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We know it has been a very challenging year. We know that many of our schools have been forced to close their doors for extended periods and many have had to transition to alternate methods of instr ...

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On March 8, coinciding with International Women's Day, the MEAM will once again claim the importance of women in the world of contemporary art and culture, through the exhibition 'Women Painting (Al ...

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25 February, 2021

Beautiful Things is a hauntingly elegant group exhibition featuring landscape, florals, wildlife and more. This exhibition features things classically considered aesthetically pleasing, yet thumbs t ...

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24 February, 2021

ARC Associate Living Master Mary Ross Buchholz will be among the exhibiting artists at the Texas Masters show. The exhibition takes place from March 6 - 27, 2021 at the Insight Gallery, 214 We ...

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ARC is please to welcome Anastasiya Chybireva Fender as a new ARC Associate Living Master! Anastasiya was born in Ukraine and immigrated with her parents to the US when she was fourteen. She starte ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jess Le Clerc as an ARC Associate Living Master!  An emerging artist from Australia’s Sunshine Coast, Jess is primarily a figurative oil painter. She is also the pri ...

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ARC Living Master Luis Alvarez Roure will be participating in a benefit auction to raise money for the homeless and will donate a percentage of the auction’s proceeds to Habitat for Humanity. Biddi ...

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18 February, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Chad Fisher as our newest ARC Living Master!  "I am inspired by nature to create a visual language to communicate with the world around me. My early interest in ...

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This exhibition will explore Goya's graphic imagination and how his drawings and prints allowed him to share his complex ideas and respond to the turbulent social and political changes occurring in ...

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16 February, 2021

Come view the cultivated creations of artists as they remind us, and rekindle for us, the radical (Latin:root) in nature. These artists have rendered for you the many ways the botanical world is rev ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Vicki Sullivan will be among the participating artists in "Locals" an Australasian Invitational Show. The exhibition takes place at the Outr'e Gallery, 319 Smi ...

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The Salmagundi Club is hosting the exhibition “Figuratively Speaking,” on view February 2-19, 2021. This will be an exhibition of figurative work and the human form in all of its permutations. The ...

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5 February, 2021

Paint along with ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano's demonstration live via Zoom on February 11, 2:00 PM EST. This is a great opportunity to see how Miano will capture the likeness of the m ...

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4 February, 2021

ARC Living Master Ana Wypych will be among the participating artists at the Anarte Gallery exhibition "All About Love". The exhibition takes place at the Anarte Gallery 7959 Broadway # 20 ...

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What does “atelier-style teachings” mean? How can an education in technical realism benefit today’s art student? How does Studio Incamminati's pre-BFA track program with Rowan University work? Find ...

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28 January, 2021

The MEAM will exhibit the works of the international painting competition "Lohengrin", organized by the Wagner Club and the MEAM in collaboration with the Gran Teatre del Liceu. The 49 wor ...

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27 January, 2021

ARC Associate Living Master Arina Gordienko’s painting 'After You', is the Second Prize Winner at the Favorite Subjects international painting competition in the International Artist Magazine.  ...

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Congratulations to David Gomez for winning the People’s Choice Award in the 15th International ARC Salon Competition for his work of “Isolated”. For the first seven days after the ARC Salo ...

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ARC Living Master Patricia Watwood is hosting free live demos on Facebook. The Winter Sessions are composed of 10 demonstrations shown live every Wednesday at 11am - 12:30pm EST. This series will fo ...

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ARC Living Master Juliette Aristides will be holding a solo exhibition of her works at the Customs House Museum 200 South 2nd Street, Clarksville, TN 37040 from January 19 - March 31, 2021. Featured ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 15th International ARC Salon Competition! This year the ARC received 4,941 entries from 83 countries. For the first ...

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The winners, finalists and semi-finalists of the 15th ARC Salon will be published on the Art Renewal Center website, www.artrenewal.org, on January 13th. Only five days away! The ARC Salo ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Academy of Realist Art Mexico as a new ARC Approved Atelier! The Academy of Realist Art Mexico (ARAM) opened its doors in the city of Querétaro in January 2020, with t ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Svetlana Cameron is featured in the Colored Pencil Magazine, with her drawing ‘Iona and Cocoa’ selected for the cover of January 2021 Issue. Inside there is a 6-page arti ...

