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  • Kay Sekimachi, "Katsura", 1971. Dyed nylon monofilament: 4-layer and tubular weaves on an 8-harness loom, 43 x 15 x 13 in. (109.2 x 38.1 x 3

    DeYoung Museum presents work of artist Kay Sekimachi

    Located in their T.B. Walker Textile Education Gallery, the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco will be presenting the exhibition, “Kay Sekimachi: Student, Teacher, Artist,” beginning this Saturday. The artist Sekimachi, is considered to be a pioneer in the post-World War II fiber art movement, and will...
  • A busy week of new exhibitions at Cantor Center

    A busy week of new exhibitions at Cantor Center

    It has been somewhat of a busy week for the Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, as the museum was set to open four new exhibitions. Actually, one had already opened on April 6th, and two others will be doing the same on the 13th. First up is the exhibition “Blood in the Sugar Bowl...
  • Patrice Covington as Martha Reeves (center) & Cast MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour

    Motown the Musical to premiere in Austin

    Austin, TX - Motown The Musical will premiere in Austin at Bass Concert Hall on April 26, 2016 and will run through May 1st. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight...
  • Floral display by Farmgirl Flowers. Artwork: William Joseph McCloskey, Oranges in Tissue Paper, ca. 1890.

    An exhibition of ceremonial textiles and the return of an annual floral event

    In a three day span beginning this Saturday, the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco is set to open two new exhibitions. One is a presentation of ceremonial cloths, and another is a certain annual event, hosted by the museum. Opening on Saturday April 2, is the exhibition, "the Sumatran Ship Cloth." It...
  • TEMPE, AZ - MARCH 12: A sold out crowd for a game between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Tempe Diablo Sta

    America’s favorite pastime celebrated in new exhibition

    For some people, the arrival of spring means that baseball season is around the corner. And a new exhibition at the Bedford Gallery will be celebrating just that. Titled "Safe at Home: A Short Survey of Baseball Art," this exhibition brings the excitement of baseball through artworks from both local...
  • Westfield is once again celebrating Youth Art Month with the work of public school students displayed at various locations in Westfield and

    Youth Art Month is in downtown Westfield through the end of March

    Westfield is celebrating Youth Art Month, a yearly event that transforms the town into an outdoor strolling art gallery featuring the artwork of nearly 300 students from Westfield’s ten public schools. This year, thirty-four downtown merchants’ windows, the Westfield Memorial Library, and RMC...
  • Learn about the art of neon signs at The Museum Of Neon Art (MONA)

    The Museum Of Neon Art Grand Opening Celebration Saturday Feb 6th, 2016

    On February 6th, 2016 from 7:00-10:00 PM The Museum Of Neon Art (MONA) will be opening the doors to it’s new home! After several moves over the years from Universal City Walk, Grand Hope Park and the Historic Core, MONA is making it’s home permanent in the City of Glendale. MONA was originally...
  • The National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, "Do Re Mi"  Kerstin Anderson as 'Maria Rainer' and the von Trapp children

    The Austin hills will come alive with The Sound of Music

    Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts is proud to announce that audiences in Austin, TX will be among the first to see the national tour of The Sound of Music which will premiere on February 23 – 28, 2016 at Bass Concert Hall. The brand new production of The Sound of Music is...
  • Unicycle

    A conversation with artist and sculptor John Morris

    Australia based artist and sculptor, John Morris graciously took time to answer questions about his fascinating wood sculptures. The striking sculptures give the viewer an insight into the human heart, the intricate frailty of our physical bodies and the magic of fantasy. Morris's wooden works of...
  • "The Capitoline Venus" by Mark Twain first published in 1869.  Kindle Edition 2013

    Political correctness in the art world

    Several classical statues of old Rome’s gods and goddesses, including the celebrated Capitoline Venus, were crated to keep them from the eyes of Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran, who was visiting Italy to seal $18 billion in new business for his country. Because the statuary is undraped, the fear...
  • National Museum of Cultures Mexico city celebrates 50 years

