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International Realism

International Realism

15th International ARC Salon

By (author) Frederick C. Ross
By (author) Kara Lysandra Ross


Publishing 1st Aug 2021
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    • Over a thousand stunning traditional artworks, from the forefront of the 21st Century Realist Art Movement
    • Presents the winners and finalists of the 15th International ARC Salon Competition
    • Artist contributors from across the globe compete in a range of genres, from 'Imaginative Realism' to 'Plein air' and 'Portraiture'
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    With determination to restore the universal language of realism in the visual arts, a group of fine artists and experts banded together to celebrate and propagate 21st Century Representational Art. They founded the Art Renewal Center in 1999. Since their genesis, this non-profit educational foundation has dedicated itself to encouraging rigorous skill-based training in the methods of the Old Masters, bestowing the title of 'ARC Approved' on ateliers who share their core values and demonstrate technical mastery. The International ARC Salon Competition is the largest and most prestigious for realist based art in the world, receiving this year over 4,941 entries from 83 countries and spanning six continents. The 1,155 works featured here represent 23% of the total. This year's winners demonstrate the great breadth and originality that can be found in all facets of fine art. Categories include: Figurative, Portraiture, Imaginative Realism, Landscape, Plein Air, Fully from Life, Animals, Sculpture, Drawing, Still Life, and Teens (for aspiring young artists).
    About the Author

    Frederick C. Ross, Chairman of the ARC, has a Masters in art education from Columbia University and is the leading authority on William Bouguereau, co-author of the catalogue raisonné, William Bouguereau: His Life and Works. His essays and speeches have become required reading in countless classrooms.

    Kara Lysandra Ross, Co-Chair and Chief Operating Officer of the ARC, is an art historian and writer. She co-founded The Da Vinci Initiative, dedicated to introducing skill-based art education in public and private schools K-12, and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. She is the world-leading authority on Edmund Blair Leighton, and is currently researching and writing the catalogue raisonné.

    ACC Art Books
    Publish date
    1st Aug 2021
    279 mm x 216 mm
    432 Pages
    1097 color, 86 b&w
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