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Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), the most influential figure of the ‘Contemporary Art,’ was recognized for his strongly expressed contempt for the field of conventional ‘Fine Arts.’ He was in a way related to ‘Surrealist Movement,’ the descendant of ‘Cubism.’ Duchamp’s methodology and themes however, were not well received by ‘Cubists.’ This led to his inclination towards the ‘Dada Movement.’ “Nu descendant un escalier n° 2 (Nude Descending a Staircase, No.2)” was Marcel’s most famous as well as scandalous ‘Dadaist’ work, which also became a turning point of his life. Zharinova-Sanderson, (2004). Promoting Integration and Socio-cultural Change: Community Music Therapy with Traumatised Refugees in Berlin. In M. Pavlicevic & G. Ansdell (Eds.), Community Music Therapy (pp. 233-248). London: Jessica Kingsley. The capitals are all made of Proconnesian marble. They were carved into a roughed out state at the quarry and shipped to the building site where they were finished. The design is so delicate that enormous care must have been given to their movement during the building and finishing of the church. In Byzantine times the background was painted a bright, royal blue and the relief was gilded. In this example below you can still see the blue paint. To learn more about the columns and capitals of Hagia Sophia go here. Vladimir Nasedkin + Andrey Chegin will be in Hong Kong for the opening of their exhibition at Erarta Galleries Opening reception is on 28 January 2016. Jones, J.A. (2014). Health musicking in Skiffle Steel Orchestra: Thoughts on collaboration between community music therapy and medical ethnomusicology. International Journal of Community Music, 7(1), 129-144. This is a fascinating book published to coincide with a major exhibition of abstract art at the Estorick Collection. The publication looks at the development of abstraction in Italy between 1930 and 1980. Line: Marks are vigorous and strong, sometimes repeated, going in different directions. There is some smudging, some stabbing, twisting, and variation in weight. Colour: Strong, uneven in application, blurred at edges, sometimes dotted. A very active surface, not at all still or quiet. Movement: The viewer’s eye is directed in an oval or circular path. Balance: Asymmetrical. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Arshile Gorky 1904 – 1948: A Retrospective. 24 April – 19 July 1981. Traveled to the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, TX, 11 September – 8 November 1981; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, 3 December 1981 – 28 February 1982. Catalogue with text by Diane Waldman. The results showed that while 58.33% of CI recipients preferred child voices, 71.61% of NH children preferred adult voices. For preferred singers, a greater portion of both groups preferred female singers over male singers. For preferred frequency range, both of CI and NH groups preferred higher frequency. Among vocal only, instrumental only, vocal and instrumental music, 91.67% of CI recipients and 73.55% of NH children were found to prefer vocal and instrumental music. With regard to preferred musical styles, while CI children gave the highest rating (M= 3.58) to Korean folk songs on the 5-point Likert scale, popular music and TV and soundtrack music were found to be the highest-rated styles (M= 3.83) for NH children.

Thomas Nozkowski, An Autobiography, Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York, July 23-September 30, 2001. Nothing and Everything. Exh. cat. New York: Fraenkel Gallery and Peter Freeman Inc., 2006. You will also need the prime paint, usually in white color, to prepare the wall and cover the surface before you even start painting your artwork. And the main thing to have in mind if you’re painting a large wall surface is that choosing the right paints is equally important as calculating the right amount. So once you like your choice of paint you are ready to leave home and create your painted masterpiece. But paint isn’t the only thing you’ll be using and there are additional tools that you simply must have. Gibson, Ann Eden. Issues in Abstract Expressionism: The Artist-Run Periodicals (includes artist’s statements). Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1990. Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 110. Exh. cat. Fort Worth: The Board of Trustees, Forth Worth Art Association, 2002: 89, 252. Artist Interview: Ellsworth Kelly with Mitchell Rales and Emily Wei Rales.” Produced by Glenstone. (Potomac, Maryland: Glenstone, March 21, 2013), DVD, 1:58:11. Franz, Erich. Orte der Sehnsucht- Mit Künstlern auf Reisen. Exh. cat. Münster: Westfälisches Landesmuseum, 2008. Geretsegger, M., Holck, U., Bieleninik, Ł., & Gold, C. (2016). Feasibility of a trial on improvisational music therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Music Therapy, 53(2), 93-120. But it was his 1993 exhibition at Vancouver’s Equinox Gallery of a series of paintings called Black, inspired by his wartime experience during the Allied invasion of Sicily when he was wounded on Pachino Beach, that showed his versatility and breadth as an artist. Conceived as collages, the dark canvasses were made with bits of his old leather-covered army tarpaulin, stenciled lettering and even his dog tag. The series was more recently shown in a 2017 solo show at the Vancouver Art Gallery, which acquired some of the works. Wylie, Charles. Two Grays I, 1975.” Ellsworth Kelly in Dallas. Exh. cat. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 2004: 28. Davidson, J.W., & Sandra, G. (Eds.). (2016). Music and Mourning. London; New York: Routledge. McFerran, K. (2015). A Multi-Theoretical Approach for Music Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment. In A. Heiderscheit (Ed.), Creative Arts Therapies and Clients with Eating Disorders(pp. 49-70). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Oil on canvas. 235.6 x 487.4 cm. Courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, New York. © ARS, NY and DACS, London 2016 Photo Private collection, courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, New York.

