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August 6, 2017

2 Art Festivals You Can’t Miss in August 2017

Summer 2017 has offered an impressive array of art festivals around the world. Although several of 2017’s best art festivals have come and gone, two promising festivals have yet to...

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August 1, 2017

An Art Critic’s Summertime Tour of New York City’s Public Artwork

Recently, art critic Jason Farago made it his goal to “assert his common ownership of the spaces” that house art and through which New Yorkers circulate everyday. The results were a beautiful article published by the New York Times and a public admonishment to New Yorkers to “own” the free spaces in New York City in summertime.

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November 22, 2013

The Graffiti Artist and Street Vendor

The streets of New York City are littered with street artists. Those who succeed at this trade often combine unique artistic ability with marketing efforts. Beyond taking time to create numerous works, they have to sell them too. This is not always easy. In fact, it is downright hard, even for a world famous artist.

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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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December 5, 2011

Romare Bearden and Abstract Expressionist Art

Romare Bearden was an artist whose personal style went against the “mainstream” of art in the post World War II era. Overtime, Bearden’s style did not change as other artists’ did. He...

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September 26, 2011

Do Not Disturb Signs: Putting a Sweet Twist on a Clear Message

The words, “Do Not Disturb” have never sounded so sweet, or looked so unique. Hotels and other lodging destinations are becoming more creative about how they approach this straight-forward message....

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January 15, 2011

How to Write an Artist’s Statement

Even though artists are more comfortable expressing themselves visually, it’s important to be able to articulate your artwork verbally as well. A picture may be worth a thousand words, but...

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September 19, 2010

Making Art from Unconventional Objects

Did you know that you can create art out of things you find in your desk drawers? Take a close look at the photo above, which shows three artworks by...

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