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April 2021

Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London

Published April 21, 2021

For the first time in its near 200-year history, the National Gallery, London has toured an exhibition of works internationally. Drawing on the strengths of their collection, this exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see 61 paintings by some of Europe’s most revered artists.

Spanning 450 years, it provides an overview of Western European art history through seven defining periods: Italian Renaissance painting; Dutch painting of the Golden Age; Van Dyck and British portraiture; The Grand Tour; The discovery of Spain; Landscape and the picturesque; and France and the rise of modern art.

The exhibition runs from March 5 - June 14, 2021 at the National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place, Parkes ACT 2600.

To learn more, please click here

For more events, please visit the ARC Calendar.

 

Bite Size - Small Works 2021

Published April 20, 2021

Rehs Gallery is holding a small works exhibit featuring a wide variety of paintings that all measure 12 x 12 inches or less. Among the 20 included artists will be ARC Living Artist Stuart Dunkel, ARC Living Masters William Davis and Ken Salaz, as well as many others, with more than 70 available pieces. With such a diverse mix of artists, there is sure to be a little something for everyone. These small, affordable works are a great way to continue building your art collection or get started altogether!

The works are on display for the month of April at Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., 5 East 57th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022.

To view the exhibition, please click here

For more exhibitions, visit the ARC calendar.

 

Studio Incamminati Virtual Open House

Published April 16, 2021

What does “atelier-style teachings” mean? How can an education in technical realism benefit today’s art student? How does Studio Incamminati's pre-BFA track program with Rowan University work? Find the answers to these questions and more during their Virtual Open House!

The Virtual Open House will be on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 12-2pm EST.

Zoom information to be sent after registration.

To register, click here

To learn about more events, please visit the ARC Calendar.

ARC Salon Exhibition Dates Announced

Published April 15, 2021

The 15th ARC Salon Exhibition will be on view at Sotheby’s NY, 1334 York Ave, New York City from July 16 – July 26 of this year with a public opening on July 17th. RSVPs will be required in order to keep visitor flow within CDC guidelines. Guests will be able to sign up for a time slot via the ARC website. We will start accepting RSVPs from the general public starting June 1. The traveling exhibition as a whole will consist of 103 works, with 63 of these works being available for sale and 91 of these works being showcased at our New York City venue. 

On July 24th, ARC will partner with Fashion Week San Diego, (FWSD), California’s largest traditional fashion week, to present “The Art & Beauty Behind Fashion” at Sotheby’s NY, where FWSD designers have been paired with nine winning works from the ARC Salon Competition to create original couture looks inspired by the paintings.  The exhibition will then continue on to the European Museum of Modern Art, (MEAM) in Barcelona, Spain, from October 8 – December 12th,  2021, where it will hang alongside the MEAM’s representational painting and sculpture competition, Figurativas. A joint award ceremony will be held on October 8th at the MEAM. 

To view a complete list of participating works visit the ARC Salon Exhibition Page.

More exciting announcements, RSVP sign ups, and a full list of works available for sale to follow in the coming weeks.

The Florence Academy of Art announces its new Master of Arts in Studio Art

Published April 13, 2021

Building Skill-based Techniques for the K-12 Classroom

The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 credits of full-time study, entirely studio-based and completed over 3 summer sessions. Each summer session is 6 weeks in duration. Students may choose to complete all 3 summer sessions in person, or attend up to 2 out of the 3 summer sessions remotely. For those who study remotely, the required in-person session may take place at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, or at the academy’s campus in Florence, Italy.

The Florence Academy of Art is delighted to partner with Mandy Theis and School of Atelier Arts to offer this degree program. ​With its emphasis on classical methods, the course provides training in drawing and painting to art teachers seeking to use these skill-based techniques in their classrooms, and to anyone interested in learning how to make realistic artwork. Candidates are not expected to come into the program with high levels of technical skill. Instead, the program is designed to provide the knowledge and develop the skill set of candidates from a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience.

For details, click here

Click here to see a YouTube Video about the program.

ModPortrait International Portrait Competition

Published April 14, 2021

ARC Living Master Evgeniy Monahov and ARC Associate Living Master Arina Gordienko are finalists in the ModPortrait International Portrait Competition. The works will be exhibited at the Palace Bantierra in Zaragoza and at the MEAM Museum in Barcelona from April 15 - June 11, 2021.

For more information, please click here

For more events, please visit the ARC Calendar.

2021 Spring Auction to Benefit Salmagundi

Published April 8, 2021

Founded in 1871 Salmagundi is the oldest art club in New York, and former home to many of the great names in American art history. The club is also home to the oldest continuous art auction in the city, offering works selected from member submissions sold to benefit the club, all featuring the famous Salmagundi Club label and offered to a live audience.

Among the artists in the auction will be ARC Living Masters Patricia Watwood and Joseph McGurl, as well as ARC Associate Living Masters Doug Zider and Garin Baker.

The auction will be held Live Online April 9, 2021.

To learn more about this auction, please click here.

For more events and exhibitions, visit the ARC Calendar.

 

Music and Muse

Published April 8, 2021

ARC Living Master Luis Alvarez Roure is holding a solo exhibition at Stone Sparrow Contemporary Gallery, 45 Greenwich Ave, New York, N.Y. from April 14 - May 22, 2021.

In the words of the gallery director and curator of the exhibition, Marina Eliasi: "This collection of work consists of compositions that explore the deep connection between visual arts and music as well as the influence of one upon the other. The paintings in this emotive collection consist of portraits of world renowned musicians...as well as portraits of actors and other visual artists transformed into visions adopted from classical mythologies. This exhibition is an absolute must to see in person to closely examine the brush strokes that come together as if painted by a song."

For more information such as scheduling your visit and in-person regulations, visit the gallery website at https://stonesparrownyc.com.

For more information on this and other events, please visit the ARC calendar.

Dan Thompson: Artist and Teacher

Published April 6, 2021

ARC Living Master Dan Thompson has recently been interviewed by the Portrait Society of America, New Jersey Chapter. He discusses his experiences as a painter and instructor, including meeting Nelson Shanks (founder of Studio Incamminati), his interest in demonstrating, and his more recent work with drawing and structural anatomy.

To watch the video, please click here

Historic Downtown Manassas Banner Art Competition

Published April 1, 2021

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master Debra Keirce for winning first and third place in the Manassas Banner Art Competition.

The City of Manassas hangs banners on all the light poles in the historic downtown section. This year the banners will be directly from the work of artists. Each one different and unique.

The winning 70+ pieces of art work are printed on individual street banners and on display in Historic Downtown Manassas, starting in the spring through fall of 2021. Along with this, a walking brochure will be produced with a photo of each image, title, artist name and short paragraph description.

The banners will be hung in historic downtown Manassas, Virginia from April 1 - through autumn of 2021.

To learn more, click here

For more events, please visit the ARC Calendar.

Juliette Aristides: “A Life's Work” Virtual Reception Replay

Published April 1, 2021

ARC Living Master Juliette Aristides live streamed a virtual reception for her solo show, “A Life’s Work” at Custom House Museum & Cultural Center with Peter Trippi, editor-in-chief of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. For those who were not able to make it to the live event, the full interview is now available to watch by clicking here.

Visit the ARC Calendar for more exhibitions and events.

Max Ginsburg Q and A Video

Published April 1, 2021

ARC Living Master Max Ginsburg has recently posted a Q and A video as a thank you for 30,000 followers on Instagram.

To watch the video, please click here

Visit the ARC Calendar to learn about upcoming events and exhibitions.


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