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Alice Manzi, figurative bronze sculpture

Alice Manzi, figurative bronze sculpture

Alice Manzi’s comprehensive education, technical expertise, and varied experience have led to a comprehensive portfolio of large figurative sculptures. Alice began sculpting religious themes at a young age and studied sculpture in High School with Ron Mehlman. Ms. Manzi’s Bachelor’s Degree from Brooklyn College included work in marble carving with Pratt Institute in Pietrasanta, Italy,…

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Christopher Batten, capturing contemporary Black culture

Christopher Batten, capturing contemporary Black culture

Visual Art formulates a vast majority of my existence. I believe through this mode of expression, one can reflect and shape the world around them. Also, as an Artist, I believe that if one can shape their world, it provides symbols that they are on the road to self-discovery. Therefore, my emphasis is to engage…

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Odin Borgen, classic figurative painting from Norway

Odin Borgen, classic figurative painting from Norway

  Odin Borgen creates dramatic figurative oil paintings in a traditional European style that comes down to us through the likes of Rembrandt and other masters. From capturing the beauty in an older woman to the supple body of a male nude, Odin is the most recent member of the international figurative artist directory FigurativeArtist.org….

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Beware of art scammers!

Beware of art scammers!

November 21, 2014 | art scams | No Comments

Art Scams I know how exciting and flattering it is to have an online buyer interested in your artwork please beware of SCAMMERS. Cheri O’Brien and I have both been contacted very recently by someone using the exact same wording in their email.  Here’s what we got and what to look out for. Don’t fall…

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Penelope Przekop, figurative expressionism

Penelope Przekop, figurative expressionism

My creative journey began with writing. I spent the first half of my adult life writing fiction, and then began painting in 2008 after having a powerful urge to do so for several years. Painting brought all the pieces of my story together in a way that changed my life; it emerged as my greatest…

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The living model, the naked body of a woman…

The living model, the naked body of a woman…

ARDOR — 48″ x 36″, acrylic on canvas © A.D. Cook • • • • • The living model, the naked body of a woman, is the privileged seat of feeling, but also of questioning… The model must mark you, awaken in you an emotion which you seek in turn to express. Henri Matisse •…

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