By: Amy Haddad
Edgar Degas, “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen.”
Many consider Edgar Degas an Impressionist artist—a painter of modern life. That he was, though different than some of his contemporaries. He called himself a “Realist.” Rather than painting plein air landscapes, using color, light and shade to capture fleeting moments, as Monet and other Impressionists famously did, Degas captured everyday movements in the theater, at the ballet or the cafés he frequente... [more]
My work deals with the perception of spaces. Since my early years I have always scanned the atmosphere as soon as I entered a space. Many people unconsciously and automatically do the same. I am conscious of this scanning and therefore the atmosphere reverberates in me. I always position myself in a space in such a way that I feel safe and that I am able to read the environment.
My paintings are like gates, openings and cracks, they are doors to another reality. These are the physical exits to... [more]
Although these images hang motionless, juxtaposed between a memory and a dream where time is no longer a destructive force; ambiguity of form and an amalgam of colliding energies help create an exaltation that seems to celebrate impermanence rather than lament it. These images speak of more than the transient nature of life and emanate it’s inexplicable wonder. [more]
Amir H. Fallah’s portraits resemble the site of an archaeological dig. When Howard Carter discovered King Tut’s tomb, the young pharaoh’s body was wrapped in shrouds with his material possessions painstakingly arranged around him. Likewise, Fallah incorporates everyday objects from a subject’s home into ornate, unconventional portraits that obscure the figure’s face, finding profound connections in the seemingly mundane and charm in the ugly. It’s not coincidental t... [more]
September 10 – October 25, 2015
The Athenaeum Invitational Opening Reception
Sunday, September 13 from 4 to 6.
Inspired by Cole Porter’s classic, ‘Don’t Fence Me In,’ over thirty local artists created works that were accepted into the first Athenaeum Invitational. Eight artists who have previously exhibited in the Athenaeum Gallery were invited to create a work for the show, one of which will be selected for a $1500 prize. One of the regional artists... [more]
Dear artist direction the Association invites participation
The 12th edition of the international painting
see below communication.
12th EDITION INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF PAINTING
Open to Italian and foreign artists with no age limit with the following categories:
Oil, acrylic, watercolor, graphics, Digital - Art Mixed techniques
all categories compete for the ultimate prize - Following the success achieved in 2014 It will be back with th... [more]
The Secret Art Sale Exhibition has been popping up all over the place lately: we reported from Art Dubai on the RCA's Secret Dubai and the democratizing power of the anonymous auction.
Now London's Fold Gallery in partnership with social art enterprise Artbox are hosting a summer inspired secret postcard sale. Starting August 20 and running for a week, Artbox London has taken the RCA format—exhibiting the work of 30 artists with learning disabilities alongside internationally acclaimed names. The funds rai... [more]
Evento in concomitanza con la 56^ Biennale di Venezia - "Il grande canale della pace" esposizione in collettiva -curatore Gregorio Tossi - Acaf-Artemisia Gallery invia per conoscenza - Il Grande canale della Pace è un progetto internazionale che ha l'obiettivo di dare voce all'arte di tutto il mondo contro la guerra. L'iniziativa nasce a Venezia, il Canal Grande dell'arte universale e da lì si propagherà in Europa e nel Mondo. L'evento in concomitanza con la 56^ Biennale di Vene... [more]
Il 9 maggio 2015 è stato inaugurato a Palazzo Bollani – in Venezia, il grande e importante evento “Il Grande Canale della Pace”, un’esposizione in concomitanza con la 56^ Biennale d’Arte. In occasione di questa manifestazione, il curatore, Gregorio Rossi, ha scelto un cospicuo numero di artisti da presentare al pubblico internazionale, fra essi nove sono stati presentati da ACAF-Artemisia Gallery di Bergamo.
Nell’ingresso del Palazzo, sulla parete destra, si può ammirare... [more]
BEST BET! Including: Robert Brady, Margaret Niven, Richard Whittaker, Susan Hyde Greene and Anne Marchand.
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Exhibition Party, Aug 22, 5:00- 8:00pm
Aug 18- Sept 5, 2015Green Chalk Contempory616 Lighthouse Ave, New Monterey, CAContact: Gail Ennsgreenchalkcontemporary.... [more]
YOU PEOPLE by johnwilkes The Fairman Family at ARTHOUSE1
August 1st - August 28th
It isn’t often that you get the chance to look into the workings of a family of artists over three generations, laying themselves open to scrutiny and speculation on their relationships. With the age of the artists ranging from the mature seventies to the youthful twenties, the work is bound to be wildly diversified; from the skilled and honed creativity of one generation to the enthusiastic optimism of another, with all sharing a dedication to, and love of, the arts, each exploring and de... [more]
Here's a taste of what's in Carpazine September/October. Carpazine Underground Art magazine featuring: Jesse Mosher: Punk Art, A.R.D: Hardcore since 1984, Ear and There: Be a part of this worldwide phenomenon, Matthew Lineham: New Wave Saints, Stax Museum: Stax: Visions of Soul, Street Artist: Sath, Muskga: The revival of guitars with substance, Leigh de Vries: Strange, Manoush and many more!