Robert Motherwell was a young American ‘Abstract Expressionist’ painter, printer, collage maker, and author. The collection of modern and contemporary art at the Gallery is noteworthy for exemplary works from the 20th century and the early years of the 21st century. Particular strengths are an exceptional group of avant-garde artworks from 1920 to 1940 represented in the Société Anonyme Collection, as well as an outstanding collection of mid-20th-century American paintings. Procter, S. (2006). What are we playing at? Social capital and music therapy. In R. Edwards, J. Franklin & J. Holland (Eds.), Assessing Social Capital: Concept, Policy and Practice (pp. 146-162). Cambridge: Scholars Press. When I was putting this together I was particularly struck by William Orpen’s story. So many of the other artists concentrated their attention on the ruined landscape, whereas Orpen saw the soldiers and the ruined lives. The dreadful thing about war is the almost casual way … Read the rest

Impressionism was called “The New Painting” and just what did the nineteenth-century artistic world mean by that? The V&A Jameel Gallery, home to outstanding Islamic art, is the exhibition area for art works created by short-listed competitors for the Jameel Prize 2011. Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. 10 American Painters: Josef Albers, William Baziotes, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, Philip Guston, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko. 7 May – 2 June 1961. Catalogue. Aug. 5-9. Ages 4-7. Paint, paper, textiles, and beyond — explore all kinds of media as you learn about the elements of art and principles of design. Young artists let their creativity soar as they create art incorporating different materials every day. $200 ($160 museum members). 803-799-2810. 1515 Main St. Magill, L. (2009). The meaning of the music: The role of music in palliative care music therapy as perceived by bereaved caregivers … Read the rest