One of the most renowned artists of modern times, Andrew Wyeth continues to hold the American public enthrall with his almost photographic quality paintings. All Quiet On The Western Front? (exhibition catalogue). Paris: Galerie Antoine Candau, 1990: illustrated. Cooke, M., Moyle, W., Shum, D., Harrison, S., & Murfield, J. (2010). A randomized controlled trial exploring the effect of music on quality of life and depression in older people with dementia. Journal of Health Psychology, 15(5), 765-776. Georgina McMaster’s initial interest in painting animals was linear. She was drawn to their sense of movement, but this has moved to an interest in texture, the face and character and a representation of the ‘soul’ of the animal. Using art techniques inspired by fellow Scottish artist Jenny Saville, Georgina loves to combine detail in ‘the eyes’ with loose brushwork and layering in the representation of the fur or feathers, an effect that she … Read the rest

Get up-to-date information on weekly flyer features, Rollback & clearance items, exclusive products, and Walmart offers. Improves cognition. Listening to music can also help people with Alzheimer’s recall seemingly lost memories and even help maintain some mental abilities. Jackson Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming in nineteen twelve. He grew up in the states of Arizona and California. Pollock later said that the wide-open land of these western areas greatly influenced his expansive artwork. In nineteen thirty he moved east to New York City where he studied at the Art Students League. There, Pollock spent a few years studying with the artist Thomas Hart Benton who painted images of every day American life. Pollock’s early works are similar to his teacher’s kind of painting. However, Pollock slowly left this traditional art education behind. de Chassey, Éric. Kelly et Matisse – Une Filiation Inavouée.” Les Cahiers du Musée National d’Art Moderne … Read the rest

American contemporary artist, Jasper Johns, Jr., was born on May 15, 1930, in Augusta, Georgia. Through media work, art provides the opportunity for physical as well as mental activity. Studio work provides relief from academic pursuits in art and in other subject areas. Since the creation of art works depend upon the manipulation of materials, the importance of developing specific art skills cannot be overstressed. It is during the period of early adolescence that students must develop studio competence. If adolescent students cannot accomplish what they perceive to be good art, they usually become discouraged and abandon art making. Feen-Calligan, H., & Matthews, W.K. (2016). Pre-professional arts based service-learning in music education and art therapy. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 17(17). The Return of the Cadavre Exquis (exhibition catalogue). Text by Ann Philbin. New York: The Drawing Center, 1993: illustrated. Forrest, L. (2014). Your song, my song, our … Read the rest

There is very good media coverage of all the various visual arts. Chan, G. (2014). Cross-cultural music therapy in community aged-care: A case vignette of a CALD elderly woman. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 25, 92-102. Hi Denise, I am glad you are learning about great artists you were unaware of through this series. As a fellow artist I am sure you can appreciate the paintings in a special way. I still have quite a few other artists to come. Jones, Leslie, Isabelle Dervaux and Susan Laxton. Drawing Surrealism. Exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2012: 58, 217, 220. Hess, Thomas B. Hans Hofmann: The Last Optimist.” New York Times, 27 February 1966. Potential income? Allowing for commission + tax, you will normally end up with approximately 50{81ba776f17fec9454490d7b8fbf4dc8c5c5020b4f83f6b2aaca6427b8ebffab5} of the retail selling price. (This element becomes more negotiable as you become more successful and better known) But of … Read the rest

Figurative art, alternatively known as figurativism, is a style in art forms -predominantly in paintings and sculptures. Space: The space is not clearly defined but there is a readily apparent foreground, middle, and background. Shapes: Edges are not indicated by outlines, but rather by a dramatic change of value (note fence). See also L.L. Fitzgerald (DR 15). Texture: Soft, because of the use of fine lines and gradual changes of value within objects. The annual LOVE in the Garden event at the New Orleans Museum of Art honors local artists whose work and lives have made a contribution to the city of New Orleans. This year’s honorees include Octavia artist Tina Freeman. Langdon, G.S. (2015). Music Therapy for Adults with Mental Illness. In B. L. Wheeler (Ed.), Music Therapy Handbook (pp. 341-353). USA: Guilford Press. Pavlicevic, M. (2007). The Music Interaction Rating Scale (Schizophrenia) (MIR(S)): Microanalysis of Co-Improvisation in Music … Read the rest

