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Click here to watch ARC Living Master, Michael John Angel from Angel Academy of Art, Florence, describe the history and course of training involved in becoming a traditional realist painter on YouT ...

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Richard MacDonald is now an ARC Living Master™Click here to see the Richard MacDonald Gallery Nureyev, Half Lifeby Richard MacDonald ...

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3-day Oil Painting Workshop with Master Painter Max Ginsburg at the Atelier De Brésoles in Montreal Canada May 13, 14 & 15 2011 Master Painter Max Ginsburg will demonstrate his painting tec ...

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ARC Living Master, John Angel, who runs Angel Academy with Lynne Barton in Florence, recently wrote to Fred Ross: "What you have done (are doing) for this wonderful art of ours is beyond thanks. Se ...

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ARC Approved Atelier™ Grand Central Academy Summer WorkshopsHudson River from the Catskillsby Erik KoeppelHudson River Fellowship - July 5 - 31st, 2011Artists engage in capturing the spirit of landsca ...

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This summer, ARC Approved™ Teaching Studios of Art will be hosting four one-week workshops at their Brooklyn studio, in various genres of realist painting. The instructors are all highly acclaim ...

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Click here to watch Sotheby's Benjamin Doller, Polly Sartori and the dedicated team of 19th Century European Art specialists as they explore 19th century artists and highlight masterpieces from th ...

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Drawing, an integral part of 19th-century academic training and art-making is the focus of the third collaboration in three years between the Dahesh Museum of Art and Syracuse University. The Essentia ...

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Dear Sharon,    Many thanks for the letter and cheque received for Inga Loyev's graduate studies.    We are always so grateful to the ARC and the Morris and Al ...

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

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Max Ginsburg Workshop at Art Student's League: March 7-11 Monday -Friday 8:45am – 4:45pmThis workshop will concentrate on painting the figure from life in a traditional realistic manner. The obj ...

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Two new artworks by William Bouguereau have been added to the ARC Museum from the Catalog Raisonné on William Bouguereau, a 903 page groundbreaking two-volume publication.La Priere of 1878 as wel ...

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...in such a spectacular, fresh approach and in a manner deserved of the greatest artist that ever lived!"Dear Mr. Ross,WHY did it take me two days to email you about your Herculean accomplishment ...

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From Third place winner of the 2010 ARC Scholarship Competition, Zoey Frank:[Click here for entire letter] ...

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ARC Approved™ Studio Incamminati celebrates Founder and Artistic Director Nelson Shanks' one-man exhibitions at The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg and the Russian Academy of Arts in ...

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ARC Approved™ Murdoch School is now Gold Light Studios in Bucks County, PA. Gold Light Studios is establishing itself as the center for art and artists in the countryside north of Philadelphia, ...

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LAAFA Open House December 11th, 2010:Instructor: Ignat Ignatov5pm to 9pm   Open House Holiday Art Show and Silent AuctionVisit LAAFA for a complimentary drawing or painting uninstructed ...

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$30,000 in Scholarships have been awarded by the ARC Scholarship fund for 2010, the 10th Anniversary of the ARC Scholarship Fund. Half of the funds come through the donations of many of our member ...

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France's foremost museum for 19th Century art, the Musée d'Orsay, has acquired five major paintings by William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), bringing the total to eight, which are to be ...

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

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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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Scott Burdick recently posted an excellent video entitled The Banishment of Beauty. You can view this four part video on YouTube at: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 ...

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Call for Entries The Art Renewal Center's International 2010/2011 ARC Salon® 7th Annual Competition www.artrenewal.orgWin International Recognition overnight - Have your work seen by ...

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Rachel-Lucille by Director Rob ZellerTeaching Studios of Art, with locations in Oyster Bay and Brooklyn, NY is now Arc Approved™Teaching Studios of Art faculty includes Rob Zeller, Patricia Watw ...

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Hind's Feetby Daniel Gerhartz Workshops and Conference: Click here for the list of instructors, which includes several ARC Living Masters and ARC Salon winners. The Weekend at the Masters W ...

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Good morning Fred. I just posted on my facebook page your Portrait Society speech a number of years ago on academic art and relevance. It stirred up some great debate and today I reread the speec ...

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Fall 2010 Evening/Weekend Programs at Arc Approved™ Studio IncamminatiNelson Shanks, founder and artistic director Sculpture by Amy KannPainting by Kerry DunnSave $50. Register by September ...