SuzieQ42: I had another hub featuring handicapped artists planned but couldn’t get permission to use their photos or information. She is new to meThanks for the info. In 1995 Robert Kelsey decided to leave art teaching for a full-time career as an artist. Success soon followed and Kelsey has enjoyed many successful art exhibitions in Britain, Europe and the United States. Robert’s contemporary paintings can also be found in several corporate art collections. In 1998 he was awarded a diploma from Paisley Art Institute. Vigorous brush strokes were made with a large paintbrush. Some strokes are partially blended. The artist added touches of chalk pastel in another colour. Tile Art is a small arrangement of tiles, or in some cases a single tile, with a painted pattern or image on top. It is often used as an umbrella term that includes other forms of tile-based art, such as mosaics, micromosaics , and stained glass. Unlike mosaics, tile art can include larger pieces of tiles that are pre-decorated. While mosaics use pieces of tesserae or another material to construct a pattern from small components, other methods, such as engraving, carving , and molding may be used in tile art. While mosaics are considered a type of tile art, there are many other forms that are also considered tile art. Janata had subjects listen to excerpts of 30 different songs through headphones while recording their brain activity with functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI. The songs were chosen randomly from top 100” charts from years when each subject would have been 8 to 18 years old. After each excerpt, the subject was asked to answer questions about song, including whether the song was familiar, enjoyable, or linked to a specific autobiographical memory. Janata found that songs linked to strong emotions and memories corresponded with fMRI images that had greater activity in the upper part of the medial pre-frontal cortex, which sits right behind the forehead. This suggests that upper medial pre-frontal cortex, which is also responsible for supporting and retrieving long-term memories, acts as a hub” that links together music, emotions, and memories. The discovery may help to explain why music can elicit strong responses from people with Alzheimer’s disease, said the study’s author, Petr Janata. Kelly, Ellsworth. Artist’s statement. Cahiers d’Art (October 2012): 52-53. The text is also published in a French edition of this book. In addition to Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery Louis McNally art work has been exhibited at other leading Scottish Art Galleries. Each painting at Red Rag is sourced from the Louis McNally artist studio and like all Red Rag Scottish art and Contemporary art it can be shipped worldwide.

Eases pain. In studies of patients recovering from surgery, those who listened to music before, during, or after surgery had less pain and more overall satisfaction compared with patients who did not listen to music as part of their care. Peale Galleries of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Paintings and Drawings by Arshile Gorky. 9 November – 10 December 1967. Checklist. Sutton, J. (Ed.). (2002). Music, Music Therapy and Trauma. London: Jessica Kingsley. Museum of Modern Art, New York. American Prints: 1900-1960. Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Prints. 7 February – 8 July 1986. Checklist. Krout, R.E. (2015). Music Therapy for Grief and Loss. In B. L. Wheeler (Ed.), Music Therapy Handbook (pp. 401-414). New York; London: Guilford Publications. Hunter, Sam. A Personal Memoir of the Founding of The Rose Art Museum.” A Defining Generation: Then and Now, 1961 and 2001. Massachuetts: The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 2001: 10-36. New School Art Center, New York. Museum Leaders Collect: Selections from the Private Collections of Ten New York Museum Directors and Curators. 24 April – 27 May 1970. Catalogue with text by Paul Mocsanyi and statements by each of the lenders. New evidence from studies by Wen Jun Gao, Ph.D., and Sarah L. Pallas, Ph.D., at Georgia State University suggests that learning, or at least the organization and development of cortical circuits in the brain, is influenced by patterned sensory activity, such as listening to sound clicks presented at specific time intervals. If such sensory signals turn out to enhance neural development, what role does rhythm—patterned auditory stimulation—play in the restimulation of these networks once they have been laid down? In patients like Sam, regaining physical function began on a spontaneous, unconscious level, indicating that the subcortical areas of his brain were being activated before the restoring of the higher cortical areas involved with the thought and the intent to initiate movement. She regularly attends Henna Con hosted by Henna Caravan (since 2013) in Southern California each year in the fall, as well as attending classes by leading henna artists from around the world such as Larissa Reinders, Kim Brennan, Neeta Desai Sharma, and Antoinnette Hippe. Bellos, Alexandra. Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture. Exh. brochure. St. Louis: The Saint Louis Art Museum, 1983. Trevarthen, C., Aitken, K.J., Papoudi, D., & Robarts, J.Z. (1996). Children with Autism: Diagnosis and Interventions to Meet Their Needs. London: Jessica Kingsley. Sandi posts haiga made with photographs, modified photographs, computer art like the one to the right, and even brush painting. From month to month, sometimes from week to week, her followers can see her experimenting with new art, and new ways of relating the haiku to the artwork, often with stunning results.