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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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GCA hopes that the publicity generated by this event will encourage even more applications next time-especially from the other centers of draftsmanship also dedicated to the teaching and practic ...

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Rêve de printemps (Dream of Spring) by William Bouguereau was donated by Melvin and Bren Simon on May 30, 2013. The donation had been in the works since 2008. This is the first significant work by the ...

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During its 22-year history, The Florence Academy of Art, led by ARC Living Master™ , Daniel Graves, has served its mission to train students to become highly skilled painters and sculptors. Succe ...

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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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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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Old Masters Atelier, Hialeah, Florida began as a place for those who love beauty and the great traditions of drawing and painting. Their program continues as a vibrant community where students acquire ...

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Although Oleszkiewicz has been studying art and painting for some time, it wasn't until 2007 that she began to see what the future might hold for her as an artist. Upon entering several art competi ...

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All prints 15% off! Use coupon code arcmem13 for your savings!All proceeds from purchases at the ARC Store go to maintain ARC's programs and scholarships. The Foundation for the Art Renewal Center®, a ...

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The deadline for entries for the Art Renewal Center's 2013 Scholarship Competition is May 31, 2013.We are now accepting entries for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition, designed to help talented stud ...

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God's Gift by John BuxtonWe would like to welcome John Buxton, a painter of American history and heritage as an ARC Living Master™. Because his paintings are extensively researched, they enjoy an ...

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The ARC Approved™ Grand Central Academy of Art presents their Water Street Atelier Student Art Exhibition, free and open to the public. Peruse portrait, figure, cast, still-life and landscape drawings ...

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He Lihuai was born in Chongqing, China in 1961. He worked as an art designer at Capital Museum from 1985 to 1996 after receiving Art of Bachelor degree in oil painting at Tianjin Academy of Fine Ar ...

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The Artist's Guide to Perspective with Patrick Connors, is a two disk DVD set that focus on the foundations of perspective. The viewer can gain experience working with vanishing points, picture planes ...

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There are limited spaces available for students who are interested in taking classes starting in the Fall of 2013 at the Golden Gate Atelier, San Francisco, CA (Bay Area).Cast Drawing by second yea ...

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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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We would like to welcome Anara Abzhanova as an ARC Living Artist™ . Abzhanova was born in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. From her early years she knew she wanted to be an artist. Anara has been deaf from child ...

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ARC 2012/2013 SalonSecond Place Figurative Fumiko by Joe DoldererApplications for Studio Incamminati’s acclaimed Professional Program are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 school year. ARC Livi ...

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We would like to announce that we are now accepting entries for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition, designed to help talented students learn proper painting methods and techniques at one of the Art ...

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Best in Show WinnerInterregnum by Orley YponThe press coverage of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon has already begun in Fine Art Today, a new weekly e-newsletter from Fine Art Connoisseur magazine.The Salon ...

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Students of the Aristides Atelier present classical drawings and paintings founded in traditional academic techniques while highlighting the artists' own observational skills, demonstrating how studen ...

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The Signal by John William GodwardSotheby’s New York is about to have its bi-annual major 19th century painting sale on May 9th. The sale will include five William Bouguereau paintings, two by Jeh ...

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There are only 4 days left before the unveiling of the winning and finalist works of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon. Be sure to visit ARC on April 30th to see the results.With an approximate 2000 entries ...

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Jason Patrick Jenkins was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, and discovered drawing in a time before he can remember. About his work he has said the following:"I want to contribute to a revival ...

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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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The Ani Academies exhibition at Rehs Contemporary Galleries in New York attracted the attention of the Epoch Times after it appeared in ARC announcements. The article titled Ani Art Academies Offer ...

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There are only 11 days left before the unveiling of the winning and finalist works of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon. Be sure to visit ARC on April 30th to see the results.With an approximate 2000 entries ...

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We wanted to follow up with our readers that the four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen which recently appeared in the Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art April 6th auction all sold ...

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Last Train Home by Tony ProThe California Art Club will present the 102nd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Southern California ...

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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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We thought our ARC fans would be happy to know that realist art and the art of the 19th century are continuing to make a strong come back to popularity.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, who for a lon ...

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12 April, 2013

There are only 18 days left before the unveiling of the winning and finalist works of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon. Be sure to visit ARC on April 30th to see the results. With an approximate 2000 entrie ...

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The Epoch Times has recently published an article for the old but not as talked about Frick Museum. Although it is much smaller then the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it is home to many important old m ...

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10 April, 2013

Le Gouter by William BouguereauI just read your article on William Bouguereau - written many years ago, but perfectly relevant today. It affected me enough to write this email. WB played a major r ...

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BACAA will be teaching a special three month summer program June - August, 2013, with advanced instruction from six different instructors including ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides, ARC Living M ...

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ARC Living Master™ Orley Ypon will be featured with ten works in a two man show with Romulo Galicano. Both artists hail from Cebu, in the Philippines. The works showcase their talents not only in ...

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We wanted to share with our viewers a letter that was sent to us in response to Sotheby’s Hong Kong featuring four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen at their 20th Century Chinese Art April ...

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The Last Dance by Rodney Davis 2012 Charcoal and White Pastel 36 x 26 inchesAni Art Academies' The Big Gamble will open this Saturday, April 6th. The opening reception will be from 11:00 AM - 6:0 ...

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We have recently added 50 new old master and 19th century artist photographs thanks to another image donation by Don Kurtz.Photographs have been added for the following artists:Aublet, Albert / Baton ...

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Next week several ARC Masters and a faculty of over 70 instructors and speakers will converge at the Monterey, CA Conference Center for the Plein Air Convention from PleinAir magazine. ARC Masters™ ...

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As shown in the most recent Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine issue, Palm Avenue Fine Art is hosting American Masters 2013, an exhibition featuring several of the finest living American artists, includin ...

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Sotheby's Hong Kong will be featuring four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen at their 20th Century Chinese Art April 6th auction. They have included a large write up on the artist, his relat ...

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Artist Paul DeLorenzo passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at his home in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1947. He graduated from preparatory school ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR) has just announced a “call for entries” with a deadline of May 20, 2013 for their member's to submit work for the upcoming 8th Annual IGOR Exhibition at the ...

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2012 first place winnerKresten SmedemarkTennebristWe will be accepting applications for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition starting May 1st, with a deadline of May 31st, 2013. We will be awarding ...

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The Art of Trompe L'oeil at Cavalier Gallery will be a solo show featuring the Trompe L'oeil works of ARC Living Master™ Joel Carson Jones. Jones won best Trompe L'oeil in the Art Renewal Center's 20 ...

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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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