Saturday, December 31, 2016

Shoe Storage Fit for an Art Gallery

Paige Hill's shoe closet is an illuminated display case, 17 feet tall by 8 feet wide, just off the master bedroom suite of her glass-and-concrete house in Newport Beach, Calif.

New Year's Eve party at Gordon Skinner's Art Cafe aims to grow New Haven artist community

Miranda McCray with Gordon Skinner as they prepare for the New Year's Eve party at Gordon Skinner's Art Cafe PHOTO BY JASON C. DIAZ - NEW HAVEN REGISTER.

Theater for the New City's 'Art Startup' Ponders Community Partnership

For “Art Startup,” TNC made available a diverse panel of over a dozen arts professionals affiliated with the company, including actors, playwrights, choreographers, visual artists, teaching artists, and directors.

Death Grips' MC Ride Hosting Solo Art Exhibition | Pitchfork

Stefan Burnett (aka Death Grips' MC Ride) has announced a new solo art exhibition, as Spin points out. The show (called Solo Exhibition) opens on January 7 at ...

Thursday, December 29, 2016

New Art Business Brings 'Paint and Sip' to Elm Grove

“Art By Sherrie” hosts “paint and sip” classes for adults only on Friday and Saturday nights, as well as other private art parties and events arranged throughout the week. And “Mommy and Me” classes, during which mothers paint along with their children ...

Art That's Disposable, but by No Means Throwaway

But his focus is art, not urban archaeology. And he sees some irony in his creations. “I hate people throwing trash down” on the street, he said.

New subway station has public art rarely seen: A gay couple

Jonathan David Katz, an expert in queer art history, said he could find no other example of a permanent, non-political LGBTQ public artwork in New York City.

The Dark (and Often Dubious) Art of Forecasting Food Trends

Of course, the wide and bumpy field of food-trend prognostication has its share of players who build forecasts on research both qualitative and quantitative, and to whom sociology matters more than popularity.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Nikon Small World Video Winners Mix Science And Art | Digital Trends

Nikon today announced the winners for the Small World In Motion photomicrography competition -- and the videos are mesmerizing.

Annual fall art show at Surry a success

DOBSON - Surry Community College held its annual Fall Student Art Show featuring work from Surry students enrolled in fall classes including 2-D Design, Drawing I, Digital Photography and Ceramics classes.

art parties - Bedford + Bowery

This Tuesday, one of the last independent East Village art spaces still hangin' on, Theater for the New City, will welcome a group of artists as well as an array ...

Brooks Museum partners with CBU for art therapy program

Brooks Museum partners with CBU for art therapy program. After offering an art therapy program for almost a decade, The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art has recently expanded its Art Therapy Access Program through a community partnership with Christian ...

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Maine College of Art wins grant to upgrade crafts programs

Maine College of Art will upgrade four crafts programs with $300,000 over the next three years, and seven Maine artists have been acknowledged for their body of work with $5,000, part of a string of recent art grant announcements in the state. The ...

In New York, Art Tours Uptown, Downtown and Beyond

Don't get a lecture on art - have a conversation about it with Wendy Lubovich, who leads private 90-minute tours of art galleries in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum ...

Insiders relieved after $17 million worth of art is recovered

New York art insiders are buzzing about the happy ending in a European art heist worth $17 million. The works were looted last year from Verona, Italy's Castelvecchio Museum.

Young entrepreneur has an eye for visual art

As a college student, Lindsay Louise McPhail had high hopes of becoming a high school visual art teacher. That ambition ran headlong into the Great Recession.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Maine College of Art wins grant to upgrade crafts programs - The ...

Seven Maine artists also are recognized with individual fellowships, and dozens of other grants are announced. By Bob Keyes Staff Writer.

He found art in a hospital. In art, he found self-motivation and respect

The first time art captured Bryant Santamaria's interest, he was a boy undergoing chemotherapy treatment at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

The Art Of The Arctic Deal

What are we to make of the Obama Administration's unprecedented move to permanently ban offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic and the Atlantic coast?

Top Stories 2016: Bloomberg-funded 'Breathing Lights' public art installation

Empty houses that pulsed with light: that was the gist of "Breathing Lights," the temporary public art project that illuminated hundreds of blighted buildings this fall in Albany, Schenectady and Troy.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Wry, Mournful Art of the Trump Press Pool Report

Press pool reports—those from-the-scene dispatches circulated by pool journalists to a larger ring of media outlets—have always been a subtle, deadpan art. It can be a tedious job to cover the White House, receiving canned remarks from flacks and ...

TOP 10 reader submissions of 2016 - art installations

designed for specific sites, art installations makes experience the focus, inviting the spectators to immerse themselves in a setup environment that provides intense sensations.

