From the Criterion website, Scorsese on Powell and Pressburger’s The Red Shoes, with some comments that could apply to art in general: I’ve said and written so much about this picture over the years; for me it’s always been one of the very greatest ever made, and every time I go back to look at […]
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Powerful and simple street art from Fast Company. It would be creepier and more effective if we didn’t know who did it. Banksy must wish he’d thought of it.
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This would be cool. Fragonard in the subway; Sisley riding on top of cabs. Not that it will ever happen. From Fast Company.
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Inside her loft, artist Terri Chiao has built a great place for fellow artists, or anyone else, to stay for $118 a night, and it’s in Brooklyn, no less. A fort and a treehouse. What could be better?
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Food to raise money for British museums at The Guardian.
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Grace Benedict, originally from Canada, and now residing on the Gulf Coast, will visit Clatsop Community College to present a workshop entitled “Design and Figure Drawing” on March 7, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Drawing and Painting Studio, Room 112, 1799 Lexington in Astoria, OR. The workshop will overlap the timeframe of the Winter Term life drawing class, but limited spaces are available to the public for a fee of $25. Please contact Kristin Shauck at 503-338-2472 for registration information and a materials list.
Selected by juror Clint Brown to exhibit in the 2013 Au Naturel exhibit, Benedict was chosen for a special workshop award. In addition to this workshop, RiverSea Gallery will exhibit recent drawings based on the figure that showcase Benedict’s color and design sensibility. Please join the artist for the gallery reception on Saturday March 8, from 5:00
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At Vanity Fair, Chuck Close says he wants to humanize the stars. Finally. No longer must I click to Guess My Face Without Makeup or the mug shots at www.thesmokinggun.com for a full dose of celebrity humanity. It used to be I could rely on my daughter, Christin, to endear me to famous actors, back when she […]
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