TMA’s July 2017 Program

Thanks to various sponsors (including an anonymous donor, ProdMedica and Dina and Hicham Aboutaam), the July 2017 Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) program has an impressive lineup. Getting off to a good start with The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the early fifth Century B.C. organized by…

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L.A. Art Show Returned Recently

The L.A. Art Show returned recently with 90 galleries from more than 18 countries representing a huge range of paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography and more. They estimated that 70,000 visitors enjoyed exhibits that focused on Latin American art at the “Pacific Standard Time LA/LA” show. There were special…

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Recent Art Honorary Award Degrees

On May 11, the Academy of Art University presented honorary doctorate degrees to designers Kate and Kaura Mulleavy from Rodarte.  The ceremony – that took place at the San Francisco design school’s graduation fashion show – was held just a few weeks after the Mulleavys’ celebration of a decade in…

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A Jewel in San Francisco: the David Ireland House

Whether you live in San Francisco and just love art, or you’re a student at the Academy of Art University, you’ll love this find. Late artist David Ireland, who lived at 500 Capp Street in Mission District, had a home filled with artistic treasures. Ireland lived there from 1975 until…

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Barrett Wissman: “A New Meaning for Performance Arts”

Art shouldn’t be about money, profits and making a business. At least, that’s what businessman and art patron Barrett Wissman believes. Described by Gulf Elite magazine as “the Medici of the 21st century,” Wissman “sees innovation in differentiation.” And with this, the Los Angeles, California, IMG Artists visionary has been…

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Academy of American Poets: Summer 2014 Activities

The Academy of American Poets is gearing up for the summer. Poetry readings will include an array of poets sharing their words at historic New York City locales including Governors Island’s Colonel’s Row and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street. The Academy’s summer program receives…

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