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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...

2011-05-19 14:46:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Penny Worley Auctioneers (www.worleyauctioneers.com) announces the online auction of corporate art collection from Coral Gables, Fla., according to Jerry Jenkins. "All the assets will sell to the highest bidders during this online auction," Jenkins said. "We have over 1,200 lots of items up for bids, including a corporate art collection, high-end furniture and interior decor pieces." Jenkins noted that a large original acrylic on canvas...

2011-05-10 14:37:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 100 art museums across North America will offer free or reduced admission, special programs, or other initiatives as part of their celebrations of Art Museum Day on May 18, 2011. These museums--all members of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), and located across the United States, Canada, and Mexico--include smaller regional museums as well as leading international institutions. AAMD's Art Museum Day coincides with...

2011-04-22 17:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) proudly presents "From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden," a traveling exhibition that is part of a national centennial celebration of Bearden, an American artist of African American descent who is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented and original visual artists of the twentieth century. The exhibition, organized by the Romare Bearden Foundation, includes over 85...

2011-04-13 11:14:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending 25 years building their reputation as British Art Dealers in America, in March of this year Waterhouse & Dodd opened their first gallery in New York. For their first solo exhibition they will present the celebrated British abstract artist, Trevor Bell. The parallels are striking - as a long term Florida resident Bell developed the reputation of an important British abstract artist in America, yet surprisingly, at the grand age of...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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