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10 Best Pastel Painting Books

Favorite Photo source Working with pastels can be a wild foray into traditional art. It has quite a different feeling than digital painting but pastels give you a way to practice art from the real world. If you’ve ever wanted to pick up some pastel sticks and go to town…

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25 years of the Outsider Art Fair

Favorite The Outsider Art Fair, New York’s main event for self-taught artists, turns 25 this year. Founded in 1993 by the fair organiser Sanford L. Smith, it was acquired in 2012 by the gallerist Andrew Edlin. Originally showing just 25 exhibitors, the fair, held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York (until…

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25 scary novels to give you the creeps this Halloween

Favorite It’s October. The leaves are turning brown and the nights are drawing in. It’s cold and it’s raining and it’s nearly Halloween. The perfect time, then, to curl up with a good book and give yourself the creeps. But which book? You could go for one of the classics…

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Charles Harlan Is Now Represented by Kayne Griffin Corcoran

The artist's work recently appeared at JTT gallery in New York. Read More ... Read More

Busan 2017 Review: AFTER MY DEATH Breathlessly Ponders High School Suicide

The New Currents competition gets a jolt of energy with Kim Ui-seok's livewire debut After My Death. Much like fellow competition title Last Child, the grief and guilt surrounding a ... Read More

Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data

Enlarge / New Switch firmware, new Super Mario Odyssey profile-icon options! And that means T-REX MARIO! RWAAAR!reader comments 40 Share this story As the Nintendo Switch loses some of its ... Read More

BlackBerry goes full touchscreen with new smartphone

The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom. The post BlackBerry goes full touchscreen with new ... Read More

UNStudio and Werner Sobek set to build Dubai tower with “world’s tallest ceramic facade”

UNStudio has unveiled plans for a Dubai skyscraper featuring a 300-metre-high ceramic-tile facade, which will be illuminated at night to make it look like the building is breathing. Designed by ... Read More

‘This Fantasy is Over’: Artist Collier Schorr Slams a Culture of Sex Abuse in Creative Industries

The photographer calls on agents, magazines, and designers to stand up to harassment. The post ‘This Fantasy is Over’: Artist Collier Schorr Slams a Culture of Sex Abuse in Creative ... Read More

Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams Up With the Warhol and Rauschenberg Foundations to Aid Puerto Rico

The Broadway star has close ties to the arts community on the island and has been outspoken in his support of the relief efforts. The post Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams Up ... Read More

Are Those Two Buildings Having Sex? Joep Van Lieshout Explains His ‘Misunderstood’ Domestikator Project at the Pompidou

The artwork was banned at the Louvre—but it's not what it seems, says the artist. The post Are Those Two Buildings Having Sex? Joep Van Lieshout Explains His ‘Misunderstood’ Domestikator ... Read More

Art Industry News: Karen Pence Will Launch an Art Therapy Initiative + More Must-Read Stories

Plus, a $65 million Léger leads Christie's November sales and William Eggleston’s first music album is out this Friday. The post Art Industry News: Karen Pence Will Launch an Art ... Read More

Donald Trump Bragged About the Renoir on His Private Jet. Experts Say It’s a Fake.

Two art historians don't hesitate to speak to the painting's authenticity, if not to the president's state of mind. The post Donald Trump Bragged About the Renoir on His Private ... Read More

Should Museums Care About the Source of a Donor’s Fortune? Sackler Family’s Philanthropy Was Funded by OxyContin

A new report delves into the dark side of a philanthropic family's dynasty. The post Should Museums Care About the Source of a Donor’s Fortune? Sackler Family’s Philanthropy Was Funded ... Read More

Metropolitan Museum of Art Names Lauren A. Meserve Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

She has been on the institution's investment team since 2002. Read More ... Read More

Busan 2017 Review: LAST CHILD, a Powerful Tale of Guilt and Grief

Grief and guilt get a thorough review in Shin Dong-seok's debut film Last Child, one of three Korean films competing in this year's New Currents competition in Busan. A trio ... Read More

Microsoft finally pledges to update Halo: Master Chief Collection… next year

Enlarge / We really, really hope 343 pulls off 60 frames-per-second split-screen combat in 4K with this anthology's long-awaited Xbox One X patches.reader comments 10 Share this story In 2014, ... Read More

Review: Beazley Designs of the Year 2017 at the Design Museum

This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales. The post Review: Beazley Designs of the Year 2017 at the ... Read More

KPF reveals plans for Brooklyn’s second tallest building

Architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox has released renderings of a 68-storey skyscraper proposed for Downtown Brooklyn, as the New York borough's skyline continues to grow. Measuring 720 feet (219 metres) ... Read More

Editors’ Picks: 20 Things to See in New York This Week

This week's hottest art events. The post Editors’ Picks: 20 Things to See in New York This Week appeared first on artnet News ... Read More

Newly Minted MacArthur ‘Genius’ Njideka Akunyili Crosby on Fusing Nigerian Pop Culture and Degas

A chance encounter with cadmium red spurred this masterful diptych. The post Newly Minted MacArthur ‘Genius’ Njideka Akunyili Crosby on Fusing Nigerian Pop Culture and Degas appeared first on artnet ... Read More

Art Industry News: Spanish Court Orders Psychic to Pay for Dalí’s Exhumation + More Must-Read Stories

Plus, the new Kusama Museum in Toyko is booked through January and James Cohan Gallery responds to protests of its Omer Fast show. The post Art Industry News: Spanish Court ... Read More

Amidst Accusations of Conflict of Interest, Stedelijk Museum Director Beatrix Ruf Resigns

Recent reports unearthed outside business dealings. Read More ... Read More

Have Your Say: Hit Re-Start

The big winner at the box office last weekend was Christopher Landon's horror comedy Happy Death Day, netting itself 26 million dollars on a budget which (reportedly) was less than ... Read More

Garmin teamed up with Amazon to make a tiny Echo Dot for your car

reader comments 0 Share this story At a recent Amazon event, the company announced BMW would integrate Alexa into its 2018 models. It's no secret that Amazon wants to stick Alexa ... Read More

Design Manchester 2017: our favourite exhibitions

As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony ... Read More

Support We The People, Public Art for the Inauguration

Eight years ago, the artist Shepard Fairey made the iconic image that captured a period of HOPE in America. Today we are in a very different moment, one that requires ... Read More

Support We The People, Public Art for the Inauguration

Eight years ago, the artist Shepard Fairey made the iconic image that captured a period of HOPE in America. Today we are in a very different moment, one that requires ... Read More

Arigho Larmour Wheeler Architects completes “purposefully imperfect” woodland home in Dublin

This family home in Dublin features uneven blockwork walls and a terracotta-clad sloping roof, to help it match an Arts and Crafts-style neighbour.  The 165-square-metre property was designed for Mark Arigho, one of ... Read More

Arigho Larmour Wheeler Architects completes “purposefully imperfect” woodland home in Dublin

This family home in Dublin features uneven blockwork walls and a terracotta-clad sloping roof, to help it match an Arts and Crafts-style neighbour.  The 165-square-metre property was designed for Mark Arigho, one of ... Read More
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