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Who Are the Top Six Artists?

Over the last 12 years, a group has been monitoring the winning paintings and artists across major art competitions. The results are...
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The Artists’ Fellowship and the Art of Giving

A spotlight on the Artists' Fellowship, a charitable foundation that assists professional visual artists and their families in times of emergency, disability, or bereavement.
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Figurative Art: 11 Paintings of People in Interesting Clothing

Artists have always enjoyed the challenge of looking afresh at their models — of capturing them in a special outfit that strikes a different visual or emotional note. Today we survey artworks showing people in clothing we don’t see every day.
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3 Quick Tips on Painting Feathers

If your paintings of birds are too “tight,” consider these tips from Cheri Christensen on how to loosen up.
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Fresh Faces: Figurative Art by Jon Sours

Created in a diverse range of wet and dry media, Jon Sours’s subjects have a freshness that sets them apart from their abstract surroundings.
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Watercolor Masters Open Their Studio Doors

World-class watercolor artists from all over the world are welcoming you into their art studios this one-of-a-kind virtual event. Enjoy Q&A sessions with the faculty, roundtable discussions, and much more.
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A Landscape Painting Spotlight: Big Sky

Congratulations to Robert Niedzwiecki, whose work has been recognized in the PleinAir Salon. Here, Niedzwiecki tells us how his dramatic landscape painting, "Big Sky" came to be.
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Artist Cesar Santos: Inspiration for “The Three Graces”

When Cesar Santos imagined a gallery room that held paintings by Rothko and Goya, he envisioned a dynamic scene that inspired this work...
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Devotion and Fantasy, Witchcraft, and the World’s End

This selection of paintings and prints from a major private Charleston collection of Northern Renaissance art introduces a world of intensely, and sometimes disturbingly, vivid imagery.
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German Art from the Saint Louis Art Museum

"Storm of Progress" will showcase a range of media, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, and decorative arts. Among the artists represented are Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Käthe Kollwitz, Gabriele Münter, Joseph Beuys, and Georg Baselitz.

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