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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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16 August, 2009

Dear Mr Ross, I wanted to write to thank you for your website, Art Renewal Center. I have long been disappointed in much contemporary art, and have always been attracted to the beauty of the old maste ...

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Catalogue Raisonne Update: The Committee to Write the Catalogue Raisonne on William Bouguereau 1825-1905 has completed its work; the committee will accept no further additions to the publication.This ...

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ARC Approved Atelier™ Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier is very proud to announce:Jon deMartin: Life drawing from the figure and the head August 31-September 4, 2009Application for Jon deMartin ...

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Joaquin Sorolla y Batista Exhibition CatalogA new 536 - page hardcover catalog has been published and printed in Spain for the opening of the Sorolla Exhibition at the Prado May 26, 2009.This new volu ...

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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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Art Renewal Center® is pleased to offer:"Traditional Oil Painting" Advanced Techniques and Concepts from the Renaissance to the Presentby ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott.Click Here t ...

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Ten new works of art have been added to the ARC Museum so far today, including pieces by the following artists:Frederick Hendrik KaemmererHenriette Ronner-KnipFerdinand Carl SierigJan Zoetelief TrompJ ...

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Urban Larsson studied Art History at the University of Stockholm, Architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, then Drawing and Painting in Florence, Italy, at the Studio Cecil & Grav ...

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Fourteen new works of art have been added to the ARC Museum so far today, including pieces by the following artists:Edward Burne-JonesWilliam CallowJames CharlesSir George ClausenWalter CraneMyles Bir ...

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Frank Mason, legendary artist and instructor passed away on the morning of June 16th, 2009. The funeral service was held at Grace Church in New York on Saturday, June 27th.Frank was an ARC Living Mast ...

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Twelve new works of art have been added to the ARC Museum so far today, including pieces by the following artists:Ivan Constantinovich AivazovskyNikolai Bogdanoff-BjelskiIsaak Izrailevich BrodskySir W ...

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Ten new works of art have been added to the ARC Museum today, including pieces by the following artists:Marcel BruneryAlexei Alexeivich Harlamoff (3 Pieces)Marianus Adrianus KoekkoekCharles Henri Jose ...

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Ten new works of art have been added to the ARC Museum today, including pieces by the following artists:Alfred de Breanski SnrSir Gerald KellyAnna Lea MerrittSir Alfred James MunningsArchibald Thorbur ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Wheeler Whitney, has completed a portrait of Governer Mitt Romney which will remain in the collection of the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.Portrai ...

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“I am committed to a return to standards of excellence in the visual arts, and to exposing the destructive hoax of modernism which has taken control of our culture’s museums, institutions of higher le ...

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[GoodArt] Excerpt from GoodArt Post Re: Looking for a Bouguereau painting:"I simply meant a good quality, hi-res digital reproduction, not a print. The painting came up for discussion on another foru ...

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Ten new works of art have been added to the ARC museum including pieces by:Gaetano ChiericiTerence Tenison CuneoPierre-Louis-Joseph de ConinckPaul Gustave FischerJohn Atkinson GrimshawCarl HerpferAndr ...

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We have added 8 new works of art to the online museum, including one piece by each of the following artists:Eugene de BlaasGiovanni BoldiniJoseph CaraudTito ContiFrancois Alfred DelobbeGian Francesco ...

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The ARC Museum now has two image files for William Bouguereau's popular work, La Vierge aux Anges. Our original image of the painting predates the cleaning by the Getty Museum for their show: Adolphe ...

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27 June, 2009

Mr Ross, I am so glad that I found your ARC. I can't tell you how exactly I share your sentiments. I just read your statement on the impression that Bouguereau made upon you when you first encountered ...

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ARC Approved™ LIAFA, the Long Island Academy of Fine Art presents a Drawing Workshop with ARC Living Master™ Tony Ryder August 13-15 LIAFA, Riverhead Studio40 West Main St. Riverhead, NY ...

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ARC Approved™ Atelier LAAFA - Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art will start their summer quarter July 6. Sculpture and Technology WorkshopInstructor: David Simon July 25th ...

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ARC Approved™ Waichulis Studio is very pleased to announce the official release of its first instructional DVD. "...for the first time on DVD, you can see how each Waichulis Studio artist's t ...