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ARC Living Master Mary Pettis will be holding a live interview and demonstration on Friday, January 8th with publisher Eric Rhoads. We will be talking about the value of memory training in landscape ...

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The winners, finalists and semi-finalists of the 15th ARC Salon will be published on the Art Renewal Center website, www.artrenewal.org, on January 13th. Only nine days away! The ARC Salon Com ...

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This exhibition features 20 etchings and engravings by Rembrandt, drawing from the Museum’s permanent collection, as well as loans from the Rembrandt collection of the University of San Diego. In a ...

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This selection of paintings and prints from a major private Charleston collection of Northern Renaissance art introduces a world of intensely, and sometimes disturbingly, vivid imagery. Created in t ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is hosting an online exhibition dedicated to recent graduates from 2018 and 2019. Fifty drawings, paintings and sculpture by recent graduates of The Florence Academy of A ...

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16 December, 2020

Congratulations to Windows to the Divine for Contemporary Visions of Beauty exhibited in November in Denver. Twenty-nine of their thirty-seven artists sold works for $140,000 in sales! The stunning ...

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15 December, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome the Académie des beaux-arts de Montréal as a new approved atelier! The Académie des beaux-arts de Montréal (ACADEM) focuses on classical realism in drawing and painting us ...

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Equity Gallery is pleased to present their annual juried exclusive members-only exhibition, the 2020 Members Invitational. Featuring a diverse group of 20+ artists, this year’s Invitational is a ...

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14 December, 2020

Emilio Longo, founder and director of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has recently interviewed ARC Living Master and director of the Florence Academy of A ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to announce that we have posted our roster of finalists competing in the 15th International ARC Salon Competition. We received 4,941 entries this year from 83 count ...

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On Wednesday, December 9, 2020 the Art Renewal Center will announce the finalists of the 15th ARC Salon Competition. Out of the original 4,951 entries from 83 countries, 1,977 works were selected as ...

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The Plein Air Collection Ever since stressed-out 19th century Parisian artists decamped to the countryside to escape the incessant demands and competition of their careers, painters have banded tog ...

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This holiday season, Rehs Contemporary Galleries is excited to present a selection of more than 50 small artworks. The five participating artists include ARC Living Artist Stuart Dunkel, as well as ...

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Legacy Gallery is holding their 20th Annual Holiday Small Works Show. ARC Living Master Julie Bell and ARC Associate Living Master Mary Ross Buchholz are among the participating artists. The Artist ...

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2 December, 2020

Welcome to California features small works of iconic images of the Golden State, from pristine landscapes and seascapes to figurative works and still lifes. All artwork is framed and available for a ...

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1 December, 2020

ARC Living MasterTM Anna Wypych is participating in two shows at the Abend Gallery. There will be a Solo Exhibition of her work running from December 2, 2020 - January 6, 2021. The 30th Annual Hol ...

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Each year the Montana Trails Gallery likes to celebrate the holiday season with a Small Works Show. The show will take place on December 5th from 5PM - 7PM. The pieces will be on display from Novemb ...

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ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2020 The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition is a show of small works independently selected by six prominent figures from the art world: two artists, two collectors and two ...

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18 November, 2020

In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of submissions by artists who live ...

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ARC Living Artist Edi Matsumoto is having a solo exhibition of her work at the Pacific Grove Art Center, 568 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA from November 5 - December 17, 2020. In her exhibition, ...

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Small Works, Great Wonders features a fusion of traditional and contemporary paintings and sculpture at affordable prices. Among the participating artists is ARC Associate Living Master Mary Ross Bu ...

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In this rare opportunity, Charles Miano will be teaching his still life painting technique. Participants will have a front row seat to see the Miano method for painting and learning. He will also di ...

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Rick Davidman and Lisa Lebofsky, of DFN Projects curated this show in conjunction with 33 Contemporary Gallery, created by Sergio Gomez and Didi Menendez. This exhibition is a homage to New York Cit ...

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10 November, 2020

Starting on November 12th, ARC Associate Living MasterTM Urban Larsson will be exhibiting new paintings, together with other available works, until December 6th in his studio. Due to the curre ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to announce that we have posted our roster of semi-finalists competing in the 15th International ARC Salon Competition. We received 4,941 entries this year from 83 ...

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Hidden Faces - The 2020 Victorian Salon des Refusés Hidden Faces is a curated selection of portraits by artists from Victoria, Australia submitted for national portrait prizes that were either not ...

