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Exhibition of the Month: Japanese Prints in Minneapolis

The practice of Japanese woodblock prints goes back centuries, but a new exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art focuses on notable practitioners from a relatively recent time in the history of Japanese prints. “Seven Masters: 20th-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection” features 112 works from the late-19th and early-20th...

Exhibition of the Month: The Art of Pixar

Drawing and the movies have a long history together, and rarely is their connection more direct than in animated films, where everything from characters to scenery to set-pieces begins life as drawings, paintings and sketches. This year, a drawing exhibition in New York gives museum-goers a glimpse into how drawing, painting...

The Silverpoint Exhibition: An Online Gallery

If you’re intrigued at all by silverpoint–one of the oldest, most beautiful, and most mysterious drawing methods in the world–you’ll be interested to learn about “The Silverpoint Exhibition,” a recent show at the National Arts Club. The exhibition brought together works by dozens of contemporary dratsmen who work in silverpoint. The...

Society of Illustrators 2013 Student Winners: Online Gallery

We’re mixing it up in the New and Notable section of the summer 2013 of Drawing–instead of spotlighting one artist creating fresh and compelling work, we’re spotlighting hundreds. The young artists in question are the deserving winners of the Society of Illustrators’ annual Student Scholarship Competition. For years, the competition has...

Exhibition Alert: New Drawings on View in Minneapolis

Summer is always good to art lovers, as museums across the country unveil excellent shows large and small. A number of museums are currently hosting notable exhibitions of drawing, including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, where the temporary exhibition “It’s New, It’s Now: Contemporary Prints and Drawings” includes nearly a hundred compelling works...

pastel painting by Maggie Price

Pastel Pick of the Week: The Best of Maggie Price

Artists who attended the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) convention in Albuquerque, N.M., last month, had the opportunity to attend the opening reception of a special exhibition to honor artist Maggie Price who passed away in April (see that announcement in this earlier blog post). My colleague, Jamie Markle (the...

Candice Bohannon's Untitled

Women Painting Women

This past summer, I was lucky enough to visit the National Gallery in London. Scattered throughout are thousands of artworks, and after walking through just a few of the rooms, I began to feel overwhelmed by looking at the portraits--like I was seeing my own fragile humanity reflected back at me....