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Henry Moore

Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA RBS (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English sculptor and artist. He was best known for his semi- 4,500 more words

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Thonet

Michael Thonet was born in the small river town of Boppard am Rhein, Germany in 1796. A skilled craftsman, he painstakingly carved his furniture from European beech until he discovered a method of bending wood. 654 more words

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Should public art galleries demand academic credentials before they show your work?

                                                           Academic inflation.
     Should public art galleries demand academic credentials before they show your work?

This is an important question for the art world. I put this question out recently and I received some very strong reactions from many artists. 338 more words

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Child-centered families

Winner, Gifted Children, 188-9

The most extreme cases of child-centered families occur when the child’s gift is in a performance domain such as athletics, or even music and chess.   178 more words

Art World Abstracts: Tate Britain Plans Major Barbara Hepworth Show, and More!

The Tate Britain has released details on the first large-scale London exhibition of Barbara Hepworth’s artwork since 1968. “Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World” will open in October and feature over 70 works, including her most recognizable abstract carvings and bronze sculptures, previously unseen photos from the Hepworth archive, and experimental photograms created by Hepworth. 421 more words