Monthly Archives: August 2022

Longtime Resident and Former Daycare Owner Urvi Shah to Run for PUSD Board | New

Urvi Shah, a longtime Pleasanton resident and mother of two, is competing for the open Zone 2 seat on the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees in November. Shah said on his website that raising his children in the district and actively participating in various community projects, workshops and …

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Zombie Eaters exhibition at Murray Art Museum Albury celebrates Australian painters

An old art joke that refers to painting as the zombie medium of the art world has inspired an exhibition celebrating Australian painters and their work in the New South Wales region. The Zombie Eaters exhibit is on display at the Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) in Albury. Curator Michael …

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Are you going to Seoul for Frieze? Here’s where to go, where to stay and where to eat Korean fried chicken, according to Art-World Insiders

In recent years, the South Korean capital has transformed into a global art hub, home to powerful collecting families, world-class museums and a thriving international gallery scene. It’s no wonder Frieze chose the city to host its first Asian art fair, launching later this week (September 2-5). Despite its growing …

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Unique skills attract attention at Midwest Salute to the Arts

Crowds flocked to the nationally recognized Midwest Salute to the Arts show in Fairview Heights last weekend. The 34th annual festival brought music, food trucks and, of course, performers to Moody Park. To counter the hot and humid weather, festival organizers provided free cold water and a cart dubbed the …

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Sundaram Tagore New York will host the works of artist Anila Quayyum Agha

A Beautiful Despair — by Anila Quayyum Agha. Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer Sundaram Tagore Gallery will host an exhibition titled Anila Quayyum Agha: A Moment to Consider (September 8 – October 8) in its New York spaces. It consists of new paintings, drawings and light installations by renowned Pakistani-American artist …

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Bruce Museum in Greenwich appoints new chief financial officer as part of major expansion project

Carolyn Hamrak, who has over 30 years of diverse financial experience in the not-for-profit and for-profit sector, is the new Chief Financial Officer of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. She has held tax management positions at cultural institutions such as the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Botanical Garden. “Carolyn …

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Sean Doolittle and Eireann Dolan are DC State activists

Comment this story Comment Sean Doolittle is from New Jersey and Eireann Dolan, his wife, grew up outside of Chicago. But don’t tell them that the approximately 689,000 people in the District of Columbia have no electoral representation in Congress. “It’s a matter of life and death,” Dolan said. “I …

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Indian Museum Kolkata Unlocks New Creativity in Autistic Children

Every Monday, children under the watchful eye of parents draw with their perception and imagination in these galleries Every Monday, children under the watchful eye of parents draw with their perception and imagination in these galleries On a Monday afternoon, Abhishek sat in front of rows of paintings by Gaganendranath …

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All trade shows, fairs and other essentials

Not everything seems “normal” yet, but a busy September art calendar certainly does. And the series of shows like the revival of a monumental Diane Arbus retrospective and the screening of Meriem Bennani’s deliciously wacky lizard videos which will open in the coming weeks are just the beginning: October will …

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Islander art to take center stage at Sydney Art Gallery’s $344million expansion in New South Wales

The Art Gallery of New South Wales, which overlooks Sydney Harbour, will open in December what is being called the Sydney Modern Project. The huge architectural expansion project is historic; it will be the Australian city’s biggest cultural development since the Sydney Opera House was established nearly half a century …

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Jacksonville schools invest in state-of-the-art notification system

A state-of-the-art emergency notification system is expected to be installed in all buildings in Jacksonville School District 117 by the end of the fall semester. The school board voted unanimously on Wednesday to purchase technology from Centegix Video. School board president Noel Beard said he believes it is the first …

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Art – and artist – in progress

Donna Brown in her studio. Photo by Tom Groenfeldt. A conversation with Donna Brown Boredom doesn’t bother Donna Brown for very long. The Sister Bay artist can go from watercolor to oil, cold wax or monotype printing. And if that’s not enough, she can create sculptures from paper or fabric …

