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2012-04-04 10:25:10

Gustave Baumann: Artisan Printmaker of the Southwest opens April 7 at Phoenix Art Museum PHOENIX, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning April 7, 2012, Phoenix Art Museum will present the work of Gustave Baumann, artisan printmaker (1881-1971) with the largest exhibition of his work in the state of Arizona. With more than 43 individual pieces, this important exhibition amplifies Baumann's love affair with the landscapes and indigenous cultures of the Southwest, in a medium...

2012-03-14 05:00:00

MIAMI, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned visual artist Carlos Betancourt, whose artwork has been featured in Art Basel Miami and is part of the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and many other prestigious museums and private collections, unveiled his most recent site-specific installation, LET THEM FEEL PINK!, at an exclusive, one-night-only pop-up exhibit in Miami's Wynwood Arts District, on Saturday, March...

2012-02-18 02:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade-old ban on murals may be headed for change with the crafting of a number of new mural ordinances that would preserve existing murals while creating opportunities for new ones. "Threats of fines, lawsuits and jail time for artist and property owners in 'The Mural Capitol of the World' have created a chilling effect on free speech and the 1st amendment right of artistic expression in Los Angeles," states Mike McNeilly....

2012-02-14 11:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade-old ban on murals may be headed for change with the crafting of a number of new mural ordinances that would preserve existing murals while creating opportunities for new ones. Threats of fines, lawsuits and jail time for artist and property owners in "The Mural Capitol of the World" have created a chilling effect on free speech and the 1st amendment right of artistic expression in Los Angeles, states Mike McNeilly. Hundreds of murals have...

2012-02-10 13:00:00

BRUGGE, Belgium, February 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It is no coincidence that Denis De Gloire is shining on Times Square in New York, as he brought an impressive homage in the halls of the Belfry in Bruges, dedicated to the 100th birthday on 28 January of Jackson Pollock, creator of Action Painting, who died in a car crash in 1956. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20120127/507748 ) For this occasion, painter Denis De Gloire, his coach Dan Cornette of...

2012-01-24 11:48:51

As they play with their digital devices and online games, children may unknowingly be making up the kind of democracy we will have tomorrow. That´s one of the challenging perspectives on how the digital age is changing society put forward by John Hartley, of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI) at the Queensland University of technology (QUT) in his new book “Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studies”. While most Australians...

2012-01-17 10:50:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) proudly announces that it has won an international competition to design the Greenland Group Suzhou Center, in Wujiang, China. The 358-meter supertall tower will become the defining visual landmark for both the new Wujiang lakefront development and for the city as a whole. Ross Wimer, SOM Design Director states, "This design is the result of a serious interdisciplinary collaboration in our...

2012-01-01 01:30:00

Art/Trek NYC travels to the far reaches of New York city art neighborhoods in a quest to showcase new and emerging artists in the latest series premiering on NYC Life (Channel 25). Art/Trek NYC has been sponsored by WelcometoCOMPANY.com and premieres January 9, 2012 at 9 p.m. on NYC Media Channel 25. One of the spotlighted artists will be chosen by the public through random interviews to win their first solo exhibitionon the series' final episode. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2011...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annenberg Space for Photography is offering additional programming to enrich the Digital Darkroom exhibit including digital films, which expand on the themes of the exhibit, and the IRIS Nights lecture series, presenting some of the world's leading photographers. Digital Darkroom is a group show featuring the work of 17 artists from the United States, France and the United Kingdom that explores the intersection of art and technology....

2011-12-09 16:33:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opening Feb. 3, 2012, To See as Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection features more than 100 works by 75 important artists, including outstanding paintings by Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, Maurice Prendergast, John Sloan, Edward Hopper, Arthur Dove, Georgia O'Keeffe, Charles Sheeler, Stuart Davis, Jacob Lawrence, Adolf Gottlieb and Robert Motherwell. The exhibition will remain on view through May 6, 2012. The...