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2011-03-19 00:00:29

RIVERA & RIVERA is pleased to present GoodManBadMan, a solo show of portrait paintings and sculpture by American artist Ray Turner, curated by Peter Frank. The gallery's inaugural opening reception will take place from 6:30 to 9:30PM on Saturday, March 19, 2011. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2011 RIVERA & RIVERA is pleased to present a solo show of portrait paintings and sculpture by American artist Ray Turner. The opening reception will take place from 6:30 to 9:30PM on...

2011-03-09 03:05:00

BRISBANE, Australia, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's most important collections of surrealist art will be shown at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Brisbane, Australia this year. Queensland Art Gallery Director Tony Ellwood said Paris's renowned Centre Pompidou would loan the core of its surrealist collection for 'Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams,' a major survey exhibition showing from June 11 to October 2, 2011. "The exhibition will include 180 paintings,...

2011-02-17 00:00:46

"Notable Women of the Southwest" tours takes you through the pristine wildlands of northern NM, including Taos Pueblo, Abiquiu, and Santa Fe, where you will experience O'Keeffe country and see what life was like for the sophisticated yet tough women who carved out remarkable existences in the Wild West. Featuring famed Native pottery artist Maria Martinez, one of America's finest painters of the 20th Century, Georgia O'Keeffe, and East Coast heiress Mabel Dodge Luhan, who hosted the likes of...

2010-12-17 08:05:00

AMSTERDAM, December 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Saturday, December 18, 2010 - Saturday, February 18, 2011 - Opening Reception Saturday, December 18th, From 4 pm. Gallery Delaive is pleased to present this special selection of paintings by Sam Francis. Gallery Delaive was able to acquire a private collection of 10 early works from Francis, painted in 1946, 1947 and 1948 in California. These works have never been shown to the public. The provenance is the first wife of...

2010-12-15 04:00:00

New exhibition features works by three of the most influential artists of the twentieth century MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Monterey Museum of Art proudly presents Miro, Matisse & Picasso: Celebrating Color and Line, an exhibition of works on paper by three masterful artists of the twentieth century. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101215/DC12764) Miro, Matisse & Picasso: Celebrating Color and Line features a variety of prints from...

2010-11-09 09:42:00

ZIONSVILLE, Ind., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Watts Fine Art (www.wattsfineart.com) announced today an exhibition of more than 20 new works by internationally renowned artist Roseta Santiago. The exhibition, "Vestige," will be showcased at Watts Fine Art Nov. 12 through 27. Santiago will be at the gallery in-person on Friday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 9 p.m. to kick-off the exhibition. She also will be at the gallery on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign copies of her book,...

2010-11-08 14:00:00

First Major U.S. Museum Exhibition of Sonia Delaunay's Work in 30 Years NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will present the exhibition "Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay," from March 18, 2011, to June 5, 2011. Organized by Susan Brown, assistant curator, and Matilda McQuaid, deputy curatorial director, the exhibition will feature Sonia Delaunay's designs for textiles and fashion in the 1920s through...

2010-08-18 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Museum of Women in the Arts announces Lois Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color, the first major retrospective surveying Jones' diverse subjects and styles, on view October 9, 2010, through January 9, 2011. The exhibition of more than 70 works begins with the sketches and designs Lois Mailou Jones (1905-1998) created during the Harlem Renaissance. After graduating in 1927 from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Jones...

2010-06-03 12:38:00

July 3-September 12, 2010 WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, the Corcoran Gallery of Art will present Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, the first-ever survey to examine the artist's extensive and groundbreaking work in the field of printmaking. With more than 100 finished works - two new and never-before-exhibited - grids, and proofs on display, the exhibition reveals the experimentation and processes that drive this innovative American artist. Chuck...

2010-06-02 16:46:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Mexico's Bicentennial, the Ford Amphitheatre brings you this summer Frida, A New Look by Gregorio Luke Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12 at 8 p.m. Luke's presentation explores every aspect of Frida's life, from the way she dressed and decorated her surroundings to the way these objects re-appear in her paintings and become part of her artistic language. Recently discovered color photographs and film clips will be...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.