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. Moreover, monks represented one of the most literate segments of the population of late antique Egypt. That literacy is typically attributed to the insistence in the Pachomian cenobitic tradition on teaching monks to read. In fact monastic education that was steeped in scripture and theology rather than the classics of Greek and Latin literature of worldly education helped to create and sustain a predominantly scriptural perspective across all monastic practice.E.g., H. Lundhaug, Memory and Early Monastic Literary Practices: A Cognitive Perspective,” Journal of Cognitive Historiography 1, no. 1 (2014): 98-120. On this scripturalism, see D. Burton-Christie, The Word in the Desert: Scripture and the Quest for Holiness in Early Christian Monasticism (New York, 1993). As concerns Apollo’s monastery, Alain Delattre has established the literacy … Read the rest

Jean Arp, also known as Hans Arp, was a German-French painter, sculptor, and poet. Is it for a special occasion, a charity fundraiser or possibly as a unique photographic gift for your partner? Whatever the reason it’s decision time. Fer, Briony. Outside In.” Ellsworth Kelly: Outside In. Exh. cat. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2015. Universities around the world establish clinics on campus for various uses, including research, opportunities for those in the community to receive services, as well as for students to gain experiences in their field. The purpose of this study was to survey universities with on-campus music therapy clinics to examine and describe the following: (a) number of clients served, (b) groups or individual services primarily offered, (c) if part- or full-time board certified music therapists are employed by the clinic, (d) if board certified music therapists employed are considered university employees, (e) how payment rates, if … Read the rest

There are many wonderful artists in Norco, California, including face and body painters, caricaturists, portrait artists, and airbrush artists. Known for his nature-driven abstract paintings, inspired by the landscapes of British Columbia, Smith kept painting through 2018, living and working until the end in his West Coast Modern home, designed in 1966 by the architect and urban planner Arthur Erickson. He could actually paint from his living room,” says Angela Grossman, a Vancouver-based painter and friend of Smith’s, who recalls his hospitality and generosity toward younger artists and many visits to his home perched on a rocky outcropping between the sea and forest. 1977 Perceptions of the Spirit in Twentieth-Century American Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art and subsequent tour. When Davy Brown returned from his travels he successfully taught contemporary art in Scottish schools. Throughout this time Davy Brown continued to paint and exhibit his paintings along with other leading … 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. Donohoe, Victoria. Abstract Return to the Area by Nozkowski” (Cava Gallery exhibition review). The Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 April 1987. Kulkarni, S., Johnson, P., Kettles, S., & Kasthuri, R. (2012). Music during interventional radiological procedures, effect on sedation, pain and anxiety: A randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Radiology, 85(1016), 1059-1063. Thomas Nozkowski: Recent Work (exhibition catalogue). Text by John Yau. New York: PaceWildenstein, 2008. Older adults prefer singing and listening activities over other music activities, and they preferred popular music over other types of music. Other than the study conducted by VanWeelden and Cevasco (2009), which only consisted of 36 participants listening to 36 popular songs and songs from musicals, a large-scale study of song preferences has not been conducted to address the music preferences of the current … Read the rest

Body adornment has always included body painting, tattooing, and other kinds of body art, this has been the case over the ages; but in recent times, body art has become more varied and endlessly creative. Such a thesis is virtually impossible to prove, but he does offer two pieces of evidence to back up his assertion. The first uses data from the 1993 General Sociology Survey, conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. The 1,500 respondents were asked to rate 18 genres of music on a scale of 1 (strongly dislike) to 5 (strongly like). Their verbal intelligence was measured by a test in which they selected a synonym for a word out of five candidates. Verbal intelligence is known to be highly correlated with general intelligence,” Kanazawa writes. He found that net of age, race, sex, education, family income, religion, current and past marital … Read the rest

