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More than 40 paintings and drawings from collections around the country celebrate the life and achievement of this artist. See where and when in this preview.
Festival judge and artist CW Mundy tells us, “All works were judged based on the foundational truths of the science of painting — drawing, design, value, color, edges, paint manipulation, with variety and unity in each of those disciplines.”
An exhibition at a regional museum is a marketing coup — but how does it happen?
Despite a language barrier, Jolyn Wells-Moran brings concepts such as perspective, composition, color, and values to young artists who crave the opportunity to paint.
If you’ve ever wanted to understand the mindset of an art collector, you’ll want to listen to this fascinating conversation with the Chairman of the Salmagundi Club.
What happens when an artist randomly paints in a place where folks generally have never witnessed it?
Read a recap of the 7th Annual “Plein Air for the Park,” and see the list of winners from this year’s event.
Quite frankly, these elements are the glue that holds every good painting together and, conversely, is the reason some paintings fall apart!
The story starts with a demo Donald Neff did for the Society of Western Artists in San Bruno, California. He never thought that, just hours later, he would discover a new painting technique not heard of before.
Learn how one artist created a group show that grew to include more than 100 works of art (and see where you can view them in person).
Hear about Christensen’s major breakthrough, his reflections on how to reframe your thinking, and more.
In case you missed it: An art conservator made waves around the art world after she alerted curators that, as she examined Vincent van Gogh’s 1889 “Olive Trees” with a microscope, she had found something extraordinary.