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Sculpture by Richard MacDonaldARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald, specializing in sculptures of ballerinas and acrobats and closely linked to the Cirque du Soleil and the Royal Ballet of London, w ...

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In addition to the ARC Scholarship Competition for which we will accept entries throughout the month of May, ARC Approved ™ Grand Central Academy is also hosting a competition.This New York school i ...

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Last Train Home by Tony ProA new article on The Representational Art Conference by ARC Chief Operating Officer Kara Lysandra Ross was just published in the Epoch Times. The TRAC conferences are the ...

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Two paintings by ARC Living Master ™ Han Wu Shen (Shen Hanwu) came up for sale at Sotheby's Hong Kong on April 6th, 2014. The first, Cooking Dinner, sold near the high estimate at 475,000 HKD (61,23 ...

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Bargue Drawing by Andrew BoatrightThe Texas Academy of Figurative Art is pleased to present their first Summer Teen Workshop, July 7-18. Their program and curriculum has great appeal to aspiring you ...

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April 16, 2014Join the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists for a painting demo with ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This event is free ...

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Sabbath by Clark GussinInfluenced by many contemporary artists, Clark felt a special affinity to Andrew Wyeth and to a lesser degree James Bama, and Norman Rockwell. The rural countryside and the pe ...

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The prospectus for the 2014 ARC Scholarship Competition is now live on the ARC website.We will be giving out yet another $30,000 in scholarship funds to students attending ARC Approved ™ Atelier and ...

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With an approximate 2,200 entries this year by over 1,000 artists, the competition was steeper then ever. This year we have expanded once again to include a total of 685 finalist works. These works ...

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Unemployed On Line by Max GinsburgARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be having a solo exhibition of his work at Artrage Gallery - 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, NY from April 12 - May 24, 2014. In add ...

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Finding the Gold by David BowersARC Living Master™ David Bowers is being featured in a solo show that opens April 11, 2014Palm Avenue Fine Art - 10 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34236To view ...

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Shane Wolf, former ARC Scholarship Winner will be featured in a solo show of over 60 framed drawings. All of the works showcased have been drawn completely from live models.The show will run from Ap ...

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Los Dos Pintores by Jose Jimenez y ArandaIn order to better assist our viewers, ARC has put together a collection of the most helpful and informative videos by ARC Living Masters and Artists™, ARC A ...

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27 March, 2014

The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops this spring and summer. Ted Seth Jacobs will be teaching an exclusive workshop in France, June 2nd – July 3rd for ...

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Anthony Waichulis and his artists of ARC Approved Ani Art Academy Waichulis have just released their new Language of Painting 4 disc DVD series.This is their sequel to the Language of Drawing 3 disk ...

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24 March, 2014

Read a recently added letter about whether or not the use of photography in art is a tool, a hindrance, or a cheat."Photography is probably the most controversial subject among realist painters toda ...

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"Art Students Tackle Heroes, Villains, Myths, and Legends.Poseidon meets Mr. Potatohead in Rehs collaboration with Ani Art Academies.Inspired by the top-grossing films of the past five years, Howard ...

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Vessels by Julio ReyesThe latest issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine features an article on ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes and his wife Candice Bohannon. About the talented artist couple, Vanessa ...

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Originally published in the Angel Academy's blog, written by Michael John Angel himself, Angel explores color composition based on the Holbein Scheme and the Two-tone Silhouette.To view this new art ...

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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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TRAC2014, A Full HouseThe Representational Art Conference that took place at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Ventura, CA last week was an event for the history books.Several articles have come out post the ...

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March 15 - March 16, 201412:30 - 4:30 p.m.See the Studio Incamminati curriculum come to life during a live painting demonstration by faculty, alumni and students. Take guided tours including the pri ...

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Master of the Mountainby Jiaming WangJiaming Wang was born in Liaoning, China in 1962. He completed his art research at Nagoya Visual Art University in 1992 in Japan. He has exhibited extensively th ...

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Join over 700 hundred painters of all levels for the 3rd Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo. The program is focused around three of painting's most popular media - oil, water-based, and pastels. The ...

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Annelle and Her Dollsby Marci OleszkiewiczARC Living Master™ Marci Oleszkiewicz will be having a solo exhibition at Gallery Russia from March 13 - 27 featuring 21 new works. Artist's Reception: Thu ...

