recent contemporary acquisitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston through Feb. 4. Wangechi Mutu's mixed media painting "Forbidden Fruit Picker" is among works on view in a show of recent contemporary acquisitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston through Feb. 4. A view of Wangechi Mutu's collage, multi-media and sculpture installation "A Trinity," which is among works on view in a show of recent contemporary acquisitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston through Feb. 4. less A view of Wangechi Mutu's collage, multi-media and sculpture installation "A Trinity," which is among works on view in a show of recent contemporary acquisitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston through Feb. ... more A view of "Home: So Different, So Appealing," looking through Daniel Joseph Martinez's "The ... (more)

Things To Do This Weekend In London: 20-21 January 2018
Londonist | Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:09:53 GMT
See more than 30 sculptures, structures and installations from some of the most innovative artists in Light Art today at Canary Wharf. © Sonic Bubble ETHOMETRIC MUSEUM: Be transported into a parallel universe of cosmic tones and esoteric technology at this intriguing pop-up museum , filled with hand-crafted contraptions that create a mesmerising immersive soundscape.

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