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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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November 15 - January 4, 2014The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum - 705 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ 07649The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic ...

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Detail of Sleeping Venus by Patricia WatwoodARC Allied Organization Suggested Donation is a series of podcasts devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two Contemporary Realist painters, Tony C ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Ardith Starostka for having her painting Wallflower featured on the December cover of The Artist's Magazine.Her work is also part of the 9th Annual Inter ...

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Although appropriate for anyone wanting to increase their technical drawing skills, this weekend workshop is geared for art teachers. Participants will be introduced to a 19th century drawing curricul ...

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18 November, 2014

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ David Bowers for winning Best in Show for his painting, “After the Bath” at the 9th Annual International Guild of Realism (IGOR) exhibition.The IGOR exhib ...

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Morning Roses by Adrian GottliebARC Living Master™ Adrian Gottlieb has recently been featured in an Epoch Times article titled “Painter Spotlight: Adrian Gottlieb, a Poet With Paint”."Adrian G ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is proud to offer for the first time at its location in Florence, Italy, a workshop in Russian figure drawing.The Russian Academic Figure Drawing Intensive, taught by art ...

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Stephen Bauman’s painting “When I Was Young”, winner of the Fine Art Connoisseur Award and first place in the Imaginative Realism Category in the International 2013-2014 ARC Salon, is featured on th ...

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Academy of Realist Art is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. The new site has many new functions and an art store where users can purchase original art work online. The site is al ...

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11 November, 2014

Headwinds by Julio ReyesARC Living Master Julio Reyes™ will have a solo exhibit of works at the Arcadia Contemporary gallery on 51 Greene Street New York, NY 10013. The show opens on November 13 and ...

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National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, a new ARC Allied Organization™, encourages the development of excellence in art through its annual "Best of America" juried competition and exhibit as well ...

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Ernest, Which Stamp is Real? by Don ClapperThe 9th Annual Exhibition of the International Guild of Realism will be hosted by Robert Lange Studios and unveil 75 artworks from 70 award winning artists ...

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ARC Living Master™ Patrick Devonas is creating the first figurative monument dedicated to the victims of the witch burnings that occurred throughout Europe from the 15th to the 17th centuries. ...

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Dans Une Ville de Campagne Alger by Frederick Arthur BridgmanOn November 6th, Sotheby’s New York will have an auction of important 19th century European paintings.This sale will consist of 110 lots ...

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4 November, 2014

ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore is having a solo show of 35 paintings running until November 30, 2014 at the Travis Gallery in New Hope, PA.Opening night for the exhibit will be on Saturday, No ...

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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 l ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jerry Luisi as an ARC Associate Living Master™. "The subject matter of all my art is primarily the human figure. My work is a reflection of my basic view of the positive na ...

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The winners of the bi-monthly PleinAir Salon competition have been announced and are featured in PleinAir magazine's e-newsletter. Winner - Best FigurativeChasing Shadows by John Buxton Winners of t ...

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The Florence Academy of Art offers a full time NASAD accredited Certificate program and intensive workshops in Sculpture. New this year is a two-week all-day course, Sculpting the Portrait from Life ...

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Sign up for this Da Vinci Initiative workshop with Charles Miano & Mandy Hallenius at The Southern Atelier in Sarasota, FL. Although appropriate for anyone wanting to increase their technical drawin ...

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We are very happy to announce the DVI Kickstarter for their first online-class is fully funded! A very special thank you to all the backers! The support they have received not only financially but ...

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23 October, 2014

The Proposal by David Gluck October 3 - 31, 2014SR Brennen Galleries - 124 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, 87501Former ARC International Salon Winners Teresa Oaxaca, David Gluck, and Katherine Sto ...

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We started accepting entries to the 2014/2015 International ARC Salon Competition on October 1st.Participants will compete for recognition, cash prizes, and a chance to have their work seen by some ...

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Detail of Dame Alice Owen by George Frampton This exhibition, the first of its kind, examines the making and viewing of sculpture in Britain and its empire during the reign of Queen Victoria.The dis ...

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See Studio Incamminati firsthand at Open House. Learn about the Professional Program and talk to representatives from Chestnut Hill College, Studio Incamminat's partner in the new Integrated Art Stu ...

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17 October, 2014

Skeleton by Dan Thompson The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops, classes and open model sessions in the winter of 2015. A few highlights are as follows: ...

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John Rowe has created work for such companies as Disney, National Geographic, and Harper Collins, along with numerous private and public commissions.“A great painting much like a great movie, book o ...

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15 October, 2014

Greater amounts are of course welcome, but even a $1 donation will help the DVI Kickstarter come up with greater frequency within Kickstarter Searches. If even a small portion of our subscribers we ...

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The 9th Annual Exhibition of the International Guild of Realism will be hosted by Robert Lange Studios and unveil 75 artworks from 70 award winning artists from around the world. IGOR has been an ex ...

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Starting January 2015, the Florence Academy New York Metro will offer a full time Certificate program in Drawing & Painting with places for 20 students. Intensive workshops begin in March. Academic ...

