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ARC Associate Living Master™ James Van Fossan will be making a grand debut of his painting entitled, Drama Magnifico, which will be accompanied with an original score written and performed by Van Foss ...

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ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos will be displaying his work at Art Miami-New York Pier94 12th Avenue at 55th Street New York, NY 10019.His work will be on display form May 14th to the 17th at the Wal ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Sergio Roffo has recently won the Award of Merit in the Annual Juried Exhibition held by the Guild of Boston Artists.The exhibition of works opened May 9th and will contin ...

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11 May, 2015

The winners of the 2014-2015 International ARC Salon will be announced on May 18, 2015.This year ARC has more competitors and more outstanding works to be shown than ever before. Please visit us next ...

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The 15th Annual ARC Scholarship Competition has begun!2013 ARC Scholarship Competition Fourth Place WinnerThe Kettle by Jake PoseyAt ARC, we believe the ARC Scholarship Competition is one of the most ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is holding an exhibition scheduled from May 19 - July 26, 2015 at the prestigious R.W. Norton Art Gallery in 4747 Creswell Ave Sh ...

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We are happy to announce the addition of a new ARC Approved Atelier™.Wrapped Silver Goblet byInstructor Sadie ValeriThe Sadie Valeri Atelier offers art classes in traditional realistic painting and dr ...

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ARC Approved™ Chiaroscuro Studio is hosting a Figure Sculpture Workshop with award winning artist Alicia Ponzio. The 5 day intensive workshop runs from July 8-12, 2015 from 9:30 - 4:30pm.Limited to 10 ...

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We are pleased to welcome Shane Wolf as our newest ARC Living Master™.Educated in the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, in Florence, Shane Wolf (originally from Cincinnati) attended the prestigious A ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Elaine Hahn as an ARC Living Artist™! Cinque Terra by Elaine HahnElaine Hahn is a Signature member of the American Women Artists, the American Society of Marine Artists, t ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art will be hosting a free educational event this weekend at TAFA Studios & Gallery, 415 South Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104 On May 1st, 6:30 to 8 pm, there will ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ John Pototschnik will be holding his first solo show at the Southwest Gallery - 4500 Sigma Rd. Dallas, Texas Dallas, TX. The exhibition runs from May 1 - 31, 2015 with t ...

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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is holding the first Canadian exhibition on Orientalism. Marvels and Mirages of Orientalism -From Spain to Morocco unveils the forgotten figure of a master of the genr ...

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ARC Living Master™ Jacob Collins will be having a one man show at the Adelson Galleries, The Crown Building, 730 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY from April 28 - May 30, 2015.To view more ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will officially celebrate the opening of its first US branch on May 3, 2015. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the new facility and view an exhibition of Alumni wo ...

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Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition highlights works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. See this rare presentation of s ...

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22 April, 2015

ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies is having an exhibition of student, alumni, and instructor works at the Rehs Gallery on 5 East 57th Street, 8th floor, New York NY 10022. The exhibit runs through May ...

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On April 1st and 2nd, The Da Vinci Initiative (DVI) hosted its first district wide workshop at the Florence Academy of Art, Jersey City. DVI President, Mandy Hallenius, worked with Florence Academy In ...

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ARC is pleased to announce a new award being introduced into this year's ARC salon competition. Lessons in Classical Painting Publication Award: This award will be given to up to 7 artists and consis ...

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Great News! Undergraduate and Graduate college credits are now available for the DVI's first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, through a partnership with The Heritage Inst ...

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The Art Renewal Center invites ARC Living Artists™, Associate Living Masters™, Living Masters™ and other talented artists who paint in the realist tradition to share their work on our Artists Share ...

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An Elderly Woman from Southern Iraqby Ali Ghassan Al-Zobaede The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Ali Ghassan Al-Zobaede as an ARC Associate Living Master™!Born in Babel, Iraq, Ali Ghassan A ...

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14 April, 2015

Gary Christensen will be conducting an overview of the Classical Realist painter Richard Lack, his life and artworks. The lecture will begin in 1943 when Lack was fifteen and continue through his last ...

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4th place, 2004 Scholarship WinnerCupid by Yee KangThe 15th Annual ARC Scholarship Competition will soon begin. At ARC, we believe the ARC Scholarship Competition one of the most important programs ...

