The Carnival of Art – #5

Welcome to the August 25, 2006 edition of the carnival of art.

Art News

Jeremiah McNichols presents Is Modern Art Going the Way of the Symphony? Met Raises Admission Fee To Become One Of Nation’s Most Expensive Art Museums posted at Think In Pictures: Adventures in Visual Education, saying, “A discussion of rising admission fees at major American art museums, with examples from across the country.”

Creating Art

simon presents Jaqi 14.8.06 posted at

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The Carnival of Art – #4

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Carnival of Art. Thanks to everyone who submitted this fortnight. If you would like to submit a blog article about art please look at out submission guidelines.

To kick off This fortnight’s issue, Nickola McCoy presents her definition of art in Artist’s Blog : Original Paintings By Nickola McCoy: What Is “Real Art”? posted at Nickola McCoy.

Simon, one of our regulars, brings us further life drawings with Yvonna 31.7.06 and Life Drawing posted at Simon Collins – Life Drawing.

Ashok discusses iconography in On Iconography posted at Ashok’s Blog.

shardcore at shardcore takes a political poke in his instructional Paint your own Bushfinger

Paul at Paul’s Tips presents a look at sophistication in How to develop more sophisticated taste

And finally, The paintings are fantastic, but the history behind them is even more amazing. Georgina Kelman checks out the newly restituted Gustav Klimt paintings now on view in New York. Crazy for Klimt posted at Georgina Kelman Works on Paper.

That concludes the fourth Carnival of Art issue, Come back next fortnight for more blog articles on the world of visual arts.

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