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ARC Living Master™ David Bowers has recently had an article published in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine."I am often inspired by an image that I see and my painting materializes from that image. It will ...

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Dear Mr. Ross,My husband hasn't start complaining yet... But if he does, you will be guilty as charged! For since I discovered your wesite, less than a week ago, I've been spending hours and hou ...

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30 September, 2016

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene for winning the Founder's Award in the 2016 Pastel Society of America's competition for his painting "Wool Spindles, Silk and Moire". This is the ...

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ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene will discuss his creative journey in art in addition to his evolution over a career that spans 65 years. Daniel Greene is one of America’s leading figure, portra ...

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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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GAMESA showing of works by ARC Master Daniel GreeneGallery Henoch555 West 25th StreetNYC, NY 10001917-305-0003October 11- November 3, 2007 ...

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Portrait of Jessie by Daniel GreeneCongratulations to ARC Living Masters™ Daniel Greene and Nelson Shanks for having their work featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal. The article titl ...

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ARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and head of the ARC Approved™ Florence Academy of Art, Daniel Graves. To listen to the podcast, please cli ...

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Daniel Graves, founder and director of the Florence Academy of Art will have his first one-man exhibition at Eleanor Ettinger Gallery March 8, 2007 - April 1, 2007. ...

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Daniel Graves and the Florence Academy of Art, an ARC Approved™ Atelier, has received the Excellence in Art Education Award 2008 from the Portrait Society of America. The Excellence in Art Educatio ...

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20 February, 2008

ARC Living Master, Daniel E. Green will be teaching at the Bravura Academy in southern Spain Nov 9-15, 2008 Click here for more info.Mr. Green is the first place winner in the Landscape category of t ...

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Dana Levin, Director of the ARC Approved Atelier: The New School of Classical Realism, has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Dana Levin GalleryHydrangea and Winterberriesby Dana Le ...

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by Dan ThompsonARC Approved™ Southern Atelier in Sarasota, Florida, presents ARC Living Master™ Dan ThompsonJanuary 14-17, 2011 - 9:30-4PMThis workshop is designed for drawing or painting ...

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Dan Thompson, artist, teacher and co-founder of Grand Central Academy of Art has been approved as an ARC Master.Look for Dan's ARC Masters Gallery in the upcoming weeks.Dan will be teaching a 10-day w ...

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Dan Thompson, color theorist, will give a live portrait demonstration on American Artist On-Line Magazine, Wednesday, June 13 at 3pm PST/ 12pm ESTPlease register prior to the chat at www.myamericanart ...

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Damien Bartoli (1947 – 2009)The Art Renewal Center® has some extremely sad news to report. Damien Bartoli, the Bouguereau biographer, who worked with ARC Chairman, Fred Ross M.A. and Dr. Ve ...

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The Art Renewal Center® has some extremely sad news to report. Damien Bartoli, the Bouguereau biographer, who worked with ARC Chairman, Fred Ross M.A. and Dr. Vern Swanson to produce the first c ...

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The Dahesh Museum purchased Frederick Lord Leighton's Star of Bethlehem on Friday, November 8, 2013, at the Sotheby's auction of 19th-Century European art. The Museum owns three other paintings by t ...

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Encountering the Orient: Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art will run from March 27 to April 15, 2013. This exhibition re-examines 19th-century European Orientalism to give a fuller understandi ...

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A painting by Leonardo da Vinci that was lost for centuries has been authenticated by distinguished scholars and conservators at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ...

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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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Four museum exhibitions will be closing on May 19th, 2013. The first is The Panoramic River: the Hudson and the Thames at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY which focuses on British late 18th cent ...

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ARC Approved™Atelier Kewaunee Academy presents KAFA Artistic Director Craig Blietz on 4 consecutive Saturdays:“Portrait Painting” August 8, 15, 22, 29-9am-4pmFor workshop information and regist ...

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We are proud to introduce California Plein Air Painters (CPAP) as a sponsor for this year's Landscape Category in the 12th International ARC Salon. We are further pleased that they have helped create ...

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Abby by Julie BellCurated by IX Arts, an ARC Allied Organization™, Inner Visions brings together over 70 artists covering the gamut of contemporary imaginative realism, showcasing the remarkable ...

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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 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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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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Special congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for landing a major portrait commission from governor Mitt Romney, who is now the Republican candidate for president. About the work, Whitn ...

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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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Last week at the National Arts Club in NYC, Associate Living Master Mary Jane Q Cross's work “Breath of Heaven”, was included in the Allied Artists of America catalog as receiving the Florence and ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™, Mary Jane Q Cross, has recently won Best in Show in the IGOR Annual Exhibition for her painting titled "Gently Letting Go".Accompanying the 48 x 36 inch oil painting Cr ...

