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  Art Students League of New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Art Students League of New York is an art school founded in 1875.
Its creation came in response to both an anticipated gap in the program of the National Academy of Design's program of classes for that year, and longer-term desires for more variety and flexibility in education for artists.
As of 2004, the League remains an important force in New York City art life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Art_Students_League_of_New_York   (142 words)

 Lyrical Abstraction and Abstract Illusionism
In 1994 he taught an open-air landscape painting class through New York University Continuing Education Center in Central Park, and he was a guest teacher at The Art Students League in 1995.
His paintings are represented in public and private collections including: The Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, The Walker Art Center and The Norton Simon Museum of Art.
In 1989 he was honored in serving as Sole Juror for the 79th Annual Columbus Art League Exhibition, the oldest continuous annual art exhibition in the United States.
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 Yeachin Tsai
A desire to open to the rest of the world prompted her to move to New York City in 1993, where she enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College and received a MFA in 1995.
Working constantly through new shapes and forms, Yeachin sees the world as an energy field with all kinds of patterns interacting with each other, where nothing is fixed, nothing ever stays in one place, and describes her body of work as one continuous dance, a dance of life, a dance of energy.
After moving to New York City, her new life brought her to switch from the rigid and austere form of Zen Buddhism to the more gregarious Tibetan Buddhism, which is much more down to earth.
www.yeachin.net /review.html   (1570 words)

 American Masters . Art Students League | PBS
Begun at a time when most of the important artists and art institutions were in Europe, the Art Students League soon became a central point for national and international art education.
Students received technical training, and many were involved in the art movements of their time.
Throughout its history, the Art Students League has been home to a diverse student body, among whom were such major figures as the American Masters Frederic Remington, Alexander Calder, Isamu Noguchi, Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, and Maurice Sendak.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/art_students_league.html   (149 words)

 ARC Museum :: ARC Approved Ateliers :: Page 7
She is on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts and New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Students explore the human form through drawing, stressing the importance of the structural relationship of the different parts of the body to three-dimensional design.
He attended the Art Students League and was a resident sculptor in the Studio Henraux in Forti di Marmi, Italy, and the Versiliesse foundry in Lucca, Italy.
www.artrenewal.org /asp/database/atelier_list.asp?page=7&sort=school&order=ascending   (1196 words)

 Idea Photographic | Artists
After 1945, he studied at the Chicago Art Institute and the Art Students League, New York, and married May Stevens, an arts activist.
A painter, political abstractionist and self-styled practitioner of "socialist formalism," he led virtually every progressive political movement within the New York art world from the 1960s to the mid-1990s.
Baranik taught at the Pratt Institute and the Art Students League, New York.
www.museumofnewmexico.org /mfa/ideaphotographic/artists_baranik.html   (124 words)

 New York Architecture Images- Art Students' League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Art Students League of New York, founded in 1875, boasts an alumni list that is a veritable Who's Who in American art, from Winslow Homer and Georgia O'Keeffe to Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Louise Nevelson.
By the mid-1870s, however, artists and art students in New York increasingly realized that the Academy was no longer adequate to serve the needs of their growing profession.
Since there were no alternative means by which art students could engage in any formal course of study from live models, the students were particularly eager to deal with this dire situation before it was too late.
www.nyc-architecture.com /MID/MID092.htm   (967 words)

 Art Students League of New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anthony Palumbo and Michael Pellettieri Retrospectives at The Art Students League of New York (11/5/02)
Founded by and for artists, the Art Students League of New York has been a vital, energetic school for artists and has maintained a commitment to nurturing creativity.
The League, located at 215 West 57th Street, New York, NY, also presents films, panel discussions, lectures, and talks by noted artists, gallery owners, technical experts, critics, and scholars.
www.tfaoi.com /newsm1/n1m111.htm   (531 words)

 African American World . Arts & Culture . Art Focus | PBS
He later enrolled at the Art Students League in New York where he was encouraged to incorporate social and political commentary into his art.
After serving in the military and studying philosophy in Paris, Bearden returned to New York where he worked as a caseworker at the Department of Social Services and painted in his spare time.
This new collage technique, which he called "photomontage projections," represented a stylistic breakthrough, which Bearden continued to refine until his death in 1988.
www.pbs.org /wnet/aaworld/arts/bearden.html   (232 words)

 Late bloomers choose art school for self-enrichment | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Almost half of the students at the Art Students League in New York City are 50 years of age or older.
While only 2 percent of the students at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston are older than 50, 17 percent of students entering the nearby School of the Museum of Fine Arts in are in that age range.
Art is a realm of self-discovery, and art school can be valuable even for students who feel established in their sense of themselves.
www.csmonitor.com /2003/0819/p16s01-lehl.html   (550 words)

