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The REAL Academy of Art is our newest ARC ApprovedSM Atelier. Based in Denver, CO, The REAL Academy's mission is to teach drawing and painting inspired by the methods of the Renaissance Masters a ...

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The Chiaroscuro Atelier is holding their 4th annual Christmas Show and Party. This year the show is dedicated to Small works, which would be perfect for Christmas gifts. There will be a musical p ...

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6 December, 2018

ARC is pleased to welcome American Renaissance for the Twenty-first Century (ART) as our newest allied organization. American Renaissance for the Twenty-first Century is a New York City 501(c)3 non ...

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The 13th International ARC Salon Exhibition is now open in Sotheby's, Los Angeles.  The Grand Opening took place yesterday evening and approximately 300 guests attended the exhibition. The ex ...

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The Art Renewal Center (ARC), a 501(C)(3) non-profit educational foundation dedicated to realist art and skill-based training techniques in the visual arts, is bringing the world renown ARC Salon Ex ...

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ARC Living Master Shaun Downey will be holding a solo exhibition at Arcadia Contemporary entitled "Reflections". The exhibition runs from December 8 - 21, 2018 at Arcadia Contemporary loc ...

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The ARC Approved Princeton Academy of Art will be holding their very first Open House on Friday, November 30th from 6-8pm.      Hors d'oeuvres & beverages will be served, studen ...

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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s preferred genre ...

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21 November, 2018

We are clearing out our inventory of some of our past issues of the International ARC Salon Catalogues. Our remaining issues of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Annual ...

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The Almost Miniatures Exhibition is collection of small works for the Holiday created by some of the best painters on the east coast. ARC Living Master™ Sergio Roffo is among the participating ...

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15 November, 2018

ARC is pleased to welcome Zu Sheng Yu as an ARC Living Artist™! Zu Sheng Yu constantly challenges himself in an artistic sense. His versatility and creative passion lead him through life to create ...

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15 November, 2018

A Collector’s Feast presents the work of 37 of today's leading and emerging Contemporary Realist artists. A myriad of classical styles in various mediums are represented. All of the paintings and s ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Anni Crouter as our newest Associate Living Master™! Born in Chicago, but growing up in Flint, Michigan, Anni Crouter started painting and drawing before she could read or ...

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ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima will be exhibiting at PAN Amsterdam, which exhibits art, antiques and design. Every year more than 45,000 art and antique lovers gather to see over 100 vendors. Joke ...

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Figurative Realism curated by Dirk Dzimirsky PoetsArtists Magazine is calling for entries for the December 2018 issue. This is the magazine's 100th issue and will be dedicated to Figurative Rea ...

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ARC Select: The Modern Muse is still underway. If you have not had a chance to see the show, it will be open through November 16th at Rehs Contemporary Galleries located at 5 East 57th Street 8th Fl ...

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9 November, 2018

Power and Piety presents exquisite paintings, sculpture, silver pieces, furniture and decorative devotional objects made in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies of the Americas from the late 17th to ...

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8 November, 2018

Renaissance artists transformed the course of western art history by making the nude central to their art. Drawing inspiration from classical sculpture and the study of the live model, these art ...

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7 November, 2018

ARC Living Master™ Mary Pettis will unveil her 5 newest signature paintings. Hosted in downtown Minneapolis at Orchestra Hall, the exhibition will be presented during the performance of Beethov ...

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In their lifelong pursuit of figurative art, artists often focus on the "hows" of acquiring skills and knowledge, but not the "whys," "wheres" and "whats." &q ...

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2 November, 2018

Over a year in the making, The Human Condition exhibition is a collaborative effort between Didi Menendez of PoetsArtists magazine, Ana Montoya of AnArte Gallery in San Antonio, and curating artist ...

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2 November, 2018

Artelibre Gallery in collaboration with the "Fundació de les Arts i els Artistes" is holding ModPortrait, the 5th annual painting contest focusing solely on portraiture. This year, the co ...

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29 October, 2018

ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan's drawing "Laktisma" has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA). The exhibition will be on display ...

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ARC Select: The Modern Muse explores how the traditional notion of the muse is invoked by a diverse and eclectic group of contemporary artists and the ways their inspiration manifests itself in thei ...

