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Juliette Aristides

Signs of the Reconstruction: TRAC2014

Brandon Kralik | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Throughout decades of wondering, wishing, and hoping that the direction of art would change, that we would begin to see work that touched us on a huma...

When Art Worlds Don't Collide: TRAC 2014 and the Whitney Biennial

John Seed | Posted 05.07.2014 | Arts
John Seed

In Ventura, California March 5th was the closing day of the second ever Representational Art Conference -- TRAC 2014 -- an international gathering that had attracted over 300 artists and others interested in exploring "the aesthetic principles and values implicit in the representational art of the 21st Century."

Novorealism Aims High at TRAC 2014

Brandon Kralik | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

I come from the Nerdrum School myself, and find many similarities with this group that is organized in California and see them as one of many pockets of painters who are striving for the same lofty goal: to paint like the Odd Masters, or better!

Juliette Aristides On TRAC With the Atelier Movement

Brandon Kralik | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Juliette Aristides took some time to talk with me about the Atelier Movement and the trend toward skill based classical painting.

TRAC2014, an Interview With Michael Pearce About the Representational Art Conference

Brandon Kralik | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

The Traditional Representational Art Conference, TRAC2014, is set to be a landmark event. Philosopher Roger Scruton, famous for his BBC series Why Be...

Institutional Memory: Models and Their Artists

Daniel Maidman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

A bit over a year ago now, I guess, Alexis Hilliard moved to New York. She came here to develop her skills at the New York Academy of Art. She's not a celebrity in the world overall, but I am a member of a very narrow sector among whom her face, if not her name, is extraordinarily well known. I've been looking at her face for nearly a decade.