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June 28, 2012

The Beauty of Abstract Art

Art Abstract art has a unique beauty that is often overlooked or forgotten due to the unrealistic nature of it. Before the mid-nineteenth Century most Western

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June 25, 2012

Easiest Art Heist in Paris

Is theft of over $124 million worth of art from the Musee d’Art Modern (Museum of Modern Art) in Paris was part of a movie plot, chances are it wouldn’t have had any exciting action scenes. Art thieves managed to steal 5 priceless paintings while 3 security guards were on duty, completely oblivious to the art heist taking place. Despite the art thieves breaking a back window to enter the museum, the building’s alarm systems were not triggered.

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June 22, 2012

Good bye and farewell to famous Expressionist artist LeRoy Neiman

LeRoy Neiman died June 20, 2012 in New York City just after his 91st birthday. He was most known as an Expressionist painter. Neiman’s first work for Playboy Magazine’s fifth edition which then started him authoring for 15 year a feature titled “Man at His Leisure”. He worked for Playboy Magazine monthly even until recently.

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June 21, 2012

Color Unconventional Schemes in Art

Unconventional Color Schemes in Art
Artists have the ability to tap into the power of colors when they create a piece of art. Color plays a strong role in the way a work of art is perceived and experienced by the viewer. Certain colors can raise spirits while others can dampen moods. Some colors can invigorate and enliven while others can put people to sleep. How can artists use the power of colors to their advantage?

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Exploring Chicago’s Sculptures

June 20, 2012

Exploring Chicago’s Sculptures

Many people would agree that sculptures have the perfect combination of beauty, balance, stateliness, and solidity. Rich in art and culture, Chicago has one of the most impressive arrays of sculptures of any location on earth.

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June 18, 2012

Sailboats are Examples of Recreational, Fun and Relaxing for Set Sail

Sailboats are Examples of Recreational, Fun and Relaxing for Set Sail

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June 17, 2012

Lighthouses are Examples of Beauty, Symmetry, and Strength

Lighthouses are Examples of Beauty, Symmetry, and Strength Lighthouses – Beacons of Hope Lighthouses have long been viewed as beacons of hope and symbols of

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June 15, 2012

Inspirational Tips to Boost your Artistic Creativity

If you are looking for inspiration, this post is all about helping you discover a muse to jump starting your creative ambition.

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June 13, 2012

Fireworks Celebrate Cai Gou – Qiang’s Bold Art

You may recognize the name, Cai Gou- Qiang from the 2008 Olympics. Cai was the mastermind behind all special effects for the opening and closing ceremonies.

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June 10, 2012

Blue Trees in Seattle

Which one of these blue trees doesn’t belong? The residents of Seattle have been wondering just that. Those who visit Seattle’s Westlake Park this summer are sure to witness a unique change of...

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June 8, 2012

More Anders Leonard Zorn – Swedish Portrait Painter

Anders Leonard Zorn was born in Sweden in 1860. Though his parents never married, he was allowed to take his father’s name. Raised by his grandparents, Zorn spent his childhood...

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June 7, 2012

What to do With A Child’s Artwork: Tips and Tricks for Parents and Grandparents

If you are a parent or a grandparent you may be familiar with the joy of receiving a child’s drawing as a gift. In this case, you also know it...

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June 6, 2012

Get Your Art Online – Three Main Ways

The Internet is a powerful marketing tool for artists. A well-constructed website can reap thousands of viewers per day from all over the globe, all of whom can become potential...

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June 4, 2012

Benefits of Making Your Own Paints

Did you know that you can easily and affordably make your own paints right at home? The supplies needed to make oil paints, acrylics, watercolors or pastels are fairly inexpensive...

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June 3, 2012

Marketing Art in the Digital World: An Introduction

By nature, artists are creative people – we are visionaries and dreamers. Artists are usually more comfortable behind the easel than in front of a calculator or spreadsheet. Yet to...

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