Archive for the ‘Paintings’ Category

Maud Durland is an award-winning Portland, Oregon watercolorist who captures her motifs in a figurative and contemporary style. She is known for her calming renderings of landscapes and she also paints a variety of other subjects. Light and shadow are essential components in her paintings.

ICELAND ART FESTIVAL STAGED BY POLISH GALLERIES This summer Poland’s commercial galleries Raster and Foksal Foundation will stage a one-off arts festival in Iceland. “Villa Reykjavík” will take place in the capital from July 9 through 31, 2010, bringing together 13 galleries from across Europe. The festival is an extension of the “Villa Warsaw” event staged [...]

FRIDA KAHLO RETROSPECTIVE IN BERLIN Born in Coyoacán, Mexico City, Frida Kahlo is one of the great identification figures of Latin American art. She stands out as one of the most famous female artists of the first half of the 20th century. Injured in a traffic accident on 17 September 1925 Frida Kahlo spent the [...]

Two adjectives describe Brazilian artist Julian Gallasch’s work, eclectic and awesome. Here are some samples…

Arabella Proffer is a painter, designer, and co-founder of an indie label called Elephant Stone Records. Her loose narrative themes revolve around a fascination with punk rock, aristocrats, Renaissance fashions, aging socialites, pre-code cinema, gothic divas and rock ‘n’ roll groupies.

Expected to sell for $90 million at Christie’s landmark Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 4th in New York, is Picasso’s painting, Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust(above) dated 1932. It is from the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody of real estate fame. The Brody collection boasts a wealth of master works by the “towering figures [...]

NO TWEET SEATS West Yorkshire Playhouse has decided against letting patrons use internet message service Twitter on their mobile phones at the back of the auditorium during some performances.


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