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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...

2011-11-16 14:47:00

ODENTON, Md., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), one of the nation's largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies, has recently opened two new fully decorated models at the Town Center Commons community, the Matisse and Picasso models. Built by NVR's Ryan Homes division, Town Center Commons offers townhome-style condominiums with a 1-car garage, with prices starting in the upper $240's. This low-maintenance community is also within walking distance of the MARC Train...

2011-08-24 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall The Mint Museum will present Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections, a major retrospective of one of America's most preeminent African American artists and foremost collagists. Opening on the centennial of the artist's birth in Charlotte, the city in which he was born, the exhibition is the first of its kind to examine in depth how the South served as a source of inspiration throughout Bearden's career. Encompassing approximately...

2011-08-03 09:09:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design will present 30 Americans, a wide-ranging survey of works by many of the most important African-American contemporary artists of the last three decades. By bringing seminal artistic figures together with younger and emerging artists, the exhibition explores artistic influence across generations and sheds light on issues of racial, sexual and historical identity. Often provocative...

2011-07-25 00:00:27

No one can imitate or even emulate Frida and Diego, but Marosi has blended the masterworks of both in a magical interpretation. Interpretations which evoke the tortured and tragic life of Frida Kahlo, and the immortal paintings of Diego Rivera which bring back to life the ancient civilization of the Aztecs. The resulting compositions are unique to Marosi and fuse Frida's and Diego's vision into totally hypnotic concoctions. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 Frida Kahlo's life was...

2011-07-22 19:38:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heather James Fine Art is pleased to announce its exclusive representation of the estate of renowned American painter Earl Cunningham. The exquisite paintings of Cunningham are from the collection of Marilyn and Michael Mennello, founders of the Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando, Florida. A portion of the proceeds generated from the sale of the paintings will directly benefit the Mennello Museum of American Art endowment. For...

2011-07-21 09:16:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The art web site www.bandagedear.com has surveyed more than 700 Internet users, asking them to rate artworks from one to five stars. The analysis of this data shows that men and women usually agree on art, but there are a few distinct differences. Francois Buchs, co-founder of BandagedEar.com, said, "The survey is made of the 27 most famous artists, each represented by dozens of artworks." He went on to explain, "Some of the discoveries...

2011-07-20 16:39:00

Conservation of Key Works Reveals Beautiful Colors NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A selection of magnificent Northern Renaissance paintings from an often overlooked collection will be on exhibition in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Upper-Level Galleries from September 9, 2011 through February 5, 2012. A Divine Light: Northern Renaissance Paintings from the Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery (M&G) in Greenville, S.C. features 28 paintings from...

2011-06-28 08:15:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The arts community continues to see growing membership and participation at Levine Center for the Arts despite the economic turbulence felt by the city of Charlotte in recent years. The Campaign for Cultural Facilities, which raised the funds for Levine Center for the Arts, was recently awarded the Association of Fundraising Professionals' 2011 Award for Excellence in Fundraising. Levine Center for the Arts comprises four arts and culture...

2011-06-17 17:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design will present Chris Martin: Painting Big, Martin's first one-artist museum exhibition and the first exhibition of his work in Washington, D.C. Spanning three spaces in the Gallery, the exhibition includes large-scale paintings commissioned for the Corcoran's Atrium, a focused selection of work from the past nine years, and in the Corcoran's Rotunda through August 28, a...