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    March 2011 ArtBistro Gallery

    March 2011 ArtBistro Gallery
    We think it's about time you get to know your fellow ArtBistro members and what better way to do that then to showcase your portraits! Many of these selections for our March gallery are self-portraits that you've included in your portfolios, while others are portraits of friends, family and loved-ones. Take a peek and say hi to your fellow artists and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    "Obamamania" Contest

    "Obamamania" Contest
    How Has President Obama Inspired You? President Obama has been inspiring artists all around the country. How has Obama inspired you? Celebrate President Obama's upcoming inauguration, with ArtBistro's "Obamamania" Contest by submitting your Obama inspired artwork. Here is what "other artists have done":http://artbistro.monster.com/news/articles/7951-president-elect-barack-obama-inspires-an-artistic-flood-of-creativity, but your work may be very different h4. Here's How You Do It. 1. Join the group "Obamamania":http://artbistro.monster.com/groups/875-obamamania ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Budget Woes Cause University to Sell Jackson Pollock?

    Budget Woes Cause University to Sell Jackson Pollock?
    Bringing in revenue is a top priority for cash-strapped state colleges these days, but should schools be selling their art collections in order to balance the budget? That's the money-making scheme being proposed by one of Iowa's Republican lawmakers and it's causing major controversy on campus. State Representative Scott Raecker has introduced a bill in the state legislature to sell off ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Story of an Artist: An Interview with Linda Byrne

    Story of an Artist: An Interview with Linda Byrne
    Meet Linda Byrne: Lifelong artist and ArtBistro member (three years and counting) chatted with us about her inspirations, frustrations and what she does when there's a lack of motivation. From "aha moments" to her frist art teachers, Linda shares her story for all aspiring career artists to learn from. See what words of wisdom and recommendations she has for you! Tweet ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Works by Picasso and Matisse Stolen from Paris MOMA

    Works by Picasso and Matisse Stolen from Paris MOMA
    PARIS - A thief stole five paintings possibly worth hundreds of millions of euros, including major works by Picasso and Matisse, in a brazen overnight heist at a Paris modern art museum, police and prosecutors said Thursday. The paintings disappeared early Thursday from the Paris Museum of Modern Art, across the Seine River from the Eiffel Tower in one of the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: -3
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    Answers to the "What's Your Famous Paintings IQ?

    Answers to the "What's Your Famous Paintings IQ?
    ArtBistro created the What's Your Famous Paintings IQ? quiz to test how much you know about paintings. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the "What's Your Famous Paintings IQ?" quiz yet, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Leonardo ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Eerie Fashion Show Brings Condo Characters to Life in Paris

    Eerie Fashion Show Brings Condo Characters to Life in Paris
    PARIS—Men’s fashion week opened last night in Paris with a decidedly New York–infused show: American designer Adam Kimmel unveiled his fall-winter 2010 collection, inspired from start to finish by iconic downtown artist George Condo. This wasn’t a normal fashion presentation, in which models parade on a platform and stare blankly into space while onlookers examine their couture: Instead, Galerie Yvon Lambert ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Design With Intent: How Designers Can Influence Behavior

    Design With Intent: How Designers Can Influence Behavior
    Over the past several months, I’ve been fortunate to meet and talk to a number of people—among them Jan Chipchase of Nokia, Peter Whybrow of UCLA, and Caroline Hummels of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands—about the role of the designer in behavior change. Our conversations echoed the pent-up ambitions I’ve often heard from the young designers I teach and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Penelope's Guide to New, Fresh Ideas

    Penelope's Guide to New, Fresh Ideas
    Recently I was kind of stuck on an assignment… not coming up with any good, usable ideas and feeling that creeping sense of despair: “I will never come up with another good concept again in my whole life. I’m doomed!” (Ok, I’m a little melodramatic, I know this.) So in the afternoon, after wallowing around the studio and much teeth gnashing, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Interview with Karina Skvirsky

    Interview with Karina Skvirsky
    Skvirsky’s work is in the collections of CBRE Development Corp., El Múseo del Barrio, the Samuel Dorsky Museum, the Brooklyn Museum of Art Library, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art Library, The Indiana University Art Library, Mills College Library, The School of the Art Institute Library, The New York Historical Society, NY, and other private collections. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Seen at KL: Hari Raya Graffiti

