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    Andy Warhol's Sketches Found on the Moon?

    Andy Warhol's Sketches Found on the Moon?
    One small step for man, one giant leap for modern art? Andy Warhol and five other artists likely left a 1969 calling card — a so-called moon museum of six sketches etched in miniature on a penny-wide ceramic chip — on the Apollo 12 lunar lander, an upcoming PBS show concludes. "I thought it was crazy, but now I think it ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Solo Show: Cathy Nichols

    We've heard of waxing poetry but this New York artist is making poetry out of wax. Cathy weaves together melted wax, cut paper, oil paint and gold leaf into visual stories of love, longing and transcendence. Enjoy the stories and don't forget to stop and look at the stars along the way. "Till the Stars Fall Down" See More→ Tweet ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +10
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    WIll Bravo's "Work of Art" Be a Hit?

    WIll Bravo's "Work of Art" Be a Hit?
    Yes, I know about the new Bravo reality TV show, Work of Art. No, I don’t intend on watching it. Yes, I’ve read tons of gossip about it; no, I don’t think I’ll read too much more (well, I will peek, I admit that much). Yes, I agree that if done right, a show like this might actually help bring in ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    10 Inspiring Movie Scenes to Pump You Up

    Alfred Hitchcock once said, “The cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.” These famous movie scenes make us want to dive into that cake with the gusto of a child on her first birthday. [photo:67120] Featured Author: DivineCaroline At DivineCaroline, you’ll be spending time with women who embrace the fact that life isn’t always easy ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Interview with Pon Angara, Graphic Designer and Entrepreneur

    Interview with Pon Angara, Graphic Designer and Entrepreneur
    When Philippine Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr., was assassinated in 1983, Pon Angara's parents decided it was time to leave their ancestral home, and moved their family of five to Illinois and away from violent opposition of the autocratic rule of President Ferdinand Marcos. Pon was 19, and when he arrived in Illinois, he enrolled in the undergraduate engineering program at the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Interview with Marcos Chin, Fashion Illustrator

    Interview with Marcos Chin, Fashion Illustrator
    Biography: Marcos Chin graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design, in Toronto, Canada. Since then, his work has appeared on book covers, advertisements, fashion catalogues, magazines, and CD covers. He has received a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, and has had his work published in numerous award annuals such as Communication Arts and American Illustration. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Interview with Jenny Kostecki-Shaw

    Interview with Jenny Kostecki-Shaw
    "On the day I was born, I came out looking both ways." - My Travelin’ Eye I think my travelin’ eye (aka, my lazy, wandering eye) inspired me to be an artist from the start. I grew up in St. Louis, MO and spent a lot of time in a cardboard box drawing monsters. After studying illustration at the Kansas City ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Gay Love Exhibition Opening in Warsaw Museum

    Gay Love Exhibition Opening in Warsaw Museum
    WARSAW, Poland — The director of Poland's National Museum says it is opening an exhibition on gay and lesbian love designed to provoke discussion on the place of homosexuals in this conservative and overwhelmingly Catholic country. The head of the National Museum in Warsaw, Piotr Piotrowski, said Wednesday the museum is already getting protests from various groups, even before the exhibition ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Interview with Gina Triplett

    Interview with Gina Triplett
    Hello friends! I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Gina Triplett… and wow, I am so inspired by her work and her answers. She’s done work for some heavy-hitting clients like Target and Converse, but she’s so down to earth… and downright cool. I think you’ll be wowed by her too. Thanks again for the interview, Gina! Biography: Gina Triplett is ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Fantastic Vintage Subway Etiquette Posters from Tokyo

    Fantastic Vintage Subway Etiquette Posters from Tokyo
    From Pink Tentaclecomes this colorful image, "Three Annoying Train Monsters," a vintage subway-etiquette poster from Tokyo that warns riders against becoming the "Nesshii (the sleeping monster), Asshii (the leg-crossing monster), [or] Shinbunshii (the newspaper-reading monster)." I posted a few more below, but you really should visit Pink Tentacle for the entire collection of these vintage gems, which transform the practice of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Deitch Defends the New Museum in Recent Controversy

