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What is Symbolism? Art Movements & Styles

The 19th century was an era of great change for much of the Western world. Symbolism was in many ways a response to the rapid industrialisation and scientific advances that were affecting society. It began in literature an expression of disenchantment with modern society but spread quickly to music and fine arts. The Symbolists were […]

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2018 Art of the Lakes Studio Tour

Art of the Lakes Studio Tour started in 2001 with about half a dozen artists opening their opening their studios. In 2018, we have 58 participating at 24 different studios. It’s, actually, a beautiful scenic tour from one place to another and you will spot, along the roadside, bright yellow signs with black letters. I’m […]

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What makes art good or bad? | RMIT University

(uplifting orchestra music) – So the question is, what makes a piece of art good or bad? That’s kind of an interesting question most people usually ask the question; that’s not art is it? And I think once you ask that question you tend to close things down you say not art or is art. […]

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Congressman Grijalva & The “Spine” Corridor & AZ ArtBeat: ASU Art Museum Spring Season

16:30:12:03>>>Coming up next on “Arizona 16:30:14:00 Horizon,” congressman Raul 16:30:15:27 Grijalva talks about 16:30:17:00 immigration and other Capitol 16:30:18:06 Hill concerns. 16:30:19:06 We’ll hear about efforts to 16:30:20:15 improve a section of freeway 16:30:22:00 that carries a lot of The 16:30:23:00 Valley’s traffic. 16:30:24:06 And the ASU art museum’s spring 16:30:25:15 season starts this week. […]

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Clean Elections Repeal & AZ ArtBeat: Phx Art Museum Auction & AZ Giving and Leading

20:30:24:10>>>Coming up next on “Arizona 20:30:26:14 Horizon,” should voters 20:30:30:24 reconsider the state’s clean 20:30:31:22 elections campaign finance 20:30:32:15 system? 20:30:33:07 Also tonight, details on an 20:30:34:03 art auction to benefit the 20:30:35:11 Phoenix Art Museum. 20:30:36:15 And we’ll learn about a 20:30:37:17 program to help former foster 20:30:38:21 children after they age out 20:30:40:01 […]

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Thomas Paquette: A Painter From Warren, PA

Warren is a place I moved to 18 years ago shortly after I met my future wife. I used to live in Maine and Minnesota and the various other places I’ve driven through and was amazed at how beautiful the area of the town, how beautiful it is and years later I met a woman […]