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The Lyme Academy of Fine Arts is seeking an Artistic Director/Deane Keller Chair who will be responsible for implementing the artistic vision and programming of the Academy. The mission of the Lyme ...

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30 October, 2020

Superhero Inspiring pop culture for decades, superheroes have a prolific impact on our imaginations. They beg the question: if you could have a superpower, what would it be? ARC Living Master Loui ...

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The renowned Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest competition for contemporary watercolor painting in the UK. Over the past 33 years it has attracted entries from artists working in a ...

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23 October, 2020

 Ambivalence is an online exhibition curated by Carol Hodes. "...Ambivalence could have accompanied us from our youth and formed our characters unknowingly. It could have created the etho ...

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And the winner is David Bowers “Lisa, the Shield Maiden” paired with designer Bea Cruz PH. During the 14th ARC Salon Virtual Exhibition at Sothebys.com, visitors voted for their fa ...

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PoetsArtists + 33 Contemporary invite visitors to explore “PAINTING THE FIGURE NOW III”, a new exhibition curated by David Hummer and Didi Menendez, with guest curator F. Scott Hess, opening at ...

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20 October, 2020

In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of submissions by artists who live ...

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New England Premiere of The Outwin: American Portraiture Today from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The Outwin: American Portraiture Today premiered at the Smithsonian’s National Portr ...

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Distilled Beauty is a group exhibition exploring the revival of realism by American and international artists, selected from 14th International Art Renewal Center Salon finalists. There will also b ...

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This year, the Society of Women Artists is holding their annual exhibition online. The patron of the event is SWA Princess Michael of Kent. Among the participating artists are ARC Living Master Ann ...

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15 October, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Luis Alvarez Roure as an ARC Living Master. Mr. Roure is a figurative and still-life painter better known for his portraits of internationally known figures. In 2020, The ...

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Throughout the history of art, birds have been represented as the embodiment of humanity’s hopes and dreams. Taking Flight is Rehs Contemporary’s annual event partnering with the Art Rene ...

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This group exhibition explores the interpretation of an object, place or memory that in these times offers safe harbor from the storm, offering tranquility, comfort, and&nbs ...

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National Sculpture Society 87th Annual Awards Exhibition The annual juried exhibition of the National Sculpture Society, the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, presents the w ...

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The Museum of Western Art is proud to host the 37th Annual Roundup Art Exhibition & Sale. This invitational exhibition features over 100 works by leading artists in the western genre, including ...

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ARC Living MasterTM Max Ginsburg has recently posted a tour of his studio on youtube. To watch the tour, click here.      ...

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We hope you made your vote count! During the 14th ARC Salon Virtual Exhibition at Sotheby’s NY, visitors voted for their favorite artwork / designer pairing in the Art and Beauty Behind Fashion Even ...

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1 October, 2020

ARC Living Master Ana Schmidt has been announced finalist at the Sunny Art Prize London 2020 and will exhibit her work at the Sunny Art Centre, London, a prestigious art institution with an extraord ...

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29 September, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Anil Surendran as an ARC Living Artist! "The thought process prior to sculpting a portrait or figure I find the most creative aspect. How does the person see himself ...

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Principle Gallery is hosting IGOR’s 15th annual exhibition, which will feature a blend of contemporary and classical realism and styles such as trompe l’oeil, magic realism, contemporary realism and ...

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29 September, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Nathan Bertling as an ARC Living Artist! Nathan Bertling studied under American master Benjamin F. Long, IV at The Fine Arts League of the Carolinas in Asheville, NC. Lear ...

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A group exhibition being held at American Legacy Fine Arts exploring the revival of Realism by American and international artists, selected from the Art Renewal Center 14th Salon finali ...

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27 September, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Edi Matsumoto as an ARC Living ArtistTM! Edi Matsumoto was born and raised in Japan. Her maternal great-grandfather was a traditional Japanese artist who painted birds, ...

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This October, Rehs Contemporary in New York City will open their doors to the public for Taking Flight, a socially distanced exhibition, by RSVP only. The group show is the gallery’s annual ev ...

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The Dacia Gallery is holding a 10 year anniversary exhibition. This exhibition embodies an eclectic mix of contemporary artists that focus on representational art through painting and drawing. Among ...

