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    Lindsay Lohan's Artistic Manicure Message Gets Attention

    Lindsay Lohan's Artistic Manicure Message Gets Attention
    LOS ANGELES — Never has so much attention been paid to a manicure. Less than 24 hours after Lindsay Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in jail and 90 days in rehab for violating probation on two DUIs, the talk isn't about her troubles, but about her fingernails. The 24-year-old actress sported a colorful manicure in court Tuesday that included obscene ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -2
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    Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old Creates Fine Art

    Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old Creates Fine Art
    At almost five years old, Leo Haines is severely disabled, but the inspirational youngster has just celebrated his first art exhibition in the UK — selling his abstract art to help other children like him. It's an astonishing feat in itself that at five years old, little Leo Haines is already an accomplished painter showing his work at his own exhibition. ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Design Students Stretch the Limits of Outdated Speedos

    Design Students Stretch the Limits of Outdated Speedos
    When swimming competitions updated their regulations for swimwear this year, the Speedo LZR racer swimsuit was rendered obsolete as a sellable item. Luckily, Speedo decided not to throw out these otherwise perfectly good suits, but instead donated 600 of them to students at the Chelsea College of Art and Design for an upcycling project. The designers went to work and stretched ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Utah Artist Known for George Washington Painting Dies

    Utah Artist Known for George Washington Painting Dies
    Arnold Friberg, a Utah artist best known for his painting of George Washington in prayer at Valley Forge, died Thursday, his family said. He was 96 Jayna Friberg-Cleamons said her father-in-law died at a Salt Lake City rehabilitation center following hip replacement surgery. Friberg, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also painted portraits of figures from ...
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    Yearly Attendence Tops 5 Million at NYC's Met Museum

    Yearly Attendence Tops 5 Million at NYC's Met Museum
    NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a popular place. Really popular. Museum officials said Wednesday that 5.24 million people visited the museum in the fiscal year ending June 30. It's the first time since 2001 that attendance has topped the 5 million mark. The figure covers visitors to the site on Fifth Avenue as well as The Cloisters ...
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    Brazilian Artist Inspires Kids of the World

    Brazilian Artist Inspires Kids of the World
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Brazilian contemporary artist who has painted work with a World Cup theme shared his artistic skills with a group of football loving children in South Africa. Romero Britto was brought by Football for Hope, which has organized workshops for children to build a legacy beyond the World Cup, which ends July 11. Britto says the World Cup ...
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    Art or Vandalism?

    Art or Vandalism?
    Sometimes there’s a fine line between art and vandalism. Blurring that line is Raleigh, North Carolina-based ULiveandYouBurn (nickname used to protect his identity). Part Urban Explorer, part fine-art photographer and social critic, ULiveandYouBurn is constantly pushing the boundaries of acceptable art. As an Urban Explorer, he’s traveled into many closed-off areas including construction sites, abandoned buildings, and mine shafts, and he’s ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Rudolf Leopold, Austrian Art Collector, Dies at 85

    Rudolf Leopold, Austrian Art Collector, Dies at 85
    VIENNA — Rudolf Leopold, who assembled Austria's largest private art collection, including works allegedly stolen by the Nazis, died Tuesday at the age of 85. Leopold died at a hospital in the Austrian capital after suffering multiple organ failure, said Klaus Pokorny, a spokesman for Vienna's famous Leopold Museum. Leopold is credited with assembling the country's largest and most important private ...
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    6 Illegal Interview Questions to Avoid

    6 Illegal Interview Questions to Avoid
    Wondering which questions you'll be asked during your job interview? You should expect the usual ones, such as "Where do you see yourself in five years?" and "What's your greatest weakness?" But then there are more colorful questions, such as "What animal best describes you?" and "If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you want to ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Images Speak: History of Emoticons

    Images Speak: History of Emoticons
    I used to be anti-emoticon. For years, I thought of smiley faces as the mark of an immature writer—the kind who punctuates a sentence with seven exclamation points. Then one day, after years of reading them, I was composing a sentence I wanted to make very sure the reader knew was a joke—and so I did it. Slowly, those little guys ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    90-Minute `Project Runway' Premieres July 29