Photography is used by amateurs to preserve memories of favorite times, to capture special moments, to tell stories, to send messages, and as a source of entertainment. Trythall, S.J. (2006). Live music in hospitals: A new ‘alternative’ therapy. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, 126(3), 113-115. Pagel. David. Scratching the Surface: Thomas Nozkowski” (Ace Gallery exhibition review). Los Angeles Times, 28 March 1996. Any work in an English-language museum or collection should usually be titled as the museum or owner titles it. However, a well-known variant title is sometimes acceptable. In such cases, it might be useful to give the name the owner uses in parentheses following the variant. Since the institution normally requires that its title be used in the caption, that title should appear first. In general, when alternative titles are used, the primary or principal title is given first, with the variant (or … Read the rest

Impressionism was called “The New Painting” and just what did the nineteenth-century artistic world mean by that? Perl, Jed. New Art City (includes artist’s statements). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Wilson, S. (1991). Music therapy in education. British Journal of Music Education, 5(2), 14-17. The AmeriCorps motto, Getting Things Done,” is also the title of an exhibit marking the culmination of a year of service by VSA AmeriCorps members. Like the VSA AmeriCorps program, Getting Things Done brings together a group of people from various arts backgrounds, all of whom share a common objective to contribute their knowledge and abilities in the arts as teachers and mentors in the Albuquerque community. The exhibit represents a wide spectrum of media, including photography, video, sculpture, painting and quilting. The exhibit runs through August 8m, 2008. The public is invited to a reception for the artists on Thursday, July 5, 2008, 5pm … Read the rest

American Abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline was born on May 23rd 1910 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Flix: Gallery Artists, International Invited Artists & Emerging Irish Artists, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, October 1-25, 2003. So it comes as no surprise that playing, listening to, and especially dancing to a drum beat activates more areas of the brain than any of the other three major music ingredients. In a rock recording studio, the drums get more attention and microphones than any other instrument, and roughly half of the available decibels in a standard mix go toward the drums, while the rest of the band gets shoehorned into the remaining half. Ready, T. (2014). Sounding Home: Exploring the Use of Self-Selected Music as Meaningful Expression and Containment of Trauma with Patients Experiencing Psychosis. In M. ‘Loughlin & M. Charles (Eds.), Fragments of Trauma and the Social Production of Suffering: Trauma, History, and Memory (pp. 185-202): … Read the rest

The market for Chinese contemporary art has developed at a feverish pace, becoming the single fastest-growing segment of the international art market. David Anderson Gallery, New York. Arshile Gorky: Drawings: 1929 – 1934. 3 February – 1 March 1962. Catalogue with excerpts by Arshile Gorky. Frederick A. Sweet, Three American Paintings,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 39, 1 (Jan. 1945), 5-7, ill. The relevance of these passages of late antique monastic hagiography and the later portrait paintings from Apollo’s monastery to early imperial customs may not be immediately evident, in part because modern scholars continue to battle the stereotyping of Coptic monks as poor illiterate peasants that had begun to emerge already in the fourth century. We need look no further than Athanasius’s strategic mischaracterization of Antony as barely lettered and Jerome’s similar mischaracterization of Coptic simplicity in the preface to his translation of the Pachomian , e.g., … Read the rest

Nail art is the most versatile and latest fashion statement today. Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago, IL. Arshile Gorky: Drawings from the Julien Levy Collection. 18 March – 26 April 1969. Catalogue. Richly illustrated and filled with fascinating insight on the Abstract Expressionism movement, this compelling book is the perfect accompaniment to our highly anticipated new exhibition. Many animal songs are highly structured, some in ways that overlap with human musical forms. For example, humpback whales sing series of ‘rhyming’ phrases, which begin differently and end with the same pattern, similar to the way human musical phrases may come to similar cadence points within a piece. Rhythmic entrainment — the ability to synchronize action or sound production to a regularly produced external pulse — was long thought to be a uniquely human ability. In the past 10 years, entrainment has been recognized in a growing list of non-human species, including several … Read the rest