American Abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline was born on May 23rd 1910 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. June 10-14. Ages 4-7. From little looms to wee weavings, young artists explore the many ways to create fantastic art with fibers. $200 ($160 museum members). 803-799-2810. 1515 Main St. Zhang, C., Mou, L., Wang, X., & Guo, D. (2015). Does live music benefits patients with brain and spinal injury? European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, 19(17), 3246-3250. Stige, B., & Aarø, L.E. (2012). Invitation to Community Music Therapy. New York: Routledge. Thomas Nozkowski: Paintings & Drawings, Drawing Room, East Hampton, New York, June 24-July 25, 2016. Amir, D., & Bodner, E. (2013). Music therapy students’ reflections on their participation in a music therapy group. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 22(3), 243-273. Of all the Western painters, Frederic Remington was the most famous and influential of all. His paintings depicted the people and places … Read the rest

One of the most renowned artists of modern times, Andrew Wyeth continues to hold the American public enthrall with his almost photographic quality paintings. Sound Recording and Reproduction is an electrical, mechanical, electronic, or digital inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects. The two main classes of sound recording technology are Analog Recording and Digital Recording Acoustic analog recording is achieved by a microphone diaphragm that can detect and sense the changes in atmospheric pressure caused by acoustic sound waves and record them as a mechanical representation of the sound waves on a medium such as a phonograph record (in which a stylus cuts grooves on a record). In magnetic tape recording, the sound waves vibrate the microphone diaphragm and are converted into a varying electric current, which is then converted to a varying magnetic field by an electromagnet, which makes … Read the rest

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

In these days of budget cuts and limited resources, it’s often the case that fine arts classes are the first to be cut. These auction houses run by their own rules, generating what sometimes seems like a “wild, wild East” atmosphere. It is, for example, fairly common for a house to get consignments directly from artists, who then use the sales to establish prices for their works on the primary market. More often, now that China has hundreds of galleries, dealers come to a sale with buyers in tow, publicly bidding up works to establish “record prices” and advertise their artists. This kind of bidding ring would be considered illegal in the United States, but in China it is viewed as a savvy business practice. There is little regulation of auction houses and few developed legal norms in the field, so that even when buyers have grievances-with fakes and forgeries, … Read the rest