A blog about Art
Featuring interesting articles and news
Published by José Carrilho

Thursday, December 31, 2009

The Art Inquirer More Than Doubles

Started in the beginning of 2008, The Art Inquirer has more than doubled its visits, especially returning ones, during 2009.
The objective for 2010 is to continue its organic growth.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Serralves Museum Will Open New Branch

During the year 2010, the Serralves Museum will open a branch in Lisbon.
This announcement was made by Artur Santos Silva, chairman of the board of the BPI bank, during a celebration at Serralves, that included the presentation of the book "Artistas Portugueses na Colecção da Fundação de Serralves" (Portuguese Artists in the Collection of the Serralves Foundation).
This new space is not intended for exhibitions.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

"O Nosso Bairro" at Círculo das Letras

Located in the 15B of the Augusto Gil street, in Lisbon, the bookstore Círculo das Letras will present the second edition of "O Nosso Bairro".
This colective exhibition, taking place from December 16, 2009 through January 6, 2010, gathers the works of the people who live or work in the neighbourhood and have art as a hobby or their main activity.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

$25 Gift Certificate in Art Materials

With the sponsorship of Blick Art Materials, a gift certificate in the value of $25 will be send, together with a catalogue, to one of the readers of The Art Inquirer.
The winner will be announced on December 20th, 2009.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Arte Lisboa 2009

The annual contemporary art fair Arte Lisboa 2009, takes place from November 19th to November 23rd.
The vernissage happened on the 18th.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Halloween Contest by CultureInside

The artistic community CultureInside is running a Halloween contest for photographers and artists.
Winning works will be shown in a permanent online exhibition.
The subscription is free and the deadline is October 31st, 2009.

Monday, October 5, 2009

New Art Workshops List

A new website developed by Peggy and Robert Stermer-Cox permits users to list art workshops for free.
The only thing you need to do is to register.
Since this is a recent service, we may see further developments, namely in terms of search options.
The website is called Artist Workshops.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Art Blog Gains More Readers

By keeping the policy of providing quality and relevant content to its readers, now counting with over 120 followers, The Art Inquirer has seen the numbers of visits grown in a steady manner.
This is also caused by the fact of a continuous search to improve a good interaction between the author and the readers.
The Art Inquirer also cares about social causes and often participates in campaigns and is also the author of some.
Besides the useful news, articles and links, this blog also provides several affordable advertising spaces for those wishing to show their art and crafts, namely using the Projectwonderful system.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Dictionary Function at The Art Inquirer

In a continuous development to enhance its readers experience, The Art Inquirer now features a double click dictionary function, with the courtesy of The Free Dictionary.
This new function permits readers to access a dictionary when double clicking on a word ( the cursor does not change its aspect).

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Todd Schorr at the San Jose Museum of Art

From June 20th through September 16th 2009, the appreciators of lowbrow and pop surrealism art movements can see the artworks of Todd Schorr at the San Jose Museum of Art, in California.

Friday, August 7, 2009

IAPS has a new president

Maggie Price is now the president of the International Association of Pastel Societies, after Urania Christy Tarbet having stepped down during IAPS's recent convention and nominating her.
Urania Tarbet presided the society for 15 years.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Art Inquirer Receives More Visits

Started in the year of 2008 and focusing on art, including news and relevant opportunities for artists and art collectors, The Art Inquirer has been steadly acquiring a wider readership.
Interviews with emerging and known artists is one of its features and an effort to bring closer artists and public.
The Art Inquirer is of the opinion that blogs can also have a humanizing activity and supports projects and initiatives to help good causes.

Image (c) Statcounter

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Pastel Guild of Europe Officially Founded

Today, May 3rd 2009, took place the foundation meeting of the Pastel Guild of Europe.
This formal reunion between the founding members had among its purposes to elect the board, discuss membership and other relevant subjects.
The Pastel Guild of Europe is now officially a reality.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Art In Action 2009

From May 30th through June 1st, visitors will have the chance to see artists in action and buy their artwork.
Various crafts and fine arts will be exhibited and a good interaction between artists and public is expected.
Art In Action takes place at the Townley Hall, Ireland.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Interviews at The Art Inquirer

One of the main features of The Art Inquirer are the regular interviews with artists.
The art dedicated blog presents its readers with the opportunity to get closer to the artists by knowing about their techniques and what moves them.
New interviews are being prepared, one of them with a famous pastel artist.
Don't miss them by signing its newsletters.
Readers are also eligible to win a free painting every month.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

$25 Gift Certificate from The Art Inquirer

The Art Inquirer is offering a $25 gift certificate to one of its readers.
Blick Art Materials, known by their good service, gently sponsors this event.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

The Art Inquirer Completes 100 Posts

The Art Inquirer has completed 100 posts in the month that completes 1 year of existance.
In an effort to provide update news and interesting articles to its readers, the art related blog includes a series of useful links.
Considered an ex libris are the interviews with artists and the free monthly paintings.