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Chicago based artist Terry Dixon writes about what painting means to him and is featured in the online art magazine Neotericart.
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Chicago based artist Terry Dixon is exhibiting his work of art titled "Solo" in the exhibition Convergence: Jazz - Films - & The Visual Arts at the Bates College Museum of Art. Date: June 6th - December 13th 2014. Location: 75 Russell St. Lewiston, Maine 04240Continue
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AKATASIA.COM, HAS DONE AN INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW WITH COLUMBUS, OHIO.,
BASED ARTIST NORA MUSU .... IT'S A GREAT READ!
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Initially trained as an engraver, artist Nathaniel Jocelyn (1796-1881) turned to painting in 1820 and became a well-known portrait painter in the area of New Haven, Connecticut. In 1839 Jocelyn produced Cinque, a large oil portrait. The painting commemorates an event of that year in which Cinque , one of fifty three men and women captured by Spanish slavers led a rebellion on the ship La Amistad. The uprising took place after the slaves had to been sold in Havana, Cuba and were…Continue
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MOCA is currently in the middle of a tug of war between the museum board and the city. At the center of the controversy are…Continue
The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami presents “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey,” a comprehensive…Continue
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The Diastema Project - There is much to be said about a gap-toothed grin!Continue
Struggling in the dark, imprisoned by silence;
Silenced by the haunting echo of an empty soul.
Pulling, pushing, reaching with outstretched fingers into what is not known,
Only to find more of the same.
Searching with blind eyes,
Trying to find the light; the light that is not a lie.
Recoiling and timid,
Comforted only in the arms of your despair.
With fear and uncertainty, moments become decades.
The secret you hold has no…Continue
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The Banjo Lesson is one of the most important images ever created by an African American artist. This was one of the first depictions of Black Americans in which stereotypical minstrel show type characterizations did not play a part. The tender one on one interaction between teacher and student shows the kind of intelligence and sensitivity indicative of real human beings,…Continue