Film still from Across the Water (2017) by Nao YoshigaiCelebrating the beauty and diversity of Japanese culture, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) will unveil its new exhibition, Primal Water, on June 29. The collection, curated by Midori Nishizawa, uses water as a motif to connect an array of distinct contemporary Japanese works.
Primal Water includes 28 works in various forms, including painting, sculpture, photography, site-specific installation and film. The 14 featured artists span over four generations, and each work approaches the them..
Plankton (from the word plankton, ie wandering) is all the organisms that exist in the seas and the fresh waters and are moved drifting with the streams of water. It consists of microscopic predominantly species (<1mm), with amazing shapes, but it also includes large-sized organisms, such as jellyfish.
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Paintings on silk by Boulder City Art Guild member Diane Ricks. Boulder City Art Guild Gallery at Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., Boulder City. bouldercityartguild.com
The opening reception and awards ceremony for the annual juried art exhibit “Celebrating Life!” will be at 6 p.m. Friday. The exhibit features artwork created by ages 50 and older. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. artslasvegas.org
Inspired by Gold Butte, Tule Springs Fossil Beds, and Basin and Range nati..
Arts events this weekend include the drama-with-music “Evangeline, the Queen of Make-Believe” and the return of Shen Yun. Also, Center Theatre Group’s annual Block Party kicks off with a remount of “Bloodletting,” the wonders of the ancient world are on display in two exhibitions and Rubicon Theatre wraps its run of Shakespeare’s “King Lear.”
‘Bloodletting’ at the Kirk DouglasThere will be “Bloodletting.” Two Filipino American siblings go to the Philippines to scatter their father’s ashes in a remount of Playwrights’ Arena staging of Boni B. Alvarez’s drama. The play kicks off Center Theatre Group’s second annual Block Party showcase, a collaboration with smaller theater companies to spotlight notable homegrown productions. Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd., Culver City. 8 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday; ends April 8. $25-$70; series passes available. www.centertheatregroup.org
‘Shen Yun’ returns to SoCalThink of it as a journey to the Middle Kingdom without leaving Southern..
1. BEGINNING WATERCOLOR: 10 a.m to Noon at Delos V. Smith Center, 101 W. First Ave., Hutchinson. This is a weekly instructional class for seniors that teaches watercolor basics.
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3. CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE: FLEETWOOD MAC'S RUMOURS: 7:30 to 9: 30 p.m. at Hutchinson's Historic Fox Theatre, 18 E. First Ave., Hutchinson. Classic Albums Live takes the world’s greatest classic albums and recreates them live, onstage - note for note, cut for cut, exactly the way they sound on the album. Classic Albums Live will be performing Fleetwood Mac’s classic album “Rumours” in its entirety, along with other Fleetwood Mac favorites.
4. RESCARE JOB FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at KANSASWORKS-Great Bend, 1025 Main St., Great Bend. Hiring direct support professionals. Interview on the spot.
5. COMMUNITY CONVERSA..
It is one of the most prominent symbols of Pakistan’s Buddhist heritage — a giant 7th-century rock sculpture of Buddha sitting in a meditative pose in Jahanabad, Swat. It’s an image of peaceful contemplation far removed from the hustle and bustle of modern urban life.
That peace was shattered on September 2007 when the Taliban blew up half of the sculpture’s face by drilling holes and putting explosives in it. It takes only a few minutes (and little skill) to carry out such an act of wanton destruction. But to fix it requires years of patience and devotion. In 2012, the Italian Archaeological Mission in Swat started the restoration of Buddha’s face. The process lasted a few years and was eventually completed in October 2016.
“The entire face was damaged by two blasts,” says Dr Luca Maria Olivieri (right), the director of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Pakistan. “We collected all the available fragments and with the help of 3D technology, we were able to reconstruct the original ..
This is a Project of 8 photo expositions inspired by the Circle of Emotions, which includes the 8 basic feelings that determine the life and the course of the people.
How do Hara, Tribulation, Love, Anime, Fear, Anger, Surprise and Shame of the Modern Greek depict? How can these feelings be inspired by an artist living in Greece? What we are happy with, what makes us sad, what we love, what saddens us, what scares us, what makes us angry, what else can surprise us and what are we embarrassed in our country today?
As of March 1, 2018, art lovers can dig into a side order of archaeology as their Uffizi tickets allow free entry into Florence’s Museum of Archaeology, also known as the MAF, located in piazza Santissima Annunziata. The partnership highlights the enduring bond that the museums have maintained since the Medici era.
Indeed, a large part of the varied collections at the MAF comes directly from the Medici’s holdings. The museum is famed for its Egyptian section, which was removed from the grand duchy’s collection in its final years to act as a stand-alone museum. Following Italian unification, additional pieces were added to the collection in the 1870s, including the famous Chimera of Arezzo, The Orator, Minerva, François Vase and the Fibula Corsini.
Museum director Mario Iozzo elaborated, “Florence’s National Archaeological Museum is the largest of its kind north of Rome and, together with Villa Giulia in Rome, it is the most important museum in the world for Etruscan art and the civili..
31 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This WeekendImage“Thomas Bayrle: Playtime” is on view at the New Museum until Sept. 2.CreditBryan Thomas for The New York TimesAug. 16, 2018Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
‘THOMAS BAYRLE: PLAYTIME’ at the New Museum (through Sept. 2). In the digital fever dream of Mr. Bayrle’s work, pixelated pictures twist and bend and resolve into fuzzily warped images. Abstract films and videos pulse with psychedelic patterns. But if Mr. Bayrle’s art seems like the apex in early computer des..
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