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Canadian artist infuses florals with emotion Special

Toronto - Artist Bobbie Burgers is one of Canada's most celebrated and popular working artists. Known for her lush, large-scale floral depictions, she's had sold out shows for over 10 years. Her latest exhibition explores emotion and the fleeting nature of beauty.
Digital Journal Report by Cate Kustanczy - 2 comments

The Met's Balthus Show Offers Meditations on Power And Sex Special

New York - There’s a special sort of power in the new Balthus exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one combining the whimsy and fearlessness of youth with the tension of the male gaze.
Digital Journal Report by Cate Kustanczy - 2 comments

Mickalene Thomas shows her soul at the Brooklyn Museum Special

New York - Brooklyn painter Mickalene Thomas is receiving her first major show at the Brooklyn Museum. The New Jersey-born artist puts a female spin on art history while portraying a strong, highly eroticized vision of femininity.
Digital Journal Report by Cate Kustanczy

Brett Whiteley - new exhibition: The London Years 1960-67 Special

Sydney - Digital Journal attended the media preview of ‘The London Years 1960-67’ - a new Brett Whiteley exhibition, which will display 56 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from the time when he was living in London in the 1960s.
Digital Journal Report by Richard Milnes

Topless Thai painter is causing a fuss

A morality debate has stirred after a painter, who used her bare breasts to paint on a canvas, appeared on a recent episode of Thailand's Got Talent
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 2 comments

Thomas Kinkade, the ‘Painter of Light’, dead at 54

Los Gatos - Artist Thomas Kinkade, known for his paintings of landscapes with cottages, rural gardens, Chistmas scenes and churches bathed in morning light, died yesterday of natural causes at age 54, as reported by his family.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar - 3 comments

Toronto Fringe Festival introduces outlet for visual artists Special

Toronto - The annual Toronto Fringe Festival has broadened its scope beyond performance art with the debut of Visual Fringe, showcasing the works of various artists, featuring paintings, photography, collages, sculptures and sound installation.
Digital Journal Report by Melissa Hayes - 1 comment

Is 'Mini Monet' boy just a flash in the pan, or a true genius?

The young Briton boy who has skyrocketed to fame in the art world also has his critics that do not think his talent is of the enduring kind.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 4 comments

Boy,7, dubbed 'Mini Monet', sells latest paintings for £150,000

Young Briton Kieron Williamson, compared to artistic giants Monet and Picasso, has a worldwide fan base, all clamoring for his paintings. The young artistic genius sold his latest offerings in just one half hour.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 21 comments

Andrew Wyeth, American Painter Extraordinaire, Dead at 91

America's most renowned painter, Andrew Wyeth, dead at the age of 91. His works were regarded by some with delight, but many critics were not pleased.
In the Media by Joan Firstenberg - 2 comments

Prominent Penile Portraitist 'Pricasso' Vies for the Prize

The self-professed "one and only" penis painter has perplexed Australia's art community by entering a painting for consideration to the Archibald Prize '08 self-portrait competition.
In the Media by Carolyn E. Price - 13 comments

Capturing the Essence of Canadian Beauty

A portrait artist based in Rama, Ont., Travis Shilling seeks to capture a subject’s essence on canvas. A full-time painter since 16, the 25-year-old has showcased his work at various galleries in Toronto.
In the Media by David Silverberg

Another Side Of Armin Mueller-Stahl: As A Painter

LUEBECK (dpa) - German TV viewers are becoming reacquainted with the artistry of actor Armin Mueller-Stahl these days in a 3-part docu-drama about writer Thomas Mann and his family, but visitors to Mann's birthplace city of Luebeck are getting a new pe...
In the Media by Douglas Sutton

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Wendy Whiteley at the media preview of the new Brett Whiteley exhibition: The London Years 1960-67.
Wendy Whiteley at the media preview of the new Brett Whiteley exhibition: The London Years 1960-67.
A man paints a picture in Venice  Italy
Riccardo Cuppini
A man paints a picture in Venice, Italy
 I want to be able to forge my own path   Bobbie Burgers explains   create my own genre  and not wor...
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"I want to be able to forge my own path," Bobbie Burgers explains, "create my own genre, and not worry about where I sit in relation to other artists. I create art that interests me, and that is the only type of art that I will ever be able to create. I will never be able to follow a trend of a group; I am far too isolated from larger art trends. I think that we all just do what we do well, and respect each other for it."
Antoni Tàpies  (13 December 1923 – 6 February 2012) was a Spanish painter  sculptor and art theor...
Antoni Tàpies, (13 December 1923 – 6 February 2012) was a Spanish painter, sculptor and art theorist

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