JOHN POTOTSCHNIK FINE ART

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Kara Lysandra Ross interview (Part 2)

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Kara Lysandra Ross is the Director of Operations for the Art Renewal Center (ARC). This important organization is playing a leading role as mouthpiece for the realist movement. Criticized and ridiculed for decades, realism is experiencing a dramatic resurgence. ARC has not only » Read More

Kara Lysandra Ross interview (Part 1)

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Kara Lysandra Ross is the Director of Operations for the Art Renewal Center (ARC), and is the daughter of Fred and Sherry Ross. At her young age she has become an expert in 19th century European paintings, with a specialization in Victoria Art and French Academic Art. She is » Read More

Making Judgments Again

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Judging art shows can be a challenge. It’s not an exact science, thank goodness, and it can often leave room for second guessing oneself. 
All art has intellectual, technical and emotional components…and they all need to be considered as part of the judging process. » Read More

Independence Day 2012. Really?

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Two hundred and forty-six years ago on July 2, 1776, Congress of the United Colonies adopted a resolution of political independence, meaning that the 13 colonies believed they had a right to be free and independent States…absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown. » Read More

Reality Sets In

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“Approved” art of the last 100 years proves destructive
 
When I was in college in the 1960’s, having decided to become an artist, there was a distinguishable antagonism and snobbery, from those » Read More