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Art and Books: Joanne Mattera remembers Joanne Mattera’s new memoir vividly demonstrates how artists’ preoccupations in the studio are rooted in lived experience.

Giant Greta Thunberg Mural Appears in Bristol A giant mural featuring the climate activist Greta Thunberg has appeared in Bristol. On the side of the Tobacco Factory in Bedminster, it has been painted by local street artist Jody. The wall is a popular one. A prime location which features prominently in the popular Upfest street art festival.

Insides Out Insides Out "Listening to the Rain" by Corbett Lee Teter "Red Colonial" by Diane Pribojan "No Us #14" by Mark Keffer "…

The Increasing Importance of Auctions "He explained that there was a large disparity between quality and price in the art market, citing the $31.7 million sale of his own painting Domplatz, Mailand as an example."I found it odd," he said. "I don't think it's so great, although it inspired me to make many other city pictures.

CONstitution: Con Artist Celebrates New Space @ 329 Broome CONstitution: Con Artist Celebrates New Space @ 329 Broome. Celebrate Independence Day 2019 with the artists that make NYC great. Manhattan's favorite artist-run gallery opens the doors of its new 329 Broome Street location. A massive invitational, the exhibition will remain on display until August 1st.

International Art Competition "Nature" International Art Competition "Nature" Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 2nd "Nature" Online Art Competition for the month of July 2019. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work.

F&W Media Bankruptcy Protection UPDATE re SALES of Artist Network, Wet Canvas & North Light Books Update on art-related aspects re. the F&W Bankruptcy and the sale of its Books and Communities Divisions.

Seeking Approval from the Lifestyle Press "… it would be simplistic to portray art's frequently invoked self-will as no more than an economic function.

Caio Locke: Painted Utopian Futures Caio Locke won the Landscape / Cityscape/Seascape Category Award in Jackson's Open Painting Prize 2019 with his futuristic vision of the big smoke: Metropolis London.

Carol Diehl's Art Vent Edward Burtynsky:Essential Elements, Thames and Hudson, October, 2016. Unspoken Spaces: Studio Olafur Eliasson, Thames and Hudson, April 2015. Just Painted, catalogue published by the Reykjavik Art Museum, 2015.

Artists with their Paintings Artists with their paintings - at the BP Portrait Awards Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Apologies Why there is a short interruption in BP Portrait Award posts.

Charlene Von Heyl Charlene Von Heyl Mana Hatta 2017 oil, acrylic, charcoal on linen 82" x 70"

Wholly Different Category "The last of the modernist strategies of motivation is non-composition. It is consciously used in opposition to the three other ones. I would divide it into six subcategories.

Eric N. Mack and Vivian Suter: How to fill a space By Kristen Clevenson / Eric N. Mack's exhibition "Lemme walk across the room" at the Brooklyn Museum and Vivian Suter's eponymous show at Gladstone Gallery are ostensibly similar. Both artists have completely transformed white cube spaces with thoughtfully hung, colorful, unstretched artworks.

Life After Art In order to kill time while waiting for John Waters to take the stage for a Conversation to celebrate the publication of his new book, Mr. Know-It-All, at the Renberg Theatre in Hollywood, I made the mistake of checking my phone. One email awaited me.

Stories About Impossible Decisions Amidst the cold, industrial exterior the warm glow of a murmuring crowd gathered to sip beer and peruse the smaller galleries lining the cavernous warehouse space within the 1275 Minnesota Street gallery of MSP-while claiming spots on the fast-filling bleacher seating.

Solo Exhibition 'Unclaimed Children' at the Trate Studios 'Unclaimed Children' an exhibition from the Canadian artist Trate is showing at Trate Studios in London. Showcasing a series of ethereal portraits, his name is a tongue in cheek reference to the 'trait's he paints in the people he has met.

A Dynamic Balancing of Freedoms and Constraints So I'm beginning with the works by John Balistreri. In the statement posted with his exhibit, Balistreri is careful to point out that the connection between his paintings and ceramic sculptures is symbiotic rather than mimetic, which is to say that the paintings and sculptures are not to be taken as strictly copying each other.

The Very Idea of Composition The very idea of composition is as beleaguered as the brushstroke. "One could explain the current interest in Mitchell's paintings by pointing to patterns of reception and certain theoretical conjunctures that her work suddenly fits into. Her early work, in particular, caters to the resurgent desire for painterly gestures and composition.

Create! Magazine MFA Edition Call for Art Magazine MFA Edition Call for Art. JUROR: Kate Mothes, Founder of Young Space. Kate Mothes is founder and curator of Young Space, an independent, itinerant, online-offline contemporary art platform emphasizing early career and emerging artists.

Mari Meade Dance Collective Mari Meade Dance Collective.

Call for Photographers: Bare Men: The Group Show Call for Photographers: Bare Men: The Group Show. Submissions are now open for the Bare Men: The Group Show exhibit to be held in New York City. ENTER BY: August 10, 2019. Bare Men: The Group Show is a photography exhibition of the male nude curated and presented by Abigail Ekue Photography.

Andrew Thiele presents Moral Compass at Gallery 8 New York Andrew Thiele presents Moral Compass at Gallery 8 New York. Andrew Thiele presents a solo exhibition of new urban, mixed media collage works Moral Compass at Gallery 8, New York. The exhibition of the New York based artist will feature over twenty new large-scale artworks.

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