The second edition of Pastel Live, online Aug. 18-20, 2022 (with pre-event course on Aug. 17).

From August 18th to 20th, the second edition of Pastel Live, the exclusive event entirely dedicated to the art of pastel, returns by popular demand. Pastel is an artistic medium born centuries ago and used by multiple artists, among them:  Leonardo da Vinci who mentioned it in the Codex Atlanticus, and the Flemish artist Jean Clouet expanded its use by making it a true art form, not aimed only at making ...

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Sofonisba Anguissola’s Our Lady of Itria at the Ala Ponzone Civic Museum in Cremona: a tribute to the Cremonese artist and a source of in-depth Marian iconography.

The Ala Ponzone Civic Museum in Cremona, in collaboration with the Diocesan Museum in Catania, is exhibiting: Sofonisba Anguissola and the Our Lady of Itria. The Cult of Hodighítria in Sicily from the Middle Ages to the Modern Age.  The exhibition, recently extended until August 21th, puts the spotlight on the work Our Lady of Itria, created by Anguissola, and Our Lady of Mercy, attributed to the artistic scope of Deodato ...

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The extraordinary donation of Steven Alan Bennett and Doc. Elaine Melotti Schmidt to the Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

The personal email from Doc. Elaine Melotti Schmidt this morning diverted Miami Niche's attention from the Salone del Mobile in Milan.  With great pride and honor, Doc. Elaine and Steven Alan Bennett announced the donation of $12 million-in artwork and cash-to the Muskegon Museum of Art -MMA- in Muskagon, Michigan, which will build a pavilion dedicated entirely to women artists. "This is a transformative and once-in-a-lifetime gift," MMA Executive Director Kirk ...

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Miami Niche and Realism Today present Richard D. Wilson, Jr.

Last month we announced the birth of the collaboration between Miami Niche and Realism Today, a web magazine of Streamline Publishing, Inc. Each month, Miami Niche will go out to discover an artist whom you can meet through our interview published in Realism Today. This month we interviewed Richard D. Wilson, Jr. You can read the article by clicking on the link below: Between Dreams and Fulfillment: The inspirational art of Richard D. Wilson, Jr

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Milixa Moron, Carlos Martínez León and John Mejia at MIFA Gallery in Miami, May 19 through June 30.

MIFA Gallery,-Miami International Fine Art-is pleased to announce the opening of three exhibitions-three solo shows-that will feature Milixa Moron with "Origins," Carlos Martinez León with "Journey onto the Unseen," and John Mejia, "Le Valeur de l'Image."  The official opening will be Thursday, May 19 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM ET at the MIFA headquarters, where it will be possible to meet the artists and interact to discover the ideas that led ...

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FabrianoInAcquarello, a return to the roots with the long paint session and the presentation of recognition awards.

The final day of the FabrianoInAcquarello event returned to the land where it all began several years ago: Fabriano, the city of paper.  It was the FabrianoInAcquarello team and the warm welcome of the locals, who were eagerly awaiting the return of this exceptional event in person, who welcomed the participants, who arrived by bus from Bologna.  Locals were not disappointed this year and returned to see the Piazza del Comune ...

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FabrianoInAcquarello: unity of purpose and variety of expression under the banner of art.

It was Giuseppe Prezioso -Fabriano marketing manager for Fedrigoni Group- and artist Davide Siddi who got to the heart of the events of the third day of FabrianoInAcquarello.  They did so with a historical presentation of different types of paper and a practical demonstration on "Artistico" paper specially designed for watercolor painting.  The historic company, founded in 1264, has traced important developments in the field of paper and its use over time. ...

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FabrianoInAcquarello between urban sketching, portraiture, still life and landscape with a focus on paper, Fabriano of course.

It was the Venetian artist Barnaba Salvador, who officially opened the second day of Fabriano InAcquarello 2022, the convention entirely dedicated to the technique of water painting on paper, born -as reiterated, by the founder, the visionary Anna Massinissa- with the intention of breaking down any kind of social or cultural barrier that hinders dialogue, friendship and sharing. These are cornerstones of which art, which is considered a heritage of ...

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The 13th edition of FabrianoInAquerello, the largest international event entirely dedicated to watercolor, is kicking off

The official start of FabrianoInAcquarello, 2022, returned this year in attendance after a two-year pandemic. The venue for this year's event -despite the large attendance of a growing international audience- was the FICO Convention Hall in the city of Bologna. Bologna, with its architecture, including the famous Asinelli Towers and the Piazza Maggiore, was a pleasant tourist destination to explore for all participants who decided to combine the useful with ...

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FabrianoinAcquarello 2022: when art is heritage of humanity, in Bologna and Fabriano, from 12th to 15th May.

Watercolourists from all over the world join the fascinating world of FabrianoinAcquarello 2022.  The annual event dedicated entirely to watercolors and capable of bringing together artists and enthusiasts of international standing who, this year, will be meeting in the city of Bologna - "La Dotta, La Grassa e La Rossa (The Savvy, The Fat and The Red)”- as it is lovingly and historically recognized by the Italians. The convention will ...

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