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Now - May 11, 2014This exhibition focuses on the renowned collection of more than 1,000 Italian drawings at the Princeton University Art Museum, which includes significant works by artists Luca Camb ...

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Tomorrow, March 7th, attend the annual Gage Collector's Gala including some works by works by the Aristides Atelier! Coming in March 2014 to St. Mark's Cathedral, the event features live music and e ...

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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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28 February, 2014

The Representational Art Conference 2014 kicks off in Ventura, CA this coming Sunday. Kara Ross, ARC Director of Operations will be on a panel discussing the future of representational art on Wed 8: ...

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November 23, 2013 - March 2, 2014 Guild Hall - 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937The First Communion by Elizbeth NourseThis exhibition celebrates the acquisition of The First Communion, a maste ...

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The Masters of the American West show is an invitational show held every year at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles, CA. It is the 17th year for this Fine Art Exhibition and Sale. It features 82 of the ...

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Art Speak, A way by which complex sounding words and concepts are used to create the illusion of something being more then it is as a method to create value, meaning and importance that drastically ...

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The Academy of Realist Art, Boston announces its second annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for the academic style of painting and drawing.This ARC Approved Academy help ...

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18 February, 2014

ARC has just published a speech titled "Why Realism?" given by ARC Chairman, Frederick C. Ross, on February 7, 2014 at the University of Connecticut. This was given as the Keynote Address to the Con ...

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13 February, 2014

Hello,I just wanted to say I greatly appreciate your creation of this extraordinary renaissance, revival and renewal of quality in the art world. I do not have the words to describe how exceptional ...

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Since we have limited staff and funding we can only add a certain number of images to the ARC Museum per year. If there is an artist that fits the ARC Philosophy that you would like to see added to ...

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11 February, 2014

Gary Christensen, author of Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the preliminary studies, drawings and sketches of Richard Lack, founder of The Atelier, formerl ...

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Heroes, Villains, Myths & LegendsThis exhibit will be the second significant concentration of works in New York City from The Ani Art Academies' instructors, current apprentices, alumni and associat ...

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Treasure by Jacob CollinsThe Grand Central Academy of Art will be hosting its 2nd Annual Open House on Friday, February 21st from 6 - 8 p.m. Over 100 works by students and faculty will be on display ...

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3 February, 2014

William Bouguereau's “Virgin of the Lilies” versus “Madonna of the Roses” was recently published in the Epoch Times. La Vierge Aux Lys La Madone aux RosesAlthough William Bouguereau (1825–1905), p ...

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Carol Lee Thompson is a classical realist trained in the methods of the Old Masters. She is a full-time professional artist residing in her native Maryland but travels extensively to paint and furth ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will be offering a special workshop focused on The artist in art, as art. Jack Rosenberg award-winning artist and guest instructor will be teaching two one-week sessions ...

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The project is a partnership between ARC Approved™ Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art; The Craniofacial Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Edwin and Fan ...

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Loni by Nelson Shanks The Connecticut Society of Portrait Painters is presenting "Faces of Winter”, their trademark biennial open juried exhibition featuring 70+ selected works on public view plus a ...

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Open now through February 2, 2014Featuring 100 rarely seen works drawn from public and private collections throughout Europe and the United States, this major retrospective promises to be a revelati ...

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Part II of a II part interview has just been published, click here to read the interview.Why, at this time in our history, is there a move away from non-objective art toward realism?"There is a stro ...

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Kailin Zhao's work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Asia, Europe and the U.S and is part of notable public and private collections. His art works has been shown to Ar ...

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Official Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI by Igor Babailov Igor Babailov, Hon. RAA and ARC's Living Master, will take the 'Extreme Drawing Team' to Rome, Italy, March 31th - April 4, 2014 for 5 - days ...

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Part I of a II part interview has just been published, click here to read the interview.How would you summarize the ARC philosophy?"I would say that the main core of the ARC philosophy is that the d ...

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Is open now through February 9, 2014 at The Arkell Museum - 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, New York 13317 Dinosaur Parade by James Gurney"Inspired by a deep and abiding interest in archaeology, lo ...

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9 January, 2014

The Representational Art Conference 2014 (TRAC2014) will focus on the aesthetic principles and values implicit in the representational art of the 21st Century. Presentations, panel discussions and ...

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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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