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30 October, 2018

Alexandra York has recently written an article in Newsmax about The Da Vinci Initiative and the Art Renewal Center titled "Art Renewal Center Brings Art Education to Public Schools". &quo ...

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PoetArtists Magazine has recently published an article by David Molesky on their website about the 13th ARC Salon. "Before it opened to the public, I was invited to view the 13th Art Renewal C ...

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John William Godward was among the brightest stars of the late Graeco-Roman painters during classicism's twilight years. Some believe he equaled Alma-Tadema in his depiction of marble and flowers an ...

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24 October, 2018

A solo show of realist still life paintings by ARC Associate Living Master™ Alex Callaway will be on view at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery, 4 Brook St, Birmingham United Kingdom ...

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The Arts and Artists Foundation is holding the 10th Figurativas Painting and Sculpture Competition 2019, which has a First Prize for Painting of up to €36,000, a Sculpture Acquisition ...

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The ARC Approved Florence Classical Arts Academy offers a One-Year Course, which can be extended then into the full Three-Year Course https://www.artac.org/diploma-in-visual-arts. This course p ...

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On Friday October 12th at the LUX Art Institute, seven works from The 13th International ARC Salon were on display for The Art and Beauty Behind Fashion Night. The seven art pieces were from arti ...

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ARC Living Master™ Daniel Gerhartz, is among 13 artists including Molly Johnson, Bren Sibilsky, and William A. Suys, Jr., who are featured in this exhibition.  These artists look beyond the ...

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17 October, 2018

Jacopo Tintoretto was one of the preeminent Venetian painters of the sixteenth century, renowned for his monumental narrative scenes and his insightful portraits of patricians and citizens. In celeb ...

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12 October, 2018

IX 2018 is a ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism—bringing artists, students, collectors, and art fans together for an annual gathering intend ...

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ARC Select: The Modern Muse is the third annual ARC Select exhibition. This year's show features works by Linda Adair, Hiroshi Furuyoshi, David Bowers, Amanda Greive, Randalf Dilla and Michael van Z ...

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This exhibition highlights the artwork and enduring kinship of three top landscape and maritime painters ARC Living Masters™ William R. Davis and Joseph McGurl and artist Don Demers. This event i ...

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On Friday October 12th from 6pm – 10pm at the LUX Art Institute, seven works from The 13th International ARC Salon will be on display for The Art and Beauty Behind Fashion Night. The seven art p ...

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We are pleased to announce the addition of William Davis as an ARC Living Master™! William Davis grew up in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. He is a self-taught artist whose oil paintings typica ...

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ARC Living Master™ Shane Wolf has the immense pleasure of announcing the launch of Art’s Rose www.ArtsRose.com. This online art gallery, the first of its kind, is dedicated to offering unique and o ...

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This year The Art Renewal Center is honored and delighted to have partnered with Fashion Week San Diego®.  At the signature kick-off event, The Art and Beauty Behind Fashion Night, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Michelle Jung is having a solo exhibition, at the Guild of Boston Artists President's Gallery from October 6th through October 27th. The opening reception is Saturday, O ...

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American Masters returns to the Salmagundi Club with a special exhibition and sale commemorating its 10th anniversary. American Masters 2018 features nearly 70 of today’s finest realist artists, of ...

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This exhibition invites figurative artists of both sexes to submit artwork and share the beauty we see within ourselves. Women Painting Women - Men Painting Men fosters an environment of equali ...

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The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists is holding their open, juried, fine art portrait exhibition. Original portrait paintings, drawings and sculptures not previously exhibited with CSOPA and ...

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28 September, 2018

The Representational Art Conference 2019 (TRAC2019), run by California Lutheran University Arts Initiative, is one of the largest international events focused on representational art in the 21st Cen ...

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28 September, 2018

The 13th International ARC Salon has been featured in Artists on Art.      "The Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon Competition is known for not only recognizing ...

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ARC is pleased to announce Charles Kapsner as a new ARC Associate Living Master™.  “'Remember nature is your teacher, I am your guide',was a prevailing theme in the studio of Nerina Simi (1890 ...

