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Roger Dale Brown is avid about traveling, studying, teaching, and competing in national painting competitions. These experiences expand his knowledge of history, nature, and architecture, which insp ...

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The Society of Animal Artists was formed in 1960 by Patricia Allen Bott and Guido Borghi following a successful exhibition at the Bronx Zoo titled, appropriately, 'Animals in the Bronx Zoo'. Almos ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott will be teaching an upcoming figure drawing workshop in his new studio in Petaluma, California.(40 miles north of San Francisco, in Northern California's Wine Count ...

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Two Lovers by Nick AlmFirst Place Figurative 2012/2013 SalonThe upcoming ARC Salon Competition is already making it's way into newspapers. To read the article, click here. "After a hundred years of ...

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To read the full interview, click here."Taking inspiration from 19th and 20th century artists such as Anders Zorn, John Singer Sargent, and William Bouguereau, Lipking paints his subjects in natural ...

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Girl with a pearl earring Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis Open through January 19, 2014The famous Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer and ...

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The American Society of Traditional Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™, has recently announced their Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale hosted by the Arizona Art Alliance in Scottsdale, Arizona.The A ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ James Van Fossan will be having a solo exhibition of his work, December 28th, 5 – 8pm. About his work Van Fossan said the following:Rosibel by James Van Fossan "W ...

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13 December, 2013

We are pleased to announce the Judges for the 2013/2014 International ARC Salon. They are as follows:Fred Ross - Founder and Chairman of the Art Renewal Center, Ross is the leading authority on Will ...

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ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking has a solo show of his work opening tonight at Arcadia Contemporary, 51 Greene Street, New York, NY 10013. The show will run from December 12 – December 31. The las ...

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Spring Covering by Sergio RoffoItalian-born artist, Sergio Roffo, was born in 1953 and immigrated to the United States in 1961. He has been inspired by the work of such American traditional painters ...

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Please help ARC support our approved ateliers and provide scholarships for students who study the techniques of the past, thereby acquiring the tools needed to create great contemporary works. Help ...

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The 2012/2013 ARC Salon Plein Air Magazine Award featuring Joseph McGurl was published in their November issue. The six page article is a full artist profile and McGurl was also given the honor of b ...

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"Sotheby’s December 4th auction of American Art was an extraordinary success, achieving nearly $84 million, the third highest sale total ever in the category.Leading the sale was Norman Rockwell's 1 ...

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Lauded by Victor Hugo as the Michelangelo of Paris, French sculptor Pierre-Jean David d'Angers produced many of the most iconic portraits and ambitious public monuments of the Romantic era.This exhi ...

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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 much anticipated ARC Salon Catalogues have arrived. We will begin shipping out all pre-order this coming Monday.With an approximate 2000 entries this year by over 850 artists, the competition wa ...

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We are pleased to inform you that the Art Renewal Center has just finished updating the John William Waterhouse section of the ARC Museum. We have included 94 images of the artist's work with a larg ...

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Victoria Radionova's first and main teacher was her father, who was an architect-designer.From the cradle she was surrounded by reproductions of paintings by great masters from the past. A Little S ...

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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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The Seventeenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), starts next week, Thursday - Sunday, November 21-24, 2013 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts, 539 Tremont Street i ...

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Pears in Plasticby Dario CampanileBorn April 21, 1948 in Rome, Italy. Dario started painting in oil at age 14. He spent time concentrating on painting in classical style influenced by Caravaraggio a ...

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The much anticipated article featuring the winners of the International 2012/2013 ARC Salon has recently been released in the November/December issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. The issue feat ...

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John William Godward's 14 1/4 x 29 in., oil on canvas, Dolce far Niente, sold today for over $1,500,000 when including buyers premiums. The 1906 painting is a solid work for the artist, but it far e ...

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Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from the Glasgow MuseumsOklahoma City Museum of Art - 415 Couch Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73102This exhibition examines the thematic and stylistic dev ...

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On Oct. 30th, Michael John Angel—ARC Living Master and Director of Studies at the Angel Academy of Art, Florence — gave a lecture at the historic Tornabuoni Palace in Florence. The lecture’s title w ...

