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Summer Recap!

Print Studio Summer Special We had a very successful summer special, and are continuing our $40 a month rate. Be sure to stop by and check out our newly renovated space! Visit the Print Studio’s page to learn more.   Rust Prints Class Tiffany Hokanson taught a workshop on printmaking with rust. Students enjoyed learning […]

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Visit to San Francisco to Museum of Modern Art and More

Last Friday we went to see the “The Stein’s Collect, Matisse, Picasso and the Parisan Avante-Garde” exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco.  What an amazing show….Gertrude Stein was a pioneer in her writing and also the art she …

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Picasso ‘Treasure Trove’ Revealed by Pierre Le Guennec

PARIS (reposted from the Huffington Post Arts category) — Pablo Picasso almost never stopped creating, leaving thousands of drawings, paintings and sculptures that lure crowds to museums and mansions worldwide. Now, a retired electrician says that 271 of the master’s creations have been sitting for decades in his garage.

Picasso’s heirs are claiming theft, the art world is savoring what appears to be an authentic find, and the workman, who installed burglar alarms for Picasso, is defending what he calls a gift from the most renowned artist of the 20th century.

Picasso’s son and other heirs say they were approached by electrician Pierre Le Guennec in September to authenticate the undocumented art from Picasso’s signature Cubist period.

Instead, they filed a suit for illegal possession of the works – all but alleging theft by a man not known to be among the artist’s friends. Police raided the electrician’s French Riviera

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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #10: Magazine Photo Collage

Those magazine picture clippings you have been saving in a drawer might just mean more than you think. And it’s related to the first installment of the “ten coolest art therapy interventions.” Primary Topic:  …

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