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    A Welcome Change to the White House Interiors

    A Welcome Change to the White House Interiors
    A Welcome Change to the White House Interiors President-Elect Barack Obama promises to bring change to America but will Michelle Obama bring change to the White House interiors? The responsibility of decorating and maintaining the historic 132 room White House has always fallen under the domain of the First Lady and is filled with potential pitfalls that are easily attacked by ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 about 11 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: -2
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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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 almost 9 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 9 years ago | Rated: +20
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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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    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 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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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 about 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 about 9 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 over 7 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 8 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 almost 8 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 almost 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Behind-the-Seams of Stars' Stylists

    Behind-the-Seams of Stars' Stylists
    NEW YORK - Oscars host Anne Hathaway had many winning outfits during the recent telecast, even if the banter with her co-host was less memorable. For Hathaway and other stars famous for looking great wherever they go, those flashbulb-fashion moments largely are a tribute to their stylists. The Hollywood Reporter magazine has compiled its first-ever list of the 25 most-powerful celebrity ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    February 2011 ArtBistro Gallery

    It's hard to think of February without thinking of Valentine's Day (it's on the 14th, in case you forgot). As such, we wanted to make this month's gallery a celebration of all the kinds of love--not just romantic love, but motherly love and love for friends too. We didn't have to struggle at all to find works of art from ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +9

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