Friday, July 15, 2011

Alexey Steele preview

Born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1967, Alexey Steele began his systematic art training at an early age in the studio of his father Leonid Steele - a renowned Russian painter. He furthered his professional education at the prestigious Surikov Art Institute of the Soviet Academy of Arts in Moscow under internationally acclaimed artist, Illia Glazunov.

Alexey is the Founder of Classical Underground, a unique non-establishment platform showcasing interconnection of visual and musical classical art forms.

Steele coined the term "novorealism", arguing the existence of a distinct, important and revolutionary movement in today's Art, of its inseparable part within new, multi-polar aesthetically Contemporary Art which reflects greatly democratized modern cultural terrain.

Alexey is also Co-Founder of the Annual Russian Heritage Festival at the Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Here is a clip from the recent APVM Summer issue showing Alexey work on his new large multi-figure painting depicting the "Rising" of a new aesthetic freedom in the 21st century.

You can purchase the full video running approximately 120 minutes for only $10 by clicking the button below.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Sadie Valeri preview

Sadie J. Valeri is an internationally recognized still life oil painter. Her meticulously crafted paintings depicting transparent, crumpled wax paper have attracted the highest honors, including the award of First Prize for Still Life in the 2010 ARC International Salon. Her evocative paintings have been featured in many prestigious art publications, including: American Art Collector, American Artist, and International Artist and American Painting Video Magazine.

The Summer issue of APVM runs approximately 120 minutes and is available to download for only $10. Sadie is featured as well as Jordan Sokol, Alexey Steele, Peter Van Dyck and Joseph McGurl. You can purchase the new issue directly through the button below.
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Friday, December 10, 2010

Flyers for the Winter issue are now available! If you are interested in helping distribute them to any schools or art stores in your area please contact

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

DVDs will soon be available for current and back issues of APVM, we will keep you updated.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Check out this short trailer for the segment featuring one of today's huge talents, Joseph Todorovitch. Joseph resides in Los Angeles and is getting ready for his first solo show on the East coast with Arcadia gallery in October.

We are also really excited to have Jonathan Lipking's video be featured in the Fall issue of APVM, he is an extraordinary photographer and is currently starting his film career.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

New trailer for the upcoming Fall issue available October 1st.