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    Amazing Yarn Bombs

    There's a crochet mafia taking to the streets to keep cities across the U.S. warm this winter. From parking meters to garbage cans, urban spaces are looking a lot more colorful this season. Check out the newest form of insulation and don't get any ideas (but if you do, send us pictures). I want more Yarn Bombs→ [page] I want ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +7
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    January 2011 ArtBistro Gallery

    Happy New Year ArtBistro Members! We're inspired by the fresh start a new year brings and have compiled works that show not only this sentiment, but that also leave us with a sense of wintery quiet. Grab a cup of hot coccoa, sit by the fire and enjoy the selections! "Orbit" by dbmilgate "Curved Books" by dbmilgate Next Picks → ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Madrid Art Thieves Tried to Sell Multimillion-Dollar Stolen Sculpture for Scrap

    Madrid Art Thieves Tried to Sell Multimillion-Dollar Stolen Sculpture for Scrap
    MADRID—Considering that a small sculpture by Eduardo Chillida fetched €1.5 million ($2 million) at Sotheby's in 2006, three thieves' asking price of €30 ($39) for one of the artist's iron sculptures was certainly a bargain. This tip from a Madrid scrap merchant led police to recover 34 of 35 artworks stolen in a truck heist last month — a haul estimated ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Business Artist: How Andy Warhol Turned a Love of Money Into a $228 Million Art Career

    The Business Artist: How Andy Warhol Turned a Love of Money Into a $228 Million Art Career
    INDIANAPOLIS—"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art," Andy Warhol famously said. "Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." Having gotten his start as an immensely successful commercial artist selling product illustrations to advertisers and department stores, Warhol bent the American consumerist system to artistic ends throughout his career — ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Solo Show: Emily Lopuch

    Holiday Greeting Card Contest Winner Emily LopuchWe're so excited to show you more work from our Holiday Greeting Card Contest winner, Emily Lopuch. We sifted through hundreds of fabulous and spirited entries and this one just seemed to capture the magic of the holidays we all treasure. Now take a peek at the rest of her work too! Cat Philosophy Liftoff ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Featured Member: John Kraft

    “There may not be a Heaven, but there is a San Francisco.” Ashleigh Brilliant, English Author and Cartoonist Meet John Kraft: John is a California man through and through. Born in Los Angeles in 1967, John has been inspired by the great state and it's the setting for much of his famous artwork. His scenes of San Francisco have earned ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Gorgeous 2011 Letterpress Calendars

    Tweet The new year is a time for looking back, reflecting, and then looking forward to the year ahead. What better way to celebrate how far you've come with a lovely little handcrafted calendar to mark your accomplishments this year? The calendars we've picked for 2011 all have that wonderful, unusual, discovering-a-hidden-secret feeling — Enjoy! A note from the creator: "A ...
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    Ongoing Protest Against Smithsonian's Controversial Exhibit

    Ongoing Protest Against Smithsonian's Controversial Exhibit
    WASHINGTON - A Washington art gallery pledged a round-the-clock protest Thursday against what it calls censorship by the Smithsonian Institution for removing a video that shows ants crawling on a crucifix after the Catholic League and members of Congress complained it was sacrilegious. [widget:inarticlebulleted_fine_art] Transformer Gallery manager Barbara Escobar said the small, nonprofit gallery will show the video piece, "A Fire ...
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    Picasso's Electrician to Inherit More Picassos from a Cousin

    Picasso's Electrician to Inherit More Picassos from a Cousin
    MOUANS-SARTOUX, France— As a French art crime squad continues to investigate the provenance of the 271 works by Picasso that Pierre Le Guennec, the artist's former electrician, has claimed were gifts, another trove of Picassos has also made the news. The artist is said to have given several works to his chauffeur, Maurice Bresnu, who in 1991 bequeathed the collection to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Small Museum Sees a Big Future in Cadavers