    Deitch Defends the New Museum in Recent Controversy
    New York, NY—“It’s important for me, in this kind of forum, to set the record straight,” New York dealer Jeffrey Deitch explained last night at the Fashion Institute of Technology, during a panel billed as a discussion on performance art in the market that veered into a debate on the New Museum’s plan to have Jeff Koons curate a show gleaned ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Michelle Obama Wax Figure Unveiled at NYC Museum

    Michelle Obama Wax Figure Unveiled at NYC Museum
    Now you can see the first lady in person. Well, in wax that is. But she looks an awful lot like the real thing! Madame Tussauds' in New York has unveiled a wax figure of Michelle Obama in a one-shouldered white gown inspired by the one she wore to the inaugural ball. She is as beautiful as ever. h2. "See the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Lady Gaga Seizes Neo-Pop Mantle from Kanye

    Lady Gaga Seizes Neo-Pop Mantle from Kanye
    LAS VEGAS— Since Kanye West ruled the holiday season with his George Condo-covered megahit album, it may have seemed that he had conclusively seized the throne of contemporary-art-obsessed pop star from Lady Gaga, whose art-history-laden meat dress has become a bit stale (or rancid?) since her Video Music Awards appearance. But Gaga was merely biding her time. Now, the everything-bending singer ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Egypt Threatens to Reclaim Cleopatra's Needle from Central Park

    Egypt Threatens to Reclaim Cleopatra's Needle from Central Park
    CAIRO— Zahi Hawass, the ubiquitous, media-savvy Egyptian antiquities director whose blockbuster King Tut exhibition just finished its United States tour over the weekend, cannot be accused of resting on his laurels. After having convinced the Metropolitan Museum of Art to return 19 small artifacts that he said were taken illegally from Egypt, he's now turning his sights to bigger game in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    November's Art Gallery Winners!

    November's Art Gallery Winners!
    ArtBistro is proud to announce November’s Art Gallery Winners! This album represents excellent level of professionalism that ArtBistro members exhibit in their art work. There is a wide variety of art media and practices present in this show. Congratulations to all the winners! To leave comments on the work, click on the designer’s name and browse their portfolio. h2. See the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Helping Haiti, with a Punk Soundtrack

    Helping Haiti, with a Punk Soundtrack
    New York, NY—Earlier this week, a crowd of artists, collectors, curators, and assorted chic denizens of the art world packed into Sotheby's Upper East Side headquarters for a decidedly downtown evening of philanthropy. Organized by Tools for Thought — a nonprofit founded by Diana Campbell and Julie Ragolia in the wake of the Haitian earthquake — the event showcased a silent ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Couture Challenge Winners

    This summer ArtBistro hosted the "Couture Challenge," a contest for fashion designers on ArtBistro. We received hundreds of wonderful portfolios of talented designers from all over the country. Finalists were selected based upon the creativity of the fashion design samples, but also the cohesiveness of the portfolio itself. Fifteen portfolios made it to the finalist round. Then we handed the judging ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The World's Largest Book

    The World's Largest Book
    London, UK—It’s the stretch Escalade of 17th-century cartographic tomes. At a whopping six-by-three feet (when closed), the Klencke Atlas, the world’s largest book (as opposed to the longest, which the Internet says is a Chinese encyclopedia in 11,000-plus volumes), will be making its first public appearance with its pages open this spring as part of an exhibition of maps at the ...
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    The 411 on Non-Profit Galleries

    The 411 on Non-Profit Galleries
    You may wonder what non-profit galleries are or why you might want to show your work in one. Let ArtBistro guide you through all you need to know about non-profit galleries; and then take the ArtBistro tour of some of the top non-profits around the country! Non-profit galleries typically show the work of younger lesser know artists, with sometimes edgier or ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +21
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    L.A. Museums on a Discount

    L.A. Museums on a Discount
    Did you know that you can get into Los Angeles museums for free on certain days? Mike Boehm wrote a definitive guide in The Los Angeles Times, that breaks it all down for the budget conscious culture-seeker. Hammer Museum is free on Thursdays Huntington Museum, Library, and Botanical Gardens are free the first Thursday of every month Fisher Museum at USC ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3

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