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Australian art dealer goes on the run after allegedly ripping off emerging artists

He hasn’t been seen for weeks. According to people familiar with the matter, art dealer Tristian Koenig, once co-owner of the Neon Parc gallery in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick, has a reputation for finding excuses not to pay its artists. (Koenig is no longer associated with Neon Park after …

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School Events – Beaverton School District

Celebrate “We love the bus day” to encourage children to take the bus! Create a one-time event or monthly incentive to take the bus to school! Taking the bus reduces traffic congestion and emissions at school, creating a safer environment. Bus stops allow your kids to meet other people in …

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The “Delta Voices” exhibition presents 3 artists from the Mid-South

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts this weekend: ART: “Delta Voice” The first of three video segments of “Delta Voices: Artists of the Mid-South”, highlighting the work of sculptor Renata Cassiano Alvarez and painters Vaughn Davis Jr. and John Isiah Walton, will be exhibited online Wednesday via the Art …

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How Copenhagen’s Chart Fair helped transform Scandinavia’s conservative contemporary art scene

Chart art fair (August 26-28) launched its first edition ten years ago in Copenhagen with the aim of bringing serious collectors to the Nordic countries: where money and public funding for culture are plentiful but the The contemporary art market was, at that time, relatively conservative. “Over the past decade, …

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Lineup unveiled for popular San Francisco music festival

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party is back, and this time it has a new home in San Francisco’s Mission District. The annual outdoor music festival, usually held between Harrison and Bryant streets, will now descend on Valencia Street between 18th and 21st streets, with San Francisco-based hardcore punk band …

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Fall workshops at the Woodlands Children’s Museum

THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Woodlands Children’s Museum will be offering fall workshops from August through December 2022, including two new classes and several longtime favorites. Workshops are offered year-round at the museum as part of its mission to create opportunities that educate, empower, and excite children and families through …

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High Desert Rendezvous offers unique packages in an ongoing online silent auction

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — For the first time since 2019, the High Desert Museum’s flagship fundraiser, High Desert Rendezvous, will take place in person at the Museum on Saturday, August 27. Tickets for the gala are sold out but anyone can participate in the silent auction and online raffles. The …

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City of El Paso officials did not seek re-election in November

City officials eligible for re-election had not filed a new case Friday morning, just days before the deadline for submitting nominations – although one said she planned to file her nomination papers. candidacy. Isabel Salcido, who kicked off her campaign at a restaurant in her neighborhood on Wednesday, told El …

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Brooklyn’s Amant Arts Center – Urban Raw, Refined

Some of the businesses around East Williamsburg between Grand and Maujer streets are visible – such as large self-storage warehouses, meatpacking warehouses, building supply stores, and tire and ditch repair shops. cars. Others, the recording studios and rehearsal rooms for strippers and pole dancers, are a little less visible. And …

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Whitefish School District Budget Reflects Rising Enrollment, Supply Inflation

Last week, the Whitefish School Board unanimously approved the school district’s final budget for the 2022-23 school year. The budget for the upcoming school year is up $788,000 from last year, bringing the district’s total budget to approximately $24.9 million. The school board approved the preliminary budget numbers in mid-July …

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Silk Road-themed art exhibition kicks off in Beijing_China.org.cn

Musicians from the National Traditional Orchestra of China gave a performance on the theme of the Silk Road at the opening ceremony of the art exhibition titled Silk Road: Artists’ Meeting on 15 August at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing. [Photo by Jiang Dong/China Daily] With exotic …

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Shanghai’s Champs Elysées are getting better

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE No need to travel to the outskirts because a bonded exhibition of luxury items is coming to downtown Shanghai. The expo will take place in Zhangyuan, or Zhang’s Garden, in Jing’an District, when its highly anticipated urban renewal project partially opens later this year. Located south …

