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500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

Video with Music: Bach’s Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 performed by Yo-Yo Ma. Nominated as Most Creative Video 2nd Annual YouTube Awards. Shared by artist Katharine Gracey.

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Calls for Artists: New opportunities listed

Callforentry.org Calls to Artists

This list of calls has been edited to include only opportunities open to artists residing in Oregon (with one for our neighbors in Northern California and S. Oregon artists who may also qualify), and includes a wide range of artistic disciplines and other criteria. Women, Photographers, fine art crafters/ artisans, fine metalworkers, traditional and polymer clay artists, colored pencil artists, jewelry makers, serious nude painters, installation artists and more will find state and national opportunities here, some with short deadlines, others extending into 2012 with more time to prepare. Please take a look at all of them so you don’t miss an opportunity for which your work qualifies!

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500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art (VIDEO)

500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art (VIDEO).

New to us at HuffPost Arts, Philip Scott Johnson‘s “500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art” is intriguing in its ability to trace how representations of women have changed throughout art’s history. Watch as Johnson delicately weaves together famous portraits to show what traits and characterisitcs of the female figure have been deemed ‘ideal’ from epoch to epoch. See this list for all the paintings used in the video.

Women In Art from Philip Scott Johnson on Vimeo.

Calls for Artists from Woman-Made Gallery

Woman Made Gallery Chicago Calls for Art

This is a call for entries for Woman Made Gallery’s upcoming group exhibitions, open to female artists or as indicated in the guidelines from anywhere in the world. All shows are juried by professionals whose involvement brings new and challenging perspectives to the exhibitions. The jurors for the three shows listed in this call for art are noted curator, Ingrid Fassbender from Fassbender Fine Art; Betsy Odom, a rising star in the Chicago artworld; and Linda Warren who owns Linda Warren Gallery.

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Calls for Art from Woman Made Gallery

Two calls to women artists from Woman Made Gallery in Chicago

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“I’ve included a very well-known outsider: Tintoretto!”

Bice Curiger, 62, is the curator of the 54th Venice Biennale of visual arts. The Zürich-born art historian, critic and co-founder of the contemporary art magazine Parkett is the third woman to fill the position after María de Corral and Rosa…

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“Giacometti enabled me to know myself better”

One afternoon in September 1958, a beautiful, distinguished and mysterious woman arrived at the door of number 46 rue Hippolyte Maindron. This was the Paris studio where Alberto Giacometti had been working since 1926, having arrived in the city four…

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