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2014-03-03 12:24:15

Opening May 3, "An American in London: Whistler and the Thames" is First Major Exhibition of Whistler's Influential Early London Period WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "An American in London: Whistler and the Thames," opening May 3 at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, is the first major exhibition ever devoted to American artist James McNeill Whistler's early period in London, and it is the largest U.S. display of his work in almost 20 years. The...

2014-01-08 04:20:51

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 8, 2014, The United States International Artists Association (USIAA) officially issued its list of the Top 10 Influential Artists of Contemporary Ink Painting in China for 2014, which includes the contemporary ink painting masters with the most artistic influence in China, and provides a specific benchmark for reference for the development of China's contemporary art market. The honorees on this list are as follows: HUANG YONGYU,...

2008-06-22 12:00:05

By Souren Melikian Nothing is less universal than art, contrary to a widespread conviction rooted in French 18th-century ideas about the equality of all men and the assumed analogy of all that mankind strives to achieve. Some of those who cling to that long cherished notion may see things otherwise after viewing the illuminating show "How to Read Chinese Paintings," on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until Aug. 1. And should they still question the existence of a fundamental...

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