What do we mean by contemporary art”? You’ll find sculptures, paintings, photography, collages and other recontextualized works lining the walls of this River North gallery, which has been hosting exhibitions and representing emerging and established artists since 1986. Lakshmi, L., Sharma, S. B., & Shyamala, R. (2015). A study to assess the effectiveness of music therapy on elderly residing in selected geriatric homes, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Scientific Research, 4(10), 462-464. Below is the compiled a list of professional body art professionals who are sure to be a crowd puller at your next event. Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi, New York, September 5-October 5, 2014. The results showed a significant effect of music therapy on global state. Music therapy showed moderate to large effects on general mental state, negative symptoms, depression and anxiety. There were the difference between individual studies and they were explained based … Read the rest

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), the most influential figure of the ‘Contemporary Art,’ was recognized for his strongly expressed contempt for the field of conventional ‘Fine Arts.’ He was in a way related to ‘Surrealist Movement,’ the descendant of ‘Cubism.’ Duchamp’s methodology and themes however, were not well received by ‘Cubists.’ This led to his inclination towards the ‘Dada Movement.’ “Nu descendant un escalier n° 2 (Nude Descending a Staircase, No.2)” was Marcel’s most famous as well as scandalous ‘Dadaist’ work, which also became a turning point of his life. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Reflections of Nature: Flowers in American Art. 1 March – 20 May 1984. Catalogue with text by Ella M. Foshay. Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA. 1933 Revisited: American Masters of the Early Thirties. 20 March – 24 April 1983. Catalogue with text by William H. Sterling. A colon—not a period, comma, or semicolon—is … Read the rest

Robert Motherwell was a young American ‘Abstract Expressionist’ painter, printer, collage maker, and author. Last year the collection of approximately 200 works was sold to William Acquavella, who consigned it to Sotheby’s. Auction house officials will not discuss financial details, but Sotheby’s had a stake in the collection. After the sale it was widely reported that many of the artists were angered by the auction because, they said, they had sold their works to Goedhuis at discount prices in exchange for promises that the collection would remain together for public display. Galerie Brusberg, Hannover. Arshile Gorky: Zeichnungen und Bilder aus der Collection von Julien Levy. 18 June – 31 August 1971. Exhibition information published in Brusberg Berichte 12 (1971). Burliuk Gallery, New York. Exhibition of Works of Art by Noted American Artists from the Collection of Marussia Burliuk. 16 – 29 November 1952. Checklist published in Color and Rhyme, no. … Read the rest

Daniel Cristian Chiriac, born 1972 in Romania, paints oil on canvas. Try to imagine the tools with which the artist may have applied the inks (brush? pens? twigs?). How might the artist have used them? (painting broadly? dripping? scratching? smearing?). The white ink must have been applied after the black ink had dried. Compare this white line to the white in Janice Udell’s drawing (DR 9). Städtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf. 2 Jarhzehnte amerikanische Malerei 1920 – 1940. 10 June – 12 August 1979. Traveled to Kunsthaus Zürich, 23 August – 28 October 1979; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 10 November – 30 December 1979. Catalogue. Fine, Ruth E. The 1980s: Prints from the Collection of Joshua P. Smith. Exh. cat. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1989. Janie C. Lee Master Drawings, New York. Abstract Expressionist Drawings, 1941-1955. 5 November – 30 December 1988. Catalogue with text by Robert McDaniel. American Beauty. … Read the rest

Pieter Cornelis Mondrian Jr. (Piet Mondrian) was born in the Amersfoort area of Netherlands on the 7th of March, 1872. Bates, D. (2015). Ethics in Music Therapy. In B. L. Wheeler (Ed.), Music Therapy Handbook (pp. 64-75). New York; London: Guilford Publications. As an artist, Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) started young. His catalog raisonné begins with drawings he made in 1933, the year he turned 11: renderings of cowboys in strokes of dark, heavy pencil whose intensity goes beyond gun battles. Paintings and Works on Paper 1946-1952,” the main exhibition at Van Doren Waxter, follows Diebenkorn moving quickly toward his first mature abstract style. Providence Art Club, RI. Critics’ Choice: Art Since World War II. 31 March – 24 April 1965. Catalogue with texts by Thomas B. Hess, Hilton Kramer and Harold Rosenberg. Lithophane is an etched or molded artwork in very thin translucent porcelain that can be seen clearly only … Read the rest