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A solo virtual exhibition of ARC Living MasterTM Max Ginsburg's work will be available to view on the Dacia Gallery's website from September 1-30, 2020.  To view the show, please click here. ...

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A group exhibition being held at American Legacy Fine Arts exploring the revival of Realism by American and international artists, selected from the Art Renewal Center 14th Salon fina ...

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The Dutch Museum Møhlmann, founded 22 years ago, is unique in showing nearly exclusively contemporary realism. Every year it organizes an exhibition with works of about 100 artists. The exhibition ...

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Forbes magazine has recently published an article about the ARC Select: Taking Flight exhibition that will be taking place next month at Rehs Gallery, New York City. The group show featuring works ...

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10 September, 2020

The Insight Gallery is hosting a Fall Group Show featuring the works of several artists including ARC Associate Living Master Mary Buchholz, and ARC Living Masters Tony Pro and Hsin-Yao Ts ...

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In this 40 minute lecture, Professor Miano will take you back in time to the origins of the western art tradition. He will give you a taste of the upcoming art historical workshop series which will ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Evgeniy Monahov as an ARC Associate Living MasterTM. Evgeniy Monahov is a Russian painter whose works have been featured in exhibitions and collections in the US, Spain, R ...

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We have now officially concluded accepting entries to the 15th International ARC Salon Competition. We have received 4,941 entries from 83 countries representing a 14% increase in total entries ...

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To view the prospectus and enter visit the ARC Salon Entry Pages. If you missed the 15th ARC Salon submission period, don’t worry, you still have time! Due to high volumes of requests we wi ...

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28 August, 2020

REALISM LIVE,  The World’s First Virtual Realism Art Conference is taking place online over three days, on October 22, 23, and 24, with a beginners’ day on October 21. Realism L ...

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ARC is pleased to present John Whytock as our newest ARC Associate Living MasterTM! “Beauty, like truth, exists. And we, as human beings, have an almost divine capacity to recognize it. Art, for me ...

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27 August, 2020

Art Revolution Taipei (A.R.T.) 2020, has announced its finalists, and 334 pieces by 168 artists were selected out for the Grand Prize Exhibition. ARC Living MasterTM Ana Schmidt has been selected wi ...

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26 August, 2020

For the third year in a row, the Museum Møhlmann is holding "Maginificent Minatures", an exhibition of works 14 by 14 inches or smaller. The tempera on panel painting "Dried Leaf&quo ...

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We are very happy to announce that if you missed seeing the 14th International Virtual ARC Salon Exhibition at Sothebys.com, you are not too late! The entirety of the show including the writt ...

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If you missed the 15th ARC Salon submission period, don’t worry, you still have time! Due to high volumes of requests we will continue accepting entries to the 15th ARC Salon Competition until the ...

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An exhibition of ARC Approved Rob Gutteridge's School of Classical Realism student work made during 2019-20. It includes Bargue drawings, life drawings, drawing master copies, cast drawings, and ind ...

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This exhibition presents both the great successes of James Tissot who often created iconic images, and his boldest experiments. It also examines his materials and painting techniques, the themes tha ...

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Oil Painters of America are hosting their 2020 Salon Show virtually, from August 13 - October 3, 2020, featuring almost 300 representational oil paintings. The focus in the jurying process was ...

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This major exhibition charts the career of the artist known simply as El Greco. Over 57 works from across the world trace not only the development of his distinctive style but also the astounding am ...

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"Our World Re-Imagined" is the Northern California Chapter’s first virtual exhibition with the California Art Club (CAC). This exhibition’s theme is to inspire the artists to visually int ...

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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel is an exhibition that looks at the iconic midcentury artist’s fascination with places of transience, escape, and anonymity. Guests can explore the romantic and n ...

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The Art Renewal Center is now accepting entries to the 15th International ARC Salon Competition, offering over $130,000 in cash awards, $25,000 for best in show, as well as publication, exhibition, ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has republished yet another video interview with Stephen Gjertson, who is a longstanding artist of the Classical Realist t ...

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Caravaggio-Bernini: Baroque in Rome is an exhibition of more than 70 masterpieces by Caravaggio, Bernini and their contemporaries. The paintings and sculptures are on loan to the Rijksmuseum fr ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is hosting an online exhibition of student works. Over 150 drawings, paintings, and sculptures produced by students during the six month school year and at home during lo ...

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