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2013-01-16 12:24:13

MUNICH, January 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DLD Arts: Panels and Projects / Guest of Honor: Michelangelo Pistoletto For the ninth time, the DLD Conference takes place from January 20 to 22 in Munich. Starting Monday, January 21, a series of interdisciplinary discussions will be presented by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director of the Serpentine Gallery London. This year the series focus on new projects of collaboration and participation, including Michelangelo Pistoletto,...

2013-01-09 05:02:24

The term "green" now has a new meaning when referring to LED lights. Researchers from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and Perugia University, Italy have discovered the excess blue light emitted from LEDs is causing yellow paint to turn "brown and olive green". Museums like the Musee d'Orsay that have chosen SoLux simulated daylight with minimal amounts of blue light are happy they did. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Investigators for years have known paintings by Van Gogh and...

2013-01-04 16:21:29

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LOVE IS ART encourages couples to express their love and capture it on canvas this valentine's day, all while helping to solve world hunger. Early 2011, artist Jeremy Brown created an art kit that allows couples to safely craft an abstract expressionistic painting while being intimate. What better way to commemorate a perfect Valentine's? LOVE IS ART has been redefining the concept of romantic creativity. Founded by South African-born artist Jeremy...

2012-12-19 12:23:37

ROME, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100,000 people visited Alcantara's "Shape Your Life!" exhibition at Rome's National Museum of 21(st) Century Art during a two-week appearance last month. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121219/DE32347) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO) Developed by a group of eight international designers in cooperation with the museum's MAXXI Architecttura, the exhibition explores lifestyle design concepts for places...

2012-12-07 16:20:14

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After graduating in 1994 from the University of Pittsburgh with a double major in art history and Japanese, Eric Shiner began a one-year internship at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh the week it opened its doors. He went on to become an expert in contemporary Chinese and Japanese art, and in 2008, he received a phone call from the then-director of The Warhol, asking him if he would like to become the Milton Fine Curator of Art. Shiner...

2012-12-03 20:21:14

WASHINGTON , Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service celebrates 12 important modern artists and their works on Forever stamps in early March, 100 years after the groundbreaking Armory Show opened in New York City in 1913, giving many Americans their first look at modern art. Customers may pre-order the Modern Art in America Forever stamps at usps.com/stamps or by phone at 800-Stamp24 (800-782-6724) for delivery a few days following the issuance of the stamps. The dozen...

2012-11-19 08:26:44

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Lambent Foundation (a project of the Tides Center) today announced a two-pronged major relief effort to assist artists and non-profit arts organizations who suffered serious damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. At a special meeting this morning, the Warhol Foundation Board of Directors approved an allocation of $2 million, half to go to affected visual...

2012-11-07 08:25:37

AMSTERDAM, November 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - November 3 - December 15, 2012 Gallery Delaive is proud to announce Sam Francis: Works from the 1950s on paper and canvas. Sam Francis' (1923-1994) career spanned approximately 50 years and includes a staggering amount of paintings, drawings and prints. Influenced by Abstract Expressionism and the works of Clyfford Still and Jackson Pollock, Francis developed a unique style characterized by his sensitivity to light and the use...

2012-10-08 07:22:48

Chuck Close: Works on Paper 1975-2012 from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Monterey Museum of Art's (MMA) presentation of Chuck Close: Works on Paper 1975-2012 from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation, showcases an important private collection that has never before exhibited in its entirety. The Monterey Museum of Art is the exclusive West Coast venue for the...

2012-09-27 02:25:18

LONDON, September 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Event Painting [http://premiereventpainting.com ], is a new and highly fashionable way to capture special, once-in-a-lifetime moments through art. Our artist attends your event and creates an elegant painting that captures the emotions and atmosphere of the day. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120927/564705 ) Although our artists paint many types of events, we specialise in painting weddings. Having...