The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, February 13, 2016


Kimbell Art Museum Launches Photo Contest on Impressionists Microsite
FORT WORTH.- The Kimbell Art Museum invites photographers, professionals and amateurs alike, to let their cameras be their paintbrushes and submit modern interpretations of Impressionist paintings to the Kimbell’s “Create An Impression” photo contest. The paintings for translation into the medium of photography are a Monet garden view, a Renoir scene of friends having lunch together, a Van Gogh still life, and a Caillebotte streetscape. Contest winners will be chosen online by visitors who will vote for their favorite on The Impressionists microsite. On a monthly basis during the exhibition, the entry with the most votes will be awarded an exclusive tour by a Kimbell curator, admission to the exhibition, and dinner for six at the Kimbell Art Museum during The Impressionists: Master Paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Commented Malcolm Warner, the Kimbell’s acting director: “Almost everything the Impressionists painted was exciting to them because it was part of the modern world—the here and now. What would their compositions look like today? I look forward to seeing what people come up with, and suspect we are in for some surprises.”

View the contest at www.kimbellart.org/impressionists.

Contest Paintings:

Contest participants may submit one entry for each of the paintings below during the dedicated submission timeframe.

Submission and voting: June 4–July 2
Claude Monet, The Artist’s House at Argenteuil, 1873
Oil on canvas, 23 11/16 x 28 7/8 in.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Submission and voting: July 3–July 31
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Lunch at the Restaurant Fournaise (The Rowers’ Lunch), 1875
Oil on canvas, 21 11/16 x 25 15/16 in.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Potter Palmer Collection

Submission and voting: August 1–August 29
Vincent van Gogh, Grapes, Lemons, Pears, and Apples, 1887
Oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Kate L. Brewster

Submission and voting: August 30–September 26
Gustave Caillebotte, Paris Street; Rainy Day, 1877
Oil on canvas, 83 1/2 x 108 3/4 in.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection

Prizes Include:

1st Prize:
Exclusive tour guided by a Kimbell curator for 6 adults
FREE admission for 6 adults to The Impressionists
Dinner or lunch for 6 at the Kimbell Buffet Restaurant (alcoholic beverages not included)
A one-year FREE subscription to Texas Monthly

2nd Prize:
FREE admission for 4 adults to The Impressionists
One FREE catalogue: The Impressionists
A one-year FREE subscription to Texas Monthly

3rd Prize:
Free admission for 2 adults to The Impressionists
One FREE catalogue: The Impressionists
A one-year FREE subscription to Texas Monthly

Rules:

Each entry must relate to the designated Impressionist painting.
One entry per registrant per monthly photo contest.
Each entry must be the original work of the entrant or their legal guardian.
No offensive or inappropriate imagery will be accepted.

The Impressionists: Master Paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago is organized by the Art Institute of Chicago in collaboration with the Kimbell Art Museum. This exhibition is generously supported by JPMorgan Chase. Promotional support is provided by American Airlines and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Contest support is provided by Texas Monthly.







Today's News

June 11, 2008

Art Dealer Stan Lauryssens Claims 75% of Paintings Made by Dali are Fake in New Book

Hammer Museum Presents First Major Exhibition on Visionary Modernist Architect John Lautner

Public Art Fund Opens Chris Burden's What My Dad Gave Me at Rockefeller Center

Orange County Museum of Art Announces Architect for New Building

The Seventh Annual Affordable Art Fair to Open in New York

Shadows, Disappearances and Illusions at Miami Art Museum

MCA Denver Presents Installations by Brad Kahlhamer in the Promenade Space

Lyman Allyn Art Museum Opens New Photography Exhibition Peter Harron: Moroccan Landscapes

Chakaia Booker Transforms Salvaged Tires into Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Iris Apfel: Rare Bird of Fashion at Nassau County Museum of Art

MAM Coninues to Build its Collection in Anticipation of Move to New Herzog and De Meuron Building

Kimbell Art Museum Launches Photo Contest on Impressionists Microsite

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Exhibition of photographs by Peter Lindbergh opens at Gagosian Gallery Athens

2.- Austria's Leopold museum exhibits damaged artworks to raise funds for their restoration

3.- Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix's restored flat a glimpse into swinging London life

4.- Lucian Freud's "Pregnant Girl" sets record for an early painting by the artist

5.- In and out of storage: Mauritshuis exhibits rarely seen works from its collection

6.- North Carolina Museum of Art offers rare opportunity to watch conservator at work

7.- World's largest collection of modern and contemporary Arab art visits Spain

8.- The Phillips Collection offers a rare opportunity to experience 39 paintings from the Paul G. Allen Collection

9.- The Museum of Modern Art launches the Free Online Course Seeing Through Photographs

10.- Global 4-year research project reveals major discoveries in Goya masterpiece "La Aguadora"

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemariasound.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful