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54 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Richard Keen Featured Artist at the UCCPA, September 18 - October 31

September, 2014 - A show entitled "Form Singularity: Paintings and Sculpture" featuring new paintings and sculpture by artist Richard Keen will be on display at The Leonard R. Craig Gallery, Unity College Center for the Performing Arts , from September 18 to October 31. An opening reception will be held on October 16th from 5 - 7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Related Topix: Unity College, Unity, ME, Arts, Millikin University, York, ME, Brunswick, ME

2 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Bever Park's Zoo Closed for Painting

Old MacDonald's Farm and the Schuknecht Waterfowl Exhibit in Bever Park will be closed on Wed. Sept.

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4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Tom Gill shares latest work at Brush

Tom Gill and the Brush Art Gallery and Studios have something in common. Both began their artistic adventures in 1982.

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8 hrs ago | The New York Observer

John Currin's Musings on Painting From His Chat With James Cuno

Figurative painter/demigod John Currin sat down with president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust James Cuno in Los Angeles yesterday to talk about how traditional portraiture has influenced Currin's interpretation of the form. Currin, a Gagosian artist, variously discussed spanking, his first visit to the Getty, and who he paints for.

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11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Famed Russian Painting Makes Comes to Chicago

In addition to providing a rare look at the painting style of Soviet Realism, the ongoing Chicago exhibition Red Square on Dearborn marks the first time a renowned work by artist Chaim Livchitz has been shown publicly in the United States. Soviet Realism was a state-sanctioned style that spanned more than 50 years.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Wrigleyville (Chicago, IL), Arts

13 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

Matisse cut-outs in new Tate record

The artist's great-granddaughter Sophie Matisse with Blue Nude III Spring 1952 by Henri Matisse at the Tate Modern, London A gallery assistant walks The Parakeet and the Mermaid 1952 by Henri Matisse at The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern, London A "once in a lifetime" show on Henri Matisse's paper cut-outs has smashed a new record to become the Tate's most popular exhibition. Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs explored the final chapter in the French artist's career, when ill health prevented him from painting.

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16 hrs ago | Enfield Independent

An artist painted a special work to commemorate the 100th anniversary ...

Malcom Gray, of Enfield, has created a mural of Royal Flying Corps fighter pilots shooting down an enemy airship over North London as part of the collection. Mr Gray, who runs an art group at Lea Valley High School, in Bullsmoor Lane, created the painting for the De Havilland Aircraft Museum, in London Colney.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Arts

18 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

Memorial gives first Morrison Scholar Award

Geoffrey Walker, a student at Surry Community College, won the Clifford Morrison Scholarship Award given for the first year and submitted a painting in a "steam punk" genre with a twist of Victorian emphasis. Portraits of Gladys and Clifford Morrison are on the wall behind Walker.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Photography, Surry County, NC

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hereford Times

A life in painting celebrated

THE current show at the Greenstage Gallery in Bishops Frome features the work of the late Chris Howells, who studied graphic design at Stourbridge College of Art and Design and was a glass designer and engraver before becoming a full-time artist in 1977. In 1985 Chris met a Fine Art publisher whose influence led to his work being printed on limited edition Wedgwood plates, the first called the Four Seasons and the most successful, Country Days, the top selling plate collection of its year.

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Art Daily

Exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Karel Appel on view at Blum & Poe

Blum & Poe is presenting an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Karel Appel . Organized in collaboration with the Karel Appel Foundation in Amsterdam, this exhibition represents the first significant overview of Appel in New York City in more than forty years and will be comprised of works dating from 1947-1981.

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Related Topix: Europe, Netherlands, World News, Arts

Northwest Florida Daily News

Project targets pedestrian safety

The project was awarded to C.W. Contracting of Freeport and will take 90 days to complete.

