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August 2020

3 Days Left to Enter the ARC Salon Competition

Published August 28, 2020

To view the prospectus and enter visit the ARC Salon Entry Pages.

If you missed the 15th ARC Salon submission period, don’t worry, you still have time!

Due to high volumes of requests we will continue accepting entries to the 15th ARC Salon Competition until the end of day August 31st.

Offering over $130,000 in cash awards (Best in Show $25,000) and unique opportunities through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, museums and more, with live exhibitions, sale opportunities and a strong online presence, don’t miss your chance to compete. With over 140 awards and honorable mentions given out, the ARC Salon Competition is the largest competition for Representational Art in the world, receiving over 4,300 entries from 73 countries last cycle. Entries are being accepted now through August 31, 2020. 

 

Realism Live

Published August 28, 2020

REALISM LIVE,  The World’s First Virtual Realism Art Conference is taking place online over three days, on October 22, 23, and 24, with a beginners’ day on October 21.

Realism Live will contain art instruction demonstrations, talks on art principles, lectures on art history, painting critiques, and artist roundtable discussions. Participants will use Streamline’s community platform to interact, and live painting from live models will take place for all attendees. 

Early Bird price offer is valid until August 30th. To learn more and register now, click here.

New ARC Associate Living Master

Published August 27, 2020

ARC is pleased to present John Whytock as our newest ARC Associate Living MasterTM!

“Beauty, like truth, exists. And we, as human beings, have an almost divine capacity to recognize it. Art, for me, is an expression in paint of what my heart feels when my eyes are opened to the vast and amazing splendor of creation..."

To learn more and to see his gallery on ARC, please click here.
 

Art Revolution Taipei

Published August 27, 2020

Art Revolution Taipei (A.R.T.) 2020, has announced its finalists, and 334 pieces by 168 artists were selected out for the Grand Prize Exhibition. ARC Living MasterTM Ana Schmidt has been selected with two pieces to participate in this event.

Organized by Taiwan International Contemporary Artist Association (TICAA) since 2012, this competition upholds the idea to connect Taiwan with the global market.

The exhibition can be viewed from August 15 - 26, 2020 with reservations required and there will be a public exhibition from August 27 - 30, 2020 at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (Warehouse 2 & 3) No. 133, Guangfu South Road, Xinyi District. Taipei, Taiwan.

To learn more, click here

Magnificent Miniatures

Published August 26, 2020

For the third year in a row, the Museum Møhlmann is holding "Maginificent Minatures", an exhibition of works 14 by 14 inches or smaller.

The tempera on panel painting "Dried Leaf", by ARC Associate Living MasterTM Gezien van de Riet, is included in the exhibition.

The show runs from July 31 - September 27, 2020 at the Museum Møhlmann, 102 Westersingel, Appingedam, Netherlands.

To learn more, please click here

 

14th ARC Salon Virtual Exhibition on Long-term View at Sotheby’s

Published August 21, 2020

We are very happy to announce that if you missed seeing the 14th International Virtual ARC Salon Exhibition at Sothebys.com, you are not too late! The entirety of the show including the written interview, virtual walk through space and 70 video interviews with the exhibiting artists are still on view and will remain on view indefinitely. Feel free to take your time and come back again and again to enjoy the totality of the show at your own pace.  The videos come from around the world and collectively form a powerful story of the representational art movement, totaling 2 hours of edited video footage! We have embedded this footage directly into the digital catalog with a two-page spread to each artist, creating a uniquely engaging virtual experience. Each artist is different, each story is different, but together they tell an overarching story about the passion behind representational expression, life, and the human condition as reflected in the art itself.

We are currently accepting entries to the 15th ARC Salon through August 31, 2020, to view the prospectus and enter visit the ARC Salon Entry Pages.

ARC Salon Deadline Extension

Published August 14, 2020

If you missed the 15th ARC Salon submission period, don’t worry, you still have time!

Due to high volumes of requests we will continue accepting entries to the 15th ARC Salon Competition until the end of day August 31st.

To view the prospectus and enter visit the ARC Salon Entry Pages.

 

2020 RGCR Student Exhibition

Published August 12, 2020

An exhibition of ARC Approved Rob Gutteridge's School of Classical Realism student work made during 2019-20. It includes Bargue drawings, life drawings, drawing master copies, cast drawings, and independent work. Rob Gutteridge will also exhibit a life drawing. It is an opportunity to view the atelier school and talk to some of the students taking part in the exhibition.

The exhibition takes place on Sundays, August 16, 23, 30, 12pm - 4pm at 49A Whitmore Square, Adelaide SA 5000 Australia.

Covid 19 protocols apply to visitors.

To learn more, please click here.

James Tissot, Ambiguously modern

Published August 11, 2020

This exhibition presents both the great successes of James Tissot who often created iconic images, and his boldest experiments. It also examines his materials and painting techniques, the themes that were dear to him and their variations, as well as his desire to express himself in different media, such as prints, photography and cloisonné enamels, in addition to painting.

The exhibition is on view at the Musee d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 75007, France.

To learn more, please click here

 

2020 Virtual Juried Salon Show

Published August 10, 2020

Oil Painters of America are hosting their 2020 Salon Show virtually, from August 13 - October 3, 2020, featuring almost 300 representational oil paintings. The focus in the jurying process was to select paintings that show the highest quality in draftsmanship, color, and composition, emphasizing a diversity in representational style and subject matter.

ARC Living Masters John Buxton, John Pototschnik and Ardith Starostka, ARC Associate Living Masters Denise Antaya, Charles Kapsner, Alana Knuff, and Sivananda Nyayapathi, and ARC Living Artist George Angelini have artworks exhibiting in the show.

To see the OPA 2020 Salon Show, click here.  

 

El Greco: Ambition and Defiance

Published August 6, 2020

This major exhibition charts the career of the artist known simply as El Greco. Over 57 works from across the world trace not only the development of his distinctive style but also the astounding ambition that drove him to relentlessly pursue success.

The exhibition runs from March 7 - September 7, 2020 at the Art Institute Chicago, 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603.

Click here to learn more.

 

Our World Reimagined, A Northern California Chapter Exhibition

Published August 5, 2020

"Our World Re-Imagined" is the Northern California Chapter’s first virtual exhibition with the California Art Club (CAC).

This exhibition’s theme is to inspire the artists to visually interpret their perception of how the world changed during Covid-19. The show is a diverse snapshot into each artist’s state of mind and visual interpretations during this time. These images range from hopeful beautiful landscapes and past times of busy urban life to desolate rural buildings, vacant urban establishments, and isolated people.

Visit californiaartclub.org through August 14, 2020 to view the works.

Edward Hopper and the American Hotel

Published August 4, 2020

Edward Hopper and the American Hotel is an exhibition that looks at the iconic midcentury artist’s fascination with places of transience, escape, and anonymity. Guests can explore the romantic and noir-ish side of hotels, motels, and tourist homes; learn about the ways 20th-century Americans participated in travel culture depending on their race, gender, and bank account; and see how Hopper’s works fit into a long tradition of using hotels to suggest emotions and ideas in art.

The exhibition runs from July 17, 2020 - October 25, 2020 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries located at Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208.

To learn more, please click here.


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