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Your Sherpa to All Things Disruption - James McQuivey

Ondi Timoner | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

If you're looking to follow someone who has their fingerprint on the leading edge of disruption, look no further than James McQuivey. He is VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research.

Who Owns Student Artwork?

Daniel Grant | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Going to college (for art students and everyone else) is an opportunity to be exposed to a wide range of ideas, academic and practical pursuits, but by enrolling in a college both the student and the institution enter into a legally binding agreement.

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

Gentrification: Artists in Emeryville Saw It Coming

John M. Eger | Posted 01.03.2015 | Impact
John M. Eger

Unfortunately, given the cost of housing in some areas of the country--usually attributable to the artists and/or the art and cultural districts, which have grown up around them--it is probably too late. A crisis is looming.

Against Odds, Nigerian Artists Make It Happen

Ruthie Abel | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

While somewhat distanced from the country's worst violence, with daily power cuts and nearly half of the population living below the national poverty line, Lagos is by no means a simple place to make or experience art.

New Wave Women: Pulse and Nada

Catherine Corman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

"By photographing these marginal details; stains, traces, dust, dirt, I bring them to the center of vision, allowing them to exist and prevail," she says, in an attempt to foreground "the abjectness of the otherwise invisible."

Live in the Vineyard Selects Artists With a Key Ingredient: A Big Heart

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alexis Sclamberg

Last month, I had the honor of attending Live in the Vineyard, a magical (and exclusive) music, food and wine festival in Napa, California. Twice a ye...

The Girlfriend's Guide to Book Giving This Season

Suzanne Kingsbury | Posted 12.17.2014 | Books
Suzanne Kingsbury

Better than turtle doves or maids-a-milking, these 12 books will satisfy everyone on your list from the reader who digs a great beach read to the one who is (lovably) meticulous.

Photographers, Don't Think You Need to Register Your Copyrights? Think Again

Heather Hummel | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

So many people get caught up in the fact that "you don't have to register the copyrights to your work because it's copyrighted the moment you create it." However, if you want real protection and legal hold when it comes to your work being stolen (copyright infringement), it's worth the few minutes and few dollars to register it.

Olafur Eliasson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Artists should have confidence in the fact that making a drawing is changing the world." Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, here presents his strong and personal advice to young artists.

Robert Longo: I Am an Image Thief

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Does copying other prominent artists such as Jackson Pollock really make you an artist?

The One Habit of Successful People Those Lists Forget to Mention

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

This month, may you let go of doing what's always been done if it has ceased to serve. May you widen your eyes with curiosity instead of fear at the approaching new year. And may you look at each blank page, empty stage, clean canvas and new day as the beginning of a grand experiment.

An Artist With a Big, Blue Heart Fights ALS

Mark Malinowski | Posted 12.12.2014 | Impact
Mark Malinowski

Finding success at an early age, Tobie Giddio began illustrating advertisements for Bergdorf Goodman soon after graduating from college. The ads were somewhat iconic and ran through the end of the '80s.

Conversations With Michelle Joan Papillion

Rai Mensah | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts
Rai Mensah

Everyone heads to Basel with many different intentions in mind. However, the one thread that connects each and every attendee is their appreciation for art and its creators.

Fountain Gallery Wows Crowd at "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 12.10.2014 | New York
Jim Luce

This gifted and prolific group perpetually produces works in a dazzling array of mediums, and on this evening I saw oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, collage and mixed media pieces, pen and ink and pencil drawings, digital art and photographs and more. Simply fantastic!

George Lois, Creative Director

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

This legendary publishing art director and designer is a "New Yawka" through and through: tough as rawhide, a vocabulary heavy (very heavy) on four...

Intimidated By Miami Art Week? Don't Be

Tom Falco | Posted 12.06.2014 | Miami
Tom Falco

While most of Art Basel and the satellite fairs seem to be crowded with locals, I think the majority of visitors are out-of-towners or the usual Miami party people. It seems to me like the "real" residents of Miami-Dade County are not enjoying Art Week.

We Went Baseling

Tom Falco | Posted 12.05.2014 | Miami
Tom Falco

Art Basel and the Miami Art Fair are in full swing this weekend. It got exciting Friday night with the peaceful protesters came to visit all the galleries and installations en mass. Luckily we did get out before they shut I-95 down.

How Have Fame and Fortune Shaped the Business of Being an Artist?

Janice Sands | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

"I think that the youngest members of our society are increasingly worried about making their way in the world, and their anxiety is shaping the way that some of them approach being an artist."

Is Public Art Just for Show?

Nicole Wong | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Nicole Wong

With public art's interactive nature and transience, questions such as "What defines an artwork and or public art as Art? Are these practices even art?" inevitably arise. People who will look at a piece of work, and say that it isn't art should remove this conception.

From One Non-Profit to Another: A Talk With Rick Kinsel, Executive Director of the Vilcek Foundation

Janice Sands | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Janice Sands

As the Executive Director of a non-profit dedicated to creating a platform for women in the arts, I am always interested in hearing the experiences and insights of peers who are working toward similar goals.

Film Review: Time Is IllMatic Directed by One9

Ambre Anderson | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment
Ambre Anderson

Revealed was a layer of understanding for why Nas is loved and respected so much. The creativity, awareness and intelligence that flowed out of him, at such a young age, while growing up in his environment with limited resources, is definitely nothing short of genius.

Bad Book Reviews: One Author's Reaction

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 01.24.2015 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

It is a truth widely known fact that if you're fortunate enough to have written and published a book and lucky enough to have people talk about it, comments will run the gamut from good to bad, with many shades of mediocre in between.

Activist Nun Corita Kent Is Today's Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.20.2014 | Religion

Today’s Google Doodle honors Sister Corita Kent (1918 - 1986), an activist nun whose artwork spread her message of peace. Kent joined the Order o...

The Art of Zelda Fitzgerald

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 01.19.2015 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

Zelda Fitzgerald is, still, best known as the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. True, Zelda was an inspiration for heroines and dialogue in his stories, and half of the golden couple of what Scott dubbed "The Jazz Age," but she was also an accomplished writer, and artist.