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14 July, 2015

One of the foremost American genre painters of the nineteenth century, George Caleb Bingham is best known for his compelling depictions of frontier life along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Th ...

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We are happy to announce two new works that have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. The exhibition will start at the MEAM Mus ...

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Her Day Out by Tony ProARC Living Master™ Tony Pro will soon be the executive director of the Coppini Academy of Fine Art in San Antonio, Texas.The schedule for classes with Pro will be posted to th ...

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ARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, has conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and Dinotopia creator, James Gurney.To listen to the Podcast, please click here. Small Wonder by James ...

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The Academy of Realist Art Boston is very happy to announce the 10 Participants of the 2015 Boston Figure Painting Competition: Ryan Brown, Kerry Dunn, Tanya Harsch, Joshua Langstaff, Rachel Moseley, ...

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Throughout his career, John Singer Sargent created portraits of artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of whom were his close friends. Because these works were rarely commissioned, he was free ...

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The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) is the premier international art conference focused on the philosophical underpinnings of representational art in the 21st Century. This year TRAC w ...

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This month ARC Living Master™, Shane Wolf, personally delivered his painting of Songs of Sagesse (left panel), to the MEAM museum. This painting, which won the MEAM purchase award in the 2014/2015 I ...

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Caillebotte was among the most critically noted impressionist artists during the height of their activity in the late 1870s and early 1880s. Some 45 paintings from 1875 to 1882—the period in which Cai ...

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"Absolute Trust" - Best in ShowArantzazu MartinezThis page has been created to track the progress of the selection process to the much-anticipated live exhibition of the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. We will ...

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ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos has recently created an interview podcast with Suggested Donation, an ARC Allied Organization™, during his visit to the Grand Central Atelier.Suggested Dona ...

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24 June, 2015

The ARC Approved Atelier™ London Atelier of Representational Art is holding an Open Studio on July 2nd from 6 to 9pm. This is a great opportunity to come and see the student's work at the end of the ...

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This exhibition of Dadd's work, the most ambitious in decades, will tell his extraordinary story of genius, psychosis and eventual philosophical resignation to his fate. It will bring together some of ...

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150 years after the Smithsonian gallery housing his paintings burned to the ground, premier painter of the American West, John Mix Stanley, is receiving a long overdue retrospective exhibition.Featu ...

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19 June, 2015

Clock hours, undergraduate and graduate college credits are available for the DVI’s first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, through a partnership with The Heritage Institu ...

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ARC Living Artist™ George Hartley won "Best of Show" in the 10th Annual "Art at the Meetinghouse" Regional Art show. The show is being held at the Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St, ...

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Evelyn De Morgan: Artist of Peace comprises major paintings and drawings from the De Morgan Foundation. The show focuses on the pacifism of Evelyn De Morgan and her reaction both to World War I and t ...

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ARC Approved™ Golden Gate Atelier will be hosting an Open Studio that will feature student drawings, paintings, and sculptures, as well as artwork by the instructors on June 25, 2015.Food and drink ...

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ARC Approved™ Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier (BACAA) is one of the leading California venues for learning drawing and painting in the tradition of Classical Realism. Working in the methods of the o ...

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The Artist's Studio by Pompeo MassaniThe Art Renewal Center invites ARC Living Artists™, Associate Living Masters™, Living Masters™ and other talented artists who paint in the realist tradition to ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding their annual exhibition and sale at Freeman's located on 1808 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA. The show and sale will take place from June 23 - ...

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10 June, 2015

Taking Flight by Morgan WeistlingThe National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts its prestigious invitational art exhibit of over 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary W ...

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On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming June makes its first public appearance in New York City today.Leighton's work will be on display until September 6, 2015 and will be exh ...

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The Spellbinder by John BuxtonARC Living Masters™ John Buxton and Peter Fiore will be exhibiting their work at the 17th annual History Meets the Arts show. The show will take place at Gettysburg Co ...

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There is still time to register for Da Vinci Initiative Summer Workshops!The Southern Atelier in Sarasota, FL will be hosting a Drawing for Educators workshop with Charles Miano from June 12-14, 2015. ...

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Ani Art Academies are excited to announce the upcoming academy-wide exhibition, Capturing Realism 2015. 17 years since its inception, the wildly popular biennial event will bring together Ani Art Aca ...

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The Swedish Academy of Realist Art (SARA), also known as Atelier Stockholm, is excited to announce that it is relocating from Stockholm to the picturesque, southern coastal town of Simrishamn, this su ...

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This exhibition examines one of the most celebrated artists of the 19th century through the lens of three of his earliest and most innovative sets of etchings, the so-called French, Thames, and Venic ...

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2013 ARC Scholarship Competition2nd Place WinnerTeresa by Sarah Margaret GibsonAs a final reminder, we will be accepting entries for the ARC Scholarship Competition through May 31, 2015.At ARC, we vie ...

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The Grand Central Atelier is holding their End-of-Year Exhibition on May 29, 2015 from 6:30-9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.Curated by the students, the show will feature cast, portr ...

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ARC Approved™ Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art is now accredited by National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). International students are welcomed - SEVIS approved for M-1 and F- ...

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The first major collaborative exhibition between the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art, this exhibition offers an unprecedented opportunity to display together treasured ...

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26 May, 2015

Curated by artist Colleen Barry, NUDE convenes twenty-five leaders of contemporary realism for a drawing show that celebrates the human form. Exhibited works will display a cross-section of styles, re ...

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The 2014-2015 ARC Salon Catalogue and Art Renewal Center Series DVD featuring Cesar Santos are available for pre-order in the ARC Store.The 2013-2015 Catalogue features 789 color artworks, approximat ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg has recently won the Grand Prize at the Portrait Society of America Painting Competition for his painting “Pat-Shirtless”.To read the entire Fine Art Connoisseur articl ...

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20 May, 2015

The MEAM is still accepting entries for their 8th Figurativas Painting and Sculpture Competition, Figurativas 2015, through May 30th. The ARC Salon’s works for the live exhibit will be mounted at the ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce has won Best in Show at the 2015 Prairie Winds 16th National Annual Miniature Show for her 2.5 inch high painting titled “Vanilla”.The work will be on display at the P ...

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The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) will take place from November 1 – 4th. It is the premier international art conference focused on the philosophical underpinnings of representational ...

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ARC Living Master™ Robert Liberace will be having a dual exhibit with Theresa Oaxaca. The show runs from May 12 – June 2, 2015 at the Principal Gallery on 208 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314. The ...

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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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