Exhibit showcases student art

The work is part of the free student art exhibit at the Barns of Rose Hill, at 95 Chalmers Court in Berryville. Located in the lower gallery, the exhibit features 122 pieces of artwork from Clarke County students in grades kindergarten through 12th ...

Art therapy brings comfort to Jordan's orphans

Amman - After a busy art session, the classroom at Amman's al-Hussain Social Institution buzzed with energy, as children dashed around to clean up supplies, admire their paintings and pose in the decorated masks they designed.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Art After Trump: Eschewing Empathy for Self-Care

Editor's note: Last week, Hyperallergic co-presented Art After Trump, a night of two-minute creative responses to the election at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe.

'Oregon Art Beat' 2016: Meeting A Living Legend, Getting Metal And More

Just when we thought we had seen everything, we came upon more singular artists making art in singular ways. From a decidedly modern take on 18th-century porcelain to art incorporating vintage mug shots, artists across Oregon are creating one-of-a-kind ...

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There's A Secret Underground Art Gallery In Canada Dedicated To ...

As the owner of Edmonton's Bearclaw Gallery, Jackie Bugera spends her days surrounded by stunning First Nations art. But when she goes home at night, it's to ...

The Absolute Coolest Pop Culture Art of 2016

Ranking movies or TV shows is easy compared to more traditional art. There are a finite amount of scifi TV shows and movies you can watch, but pop culture art is damn near infinite. Every sliver of the internet is chock-full of it, not to mention the ...

Thursday, December 22, 2016

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

WW2 pilot's family finds his plane's nose art

A photo of Clemment J. Tromblay (CQ) taken in 1966 when he retired as a major in the Air Force is shown in front of the nose art from a plane he flew in World War II at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. Mark Hoffman ...

LGBTQ Activists Attacked by Trump Supporters While Leaving NYC ...

A group of people leaving the closing party of Decolonize This Place at the Tribeca nonprofit Artists Space were attacked by men who identified themselves as ...

This is your brain on art: A neuroscientist's lessons on why abstract art makes our brains hurt so good

The greatest discoveries in art history, as in so many fields, tend to come from those working outside the box. Interdisciplinary studies break new ground because those steadfastly lashed to a specific field or way of thinking tend to dig deeper into ...

Roundup: Sylvester Stallone and the NEA, art and Inauguration Day, future of the Parker Center

Sly won't be joining the federal family of artists. Revisiting an important 17th century Italian painter. And an art strike for Inauguration Day.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Art communities make safety a priority after Oakland fire - SFGate

Standing outside a red warehouse in Oakland, a man who goes by the name Dave X pressed a button on his remote control device, prompting nearly 2-feet-high ...

A treat for art lovers

The Adil Shah Palace - Goa's old State Secretariat situated on the banks of the river Mandovi - was the residence of the 16th century King Yusuf Adil Shah, the last Indian ruler of Goa.

Kanye West All Smiles While Stepping Out for Art Opening Following Hospitalization

Following a few weeks out of the spotlight, Kanye West appeared to be in bright spirits on Friday when he was spotted at the private opening of Rick Owens: Furniture at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. WATCH: Kanye West Spotted ...

'And in the end …' Shia LaBeouf's latest performance art project asks the big question

Shia LaBeouf's latest performance art project asks the big question. What you are left with, after this bizarre, almost boring experience, is perhaps what is most profound: your catalogue of thoughts that didn't make the cut.

Monday, December 19, 2016

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New Law Will Speed Recovery of Art Lost to Nazi Looting

Heirs trying to recover artwork lost to Nazi looting during World War II will get some help from legislation signed Friday by President Barack Obama.

Long Beach approves sale of beer and wine at Art Theatre

The Art Theatre in Long Beach's Retro Row is one step closer to serving beer and wine to moviegoers. Long Beach's Planning Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a conditional use permit that would allow the nonprofit theater to serve ...

4chan trolls want to 'quell' anti-Trump dissent by shutting down DIY venues and art spaces

4chan users on the “Politically Incorrect” /pol/ board are attempting to shut down DIY venues and art spaces in the wake of Oakland's Ghost Ship fire, Vice's Thump reports.

Gills will debut The Current Iowa, an art-focused hotel

Harry Lunt, senior vice president for Innkeeper Hospitality Services LLC, which manages the Restoration St. Louis hotel and restaurant portfolio, said the new hotel is making a commitment to art, artists and the community. The hotel will source pieces ...

Saturday, December 17, 2016

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Stop crediting the West for “inspiring” classical Chinese art

Archaeological discoveries in China rarely get noticed. Recently, though, mitochondrial DNA tests conducted on human remains from Xinjiang, China's westernmost province, got the attention of international media.

Should the Art World Strike on Inauguration Day?

Last Saturday, I heard art critic and historian Yates McKee speak at a conference about the rumblings of an art strike that had started to circulate online.

