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Strippers banned in Iceland

Strippers banned in Iceland

July 24, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Hi Paula, I have been meaning to write to you and thank you for this splendid website you made and I feel honored to be part of this. This radio snip you heard about striptease in Iceland is one of the many funny stories that are always floating around about Icelanders and our strange ways….

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Why the return to figurative art?

Why the return to figurative art?

July 21, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Narrative, a fundamental driving force behind centuries of art, is again preoccupying artists who’ve either rejected or never fully embraced Modernism’s, idealistic search for progress through abstraction.   But after decades of movements and countermovement—abstract expressionism, lyrical abstraction, geometric abstraction, minimalism, abstract illusionism, post-minimalism—why the return to content and context over work whose artistic value…

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Go Figurative, online gallery and community for figurative artists

Go Figurative, online gallery and community for figurative artists

July 20, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

  Go Figurative, the world’s first online gallery and community exclusively for figurative art, today announces another first: It is to stage Hampstead’s largest ever figurative art show.    Real, Hampstead will be held at St Stephen’s, Hampstead, London, from 23rd to 27th July this year. The show will feature a wide range of contemporary…

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Ten top art schools

July 20, 2010 | figurative painting | 2 Comments

The New York Academy of Art or Graduate School of Figurative Art is considered to be one of the top 10 art schools in the world. Studies of the human figure based on teaching styles of French and Italian academies are taught here. It was the only one mentioned with regards to figurative art in…

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Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides

Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides

” Classical Drawing Atelier is visually beautiful, intellectually gratifying and destined to become a classic for not only the serious art student, but for all who love art and culture. “ -excerpt from the Book Review by Sherry Ross. Click Here to Read the Classical Drawing Atelier,a Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice Book Review…

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Figurative art slide show update

Figurative art slide show update

July 17, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

I’m hard at work sizing and labeling images for the upcoming figurative artist slide show. Edward Walton Wilcox is one I picked up at the Las Vegas Licensing Show. I have 117 images done and another 40 odd to finalize and size. I’m sure there will still be a few more to come in, too….

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