Richard Lack Lecture Gary Christensen will be conducting an overview of the Classical Realist painter Richard Lack, his life and artworks. The lecture will begin in 1943 when Lack was fifteen and continue through his last series of paintings in 1998. Lack was a master of all genres: portraiture, still life and florals, landscapes, interior and outdoor genre, etching, pastels, and imaginative paintings.
Work added to the ARC Live Exhibition. About the work, Vanessa Lemen says: “Letters To A Young Poet was inspired by the book with the same title by Ranier Maria Rilke. The painting evolved from an abstract vision using meditative marks and an exploration of what I felt was an important overall message resounding throughout the pages. I found myself coming back to this excerpt as a key source of inspiration for the painting:
David Bowers Article in FAC - ARC Living Master™ David Bowers has recently had an article published in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. “I am often inspired by an image that I see and my painting materializes from that image. It will often morph into so much more.” To view the article, please click here: http://www.fineartconnoisseur.com/pages/22572775.php
Fragonard – Drawing Triumphant http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/events.php This exhibition celebrates Fragonard’s achievements as a master draftsman. Among the 100 works on paper on view, nearly half are from private collections, some of which are being shown publicly for the first time. The exhibition provides a rare opportunity to see well-loved masterpieces alongside new discoveries and works that have long been out of the public eye.
Charles Gleyre - The reformed romantic France has never devoted a solo exhibition to Charles Gleyre. He was a major figure in academy painting in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century. Fresh interpretations of his work, including first and foremost the psychoanalytical analysis published by Michel Thevoz in 1980, have uncovered the fascinating contradictions of both the artist and his work.
Capturing Realism 2015 Pauly Friedman Art Gallery – Misericordia University – 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 Ani Art Academies are excited to announce the upcoming academy-wide exhibition, Capturing Realism 2015. 17 years since its inception, the wildly popular biennial event will bring together Ani Art Academies’ artists from multiple countries around the globe.
Nature and the American Vision http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/events.php Nature and the American Vision is a landmark exhibition featuring nearly fifty masterpieces from the New-York Historical Society’s acclaimed collection of landscape paintings, the most revered in the country.
Whistler in Paris, London, and Venice http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/events.php Michael Erhart (1469-1522) "Ravensburg Madonna of Mercy" Painted wood 1480 http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/events.php This exhibition examines one of the most celebrated artists of the 19th century through the lens of three of his earliest and most innovative sets of etchings, the so-called French, Thames, and Venice Sets. Each set is representative of an important period in Whistler’s life: as a student in…