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    The Craziest Art Heists of 2010

    It’s not easy to steal great works of art that are usually heavily guarded, but thieves in 2010 made it look easy. Over $750 million in art thefts happened this year around the world, an impressive number by any means. Why did so much art get stolen this year? The most common reason for the heists seemed to be a serious ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Exclusive Tour of the Venice Biennale

    Exclusive Tour of the Venice Biennale
    ArtBistro featured writer Asya Geisberg is currently at the Venice Biennale having the time of her life and soaking up all the art of the hot new artists from all over the world. She is sending us exclusive coverage so that you do not miss out on the art event of the year. Begin your tour now!
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    What Is Good Design?

    What Is Good Design?
    I've learned (the hard way) not to do it, but if random strangers - like taxi drivers, or whoever's sitting on the next airplane seat - ask what I do and I'm rash enough to confess to being a design critic, they invariably follow up with: "So what is good design?" The stock answer is that good design is generally a ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Interview with Letha Wilson

    Interview with Letha Wilson
    Letha Wilson - Artist Statement My artwork investigates relationships between architecture and the natural landscape, and the navigation of both urban and wilderness spaces. I approach these issues using a range of media including sculpture, video, and photography. An interest in how the parameters of a gallery space contrast with the ‘boundless’ natural world has led to recent sculptures that juxtapose ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Amazing Google Doodles

    Amazing Google Doodles
    Ever heard of a search engine called Google? Yeah, we thought you may have. Then you notice the changing drawings around through and on Google’s homepage logo. The drawings began in 2000 when intern and Google Webmaster, Dennis Hwang, began to mark worldwide events, holidays and celebrations throughout the year. When asked about his favorite doodles, he said “usually artists birthdays ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Letter Suggests Van Gogh Lopped Off His Own Ear

    Letter Suggests Van Gogh Lopped Off His Own Ear
    New York, NY—Van Gogh scholar Martin Bailey claims the distressed Dutch artist slashed his own left ear lobe after learning that his more affluent art dealer brother, Theo, was getting married, contesting theories that fellow painter Paul Gauguin was to blame. Bailey’s theory comes from his examination of a letter found in a painting that the artist completed shortly after his ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Photo Essay: Inside America's Refrigerators

    From Photographer Mark Menjivar's latest series: You Are What You Eat. Carpenter/Photographer San Antonio, TX, 3-Person Household, 12-Point Buck, 2008 Photos © Mark Menjivar. He can be found at markmenjivar.com and 20×200.com Next Fridge→ [photo:15762] Featured Author: DivineCaroline DivineCaroline is a place where chefs like you can connect, share and discover new recipes, and be entertained. It’s a place for ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Sego Art Center Presents Virtual Identities, Real Space

    Sego Art Center Presents Virtual Identities, Real Space
    On 7 November 2008, and in collaboration with Artbistro.com, the Sego Art Center will open Virtual Identities, Real Space, a juried exhibition of artwork by an international group of artists associated with the artistic social networking site Artbistro. Jeff Lambson, Curator of Contemporary Art at the BYU Museum of Art, formerly associated with the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, will designate ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Exploring the Mind of an Art Thief

    Exploring the Mind of an Art Thief
    Last Thursday, five paintings were stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris. Reports say the thief crept through a window in the wee hours of the morning, carefully removed the paintings from their frames and slid away undetected. While the art world still reeled from the multi-million dollar museum heist, which included the theft of a Picasso and a ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Holiday Greeting Card Contest

    Tweet At the beginning of December we asked you, the ArtBistro community, to submit your designs for a greeting card that captures the magic of the holidays and boy did we feel the holiday spirit. With over hundreds of entries, our five judges had a tough time selecting just 10 images to feature. We are happy to announce we came to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Are the Humanities a Luxury?