    90-Minute `Project Runway' Premieres July 29
    LOS ANGELES — A bigger "Project Runway" is coming to a television near you. Host Heidi Klum says each episode will be 90 minutes when the reality show returns July 29 on the Lifetime network. That's 30 minutes more drama each week — and that's just how Klum likes it. "We did get always a few complaints from people that they ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Imagine That 2010: Young Artists from Studio in a School

    Imagine That 2010: Young Artists from Studio in a School
    Big names in the art world come out to support some very little people at a NYC event hosted by Christies auction house. It’s not all that rare to see an exhibit of art by teens and toddlers. What is notable is to find the show someplace other than a high school or day care center. And yet, this week at ...
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    Police Seize Stolen Caravaggio Painting & Make Arrests

    BERLIN — Police say they have recovered a stolen Caravaggio painting and arrested four members of an international gang of art thieves in the German capital. Police said Monday the painting was recovered Friday after they arrested four men — three Ukrainians and a Russian — as they tried to sell it to an interested buyer in Berlin. The 16th-century painting ...
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    Fashion Victim! Laga Gaga Takes a Bad Fall for Fashion

    Fashion Victim! Laga Gaga Takes a Bad Fall for Fashion
    These boots weren't made for walking. Lady Gaga fell flat on her face yesterday when she tried to sashay through London's Heathrow airport in a pair of thigh-high, black-leather boots with massive platform heels. Instead of making a statement, the boundry-pushing performer became a fashion victim as she tumbled to the floor. Gaga, who was also wearing a black mesh top ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: -4
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    Macy's to Carry Fashion Line from Madonna & Daughter

    Macy's to Carry Fashion Line from Madonna & Daughter
    Madonna has worn many hats -- literally and figuratively -- during her 25-plus years in the spotlight. But with her mom and fashionista hats firmly in place, the 51-year-old pop star is about to launch a junior fashion line with 13-year-old daughter Lourdes (Lola) Leon. A classic silhouette is paired with rebellious combat boots and statement jewelry. Madonna, who grew up ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    July 2010 ArtBistro Gallery

    Jared Gillett, The Red Iguana Next Winner [page] Kale V, Donuts Next Winner [page] Lane Bennion, Turn of the Century Next Winner [page] Vic Moss, Route 66 AZ Next Winner [page] Nate Cote, Young Cowboy Next Winner [page] Mark Andrew Allen, El. Segu Next Winner [page] Anowar Hossain, U.S. Camouflage Next Winner [page] Stefani Furness, Antiques Next Winner [page] Amin Ullah, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Mark Andrew Allen

    Mark Andrew Allen
    In Mark's own words, "My work's narrative takes sophisticated jabs at modern American consumer culture blending playful sarcasm with vibrant text messages woven into polychromatic backdrops. This new series of rainbow-hued canvases bridge music, fashion, and multimedia and present viewers with a bold collision of decorative styles drawn from my career in advertising." Mark has an art degree from Texas State ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Nate Cote

    Nate Cote
    ArtBistro member Nathan Cote is a freelance photographer based out of North Dakota. His rural surroundings make perfect backdrops for his sweeping landscapes and studies in local lifestyle. !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0182/1192/FullPortfoliobutton.png!:http://admin.artbistro.monster.com:8080/albums/133937-north-dakota See All the Gallery Winners
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Vic Moss

    Vic Moss
    Vic Moss, of Moss Photo, is a professional photographer from Denver, Colorado. His natural landscape influences his art as he captures desolate, western landscapes. To see more in his series entitled "Abandoned America," click on the portfolio button below. !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0182/1192/FullPortfoliobutton.png!:http://artbistro.monster.com/albums/57170-abandoned-americana See All the Gallery Winners
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    Lane Bennion

    Lane Bennion
    Lane Bennion is another artist from Salt Lake City, Utah. His paintings add a touch whimsy to small town scenes resembling famous paintings by Edward Hopper. To see more of his work, click below. !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0182/1192/FullPortfoliobutton.png!:http://artbistro.monster.com/albums/6906-lanes-paintings See All the Gallery Winners
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: -1

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