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Custom postage stamps of your own art – Cool!

Custom postage stamps of your own art – Cool!

June 14, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

  Custom, full color, postage-type stamps, gummed and pin-hole perforated, from your artwork or photos. Anna Banana Queen of Bananaland

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Yves Klein major retrospective, Hirshhorn Museum, DC

Yves Klein major retrospective, Hirshhorn Museum, DC

June 12, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers is the first major retrospective of the artist’s work in the US in nearly thirty years. Presenting approximately 200 pieces, the Hirshhorn Museum explores a full range of Klein’s work, examining a career that radically altered the world of art. Read full article by Samantha Sirzyk.

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Michelangelo and the Figure

Michelangelo and the Figure

June 9, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

I have recently noticed an increase in figurative paintings in exhibitions and in the top awards of many competitions. Perhaps it is my imagination, coincidence or just maybe it is a trend. My gut tells me it is an upcoming trend. With that in mind, I have been studying some of my favorite figurative artists….

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Resurgence of interest in nude figurative artwork

Resurgence of interest in nude figurative artwork

With resurgence of interest in the human figure, more opportunities arise for working with models. This is the final installment of a series examining a resurgence of interest in nude figurative work in the Hamptons. Interested in making figurative art based on a naked model? Not enrolled in art school? Luckily, there are options aplenty…

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Koo Schadler presents egg tempera techniques, VA

Koo Schadler presents egg tempera techniques, VA

June 6, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Artist Koo Schadler will present some of her egg tempera techniques on Thursday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont. Schadler’s work is currently on view at the Museum as part of the exhibit, “Egg Tempera: Contemporary Masters”.   Admission is $6 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, free for…

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Louise Bourgeois 1911 – 2010

Louise Bourgeois 1911 – 2010

June 3, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

For much of her life, Louise Bourgeois was marginalized professionally. In fact, she did not meet any sort of regular commercial success until the 1970s, when she was her sixties. In 1982 she became the first female sculptor to get a solo retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. Other museum shows followed: the Tate…

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