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Mardie Rees figurative bronze sculpture winds major prize

Mardie Rees figurative bronze sculpture winds major prize

The judges didn’t quite know how to display Mardie Rees’ bronze sculpture at the 2010 Art of the Portrait Conference in Washington, D.C. Even though they allowed the Gig Harbor sculptor to enter her piece in the figurative art-themed show, it became a challenge when it came to deciding just where to put it at…

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Mark Thurman joins figurative artist network site

Mark Thurman joins figurative artist network site

June 29, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

What a great website for all of us interested in the human figure, and I can see it’s still growing. All the best, Mark Thurman

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StumbleUpon and other social media tools

StumbleUpon and other social media tools

June 29, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

What’s up with all those requests from friends to go to their sites and Facebook pages and become a fan, a follower or to “like it”? Well, actually there’s a lot to it. Clicking all these little I like it buttons is actually one of the key things that drives the social media bus. It’s…

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Figurative Fibre Art call for entry

Figurative Fibre Art call for entry

Textile Center’s Joan Mondale Gallery seeks original art dolls that highlight textile materials and techniques. Textile Center Joan Mondale Gallery invites artists to submit their original art dolls for juror consideration into Figuratively Fiber. This exhibition seeks figurative (specifically human-like), three-dimensional work that highlights the contributions of textile materials and techniques to the genre of…

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New York Academy Of Art Graduate School of Figurative Art

New York Academy Of Art Graduate School of Figurative Art

June 23, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

New York Academy Of Art Graduate School of Figurative Art 111 Franklin Street, New York The nation’s only art school exclusively devoted to figurative and traditional training in painting, sculpture, drawing and anatomy for artists. At the New York Academy of Art, we believe that the world of visual art is built upon the essential…

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Review for Bravo TV show Work of Art

Review for Bravo TV show Work of Art

June 22, 2010 | figurative painting | 1 Comment

Bravo stepped into that void — if indeed it exists — last night, offering us Work of Art: The Next Great Artist. When it comes to splattering emotions like, Work of Art is like Top Chef in an exploding kitchen: controlled chaos. To be sure, each of 14 contestants arrived labeled – for example, there…

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