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CALL for ENTRIES: The Retrieval

2016 April 8

Learn more from The Painting Center in Chelsea!the STOMACH knows

Beautiful food is enticing.  Culinary schools offer classes that teach presentation for a reason.  But ugly food has its place. I had lunch with a friend yesterday; she insisted I pick the restaurant.  I chose Indian food only to discover she had never eaten Indian food.  I felt the need to warn her that the food was delicious, but ugly.  Maybe ugly is a little too strong.  It looks a bit like mud on rice, but the stomach doesn’t care what food looks like..  This next call isn’t muddy, it wants to see all that is beautiful.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from The Painting Center (NY) for The Retrieval of the Beautiful.  This non-profit art center in the heart of Chelsea is offering a beautiful space & opportunity for more than painting…

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Learn more about "The Retrieval of the Beautiful" exhibit from The Painting Center in NY!CALL for ENTRIES:
The Retrieval of the Beautiful
fm The Painting Center


“Galen Johnson’s book The Retrieval of the Beautiful is a dynamic discussion of existence & consciousness of human activity, including art.  Johnson writes, ‘Here it is enough to see that beauty & the sublime blend into one another when the beautiful grows powerful, transcendent & majestic.’  Something beautiful seduces you & draws you in. We invite artists [to explore] beauty…” –

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists

MEDIA:  Open to all media

DEADLINE:  May 6, 2016

NOTIFICATION:  May 20, 2016

ENTRY FEE: $35 for up to 5 images

JURORS:  Alyce Gottesman, Bill Hochhausen & Jack McWhorter

SALES:  The Painting Center retains a 20% commission on all sales.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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