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A Feather in our Cap: Ryan S. Brown’s Work Arrives in Charleston

By Bridget Manzella Ryan S. Brown’s paintings arrived in Charleston, South Carolina, on November 26th after having traveled 2,000 odd miles from Springville, Utah, under the attentive eye of Margaret Kruger, owner of M Gallery of Fine Art. As Ms. … Continue reading

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A New Awareness Part I: Collecting Art in the Second Decade of the 21st Century

I spent the summer with artists from around the country discussing the direction their works have taken, technical challenges they face, and ideas they are developing into paintings. I attended the National Portrait Society Conference in Atlanta, GA, where one … Continue reading

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Art of the Real: Angus McEwan RWS ARWS, David Poxon RI, Denis Ryan RWS and Sandra Walker RI

W’Art of the Real,” will be on display at M Gallery of Fine Art in April of 2012 as part of their highly anticipated US Tour. The following is an article about the show: ‘Art of the Real’ a realist … Continue reading

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Timeless Roses

Stacy and Jacqueline Kamin have the most wonderful show up in the gallery right now. It is a mother-daughter show, and for those of us with daughters, it is even more revealing. This painting duo feeds off each other’s skills … Continue reading

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Holy Day in the Holy City

Charleston is known as the Holy City for its lovely churches. I enjoy the grace they bring the city but there is one place of God that is not on the tour book roster tucked under an aqua awning on … Continue reading

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Tulip Mania

Tulip mania When I look at Michael Lynn Adams wonderful painting of his mantle with tulips it is easy to see how these beguiling flowers became a mania. According to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulip_mania): Tulip mania or tulipomania (Dutch names include: tulpenmanie, … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Luxury

The ultimate luxury: Cattle on an open range Denise La Rue Mahlke paints these magnificent pastels of spring. Moist soft diaphanous landscapes…my favorite is this pink sky pasture dotted with grazing black angus, their contented munching a sweet punctuation along … Continue reading

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