Daily Mail: Donald Trump Has Offered Sylvester Stallone 'Top Art Job'

The Daily Mail claims to have some inside info as to who will run the National Endowment for the Arts in the Trump administration, and guess what!

Much great art, many fine shows, but no blocks busted

Yet I saw so much great art and many excellent shows in 2016. Many were solo shows by living artists. The febrile, hallucinatory installations and video works by Alex da Corte at Mass MoCA stand out in my mind.

Friday, December 16, 2016

TOP 10 art installations of 2016

from a 100,000 square meter golden pier that wrapped a floating dock on an italian lake, to the monumental structures built for burning man in nevada's black rock desert, 2016 saw a number of large scale installations completed around the globe.

Alchemy and the Art of New York City Property Development

Like the miller's daughter who spun straw into gold, New York developers have managed to turn complex zoning rules and a smattering of tiny building lots into lucrative high-rise apartments.

Shanina Shaik likes to window shop at Art Basel | Page Six

It was the second time she attended the Miami Beach affair.

Rising art star Shantell Martin to create new Buffalo mural - The ...

Shantell Martin, shown here in a still from a promo video for the defunct website Animal New York, will visit Buffalo next spring to complete a mural on the East ...

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Into art: E-W's Hannah Noh developed her creative side early on

EDMONDS - Hannah Noh, 17, a senior at Edmonds-Woodway High School, turned to art as a way to communicate when the only language she knew was Korean.

Burnt-Out Art Student Tells Off Professor With Message Hiding In Plain Sight

A college student has turned the act of telling someone off into an art form. Lama Ali, who attends school in Virginia, had three final assignments due on the same day for her fashion drawing class.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Review - GameSpot

Sword Art Online is built on high-stakes drama and a compelling premise--Hollow Realization delivers on neither.

Illuminate SF: Self-Guided San Francisco Light-Art Tour Through New Year's Day

San Francisco is on the cutting edge of the light art scene, and this year-end showcase, produced by the San Francisco Travel Association in conjunction with local civic, art and cultural partners, brings depth to the holiday tradition of celebrating ...

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Quill's Infinite Canvas 'Just Opened A Door To A New Art Form' Says 'Worlds In Worlds' Creator

Working in such a new space, users love to get an idea of what the possibilities are and Goro Fujita, Art Director of Oculus Story Studio stepped up to the plate.

The Best Art of 2016: Fresh Views of Old Masters

Many memorable exhibitions of 2016, several still on view, dealt with the unfamiliar, including “ Valentin de Boulogne : Beyond Caravaggio, ” now at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, a showcase for a painter beloved of art historians but otherwise ...

Exhibit offers rare glimpse of Bunny Mellon's botanical art

NEW YORK - She started gardening at age 5 and became a consummate horticulturalist and art collector, particularly of botanical art. But until now, Rachel "Bunny" Mellon's vast collection could be seen by invitation only at her Oak Spring Garden estate ...

Alex Booth book to be celebrated at Museum of Art

HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Museum of Art will host a book launch from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, for the biography of Alex E. Booth Jr.

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Russian Avant-Garde Rising in 'A Revolutionary Impulse' - The ...

“Head of a Woman,” a sculpture by Naum Gabo from around 1917-20 at the exhibition “A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde” at the ...

New Greenwich Library art show features recycled objects ...

New Greenwich Library art show features recycled objects The exhibit opened Thursday and was attended by featured artists Constance Old, Jaynie Crimmins, ...

Heritage Art Gallery to close

WATERLOO - Online shopping and big box stores haven't made art retail a pretty landscape for small brick-and-mortar stores.

Living with art: Ridgefield home is an ever-changing canvas

“This is one of the most recent acquisitions,” Ortiz says of his art-fair purchase of New York City-based artist Sebastian Perinotti's work, which is surrounded by gold-framed landscapes, portraits and still lifes.

Sunday, December 11, 2016


St. Louis company's photo app uses programming magic to create art

Rikki Henry (center) and her daughter Chloe Henry, 7, pose for a photograph shot by Michelle Schaeffer of Pikazo in the company's booth at the 2016 Startup Connection in Bauer Hall at Washington University in St. Louis Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

Christie's Contemporary Art Chief Departs to Become Dealer - The ...

Brett Gorvy, the auction house's chairman and international head of postwar and contemporary art, will join Dominique Lévy, whose Madison Avenue gallery will ...

The art of the Boeing deal

Consider President-elect Donald Trump's tweet threatening to cancel Boeing's contract for Air Force One the first a shot across the bow in an upcoming battle with the aerospace company.

