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Thiebaud remembers: California, the art world is crying for a giant

The backlash continued to flow from California and the art world after Wayne Thiebaud’s death. The luminary artist whose iconic works, from brightly colored clothing to city streets and winding landscapes, celebrated the everyday and who dedicated his life to teaching a new generation of artists died on Christmas Day in his home of Sacramento. […]

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Greene County Painter Ventures Into The World Of Calendar Art | News

Artist Jean Corwin was apparently born with a brush in her hand. “She never puts her brush down,” Corwin’s husband Chuck said. Indeed, it is difficult to imagine that Corwin does anything other than create. The 73-year-old artist paints commissions, paints for fun, and teaches painting classes every month at the Warrior Schoolhouse in Fordyce. […]

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Here’s a last-minute guide to what art experiences to offer – No delivery required! – Just in case you are in a hurry

Welcome to 12 Days of Artmas, our new non-denominational holiday extravaganza – an Advent calendar with gift ideas and stories for art lovers of all stripes, every day until December 24. Still looking for the perfect gift? You’re in luck: we’ve got art (and art-adjacent) experiences for everyone on your list, and you can gift […]

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Widdlytinks offers great farm gathering sign and other types of wall signs

Widdlytinks, a company that offers custom wall signs, offers different types of large farmhouse wall signs that can be used to decorate blank walls. An example of such farm signs is the Modern Farmhouse Gather Sign, which allows people to celebrate the establishment of a family and can accommodate guests to come together in a […]

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2 urban luxury hotels to showcase Bengal ethnic arts and crafts this Christmas celebration

This Christmas, two luxury hotels in the city will focus on portraying Bengal ethnic arts and crafts using shola, patachitra art and hand-woven ethnic napkins in front of its guests and visitors. ITC Sonar installed a shola Christmas tree in place of the traditional pine or fir, which is a unique amalgamation of traditional shola […]

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The Chicano art movement has lost two giants: commentary

Someone much wiser than I once said, “We’ve been burying too many good people lately. The late November and early December were devastating for the art world as we lost two of the giants of the Chicano art movement and I lost two close personal friends (as well as my beloved mother, Mary Isabelle Revello, […]

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The best gifts art insiders have ever given, from a revered antique painting to a sassy hat

Welcome to 12 Days of Artmas, our new non-denominational holiday extravaganza – an Advent calendar with gift ideas and stories for art lovers of all stripes, every day until December 24. To inspire your search for the perfect gift, we asked the art world what inspired gifts they are most proud to have given. Here […]

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These frescoes broke the conventions of Italian art

When visitors gaze at the ceiling of the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, Italy, they often suddenly fall silent. Above are painted the golden stars and the enchanting blue sky of a paradise imagined by Renaissance artist Giotto di Bondone. But an equally sublime story, in the midst of the Christmas season, can be found when […]

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Glamorous Ladies of Art Party in Houston for the love of contemporary art

WIt’s a glamorous herd that climbed into Tootsies at a recent party in anticipation of the Museum of Contemporary Art Houston Another Great Night (AGN), which is slated for February 2, 2022. Tootsies is the underwriter of the sale at luxury detail of the next fundraiser and through this partnership brings a wealth of luxury […]

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Perfect the Art of Giving this Holiday Season by Giving Giving Reality

The seasonal serenade of bells belonging to Salvation Army hostesses serves as an annual reminder to be given to those less fortunate. As we go back and forth to stores avoiding contact with hostesses, we take a mental note of guiltily adding “check pantry and cupboards for donations” to our endless to-do lists. And while […]