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African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection

This past weekend, I went to the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) for an art connoisseurship workshop as part of the exhibition African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection. 89 more words

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Luhring Augustine: an insider's view on the gallery structure

SINCE ITS FOUNDING IN 1985 BY LAWRENCE R. LUHRING AND ROLAND J. AUGUSTINE, LUHRING AUGUSTINE GALLERY, LOCATED IN CHELSEA ON 25TH STREET,  HAS GAINED GREAT CRITICAL RESPECT FOR ITS EXHIBITIONS OF  CONTEMPORARY MASTERS,  MARCEL DUCHAMP (1987), GERHARD RICHTER (1994), AND MARTIN KIPPENBERGER (2005), TO NAME A FEW, WHO SERVE AS HISTORICAL ANTECEDENTS FOR THE GALLERY’S CONTEMPORARY PROGRAM.   840 more words

Giving Away Art for the Love of Sharing Art!

I came across this little video on the internets about a former Steelers Running Back Baron Bach creating and giving away his art. What really hit me was how much he thought it through before he started. 45 more words

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EXPO CHGO

On Friday I drove the 4 (or 3.5 if you’re that sort of driver) hours down to Chicago to check out Expo Chicago at Navy Pier. 348 more words

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Watercolor and birds

It looks like this is the Summer of watercolor for me! It’s really surprising since I always had a little prejudice against watercolor, imagining ruffly doilies and pink roses and other old lady things (much appologies to ladies who do like those things, its just not my cuppa tea). 73 more words

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Bargain Sale Patriarch: A Tale of the Sad Decline of Art Collecting

I was surprised to read the news that British investment banker Jonathan Ruffer is to open a new public gallery dedicated to his collection of religious art, focusing on the period known as the Spanish Golden Age of the 17th century.   604 more words

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