Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Curators' Choice and Popular Voting Results for March 2014

Curators' Choice and Popular Voting Results for March 2014
New York, NY. - Barebrush.com announces the winners of the March 2014 competitions. Grand prize winner is Christopher Smith, whose Perfectly Naked 1, 2 is on the front page of barebrush.com for the month of April.

Nominees for the N*de-of-the-Month, Photo Art N*de-of-the-Month and Best-of-the-Rest were selected as Curators' Choice by the guest curator, Jeffrey L. Berman, PSA, Salmagundi Club. All Barebrush curators have an opportunity to rank the Curators' Choice in their own special poll. Winners determined by a statistical combination of the curators and popular votes. The My Fav N*de, My Fav PhotoArt N*de and The Peoples’ Choice poll winners are based on popularity.



Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: N*de-of-the-Month, March 2014
Perfectly Naked 1, 2 by Christopher Smith of Philadelphia, PAPerfectly Naked 1, 2
The Perfectly Naked series are a collection of male and female nudes. Each one parlays in a fluctuating aspect of nakedness....[more]
Sculpture



Curators' Choice 2nd Place
Leaning by Geoffrey Stein of New York , NYLeaning
Leaning, 20.5 x 22 inches, Charcoal on paper, 1996. From life....[more]
Charcoal/carbon



Curators' Choice 3rd Place
Starechair by Gary Paul Stutler of Vallejo, CAStarechair
From my "Naked Men" series, exhibited in the Phoenix Gallery June 20-July 14, 2012....[more]
Charcoal/carbon



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Reflection by Marsha Karagheusian of Fort Mitchell, KYReflection
Ceramic Earthenware Clay. Handbuilt, slab construction, additive and subtractive methods of modeling. Textured, stained and...[more]
Ceramic



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Fish Girl by Ione Citrin of Los Angeles, CAFish Girl
figure pastel on paper...[more]
Pastel




Photography Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Photo Art N*de-of-the-Month, March 2014
Sarah_M_8-12-11--07AC by Dan McCormack of Accord, NYSarah_M_8-12-11--07AC
Sarah at the farm in Lamontville, NY....[more]
Photography



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Lady Blue by Troy Cooper of Norfolk, VALady Blue
Vibrating colors really makes this rendering of a woman's backside even more exciting and eye-catching....[more]
Digital



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Liebe Und Leben #2 by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KYLiebe Und Leben #2
One of a Freudian series. Each image is printed on a 14 inch diameter masonite disk....[more]
Photography




All Media, Genres

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Best-of-the-Rest, March 2014
Circus #1 by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KYCircus #1
Miss Gypsy Love of Cirque Airotic performs at the Va Va Vegas show in Louisvile, KY....[more]
Photography



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Pinocchio by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NMPinocchio
*Oil painting of Pinocchio puppet with books and a clock in a classical still life set up....[more]
Oil



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Lady in Red by Terence Kelly of Manchester, UNITED KINGDOMLady in Red
Oil on canvas board...[more]
Oil



The Public Polls:

My Favorite Nude 1st Place
Dimitri The Ballet Dancer by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NYDimitri The Ballet Dancer
Watercolor painted from life...[more]
Watercolor



My Favorite Nude 2nd Place
Tranquille by Dennis Young of New Castle, DETranquille
Studio painting of the model in her self-possessed mode....[more]
Oil



My Favorite Nude 3rd Place
Floating by Robert Markey of Ashfield, MAFloating
nude floating...[more]
Oil



My Favorite Nude 3rd Place
TARENTINE SLUMBERS by Rebecca Venn of Kenosha, WITARENTINE SLUMBERS
MYTHOLOGY...[more]
Color Pencil



My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 1st Place
reposed by Peter King of Cochiti Lake, NMreposed
From a studio shoot that also became a drawing. Maybe eventually a painting or sculpture?? Art can be in many forms, to most...[more]
Photography



My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 2nd Place
Bask by Anthony Gordon of Toronto, CanadaBask
A part of my concrete angel series...[more]
Photography



My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 2nd Place
Lydia in Gold 2 by BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald of Lexington, KYLydia in Gold 2
The golden nude showing that beauty is only complete with flaws. Part of a four part series. Smaller stretched canvas...[more]
Photography



My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 2nd Place
Hidden Pearls by Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards of Lutz, FLHidden Pearls
What is the question a woman asks quite often? Does my ass look big in this? So as a woman who is always complaining about...[more]
Photography



My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 3rd Place
Hendrix Fan by Troy Cooper of Norfolk, VAHendrix Fan
A tribute to a guitar legend through nude art....[more]
Digital



My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 3rd Place
Lady Blue by Troy Cooper of Norfolk, VALady Blue
Vibrating colors really makes this rendering of a woman's backside even more exciting and eye-catching....[more]
Digital



The Peoples’ Choice 1st Place
Hannah by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NYHannah
Watercolor painting of a live model....[more]
Watercolor



The Peoples’ Choice 2nd Place
Disco Inferno J by Troy Cooper of Norfolk, VADisco Inferno J
A cold fall morning provide the backdrop and the sunlight to make my friend Jenn look like a sultry rock star....[more]
Photography



The Peoples’ Choice 3rd Place
Prince by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WIPrince
Transparent Watercolor painted entirely with one color of paint. The saturation/dilution of the color creates the light and...[more]
Watercolor


Congratulations all!


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