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Due to the strong response to the special advertising section in Fine Art Connoisseur, for the upcoming November/December issue that will feature the 2012/2013 ARC Salon Winners, we would like to an ...

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Blessures D'Amourby BouguereauConsisting of a total of 87 lots, this sale includes major works by William Bouguereau, John William Godward, Frederick Lord Leighton, Peder Monsted, Jean Beraud, Danie ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald will be exhibiting a retrospective exploration of his figurative sculpture from November 1 - December 2, 2013.A life long passion for dance led Richard MacDonald ...

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HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of Yorkby Igor BabailovSSMAC Club of New York honored HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York with his portrait painted by ARC Living Master™ and ARC Approved Atelier™ head, I ...

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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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October 23 - November 23, 2013Art Essex Gallery - Art Essex Gallery, 10 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore will be showing his new works.Sunlit Grass, February by Peter Fiore ...

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The retail of this book is $125, but ARC is offering a special pre-order price of $99. This is the lowest price offered anywhere, including Amazon and Barnes and Noble, for this stunning volume. ...

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17 October, 2013

My name is Abigail Camden and I am a senior in high school with a passion for fine art. I am currently on a search for schools to attend next year and I’m feeling a bit discouraged. Coming across ...

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16 October, 2013

The Waiting Game by Ed CopleyOil on Linen 24 x 18 inches This is the International Guild of Realism’s annual art show, which is a combination museum exhibition and selling event. This time it is he ...

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There is still time to see Mario Robinson featured at the Marquis Gallery - National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003 The show, Citizens of America, will be open now through Oc ...

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Due to the strong response to the special advertising section in Fine Art Connoisseur, for the upcoming November/December issue that will feature the ARC Salon, we would like to announce that they h ...

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Dante on the Banks of the River Styx by Marc FishmanThe entry period starts today, October 9th, and the submission period will end at midnight EST on October 31st, with the judges' results being rep ...

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Innocent World by Han Wu ShenTwo Shen paintings recently came to auction at the major October 6, 2013 Sotheby's Hong Kong Contemporary Chinese Art Sale. Both paintings sold well. The first, titled I ...

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Co-Producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the Seventeenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), to take place Thursday - Sunday, November 21-24, 2013 at The Cyclor ...

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Teasha by Jeffrey WattsThe Watts Atelier released their new online program and already have more than 320 students signed up from every corner of the world. They started by releasing over 250 hours ...

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Hear from the Judges and top winners by clicking here.The Epiphany of Shawn Oates by Roger Long ...

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To Mr. Ross, Dr. Swanson, and members of the Art Renewal Center,Treasures of the Trinity Bedrockby Katy Hamilton2nd Place 2013 Scholarship CompetitionI was deeply moved to be awarded a second-place ...

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We are happy to announce the Art Renewal Center's 2013-2014 Salon. This will be our 10th annual competition in which some of the best contemporary realist artists in the world compete for recognitio ...

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26 September, 2013

Epoch Times, a multi-national newspaper headquartered in New York, has extended its publication to five days a week, Monday through Friday, taking its place among the top daily broadsheets in New Yo ...

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John Buxton was recently awarded the The Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award, which is the addition of an artist's work into the museum's permanent collection. The award is given out once a year durin ...

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View from the Trickey Barn, Jackson, NH 10 x 16 in. Oil on canvas Erik Koeppel was recently featured in the American Art Review based on his recent commission from the Jackson Historical Society's ...

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Art historian Sandra de Laszlo joins ARC Aprroved Atelier™ Lavender Hill Studios to give a fascinating talk on the extraordinary career of Philip de Laszlo (1869-1937). The lecture titled, From Pest ...

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ARC has recently added nine new fine art books to the ARC store. All published by the Antique Collectors Club. The titles include: Arthur Hughes A Catalogue Raisonné, Courts and Courtly Arts in Ren ...

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The below is a quote from the article titled Perhaps it is Time to Make Really Wonderful Paintings Again, by Dick Davison “It is very satisfying, therefore, to realize that throughout [the recent h ...

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Loni by Nelson Shanks More than 40 pieces of art from the instructors, fellows and alumni of Studio Incamminati will be making a collective national debut, when the prestigious SR Brennen Galleries ...