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"It's no secret that art instruction in public schools is hurting-not only for funding, but for applicable skills.The problem often starts at the top. Students may have the desire to learn to draw, ...

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Suggested Donation is a series of podcasts devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two Contemporary Realist painters, Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff, the conversations provide an insight into th ...

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Bacchanal by Nick Alm“Every year the Art Renewal Center, a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to the re-appreciation of traditional art and training techniques, hosts a prestigious internat ...

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Charlene Helfend Lane's first heroes were the traditional artists she saw in books and museums. Winning an art award at the age of nine confirmed her desire to be an artist. However, life brought h ...

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Unemployed On Line by Max GinsburgARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be conducting a 5-day Traditional Realist Alla Prima Oil Painting from Life workshop in his personal studio. 9am to 4 pm ...

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"The stone has been thrown. The splash is being made and as the repercussions arc across the surface of the representational revolution, they are intercepted as inspiration, as ideas, and The Da Vin ...

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This will be our 11th annual competition in which some of the best contemporary realist artists in the world compete for recognition, cash prizes, and a chance to have their work seen by some of the ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Boe Paulsen for winning first place in the 10th Artavita art contest. His winning work will be exhibited at World Wide Art, Los Angel ...

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Representational Painter and Journalist, Brandon Kralik, writes about The Florence Academy of Art's new U.S. Campus in his featured blog on the Huffington Post. Kralik speaks with the Florence Acade ...

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29 September, 2014

The Academy of Realist Art has opened a new branch of their already successful ARC Approved™ school. Set in the heart of the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh, Scotland, The Academy of Realist Ar ...

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Drawing by 16 year old Sarah Katie Li, charcoal on paper The Da Vinci Initiative has started a major fundraising campaign through Kickstarter to bring skill-based training in the visual arts to publ ...

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PleinAir magazine is currently holding their Annual PleinAir Salon. In the spirit of the French Salon created by the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, this annual competition, with bi-monthly contes ...

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Register now for DVI workshops this winter. Each workshop is geared towards art educators and will be held at Gage Academy, home of the Juliette Aristides Atelier, in Seattle, Washington. The first ...

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23 September, 2014

Vala Ola with Lost Tribes MonumentClear Vision MonumentARC Living Master™, Vala Ola, has created two monuments that will be displayed in the Rocky Mountains in Avon, Colorado.About the monument “Lo ...

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22 September, 2014

ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes will be exhibiting in the Contemporary Realism Biennial in Fort Wayne, IN. Every two years, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art (FWMoA) organizes the Contemporary Realism Bi ...

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Starting January 2015, the Florence Academy New York Metro will offer a full time Certificate program in Drawing & Painting with places for 20 students. Self Portrait by Richard GreathouseIntensive ...

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18 September, 2014

The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), an ARC Allied Organization, is running an exhibition titled “Some sculpture, please!”. The exhibit focuses on European sculpture of the twentieth century w ...

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Cover Painting by Anne Blair BrownPleinAir Magazine Award Winning Painting2013-2014 International ARC SalonBrisk Evening by John Pototschnik John Pototschnik, winner of the PleinAir Magazine Award i ...

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16 September, 2014

IlluXcon is the ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism. This event, beginning on September 17th through Sunday September 21st, brings artists, ...

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15 September, 2014

Artist and art instructor Robert Florczak has created a video lecture for Prager University entitled “Why is Modern Art So Bad?”. The five minute lecture supports the return of classical standards ...

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12 September, 2014

Shrine by Noah Buchanan, Marla Gorretis The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops, classes and open model sessions this fall.Some of the workshops that sti ...

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Show opens Friday, September 12, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pmThe Florence Academy of Art opens an Alumni Exhibition at the Richard J. Massey Foundation. To view the work on exhibit, visit www.therichardmasseyf ...

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10 September, 2014

Portrait of Mark Abouzeidby Jamie CorethREPRESENT is an exciting debut exhibition showcasing some of today's most promising representational and figurative artists from all over the world but who ha ...

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9 September, 2014

The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, reveals the intriguing qualities of small-format artwork with this exhibition, which is on view at its gallery at the historic Old Mill.A recept ...

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Michael John Angel, head of ARC Approved Angel Academy of Art in Florence has written a new article about Caravaggio and his painting The Betrayal of Christ.The Betrayal of Christ by Caravaggio"Duri ...

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The IX symposium is the world's largest exhibition of imaginative realist art. Featuring over 150 artists, the show is a visual feast for all fans of imaginative painting. The artists who will be e ...

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The Art Renewal Center is now offering a boxed set of greeting cards featuring some of the most popular paintings in the ARC museum.This beautiful set of 12 cards (1 unique image per card) are print ...

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Francesca Anderson Fine Art will feature several new Ani artist's works for their upcoming exhibit, Trompe L'oeil. Specializing in Contemporary Realism and Portraiture, FA Fine art has been hosting ...

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