 New York Studio School of Drawing Painting and Sculpture
The New York Studio School is a unique institution where drawing, painting, sculpture and art history are explored in depth.
Founded by students and artists, with a faculty of working painters and sculptors, the School provides students with access to a diversity of attitudes from the most distinguished artists in their fields.
The community is united by a quest for quality in art, integrity in and intensity of research.
www.nyss.org   (518 words)

 Maureen Mullarkey: Art Students League / New York Studio School
We have become so accustomed to the study of art as just one more item on college menus that we forget what a very novel creature is the "art major." For centuries, young artists learned their skills, together with the requisite discipline, patience and devotion to craft, through an apprenticeship of some kind.
Faculty have solid professional reputations, attracting serious students whose first loyalty is to the thing made, the work of their hands, and to the studio traditions that support it.
The League began as a collection of autonomous studios belonging to artists who were students themselves of the National Academy’s school.
www.studiomatters.com /essays/artistsmentors.html   (1504 words)

 Ronnie Landfield - Panel Discussion Intro - 11/5/97
Perhaps the quality and the depth and the power of the universal river of feeling that is expressed in great painting and sculpture depends upon the level of candid and personal revelation that an artist is willing to expose.
Modernism in The Twentieth-Century ushered in through spiritual epiphany the means for artists to metaphorically transcend the materiality of existence and express through abstraction or any means necessary the urgency of their visions and the character of their insights.
New eyes saw new visions, new ears heard new songs, new tongues spoke new words.
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 Alston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Charles Alston was a long-time instructor at the Art Students League of New York and was known for his grasp of abstract design and his ability to express in his artwork the social forces that where shaping America at that time.
From 1950, he began several decades of teaching at the Art Students League and was also a member of the National Society of Mural Painters.
He exhibited at the John Heller Gallery in New York and in 1969 had a large retrospective exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art in New York.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Biographies/MainBiographies/A/Alston/Alston.htm   (181 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Arts features | The last American hurrah
The Museum of Modern Art, the dealers Betty Parsons and Leo Castelli, the critics Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg, defined the new in art.
The history of American art allots these three the part of young rebels who mocked the authority of the big, drunken macho men with a more plural, ironic, playful aesthetic, which gave birth in turn to the art of the 1960s - of Andy Warhol and the minimalists.
His art is full of words, which ache to express the totality of what he wants to say.
www.guardian.co.uk /arts/features/story/0,11710,1189102,00.html   (2060 words)

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At the age of twenty-one, he began studying sculpture under Kenyon Cox at the Art Students League in New York City and then attended the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris for five years.
Sometimes referred to by his contemporaries as the "American Maillol," Lee was preoccupied throughout his career with the harmony of form and rhythms of the idealized nude figure.
He was an instructor at the Art Students League until he opened his own drawing school in 1931.
americanart.si.edu /search/artist_bio.cfm?StartRow=1&ID=5741   (180 words)

 Quick Sketches: News That Couldn't Wait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Seventeen New York art galleries are honoring the 130th anniversary of the Art Students League of New York by mounting various exhibitions.
The Art Students League of New York was founded in 1875 and is one of the oldest independent art schools in the country.
According to a July 5, 2005, story in The New York Times, scientists in the department of scientific research at The Met have been attempting to analyze the molecular structure of the paint bumps with the help of the Raman spectrometer, an advanced tool the museum acquired three years ago.
www.aadrawing.com /americanartist/online_exclusive/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001055251   (1049 words)

 CHARLES S. WELLS An Inventory of His Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society
He was educated at the Pratt Institute School of Art in Brooklyn, New York (1893), the Art Students League of New York (1893-1896 and 1900-1901), the National Academy of Design in New York (1897), and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris (1902-1903).
While studying in New York Wells was also employed as an assistant in the studios of a number of important late 19th and early 20th century American sculptors.
Includes excerpts from a lecture on art and architecture, a typescript of remarks Wells made to graduating students of the Minneapolis School of Arts, and a mimeographed handout of the human skeleton that Wells used in his classes at the Minneapolis Community Art Center.
www.mnhs.org /library/findaids/P2433.html   (1120 words)

 ART / 4 / 2DAY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Though most of his paintings were created in his studio in New York, Remington continued to base his work on his western travels and prided himself on accuracy and realism-particularly when it came to horses.
Remington briefly attended the Yale School of Art and the Art Students League of New York before heeding the call to "go West." As a young man, he traveled widely throughout the country, spending most of his time sketching the people and places in the new US frontier.
He developed a new expressive range combining the light found in the work of the Dutch Italianate painters of the 17th century with detailed observation of the hills and vales of the Ardennes.
www.jcanu.hpg.ig.com.br /art/art4dec/art1226.html   (3213 words)