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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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Michael John Angel and the Angel Academy were recently mentioned in the Financial Times in an article on David Aspin. Angel had painted Mr. Aspin's portrait several years earlier. Mr Aspin also sa ...

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The October issue of FAC has recently been released. The issue features Rediscovering Gustave Jean Jacquet, by ARC Director of Operations, Kara Lysandra Ross, as well as ARC Allied Organization, The ...

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The Little Mermaidby Arantzazu Martinez ARC Living Master Arantzazu Martinez™ and ARC Associate Living Master™ Mikel Olazabal have opened the first ARC Approved Atelier™ in Spain. Motivated by exp ...

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11 September, 2013

ARC is looking for an additional full time employee to fill the roll of an Art Renewal Center Website and Store Assistant Job Requirements: 1. Competent in Adobe Photoshop 2. Competent in Excel ...

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The IlluXCon Main Show and Weekend Salon, as well as select programming throughout the length of the show will be held at The Allentown Art Museum (AAM), Wednesday, September 11th, through Sunday, S ...

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The results of the 2013 Scholarship Competition will be announced to both the competitors and the public this Saturday, September 7th. Not even the winners know they have won, so come view the ...

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Auctioneer and Remington's Pretty Mother of the Nightby Daniel Greene - Oil, 40 x 50 inches ARC Living Master™ Daniel Green will be featured in Living Legends which opens tomorrow, Septembe ...

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This is IGOR's annual art show, which is a combination museum exhibition and selling event. This time it will be held at the Tempe Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ. Of the 350 entries submitted b ...

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Hard Workby Georges Laugee Treat yourself, your friends and your family to stunning reproductions while supporting ARC! All proceeds from the ARC Store are used to expand the ARC Museum and ARC Pro ...

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The next article from the Classical Realism Journal, the original publication of the Contemporary Realist Movement, is now available on ARC. Volume I, Issue I, article 3, by Mark Steven Walker title ...

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27 August, 2013

ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Copley was recently interviewed on The Terry Gilberg Show KFYI Fox News Radio. Watson and the Sharkby John Singleton CopleyTo view the interview on YouTube, ...

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23 August, 2013

September 11 - 15, 2013The IlluXCon Main Show and Weekend Salon, as well as select programming throughout the length of the show will be held at The Allentown Art Museum (AAM), Wednesday, September ...

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Ave Maria Gratia Plenaby Giacomo GrossoItalian artist Giacomo Grosso was an undeniable talent. Although his name is not well known, the quality of his work speaks for itself. Grosso was an Itali ...

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The Grand Central Academy's new annual three-day Portrait Sketch Competition will run August 27 – 29. Ten portrait painters will compete for three days to paint six portraits. Portraits will be pai ...

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Second PlaceHayley by Sophie MerleCharcoal - 31 x 22 cmInstructor: Lynne BartonAngel Academy of Art FlorenceThe Judges for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition, Frederick C. Ross and Dr. Vern Sw ...

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ARC Living Master™ and head of Angel Academy, Michael John Angel, recently had an article published in the Epoch Times on Hans Holbein the Younger and his work method. "Holbein's influence has been ...

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The Original Publication of the Contemporary Realist Movement is now being republished by the Art Renewal Center. We have just released the first two original articles for the first time on the ...

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8 August, 2013

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Bøe Paulsen for his "Portrait of Two Souls” being accepted at International Guild of Realism’s annual art show, this time at the Tempe Center for ...

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Sophiaby Jeanine JacksonThe Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, CSOPA, is a (501 (c) 3) nonprofit arts education organization, that serves local artists and patrons in and around Connecticu ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott will be teaching a three-day portrait/head study workshop, to be held August 21st, 22nd and 23rd at Linda Schroeter's studio at 21001 Geyserville Avenue, in G ...

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Some of you may have already noticed, that although we still have our drop down menus, if you click on the words ARC Home, Philosophy, Membership, Articles, Museum, etc. located under the ARC Lo ...

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The latest article by Kara Lysandra Ross was recently published in the Epoch Times as part of their new project, Art Speaks. It is the Epoch Times’ global art exploration project. The goal of Art Sp ...