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ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes, Best in Show winner of the 2009/2010 ARC Salon, and Second Place Figurative Winner and Purchase Award Winner in the 2011/2012 ARC Salon, is being featured in thre ...

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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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ARC Associate Living Master ™ John Pototschnik recently won "Best of Show" in the Plein Air Southwest Salon. About the award, Pototschnik said the following:"What can I say? While attending the openi ...

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Magnum Opus by James Van FossanCongratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ James Van Fossan, who received the First Place prize at the Collection Beaux-Arts Realiste based in Montreal, Canada fo ...

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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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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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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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ARC is proud to announce that Florence, Italy’s Museum Villa Peyron now includes one of our Living Master’s paintings. Entitled “Annigoni 1954”, it is a portrait of Pietro Annigoni (1910–1988) an I ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi for winning first place in the 2014 Summer Juried Exhibition of the Portrait Society of Atlanta for his portrait "Adithi".The P ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Living Artist™ Clark Gussin for winning Best in Show for his painting “The Whopper” in the 58th Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, California.The ...

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Nyayapathi recently won the First Place award in the Portrait Society of Atlanta 2013 Summer Juried Exhibition for his painting of Larry Hall. The juror was ARC Living Master™, Richard Whitney, and th ...

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A special congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ Anand PKC, for being featured in an article in the New York Daily News by Tanyanika Samuels.About the article Anand said the following "The two greate ...

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ARC Living Master™ Michael John Angel will be conducting a 5 day workshop on Composition and the Art of Still Life.This workshop focuses on the many aspects involved in painting a still life. Students ...

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Collection Magazine will be awarding a featured article on one artist's work in the 12th international ARC Salon. Collection Magazine, founded in 1993, has published 252 monthly issues and has the hi ...

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Recently, we received a letter from an aspiring artist:I am wondering if the Classical Realism Journal is still being published? I am retiring on August 26, and I am going to start painting again. I ...

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The book Classical Drawing Atelier (recently reviewed by ARC) is now available through Amazon.com. It is a fabulous overview of the methods taught in contemporary ateliers and includes a great set of ...

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Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this groundbreaking exhibition proposes a new approach to understanding 17th-century Dutch painting. Through 75 carefully selected, beautifully preserved ...

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ARC Living Artist™, Clark Gussin, has recently won "Best of Show" for his painting "Block, Tackle, and Defend" in the Greater Bay Area Open Juried Show. The show is taking place at the New Museu ...

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22 November, 2016

We would like to congratulate ARC Living Artist™, Clark Gussin, on his Honorable Mention in the Southwest Art Magazine Artistic Excellence Competition. The painting, "The Farrier Hears the Call ...

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8 March, 2017

ARC Living Artist™ Clark Gussin will be displaying his work at the "Salon at Triton", a 2D Competition and Exhibition.The exhibition is being held at the Triton Museum of Art located on 1505 Warburto ...

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The Patriotby Clark Gussian Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Clark Gussin for recently being featured in the Strokes of Genius 8 publication. A celebration of creative drawing, ...

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18 November, 2016

Clara Peeters was a pioneer in the field of still life painting, and one of the few women painters active in the 1600's. Approximately forty paintings by her are known today.This exhibition attempts t ...

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This exhibition considers the ever-evolving identities of Rome during a pivotal period in the city's history, 1770–1870.The exhibition displays a century of artistic impressions of Rome through a supe ...

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This exhibition marks the 100th death anniversary of one of Denmark's most distinguished Symbolist painters.Employing a strict palette of colors, Hammershøi depicted the interior of his apartment at S ...

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(Reprinted from The London Daily Telegraph)Dealer who helped make Victorian art fashionable again and appeared on The Antiques Roadshow Christopher Wood with Portrait of Joan Clarkson 'The English Ros ...

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Christie's NY will be holding their important 19th century painting sale on April 28. The preview will be open to the public starting on April 25th. The sale will include works by Jean-François Mill ...

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Reverie Sur le Seuil by William BouguereauChristie's New York is about to have its bi-annual major 19th century painting sale on April 29th. Two William Bougureau paintings, one of which, Reverie ...

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Thursday December 12th, Christie's will be having its Victorian & British Impressionist Art sale at their King Street Location, London. The pre-sale opens the afternoon of December 8th and will rema ...

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The Chinese International Figure Painting Competition, sponsored by New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV) features works depicting traditional Chinese virtues and values with classical western realistic ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier™ Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is holding an exhibition of teacher and student work at the Miami Dade College West Gallery - West Campus, 3800 NW 115 Ave, Doral, FL.The op ...

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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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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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18 November, 2015

ARC Approved™ Chiaroscuro Studio of Art will be holding an open studio event and Christmas party.The event is open to everyone and begins on December 12th at 5 pm.Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is located ...