 Artist Profile - Robyn Henzel - Fine Art by Robyn Henzel
She paints in New York City and in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks.
The artist received a Bachelor of Arts from Baruch College, City University of New York, where she was awarded the Wollman Medal for Political Science and received her Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York.
Robyn studied painting at the Art Student's League of New York, where she is currently a member.
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 Frank Mason
In 1932 his family moved to New York, where young Frank was apprenticed to study with the painter Manuel Rayes at the age of 12.
Selected exhibitions include the National Arts Club, New York (1972), Mood Gallery, Milan, Italy (1975), John Pence Gallery, San Francisco (1977 and 79), the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (1979), and the Union League Club, New York (1988).
Selected collections which hold his works are the Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, OH), the U.S. War Department (Washington, DC), Museum of the City of New York, and the Anticoli Museum, Anticoli Corrado, Italy.
finearts.luther.edu /artists/frankmason.html   (602 words)

 ERNDEN Fine Art Gallery - Ernie Bynum
The circular forms in Bynum's paintings, viewed as sun-moon and moon- sun, create a 'mandala' iconography that speaks of the universality that is the foundation of eastern philosophy.
Bynum spends hours on end in his studio in New York City applying, scraping, reapplying and scraping again until he is satisfied the image he has developed is pleasing to his eye.
Trained as a classical painter at the Art Students League in New York City, Bynum was engaged in an intensive and rigorous curriculum for five years.
www.erndengallery.com /erniebynum.html   (999 words)

 Women Children's Book Illustrators--Barbara Cooney (1917--2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Barbara Cooney and her twin brother were born on 6 August 1917 in Brooklyn, New York to Russell Schenck Cooney and Mae Evelyn Bossert.
Never considering an art school and wanting a liberal arts education, she later attended Smith College where she studied art history and received her degree in 1938, a decision she was later to regret.
She attended classes on etching and lithography at the Art Students League in New York City, not so much to learn these techniques but to improve on her fl and white drawing skills.
www.ortakales.com /illustrators/Cooney.html   (1538 words)

 Kuniyoshi, Yasuo on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He came to the United States in 1906 and studied art in Los Angeles and at the Art Students League in New York City.
They are best seen in the galleries of New York City.
Kuniyoshi was long a popular teacher at the Art Students League.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/k/kuniyosh.asp   (343 words)

 Maureen Mullarkey: Art Students League / New York Studio School
Thus was born "the art major" and, with it, the means for substituting academic credentials for actual studio achievement.
While the Studio School is the youngest of the three, it is equally vital and independent of the extra-artistic agendas that infect college art departments.
Modeled after London’s Royal Academy and the great art academies of Europe, the National Academy’s School of Fine Arts is the oldest art school in New York.
www.maureenmullarkey.com /essays/artistsmentors.html   (1504 words)

 The University of Delaware: The Art of Botanical Illustration. Women Illustrators
The University of Delaware: The Art of Botanical Illustration.
Even fifty years after her death, the art historian Wilfred Blunt, suggested that her illustrations "owe a good deal to the artists...who redrew them on stone." He put forward no basis for this remark which could, of course, be said of any artist who did not do their own engraving.
Hers was one of the first voices to be raised for saving the Amazon rainforest as she spoke about the damage caused to the fragile environment by illegal mining and logging.
www.lib.udel.edu /ud/spec/exhibits/hort/women.htm   (878 words)

 http://www.thecityreview.com/luks.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The "Ash-Can School" painters who flourished in New York City from the turn of the century for several decades were decidedly not modern: Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, and abstraction held little interest for them.
He "prided himself in being the 'bad boy' of American art and would be pleased that this notion has survived as his reputation as a significant painter of the twentieth century continues to grow," she continued.
O'Toole quotes his obituary of The New York Times as stating that his paintings "were invariably virile; his versatility was astonishing, and he painted as he lived - contemptuous of conventionalities, impatient with snobbishness and full of the joy of life that so many of his paintings reflected."
www.thecityreview.com /luks.html   (1247 words)

 Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Nevelson - Biography
Nevelson returned to New York in 1932 and assisted Diego Rivera on murals he was executing under the WPA Federal Art Project.
Between 1933 and 1936, Nevelson’s work was included in numerous group exhibitions in New York, and in 1937 she joined the WPA as a teacher for the Educational Alliance School of Art.
She studied etching with Stanley William Hayter at his Atelier 17 in New York in 1947, and in 1949–50 worked in marble and terra-cotta and executed her totemic Game Figures.
www.guggenheimcollection.org /site/artist_bio_117A.html   (394 words)

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