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8 Ways Introverted Artists Who Listen Too Much Can Recharge Their Creative Energy Stores (Before Snapping)

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Sutkowski

We're not just wallflowers or antisocial jerks afraid of being around others. Even the most outgoing introverts can move from well-meaning participators to angry and exhausted if we're not careful. But the first step to having enough energy to spend on the projects (and people) we want starts with taking personal responsibility.

Democracy Finally Comes to the Arts

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts
Chaker Khazaal

There is no definitive standard for what constitutes an exceptional piece of art. While some may consider a work of art to be the epitome of expression, others may consider it to be absolute gibberish.

5 Exciting Artists on Instagram

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Instagram has not only allowed us to see the lastest creations of our favorite artists, but it has also given us the ability to witness their process of putting together a finish product.

11 Things Highly Creative People Sacrifice for Their Art

Jamie Varon | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Jamie Varon

To be a creative can often feel like a choice that is both insane and thrilling in equal measure. There are thousands of jobs that are far more certain and stable than an artist's work, yet true creatives know that there really is not a choice to be made.

There is Nothing Dead in This Grandiose Former Funeral Establishment of the City of Paris.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.27.2015 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

Its success is real and tangible. You can witness art in various forms glow right under your eyes, and see how art really is a street expression in its best form. Over 60 percent of the performing artists at the 104 are not French.

A Weekend Of Art In Ojai

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 09.25.2015 | Arts
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

During the first week of October, artists residing in the small town of Ojai, California, organize their studios in readiness for the famed Ojai Studio Artists tour. This year the tour will be held October 10, 11 and 12

There's a Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Is Classified As a Form of Torture

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Do We Want To Really Drag Ourselves Around Like Zombies? There's a reason why sleep deprivation is classified as a form of torture and is a common ...

Finephilia: The World of Callidus Guild

Natalie Shirinian | Posted 09.23.2015 | Arts
Natalie Shirinian

When it comes to couture in the fashion world, the art of hand construction is fleeting. Custom fitted clothing is a dying art form, and the few workshops that do remain are still equipped with a tiny yet highly talented staff.

Artist Interview: Colin Oulighan

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

"I have a whole body of work in my studio right now based on Homer's Iliad. I read it for the first time on a whim, and it got me thinking in some interesting directions. I became particularly interested in the idea of translation."

Artist Interview: Andrew Birk

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Showcasing a solo exhibit at the Johannes Vogt Gallery, emerging artist, Andrew Birk, shares with us a bit about his desires, influences and love for bad rom-coms.

An Actor's Least Favorite Question

Patti Murin | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Patti Murin

"Oh my goodness, the show was so wonderful! You are so talented!" "Thank you so much!" you reply, slightly shy at the outpouring of compliments from ...

Letting Go of Perfect

Kali Hawlk | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kali Hawlk

Letting go and focusing on what really mattered -- like actually getting to the grocery store or capturing that fleeting idea I had -- didn't seem like an option. Perfectionism was the only choice, and it was so easy to agonize over every little detail that didn't measure up.

Falls Kicks Off With an Incredible Visual Arts Lineup

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.15.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Fall is always culturally rich in Chicago. However, beginning September 14, the city comes alive with an unprecedented lineup of nationally interesting exhibits and performances centered around the visual arts.

Artist Interview: Izzy Weissgerber

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Originally from New York City, Izzy Weissberger is a Berlin-based artist who mixes pop art, iconic photography, and her synesthetic vision to create complex and provocative artworks.

5 Habits Leaders and Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Successful Artists

Catherine Orer | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Catherine Orer

For many people, business and artists don't make for a happy marriage. In fact, most artists themselves have limiting beliefs about their ability to run a successful and profitable business. But those beliefs couldn't be further from the truth.

Art Consultants Help Advance Artists' Careers

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.07.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Some artists are great at promoting themselves, finding buyers and generating attention to their careers. Hats off to them. For many other artists, however, having a middleman speak on behalf of their work is vital to their careers.

A Family Affair at the USF Contemporary Art Museum

Kalup Linzy | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

How did you spend your summer? I spent mine completing work for the exhibition A Family Affair curated by Megan Voeller.

Korakrit Arunanondchai "Painting With History in a Room Filled With People With Funny Names 3" at Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Korakrit Arunanonchai recently opened an installation at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, which tells the story of the formation of a painter.

Brooklyn's Fort Lean Cultivates Strange Utopia with Quiet Day

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?

Do You Feed the Good Wolf or the Bad?

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
Kali Hawlk

Do something that inspires you. Do something that makes you feel relaxed and content. Do something that makes you feel challenged and just a bit scared, in a thrilling sort of way.

How This Woman is Revolutionizing a $40 Billion Industry

Li Lin | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts
Li Lin

With the internet, this model has been challenged to some extent, however creative works are still beyond the reach of everyday people because of the money and technology barriers to buying and selling.

Bruno Mars, Pitbull And 33 Other Stars' Real Names Revealed

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.27.2015 | Latino Voices

It's common practice for entertainers to change their given names for the stage and screen, and some of our favorite Hispanic stars are no except...

Women Are Significantly More Sleep-Deprived Than Men

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

"Women are significantly more sleep-deprived than men," confirms Dr. Michael Breus, author of Beauty Sleep. "They have so many commitments, and slee...

The Army of Tiny But Ferocious Voices

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

Most people who are capable of doing more have no idea they can choose to do so. Creating a life that means something to you, that brings you fulfillment and joy, is possible. And you can choose this.

Arthena Talks to Acclaimed Contemporary Artist, Zhang Huan

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.25.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Arthena recently had the pleasure of interviewing Zhang Huan, the internationally distinguished performance artist, painter, photographer and sculpto...