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Michael Grimaldi Figure Painting WorkshopAugust 17-28thARC Living Master™ Ted Seth Jacobs Master Class-Restructured RealismNovember 15, 2010-February 11, 2011 Click here for workshop information ...

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ARC Approved™Atelier Kewaunee Academy presents KAFA Artistic Director Craig Blietz on 4 consecutive Saturdays:“Portrait Painting” August 8, 15, 22, 29-9am-4pmFor workshop information and regist ...

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ARC Approved™Atelier Grand Central Academy has announced the results of the 2009 Classical Figure Sculpture CompetionClick here to view results. ...

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Dear Mr. RossFew years ago I discovered ARC site and since then became an avid followerof ARC ideas. Thank you very much for supporting the true ideals of theclassic art.I'm an artist living in Moscow ...

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An article about ARC Approved™ Atelier, Atelier School of Classical Realism of Oakland, California is featured in the Spring 2009 Edition of American Artist Workshop Magazine. Profiled by Amer ...

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David Bowers is now an ARC Living Master™. ...Bowers' paintings incorporate modern themes and ideas. There is always a message in his work. For him the idea is the most challenging and rewarding ...

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ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier presents Robert Liberace:A Special Reception, Portrait Unveiling and DVD Release SigningWednesday, May 20, 2009 - 6:30PMThe event is open to the public and compli ...

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"Teaching and information can add to the depth of understanding of great works of art, but they are great initially by their ability to capture the soul and imagination of the viewer, without thousand ...

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ARC Approved™ Atelier, Angel Academy of Art, Florence has announced their new website:VISIT www.angelartschool.com ...

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Jeffrey R. Watts, Director of the ARC Approved™ Watts Atelier is now an ARC Approved Living Artist™. Jeff's oil paintings have won numerous awards including First Place Portrait category ...

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17 April, 2009

The French artist Bouguereau was the greatest of the 19th century academic painters. I have always been in awe of this artist. He was as fine a technician as any painter who has ever lived. His design ...

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ARC Salon Catalogues, with their beautiful color reproductions of the ARC International Salon Winners, are eagerly awaited for each year and treasured as collections of today's masters.The 5th Annual ...

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We are pleased to publish An Outline of the Method Used to Paint the Live Model at the Angel Academy of Art, Florence, Italy that has been contributed to ARC, showing step by step the process that Ang ...

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11 April, 2009

Dear Fred Ross I’ve just finished reading the 6 pages of ARC philosophy and I’m amazed and very grateful.You are describing to the point what I have been quietly holding in my heart for 20 years of pa ...

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5th International 2009/2010 ARC Salon Competition ResultsThe Art Renewal Center is proud to present the award winners and finalists in our fifth International ARC Salon®: Competition. This year we ...

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ARC Master™ Paul McCormack who is also Director of Programs for ARC is now offering classes at his Wappinger Falls(NY) studio:McCormack Studios, Inc.Come Join Paul in his Studio for the first e ...

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Greetings again Mr. Ross, I have contacted you in the past. As your website has grown over the years I can only humbly say 'thank you' for all you do to bring MASTERFUL works to me and my students.I h ...

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Nine new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 new piece by Adrianus Eversen1 new piece by Adriana-Johanna Haanen1 new piece by Frederick Hendrik Kaemmerer1 new piece by Johannes Rosierse1 ...

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The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure DrawingA Contemporary Perspective on the Classical Tradition by ARC Master™ Anthony Ryder is now available through Art Renewal Center®The Ryder School ...

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Juliette Aristides Two-Day Drawing IntensiveMarch 30-3111am- 2pm/ 3pm-6pmGLEN COVE STUDIO: 14 Glen Street, Suite 201, Glen Cove, NY 11542Call to R.S.V.P. today! Workshop is limited to 20 seats.(516) 9 ...

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Eight new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 new piece by Ferdinand de Braekeleer1 new piece by Hermann Brucke1 new piece by Leon Caille1 new piece by Anton Doll1 new piece by Edgard Far ...

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Seven new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 new piece by Louis Apol1 new piece by Geraldine Jacoba Van De Sande Bakhuyzen1 new piece by Otto Eerelman1 new piece by Jozef Israëls2 new pi ...

