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    ArtBistro May 2010 Art Gallery Winners

    *Keturah, Film and Digital Art Student, I HOP ness* Click here to see more work This May, ArtBistro is focusing on the urban setting and the vibrant nature within it. Influenced by the recent pieces of artist Banksy in our very own San Francisco, we wanted to see if ArtBistro artists were doing something similar. The artists selected are adding their ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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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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    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 almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Interview With Vince Frost

    Interview With Vince Frost
    “I’ve seen you somewhere before,” ventures Vince Frost as we wrap up our interview. Perhaps I look like someone. “You look like you,” he bounces back with a quizzical grin, somehow managing to sum up the last half-hour in four words. Because for the Brighton-born, Toronto-raised, Sydney-based design icon, it all boils down to identity. His 30-strong studio in sun-soaked Sydney ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Virtual Tour of Virtual Identities, Real Space

    !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0152/4572/segojuriedshow_crop380w.jpg! Virtual Identities, Real Space is a show that ArtBistro and The Sego Art Center co-sponsored. It opened on November 7th to a very enthusiastic crowd. The show was curated by Jason Metcalf, co-director of the Sego Art Center. Some of the international artists were able to make it to the show opening. Here is a slide show of the work ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Artists and Galleries Around the World Band Together to Send Japan Earthquake Relief

    Artists and Galleries Around the World Band Together to Send Japan Earthquake Relief
    While Japan struggles to recover from the devastating effects of the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, artists and arts organizations around the world are coming together in a show of support for the island nation. Japan-related events in New York as part of this month's Asia Week are being recast as tributes or fundraisers for earthquake victims, while artists in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Recession’s Silver Lining: Art Quality & Availability Improve

    The Recession’s Silver Lining: Art Quality & Availability Improve
    Art and antiques magazines are getting thinner, auction houses and galleries are laying off employees, and art prices are slowly but surely coming down. The art market has officially entered a recession like the rest of the U.S. economy. As we learned in Decorati founder Shane Reilly’s article in Forbes, “High-End Décor on a Low-End Budget,” even the wealthiest clients are ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Japanese Manholes Become Beautiful Art

    Japanese Manholes Become Beautiful Art
    The Japanese have a propensity for turning the mundane into its exact opposite—making it either really cute or really stylistic. Usually, really cute. I mean, we're talking about the culture that gave birth to Pokémon, anime, and almost all things anthropomorphic. Case number one: It's a manhole cover, but it also shows the logo of the local baseball team, the Hiroshima ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    ArtBistro January 2010 Design Gallery Winners

    *Jessica Rambo, Photographer, Lovely* ArtBistro invited Matthew Day to guest curate our January Design Show. You may enter the monthly show to be considered "here":http://artbistro.monster.com/groups/921-artbistro-art-gallery if you have not been in a show the previous six months. "As I spent time culling through thousands of images to create this show, I kept coming back to context and how powerful it is ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Vibrant Haitian Art Vanishes in the Dust

    Men walk past a mural of voodoo representations of death in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. CAROLYN COLE / MCT [widget:school_finder_intro] [widget:2677] Port-au-Prince, Haiti - The vibrant murals that once adorned the walls of the Cathedrale of Sainte Trinite - created in the 1950s by some of the giants of Haitian art - are now largely dust, part of ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    September 2010 ArtBistro Gallery

    This month's gallery features clever and crafty designs from our very own talented ArtBistro members. Their crafts range from bobble jewelry, and lovely bags to ceramic tissue boxes and painted shoes. Some of the items are for sale so if you're interested in purchasing, be in touch with the ArtBistro user. Happy browsing! First Winner div.custom_widget {border:0px;} Related Reads: [widget:related_reads_portfolios_interviewscm] ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Amy Wilson's Installation at Hunterdon Art Museum

    Amy Wilson's Installation at Hunterdon Art Museum
    Mary Birmingham, the curator of my show at the Hunterdon Art Museum, wrote this text for the wall… I completely love it: "There are always such beautiful things…" In her drawings Amy Wilson creates an intimate yet accessible world of domestic interiors and landscapes populated by child-like female figures. Acting as surrogates for the artist, these characters engage in what she ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Armory Review and Slideshow

    The Armory At the Armory, the hijinks were more of the verbal variety. Statements were everywhere: “Everyone is Broke” on a marble slab, “Capitalism is Dead” at a Russian gallery, and my favorite, “While Waiting for the Next Big Thing We Patiently Gaze in the Wrong Direction.” [photo:166321] At Emmanuel Perrotin, the duo “Kolkoz” made “paintings” out of cut pieces of ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Venice Biennale: World Tour of the National Pavilions

    For a first-time visitor, the 53rd Venice Biennale is a thrill of traipsing through the city in search of art in churches and palazzos among the tourist throngs. This year there were 77 national pavilions, with some new inclusions from Asia and Africa, but because of the cost, there was still a glaring under-representation of anything in the Southern Hemisphere. ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Animals Run Wild in Chelsea

    Animals Run Wild in Chelsea
    Can you say animals? I've never seen so many animals and I was not at the Bronx Zoo. I was in Chelsea. Sometimes when you walk through the Chelsea galleries there emerges themes that you have to wonder if the dealers all meet in a small room somewhere and say, okay December is animals, mirrors, and Baroque. That is what this ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    October 2010 ArtBistro Gallery

    For this month's ArtBistro gallery, we've left the selection process up to a guest curator, Chris Coy, an artist and avid internet surfer. He has shown work at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, Sundance Film Festival, Netherlands Media Art Institute and numerous international art festivals and exhibitions. Read his statement below about his selection process and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    2009 in Pictures

    January Airplane Lands in Hudson A US Airways pilot ditched his disabled jetliner into the frigid Hudson River after a collision with a flock of birds apparently knocked out both engines. Rescuers pulled all 155 people on board into boats as the plane sank. (AP Photo) Next Photo [page] Barack Obama Inaugurated President of the United States History is made as ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Painting Ain’t Dead

    Painting Ain’t Dead
    New York, NY—Those of you who are friends with Jerry Saltz on the social networking site Facebook know that of late he has reopened the old “is painting dead” chestnut, and has even promised – surely in jest – to pay $10,000 to anyone who can prove to him that it is. We have good news for Saltz, and bad news ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Top 22 Art Museums in America

    by BAR Photography via Flickr They say that in order to understand today, you have to understand yesterday - and what better way to get in touch with your artistic roots than to explore the art of the past? We've gathered the top 22 U.S. museums that surely won’t disappoint, based on amount of artwork available to see, frequency of ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Art Titles Are More Than a Courtesy

    Art Titles Are More Than a Courtesy
    New York, NY - In 2006, Art+Auction magazine ran an article on the most pressing matters in art law. Lawyer Peter Stern weighed in that the most prevalent disputes he saw in his own practice, in terms of litigation, were those over title. Perhaps not coincidentally, that was the same year ARIS Insurance began offering what is now the only program ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4

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