Lillie Turner is in love with clay – not a guy named Clay, as her husband’s name is Jeremy, but clay, as in pottery clay. Lillie’s first exposure to pottery was in 2015, at a community club taking 6 nights of wheel throwing classes. Throwing on the wheel did not come easy and is still a struggle somedays to center the clay, pull up the wall, and make pieces that match in shape and size, but she does not give up easily!      The community pottery club in town allowed potters 24 hours access to the studio which was great for a newbie who was very enthusiastic. Many hours were spent at the wheel- but Lillie had a keen interest in learning all aspects of pottery, so she volunteered to load kilns, maintain kilns, which gave her great experience early on. The next big step was to learn about glazes, with … Read the rest

There is very good media coverage of all the various visual arts. Cotter, Holland. Following the Paper Trail: Ellsworth Kelly’s Adventure.” The New York Times (April 30, 1999): E40. Basualdo, Carlos. A Conversation with Keith L. and Katherine Sachs.” Embracing The Contemporary – The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection. Exh. cat. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2016: 20-41. Tolerance – This is the process whereby increasing amounts of listening to music are required to achieve the former mood modifying effects. This basically means that for someone engaged in listening to music, they gradually build up the amount of the time they spend listening to music every day. Master Drawings from the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection. Exh. cat. Japan: TG Concepts, Inc. (Taniguchi Jimusho), 2003: 75, 121, 131. appreciation of or responsiveness to musical sounds or harmonies: Music was in his very soul. Graffiti artists from the Southwest seeking … Read the rest

Jean Arp, also known as Hans Arp, was a German-French painter, sculptor, and poet. Jacob Kainen, a Washington artist, helped Louis to obtain a teaching position at the Washington Workshop Center of the Arts, which was founded in 1945 by Leon and Ida Berkowitz. Louis taught two adult painting classes each week. He became friendly with Kenneth Noland, also an instructor at the workshop. See the Eyes On exhibition overview page for the latest information on the multi-year contemporary art series. Concerning the marble revetment in the church we can find the green marble of Karystos, rose-colored from Phrygia, red Imperial Porphyry from Egypt, Green Porphyry from Sparta, buff lassikos from Caria, white-yellowish marble from Lydia, gold-colored marble from Libya, chunky black and white breccia Celticum from France, honey-colored Onyx from Pamukkale, green Verde Antique from Thessaly, white marble from Proconnesos and the grey-colored marble from Vosporos, which have all … Read the rest

Jackson Pollock, a great American painter of the 20th century, established a distinct way of painting that produced a major impact on the world of art. Rondeau, James and Anne Rorimer. Contemporary Collecing – The Judith Neisser Collection. Exh. cat. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2011: 74-76, 156. Shapes: Edges are not clearly defined. The negative shapes (see behind the ear) are interesting even though they represent unoccupied space. Composition: The image is placed slightly left of centre. It fills the frame and even runs off it. More than 60 works by non-conformist, Leonid Lamm (1928-2017), now on view at the Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University through September 30, 2018. This will be the first US retrospective of the artist’s works and confirms his position as a leading figure of the Soviet underground movement. You are viewing the Red Rag British Art Gallery art page for contemporary Landscape paintings … 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