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Dear Mr. Ross, You gave an excellent speech last night, thank you! Even though I was near the back I could still hear you, so don't worry. I hope you will post your speech on the ARC website so more ...

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LAAFA Foyer with Cluster by Eric PedersenFall Workshops: Ryan Brown, Jordu Schell, Nathan Fowkes, Sherrie McGrawARC Approved™ LAAFA Atelier BFA Degree and Certificate Program offer strong, seque ...

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After many months of preparation, cross-Atlantic travels, and visits from dignitaries and art lovers, ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art officially opened in Portugal on June 20. Fernan ...

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Dear Chairman of Art Renewal Center, I'm currently a student of an art college and read your speech Good Art/Bad Art: Pulling Back the Curtain and I can't help but agree with what you said. I've ...

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A new artwork has been added to the Edmund Blair Leighton Gallery on ARC.Ribbons and Laces for Very Pretty Faces, 1904 is now heading the E. B. Leighton Gallery, courtesy of Kara Ross with commentary ...

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Peachtree and Pine A new painting by Mario RobinsonARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson joins Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth, John Singer Sargent, Stephen Scott Young, and Norman Rockwell among others i ...

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Grand Central Academy Cast HallARC Approved™ Grand Central Academy in New York City presents: AN END OF SUMMER SPECIAL- NEW CAST DRAWING WORKSHOP AUGUST 23-27 Instructor: Colleen Barry in the ...

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ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier, our only approved atelier in Florida, is offering these upcoming workshops:Stephen PerkinsSculpture Studies of the Human Head August 6-8, 2010: Structure and Vo ...

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Ann Morton is now an ARC Living Artist™Click here to see the Ann Morton Gallery Fresh From the Gardenby Ann Morton ...

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Julien by Hiroshi Furuyoshioil on canvas, stretched over board63¾ x 63¾ in. (161.9 x 161.9 cm)Julien by Hiroshi Furuyoshi (Japanese, b.1959) has sold at Christie's South Kensington in London for £39 ...

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Hard Times: An Artist's View Salmagundi Club 47 5th Avenue NYC July 26- August 18, 2010 212-255-7740 This outstanding show of contemporary realists opened at the Thomas Kearns McCarthey Ga ...

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Rufflesby Mario RobinsonPastel 23 x 30 inchesMario Robinson will teach a Pastel Workshop In support of the Hard Times exhibition August 9-13 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Salmagundi Club 47 Fifth Avenue, Ne ...

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Max Ginsburg Painting a Portrait from Life:"Expressing the Reality of Hard Times Today"July 31-August 1, 20109 a.m. - 12 p. m, 1-4 p.m. dailyEnrollment Limited:Salmagundi Club47 5th Avenue212- ...

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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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With Recent Additions to the ARC website, ARC now has over 7000 Artists in the ARC MuseumIn our continued efforts to expand the ARC Museum, hundreds of new artists and artworks have been added in rec ...

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ARC Salon Results Are Now Posted Empire by Julio Reyes  Oil on Canvas  42 x 60 inchesThis year's Best in Show with an honorarium of $10,000 has been awarded to Julio Reyes ...

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ARC Master™ Paul McCormack is offering a 5 day workshop at McCormack Studios in Wappingers Falls, NY.Daughter of Hopeby Paul McCormack Portrait in Watercolor - 5 Day Workshop July 28 – August ...

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ARC Approved LAAFA Sessions (non-credit extension) Summer Classes Start July 6thARC Approved™ Atelier LAAFA is now accepting applications for their Fall B.F.A. Degree and Certific ...

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"...Once again the quality of work submitted to this year's competition was overwhelming.... Since it's inception 6 years ago, the ARC Salon™ has evolved considerably. One of the most significa ...

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Full and Part time Atelier Program The ARC Approved™ Murdoch Art Studio and School in Bucks County Pennsylvania is accepting applications to its full and part time atelier program. Also availab ...

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You may now search artists in the ARC Museum by alphabetical letter. This way of searching through more than 3500 artists represented in the ARC Museum has been brought back by popular demand. ...

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The ARC Approved™ Ashland Academy of Art is pleased to announce that it is moving to Maui. With a new name and a new location, Atelier Maui will bring superior classical European instruction in ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott Portrait/Head Study Workshop May 21-23, 2010 at the Atelier of Virgil Elliott, on the former Eagle Ridge Winery, in Penngrove, California (40 miles north of ...

