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Provincetown and the Outer Cape have a long history of painting. The artist’s colony there is over 100 years old, and perhaps the oldest in the U.S. As with such places, there are certain subjects or motifs that are painted many times over the years by many artists. There is also a great deal of…

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What began as a trek through the woods towards Fairy Beach, with canned chairs atop the heads of her children, fusing the paths of two wellie-wearing women … Amy Rockett-Todd met Antonia Small on that rocky beach the summer of 2012. As Jack, Antonia’s jack Russell,perched himself atop a nearby rock, the two discovered they were both…

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  Blake Leigh is our first BFA framing award winner. Providing professional framing advice to art students has been a long term goal of ours. In order to better understand how to accomplish this Metroframe has established a BFA framing award at the University of Minnesota.  Our goal is to help students understand the basics of…

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‘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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