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The Academy of Realist Art Boston, an ARC Approved Atelier, will be hosting a juried figure painting competition in Boston in July. They anticipate drawing on a national pool of high caliber figure ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott is hosting a three-day Still Life Painting workshop from April 24 – 26, 2015. The workshop will be held at Olde Masters Galleria, 25 Irongate Park Drive, Centerv ...

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ARC is pleased to announce the addition of a new Allied Organization!The Sculptor's Funeral is the only podcast dedicated to student and professional figurative sculptors living and working today. H ...

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2 April, 2015

The Da Vinci Initiative recently partnered with The Washington Art Education Association to send Mandy Hallenius, DVI President, to Washington D.C. to lobby for art education funding as part of Arts ...

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We are pleased to welcome Albert Yi-Fu Chen as an ARC Living Artist™. Albert's art is centered on the human figure and human conditions, pursuing the notion of the existence of the figure that reflec ...

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Recently the Da Vinci Initiative Partnered with the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academy Waichulis in PA to bring a free skill-based workshop to K-12 art educators. About the workshop Waichulis said: "I a ...

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ARC Approved™ Florence Academy of Art is proud to announce the publication of their 25th anniversary commemorative book, The Florence Academy of Art: The First 25 Years. This 300-page volume chronicle ...

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ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene will be having solo exhibition of new paintings entitled “At the Auction” from April 2 - 25, 2015. The paintings depict the moments of drama that occur in the high- ...

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25 March, 2015

Recently, the Da Vinci Initiative partnered with the Washington Art Education Association (the Board of Art Education for the State of Washington) to offer a free weekend retreat for art teachers. The ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art (TAFA) opens TAFA Gallery with the inaugural exhibition "Reconfigure" featuring beautiful works of realist, figurative art by TAFA artists. Opening reception is S ...

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Irena Korosec, head of the ARC Approved™ Bohemiarte School and Gallery, won first place in the 2014 art competition held by the Portrait Society of Canada.The competition is the only professional on-l ...

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On Thursday, March 12th, Michael John Angel, ARC Living Master and co-founder/studio director of the Angel Academy of Art, Florence, gave a talk which included over 120 projected images at the Ulste ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will officially celebrate the opening of its first US branch on May 3, 2015. The FAA has begun full time courses and workshops in Drawing & Painting in its superbly renovat ...

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The Museum of Modern Art and the Foundation of the Art and the Artists in Barcelona, Spain will be holding the Figurativas 2015 art competition. This year, the jury is composed by Richard Estes, Da ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides has been featured in an article in the Seattle Times about her workshops at the Gage Academy of Art."The school advances a lofty idea that, for most of the past 1 ...

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The ARC Approved™ Center for Academic Study (CAS) will be holding their second annual scholarship competition. The competition is open to all skill levels and ends April 15, 2015 at midnight, MST ...

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Studio Incamminati will be holding an open house event from 12:30 - 4:30 pm on March 14, 2015. See the curriculum come to life during a live-model painting demonstration and take guided tours includ ...

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A new painting, “Poor Yet Rich” by Theresa Schwartze with a write up by Cora Hollema, Schwartze expert, has been added to the ARC museum.Hollema has recently published a book on Schwartze, with an ...

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ARC Living Master™ Marci Oleszkiewicz will be exhibiting in a solo show titled "Gratitude" at Gallery Russia - 7103 E. Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.The opening night is March 12 and the show will ru ...

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The London Atelier of Representational Art (L.A.R.A.) offers full time tuition in drawing, painting and sculpture utilizing traditional atelier techniques and practices.They are now providing inten ...

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Drawing Techniques for EducatorsApril 11 - 12, 2015 9:30 am - 4:30 pmFlorence Academy NYC Jersey CityThird Floor of the MANA Center888 Newark Ave.Jersey City, NJ 07306With Jordan Sokol & Mandy Halleni ...

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As part of the Guest Artist series, the Spanish contemporary figurative painter, Golucho, will conduct a lecture about his work, and demonstration of techniques to students at The Florence Academy o ...

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ARC Living Masters™ Steven Hanks and Angela De la Vega are holding a dual exhibition at the S.R. Brennan Galleries 73-111 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260.There will be a champagne reception on Friday ...

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Michael John Angel, co-founder and studio director of the Angel Academy of Art in Florence, Italy and Juliette Aristides, founder and director of the Aristides Atelier in Seattle, Washington, will ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jennie Smallenbroek as an ARC Living Artist™.Jennie Smallenbroek is a fulltime professional artist residing in her native country, the Netherlands, but travels extensively to ...

