The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.
When one thinks of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the first thing that comes to mind is usually the gruesome war that ended in December 1995. But, twenty years later, one man is about to change that. How? Through love songs and magical music.
Enoc Perez is exhibiting his collection, One World Trade Center, at the Peter Blum Gallery in New York City. In this interview, Perez shares with Arthena a little about New York, the art world and his development in it.
Two exhibits of my work, Oil and Water and Re/Viewing the American Landscape are currently on view at Blue Water Fine Arts in Port Clyde, Maine. I've been spending summers painting in Maine for close to forty years and exhibiting there for over thirty.
Have you thought about reinventing yourself and about reigniting your personal branding? If so, what are the challenges that keep you from acting upon your dreams? How can you break through and achieve success?
I recently had the opportunity to chat with the wonderfully charismatic singer and guitarist of Mainland, Jordan Topf. Read on as we talk "Outcast," satanic vans, and how a bit of misfortune for Macaulay Culkin came to be a life-changing opportunity for Mainland.
Melanie Martinez released her debut album, Cry Baby, on August 14th, and it's already topping the charts. With the #1 spot on the Alternative Albums Chart and #4 on the iTunes albums chart, no tears shall be shed anytime soon!
Too often, artists shy away from questions of care, because they themselves may not know much about the materials they are using and how their pieces weather over time and because they worry that such talk might cause prospective buyers to back out of a purchase.
It was there that I also spoke to three of the artists about their professional life in the high-stakes game known as the art world. These athletes aren't your basement-starving artists. It's been their life mission to work hard on the field or court, and now in their art.
Where are the neighbors? Where are the schools and community organizations? Who reaches out to see what the problem is? Does anyone see this child/youth desperately in need of help and hope? Who listens or offers a helping hand amidst the violence and despair they face daily?
Don't be mistaken -- Highly Suspect is definitely not your average "boy band." So exactly what is it about this trio that makes them so special? Well, aside from their striking good looks... just about everything.
On this Rational Pi Day, consider some of our irrational societal behaviors. Begin to take the first steps towards quelling those and taking more rational approaches to the issues that will impact us all.
After bumping into countless individuals at a local mall who were so consumed with their digital devices that they didn't bother to look up, Tex Allen was beyond frustrated by the state of disconnection in our world.