    Mesopatamia comes to the Museo Nacional 50 year anniversary

    The Museo Nacioanl de las Culturas of Mexico city is celebrating 50 years. Opened in 1966 in the old pre-historic section of the Aztecs in the location known as the "Black House" of Moctezuma II. It was established as a one of five National Museums in 1825 by the first President of Mexico. The 5...
  • Feb. 5, 5-9pm

    Carlyle Gibbs: First Friday Art Walk and February Exhibit

    The Butterfield Garage welcomes back Carlyle Gibbs as February’s featured First Friday Exhibit. The new collection of metal, stone and canvas pieces will first be on display the night of Feb. 5, from 5-9pm during the St. Augustine First Friday Art Walk and continue throughout the month. Come meet...
  • Before its unveiling: A glimpse of "Along the Trail" by Donald L. Reed, a sculpture of President Ronald Reagan and his horse El Alamein.

    Donald L. Reed’s “Along the Trail” to be unveiled at Reagan Presidential Library

    The Iowa Caucuses are over and the winners have (finally) been announced. Our nation is now one step closer to electing a new president. Accordingly, with all things presidential at the forefront of the news, and Presidents Day less than two weeks away, a visit to the Ronald Reagan Presidential...
  • Mexico dancing has arrived

    Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

    Ballet Folklorico is a popular entertainment in America where t here are Spanish or Lationo communities. There have even been presentations at the White House of this type of entertainment. It is a combination of the Old Spain style dancing and the New Spain ethnic stories. Many in Mexico enjoy this...
  • The Piermont Flywheel Gallery will be showcasing photographs from several artists.

    Piermont Flywheel Gallery presents Camera Works

    The Piermont Flywheel Gallery in Rockland County, New York, is proud to be showcasing the works of six of the most influential photographers in the Tri-State area from February 18 to March 6, 2016. For the first time all together, these very diverse and very talented photographers will have their...
  • “The Two Cultures” by C. P. Snow, (Reissue Edition 2012

    Crossing the divide between art and science may be dangerous to our health

    On Jan 31, the Berkeley Art Museum offers a show intent on spanning the art-science divide that British scientist/novelist C.P. Snow identified half a century ago as a source of societal problems. Other museums bridging the gap between art and science include the Smart Museum of Art at the...
  • Queen Ann Iris table

    Mosaic artist Jonathan Brown is making his mark across the US

    Jonathan Brown is an award winning mosaic artist whose distinguishing style of intricate detail and innovative concepts have earned his place at the top of his field. From handcrafted wall pieces to water works to furniture to grand scale installations, Brown’s work has captured national attention...
  • Some designers create lamps with artistic, plastic patterns. When the bulbs are on, light creates other patterns.

    Household goods have artistic patterns

    You can see artistic patterns indoors on paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago. You can see artistic patterns outside on sculpture at the DuSable Museum. Outdoors in several, Chicago parks you can see artistic, checkerboard patterns on concrete tables that are convenient for people who want to...
  • Tom Bollinger is a sculptor who has created some very large pieces that have been displayed publicly.

    Artist spotlight: Tom Bollinger

    Tom Bollinger is a sculptor who has produced large scale works that have appeared in public displays such as El Paso, Texas. For the last 15 years Tom has owned and operated Bollinger Atelier, a highly specialized Contemporary art, casting and fabrication studio which produces his work and that of...
  • Eric Freitas' 'Growth & Decay' exhibit headed to Tangent Gallery

    Eric Freitas' 'Growth & Decay' exhibit headed to Tangent Gallery

    Michigan artist, Eric Freitas will be putting on a art exhibition entitled "Growth & Decay" in Detroit at the Tangent Gallery on Saturday, February 6. The exhibit will be built around the unveiling of a giant seven-foot clock titled "Jungers Commission". This will be the only public viewing of...
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