Tag: Blue

Picasso Blue Period Show is First to Come to D.C. in 25 Years – ARTnews.com

An exhibition devoted to new findings made by conservationists on Picasso’s Blue Period paintings will come to the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C. this February. The show centers around research conducted over the course of seven years on three of Picasso’s early paintings. The project examined The Blue Room (1901), Crouching Beggarwomen (1902), and The Soup (1903) from the Art Gallery of Ontario, which ...

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Art inspired by Peninsula featured at Blue Whole

SEQUIM — The Blue Whole Gallery will feature Julie Senf and Ryoko Toyama during the month of September. Both are known for their water-media paintings inspired by the North Olympic Peninsula, “where the mountains meet the sea.” Members of the artist co-op located in the heart of downtown Sequim at 129 W Washington St., welcome the community to the new exhibit. Gallery hours are ...

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Arc de Triomphe to be wrapped in silver and blue fabric for posthumous work by Christo

Cranes are installed at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, as workers prepare the famed Paris monument for the project called "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" by late artist Christo who wished this project to be continued after his death. Adrienne Surprenant / AP The Arc de Triomphe has seen parades, protests and tourists galore, but never before has the ...

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Blue Moon Art Project Contest

The Blue Moon Art Project contest is back ahead of the Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Festival. Now is your time to enter for a chance to win $2,000 and more. As a part of the contest, applicants across the state, ages 21 and older, are encouraged to submit a painting showing their interpretation of Blue Moon. This year’s theme is ‘Where do you ...

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Gainsborough’s ‘Blue Boy’ Returns to U.K. for First Time in a Century – ARTnews.com

Thomas Gainsborough’s masterpiece The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) left the United Kingdom on January 25, 1922. Exactly a century later, the painting will make a grand return to the country. On January 25, 2022, the painting will to go on view in London’s National Gallery, in Trafalgar Square, not far from where it was exhibited 100 years earlier. In the years since, the work ...

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New Startup CXIP Labs Creates a Blue Check for NFTs – ARTnews.com

As the NFT hype begins to wane, professionals in the tech, art, and legal fields are attempting to create some long-term stability by addressing the many issues that plague the medium. CXIP Labs, a new start-up that aspires to create a verification process for NFTs, aims to reduce art theft by providing a minting service that works across marketplaces. Jeff Gluck, the program’s founder, ...

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Best Blue Painter’s Tapes – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission In the sticky world of painter’s tape, those that are colored blue are among the least tacky, and thus the easiest to remove. This makes them a popular choice for masking off areas when painting walls, baseboards, or trims, as you can remove ...

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Art as storytelling at Blue Whole Gallery in April

SEQUIM — Blue Whole Gallery’s featured artists for April are active with the written page and canvas. Jeannine Chappell and Pam Fries, both artists and authors, will highlight the Sequim gallery’s “Artists are Story Tellers” exhibit that debuts Friday with the opening set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chappell, known for incorporating digital expertise into her artwork, is currently challenging abstract paintings. Fries, ...

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National Gallery of Art in Washington Acquires Blue Rooster Sculpture – ARTnews.com

In a move of regional collegiality, a sculpture of a bright blue rooster by artist Katharina Fritsch has now entered the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where it has been on view on the museum’s east building roof terrace. Glenstone, the private museum in nearby Potomac, Maryland, founded by ARTnews Top 200 Collectors Emily and Mitchell Rales, had ...

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