Art educators show off their own work

When they're not in the classroom, art educators have their own art to create. A visit to Kettering's Rosewood Gallery for the 6th annual Art Ed: An Art Educators' Exhibit will show you what some teachers have been up to in their own studios.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Poet, Nail Art Lover Among Warehouse Fire Victims

A music manager known for her love for nail art. They were among the 36 people killed when flames raced through a dance party Friday at a converted Oakland warehouse.

The Soft Power of Art

In the middle of the 20th century, the US Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art as a weapon in the Cold War and worked diligently to move the avant-garde from Paris to New York.

'Jackie,' art and accuracy in a post-fact world

In “Jackie,” Natalie Portman portrays first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the days immediately following John F. Kennedy's assassination.

The US art teacher sketching Syria's civil war

"When they said they saw my art, I didn't expect that to happen. It's one of those moments; I was glad that they knew," Nelson said.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Three downtown art projects moving forward

Three art projects - adorning utility boxes, decorating alleys, and sculptural installations - will premiere in downtown Milwaukee this summer.

The Truck Art Project brings art to the streets -

With a fleet of specially painted vehicles, the Truck Art Project is bringing some of the country's best known artists out of the galleries and onto the streets.

Your favorite works of art, now in frosted cake form

When college breaks roll around, the 20-year-old Harvard University junior carves out time to create a highly detailed cake recreation of a classic painting.

Art That Transformed A Miami Neighborhood Now Making Its Schools Cool

Every December, Miami's annual Art Basel fair draws artists, dealers and buyers from around the world. This year, dozens of artists could be found not in galleries or at cocktail parties, but painting at an elementary school.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Column: Integrity sleeps in the art world

In 1970, the artist Hans Haacke created a “poll box” titled “Information” in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Celebs flood Miami club scene during Art Basel

On Friday, Jenner dined at Komodo with pals before heading to club E11even, where sister Kylie's boyfriend Tyga was performing.

Trump-Inspired Works Sell Quickly At Art Basel Miami Beach

Political art was more prominent than usual at Art Basel Miami Beach this year, with more galleries devoting prime real estate in their booths to works inspired by the US presidential election.

Blending art and business to develop next-gen ideas

Elizabeth Hunter isn't sure she would have pressed on after her first crack at crowdfunding if it hadn't been for NUvention: Arts. As it became clear that Something Wicked, Hunter's educational video game on Shakespeare's Macbeth, was not going to ...

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Interior Design Tips: How to Use Art to Create the Perfect Space

Abstract and Modern Art and How You Can Use it to Create the Perfect Room



So much time and effort is put into choosing the perfect wall color, flooring style and type, fixtures, and furniture layout with the art choices being the very last consideration, if it is considered at all. But, art can bring together an entire room if enough careful thought is put into choosing the perfect piece before any other aspect of the room is considered.


Let’s look at some benefits to considering wall art:




If you have ever been to a home improvement or paint store then you know the struggle of trying to pick out the perfect colors. By choosing wall art that you love first you can make design choices that fit best.




Every room needs a central focal point that draws your gaze when you first enter. Savvy designers will choose the perfect piece of art that will inspire the imagination and start conversations.




My first apartment in college we never decorated the walls at all. It never felt like home and the décor never felt finished or polished in any way. Looking back now, I realize how sad it is that we never hung artwork and made the apartment a home.


Choose your artwork carefully and with love. Choose it because it speaks to you and will help you to create your own perfect space.




The biggest disservice that you can do to your space is to add boring art! Meaning that you should not just something and call it “good enough.”


Decide what overall feel you want the room to have when you are finished. Are you looking for a cozy atmosphere or do you prefer a modern look with clean lines?


For interesting abstract and modern art for any budget – straight from the artist – go to


Email KR if you see something you like, but need a different size. Or click on the handy CHAT buttom on the bottom of the page! She’s happy to help you find the perfect art.



Monday, December 5, 2016

Immersive Art Installations Light Up Houston's Day for Night Festival

Approaching in less than two weeks is Day for Night, the weekend-long music and art festival in Houston. Musicians from Blood Orange to Butthole Surfers fill its lineup for the event's second coming, but while the concerts may be the main draw for many ...

Warehouse Gutted by Blaze Was Home to Bohemian Art Space

The warehouse gutted by a blaze that killed at least nine people was home to musicians, painters, woodworkers, dancers and other artists who came together to make art and hold dance performances and parties. It was also a source of many complaints from ...

Heart of glass (art)

Self-guided tours in town highlight numerous destinations - several of them free - featuring Chihuly's installations, as well as those of other globally known artists who have defined the studio art glass movement. Chihuly co-founded the famed ...

Stars at Art Basel celebrate Alexa with penthouse party

Following a hectic schedule of Art Basel Miami Beach parties, some of the biggest names in town for the art fair ended the week in style at an elegant penthouse party to celebrate the New York Post's special Art Basel edition of Alexa. Post CEO Jesse ...