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2014-09-16 08:27:04

Artist and author Marcia Gloster Ammeen recounts her 'Story of Seduction' 50 years later VERONA, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "As his eyes met mine, I felt a sudden, powerful sensation wash over me. I saw him in a flash of white light and knew that image would be engraved in my memory forever." - Marcia Gloster, author of 31 Days: A Memoir of Seduction. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146184 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146185 That...

2014-09-03 23:09:03

Launched from an idea and a tweet, and driven by attendee desires not sponsorship dollars, HRevolution provides new thinking and off-the-wall sessions designed for forward-thinking HR leaders. And it is coming to Grapevine, Texas on November 8, 2014. Grapevine, Texas (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Symbolist headquarters at 1090 Texan Trail in Grapevine will be the site of the 6th HRevolution event this coming November 8th. 100 attendees (limited to be sure true connections occur) will gather...

2014-06-19 23:15:03

Wolbers Solvent Gels™ are ready to use cleaning agents that remove soils and aged varnishes from fine art surfaces. Gels are available with six different polarities, allowing the conservator to create cleaning properties specific to each work of art. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Polysciences, Inc., through a collaborative partnership with ProTech-Art LLC (formed by professors Richard Wolbers and Anthony Lagalante), has developed a series of Solvent Gels for cleaning fine art....

2014-06-11 12:32:13

Offering Elegant Window Options for the Home and Office PENSACOLA, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorized drapery systems no longer need an unattractive track. Nor do they need unsightly wires and motor boxes. QMotion Advanced Shading Systems has developed the industry's first - and only -track-less motorized drapery rod. The next generation of motorized window fashions now adds seamless elegance to any residential or commercial space. The new wireless drapery rod goes...

2014-05-14 23:14:43

During the month of May, the Shade Gallery, in the monOrchid complex is exhibiting original abstract artwork by 2 local female artists. The show is entitled "Contrast", in recognition of the artists' differing approach to abstraction. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Many believed and even declared the death of abstraction nearly 40 years ago, but artists like Bela Fidel prove that it is alive and flourishing. “Contrast” is a juxtaposition of the abstract work of Bela...

2014-05-14 08:34:17

WILMINGTON, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's an everyday fact of life that many people tend to categorize others based on their appearance. For example, someone wearing glasses is often perceived as being smarter. Someone wearing a suit can be viewed as fashionable. Someone wearing jeans may be labeled as laid back. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87488 For better or for worse, the perceived link between appearance and positive public perceptions is what social...

2014-05-12 08:28:20

Twenty-five of the world's premier collections of impressionist art are featured in a new article on Best Liberal Arts Colleges' free web guide PHILADELPHIA, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's 25 most outstanding collections of impressionist art are named in a new article on the educational website Best Liberal Arts Colleges. "The 25 Most Amazing Collections of Impressionist Painting and Sculpture" features notable art galleries across the globe, including private and public...

2014-05-08 20:23:51

Foundation Donates "Hitler Album No. 6" to Archives CULVER CITY, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony today at the U.S. National Archives in Washington, D.C., Monuments Men Foundation Founder and Chairman Robert Edsel donated "Hitler Album No. 6" to the Archive, reuniting it with 39 other "Hitler Albums" recovered at the end of World War II. Chief Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero, accepted the album from the foundation and Monuments Man Harry Ettlinger....

2014-04-21 12:25:08

Two Diverse Talents Converge at Markowicz Fine Art MIAMI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markowicz Fine Art, located in the heart of the Miami Design District, debuted a new exhibit, "Trompe le Monde", with an opening cocktail reception on Thursday, April 17th. The exhibit showcased the unique and divergent styles of Olivier Haligon and Steven Gagnon. "Trompe le Monde" extols diversity, contrasting the simplicity and purity of the abstract in Haligon's objects with the content-driven...

2014-03-10 23:23:32

Chiu-Ti Jansen interviewed Philip Tinari, curator of the 2014 Armory Show CHINA FOCUS, in her blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for Sotheby’s International. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen interviewed Philip Tinari, curator of the 2014 Armory Show CHINA FOCUS and Director of The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (UCCA), in her blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for Sotheby’s International. Titled “The...


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