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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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ARC Living MastersTM Virgil Elliot and Joke Frima and ARC Associate Living MasterTM  Gezien van de Riet are participating in the Classical Art exhibition associated with the TRAC2018 ...

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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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22 August, 2018

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ and head of the ARC Approved℠ Southern Atelier, Charles Miano, for winning the FACE Scholarship in the Teachers category. Winners rec ...

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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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17 October, 2018

Jacopo Tintoretto was one of the preeminent Venetian painters of the sixteenth century, renowned for his monumental narrative scenes and his insightful portraits of patricians and citizens. In celeb ...

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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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In the dynamic world of 18th-century Europe, people, ideas, and artistic styles crossed national boundaries. Stretching the bounds of social mobility and geography, Giacomo Casanova traveled 40,000 ...

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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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The Galleria Borghese in Rome houses six paintings by Caravaggio, the largest gatherings of his works in a single collection. This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to experience three masterpiec ...

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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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The Guide Artists, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their first awards competition. Their aim is to make this one of the most prestigious portrait painting competitions in the world, represen ...

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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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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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  ARC Allied Organization, The California Art Club, is holding an annual exhibition of contemporary-traditional fine art that spotlights work from more than 220 artists – more than a third of ...

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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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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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4 September, 2018

The National Museum of Brazil, a 200 year old institution and the largest museum in Brazil, has been tragically destroyed in a fire last Sunday night.  Although the extent of the damage is unk ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Louise Feneley's painting 'Bouquet - Natura Morte' has received a 'Highly Commended' distinction in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. &quo ...

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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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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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The Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala Florida has an exhibition of 65 paintings by William Bouguereau and his students (going on since February 10). The title of the exhibition is In the Studios of Par ...

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"I just received my copy of the Bouguereau Catalog Raisonne- took my breath away! Fred what an awe inspiring compendium! - Akshay Sanghavi " Click here to read the full letter. To see more rev ...

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Hi Mr. Ross, Thank you so very much! It is a gift for my husband (AND myself, of course!..) Regular Priority Mail is fine.... I appreciate your taking the time to answer my query... I can't wait ...

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The Catalog Raisonné jointly published by the Art Renewal Center® and the Antique Collectors Club, is almost sold out. ARC now retains the only supply of available copies, and we have decided to put ...

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The Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonné is now on sale for $299.00 discounted from its original $350.00 price.There are less than 100 copies left of the original 2,000 printing.Volume I - BiographyOver 340 ...

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The Catalog Raisonne includes information on all of William Bouguereau's 826 known paintings, as well as most of the 600 page biography written by Damien Bartoli, along with an introduction by Fred Ro ...

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The remaining supply of Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonne two volume box sets are extremely limited. The next 6 sets sold will be at $480 and then the price will increase to $620 per set. If you would lik ...

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To all William Bouguereau fans, the six copies of the two volume set Catalogue Raisonne at $480 mentioned in our last Bouguereau book announcement have all been sold, and the next six are now ...

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I am a third year student at Georgetown Atelier in Seattle, WA. Our instructor, Tenaya Sims, brought in the beautiful addition of the Bouguereau Catalog Raisonne that you offered our school. ...

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8 September, 2011

The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund has paid for 50% of 100 two volume sets of the Bouguereau Biography and Catalogue Raisonné; splitting the cost with ARC. These books are to be donated to ARC ...

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Dear Fred, I have to compliment you on the Bouguereau books: they are beautiful—what a huge undertaking!!!! Complimenti davvero! John Angel ...

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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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The Musée du Louvre and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles pay tribute to Edme Bouchardon, a renowned French sculptor and draftsman, who was considered an exceptional artist in his own time.Th ...

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Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition highlights works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. See this rare presentation of s ...

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The exhibition, the largest and most important display of Botticelli’s works in the United States, features 24 paintings.Sandro Botticelli exemplifies the artistic achievement of Renaissance Floren ...

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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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Founded in the 19th century, Rotterdam's Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen possesses one of the world's finest collections of 15th- and 16th-century Netherlandish drawings. Bosch to Bloemaert  ...

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16 November, 2012

As of this week, we are selling fine art books on many of the most popular artists in the ARC museum. You may have already noticed that under the artist bio and above the images we have a bar for "Boo ...

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Classical Painting Atelierby Juliette Aristides"Julette Aristides' second book, Classical Painting Atelier , a Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice, is the book Western Culture has been w ...

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13 December, 2017

We are pleased to announce  BoldBrush/FASO as the Landscape Category Sponsor for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition. BoldBrush is a free online art guild f ...

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Blue Cocoby Shaun Downey"Blue CoCo", by ARC Master&traade; Shaun Downey has been selected for exhibition in the 2010 BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Click here ...

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2 May, 2018

Organized by The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, this exhibition presents a juried collection of 60 outstanding contemporary artistic interpretations of birds and related subje ...

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This annual exhibition features the best works of the students/artists of the ARC ApprovedTM Chiaroscuro Atelier. The show runs from April 26 - May 17, 2018 with the opening reception on ...

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The plan would display modern art and store old masters paintings for years. Half of the Gemäldegalerie’s entire collection of old masters paintings, one of Europe’s greatest, will be going into stor ...

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