What "Bull's Head" did for art 70 years ago may have, knowingly or unconsciously relied on the same sensationalism as today's sensationalistic art, however the innovation level was an order of magnitude higher.
"Letters of Sacrifice" is Hassin's tribute to those who have fought and died for our country in all wars, but represents those who have fallen since that infamous September day almost 14 years ago.
Over the course of this year I'm going to explore some of the above themes through a real-time novel project called NewRules.nyc, but I thought I'd pull some out here for a quick blog.
"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." Scott Adams "This world is but a canvas to o...
The Coconut Grove Arts Festival has selected internationally recognized French American painter Duaív as the official poster artist for this year's 52nd annual event.
Looking at them I see regular people but also royalty. They are in a way no different than historical portraits of European kings, queens and nobility.
Arianna Papini uses whimsical drawings to tell the stories of twenty extinct animals, from their origins to their disappearances.
For the fifth time, Art Stage Singapore takes place at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore. The art fair is known for its special focus on Southeast Asian art scenes.
At 73, art hit me like a piece of the Eiffel Tower. I was in a state of "philanthropic burn out" at the time, a phrase often used by unrelentingly working founders of a charitable organization.
Well-placed artwork has the power to transform a space but selecting the correct piece can be a complicated and intimidating project. To help de-mystify this process, we've turned to art consultant Daniel Kinkade to give us some pointers on choosing the right piece of art for a home. He's also selected some stellar works from his gallery that would make a statement in any home.
To successfully draw from your imagination, you have to be skilled in drawing from direct observation. I am appalled that so few art students draw from life nowadays.
By incorporating found objects and autobiographical artifacts like old photographs or rusted tools, Grasso is both evoking and evading narrative. Deracinated from function or context, familiar objects and his own identity are equally drafted into the abstract universe he is mapping.
It's about doing small things mindfully. Going for things totally. Being willing to embarrass yourself publicly. Laying things on the line fully. In your work. In your life. In asking someone out on a date. In no longer avoiding that thing you're trying to avoid. In getting honest.
Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.