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    Overspray: Riding High with the Kings of California Airbrush Art

    Overspray: Riding High with the Kings of California Airbrush Art
    For decades, airbrush art was the butt of jokes, evoking images of sexed up paintings on the sides of vans or sleek palm trees adorning surfboards and vacation T-shirts, but not anymore. Design historian Norman Hathaway has resurrected the movement and four of its masters, Dave Willardson, Charles E. White III, Peter Palombi, and Peter Lloyd, for a vibrantly illustrated book ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Chaises Longues Conquered, Ron Arad Designs a Museum

    Chaises Longues Conquered, Ron Arad Designs a Museum
    Holon, Israel— The world of Ron Arad is defined by the whimsical names of his iconoclastic designs: the Bookworm Shelves, the Misfits Seating, the Reinventing The Wheel storage system, the Not Made By Hand/Not Made In China lights. But Arad’s latest brainchild goes by the more straightforward moniker Design Museum Holon, and it both marks his first architectural project — his ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: -2
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    Jason's Curated Gallery

    We've asked our newest Featured Member, Jason Metcalf, to curate a gallery for us. See what he's liking on ArtBistro right now. ArtBistro is a really interesting site. It's a place where artists can come and network and share their work with one another. Although it is a specific community of people with similar interests, it can still have an ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    What do Leonardo's Hidden Meanings have to do with Pollock?

    What do Leonardo's Hidden Meanings have to do with Pollock?
    Pollock's Patterns and Rembrandt's Eyes Leonardo's Broken Symmetry I cringe the moment scientists come to rescue the world from the uncertainty of art. I do not mean that science fails to explain how the world works, for it does. Nor do I mean that science and art lack common interests, shared methods, and mutual inspiration. A related essay traces these in ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Van Gogh Quiz Answers

    Van Gogh Quiz Answers
    How did you do on the Van Gogh quiz? These were not very easy questions! Congratulations if you did well. To help you learn more about this most prolific painter, here are the answers to the Van Gogh quiz, "Are You a Van Gogh Expert?":http://artbistro.monster.com/news/quizzes/show/63 It is possible that Van Gogh has had an influence on every living artist today. h4. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Japan Web Design Galleries

    Japan Web Design Galleries
    In 2007, I posted four Japanese web design galleries that are worth visiting on my blog. I did this to introduce a web design showcase site which showcases nice Japanese web designs. Since then, I found more Japan based web galleries and would like to add them up to the list. In my opinion, Japanese websites are nice, clean and functional. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    New Museum Now Features Police Sketch Artist

    New Museum Now Features Police Sketch Artist
    Wanted: Lost love. The Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander has installed a police sketch artist on the New Museum's third floor to sit with visitors and draw the face of their first true love. The piece is called "First Love," and I was part of it Tuesday, trying to describe the face of my high school boyfriend, Joey, who I haven't seen ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Interview with Ward Schumaker

    Interview with Ward Schumaker
    Biography: By not becoming a 'fine artist.' Here's what happened: it was 1965, I was 22 years-old, and judges had awarded me first place in a competition in my native state of Nebraska. I needed the money to pay the tuition for my last semester at college. But others (including the governor) decided my painting was pornographic. I finished school, bought ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Featured Member: Martha Rodriguez

    Featured Member: Martha Rodriguez
    Name: Martha Rodriguez On ArtBistro: Estudio Martita (friend me!) Website: http://www.missionartistsunited.org/artists/estudiomartita Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/estudiomartita Twitter: http://twitter.com/estudiomartita Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/estudiomartita Location: San Francisco What is your art/design profession? I call myself an urban folk artist.   What was your career path leading up to your current profession/title? Worked in the field of Public Health for many years, then went through a major career ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Richard Pousette-Dart and Peter Young

    Richard Pousette-Dart and Peter Young
    Richard Pousette-Dart will always come with a label, the New York school. Most people know little else about him, and few artists would care to shake off a label like that. Besides, he earned it. Most New Yorkers, however, will come to him walking up the ramp, to a Guggenheim tower gallery. They will see the largest room first and his ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Male Model Behind Mona Lisa, Experts Claim

    Male Model Behind Mona Lisa, Experts Claim
    ROME - A male apprentice, longtime companion and possible lover of Leonardo da Vinci was the main influence and a model for the "Mona Lisa" painting, an Italian researcher said Wednesday. But the researcher, Silvano Vinceti, said the portrait also represents a synthesis of Leonardo's scientific, artistic and philosophical beliefs. Because the artist worked on it at various intervals for many ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Real World Graphic Design Studio

    The Real World Graphic Design Studio
    Main Street in Greensboro, Alabama, feels abandoned. Not just empty—it’s as though half the shopkeepers up and left at the end of a business day, and never came back. On this mid-June afternoon, it’s not hard to see why. Even the locals agree it’s way too hot, and the governor has issued a drought warning, making it a particularly unusual time ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    "Confident" Atmosphere Boosts Sales at Art Basel Preview

    "Confident" Atmosphere Boosts Sales at Art Basel Preview
    MIAMI—If the opening hours of the ninth edition of Art Basel Miami Beach are any indication, the market for modern and contemporary art is back in shape after the recession that began in 2008. Top collectors like Marty Margulies, Norman Braman and Douglas Cramer were to be seen making the rounds of the fair's booths today. "The quality is better than ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    My Racialized Fantasy - Kara Walker

    My Racialized Fantasy - Kara Walker
    New York - For so congenial an artist, Kara Walker sure stirs up a lot of emotion. Black artists tend to do that, but not often her way. She showed it barely a year before, as a guest curator at the Met. There she charted a history from slavery and popular culture to the devastation of Katrina. Now, in a retrospective ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +3

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