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Art vs. celebrity

Contemporary art so often makes me pleased that the greatest existential questions I face as an artist often come down to: “Do I dare to paint a peach?” This is a nicely balanced story about a performance artist who is something like a less-ironic Warhol for our time, and it appeared on the front page […]

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The rubber army, or, performance art saves lives

From The Atlantic, how performance art, essentially, helped save lives in World War II. Talk about art mattering.

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CCC Announces the 2013 Opening of Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century

Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century

Clatsop Community College is proud to announce that the artwork selected for the seventh annual international competition Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century is on display at CCC’s Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR. The Au Naturel exhibit will run from February 21st through March 28th, 2013.

 

The CCC Art Center Gallery will host a reception honoring the selected artists on Thursday, March 7th at 6:00 pm. This year’s juror, Clint Brown, will be present to give a gallery talk. Awards to be announced at the reception include cash prizes, purchase awards, a solo show award to be held during the 2013-2014 exhibition season, and a select number of workshop awards. The Bridgewater Bistro and Clemente’s Restaurant are generously providing hors d’oeuvres for the event, and Erikson Floral Company is generously providing flowers. A No-Host Post-Reception party at the Astoria Coffeehouse and Bistro, at

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Wall Street Occupennial – Report from HuffPost Arts

For the past 3 weeks Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has shaken up our nation in what one protester called a “protest movement not seen in America since the 1960s.” Having gained support from veterans and students alike, OWS is now reaching out to artists to contribute to the massive momentum.

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Sending An Arts Message to the President

Penny Ross eyed my “I Wish to Say” office from across the room and I beckoned her over and invited her to dictate a postcard to the President. It was early in the morning at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in San Diego, and Ms. Ross clearly had something to say. She started […]

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SOAR Welcomes Art Workshops by the Sea to the Art Education category!

Art Workshops by the Sea

Art Workshops By The Sea offers immersion opportunities in Modern, Contemporary & Traditional Art Classes. Affordable small class sizes allow artists and curious individuals the opportunity to develop their ideas, vision and skills by bringing them together with today’s top teaching artists from around the world in an environment that is uniquely inspiring.

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