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What I Buy and Why: Adam and Iris Singer on Discovering Big Treasure at a Tiny Auction House and the Dangers of Buying Art Via Jpeg

The empty walls of a new home can convey the same daunting yet exciting sense of possibility to an art collector as a blank canvas to an artist. When couple Adam and Iris Singer moved from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Paradise Valley, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix, in the mid-2000s, they …

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The southwest corner of NJ has a rich history and no shortage of things to see and do

Apples are on the menu at South Jersey Apple Fest September 9-11, starting at 10 a.m. Held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, the event kicks off the apple harvest season and showcases all things apple – apple pie, candy apples, apple bread and butter, apple sauce and apple cider. Picturesque …

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New York law will force museums to release Nazi-looted works

New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a law Aug. 10 that will require museums across the state to publicly acknowledge if an exhibit on display passed into Nazi hands. The signing ceremony took place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. According to the new law, any exhibited …

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In Georgia, a 76-year-old woman becomes an artistic sensation

TSKALTUBO, Georgia — It was the year her husband died that Elene Chantladze stopped painting on stones and started painting on paper. She had just turned 50, and in her village of Tskaltubo in western Georgia, collecting stones – an object associated with death in Georgia – after her husband’s …

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Anchorage School District Provides More Details on How Rotating Bus Service Works

On Friday, school buses are parked at the Anchorage School District Transportation Center. (Loren Holmes/DNA) The Anchorage School District shared the specifics of its limited bus service with families on Friday as it grapples with a severe driver shortage, leaving many students without transportation to school for weeks at a …

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On View: 6 Alabama Art Exhibits to See Before the End of August

From interpretations of what it means to be a Southern artist to a series of photographs that examine queer identity, here are six art exhibitions to see this month at museums, art centers and galleries across the country. ‘State. The Alabama Triennia|, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts An exhibit …

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Discover Manet & Eva Gonzals

Discover Manet & Eva Gonzals at the National Gallery this autumn is the first British exhibition designed around the portrait of Eva Gonzals (1870) by douard Manet. The painting, acquired by Hugh Lane, was at the beginning of the 20th century considered the most famous modern French painting …

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Novato School District reports surge in enrollment

Pleasant Valley Elementary School principal Tony Quan walks through one of the classrooms filled with new furniture in Novato, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Books are laid out on new desks at Pleasant Valley Elementary School in Novato, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Pleasant Valley Elementary …

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3 New Modern Grace Entrance Sculptures in Downtown Fort Worth

One of Fort Worth’s downtown hallways just got a little niftier. Three outdoor sculptures from the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection went on display along West 7th Street beginning Monday, August 8, and will remain there indefinitely. According to a statement, the Modern has partnered with the First on …

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Seventh Rebel x Fundacion Sansó at Art Lounge Manila

MY LIPS ARE SEALED… SOMETIMES – Maurice Arcache – The Philippine Star August 10, 2022 | 00:00 Art Lounge Manila is not your typical art gallery, palanggas. Since opening at the Podium, it has specialized not only in creating unique experiences for guests, but also in showcasing Filipino fine art …

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Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection »

Posted inSponsored Photographers Antony Armstrong Jones, Milt Hinton, Chuck Stewart, Barbara Morgan and more capture an array of legendary and local musicians and performance artists. On view until August 21. Chuck Stewart (American, 1927-2017) Eric Dolphy, 1964, Gelatin silver print, 17/100 Bank of America Collection © Chuck Stewart Photography LLC/Fireball …

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The latest work by eminent artist Madhuri Bhaduri is a combination of realism and abstraction in its u

It’s been about a decade since art found its place outside of conventional galleries. First they graced open exhibition spaces followed by hotel galleries, restaurants and cafes. And now it’s time to meet art with luxury collections. While fashion designers use works of art in their collections, owners of furniture, …

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Portuguese Diamond Cut Stones + Private Climbing Wall: VA Wow Houses

