Muriel Barclay was born in Glasgow. Butler, Cornelia H. Walkaround Time: Dance and Drawing in the Twentieth Century.” On Line Drawing Through the Twentieth Century. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2010: 146-147, 220. It is often said that art galleries today are the new cathedrals – places that people visit to replenish the spirit in a secular age. But for many centuries, cathedrals functioned in the manner of art galleries. Walk into any cathedral in Western Europe, and you will discover countless examples of beautiful art works, from intricate wooden carvings and metalwork to moving marble sculptures and exquisite painted altarpieces. Catriona Millar paints in the rural isolation of the Scottish countryside. Surrounding her are portraits of relatives, teachers and neighbours – who are often the inspiration of her paintings. Catriona Millar does not use a paintbrush. She prefers to use a palette knife, which enables … Read the rest

Download and customize slideshows, worksheets, and other resources for use in the classroom or self-guided learning. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. The Sidney Janis Painters: Albers, Baziotes, Gorky, Gottlieb, Guston, Kline, de Kooning, Motherwell, Pollock, Rothko. 8 April – 7 May 1961. Catalogue with texts by Dore Ashton and Kenneth Donahue; published in Bulletin (John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art) 1 (April 1961). In recent years we have begun to gain a firmer understanding of where and how music is processed in the brain, which should lay a foundation for answering evolutionary questions. Collectively, studies of patients with brain injuries and imaging of healthy individuals have unexpectedly uncovered no specialized brain center for music. Rather music engages many areas distributed throughout the brain, including those that are usually involved in other kinds of cognition. The active areas vary with the person’s individual experiences and musical … Read the rest