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Art, Culture and Relevance

There are some who say art has no relevance today. That it should not be taught or studied because it doesn’t not directly correlate to a job in a competitive market. For these individuals art is nothing more than decoration … Continue reading

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How will Detroit Institute of Art fare after bankruptcy

An article from Fine Art Connoisseur. http://www.fineartconnoisseur.com/How-Will-DIA-Collection-Fare-After-Detroit-s-Bankr/16899453 Frederic E. Church, “Cotopaxi,” 1862, oil on canvas, 48 x 85 in. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase How Will DIA Collection Fare After Detroit’s Bankruptcy? Jeffrey Carlson Reporting Contributing Editor, Fine … Continue reading

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Return of Stolen art from WWII

In France, A Renewed Push To Return Art Looted By Nazis by ELEANOR BEARDSLEY May 08, 201311:37 AM Listen to the Story All Things Considered 5 min 52 sec Playlist Download Transcript American Thomas Selldorff and Austrian art historian Sophie Lillie, … Continue reading

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The Banishment of Beauty part 2

Here is part 2 of Scott’s film.  

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The Banishment of Beauty

An interesting film by Scott Burdick.  

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Healing through Plein Air

Here is an interesting article I ran across on Plein Air Magazine’s site. http://www.outdoorpainter.com/news/healing-through-plein-air-painting.html Healing Through Plein Air Painting Written by  Bob Bahr Pochade boxes made for the soldiers … and, evidently, some issues of one of the organizer’s favorite … Continue reading

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Mountain Sketches

A couple of sketches from a recent trip to North Georgia and Western North Carolina.                              

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Local Color

The trailer for Local Color. It is loosely based on the journey of the writer and director George Gallo.

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Howard Pyle Documentary

Here is some information on the PBS documentary, Howard Pyle and the Illustrated Story. http://www.howardpyledvd.com/ Draw Attention – 46 minutes that captivate and motivate   With a total run time of 46 minutes, this fast-paced documentary was designed  specifically for … Continue reading

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NC Wyeth Exhibit at the Farnsworth Art Museum.

Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum. April 27, 2013 – December 29, 2013 Wyeth Center The exhibition, based on the holdings of the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is composed of … Continue reading

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