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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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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

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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

The Obamas Choose Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to Paint Their Official Portraits for the Smithsonian

They will be the first black artists to officially paint a presidential couple. The post The Obamas Choose Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to Paint Their Official Portraits for the ... Read More

Who Are the Most Influential Artists of the Last Century? 26 Industry Leaders Weigh In

Which artist defined the last 100 years—and continues to reverberate in the work of artists today? The post Who Are the Most Influential Artists of the Last Century? 26 Industry ... Read More

Museums Are Angry About Trump’s Withdrawal From UNESCO—But What Does It Really Mean?

Experts say museums will not experience major upheaval, but they do fear that the Trump administration's decision will diminish UNESCO's influence. The post Museums Are Angry About Trump’s Withdrawal From ... Read More

This Man’s Epic Marriage Proposal at the Met Museum Went Down in Art History—at Least Until the Guards Arrived

What he did took "engaging" with art to a whole new level. The post This Man’s Epic Marriage Proposal at the Met Museum Went Down in Art History—at Least Until ... Read More

José Leonilson at Americas Society, New York

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Busan 2017 Review: BUTTERFLY SLEEP Flutters Gracefully Over a Well-Worn Path

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Tom Wheeler to Ajit Pai: “Why the silence” about Trump’s media threats?

Enlarge / Tom Wheeler, when he was Federal Communications Commission Chairman, at left, listens to then-FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai testify before the House Judiciary Committee about Internet regulation on March ... Read More

Pentagram’s slash-based identity for London Fashion Week

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Angular roof covers clifftop home in Maui by Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti

The owners of this Hawaiian home by Ljubljana firm Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti can clamber onto its faceted roof to enjoy a lofty view of the Pacific Ocean. Located in the ... Read More

The Perfect 10: See the Chicest Art-Inspired Looks From the 2018 Resort Collections

The 2018 Resort offerings took inspiration from a range of artists to offer spring/summer lines as creative as they are wearable. The post The Perfect 10: See the Chicest Art-Inspired ... Read More

How I Got My Art Job: Phillips’s Michael Sherman on Moving From the Mayor’s Office to the Auction House

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