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The ARC Approved tm Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is holding an end of the year open studio featuring the work of full time, half time and part time students at the atelier.The open studio will take place ...

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France has never before devoted a solo exhibition to Charles Gleyre. He was a major figure in academy painting in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century. Fresh interpretations of his work, including firs ...

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The Bargue-Gérôme Drawing Course is a complete reprint of a famous, late nineteenth century drawing course. It contains a set of almost two hundred masterful lithographs of subjects for copying by dra ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos for taking first place in the Grand Central Academy’s new annual three-day Portrait Sketch Competition where ten portrait painters competed for thr ...

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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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Cesar Santos, who teaches at ARC Approved Atelier Atelier Stockholm has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Cesar Santos GalleryOffspring(detail)by Cesar Santos ...

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ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos will be teaching an immersive 4 weeks long oil painting workshop, in Brugge, Belgium. Beyond Realism in Oil Portraiture will introduce students to oil portrai ...

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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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3 November, 2015

Art Renewal Center Series™ Secrets of Portrait Painting with Cesar Santos DVD will soon be released. This is the last chance to pre-order this 4 disk dvd set. The DVD will showcase master artis ...

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Cees Penning, has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Cees Penning Gallery 2 Tulipsby Cees Penning ...

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A nice review of the new Catalog Raisonne of William Bouguereau has been published at http://www.mardecortesbaja.com ...

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This exhibit features 90 of the finest examples of drawings, etchings, and monotypes of the master Genoese draftsman, painter, and printmaker Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. A forgotten master from ...

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Cast Drawing DVD No matter what your skill level, classical sight-size techniques enable the artist to approach any drawing or painting in a systematic way. You will be able to refine, correct, and ...

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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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The Center for Academic Study recently held a "Paint Plein Air Student Competition". Students from several academies, national and international, applied. Kate Sammons, Carlo Russo and Ryan Brown ...

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Carlo Russo’s painting, Mortars, which won an honorable mention in the Still life Category in the 2014/2015 ARC Salon Competition, has now sold. The painting is a part of the first live exhibition of ...

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3 February, 2017

The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th-Century Florence is the first exhibition in America devoted to the luminous and meticulously rendered paintings and drawings of Italian artist Carlo Dolci.Th ...

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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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Pauly Friedman Art Gallery - Misericordia University - 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 Ani Art Academies are excited to announce the upcoming academy-wide exhibition, Capturing Realism 2015. 17 ye ...

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Call for EntriesThe Art Renewal Center's International 2009/2010 ARC Salon™Win International Recognition Overnight Have your work seen by 5.5 Million Yearly VisitorsMore than $48,000 in Awards ...

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Determination under Persecution by Qing Xin, winner of the gold award at NTDTV’s 3rd International Chinese Figure Painting Competition. (Courtesy of Zhengjian.org) The New Tang Dynasty Television is ...

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1 August, 2017

The Art Renewal Center is now accepting entries to the 13th International ARC Salon Competition. This year we are introducing a 9th category dedicated to plein air painting, as well as a few new excit ...

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California Plein Air Painters, an ARC Allied Organization™, is currently seeking to add up to 20 new Signature Members. Artwork may be submitted through October 31, 2015. Out-of-State Artists are ...

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Peter Adams, the president of the ARC Allied Organization™ the California Arts Club, will present an exclusive artist talk titled “The Ephemeral and the Ethereal,” on Wednesday, August 12, beginning ...

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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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Dobrota by Adrian GottliebThe California Art Club an ARC Allied Organization™ will present the 103rd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Ange ...

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Classically L.A will run from January 7 – through February 8, 2013, though the opening reception is tonight from 5 to 7pm for all who can attend. The show features the work of several of their membe ...

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As the California Art Club unveiled its hallmark exhibition at an Exposition Park museum after a nearly 70-year absence, the century-old arts organization bestowed honors upon both veteran and emergin ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, will be holding it's 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition from April 9 – 30, 2017 at the Autry Museum of the American West - 4700 Western Heritage W ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™ , is holding it's 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition. This year's Gold Medal Exhibition spotlights nearly 200 representational works of art from r ...

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Click the image above to see the newly improved Burne-Jones Gallery. ...

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Burne-Jones' Love among the Ruins brings over 22 million dollars at Christie's London on July 11th, almost 15 million pounds. This sets a new world record for the artist's work, the third highest pr ...

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25 October, 2010

Dear Mr. Ross, The magnificent Catalog Raissone on William Bouguereau arrived. Please accept my heartfelt appreciation for the monumental effort to write and publish it. I have begun the pleasant j ...

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6 Paintings by William Bouguereau dominated Sotheby's 19th Century Auction on October 23rd. Amazingly, of 276 paintings sold, the 6 Bouguereaus represented fully 35% of the $25,000,000 sale.The pace a ...

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