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Le Ravissement de Psycheby William BouguereauWe have recently added a letter by Eric Alexander Santoli, who has written in on what it is like to be a young artist today who looks towards the pas ...

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ARC Living Master™ Adrian Gottlieb will be exhibiting his work at SR Brennen Galleries - 124 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, 87501. The Opening Reception will be this Friday, August 2nd. The show ...

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Originally published as part of the two-volume set, now available for the first time as a single volume, this edition includes an additional chapter entitled 'William Bouguereau's Nymph and Satyr'. ...

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ARC is happy to announce that we have just tripled the size of the Thomas Benjamin Kennington (1856-1916) gallery and added a biography of the artist. "Born in Grimsby England on April 7,1856, Thoma ...

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Ascent by Petere FioreARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore will be exhibiting in a special show at The Forge Studio and Gallery - 310 Broad Street, Milford, PA 18337 along side his son and daughter P ...

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After winning second place in the international ARC Salon, ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel has been featured in an article by Mary Byrom in the Epoch Times. To read the article, click here.ARC 2013 ...

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With a generous image contribution from Fonthill Press, we are happy to announce that ARC has revamped the Image Gallery of Ukrainian painter Marie Bashkirtseff (1858-1884). Fonthill Press recen ...

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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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Boris Vallejo attended the National School of Fine Arts in, Lima Peru before immigrating to the United States in 1964. He arrived in the US with a suitcase of clothes, some samples of his artwor ...

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Julie Bell should be singled out as winning the most awards in any one competition ARC has ever held. In the 2012/2013 ARC Salon she won First Place in the Imaginative Realist Category, First and Th ...

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The IlluXCon Main Show and Weekend Salon, as well as select programming throughout the length of the show will be held at The Allentown Art Museum (AAM), Wednesday, September 11th, through Sunday, Sep ...

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Dmitry Sevryukov is a modern realist artist. The breathtaking beauty of his works attracts many fans of realism. From his childhood, he had a dream and did all he could to get it. He worked hard ...

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Now you can learn the training techniques of the masters in this easy-to-follow instructional guide, Drawing the Bargue. For the first time, artist and instructor Fernando Freitas of the international ...

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A new portrait of HM Queen Silvia has been donated to the Swedish National Portrait Gallery. The portrait was a gift from a number of corporate and private donors in honour of the Queen’s 70th b ...

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Choose a painting, sculpture, vase, drawing, etc., from the past, and in one 500-700 word article, discuss its history, cultural context, style, and creation in a manner that is inviting and education ...

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The Grand Central Academy of Art is now accepting applications for an August Portrait Sketch Competition they are holding. Ten finalists selected from online applicants will paint six one-session po ...

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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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2011 ARC Scholarship 2nd PlaceMarina FridmanLAAFA has been authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs to certify students enrolled in their programs for benefits under: Post-9/11 GI Bill (Cha ...

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"The Feminine Nude: Power and Beauty in Contemporary Figuration" with Courtney Jordan, Editor of Artist Daily. Participate in a round table dialogue on the female nude in art history, and discuss how ...

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2012-2013 ARC SalonImaginative Realism First Place"Leap" by Julie Bell The article on the 2012/2013 International ARC Salon by Kara Lysandra Ross was published yesterday in the Epoch Times. The art ...

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The Representational Art Conference 2014 (TRAC2014) will focus on the aesthetic principles and values implicit in the representational art of the 21st Century. Having established the first TRAC2012 re ...

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In the continuing effort to better serve its students, in addition to receiving accreditation, ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks' Studio Incamminati has created an innovative partnership with the nea ...

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We would like to welcome Robert Liberace as an ARC Living Master™. Liberace is known for his inspiring and information-packed teaching style. Through teaching classes and workshops in the U.S. and abr ...

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Sophie An Edwardian Childhood written by Lady Sophie Helen Blair Harding, the daughter of famous 19th century artist Edmund Blair Leighton and published/edited by her decedents, this book is an ins ...

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The Michener Art Museum will be exhibiting the paintings of ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks, June 8 through September 8, 2013 in the Putman Smith Gallery. Nelson Shanks: A Brush with Reality brings t ...

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