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Graham Nickson’s Drawing Marathon (June 6–17) gives students an understanding of the important language of drawing through form, space, and scale. The Highline Marathon with Linda Darling (June 6–17) brings softer forms of nature together with geometric city architecture and the figure in this one of a kind environment. Bruce Gagnier’s Sculpture Marathon (June 6–17), teaches clay modeling from perception with spontaneity and vision.
In Arbor Vitae Painting with Graham Nickson (June 20–July 1), intense color methods introduce new palettes and metaphors, as students paint in the Old Westbury Gardens and synthesize their plein air paintings with live models in the studio. Portrait Painting Focus with Joe Santore (June 20–July 1) focuses on the process and tradition of portraiture. Storytelling and Relief Sculpture with Jock Ireland and Leonid Lerman (June 20–July 1) introduces relief sculpture with an emphasis on storytelling and the ways in which stories are told through sculpture today.
Why Paint the Figure with Elisa Jensen (July 5–22) explores the history of figuration and leads to development of personal imagery. Sculpture for Public Places with Jilaine Jones and Lee Tribe (July 5–22) will address a range of impulses, roles, narratives, and purposes of sculpture in the outdoor urban context.
Marathons are the ideal way for professional artists and students to invigorate studio work and explore new territory. Apply now for Summer 2016!
In a world delighted and entertained by displays of material excess, Diane Simpson shows that there is another possibility.
The animal carcass sculptures are gruesome yet their materials — the artist’s own discarded clothing — lend them some gentleness.
View work by over 40 experimental artists and collectives from throughout the Americas who contributed to New York’s art scene during the 1960s and ’70s.
Mr. Bernatowicz, in your introductory text you talk about the need for honesty, the disease of hypocrisy, overreaching governments. You do not fulfill a single one of your own ideals.
The biggest problem with turning Dune into a film is that the book appears increasingly derivative of generic sci-fi tropes.
This exhibition explores how images of the human body were used to provoke profound physical and emotional responses in viewers from the 15th through 18th centuries.
Ed Roberson’s motorcycle ride from Pittsburgh to the Pacific is a quest-romance, an exploration of American culture and American mythology.
The collaborative handmade paper- and printmaking center at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts publishes new works by Liz Collins and Sarah McEneaney.
The legendary performer amassed a collection of about 10,000 rare books, posters, and artwork about all things esoteric.
The proceeds will benefit the BDC’s community-centered initiatives and exhibitions.