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Archive for June 2012

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Amy Arbus at The Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown

‘After Images’ is an evocation of classic paintings by Picasso, Modigliani, Schiele, and Ingres to which Arbus brings her own style and originality. "In emulating these paintings”, says Arbus,” The challenge for me has been to use much softer lighting than I have in the past and to figure out how to represent the sloped shoulders, elongated…

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"Craig Blacklock's Lake Superior" at Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Craig Blacklock's large format photographs capture the space and beauty of the Lake Superior region's environment. Blacklock has published seventeen books including: The Lake Superior Images; Minnesota's North Shore; and A Voice Within: The Lake Superior Nudes. Also, Blacklock is a conservationist, co-founding the Blacklock Nature Sanctuary, and helping establish the Lake Superior Water Trail of Minnesota. Currently, Blacklock is a Senior Fellow at the…

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Michael Beck "Notes to Self" New Paintings at Lora Schlesinger Gallery

"The objects I choose are ordinary, out of use, out-dated remnants of our culture. I like to think of them as archaeological finds. Their oddness is meant to create a sense of confusion or question. A person finding a never-before-seen object on an archaeological dig might feel that same sensation. Each object is presented straight…

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Ulysses suite by Robert Motherwell

"I thought you might enjoy seeing the attached photo. It is the entire Ulysses suite by Robert Motherwell in your frames: very beautiful, a perfect complement to the works. Motherwell was commissioned to do this suite of prints to complement a beautiful hand-printed text of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Thanks," Jerald  Motherwell counted Irish author, James Joyce, as…

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"From Alice to Zeus: The Art of John Rocco" at the Orlando Museum of Art

John Rocco is an award winning author and illustrator of children's picture books. The show will include examples of the cover art Rocco created for the bestselling Percy Jackson series and the Kane Chronicles as well as a selection of illustrations from his popular children’s books  Blackout, Moonpowder, Wolf! Wolf! and Fu Finds the Way. This…

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