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The Hedonist by Johnny Kristiansen ARC Approved™ Atelier Florence Academy of Art presents: The Fifth Alumni Exhibition of the The Florence Academy of Art Stables of the Corsini family ...

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27 April, 2010

I just came across your website and I would like to express my gratitude to you for taking up this cause in such a powerful and eloquent way. Your website articulates a feeling I have had since I ...

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ARC Approved™ Studio Incamminati accepting applications for the 2010-2011 Full-Time Professional Program The Professional Program is intensive and immersive. Under the artistic directi ...

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The Center for Academic Study and Naturalist Painting (CAS) in Springville, Utah is now an ARC Approved™ Atelier. Click here for the CAS Gallery in the ARC Approved™ Ateliers and Schools ...

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Don't miss the deadline for the 2010 ARC Scholarship Competition$30,000 in Grants AvailableStudents of painting and sculpture will submit examples of paintings and sculpture rendered from life ...

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Scott Kennedy, is now an ARC Living Artist™. Scott was a finalist in the International 2008/09 ARC Salon™ Competition for this painting,  A Quiet Thought Click here t ...

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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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Timesless Treasures The Art of Stephen Gjertson by Annette LeSueur ARC Living Master™ Stephen Gjertson is one of a group of contemporary representational artists who call themselves "Classi ...

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ARC Approved™ Atelier Florence Academy of Art presents: The Florence Academy of Art Fifth Alumni Exhibition Stables of the Corsini family home, Via Il Prato, 58, Florence, Italy E ...

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Hard Times: An Artist's View Springville Museum of Arts Springville, Utah March 13 - April 25, 2010 This outstanding show of contemporary realists began at the Thomas Kearns McCarthey Galle ...

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I have for several years now considered Mario Robinson to be one of the most talented living artists, who also happens to be a well-recognized ARC Living Master™. His paintings capture ...

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ARC Approved LAAFA is now accepting applications for their Fall Full-time Program Classes start October 4, 2010 LAAFA offers a realist Full-time program to Atelier students. Now, in addition to t ...

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

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You may have already noticed a few improvements in the way this website shows new updates. First, in the right column (you have to scroll down a bit to see it) there's a list of the new artworks, ...

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presents Becoming an Artist: The Academy in 19th-Century France February 26 - April 29, 2010   Monday through Saturday, 11-6 PALITZ GALLERY Lubin House 11 East 61st Street ...

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22 February, 2010

This is an example of a WordPress page, you could edit this to put information about yourself or your site so readers know where you are coming from. You can create as many pages like this one or sub- ...

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Four new images have been added to the gallery of ARC Living Artist™, Mark Lovett. Click here to visit the Mark Lovett gallery. Field of Gold by Mark Lovett ...

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FEBRUARY STUDIO TALK at ARC Approved™ Grand Central Academy : Hamlet's Classicism When: Tuesday, February 23 Where: GCA Cast Hall, 6th Floor 20 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 (2 ...

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This website is like a sanctuary for me. It keeps me connected to the thoughts of rational thinking people. I'm a life long artist. My father started me off drawing at a very young age. Even in ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art is expanding its reach in North America and Europe in the coming months. While details won't be available until the official announcements are made, p ...

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Announcing ARC Approved™ Grand Central Academy's 3rd Annual Classical Figure Sculpture Competition June 7-11, 2010 Applications due April 1 The week-long schedule of sculptin ...

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Former ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art student and portrait specialist Will Nathans recently completed a portrait commission for the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in Vat ...

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ARC Approved™ Murdoch Studio and Art School 3 DAY FIGURE PAINTING IN OIL WORKSHOP March 5-7, 2010(Friday- Sunday) 9am-4m Learn to paint realistic flesh tones with a strong emphasis ...

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ARC Approved LAAFA (Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art) is currently looking for talented instructors in figurative painting, drawing, and/or composition and color theory to become a part of ...

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The 2010 schedule for workshops held in the McCormack Studios is now posted. The McCormack Studios, founded by ARC Master™ Paul McCormack, are housed in the former Historic Dutchess/Garner ...

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VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL ON ARC'S MOST ROMANTIC FINE ART PRINTS On Special: 15% OFF Springtime by Pierre-Auguste Cot and Ravissement of Psyche by William Adolphe Bouguereau Spri ...

