Founded in 1979, Modernism has since presented more than 450 exhibitions, both historical and contemporary, in media ranging from painting to photography, sculpture to performance, by an international roster of artists. An esteemed figure in contemporary painting, Walker has been called one of the standout abstract painters of the last fifty years” by The Boston Globe. And art critic John Yau writes, He makes paintings that you can move around in, argue with, think about, and chew on.” From 1999 to 2014, Walker led the Graduate Program in Painting at Boston University, helping to make it known for excellence in painting at the graduate level. Prior to that he taught at Cooper Union and Yale University. This limited not only who could purchase art, but who could sell it as well. If artists didn’t have the right connections, it was unlikely that they could market their art, no matter how … 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. Walentini, Joseph. Thomas Nozkowski.” Abstract Art Online, 1 March 2006. The Italians love to sing and with their famous tradition in Opera that comes as no surprise. But outside of their native land not many Italian Rock singers are that well known. So here is a selection of some of the best male solo artists that the country has produced. Painting Local Views and locally inspired subjects: If you have acquired the skill and ability to paint to a high standard, with attractive style, you are virtually certain to be able to sell LOCAL scenes in any area of outstanding beauty or visual interest. If you live in (or near to) a prime location, with a lot of seasonal visitors, there is a ready-made hungry market, and this … 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. Whistler’s Mother is easily recognized art-work by its appearance in the Rowan Atkinson’s movie Bean. It’s an oil-on-canvas by an American born artist James McNeil Whistler in 1871. Its official name is Arrangement in Grey and Black, but became famous by its current name. It is a depiction of the artist’s mother, Anna McNeil Whistler. The art-work is so popular in American culture that it has appeared in numerous shows, films and parodied works. Becoming the symbol of Motherhood” and Family Values”, the American post office released a stamp showing the image of Whistler’s Mother. Because of its fame and artistic accomplishments, it is sometimes stated as American Icon and Victorian Mona Lisa. Currently, it’s located at Musee d’Orsay, Paris. Musical Language are … Read the rest

Urry means plenty of different things – but above all else, it indicates an affinity for cartoon creatures and other anthropomorphic animals. Osborne, J. (2003). Art and the child with autism: Therapy or education? Early Child Development and Care, 173(4), 411-423. Ockelford, A., & Welch, G. (2012). Mapping Musical Development in Learners with the Most Complex Needs: The Sounds of Intent Project. In G. McPherson & G. Welch (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Music Education (Vol. 2, pp. 11-30). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Storr, Robert. The Map Room: A Visitor’s Guide. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1994. Most portrait paintings of the time that Mona Lisa was painted had something to indicate who the sitter was such as a family name or some emblem. Unfortunately, that’s not the case with Leonardo’s famous painting. No information could be found among Leonardo’s papers when he died and the … Read the rest