    Are the Humanities a Luxury?
    If you are a college student in today’s economic climate is it smart to study the humanities? Wouldn’t it be wiser to stick to the sciences, math, and business in order to embark on a secure pre-professional track? Not necessarily. The humanities is an umbrella term for the disciplines of language, literature, the arts, history, cultural studies, philosophy and religion. [widget:2867] ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Sarah Klockars-Clauser (a.k.a. Rabbit)

    Sarah Klockars-Clauser (a.k.a. Rabbit)
    Sarah Klockars-Clauser (a.k.a. Rabbit) says she is interested in everything! All of those influences are definitely apparent in the range of her work--from paintings and illustration to these nifty art shoes. Walk her shoes by purchasing one of these pairs on her site: http://www.Sanguinaria.etsy.com !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0182/1192/FullPortfoliobutton.png!:http://artbistro.monster.com/albums/134650-limited-edition-art-shoes/photos/2889100-pink-string-factory-shoe
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Robert Zuchowski

    Robert Zuchowski
    ArtBistro member Robert Zuchowski is a professional artist and avid photographer. Apparently he has a knack for creating jewelry too. He created these pieces with his 11 year old daughter. He is also interested in "an emotional fusion in sculpting, calligraphy, poetry." !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0182/1192/FullPortfoliobutton.png!:http://artbistro.monster.com/photos/3138764-nature-in-bondage?photo_search_params[category_id]=109&photo_search_params[order]=created_at&photo_search_params[view]=category
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Sarah Jessica Parker on Bringing Art to Reality

    Sarah Jessica Parker on Bringing Art to Reality
    NEW YORK—“I love art,” says actress Sarah Jessica Parker, best known for playing Carrie in the long-running TV series Sex and the City. “I know virtually nothing about it; I’m an enthusiast. But it can be an intimidating world. People think of it as rarefied, but if you look at anybody’s home there is art” of some kind. Parker has been ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    ArtBistro November Design Gallery Winners

    ArtBistro is proud to announce November's Design Gallery Winners! This album represents excellent level of professionalism that ArtBistro members exhibit in their art work. Congratulations to all the winners! To submit your work for next month's "Art Gallery show click here.":http://artbistro.monster.com/topics/12607-submit-your-work-for-the-august-art-show/posts To leave comments on the work, click on the designer's name and browse their portfolio. *Carlos Katarina Ongaigui, Graphic Designer* ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Top 18 Summer Design and Art Shows

    ArtBistro has highlighted the best art and design museum shows in the U.S. exhibiting this summer. One is sure to be near you. Work a few into your vacation and get an air conditioned break from the heat. Each of our choices is accompanied by an image a brief summary and a link to the site where you can get more ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    The Stylist Project Asks, "Is Fashion Art?"

    The Stylist Project Asks, "Is Fashion Art?"
    On Wednesday, April 21, LACMA’s Costume Council featured a brilliant presentation by artist Kimberly Brooks, “Art, Fame, and Fashion.” Brooks recently completed the Los Angeles component of the The Stylist Project, a series of oil paintings that will eventually be turned into a book. The Stylist Project hones in on today’s fashion influences and explores the delicate question of whether fashion ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Unemployment Rate Falls to Two-Year Low

    Unemployment Rate Falls to Two-Year Low
    WASHINGTON - The unemployment rate fell to a two-year low of 8.8 percent in March, capping the strongest two months of hiring since before the recession began. The economy added 216,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday. Factories, retailers, the education and health care sectors and professional and financial services all expanded payrolls. Those job gains offset layoffs by ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Burning Obama Sculpture, A Hot Controversy

    Burning Obama Sculpture, A Hot Controversy
    Until recently, few people had heard of Liu Bolin. He is one of 40 Chinese artists represented by Eil Klein Fine Art in Soho. He recently gained international notoriety for his sculpture "Burning Man Obama." Bolin is also famous for his "invisible" photographs. Find out why millions around the world recently discovered this artist. h2. "Read the article here":http://artbistro.monster.com/news/articles/10063-burning-obama-sculpture-a-hot-controversy
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Change Your Underwear, Design Sustainable

    Change Your Underwear, Design Sustainable
    Change your underwear—change the world. That’s the idea behind PACT, an apparel company tailored for people who want something more sustainable in their shorts. Launched in 2009, PACT sells premium men's and women's underwear online—but their mission goes beyond your boxers. PACT Donates 10 percent of its sales to nonprofit organizations, sources its material from a sustainable supply chain, and uses ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3

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