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2013-08-30 23:28:58

Long Island artist Colin Goldberg has been awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. His artwork, which explores the intersection of technology and abstraction, has been exhibited at museums, galleries and art fairs across the United States. Orient, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Long Island artist Colin Goldberg (b.1971, Bronx NY) has been awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Grants are awarded to professional visual...

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2011-06-30 06:04:16

According to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, American artist Jackson Pollock's paintings do not defy the laws of physics. The researchers from Boston College and Harvard believe Pollock was an intuitive master of laws that govern the flow of liquids under gravity. "In order to understand what is taking place with Pollock, it's essential to understand the laws of physics and the dynamics at play under the laws of gravity," Claude Cernuschi, a professor of art history at Boston...

2010-11-17 15:19:00

App Showcases 60 Works of Art Drawn from Major Exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, with Video, Audio, and Archival Photographs, and More NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York, on view at The Museum of Modern Art through April 25, 2011, MoMA announces a free application for the Apple iPad, now available through the App Store. The Ab Ex NY App utilizes the technological capabilities of the iPad to foster...


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  • A spider.
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