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25 February, 2009

Ten new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 new piece by Louis Apol1 new piece by Bernardus Johannes Blommers1 new piece by Jan Bogaerts1 new piece by George Hendrik Breitner1 new piece b ...

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Hello,I just got done visiting your site for the first time and all I can say is WOW! It is so refreshing to find an organization that actually understands what art really is (and is not!).I was just ...

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24 February, 2009

Eleven new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 new piece by Adrianus Eversen1 new piece by Abraham Hulk Snr1 new piece by Herman Frederik Carel ten Kate1 new piece by Barend Cornelis Koek ...

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21 February, 2009

Eleven new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:2 new pieces by Bernard de Hoog1 new piece by Otto Eerelman1 new piece by Adrianus Eversen1 new piece by Frederick Hendrik Kaemmerer1 new piec ...

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ARC Approved™ Atelier Florence Academy of Art has announced its Fourth Alumni Exhibition. Princess Giorgianna Corsini has opened up the Corsini family stables for the exhibit.Opening ReceptionS ...

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We have a new addition to the William Adolphe Bouguereau gallery in the ARC Museum. William Bouguereau is the most popular artist on ARC and a personal favorite (if not a passion) of ARC. In fact, the ...

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20 February, 2009

Eight new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 new piece by Charles Green3 new pieces by Sir Hubert von Herkomer1 new piece by William Henry Hunt1 new piece by John Henry Johnstone1 new pi ...

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18 February, 2009

Nine new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 new piece by Ernest Albert Chadwick1 new piece by George Gordon Fraser2 new pieces by William Fraser Garden2 new pieces by Albert Goodwin1 new ...

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17 February, 2009

Ten new works of art have been added to the ARC museum:1 piece by George Clark Stanton1 piece by Henry Ryland3 pieces by Noel Laura Nisbet1 piece by George Marks1 piece by Carlton Alfred Grant2 pieces ...

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16 February, 2009

Nine new works of art have been added to the ARC Museum:5 pieces by Richard Doyle4 pieces by John Byam Liston Shaw ...

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ARC Living Masters™ Anthony Waichulis and Juliette Aristides, and ARC Living Artist™ Dana Levin will show at John Pence Gallery: "Our Biggest Trompe l'oeil exhibit ever .." Trompe L'oeil ...

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Lecture, Slide Presentation and Fire-side Chat:"The Boston School: In the Tradition of Beauty" Presented by ARC Living Master™ Mary Minifie atARC Approved™ The Southern AtelierSaturday, Fe ...

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It is with a very heavy heart that I report that Christopher Wood is gone. Christopher Wood and more recently his wife Rosie have been among my family’s dearest friends for the past two decades. A tr ...

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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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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides will show at ArtHouse09 January 23- February 8Atlanta Art Gallery3005 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite BAtlanta, GA 30305404-816-7322www.AtlantaArtGallery.comClick ...

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You have exceeded all expectations as aficionados of fine art! Only The Turner Prize has astonished me more. ...

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The Website for ARC Living Master™ Stephen Gjertson is now available on-line:Visit: www.stephengjertsonstudios.com Separation(Detail)Nakomis Heights Project ...

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Four new images have been added to the gallery for ARC Living Artist™ Mark Lovett. These latest additions to the artist's "Portraits of Young Beauties" series will be included in an upcoming exh ...

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Kara Ross delves into the character of Michelangelo through his poetry.Click here to read this insightful article. Slave (dying)-detailby Michelangelo ...

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"In 1900 at the Universal Exposition in Paris, it is reported that Degas and Monet were approached by a newspaper reporter who asked who, in their opinion, would most likely be considered the greatest ...

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Dear Sharon,Thank you very much for your package received today including a cheque for $500.00 for Shane Wolf's fourth place prize, and the two scholarship certificates for Teresa Oaxaca and Shane Wol ...

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I just want to express my gratitude at finding this website, it gives me great hope for the future of art. I can't express how much I wish for this vision of the renewal of art to be made manifest. I ...

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The Annigoni Museum, dedicated to the works of Pietro Annigoni, the greatest of the 20th-century Realists, opened in Florence, Italy, on November 15th, 2008. It is housed in a stupendous palace, the P ...

