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Trish Biddle and Art-Deco Style Artworks

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Trish Biddle and Art-Deco Style Artworks

Trish Biddle is published internationally, and is collected around the world. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, American artist Trish Biddle studied at the Dallas Institute of Art, before beginning her career as an illustrator and textile designer. Her process of drawing, painting and designing melded onto canvases, creating romantic images and her unmistakable Art Deco figurative paintings.

Her expertise in capturing nature and light creates richly colored, breath-taking canvases. With a well-defined style, broad, romantic strokes and vibrant color, Trish paints figurative, floral, fashion icons and children’s art. She travels the world and enjoys translating her experiences into oil on canvas.

Trish Biddle

Showcasing her sense of design, Trish captures the Art Deco style of fashion, elegance, sophistication and the simplicity of the era. Tamara De Lempicka who defined Art Deco painting as we know it, Argentinean tango dancers and depression era dance marathons have all inspired Trish’s vintage, figurative paintings. The faces are obscured purposely to allow the viewer to identify with the images of the graceful dancers their own romantic notions. Backgrounds are evidence of textile, ironwork and architectural designs extracted from her own designs and travels. Trish currently resides in Westlake Texas.

Trish Biddle paintings are in corporate and private collections around the world, and she has been published internationally by Encore Art Group – Win Devon, Canadian Art Prints, Portal. Her art is available at most major retailers including Bed Bath & Beyond, Wal-mart, Target, Tuesday Morning, Michaels, TJ Maxx, and e-tailer art.com. Trish has had over $1 million in retail sales and been commissioned by Hilton hotels, Churchill Downs, Westminster Kennel Club and Del Mar Thoroughbread Club. Actress Eva Longoria Parker is a fan of Trish’s work, and used her art for her charity, Padres Contra El Cancer in Los Angeles.

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Marsha Hammel and Atmospheric Music Scenes

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Zippo by Marsha Hammel

Marsha Hammel was born in 1949 in Florida, she studied art at the North Carolina Governor’s School in 1967 for which she was awarded a scholarship. Following this she attended the Virginia Commonwealth University to study Fine Arts. Throughout her life Marsha Hammel has travelled the USA extensively, lived in Canada, Germany, Panama and Italy. She is most recognised for her atmospheric music scenes and is one of the most successful artists practising in this genre.

Her work appears in countless corporate and private collections all over the world and has had numerous solo exhibitions. Performing art centres and many musicians have used her wonderful paintings on programme covers and cover art for music. Her original paintings, fine art prints and pen and ink drawings are highly collectable and there is a strong market for them.

Tango Valentino by Marsha Hammel

Marsha Hammel

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All About Argentina Tango

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All About Argentina Tango

Tango is a partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plate, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world.

Early tango was known as tango criollo (Creole tango). Today, there are many forms of tango extant. Popularly and among tango dancing circles, the authentic tango is considered to be the one closest to the form originally danced in Argentina and Uruguay.

On August 31, 2009, UNESCO approved a joint proposal by Argentina and Uruguay to include the tango in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.

The tango consists of a variety of styles that developed in different regions and eras of Argentina as well as in other locations around the world. The dance developed in response to many cultural elements, such as the crowding of the venue and even the fashions in clothing. The styles are mostly danced in either open embrace, where lead and follow have space between their bodies, or close embrace, where the lead and follow connect either chest-to-chest (Argentine tango) or in the upper thigh, hip area (American and International tango).

Different Styles of Tango

Tango Vals
Tango argentino
Tango canyengue
Tango Oriental Uruguayan tango
Tango liso
Tango salon
Tango orillero
Tango camacupense (Angola)
Tango milonguero (Tango apilado)
Tango Nuevo (New Tango)
Contact tango
Show Tango (also known as fantasia)
Ballroom tango
Finnish tango

These are danced to several types of music:

Tango
Electronic tango-inspired music
“Alternative tango”, i.e. music that is an alternative to tango, or non-tango music employed for use in tango-inspired dance.

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Dance & Dancers: Tango by Willem Haenraets

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Dance & Dancers: Tango by Willem Haenraets

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Dance & Dancers: Tango Argentino II Art Print

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Dance & Dancers: Tango Argentino II Art Print

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Decorative Art: Tango Argentino by Pedro Alvarez

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Decorative Art: Tango Argentino by Pedro Alvarez

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