Twenty nationally acclaimed artists are coming to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) to paint “en plein air,” an outdoor painting practice and style, throughout various park sceneries.Read More
An artist from Miami has been selected to paint a 100-foot-long mural to be displayed in Minneapolis in order to honor the late musician Prince.Read More
Nashville will be hosting the immersive exhibit of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. Tickets are available now, with prices starting at $17.50. The exhibit will be in Nashville from November 12 through January 16.
The walk through exhibit averages 60 – 90 minutes, with benches along the paintings for those who would like to sit and relax.Read More
A three-day celebration was held in Franklin, Tennessee this past weekend to commemorate the African-American soldiers who fought in the Civil War. The statue, made by Tennessee native Joe F. Howard ,was officially unveiled Saturday in front of Franklin’s Historic Courthouse.Read More
Melania Trump is marking the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote with an art exhibit based on works by children from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The first lady called adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution that granted women voting rights a “turning point” in the women’s rights movement.Read More
Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King called Monday for the removal of statues, murals and stained glass windows that depict Jesus as a “white European,” which he claimed “are a form of white supremacy.”
“Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down,” King, a former surrogate on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’s 2020 presidential campaign, wrote on Twitter. “They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been.”Read More
by Richard Gunderson This year marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Widely considered one of the greatest polymaths in human history, Leonardo was an inventor, artist, musician, architect, engineer, anatomist, botanist, geologist, historian and cartographer. Though his artistic output was small, Leonardo’s impact was great, reflecting…Read More
The taxpayer-funded Minnesota State Arts Board shelled out $10,000 to a local artist who used the money to paint a seven-foot-tall picture of President Donald Trump groping Lady Justice. As part of the Minnesota State Arts Board FY 2018 grants program, Shafer artist Jim Denomie created a series “of large…Read More
A Staten Island artist is making national headlines for his “huuuge” commissioned work honoring a muscular President Donald Trump. Scott Lobaido installed a 20-foot tall installation in a client’s yard showing a beefy, muscular bust of Trump atop a red-white-and-blue “2020” that lights up at night, ABC 7 NY reported.…Read More
The first Van Gogh painting to go under the hammer in France in more than two decades was unveiled Wednesday. “Women Mending Nets in the Dunes”, which the Dutch artist painted early in his career at Scheveningen near The Hague, is expected to go for around five million euros ($6…Read More
What is the only Da Vinci painting on the open market worth? A Russian billionaire believes he was swindled when he bought it for $127.5 million. This week he’ll find out if he was right. “Salvator Mundi,” a painting of Jesus Christ by the Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci circa…Read More
Actor Shia LaBeouf’s artistic protest against President Donald Trump has been attacked again — this time by vandals using a flaming drone in western France where it went on display this month. The project, which features a white flag with the words “He Will Not Divide Us” filmed round-the-clock by…Read More
A newly-curated and highly-anticipated Collection from Pop Artist legend Peter Max, will be available to the public at Bennett Galleries September 16-24th.Read More