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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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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

Catherine Opie on Selfies, the ‘Alt-Right,’ and How Trump Inspired Her Dystopic New Film

For two new shows in Europe, the Los Angeles photographer merges past aesthetics with present politics. The post Catherine Opie on Selfies, the ‘Alt-Right,’ and How Trump Inspired Her Dystopic ... Read More

Art Industry News: Oops! Britney Spears Is Now a Painter, Too + More Must-Read Stories

Plus, the Pompidou Centre welcomes a censored sculpture and the New York Times editorial board takes the Guggenheim to task. The post Art Industry News: Oops! Britney Spears Is Now ... Read More

Morning Links: Frankenstein’s Monster Edition

Here's what we're reading this morning. Read More ... Read More

Our Favorite Faces Of Jackie Chan

This week saw the North American wide release of Martin Campbell's thriller The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan. For Jackie, it's actually his second film in the current ... Read More

Millions of high-security crypto keys crippled by newly discovered flaw

Enlarge / 750,000 Estonian cards that look like this use a 2048-bit RSA key that can be factored in a matter of days.reader comments 2 Share this story A crippling ... Read More

WeTransfer launches new app to “make sharing simple”

The app enables users to collate videos, images, music and text from any other app on their phone to create different mood boards, which can then be shared via any ... Read More

Banksy, Basquiat, London

Portrait of Basquiat being welcomed by the Metropolitan Police - an (unofficial) collaboration with the new Basquiat show. There's a new Basquiat show at the Barbican in London; a celebration ... Read More

Haptic Architects unveils plans for domed aquarium on former airport site in Oslo

London studio Haptic Architects' design for the New Aquarium in Oslo resembles two gently undulating rocks that stretch out into the sea. Located in Bærum, a municipality of on the outskirts ... Read More

El Museo del Barrio Adds Six Board Members

They are the first major appointments made by the museum’s new director, Patrick Charpenel. Read More ... Read More

Busan 2017 Review: MAN HUNT is a Disaster in Search of a Director

John Woo’s first contemporary action film produced in Asia for more than 20 years falls woefully short of the director’s best work. Shot entirely in Japan with a mostly local ... Read More

Studying human tumors in mice may end up being misleading

reader comments 20 Share this story Cancer is, unfortunately, governed by the same evolutionary rules that drive life itself. Cells in tumors are essentially competing to see which can divide ... Read More

Poster Girls: “Women in graphic design have been criminally neglected”

A new exhibition at London Transport Museum celebrates the wealth of “unknown” female designers who have created transport posters over the last 100 years. The post Poster Girls: “Women in ... Read More

John Fekner, Stavanger, Norway

At Nuart. Image by Brian Tallman. artist: John Fekner location: Stavanger, Norway ... Read More

WeWork ventures into health and fitness with first gym in New York

Co-working company WeWork is opening a gym in New York, which includes boxing and yoga studios, grassy flooring and a Roman-inspired salt bathing pool. WeWork, which rents desks and office ... Read More

A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry

"This Is Africa" at the Hubei Provincial features photographs by Yu Huiping. The post A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry appeared first on ... Read More

Legal Threats Mount for Berkshire Museum as Deaccession Controversy Rages On

With only a month to go before the sale, the Massachusetts attorney general and community activists are stepping up. The post Legal Threats Mount for Berkshire Museum as Deaccession Controversy ... Read More
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