     Seen at KL: Hari Raya Graffiti
    Picture above is actually a street mural that I spotted last week, just outside the Pasar Seni LRT station. I think it’s really a nice masterpiece, so I took the picture and post it up here. The graffiti is pretty long, and I have to take a total of 3 shots and connect them in Photoshop. Below is the smaller version ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Authorities Crack Forgery Ring that Infiltrated Museums Worldwide

    Authorities Crack Forgery Ring that Infiltrated Museums Worldwide
    COLOGNE, Germany— With the recent arrest of Wolfgang and Helene Beltracchi, prosecutors in Cologne believe they have broken up a forgery ring of breathtaking skill and duplicity. The couple is accused of forging as many as 35 Expressionist paintings that made their way to London and Paris, with the total sum of the damages estimated at over €15 million ($21 million). ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    "Who Took This Iconic Photograph?" Quiz Answers

    "Who Took This Iconic Photograph?" Quiz Answers
    ArtBistro created the Who Took This Iconic Photograph? quiz to test how much you know about famous photographs. Don't cheat! If you want to see the photos or you haven't taken the Who Took This Iconic Photograph? quiz yet, go take it first. Next: See answers on the next page → [page] 1. This photo influenced Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath". ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Interview with Amy Wilson

    Interview with Amy Wilson
    I saw Amy Wilson's work at Art Chicago earlier this year and fell in love. Art Chicago is a huge place with so much visual chaos and the throngs of people, that it can be easy to get over stimulated and desensitized. I found Amy's work in a corner of a gallery space, though, and had to get very close to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What to Do: You Are Told That Your Work Sucks

    What to Do: You Are Told That Your Work Sucks
    In 1994, I attended an artist residency where visiting artists came by on a weekly basis and offered critiques. The first day, a woman came into my studio and immediately trashed my paintings, which she had looked at in slide format ahead of her visit. After she had told me how awful and derivative my paintings were, she looked over at ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +10
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    "I Love What I Do" ArtBistro Video Contest Winner

    "I Love What I Do" ArtBistro Video Contest Winner
    The winner for ArtBistro's "I Love What I Do" video contest was Lauren Hampton, a graphic designer based in Little Rock, Arkansas. The prize for winning the contest was a 16GB iPod nano. We asked her to tell us about her so we could share her story with the rest of the ArtBistro community. So give your congratulations to Lauren for ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Featured Member: Jason Metcalf

    Featured Member: Jason Metcalf
    Name: Jason Metcalf On ArtBistro: jasonmetcalf (friend me!) Website: http://www.jasonmetcalf.com Location: Provo, UT What is your art/design profession? I make art (photos, web-based work, videos, performances, sculptures, drawings), am on the board of a non-profit art center (the Central Utah Art Center), and am a freelance web and graphic designer and photographer. What was your career path leading up to your ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Boys from Brazil

    The Boys from Brazil
    The Campana brothers have turned down-cycling into design art. Any informed design appraisal invariably touches on materials. During much of the 20th century, innovative designs were consistently linked to breakthroughs in material engineering or fabrication. Think of how molded plywood and fiberglass unleashed the Eameses’ imagination or how injection molding allowed Verner Panton to create the first single-form, single-material chair. That ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Movember Gallery

    It's like a bow-tie for your lip. Welcome to our first ever Movember Art Gallery. For those of you who are new to this tradition, Movember is an annual month-long event involving the growing of mustaches during the month of November. The event is claimed to have been invented in 1999 by group of Australian men from Adelaide. In 2004, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Animation Spotlight: Hollywood

    Animation Spotlight: Hollywood
    Even techies win Oscars. In 2003, Toronto-based Alias received a statuette for the development of its Maya animation and digital effects software. Given Hollywood's reliance on technology today, Maya's Oscar was no fluke. The film industry now depends on the expertise of technology professionals for special effects, screenings and more. Your Code on the Big Screen Consider Jason Waltman, an FX ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2

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