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    World Cup Fans, a Photographic Project

    World Cup Fans, a Photographic Project
    The photographers Liz and Max Hamilton dropped by our Community Board to mention a new project. Max is taking portraits of soccer fans from each of the 32 countries in the World Cup and publishing a new one each day. You can see them all at A Nation a Day. Looks like this Greek gentleman could use a refill. div.custom_widget {border:0px;} ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Dennis Hopper: Via the Eyes of an Easy Rider

    Dennis Hopper: Via the Eyes of an Easy Rider
    Ever wonder what it would be like to see the '60s through a celebrity's eyes? Dennis Hopper is finally giving you the chance. The popular actor was inseparable from his camera during the '60s, photographing everything from film sets and celebrity parties to political events and everyday people. Hopper clearly had the eye and the access to capture some timeless images, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Polaroid's One Step Back By Popular Demand

    Polaroid's One Step Back By Popular Demand
    When Polaroid announced it was shedding its beloved One Step Polaroid insta-cam, a nation mourned yet another fragment of a bygone era when life was as simple as a "click." No doubt you've got a stash of Polaroid pictures detailing momentous occasions of yore. It appears the beleaguered company had to discontinue the kitschy pop artifact to compete with digital cameras. ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    An Alternative to Big Money Art Collecting

    An Alternative to Big Money Art Collecting
    If you rely on the art rags or, say, The New York Times, for news about the art world, it’s easy to get the impression that art is for the very few: not even scads of money can get you the art you want—you need clout, cache, or pedigree. Art fairs are feeding frenzies, where hedge fund managers jockey to buy ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Urban Panoramas: Through the Photographer’s Lens

    Urban Panoramas: Through the Photographer’s Lens
    Spend a few hours at the Getty and travel half-way around the world, with diverse perspectives of urban life through the art of three photographers in Urban Panoramas: Opie, Liao, Kim. Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao’s large, horizontal, color photographs depict movement through the busy streets of New York. By compositing images together, Liao is able to produce detailed panoramic views in his ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Arts Funding Crisis Roundup

    Arts Funding Crisis Roundup
    Despite statements from many economists — and wishful Obama adminstration officials — that the United States economy is on the mend, many community arts groups are continuing to struggle with budget gaps. To meet these lingering issues, some organizations and their municipal government funders are experimenting with new financial arrangements to keep cultural programming afloat. Below is a quick overview of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Tequila Gives Art a Shot

    Tequila Gives Art a Shot
    A slug of tequila has always offered a certain measure of support to artists toiling in obscurity. However, that point has rarely been made as literally as by Proximo Spirits, which has been giving emerging artists a platform through the Essential Artists editions series for its best-selling 1800 Tequila. The 1800 bottle’s design has always been functional — the stopper doubles ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Art Billboards Respond to L.A.’s Car Culture

    Art Billboards Respond to L.A.’s Car Culture
    Why not exploit L.A.’s much bemoaned car culture to promote fresh artistic endeavors, blending existing architecture, with pop culture and conceptualism? “How Many Billboards? Art in Stead” includes 21 newly commissioned works by contemporary artists using the alternative medium of billboards. The works engage in an important visual dialogue with L.A.’s heavily commercialized public space. The exhibition is organized by MAK ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: -2
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    Art is Political for Iranian Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf

    Art is Political for Iranian Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf
    NEW YORK— Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf is a legend of international filmmaking, having created 18 challenging, unflinching art–house films that explore humanity in locations of conflict through his trademark multiple points of view. Now, though, he is taking a break. “Nowadays, I have no time,” says Makhmalbaf, sipping on a cup of steaming warm milk in a quiet midtown Manhattan coffee ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    The Fine Art of Collecting Fine Prints

    The Fine Art of Collecting Fine Prints
    On January 22nd, I attended a panel called “The Fine Art of Collecting Fine Prints” at the Los Angeles Art Show. The panel was moderated by curator Michele Deziel and included Collectors/Curators/Writers, Reba and Dave Williams and Kevin Murphy, PhD, Associate Curator of American Art at the Huntington Art Collections. Here is a summary of the wonderfully knowledgeable and engaging panel’s ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Photo Essay: Inside America's Refrigerators

    Photo Essay: Inside America's Refrigerators
    Photographers think of all different kinds of subjects. Mark Menjivar took on an unusual project. He photographed the inside of many refrigerators all over the United States. His goal was to find people with diverse lifestyles and document the contents of their refrigerators. Which photo does your fridge most resemble? On the last page of this article you can post an ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Art: The Decade in Review

    Art: The Decade in Review
    The first decade of the 21st Century was eventful, and art was not excluded from the roller coaster ride that many industries and sectors rode. If there could be one aspect of the art world that swung up and down significantly, it would be the market. Record sales occurred throughout the decade, and many artists sealed their place in history by ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Contemporary Art is Back!

    Contemporary Art is Back!
    New York, NY—A massively successful week of contemporary art sales in New York in November signaled art commerce is back after the yearlong drought brought on by the world financial crisis. Christie’s sale on November 10 got off to a rollicking start with six Abstract Expressionist and early Pop properties from the estates of the modern dance legend Merce Cunningham and ...
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    Chinese Exhibition Examines Dark Side of Development

    Chinese Exhibition Examines Dark Side of Development
    Beijing, China—With the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen about to reach its make-or-break finale, now is an ideal time to visit Three Shadows Contemporary Photography Art Centre’s current exhibition, "We Are the World (WATW): Photography from China and the Netherlands," on view through Jan. 28. Co-organized by Three Shadows and Paradox, an art space in Edam, Holland, WATW brings ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    2009 in Pictures

    2009 in Pictures
    2010 is here to stay and many of us have high hopes that it will bring positive change. But before we jump too far ahead, it is time to look back on 2009. ArtBistro collected some of the best photography of each of the year's biggest stories. Come with us on a stroll down memory lane. View 2009 in Pictures. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Art Economy Roars Back to Life at Miami Basel

    Miami, FL --By all accounts the Miami Basel art and design fairs were a huge success over the 2008 fairs. Is this the sign that the recession is over in the art world? ArtBistro has put together exclusive articles and other headlines to give you the whole scoop of what went on in Miami this weekend. If you couldn't get there ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This

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