VIRGINIA — Homes for sale this week in Virginia include a McLean house built from diamond-cut stone imported from Portugal and a Viennese house with a climbing wall and pickleball court. The McLean House offers several other luxury features like Italian and Greek marble. The property has Schonbek crystal chandeliers …

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🌱 Downtown Arts District ‘Art After Dark’ + DEO wins the lottery

Hello again, friends! It’s Sunday in Orlando and I’m back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Keep scrolling for the scoop. 📣 Our readers love to celebrate good news! You can now shout your big announcement at the top of the Orlando Daily …

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60 curators, 1 exhibition: Native Americans choose their favorite pottery

Comment this story Comment SANTA FE, NM — Native American voices and art are the focus of a new traveling exhibit of clay pottery from the Pueblo Indian region of the American Southwest, as major art institutions increasingly rely to tribal communities for exhibits of ancestral art and artifacts. In …

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Jordy Kerwick paintings sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars

Kerwick’s paintings are colorful and vibrant: they often depict exotic animals like tigers and two-headed cobras. The Tiger was Kerwick at its fullest Kerwick, an acrylic painting of a two-headed tiger. Kerwick’s painting The Tiger sold for just over $400,000 in March. And that’s not the only job that collectors …

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Golda Meir slept here: Update from a Denver museum dedicated to Israel’s prime minister

Born in Kyiv, Ukraine in 1898, Golda Mabovitch Meir fled with her family to Wisconsin in 1906 to escape religious persecution. Seven years later, she fled to Denver to avoid an arranged marriage. Meir stayed with her sister, niece, and brother-in-law in a duplex at 1606-1608 Julian Street while she …

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Rogue Valley Art Galleries: August 5 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Admire works by Jay Gordon, such as this print, during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk at the Fiber Arts Collective. Courtesy Image In Focus: First Friday Art Walk Galleries, studios and restaurants in downtown Ashland and its Railroad District unveil new exhibits, host art demonstrations and more from 5-8 p.m. …

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Andy Warhol, Paris & Fashion, New exhibition

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait in Fright Wig, 1986, Polaroid, 4 1/4 × 3 3/8 inches (10.8 × 8.6 cm) © 2022 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Licensed by ADAGP, Paris, 2022. Photo: Ed Mumford An exhibition of Andy Warhol photographs from the 1970s to the mid-1980s will open …

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A collage of two spaces

art Imaintenance New York is known for its elaborate art scene. With shopping galleries scattered across Manhattan and Brooklyn, this city has learned to keep artistic spirits alive and thriving. A place that has been associated with Jeff Koons and home to museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, …

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Double exhibition at the Wagner College Gallery

Exhibition graph for “A better window than a door” Join us at the Wagner College Gallery for ‘A Better Window Than a Door’, an exhibition of paintings by Rebecca Levitan and Emily Zuch, running Thursday, August 18 through Saturday, November 5. Both Levitan and Zuch teach in the visual arts …

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Camp + King announces two promotions

Camp + King announced that they have promoted Katie Burleson to Senior Art Director and Justin Marimon to Senior 3D Artist in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the team. Katie Burleson is promoted to Senior Art Director from Art Director. For the past four years, Katie has used visual …

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Things to do for all of you | Arts & Entertainment News

With over 30 New Jersey farmers and small food vendors, the Farmer’s Market is stocked with the region’s freshest seasonal fruits and vegetables, freshly roasted coffee, cheeses, seafood, spices, soaps, jelly, cut flowers, container gardens and more. Located at 9700 Amherst Avenue, Margate. Margate Community Farmers Market on Facebook. Wildwood …

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3 Franklin Special School District capital project plans come to fruition

photo: Franklin Special School District Facebook In January 2019, the Franklin Special School District (FSSD) approved a strategic plan with several capital improvement goals to be achieved by 2024. The three biggest projects are construction of a performing arts center, a new gymnasium for Poplar Grove Elementary School and a …

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