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    Defend or Display? Exhibiting Art Sans Damage

    Defend or Display? Exhibiting Art Sans Damage
    The problem of how to display art while minimizing damage to the work is one that is confronted by museums and collectors alike. The impulse share art with others is a common one that plays out on various scales across the world. From the largest museum to the smallest personal collection, people want to showcase those things they find to be ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Sketchy intelligence: Artist unveils study of MI6

    Sketchy intelligence: Artist unveils study of MI6
    LONDON - Spies complain that intelligence is often sketchy - and here's the proof. Artist James Hart Dyke on Monday unveiled a series of paintings and drawings he created during a year embedded with Britain's MI6 intelligence agency - an uncharacteristic act of openness for the secretive organization. Hart Dyke, who has accompanied Prince Charles on royal tours and served as ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Jasper Johns' 'Flag' Fetches $28.6M at NYC Auction

    Jasper Johns' 'Flag' Fetches $28.6M at NYC Auction
    Jasper Johns' seminal work "Flag" from the collection of the late best-selling author Michael Crichton sold for $28.6 million at a New York City auction Tuesday, an auction record for the artist. Christie's said the work was purchased by an American art dealer during high-spirited bidding Tuesday night by phone and in the room. There were four bidders for the work, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Art: The Decade in Review

    Jeff Koons, © Patrick McMullan Company Say what you will, purists: the story of the aughts was the art market. When it wasn't all we could talk about, we were talking about why it was all we could talk about. After the Russian and Asian markets took a dive in the late '90s and tech stocks plummeted, and in the wake ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Faux-Tography on Display in Peabody

    Faux-Tography on Display in Peabody
    What's real and what's not? Guess which image, A, B or C is that of a mannequin? See end of story for answer. That is one of the questions French photographer Valerie Belin poses in her show, "Made Up," at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. Her large-scale photos of models and mannequins will keep you guessing as to which are ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Rubells Plan Private D.C. Museum

    The Rubells Plan Private D.C. Museum
    Washington, D.C.—Art collectors Mera and Don Rubell, who have made a name for themselves as promoters of cutting-edge work with their private museum in Miami, have now announced that they will open a new contemporary art center in D.C. Functioning as a satellite for their estimable collection, the new contemporary-art museum will be located in a building that they purchased from ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Build the House in the Hill

    Build the House in the Hill
    Like so many great design schemes, Christian Müller's idea for Villa Vals walked the line between intuitive and loony. You want to build a house on a dramatic hill, but aren't allowed to obstruct the landscape. Therefore you build the house in the hill. So went the Dutch architect's devilishly deconstructed thinking as he weighed plans for a home in Vals, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    What You Didn't Know: The ADAA Armory Show

    What You Didn't Know: The ADAA Armory Show
    New York, NY - The biggest surprise for me at the Armory Show this weekend was seeing Olafur Eliasson's work at Tanya Bonakder. His new sculptures are spherical mirrors that hang or are mounted on the wall. It is not his best work, but the departure from installations was new for me, and interesting. These seem to have movable parts that ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Design Power for the People

    Fluid-filled flexible membranes enable these glasses to cheaply and efficiently correct vision for up to 90 percent of cases. Developed by British Physicist Joshua Silver, the glasses have been tested in Ghana and should be widely distributed under the Millennium Villages Project. Courtesy Project H Design [widget:school_finder_intro] [widget:2677] Emily Pilloton gets sick of emailing, though that hasn’t stopped the design-focused nonprofit ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Urban Panoramas: Through the Photographer’s Lens

    Urban Panoramas: Through the Photographer’s Lens
    Spend a few hours at the Getty and travel half-way around the world, with diverse perspectives of urban life through the art of three photographers in Urban Panoramas: Opie, Liao, Kim. Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao’s large, horizontal, color photographs depict movement through the busy streets of New York. By compositing images together, Liao is able to produce detailed panoramic views in his ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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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 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Sasaki Nozomi and Dekotora

    Sasaki Nozomi and Dekotora
    You might wonder, "What’s the connection between Sasaki Nozomi (佐々木希) and Dekotora?" Well, the connection is that she appears in these photos with dekotora. Pretty straight forward right :P ? Well recently I found these interesting photos of a popular Japanese model Sasaki Nozomi posing in front of a painted Japanese decoration truck, so I decided to post it up and ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +11
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    This Woman's Oscar War

    This Woman's Oscar War
    Los Angeles, CA — The Oscars telecast may actually be worth watching this year, if only to see the look on Avatar director James Cameron's face when his former spouse Kathryn Bigelow walks away with the statuette for best director—a groundbreaking first for any female director. If Cameron manages to feign at least some semblance of joy on Oscars night, then ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Big Collection of Apothecary Inspiration

    The Big Collection of Apothecary Inspiration
    Have you ever wondered: Why does retro-looking graphic design on apothecary products work so well? Here is ArtBistro featured writer Lauren Kraseoften's tutorial interesting on how designers have made this look popular. Compare and contrast the contemporary and antique product and label designs. She has even included a color guide key for bottles, labels and packaging. "View the tutorial here":http://artbistro.monster.com/news/articles/9374-the-big-collection-of-apothecary-inspiration ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Last Call for Art: Artist Makes Bar as Art

    Last Call for Art: Artist Makes Bar as Art
    New York, NY — Whether it’s Nashville’s Parthenon, replica Roman catacombs in Washington D.C., or an impostor Prada store in Marfa, Texas, who doesn’t love a good simulacrum? Adding a boozy spin to the concept, Theo Sims, a British-born artist based in Northern Ireland, has manufactured an Irish pub called the Candahar, complete with imported Irish bartenders, in a third-floor performance ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Signs of a Recovery at London Postwar Auctions

    Signs of a Recovery at London Postwar Auctions
    LONDON—Piggy-backed to the gangbuster week of the Frieze art fair, the contemporary art sales at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips de Pury & Co. were satisfyingly peppy, indicating the art market is recovering from last year’s free-fall. Although volume and overall results are still at a sobering fraction of what they were before the property tap was turned off, healthy percentage-sold rates ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Contemporary Art is Back!

    Contemporary Art is Back!
    New York, NY—A massively successful week of contemporary art sales in New York in November signaled art commerce is back after the yearlong drought brought on by the world financial crisis. Christie’s sale on November 10 got off to a rollicking start with six Abstract Expressionist and early Pop properties from the estates of the modern dance legend Merce Cunningham and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Carnegie Museum Grapples with Display of Giant Dali Canvas

    Carnegie Museum Grapples with Display of Giant Dali Canvas
    Pittsburgh, PA — The Carnegie Museum of Art is wrestling with a problem of mythic proportions: how to exhibit a “very big” stage curtain created by Salvador Dali for a production of Labyrinth by the Ballets Russe de Monte Carlo in 1942 and unearthed from storage last month. The canvas curtain was a gift to the museum in 1976 and has ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Art: The Decade in Review

    Art: The Decade in Review
    The first decade of the 21st Century was eventful, and art was not excluded from the roller coaster ride that many industries and sectors rode. If there could be one aspect of the art world that swung up and down significantly, it would be the market. Record sales occurred throughout the decade, and many artists sealed their place in history by ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1

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