Secrets of the Wallace: The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1767)

Secrets of the Wallace: The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1767)

Hello I’m Chistobel and I’m Niamh and today we are going to be discussing decadence, agency and ambiguity in Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s best known painting, The Swing. Here to give us some insider knowledge is Curatorial Assistant Carmen Holdsworth-Delgado. Could you give us some information about how The Swing came into being? A poet’s accounts has […]

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AFN Daegu – Pacific Update – Fine Arts Exhibition

AFN Daegu – Pacific Update – Fine Arts Exhibition

Photos, paintings and elaborate crafts line the walls of the Evergreen Club conference room. Camp Walker Child and Youth Services held it’s annual digital and fine arts exhibit showcasing work from it’s school-age kids. It gives kids an outlet in which to express themselves, show their creativity, to feel accomplished. They learn new techniques and […]

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Postcards: Luci Riffel

Postcards: Luci Riffel

I’m from Virginia, Minnesota, just up north   on the Iron Range.   And my preferred mediums of creation are   printmaking and drawing.   When I was growing up, I was kind of,   thought I was a little more artistic.   I was always like, that kid that can draw.   If anybody […]

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Benny Andrews, Flag Day

Benny Andrews, Flag Day

We’re standing in the galleries of The Art Institute of Chicago looking at a painting by Benny Andrews called Flag Day that dates to 1966. We see a figure emerging from the American Flag the flag is turned on its side so that the stripes are in a vertical orientation the figure appears to be […]

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Watercolour painting techniques and tutorial with Gayle Garner Roski I Colour In Your Life

Watercolour painting techniques and tutorial with Gayle Garner Roski I Colour In Your Life

G’day viewers, my name’s Graeme Stevenson, and I’d like to invite you to come on a journey of creativity and learning and adventure through the series Colour In Your Life. There’s an artist in every family throughout the world. Lots of times there’s an artist deep down inside all of us as well. So grab […]

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Summer Arts Studio

Summer Arts Studio

I wanted to have more education on how to teach elementary school kids. This was a rare opportunity to work in a real world class hot shop I get to learn new things, work with different instructors, pick their brains about different types of art styles. Our first assignment was alien fruit. Kind of free […]

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Conversations with Colin: Rembrandt’s Joris de Caulerij

Conversations with Colin: Rembrandt’s Joris de Caulerij

[music] Colin Bailey: I love this portrait. It’s of a young militiaman, quite a grand figure, a man called Joris de Caulerij, who was from The Hague. Rembrandt, young, in his late 20s, goes to make a small number of portraits in The Hague. He may have stayed in this man’s inn. He owned an […]

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Painting tutorial – Angel (Slow version)

Painting tutorial – Angel (Slow version)

Hi everyone! It’s Chal. This video is a tutorial version of a previously untitled Angel painting! It ‘s too slow so it’ s 1.5x instead of full speed. Please adjust the speed to see completely zero speed! That’s what it’s like. And I could not put the music in for 1 hour and 40 minutes […]

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Herman Kiefer Hospital | CCS Fine Arts

Herman Kiefer Hospital | CCS Fine Arts

Fall of 2016 we had an installation class that worked specifically at the Herman Kiefer health complex but it’s been abandoned for I believe the past 10 years – this is very evident in its decay. And that gave us an opportunity to subvert that both personally as well as physically. The students approached their […]

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