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Sunrise on Orr's Island, Brunswick, ME by Sergio RoffoARCALM™ Sergio Roffo will be exhibiting in a two person show titled Coastal Light. The show runs from March 6 - 31, 2015 at the Principle Galler ...

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Running until May 3, 2015, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC will display a selection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art's renowned collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, ...

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26 February, 2015

Girl with Pearl Earrings by Vala OlaThe International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is accepting entries from its members for its Masterworks Museum Exhibition, the tour of w ...

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25 February, 2015

ARC is pleased to welcome John Joseph Hunn as an ARC Living Artist™.John Joseph Hunn is a Midwest artist predominately working with the human figure. Graduate of Fontbonne University in 2000, he ...

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Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC Chief Operating Officer, has written “Rediscovering Victorian Painter George Elgar Hicks”, a new article published in The Epoch Times.A Cloud With a Silver Lining by George E ...

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Organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art, 603 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 this unprecedented selection of more than twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo f ...

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February 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015National Gallery of Art - 6th St. and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented on the imaginative Italian Renaissa ...

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Twenty-three masterpieces of early Florentine Renaissance sculpture, most never seen outside Italy, will be exhibited at the Museum of Biblical Art. MOBIA will be the sole world-wide venue for this on ...

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Three instructors from Studio Incamminati will be exhibiting work in this show at the Haynes Galleries - 1600 Division Street, Suite 140, Nashville, Tennessee 37203. The exhibition runs until Febr ...

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17 February, 2015

"I've studied Art History at university and I've always felt fascinated by Humanist or Traditional Art. For this reason I was very surprised when, in 19th Century Art classes, my teacher never said a ...

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The Florence Academy of Art US opens this month and will be showing a two-person exhibition of still life, figurative, and cityscape paintings by FAA graduates, Carolyn Pyfrom and Peter van Dyck. The ...

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13 February, 2015

Song in the Garden by James Gurney ARC Living Master™ James Gurney will be exhibiting original oil paintings from Dinotopia: A Land Apart From Time, Dinotopia: The World Beneath, and Dinotopia: Jou ...

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Located in Miami, Florida, Chiaroscuro Studio of Art offers top level instruction in realistic painting and drawing. Their curriculum is based on the teaching method used by the famous classical-reali ...

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The Polisher by Anthony WaichulisFebruary 21-22, 2015, 9:30am-3pm at the Ani Art Academy Waichulis 1100 Pittston Blvd. Bear Creek Twp., PA 18702Tel: 570-822-4111This two-day workshop, presented in p ...

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The Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, FL is currently exhibiting nineteen mythological and allegorical paintings and drawings by William Bouguereau. The works span the artist's entire career, and the exh ...

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A work-in-progress by Patrick Byrnes ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier will be holding a group show of floral sketch paintings. The “Ai Fiori: Alla Prima Floral Sketch” exhibition will feature w ...

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The ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier will be holding a special fundraiser soiree on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 from 4 - 7 PM.There will be food, drink, entertainment, and a painting demonstration by M ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Anna Wypych as an ARC Living Master™. Obvious true, there is one girl not two by Anna Wypych Anna Wypych's works of art transcend the commonplace to enter the realm ...

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The ARC Salon entry period is officially at a close. This year the ARC Salon has over 2,500 entries from over 1050 artists, a notable 15% increase in participation from last year, making this our most ...

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The 2014-2015 International ARC Salon entry period is almost over, but there is still time to submit works!This year, we are offering more prizes and opportunities than ever. For the first time we wi ...

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The Florence Academy of Art offers Ecorché Sculpture at its three Locations: Florence, Sweden, Jersey City.Throughout history the study of anatomy has played a major role in the education of both the ...

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Dracula by Arantzazu Martinez ARC Living Master™ Arantzazu Martinez recently had an interview with the Epoch Times.“Art is a matter of pure passion for the Spanish painter Arantzazu Martinez. ...

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The 2013-2014 ARC Salon competition catalog displays the work of 685 finalists in full color. The catalog is 256 pages, includes an essay about the top winners in the salon, and an article by Frederi ...

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We would like to announce the addition of another new award into this year's ARC Salon. The Knohl Collection Award for History or Literature Inspired Art - (Minimum of $5,000) This award is sponsored ...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY is showing the first major exhibition devoted to Bartholomeus Spranger (1546–1611), a fascinating artist who served a cardinal, a pope, and two Holy Roman Empero ...

