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The MEAM (Museum of European Art Modern) is a museum dedicated to contemporary realism located at the Gomis Palace, in the middle of the streets of the Born in Barcelona. This a neighborhood where cul ...

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This month ARC Living Master™, Shane Wolf, personally delivered his painting of Songs of Sagesse (left panel), to the MEAM museum. This painting, which won the MEAM purchase award in the 2014/2015 I ...

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20 May, 2015

The MEAM is still accepting entries for their 8th Figurativas Painting and Sculpture Competition, Figurativas 2015, through May 30th. The ARC Salon’s works for the live exhibit will be mounted at the ...

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Barcelona’s Museu Europeau d’Art Modern (MEAM), an ARC Allied Organization, will be leading Sotheby’s London December 11, 2014 auction of pre-war European sculpture. Among the works for sale in thi ...

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

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17 October, 2011

Congratulations to Max Ginsburg and the success of his show at The Butler Institute which spawned two positive reviews, one in The Youngstown Vindicator and another by Ray Steiner in Art Time ...

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Carriage House Art Studios Visiting Artist Series Presents: Max Ginsburg3 days - Revealing RealismOct. 21st - Oct. 23, 2011 ARC Salon™ Best in Show winner Max Ginsburg will be teaching th ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be opening his studio for visiting, viewing, and buying small works, studies, and illustrations.The studio will be open from December 12 -14, 2014 and is l ...

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ARC Living Master™, Max Ginsburg, will be opening his studio for visiting, viewing, and buying small works, studies, and illustrations.The studio will be open from December 12 -14, 2014 and is locat ...

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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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Winter by Maureen HydeARC Living Master™, Maureen Hyde, has been featured in an article in the Epoch Times.“Ever since childhood, I have had a curiosity about what I was seeing, and felt compe ...

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Running until May 3, 2015, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC will display a selection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art's renowned collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, ...

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This exhibition is presenting 27 masterpieces from the Royal Collection, including works by Gerrit Dou, Gabriel Metsu, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch, and Johannes Vermeer's A Lady at the Virginal wit ...

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Three ARC Living Masters, John Buxton, Jeremy Lipking, and Morgan Weistling, are participating in one of the country's premier Western art shows. Each year, 75 nationally recognized, contemporary West ...

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

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Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Ross Buchholz, who has recently had her painting "Copper Penny" featured on the cover of the April 2017 issue of Western Horseman magazine.To see ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Ross Buchholz is participating in the Texas Masters show at Insight Gallery located on 214 West Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.The show runs from March 1, 201 ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living MasterTM Mary Pettis for winning the Mini Pearls First Place Award in the EnPleinAirTEXAS Competition for her painting "Texas Diamonds in the Rough". ...

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The Minneapolis Club is hosting a Solo Exhibition of ARC Living Master tm Mary Pettis's works.  There will be an artist reception on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 4-7pm. The exhibiti ...

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Martinhho Correia, Instructor at the ARC Approved™ Angel Academy of Art has launched a new blog:Off the Coast of Utopia lets us peek into the life of a working painter living in Florence, Italy.It is ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™, Mark Lovett, has been commissioned to recreate Leonardo Da Vinci's painting the Mona Lisa and has created a page with an in-depth study of the work. Join Lovett as he goe ...

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There is still time to see Mario Robinson featured at the Marquis Gallery - National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003 The show, Citizens of America, will be open now through Oc ...

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ARC Living Master Mario Robinson will be presenting a slide lecture about his art and the rich tradition of portraits in American art. The lecture will take place on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:00 p. ...

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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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Mario Robinson, an ARC Living Master has been added to the list of "Artists Making Their Mark" by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. The feature article will appear in their November/December issue.by Ma ...

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

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ARC Living Master™ Marci Oleszkiewicz will be exhibiting in a solo show titled "Gratitude" at Gallery Russia - 7103 E. Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.The opening night is March 12 and the show will ru ...

