Nail art is the most versatile and latest fashion statement today. Wasserman, Isabelle. Selections from the Michael Crichton Collection. Exh. cat. San Diego: San Diego State University Gallery, 1980: 12. Oleg Lang will be exhibiting at the Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art in August 2009. Cassidy, J.W. (2009). The effect of decibel level of music stimuli and gender on head circumference and physiological responses of premature infants in the NICU. Journal of Music Therapy, 46(3), 180-190. We provide art lovers and art collectors with one of the best places on the planet to discover modern and contemporary art. One 2014 study surveyed a group of people in order to determine why we enjoy sad music. The study pinned down four different rewards of music-evoked sadness: Reward of imagination, emotional regulation, empathy, and no real-life implications. Tosatto, Guy. Au fil du trait de Matisse à Basquiat.” Oeuvres sur papier du Centre … Read the rest

Daniel Cristian Chiriac, born 1972 in Romania, paints oil on canvas. When people start paying good money for your paintings, this is the ultimate endorsement as to the value of your art, and confirms its appeal to others. This page shows you how to get sales and find success as an artist. Smeijsters, H. (1996). Music therapy with anorexia nervosa: An integrative theoretical and methodological perspective. British Journal of Music Therapy, 10(2), 3-13. There is a significant body of evidence showing structural and functional differences in the adult brains of musicians and nonmusicians. However, whether these differences are the result of nature or of nurture is still subject to debate. They may be the outcome of factors which existed prior to training (i.e., brain predispositions or aptitude) or result from brain adaptations due to musical training or experience (e.g., mere exposure fostering implicit learning) during sensitive periods of brain development. … Read the rest

Robert Motherwell was a young American ‘Abstract Expressionist’ painter, printer, collage maker, and author. The exterior edges show the wooden structure which underlies the quillwork. A variety of traditional design motifs including star patterns, circles, moose, flora, fauna, and waves cover the surface. The overall design is symmetrical. Colours are generally cool except for a few areas of earth tones. Forms: The repeated geometric forms are identical in size, shape, colour, and texture. The forms are dramatized by light which falls on them. Movement: The non-stable appearance of the forms, as if they were caught in a moment of incomplete action, creates tension. Rose, Barbara translated by Elisabeth Jappe. Ellsworth Kelly: Der scharf eingestellte Blick.” Ellsworth Kelly: Gemälde und Skulpturen 1966-1979. Exh. cat. Baden-Baden: Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 1980: 7-36. Metell, M., & Stige, B. (2015). Blind spots in music therapy. Toward a critical notion of participation in context of children … Read the rest

In the not-so-recent past, when someone wanted to buy art, they had to walk into a gallery in a major city. Kayyali, A. (2006). Music therapy for decreasing patient stress: A new study is currently examining its effectiveness. American Journal of Nursing, 106(4), 72A. Leja, Michael. Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s (includes artist’s statements). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1993. After visiting a Scott show in London in 1953, James Johnson Sweeney, then director of the Guggenheim, wrote to the gallerist Martha Jackson: “At last England has a painter.” That same year Scott became one of the first British artists to visit New York, where Martha Jackson introduced him to Rothko, De Kooning, Kline, and Pollock. The following year, Scott, with Hepworth and Bacon, took part in a three-person show at the MJ Gallery going on to exhibit with Jackson regularly through the next decade. … Read the rest

There is very good media coverage of all the various visual arts. Chan, G. (2014). Cross-cultural music therapy in community aged-care: A case vignette of a CALD elderly woman. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 25, 92-102. Hi Denise, I am glad you are learning about great artists you were unaware of through this series. As a fellow artist I am sure you can appreciate the paintings in a special way. I still have quite a few other artists to come. Jones, Leslie, Isabelle Dervaux and Susan Laxton. Drawing Surrealism. Exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2012: 58, 217, 220. Hess, Thomas B. Hans Hofmann: The Last Optimist.” New York Times, 27 February 1966. Potential income? Allowing for commission + tax, you will normally end up with approximately 50% of the retail selling price. (This element becomes more negotiable as you become more successful and better known) But of … Read the rest