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Norton Museum of Art - 1451 S. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401Drawn from the remarkable collections of the National Museum Wales, the exhibition includes approximately 65 works by renowned art ...

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We are happy to announce that The Da Vinci Initiative's first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, has been officially released. This class is an advanced observational dr ...

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15 new images have been added to the ARC museum, including 5 works by Petrus Van Schendel.The ARC museum is always expanding, and we encourage our visitors to check back often.Join our GooglePlus circ ...

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ARC Approved Academy of Realist Art, Boston has launched its third annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for academic style painting and drawing. The scholarship to be awa ...

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The January 15th deadline for the International ARC Salon is drawing near! Don’t miss your chance to compete for cash prizes, publicity, and a chance to have their work seen by some of the more than ...

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Pursuits - A Modern Vanitasby Anthony J. WaichulisARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and head of ARC Approved Ani Art Academies, ...

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24 December, 2014

Visit the the Art Renewal Center on Pinterest!Stop by to see the "Painting of the Day" or pin your favorite old master paintings. Show us which artworks inspire you, make you think or just make you ha ...

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On January 5, the academy will begin full time courses in drawing & painting with places for 20 students. Intensive workshops begin in March. Academic Director, Jordan Sokol, and principal instructo ...

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We are happy to announce that The Da Vinci Initiative's first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, has been officially released. All individuals who pre-ordered the cours ...

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ARC Chief Operating Officer Kara Lysandra Ross has written an article in the Epoch Times about the ARC International Salon. “The Art Renewal Center, a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to t ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi won the fourth place award in the 2014 Portrait Society of America members only competition for his painting "Cycle of Life".To view more of Sivananda's ...

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The Siesta by Jose Villegas Y CorderoThirty new artworks have been added to ARC’s steadily growing museum. Among the new works added is “The Siesta” by Jose Villegas Y Cordero. ARC considers this p ...

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This exhibit takes an innovative approach, organizing the extreme variety of Goya's output thematically. The exhibition employs the poles of order and disorder to structure Goya's creativity, moving ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization™, has just concluded their 9th Annual Exhibition at Robert Lange Studios in Charleston, SC.IGOR has produced a short slide show ...

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Next spring, join painter, Jura Bedic, in the Florence Academy's week-long sessions of Figure Painting & the Figure in An Interior, May 25 - 29 and June 1 - 5, 2015. A step beyond the traditional s ...

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Winter by Maureen HydeARC Living Master™, Maureen Hyde, has been featured in an article in the Epoch Times.“Ever since childhood, I have had a curiosity about what I was seeing, and felt compe ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™ , will exhibit more than 60 small works at the historic Old Mill, 1120 Old Mill Road, San Marino, CA.The selected works include serene seascapes ...

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The Bow by Ekaterina Vassilenko SearcyARC is pleased to welcome Ekaterina Vassilenko Searcy as our newest ARC Living Artist™.The emotional thrust of her drawings and oil paintings respect the style ...

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Two major auctions are underway at Sotheby's and Christie's London.The Sotheby's London December 10th British & Irish Art auction will feature works by Millais, Burne-Jones, Herbert Draper, Arthur H ...

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ARC Living Master™, Max Ginsburg, will be opening his studio for visiting, viewing, and buying small works, studies, and illustrations.The studio will be open from December 12 -14, 2014 and is locat ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan has placed as a finalist in three categories in one of the largest competitions for realist art in Australia.The A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and A ...

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ARC Approved Grand Central Atelier will be holding their Inaugural Group Show in their new gallery space at Eleventh Street Arts, 4606 11th Street, Long Island City, NY.It will consist of over 50 wo ...

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ARC Chief Operating Officer, Kara Lysandra Ross, has recently written and published an article in the Epoch Times about the upcoming exhibit “Bouguereau’s Fancies: Allegorical and Mythological Works ...

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Barcelona’s Museu Europeau d’Art Modern (MEAM), an ARC Allied Organization, will be leading Sotheby’s London December 11, 2014 auction of pre-war European sculpture. Among the works for sale in thi ...

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ARC Allied Organization™ Suggested Donation has interviewed ARC Living Master™ Jacob Collins. “Jacob is a seminal force in the realist movement. He has taught and mentored countless artists, and ins ...

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The Florence Academy of Art opens its first U.S. branch at Mana Contemporary. The academy will offer a full time accredited academic program in Drawing and Painting, as well as workshops, in its 10, ...

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