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by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
A new show opened last weekend at GAGA (Garnerville Arts Center) in New York. The large exhibit space once functioned as a mill and is part of a huge complex that now holds the gallery and various businesses. This show is a celebration
A lot of my students are curious about Altered Books. I tend to cringe hearing the words Altered Books, because I think back to Crispin Glover's goth cut-ups that were pathetic Burroughs rip offs. They can be ultra corny. But there
Many beers at Barbara’s bar at the Brewery here in LA resulted in the following list. They are all French. They are all painters. So it goes, in descending order: 5. Seurat. He’s underrated the way Roy Lichtenstein is. Divisionism
This weekend the MoMA opens an exciting, in-depth retrospective of Tim Burton's work. I had a chance to see the exhibit during previews and this is definitely one to check out!MoMA's Ron Magliozzi and Jenny He managed to tour Burton's home
The optimism of High Modernism permeated the times and India needed a new capitol city for the Punjab region after the Partition of 1947. Le Corbusier was selected to design a modern idyll, the first planned city in India, Chandigarh. Around
1. Michael Fried, "Art and Objecthood," 1967 In “Art and Objecthood,” Michael Fried seeks to distinguish between the modernist tradition of art, and emerging practices of sculpture by artists like Caro, Smith and Morris. He focuses on two major distinctions, the
Golconda (1953) by René Magritte (The Sony Bravia ad is directed by Frank Budgen) It is so rare to find a work of advertising that manages to rise above the banality of the grey marketplace in which it
When I first decided to make this list I thought, " Oh, this will be a breeze! I'm a girl. I like art made by... girls!". I only know now, that there truly are so few female artists in the modern
This years D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge festival -- the 13th Annual -- was an art and performance filled weekend, and not to be missed. The
How did they do it? Without the mighty efforts and bitter tears of the Israelites, it's hard to imagine how an ancient society could move and shape massive stones into enduring monuments. Stonehenge is one of the most puzzling ancient sites:
by Arty
Another thing to be on the look out for in 2010 is Quebec Art. As I stated in my last post for years Quebec has long and strong history of art. Some of which has gone unnoticed outside Quebec
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