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5-Day Figure Workshop Instructor: Steve Huston Wed-Sun, Mar. 24-28, 2010, 10am-5pm 2-Days of Drawing and 3-Days of Painting the figure 1-Day Color Concepts for Painters Workshop Instructor: ...

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

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Art Renewal Center® is pleased to announce that Murdoch Art Studio and School located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is now ARC Approved™ and will be listed with our ARC Approved Ateliers and ...

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16 December, 2009

Priority Shipping Special !! 1/2 Off USPS Priority Mail or Free UPS Ground on all domestic orders over $100 until December 31st!All ARC Prints are 15% OFF Your favorite artwork is on sale! Clic ...

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The winner of our $1,000 competition is Joshua LaRock a former winner of an ARC Scholarship and a past student of the Water Street Atelier, an ARC Approved Atelier school. He happened to have n ...

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ARC Living Master™ Anthony Waichulis, proudly presents artwork from current and former apprentices of ARC Approved™ Waichulis Studio:Capturing Realism 20097 November – 19 December 2009Pau ...

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ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier in Sarasota, Florida survived a devastating fire this fall.Director Charles Miano rose to the challenge by continuing studies en plein air.Click here to make a don ...

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Max Ginsburg, an ARC Salon™ Finalist and winner of the Chairman's Choice award in the 2008-09 ARC Salon for his Tire Swing, will be at ARC Approved™ LAAFA:Intensive 5-Day WorkshopJanuary ...

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This Season The Art Renewal Center® joins Wellfire Publications in offering this Holiday Special:Every purchase of either the Seeds of the Pomegranate or Light of Lucinda by Sherry Ross published ...

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Students Receive $30,000 in Scholarships and Five Purchase AwardsThe Art Renewal Center® is very pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Annual Scholarship Competition. Now in its ninth year, ...

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28 October, 2009

Your site is AWESOME! Such a shot in the arm for those of us who are excited to see the resurgence of Classical Realism.Thanks!Joan Landeshttp://joanlandes.wordpress.com/ ...

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All four ARC Salon™ Catalogues are now available as a set.Click here to take advantage of this opportunity to purchase these beautiful full-color exhibition books of all the Winners and Finalis ...

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ARC Living Master™ Stephen Gjertson defines the term and origins of Classical Realism, a movement which continues today.Click Here to read the article: Classical Realismby Stephen Gjertson Click H ...

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Public Tribute, Memorial Service and Exhibition:Sunday, November 1, 20092:00 to 5:00 p.m.The Landscape Arboretum3675 Arboretum DriveChaska, Minnesota 55318952-443-1400"Richard F. Lack is one of the ...

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Danae by Ted Seth JacobsRestructured Realism with ARC Living Master™ Ted Seth Jacobs ARC Approved™ Atelier: BAACA 30 minutes south of San FranciscoNovember 9 ...

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Max Ginsburg, a finalist and winner of the Chairman's Choice award in the 2008-09 ARC Salon for his Tire Swing will be holding a workshop at the Salmagundi Club this month. "Painting a Head From Li ...

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ARC Master Virgil Elliot has updated his Technical Column on ARC." Since I wrote my previous technical column, several important discoveries have been made that serious oil painters should know ab ...

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Thoughts on Richard LackI'm so very sad to hear this. Richard more than any other single artist and teacher picked up the torch when Ives Gammell passed away in 1981. I know the entire community of tr ...

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Richard F. Lack passed away on September 22, 2009. The Art Renewal Center® has decided to make the Richard Lack biography by ARC Master Stephen Gjertson available through the ARC Store for those w ...

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"It’s so ironic that only a few days before Richard Lack passed away, (Lack was Ives Gammell’s most influential student), I just discovered the letter Ives Gammell sent to me in 1981 in which he demon ...

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28 September, 2009

Richard Lack founded Classical Realist styleMARY ABBE, Star TribuneTwin Cities artist Richard F. Lack, who launched a national renaissance in traditional drawing and painting, died Tuesday at Methodis ...

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Visit grandcentralacademy.classicist.org/ For Details of Fall Classes at ARC Approved Grand Central Academy in NYC. ...

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ARC Approved LAAFA is now accepting applications for their Winter Atelier ProgramClasses start January 11th, 2010.LAAFA offers a realist diploma program to Atelier students.Now, in addition to the com ...

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