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TwinCities

Physicist puts time on timeless Monet painting

That's the moment Claude Monet put brush to canvas to depict a hazy sunrise seen from his hotel room in Le Havre, according to Donald Olson, a physicist at Texas State University, San Marcos. The name Monet gave to that now-famous work, "Impression, Soleil Levant," later was affixed to a school of art marked by its imprecise, subjective depiction of quotidian scenes, executed with loose brush strokes in vivid hues.

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Related Topix: Arts, France, World News, Mathematics, Science, Weather

The Japan Times

Next consumption tax raise painting Abe into a corner

On Aug. 13, the Cabinet Office released preliminary economic figures for the April-June period, showing that gross domestic product decreased 6.8 percent on an annualized basis in real terms from the previous quarter, the biggest negative growth rate recorded since the triple disasters on March 11, 2011. While it is true that the fall in GDP represented a reaction to a big spending spree by consumers ahead of the consumption tax increase from April 1 from 5 percent to 8 percent, the drop was greater than the GDP contraction in 1989 when the consumption tax was first introduced and in 1997 when the tax rate went from 3 to 5 percent.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Finnish painting on display in Fitchburg holds mystery

Close up of what is believed to be a depiction of Mary, mother of Christ on a mystery Finnish religious paintin FITCHBURG - In a picture window on Main Street next to the main door to the Fitchburg Historical Society's museum hangs a simple but compelling mystery. Susan L. Navarre said the museum, at 781 Main St., has received a large Finnish religious painting from the Fitchburg Art Museum.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Frank Auerbach's paintings run gamut from horror to joy as Tate Britain shows

Lucian Freud's bequest of Frank Auerbach paintings is a tribute to his artist friend's profound work, writes Jonathan Jones When Frank Auerbach was a few weeks away from his eighth birthday, his parents put him on a train from Germany to Britain. It was April 1939 and he would never see them again.

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St.Petersburg Times

Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for a Kiev-based...

Anton Gerashchenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian Internal Affairs Ministry, wrote on his Facebook page that his country would not hand the climber - whom he described as a "hero of Ukraine" - over to Russia to face trial. Photo: Mustang-wanted.com / Facebook.com Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for a Kiev-based extreme climber accused of painting the spire of a Moscow landmark skyscraper in Ukrainian colors and hanging a Ukrainian flag from it, a news report said.

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Art Daily

Group exhibition of recent painting from five contemporary artists opens at Edward Thorp Gallery

Edward Thorp Gallery announces Junction, a group exhibition of recent painting from five contemporary artists. All the works exhibit a vocabulary of highly expressive and personal imagery.

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Hi Miguel, Two of the three charachters here look like those of old quiz shows on tv. The yellow one in bottoms right looks like Mr Chips from the old show Catchphrase while the red one in upper right looks like Dusty Bin from the show 321 I wonder if the third one is from a quiz too? Nice capture of this odd mural, the colors are brilliant and I can or but smile at the drawings.

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The Wichita Eagle

Philly-haunted David Lynch returns for salute

Never mind the world outside David Lynch's studio window: the sun beaming on the Hollywood Hills, the sprinklered lawns ringed by dry chaparral, the open-top tourist vans prowling for homes of stars. Stationed at his long desk, chain-smoking American Spirits, tossing the butts on the concrete floor, the celebrated filmmaker and artist is time-traveling to 1960s Philadelphia, recalling his 5A1 2 years in a city that seeped into his soul.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Eraserhead, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Blue Velvet, David Lynch, Ethnic, Philadelphia, PA, Arts, Entertainment

Maldonandburnham Standard

A art group is celebrating fifty "glorious" years of painting and exhibitions.

The Burnham Art Club began in the mid 1950s when a small group of friends, including Phyllis Pitcher, Shirley Bird and Joan Winder, would paint together at home, before holding their first exhibition in 1964. The club, which focuses on painting and has about 35 members, has met at various venues over the years, including the Burnham Sailing Club and is currently held at the King's Hall, in Burnham.

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