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Leeds Art Gallery’s landmark exhibition puts city’s artists in the frame

Artists in Leeds could get the chance to see their work displayed in one of the country’s most prestigious galleries as part of a landmark exhibition. For the first time in more than a decade, Leeds Art Gallery is calling on the city’s painters, sculptors, photographers, moving image artists, and artists working in all media, to put their creations forward to be considered for ...

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Northeastern Grad Student Puts Together Art Auction for Ukraine 

A Northeastern University graduate student organized an online auction that showcases artwork of Ukrainian artists and will benefit two non-profit organizations that provide humanitarian aid to Ukrainians. Daria Koshkina, 28, who is working toward her master’s degree in digital media with a concentration in 3D at the College of Professional Studies, curated an online auction, The Art Auction for Ukraine, in collaboration with Boston ...

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YCBA exhibition puts contemporary spin on ‘history’ paintings

A young woman stands defiantly as two police officers clad in body armor and riot helmets attempt to arrest her. They reach for her and yet seem to fall away, as though her poise repels them. The woman, Ieshia Evans, was protesting the July 2016 killing of Alton Sterling by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Freelance photographer Jonathan Bachman captured the dramatic moment ...

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Prado Museum Puts Goya’s Famed ‘Majas’ in the Spotlight – ARTnews.com

A painting of Venus in the nude, stretched across a green velvet sofa, by Goya has been given a bigger, brighter home at the Prado Museum. Pursuing a more “panoramic approach” to the painter’s oeuvre, the Madrid institution has placed Las Majas in a new gallery alongside two little-seen sketches of Saint Bernardino of Siena preaching to an Aragonese king, as well as a reclining ...

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Port Ludlow Art League puts creativity on display

PORT LUDLOW — The Port Ludlow Art League is kicking off the year with a new take on the idea of artist of the month — an exhibit that shows off the creativity of many. “Share & Explore” is the league’s artist of the month of January as members celebrate not just one artist, but many. “Creativity is a like a muscle — it ...

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Financier’s $10 M. Photography Gift Puts Civil Rights Era Into Focus – ARTnews.com

New York financier Bennett J. Goodman has gifted a collection of civil rights movement–era photography worth $10 million to Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. The collection will be housed at the college’s Kirby Art Center. The gift includes more than 1,600 photographs taken by Associated Press photographers such as John Rous, Stephan Shames, and Robert S. Oaks taken between the 1950s and 1980s. Among ...

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San Antonio art exhibit puts spotlight on Latino food

Comfort food comes in all shapes and sizes. For Latino families, nothing is more nostalgic or satisfying than a concha — a type of sweet bread that is often served at breakfast. After studying all the nooks and crannies, Eva Marengo Sanchez painted conchas for a new exhibit at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio."I think that food is just so close to ...

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Creative Arts Society puts out call for artists for show – The News Herald

The Creative Arts Society is calling for artists for its Fine Art Juried Show, Arts & Crafts, Gift Boutique and Unframed Matted Show & Sale held from Oct. 1-21 at the Downriver Council of the Arts, 81 Chestnut St, Wyandotte. Eligibility Open to artists 18 years or older. Original artwork and crafts (prints permitted for postcards and note cards and unframed artwork). No commercial ...

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