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Three-week intensive figure painting workshop at ARC Approved™ Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier:Dennis Cheaney Figure Painting Workshop March 9-27, 2009In this intensive 10-day class, students ...

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22 December, 2008

To everyone at Art Renewal,What a pleasure it is to see realism making such a comeback. When I was in school there was such a lack of traditional teaching methods and technical training. I wasn't even ...

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The ARC International Salon Competition is, as usual, a stunning sampling of the great contemporary realists of the day. As the judges are still hard at work, the results of this year's Salon are ex ...

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18 December, 2008

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ARC Approved™ Andreeva Portrait Academy is excited about the relocation of the Andreeva Portrait Academy to north Austin, in the historic tourist-art community of Salado. Located in the heart of ...

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ARC Approved Atelier Long Island Academy of Fine Art (LIAFA) has two new locations. OPEN HOUSE: January 3rd, 2009 The public is invited to tour these new locations for LIAFA.Glen Cove Studio 12-3pm ...

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Shown Here: 'Yseult' by Frank Dicksee on a Computer BagAny artwork from the ARC Museum can be printed on our new selection of specialty items.Click here to see the possibilities! ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art Toronto is excited to present a second location in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. ARA Boston opened November 1st, 2008.Cindy MacMillan, one of the first Gradua ...

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ARC Store Fine Art Prints, Books and DVDs make your gift a special one.Take advantage of 10% Holiday Discounts at the ARC Store and bring art into the lives of the ones you love.Browse the ARC StoreO ...

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We have recently found that many companies will match their employees' tax deductible contributions.The Foundation for the Art Renewal Center, a 501C3 Educational Foundation was founded in 1999 to pre ...

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Join us for informal, afternoon studio talks by artists about artists.GCA's South Studio4:00pm - 5:30pmRefreshments will be servedRichard Cameron talks about THE NEOCLASSICAL DIVIDETuesday, November 1 ...

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ARC is pleased to announce several articles on Albert Goodwin, a leading Victorian landscape painter, and protégé of John Ruskin (as was JMW Turner). "for pure aesthetic delight an untouch ...

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Juan Medina, has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Juan Medina GalleryAbout Timeby Juan MedinaUPCOMING SHOWSOct. 4th – Nov. 4th, 2008 -Juan Medina: New Paintings (Solo Show)Bryant ...

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The Southern Atelier, is now an ARC Approved™ Atelier.This is our first atelier in Florida and we are happy to welcome Charles Miano and The Southern Atelier to this most selective group.Click ...

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On Behalf of the Committee to Write the Catalog Raisonne on William Bouguereau 1825-1905:We are proud to announce that we now have the complete translation of the Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonne. As of ...

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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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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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Jesse Gledhill, has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Jesse Gledhill Gallery Oh To Be in Englandby Jesse Gledhill ...

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Get a firsthand look at what it means to study at ARC Approved™ Atelier, Studio Incamminati, in Philadelphia. Open HouseOct. 11 - 12Click Here for more info. ...

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Jacob Collins And The Water Street AtelierOctober 17, 2008 - November 30, 2008Opening reception: Friday, October 17, 2008, from 6 to 9 PMTo See More Images, Click Here.Atlanta Art Gallery10 to 5 Tue ...

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2 October, 2008

Dear Art Renewal Center I cannot express how much your website has influenced me!! I have been listening to all the podcasts and greatly enjoy them. I became interested in William Bouguereau in my tee ...

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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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ARC Master, Ted Seth Jacobs is leading a Three Month Intensive Portrait Program at the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier in Belmont CaliforniaNovember 10, 2008-February 13, 2009Three-month intensive p ...

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Yu-tang Yang, has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Yu-Tang Yang GalleryChangbai Mountain Tripby Yu-Tang Yang ...

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The ARC Store has a new feature: A selection of new artworks, which are now available at the Largest Print Sizes will be listed in a special section of the ARC Store.Click here to see if your favorite ...

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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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Donato Giancola, this year's third place winner in the 2007 ARC Salon Competition figurative category, for his painting: The Golden Rose , has been approved as an ARC Living Master™Visit the Do ...

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