    Small Museum Sees a Big Future in Cadavers
    CHICAGO _ Along Lake Shore Drive's glittering Gold Coast, a handsome sculpture of a physician comforting an ailing man stands in front of an elegant four-story mansion, calling attention to the museum inside, one known to many as the place they might visit someday but never do. The 56-year-old International Museum of Surgical Science brings in 20,000 visitors in a good ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: -1
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    NYU Artist Gets Camera Surgically Implanted in Head

    Ever wish you had eyes in the back of your head? NYU photography professor Wafaa Bilal took this expression to heart — he had a digital camera implanted in the back of his head! The stunt is part of a year long art project titled, "3rd I," and is centered around the idea of capturing things subjectively. A performance artist ...
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    Artists2Artists: A Fundraising Social Network for Creative Professionals

    Artists2Artists: A Fundraising Social Network for Creative Professionals
    NEW YORK— The art market may be back, if we are to believe the feeding frenzy at last week's Miami art fairs, but artists can always use new avenues of funding (and not everyone loves the art-fair rat race anyway). Now, the grant-making nonprofit United States Artists is opening up a new front for artists looking to realize projects: a "fund-raising ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Truckload of $6.5 Million of Art By Picasso and Others Stolen

    Truckload of $6.5 Million of Art By Picasso and Others Stolen
    MADRID— A truck ferrying 28 artworks worth $6.5 million that included pieces by Picasso, Fernando Botero, and Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillada was stolen over the weekend from a warehouse in the Spanish town of Getafe, just south of Madrid. Footage from security cameras shows three hooded men making off with the vehicle, the keys to which had been left inside the ...
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    Answers to the "What's Your Famous Paintings IQ?

    Answers to the "What's Your Famous Paintings IQ?
    ArtBistro created the What's Your Famous Paintings IQ? quiz to test how much you know about paintings. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken What's Your Famous Paintings IQ? quiz yet, go take it first. Next: See answers on the next page → [page] 1) ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz
    ArtBistro created the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ? quiz to help you learn more about all the winter holidays. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ quiz, go take it first. Next: See answers on the next page → [page] 1) Why do we ...
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    Upcoming Design Conferences, Contests & Webinars

    Upcoming Design Conferences, Contests & Webinars
    There’s so much going on in the design world these days that it’s hard to keep up. Use this cheat sheet to figure out what’s worthy of your attention as we roll into the New Year. You might want to add “study type in Rome” or “enter a design competition” to that resolution list. Conferences [photo:291534] Compostmodern 2011 This conference has ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    "Confident" Atmosphere Boosts Sales at Art Basel Preview

    "Confident" Atmosphere Boosts Sales at Art Basel Preview
    MIAMI—If the opening hours of the ninth edition of Art Basel Miami Beach are any indication, the market for modern and contemporary art is back in shape after the recession that began in 2008. Top collectors like Marty Margulies, Norman Braman and Douglas Cramer were to be seen making the rounds of the fair's booths today. "The quality is better than ...
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    Featured Member: Sloeginfizz

    Sloeginfizz by Nicole RayPolka Dots, Stripes and Everything Nice. Meet Nicole Ray (aka Sloeginfizz): Nicole is an illustrator whose work is often inspired by words: song lyrics, a funny phrase overheard in a passing conversation, poetry, a newspaper article, and of course fairy tales too. Talk a walk in Nicole's shoes (they're polka dot puddle jumpers) and hear how she ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Solo Show: Nathan Vernau

    Welcome to a comical and clever world where scissors and paper are all you need to tell a tale. This month, we're proud to showcase NathanVernau's Edward Scissorhand-like skills. A fan of comic books and stories all his life, Nathan strives to create art that engages the viewer in a visual conversation. His simple images and words leave much room ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    271 Never-Before-Seen Picasso Works Unearthed

    271 Never-Before-Seen Picasso Works Unearthed
    PARIS – Pablo Picasso almost never stopped creating, leaving thousands of drawings, paintings and sculptures that lure crowds to museums and mansions worldwide. Now, a retired electrician says that 271 of the master's creations have been sitting for decades in his garage. Picasso's heirs are claiming theft, the art world is savoring what appears to be an authentic find, and the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1

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