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6th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition, Chicago

6th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition, Chicago

I was recently accepted in the 6th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition, which runs through August 13 at the Zhou B Art Center, Chicago.  This is in conjunction with Zhou B. Art Center Open studio, which is always a great time for everyone. Cheers, Rory Coyne The National Self-Portrait Exhibition has become one of our most…

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Gordana Curgus, my new research assistant

Gordana Curgus, my new research assistant

August 11, 2010 | figurative painting | 2 Comments

Gordana Curgus has happily volunteered to be my new research assistant, fan-frigging-tastic! I emailed her a spreadsheet and 4 scanned pages from my famous little black notebook with about 170 new names to look up for new great artists for the figurative artist site. I was hoping that she wouldn’t say “Are you kidding??? I…

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Figurative Artist slide show #1 is up!

Figurative Artist slide show #1 is up!

The figurative artist slide show #1 has finally gone live! If this movie doesn’t show at the correct size here on the page, click here to view it at YouTube. I had 176 submissions and had to edit them down to 132 to fit the music I had picked out and keep the video short…

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Which new artists are influenced by Surrealism?

August 7, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

First of all I’d like to express what a lovely thing it is I think you’re doing by running your website. I am currently studying fine art – maybe some day I’ll have enough work to be worthy of getting on the site! I am just mailing to ask you for a suggestion, because after…

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Jaber Lutfi is in the figurative artist slide show

Jaber Lutfi is in the figurative artist slide show

August 7, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Hi Paula, I prefer to be part of the slideshow (Who wouldn’t). My problem is photoshop. I do not have access temporarely. If you have time, could you please use the images you allready have and process them to fit the size you need. If you do not have the time, it is OK. I…

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Figurative artist is updated, new nav, 45 new artists

Figurative artist is updated, new nav, 45 new artists

August 5, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

I’ve been tweaking the figurative artist site while I’ve been away cruising around BC’s Gulf Islands on our boat. It was good to get away from internet connection and just focus on the site. The new navigation is up and about 45 new artists have been added on pages 9 through 11. Some of our…

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