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Robbie Calvo | Old World Artisan

There is simply no mistaking the work of Robbie Calvo. If you’ve been to the grand villas and castles of Europe, you will recognize the sensibility and ambience of his style immediately. Chandeliers, rich, opulent draperies, stenciled patterns on walls and...

Anton Weiss Abstract Painting Demonstration

Sunday, October 11, 2 p.m.–5 p.m., everyone is invited to join artist Anton Weiss for a painting demonstration held at the outdoor theater behind Leiper’s Creek Gallery in Leiper’s Fork. Weiss’ demo is a rare and wonderful opportunity to view a master abstract...

Anton Weiss | The Interview

It was a beautiful sunny morning when Anton Weiss and I sat down for this interview. He came straight from his studio, creative and energized, a little guarded at first, but in no time we were into interesting waters. He looked a lot younger than I expecte...

Anton Weiss Freedom of Expression

In the years directly following World War II, the most definitive movement in American art captured the global imagination. Abstract Expressionism dramatically transformed visual culture as the world had known it. Figures like Jackson Pollock and Clemen...
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Farrar Hood | Finding Her Muse

Nashville native Farrar Hood, daughter of photographer Robin Hood, recently returned home to the Music City. Closing a chapter on her life as an artist in New York City, she has traveled back to her roots. Hood was raised on photography. She grew up taki...
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Walter G. Knestrick, A Colorful Life

by Lindsey Victoria Thompson | Photography by Jerry Atnip Over 60 years ago, in 1947, a ten-year-old 
Walter walked into a classroom in Burton School, where he had been transferred mid semester. There he would meet a fellow fifth grader who
introduced h...

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