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The Art Renewal Center and the 13th International ARC Salon has been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. "Founded in 1999 by the New Jersey collectors Fred, Sherry, and Kara Lysandra Ro ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Arina Gordienko will have three of her works displayed in the 157th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Women Artists from September 25 -30, 2018. The show opens at t ...

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The 13th  International ARC Salon Exhibition opened in New York City this past Friday. Within the first four days of the exhibition, approximately 700 people came to view the sho ...

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The Southern Atelier is holding a back to school party.  The event is free and open to the public.  Visitors can meet instructors, students, board members and even sign up for classes and ...

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Museum Møhlmann is celebrating its twentieth anniversary. It is an important Dutch platform for realist art and without outside support, the museum has been able to build up var ...

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ARC Living Masters™ Richard Whitney and Marina Dieul and ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Little will be exhibiting work at Francesca Anderson Fine Art, 56 Adams St., Lexington,& ...

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Outdoor Painter recently published an article about the plein air works being exhibited in the 13th International ARC Salon Exhibition, selected from our recently added Plein Air Category. Sev ...

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Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan has been selected as a finalist in the Exhibition about Australian Rules Football with her portrait of Australian Football Legend Paul Salmon. &nbs ...

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14 September, 2018

French painter Eugène Delacroix was one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century. Delacroix produced an extraordinarily vibrant body of work, setting into motion a cascade of innov ...

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Organized by The Butler Institute of American Art, this retrospective showcases the realist art of ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene. It will include a range of work from paintings created in the 197 ...

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The year the Art Renewal Center has awarded $29,700 in scholarship funds.  As those familiar with ARC and its mission know, the organization is involved in numerous projects, all in support of ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their 13th annual exhibition, which will feature a blend of contemporary and classical realism along with styles suc ...

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The results for the 2018 ARC Scholarship Competition will be posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. The Scholarship Competition is one of the most important programs offered by ...

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ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson is holding an exhibition of recent watercolor portraits and streetscapes. The paintings in his current exhibit possess atmospheric qualities, seen through his ...

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5 September, 2018

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan for being a finalist in The Kennedy Prize Competition. The Kennedy Prize is an annual Australian Award and the theme of this year's co ...

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The Guide Artists, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their first awards competition. Their aim is to make this one of the most prestigious portrait painting competitions in the world, represen ...

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4 September, 2018

The National Museum of Brazil, a 200 year old institution and the largest museum in Brazil, has been tragically destroyed in a fire last Sunday night.  Although the extent of the damage is unk ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists is proud to present this year's Annual Regional Juried Exhibition at 162 Newbury St, Boston MA 02116 from September 8 - 29. Each year, the exhibition  ...

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31 August, 2018

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Josh Tiessen, who recently had his painting "Grassie Blacksmith Shop" acquired by Battlefield House and Museum, a National Histori ...

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29 August, 2018

Renowned as a giant of French Romantic painting, Eugène Delacroix was equally a dedicated and an innovative draftsman. Through a selection of more than one hundred works on paper—from finished water ...

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the sister relationship between Shandong province and the state of South Australia, seven artists from Shandong visited South Australia ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Julian Ashton Art School as a new ARC ApprovedSM Atelier! The Julian Ashton Art School was founded by Julian Rossi Ashton in 1890 and is Australia's oldest continuous ...

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Painting the Figure Now is an exhibition of paintings that investigate the many ways we see the human figure today, showing contemporary approaches to portraiture, narrative, and any and all vi ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome PoetsArtists as a new ARC Allied Organization. PoetsArtists is a platform uniting artists, authors, art collectors, galleries and other art affiliated members. Their ...

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23 August, 2018

ARC Living Master™ John Buxton will be exhibiting this year at the Quest for the West show. Visitors have the opportunity to meet the artists in an intimate setting and purchase art in a luck-of- ...

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22 August, 2018

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ and head of the ARC Approved℠ Southern Atelier, Charles Miano, for winning the FACE Scholarship in the Teachers category. Winners rec ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce's painting "Red  White and Blue" has recently been acquired by the Customs House Museum located on 200 S 2nd St, Clarksville, TN 37040. The wor ...

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PleinAir Magazine, has recently announced the winners for their bi-monthly plein air competition. "Calm Morning In Chioggia" by John Whytock won first place overa ...

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17 August, 2018

Arcadia Contemporary will be holding the show "Five and Under" for the grand opening exhibition in their new gallery in Pasadena, California. "Five and Under" features contempora ...

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A new podcast has been added to the Video and Podcast page in the Education section of the ARC Website. Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students and Artist-Teachers, conducts interview ...

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The Art Renewal Center is dedicated to bringing realism back to the visual arts. To better accomplish our mission and return sanity back to the visual arts, we have allied ourselves with like-m ...

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This exhibition explores the deep, multifaceted relationship the Dutch had with the water in the seventeenth century, including their gratitude for the sea’s bounty and their fear of its sometimes d ...

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12 August, 2018

How Artists Can Begin Selling More Artwork is a book review of Eric Rhoads’ book Make More Money Selling Your Art, written by Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC Co-Chair and Chief Operating Offi ...

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When the Art Renewal Center website relaunched, several new features were added to the site to create a better and more user-friendly experience for our registered members. My Albums has ...

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10 August, 2018

The driving philosophy behind the Art Renewal Center is clearly put forward in the essay by ARC founder, Frederick Ross, entitled "Why Realism?" The essay argues point by point& ...

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Whistler and Pennell: Etching the City captures the changing landscape of New York and London in the final years of the industrial revolution. Featuring 38 prints from two of the most ...

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With Rousseau’s call to get “back to nature!” and Goethe’s Sturm und Drang poetry, wandering around 1800 became the expression of a modern awareness of life. As part of a reaction against the rapid ...

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The Eye of the Beholder will feature new works from ARC Living MasterTM Sergio Roffo, ARC Associate Living MasterTM Thomas Kegler, and Kathleen Dunphy. In this exhibition, Dunphy, Kegler and Roffo ...

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3 August, 2018

The Bennett Prize, created in 2018, awards $50,000 to a woman artist to create her own solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will travel the country. The Prize will propel ...

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Florentine Renaissance painter Plautilla Nelli created the only early Last Supper by a woman artist and signed her massive 21 foot long masterwork with a call to action: 'Pray for the ...

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ARA Boston, an ARC Approved AtelierSM, has brought together some of the top figurative artists in the world to work for 5 days straight from a live model in competition for big cash prizes. Thi ...

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The Museo del Prado is presenting the first major exhibition on Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits. Co-organised with the National Gallery in London, it is benefiting from the sole sponsorship of Fundación B ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Charles Miano as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™! Charles Miano's art explores both Eastern and Western human values, using a classic foundation and contempor ...

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Relatively unknown, 19th century polychrome sculpture is one of the key facets of the history of sculpture. Until the beginning of this century, the only colours permitted in statuary were the white ...

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This is the first retrospective for nearly a century of the Manchester born painter Annie Swynnerton, a pioneering professional artist who challenged convention in art and life. Painting Light and ...

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Pastels are only rarely exhibited due to the fragility of the powdery pigment and the light sensitivity of the paper on which it rests. Drawn primarily from the MFA’s holdings, with select loans fro ...

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ARC Editor-in-Chief Sherry Ross is hosting a summer drawing contest for children (grades 6-12) going on now. The contest involves creating and drawing a new fantastical character inspired by he ...

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In conjunction with the museum exhibition, FLORA, in the Drents Museum, a sales exhibition will take place at Harms Collection. ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima is looking for untouched nature in he ...

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23 July, 2018

Gallery 901 is hosting an artist's meet and greet on June 28th from 10am - 12pm featuring sculpture artist and ARC Living Master™Angela Mia De la Vega.    Exalting the human spirit throug ...

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Presenting the full range of John Singer Sargent’s work — including his beloved portraits — “John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age” chronicles a never-told story about this celebrated America ...

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20 July, 2018

In the Fleurieu Biennale, ARC Associate Living Master™, Louise Feneley, received the distinction of 'Highly Commended' for her work 'The Wanderer's Lament'. Her work will be on display at the Sig ...

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ARC Living Master,  Stephen Gjertson, has recently been interviewed by Emilio Longo - Visual Arts Teacher and author of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students and Artist-T ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Louise Feneley's painting 'Bouquet - Natura Morte' has received a 'Highly Commended' distinction in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. &quo ...

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December 2018 4 posts
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