Posts Tagged ‘Art’

A Pandora’s Box

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Before tossing an empty cigar box, Patricia Feiwel wants you to remember. Feiwel, an Upper West Side textile artist, recently began creating framed “fabric collages” and free-standing boxes with biographic significance. She said it all started when her sister, who worked at Scholastic at the time, asked her to make a 40th birthday box for [&hellip
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FOCUS ON ART EDUCATION

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The Department of Education created a new committee to advise department officials on art instruction. The new 12-member Arts Advisory Committee will also issue an annual report on how well the city provides arts education. The committee, which includes teachers, principals, higher education professionals and arts community leaders, will meet twice a week. Diane Volk, [&hellip
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Artful Fundraiser

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During the summer of 2007, Upper West Sider Omri Bloch returned from the second of two six-month trips around the world. His itinerary included developing countries like Cambodia, Malawi and Zambia, an experience he said was both interesting and moving. That fall, he combined lessons from his travels with a budding interest in photography to [&hellip
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Where to Get Your Art On

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It’s that time of year when we feel the need to reinvent. Here’s a list of some of the art-related programs and course offerings that will help make you a mini-Matisse or at least appreciate the masters in a whole new way
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Amazing Antiques

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Record-breaking crowds flocked to the AVENUE Antiques & Art at the Armory Show, which took place Dec. 3 to Dec. 6 at the Park Avenue Armory at East 67th Street. With more than 55 leading international dealers offering something for every interest and price level, the show provided the ultimate holiday gift buying opportunity. The [&hellip
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STOLEN ART RETURNED

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One of the two paintings stolen from the small Nicholas Roerich Museum in late June was returned through the mail in perfect condition, the museum director said. The “Talung Monastery” was delivered to the West 107th Street and Riverside Drive museum in a manila envelope with a city return address. “It didn’t get looked at [&hellip
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HIMALAYAN ART PILFERED

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In broad daylight, two pieces of art were stolen from the Nicholas Roerich Museum, a small space on West 107th Street near Riverside Drive dedicated to the eponymous Russian painter. Police said that one or more people stole a piece of artwork from the museum during business hours on June 24 and 28. The “Himalayan [&hellip
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ART, CLOSE TO HOME

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A real estate firm has teamed up with a local gallery to transform an Upper West Side apartment into a miniature art gallery. Last week, GINA Gallery installed several of its paintings in an apartment in on West 86th Street that is being marketed by Coldwell Banker Previews International Real Estate. Both GINA Gallery and [&hellip
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