For the first time ever, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery is taking its triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition on the road. The first—and only West Coast—stop: the Tacoma Art Museum in Washington state.
In his paintings, the award-winning California artist says, he strives to take the human form to a higher level, often using the subject as a vehicle to express not only mood but drama and movement. For him the subject is a mere springboard for arranging, adjusting, and creating a mood in a work that...
In an effort to examine the Western—that iconic film and literary genre—in a holistic way, the Denver Art Museum explores the visual legacy and development of the West through fine art, film, prose, and pop culture in a major new exhibition.
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Visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, WY, for a spectacular immersion in a chronological arrangement of Scott’s nearly 45 years of work. Sandy Scott: A Retrospective is a revealing and intimate exhibition of her artistry, with a range of 50 sculptures, 30 etchings, five drawings, and five miniatures on display.
His first-ever retrospective exhibition, Howard Terpning: 70 Years of Art, is on view in the museum’s Special Exhibition Gallery in Cartersville, GA.
Creating the Modern Southwest explores the western interpretation of modern art influences—brilliant light, bold lines, and expressive gestures.
At 42 and in his 10th year as a full-time artist, Paliotto sees himself a bit like the steadfast, hardworking farm animals he paints. Having achieved a level of technical proficiency and gained his stride in the daily undertaking of an artistic career, he finds himself relaxing into the process, enjoying both plein-air sketching...
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A plein-air artist with no formal training, Saffle focuses his creative endeavors not on the landscape per se but on once-crucial manmade contrivances now decomposing in its midst: dilapidated trucks, ancient tractors, collapsing barns.