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Girl With a Lantern by Han Wu ShenMarch 17, 2008Sotheby's New York, Lot 236Girl with a Lantern, by Han Wu Shen, the Great Contemporary Realist and ARC Master , will be offered at the Contemporary Ar ...

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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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Mandy Hallenius, an artist and art teacher, says children can master the skills needed to draw or paint whatever they can imagine. To help children gain these skills, as well as open up many avenues f ...

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Isabella and the Pot of Basil by William Holman HuntChristie's London will be having their major Victorian Painting sale this upcoming week. The exhibition opens today and will remain open until th ...

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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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There are a series of exciting auctions in New York, NY that include some of the finest works of the period. Combined, these auctions include a total of twelve paintings by William Bouguereau, fi ...

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From the fashionable and bohemian streets of Belle Époque Paris to the fields of Barbizon, and the sights of Venice to the verdant English countryside, Sotheby’s New York auction of 19th Century Eur ...

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Ophelia by Sir John Everett Millais Longest Look - 30 minutes Colours: Anthraquinone Diazonium Chloride by Damien Hirst Longest Look - 30 seconds The ARC recently came across a fasc ...

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The Made in California Exhibit, which runs from April 2 - 23, 2016, will be presenting works by ARC Living Masters™ Julio Reyes and Jeremey Lipking among many other talented artists.The show is taki ...

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M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion, taking place at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum located on 700 North 12th Street Wausau, WI 54403 from March 4 - May 28, 2017, displays some of the Dutch artist' ...

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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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ARC Approved™ Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art is holding a student exhibition at The Loft at Liz’s located on 453 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036.The show will be open from January 6 – ...

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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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LAAFA will be giving scholarships to students accepted into their 3-Year Fine or Entertainment Art Program and 18-Month Foundational Track for Fall 2014. Scholarships are between $500 and $2000 ann ...

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Many artists working in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries contributed to a fascinating and rich period of artistic exchange. Northern artists (predominantly those in the Netherlands an ...

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ARC Approved London Atelier of Representational Art is holding an Open Studio show featuring the work of full and part time students.The show takes place on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 6 - 9 p.m. at ...

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ARC Approved™ London Atelier of Representational Art, located in Vox Studios on 1-45 Durham Street, SE11 5JH, London UK, is holding an Open Studio show featuring the work of full time and part time s ...

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ARC Approved™ LARA will be holding a group exhibition titled “The Art of Representation”.This free group exhibition will feature more than 25 artists from around the world, all trained in the atelie ...

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For the first time many of the works from the ARC Salon will be exhibited in a live traveling exhibition that will start at the MEAM museum in Barcelona, Spain, and then travel to New York City, where ...

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ARC's first live show of 76 of the winning works and finalists from the 2014-2015 ARC Salon is coming to New York City, where it will hang at the prestigious Salmagundi Club from January 18th to Febru ...

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The ARC Salon will open at the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), C/ Barra de Ferro 5, 08003, Barcelona, Spain on Friday, September 22nd  and will run through November 27th.   Th ...

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The official selection of additional works for the Live Exhibition of the ARC Salon will begin on January 1, 2017.The Live Exhibition will travel from the Salmagundi Club, New York, New York to the ME ...

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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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ARC Approved Atelier, Long Island Academy of Fine Art with locations in both Riverhead and Oyster Bay, has recently affiliated the ARC Approved Atelier, The New York Academy of Art, to offer landsc ...

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Among such websites (art), yours is the one that I consider the most visionary, inspiring, organized, resourceful and beneficial. I am a Professor of Medicine. However, my true aspiration was to be ...

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10 August, 2008

Art Renewal, Thank you, thank you, thank you! It is so wonderful to have such an extensive website dedicated to such beautiful, moving pieces of true wonder. I stumbled upon your website and I have no ...

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28 August, 2008

To Whom It May Concern,I wished to express gratitude and appreciation for all of your effortsto renew the classical academic traditions of art. I know that goingagainst the grain, your institution mu ...

