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Ask the Experts: Do I Have to Go to Art School to Become a Successful Artist?

Education isn’t cheap. The increasing professionalization of the art world means getting a degree is an increasingly desirable path for many young artists, but the levels of debt that come with the pursuit of knowledge makes this option only viable for some. The question is: Can you become a successful artist without a degree from Yale or the Royal College of Art?  There are ...

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North Carolina middle school art assignment infuriates parents over sexual imagery

Sixth-graders in a North Carolina school were instructed to study an image featuring a sexually explicit act as part of an art assignment, enraged parents claim.Following the commotion, the principal of Kennedy Middle School in Charlotte is vowing to ensure teachers only post vetted images and links onto digital learning platforms for its students, according to WSOC. "It was brought to my attention that there were some ...

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Parents upset over sexually explicit art assignment at CMS middle school – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg middle school principal is promising to take action over an art assignment given to some students.Parents told Channel 9 their sixth-graders at Kennedy Middle School were assigned to study an artist’s work that they say is too graphic for preteens. The district has pulled the imagery, but some parents still have questions.A piece of art by Kara Walker, as seen ...

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Glasgow School of Art to be faithfully rebuilt after all

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has concluded a review looking at the future of the Mackintosh building which was devastated by a fire in 2018, which broke out while it was being restored after a previous fire of 2014. Architects’ Journal reports that after considering the options, which included looking at a new-build replacement, the GSA has said that its preference is for ...

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After School Art kicks off fall offerings at Artworks

BIG RAPIDS — After School Art is back.Students in kindergarten through eighth grade gathered at Artworks on Wednesday afternoon for a watercolor creativity challenge. After painting a watercolor picture, instructor Leanna Grant taught them how to see hidden shapes and images in their creations. After School Art continues from 3:45-5:15 p.m. every Wednesday at Art students will be able to try out different mediums ...

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School of Art Welcomes Designer Dori Tunstall to Lecture Series

Graphic by Ryan Slone, Photo by Ishmil Waterman Dori Tunstall The School of Art in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is excited to launch the 2021-22 Visiting Lecture Series with designer, educator and advocate Elizabeth "Dori" Tunstall. The lecture series will be held virtually and will welcome Tunstall this at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2. Tunstall is a design anthropologist, public intellectual and design advocate who works at the intersections ...

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Twin Cleveland Museum of Art shows celebrate New York through Ashcan School prints, street photography

CLEVELAND, Ohio — When it chooses topics for exhibitions, the Cleveland Museum of Art spreads its attention around the globe, from Europe and the Middle East to Asia, Africa, and Latin America. At the moment, however, it’s in a New York state of mind.Earlier this year, it displayed a selection from Bruce Davidson’s poignant “Brooklyn Gang’' photos that documented the lives of rebellious white ...

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