HEALTHBEAT Ageless artists
When a team with the Research Center for Arts and Culture at Columbia University was gathering information for a study on aging artists, their subjects had plenty of observations to share, from the ... Posted on 6/10/11 at 11:31 AM
DRAGON NEWS Legendary fiddling
From the Cheryl Nelson Lossett Performing Arts Series...
Roby Lakatos is called a "devil's fiddler," born into the legendary family of gypsy violinists descended from Janos Bihari, "King of Gyp... Posted on 4/29/11 at 2:37 PM
ON MY MIND Writing - a gift to yourself
In 2006, I joined a group of people at Woodbury United Methodist Church for a 12-week study of the book "The Artist's Way: a Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity" by Julia Cameron.
The 12-we... Posted on 1/4/10 at 5:39 PM
BEMIDJI ARTS NEWS calendar and current events
Thanks to all of you who have sent in messages and dates for your upcoming events. I am still working on how to set up the calendar as well as put in some video and/or pics of current productio... Posted on 11/18/09 at 1:16 PM
Artist Thomas Kinkade once said that he had something in common with Walt Disney and Norman Rockwell: He wanted to make people happy. The self-described "Painter of Light," who died Friday at age 54, produced sentimental scenes of country gardens and pastoral landscapes in dewy morning light that were beloved by many but criticized by the art establishment.
Krandel Lee Newton, who calls himself the “Original Butt Sketch” artist, is from Dallas. He spent four hours at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead on Thursday sketching peoples’ backsides. His title is a little misleading, though: he sketches more than just rear ends.
More than 70 years after it was plundered by the Nazis, a missing painting by Monet that depicts the shimmering blue rapids of the Creuse River has pitted two of the wealthiest and most prominent families in France against each other.
Ken Price, an internationally known artist whose glazed and painted clay blurred the lines between ceramics and sculpture, is being remembered for his humor, his love of natural shapes and for the long hours he spent in the studio perfecting what became a style all his own.
Paintings, photos, even bird sounds are part of the art exhibit 'Life Among Birds' By the time photographer Rosalie Winard graduated from college, she was known as "The Pelican Lady" for her exhaustive study of the threat and greeting display of pelicans during breeding season and for teaching others about bird life.
"That is where I first fell in love with pelicans," Winnard said.
Apparent end of UND's use of symbol disappoints artist Bennett Brien remains proud of his art, which often has been called one of the most attractive logos - or symbols - in American sports. Former President Charles Kupchella says Brien's "Fighting Sioux" is classic, beautiful and respectful. Even one Fighting Sioux nickname critic says the image itself has never been the issue. "It's how the image is being used," Lucy Ganje says.
Decorative art was built into the architecture of Minnesota’s two newest college hockey venues. Other open areas inside The Sanford Center in Bemidji and Amsoil Arena in Duluth were left blank and open for an artist’s touch.
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