Daniel Cristian Chiriac, born 1972 in Romania, paints oil on canvas. Walsh, R. (1997). When having means losing: Music therapy with a young adolescent with a learning disability and emotional and behavioural difficulties. British Journal of Music Therapy, 11(1), 3-17. This research study investigates parent’s use of the CD “Baby Beats.” “Baby Beats” is a CD of songs for infants and young children given to parents upon their infant’s discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). A music therapy student performed the lullabies and folksongs recorded on “Baby Beats” in the style taught thru NICU-MT training. Along with the recording parents were given a booklet of developmentally appropriate activities to use with their infants while listening to the CD. Two weeks after discharge the parents were called and asked to answer a follow-up survey regarding their use of the CD and music with their infant. Parents were asked to … 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. Mood modification – This refers to the subjective experiences that people report as a consequence of listening to music and can be seen as a coping strategy (i.e., they experience an arousing ‘buzz’ or a ‘high’ or paradoxically a tranquilizing feel of ‘escape’ or ‘numbing’). Motivation Visuals PR 12, PR 13, PR 14, PR 15. After studying each slide individually, compare them in terms of shape and texture. Experimentation Not usually possible due to limited materials. Some helpful hints: a) Slightly heated linoleum blocks are easier to cut. b) Use benchhooks, and point cutting tools away from fingers. c) Avoid overusing single line in block cutting. Emphasize, instead, positive and negative shapes, and texture. Look at how the artist has cut into or left uncut the surface of … Read the rest

Vincent Willem van Gogh or Vincent van Gogh or Van Gogh or Vincent Gogh, was one of the finest Dutch artists, who is also called as the father of Expressionism. Eat that Question- Frank Zappa in his own words (2016) 1h 33min Documentary, Biography, Music. Frank Zappa was one of the greatest explorers of sound, using music as a medium to open peoples minds to the possibilities. And he was also an activist who was angered and disappointed with our dysfunctional governing systems , as millions are today. Thank you Frank. Kingsley, April. Art on the Beach: Provincetown People and Places” (includes artist’s statements). Art Express 2, no. 2 (March-April 1982): pp. 45-49. Tucquet, B., & Leung, M. (2014). Music therapy services in pediatric oncology: A national clinical practice review. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 31(6), 327-338. Perrault, John, Fizzling Out to a Summer Drought” (Betty Parsons Gallery exhibition review). … Read the rest

Figurative art, alternatively known as figurativism, is a style in art forms -predominantly in paintings and sculptures. Réalités Nouvelles 5ème Salon. Exh. cat. Paris: Palais des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, 1950. Washburn Gallery, New York. Arshile Gorky, In Memory. 2 – 28 November 1978. Catalogue with reprinted texts by André Breton and Willem de Kooning. Kordovan, S., Preissler, P., Kamphausen, A., Bokemeyer, C., & Oechsle, K. (2016). Prospective study on music therapy in terminally ill cancer patients during specialized inpatient palliative care. Journal of palliative medicine, 19(4), 394-399. Bakagiannis, S., & Tarrant, M. (2006). Can music bring people together? Effects of shared musical preference on intergroup bias in adolescence. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 47(2), 129-136. In the 19th century, one of the key ways that new compositions became known to the public was by the sales of sheet music , which middle class amateur music lovers would perform … Read the rest

Daniel Cristian Chiriac, born 1972 in Romania, paints oil on canvas. Milla, Martina. American Modern. Works from the Corcoran Gallery of Art.” Modernitat Americana: Obres de la Corcoran Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. La Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2008: 33, 148-149, 169. Landau, Ellen G., ed. Reading Abstract Expressionism (includes artist’s statements). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005. Kuniharu Shimizu is a kind of artist I admire deeply the one for whom creation is a way of life. He has supported himself as a graphic artist, an editor, and exhibition planner. For the joy of it, he has created countless haiga as well as writing haiku and haibun (haiku with prose or narrative), and also bilingual short stories. He is an advisor to The World Haiku Association and finds time to judge of the WHA Monthly Haiga Contest as well. Fresno Art Museum and the Armenian Museum, Fresno, CA. … Read the rest