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J.C. Leyendecker in North Carolina

Dan dos Santos

I recently visited the Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston Salem, NC, which is currently hosting a wonderful retrospective of J.C. Leyendecker's work. This exhibit covers J.C.'s career through a selection of 42 original paintings, and more than 100 vintage Saturday Evening post covers. Well curated, with wonderfully insightful commentary placed throughout the exhibit, makes this truly one of the finest shows I've seen in recent years. The Museum allows photography, so I…




Spectrum 27 Call For Entries

Arnie Fenner

November 11, 2019 - It's that time of year again: the Spectrum 27 competition is now open for entires! All professional and student artists, art directors, publishers and artists’ representatives are invited to submit entries to the 27th Annual Spectrum International Competition for Fantastic Art. Work chosen by the jury will be featured in full color in the Spectrum annual, the peer-selected “best of the year” collection for the fantastic arts. This year's Call for Entries Poster (shown above) was created by the renowned artist, Paul Sullivan. Paul's credits include work for Tomb Raider, Afro Samurai, Megamind, X-Men: The Last Stand, Iron Man, Sly Cooper and The Book of Life among many others. The Spectrum 27 jury is comprised of a six member panel of some of the most exceptional artists and educators working in the industry today. The esteemed judges this…



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