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Artist Born Without Hands Draws Beautiful, Hyper-Realistic Portraits

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.04.2016 | Good News

Polish artist Mariusz Kędzierski does things a bit differently. “I was just a kid who went to school and who was playing football with friends...

New Cartoons Target China's Elite Politicians With Deadly Seriousness

Sophie Beach | Posted 02.02.2016 | World
Sophie Beach

Each of Chinese artist Badiucao's cartoons is an incisive comment on life in China today -- the lack of religious freedom, political oppression and the pervasiveness of Communist Party ideology.

Artist Makes Exhibit Out Of Thousands Of PB&Js As Tribute To Mom's Packed Lunches

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.01.2016 | Good News

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Step Inside Salvador Dali's Surreal Paintings With Trippy VR Video

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.30.2016 | Arts

Virtual reality now lets you feel what it's like to be trapped inside a Salvador Dali painting. Parachute yourself into the Spanish surrealist's haunt...

7 Mistakes That Are Keeping Starving Artists From Thriving

Catherine Orer | Posted 01.29.2016 | Arts
Catherine Orer

If you are anything like me, then you are more than tired of hearing about the "starving artist" myth. If there's something I don't believe in, it's the notion that artists can't succeed in business.

5 Lessons for Creatives From David Bowie's Remarkably Imaginative and Prolific Journey

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

The news of David Bowie's death left a creative void for the music industry and admirers. Most fans around the world did not even know he had been battling cancer. Bowie lived a life of distinguishable, unparalleled oddity and artistry to the end.

DISPATCH: I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Community equals immunity. Something good happens to your primordial grid when you're spending time with like-minded folks. Knowledge is shared. Ins...

Creativity: The Only Mindset You'll Ever Need

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Amy Oestreicher

Art is everywhere but where it needs to be. There's crafty tutorials, creative lesson plans, and learning-centered art projects floating around the internet, in parenting magazines, printable worksheets and children's toy stores.

Art Seen Through the Lens of its Architect

Anna Agoston | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts
Anna Agoston

I am an architect who makes art. My education and practice as an architect have informed what I see, the way I think, and what, why, and how I make art.

19 Emotions to Quitting Your Job

Amber Kane | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
Amber Kane

Artwork by AP Student Darrell Andrews Free When I typed the one sentence that severed my ties from eight years of questioning and doubting myself...

Artist Perfectly Captures Everyday Style Struggles

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.29.2015 | Style

Tangled hair. Smudged Eyeliner. Outfit fatigue.  Artist Cassandra Calin, a 21-year-old Romanian graphic design student studying in Montreal, mana...

New Exhibit Captures The Styles Of Harlem-Born Artist Norman Lewis

AP | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.28.2015 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- There are two questions Ruth Fine has heard repeatedly from visitors emerging from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts' compre...

This Bernie Sanders Inspired Swag Will Make You #FeelTheBern

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.24.2015 | Weird News

If you don't already #FeelTheBern, these Bernie Sanders goodies will definitely turn up the heat.  Sanders fans can count down the days to t...

#SouMinasGerais: The Arts Benefit Mining Tragedy Victims in Brazil

Stephen Grant | Posted 12.23.2015 | World
Stephen Grant

Singer Mariana Aydar at the#SouMinasGerais charity event. Photo by Stephen J. Grant. Artists in Brazil are taking action to raise funds for recovery...

Astoria Characters: The Family Portrait

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.22.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It was art that drew them together. Patricia Boes, the official artist in the family, doesn't remember exactly when it happened. She does recall th...

The Common Thread That Connects Cartoonists At The New Yorker

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts

While the cartoonists at The New Yorker have had a variety of different trajectories, there is a (rather odd) commonality that connects nearly...

The sketch of a life

Sebastien Del Grosso | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Sebastien Del Grosso

Since my childhood, drawing has always been a passion, but when I discovered photography, I thought that the combination of these two passions would a...

Challenges To The Creative City (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Rana Florida

Architecture and design that is tied intrinsically to its community helps to create an authentic sense of place that is unique and appealing, they noted, while highlighting a community's soul, history, and uniqueness.

Splitting the Apple

Nelson Saiers | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
Nelson Saiers

As an artist with years of mathematical training, I am continuously looking for inspiration and find much in Cézanne's and Einstein's work.

Dear Artists: When You Feel Like Quitting, Read This.

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts
Kevin Kleitches

Whenever I do something day in and day out, I tend to reflect on what I'm working towards. As an artist, I'm constantly asking myself why I do what I do. What do I want to say with my work? What's my message?

Astoria Characters: The Artist Who's Sharing Her Easel

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.08.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

A mommy, baby strapped to her stomach, is peering through a front window of SHASTYE Gallery and Play Space.

Meet The Instagram Star Elevating Black Contemporary Art

Cosmopolitan | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.01.2015 | Black Voices

A photo posted by kim drew (@museummammy) on Oct 27, 2015 at 6:39pm PDT Twenty-five-year-old Kimberly Drew is one of the art world's rising ...

Painting in Provence

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In Provence, I chose the Luberon for its beauty, and for the most part, stayed in the villages to paint. The Chambres d'hotes were the most memorable and staying in the old farmhouses also provided painting material.

When to Turn Away? A Globetrotter's Sentiments After Tragedy: Remember the Good in the World (and Keep Surfing)

Candace Loy | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

It's hard to turn away and pretend nothing bad has happened. Paris and Beirut have suddenly become close next-door neighbors in a little village, in...

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Art Business

Catherine Orer | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Catherine Orer

I spent most of the last week speaking to people around me, artists and entrepreneurs alike who were asking themselves the same question: Is it really worth all the trouble?