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13 March, 2012

"... what pleasure it gave me, as a 71-year-old Englishman, to read some of your items about David Hockney. I said his work wasn't much good;...anybody who knows which end of a paintbrush is which ...

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Hi Mr. Ross - I am one of the recipients for this year's ARC scholarship competition, and I just wanted to send my sincere gratitude for having chosen and supported my work. This scholarship wil ...

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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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1 September, 2011

"I wanted to give a quick thank you to the work you are doing. Your website made my day. Although, I'm not an artist, I have always been instictively repulsed by modern 'art'. I think this biased m ...

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"I was a little put out when I did not make the final "500" until I just viewed the accepted pieces and winners, WOW!!!! I am ordering the catalog to remind me of how much work I have to do to rea ...

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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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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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Thank you SO much for the wonderful news! Given the outstanding work submitted, I am both honored and humbled. The array of talent is truly breathtaking, as always.I would be so proud and deeply ...

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To Mr. Ross, Dr. Swanson, and members of the Art Renewal Center,Treasures of the Trinity Bedrockby Katy Hamilton2nd Place 2013 Scholarship CompetitionI was deeply moved to be awarded a second-place ...

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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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We have added two new letters to the ARChives section of the website pertaining to photography and whether or not it can hold up to painting or sculpture as an art form."Congratulations on your web ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Leszek Piotrowski Lesstro was invited to participate with his painting "Spices of Arabia" in the Seventh Beijing International Art Biennale, which was held on September 24 ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative has released Lesson 9 in the Bargue course titled "Follow Through Lines". The DVI is using Patreon, a subscription service, to help finance the expense of producing high-quali ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative has released Lesson 8 – Plumb lines in the Bargue course. The DVI is using Patreon, a subscription service, to help finance the expense of producing high-quality video courses ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 1 ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 1 ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19th ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19th ...

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Support the DVI on Patreon! Subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the gen ...

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Support the DVI on Patreon! Subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the gen ...

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Lesson 11 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.Support the DVI on Patreon or by buying and downloading the full class! Your support helps to finance the production of high-quality ...

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Organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art, 603 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 this unprecedented selection of more than twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo f ...

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On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming June makes its first public appearance in New York City today.Leighton's work will be on display until September 6, 2015 and will be exh ...

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The Legacy Exhibition which was co-produced by Evan Wilson, an ARC Salon Bouguereau Award winner and including works by Wilson and Daniel Graves, Director of the Florence Academy, has now traveled to ...

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For nearly 40,000 years mankind has been contributing to a vast visual record of the human condition. Weaving creativity with convention, each generation of mark-makers would pass along to the next an ...

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2007 ARC Salon Catalogs will be shipped next week. The ARC Salon Catalogs, with their beautiful color reproductions of the ARC International Salon Winners, are eagerly awaited for each year and treasu ...

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ARC Fine Art Prints, DVD's and Books make great last minute Christmas gifts.A Gift Certificate is the perfect gift for that hard to shop for friend or relative – allow them to choose their favorite ar ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19th ...

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Last Day to Enter the 13th International ARC Salon Competition Deadline November 15th https://www.artrenewal.org/SalonApplication/Salon/Home The most prestigious realist art competition ...

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We are very happy to announce the DVI Kickstarter for their first online-class is fully funded! A very special thank you to all the backers! The support they have received not only financially but ...

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At the end of his career, the British artist Frederic Leighton painted the now-iconic image of a sleeping woman in a vivid orange gown. On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming ...

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Lauded by Victor Hugo as the Michelangelo of Paris, French sculptor Pierre-Jean David d'Angers produced many of the most iconic portraits and ambitious public monuments of the Romantic era.This exhi ...

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This is the last chance to pre-order the 12th Annual ARC Salon catalogue. The catalogue will include images of all finalist works by all 640 artists.This book will also serve as our officia ...

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