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Celebrate 25 Years of Japanese Art at Chigirie.com

The Trout Chigirie Collage Print

Friends and acquaintances who know me well understand why I love to fly-fish but they’re also aware I’m an advocate for responsible fishing, land and water preservation, and the healing effects nature provides. That’s why Trout Unlimited (TU) and Casting for Recovery (CfR) will each receive 5 percent of the proceeds from the sale of “The Trout” prints.

ART NEWS

Kate Beckinsale hosts opening night gala

actress Kate Beckinsale will be the official host of the 2019 Opening Night, Premiere Gala, being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Kick-Off Party For LA’s Longest-Running Art Fair Unites International Collectors, Artists, Celebrities and Art Patrons In the Fight to End Childhood Cancer

What Makes Japanese Paper Art Extraordinary?

Paper and Technique Chances are you’ve seen Japanese art somewhere – perhaps in a museum, advertisement, textbook or maybe you’ve visited Japan and had an opportunity to experience the country’s “ARTcentric” culture up close and personal. Classic Japanese art covers a wide variety of genres. One of the most famous crafts you might have seen is Origami, Japanese paper folding. That’s how I got my start – Mrs. Matsui’s Origami (handmade paper creations) is a business I […]

Inspiration From The Masters

The Barnes Foundation Philadelphia Art Museum

The Barnes Foundation Why are we so fascinated with museums? If you can’t answer that question immediately, watch this video clip from my afternoon at The Barnes Foundation to jog your memory  Finding the inspiration that’ll fuel your own artistic spirit can be a daunting task. When was the last time you visited an art museum? Whether you’re an artist, aficionado, or collector, an afternoon spent amongst some of the world’s most coveted art can lift […]

ARTPIQ Vernissage Inspires Emerging Artists

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ARTPIQ Hands-On Workshop Culminates with Vernissage Inspires Artists Six emerging, talented artists from around the world gathered at the vernissage (a private viewing of paintings before a public exhibition begins) on an idyllic rural farm near Dusseldorf following their three-week residency.  ARTPIQ’s Summerhouse Dusseldorf was an artist-in-residence camp for international up-and-coming artists that culminated in the Vernissage at Hof Lindenbeck on September 1, 2018. Brazil, South Korea, Italy, and England were some of the artists’ countries […]