Opening February 1st the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts will run the historic dog centric works of Roy de Forrest. This exhibit will run concurrently with the Bark! Group show. Feb 1st-March 1st with an opening reception of Feb. 8th 7-10: pm.
ArtRoster – Balos Atelier, a group of Mount Shasta area artists, will exhibit their original paintings in a show entitled “1748–2013” at the Center for the Visual Arts in Ashland. The opening reception will take place Thursday, January 31. Artwork will be on display from January 31 until February 14. ArtRoster – Balos Atelier […]
join aleksander and 45 artists on january 25th, 2013 for the reception: West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition The Friends of the Arts at Turtle Bay in cooperation with Turtle Bay Exploration Park is presenting its second West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition at Turtle Bay. Open to west coast artists currently living in California, […]
Figurative paintings & art, sometimes written as figurativism, describes artwork—particularly paintings and sculptures—that is clearly derived from real object sources, and are therefore by definition representational. “Figurative art” is often defined in contrast to abstract art: Since the arrival of abstract art the term figurative has been used to refer to any form of modern […]
Figurative Art Figurative art is itself based upon a tacit understanding of abstracted shapes: the figure sculpture of Greek antiquity was not naturalistic, for its forms were idealized and geometric. Ernst Gombrich referred to the strictures of this schematic imagery, the adherence to that which was already known, rather than that which is seen, as […]