Art in Florence during the Renaissance

Art in Florence during the Renaissance

JULY 19, 2018

During the thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, in Florence and other cities, a growing emphasis on human experience and perceptions prompted artists of many kinds to begin “speaking in the vernacular.” Dante wrote his Divine Comedy not in Latin but in the language of his native Florence. For the…
Spellandet

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Late Renaissance Artists

Late Renaissance Artists

JULY 15, 2018

With the order, stage-like space, and one point perspective, Leonardo captures the human emotions in a symbolic narrative. He even used recognizable people as models. The calm, enduring setting and figures build onto the already established early Renaissance forms and characterize the art in the 16th…
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Www.sierranevada

Www.sierranevada

JULY 11, 2018

We brewed our first batch of beer in 1980 in Chico, California, the lush forests of North Carolina far from our mind. Over three decades, folks tried our bold beers and deemed them fit for friends across the country. In time a second brewery became the wisest, most sustainable way to send fresh beer to the farthest reaches. Today you can venture inside our Mills River brewery…

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Hudson River Valley Artists

Hudson River Valley Artists

JULY 07, 2018

This workshop recreates the techniques and ideas of 200 years of art history, from past to the present. You ll begin by time traveling with David Dunlop back to the genesis of the Hudson River painters in the early 1800s. We visit the vistas and intimate settings which inspired them. We set our easels where they set theirs. Your instructor will show you how they captured nature…

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Proto Renaissance Art

Proto Renaissance Art

JULY 03, 2018

The suggested timeframe of 1200–1400 roughly stems from the Italo-Byzantine period in the Late Medieval period to the cusp of the Renaissance. The material included focuses exclusively on Italy, centered on artistic developments in the rivaling schools of painting in the city-states of Florence and Siena. The term Proto-Renaissance implies that this period is a precursor or…

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Westchester Arts Workshop

Westchester Arts Workshop

JUNE 29, 2018

A History of Westchester Community College Center for the Arts In 1925, a woman named Chester Geppert Marsh was hired to be Westchester County’s first Director of Recreation. An accomplished craftsperson, she accepted the position with the understanding that she would be allowed to develop an arts program. In 1926, activities began in the Court Street School in White Plains…

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Artists Retreats

Artists Retreats

JUNE 25, 2018

SOARING GARDENS ARTIST’S RETREAT Unlike most residencies, Soaring Gardens does not ask for any fees, there is no peer pressure, no demands from the art world, no intrusion from the administration, only the quietude of the countryside, the space of the studios, the farmhouse or the church, the gardens, deer and other creatures and time. The number of residents at any time is…

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Art Journaling Workshop

Art Journaling Workshop

JUNE 21, 2018

Click on image to see it larger. The Art Journal Workshop: Break Through, Explore, and Make it Your Own $24.99 Many people want to express themselves through visual journaling, but are stuck or intimidated with how to get started, what to write, or how to move beyond gluing down a few images or putting some paint on the paper. This book breaks down the entire working process…

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Art Vacations

Art Vacations

JUNE 17, 2018

The time has come to finally cash in your coveted vacation days, but what are you going to look for in your getaway spot? Palm trees? Ski lodges? Mickey Mouse hats? Endlessly flowing liquor? Why don’t you skip all of this basic stuff and, instead, take a trip this year that will give you something different to talk about when you return to the office. These artistic destinations…

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Student Artwork

Student Artwork

JUNE 13, 2018

Going to college (for art students and everyone else) is an opportunity to be exposed to a wide range of ideas, academic and practical pursuits, but by enrolling in a college both the student and the institution enter into a legally binding agreement. Actually, it is more than one agreement. Students sign contracts to pay tuition and all required fees, to behave in a certain…

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