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A Visit To The Charming Montmartre Museum And The Renoir Gardens.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 08.28.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

There is more to Montmartre than the famed Pigalle hot red center - hot as in sexy - although with the French canicule (heat wave) at his worst right ...

5 Ways Artists And Creatives Can Get Over Their Fear Of Selling

Catherine Orer | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Catherine Orer

If I had the opportunity to meet you face to face and ask you how selling makes you feel, what would your response be? Would you just want to run and ...

Q&A With Allen Bellman -- Timely/Marvel Legendary Artist

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

It was natural. A feeling I had within as a young child of 6 or 7. I would draw on anything that was open. My dad had a bakery and I drew on the paper bags. I guess I created the first commercial bag!

Six Must-See Art Shows In London

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.18.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Although the summer is wrapping up, the London art scene continues to offer incredible gallery, museum, and public art shows. From a Rolling Stones retrospective to an Alex Katz park preview, get familiar with these six must-see shows in London before they close.

Seven Things Your Artist Friends Are Tired Of Hearing

Virginia Kluiters | Posted 08.16.2016 | Arts
Virginia Kluiters

"How do you even judge art? It's all subjective anyway."

Twelve Things No One Tells You About Being An Artist

Hayley Roberts | Posted 08.16.2016 | Arts
Hayley Roberts

I got into creating art because I love it. I live for it. Because nothing else has ever made me happier. And so I rode the wave and followed the dream...

The Art - and Artists - of Letter Writing

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 08.15.2016 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

A gorgeous new book, Pen to Paper: Artists Handwritten Letters, edited by Smithsonian curator of manuscripts Mary Savig, underscores not only the arti...

How The Department Of Justice Is Shaping The Future Of Music

Zach Katz | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Zach Katz

The music industry has been upended by the digital revolution over the past decade. Yet despite tremendous changes in the way music is distributed and...

Pinellas Park Re-imagined

John Gascot | Posted 08.08.2016 | Arts
John Gascot

Known mainly for its equestrian facilities and happenings, the city of Pinellas Park sits at the heart of Pinellas County, Florida, the state's most d...

When Did You Realize You 'Weren't' An Artist?

David Toussaint | Posted 08.04.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

True artists are built with their expression intact, and we live in a world that doesn't necessarily reward the gene. If success hits, and hits often, then it's terrific and applause is proffered up.

A Very Civilized Way To Spend A Sunday

Tom Falco | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Tom Falco

About 20 people braved Sunday's heat and humidity to sketch images of Coconut Grove, Florida during the Miami Urban Sketchers event. Coconut Grove is...

Marina Moevs: Between Catastrophe and Serenity

John Seed | Posted 07.15.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Artist Marina Moevs, whose work is now on view along with portraits by Jon Swihart in a dual show curated by Ruth Weisberg at the Cathedral of Our Lad...

Businessmen Vs. Artists

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

Artistic and business frames of mind are the opposites of each other. Instead of bringing business acumen to the arts, because it will destroy them, arts should be supported because they add value to our quality of life, which is not measured by cost.

Perpetual Motion in the Music Industry

William Morrow | Posted 07.11.2016 | Entertainment
William Morrow

Image Source Technology is dominating the music industry of today. People want to "own" their music. They want it readily available and under their c...

San Diego Teens Help Build Studios For Thriving Art Community

HooplaHa | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

San Diego teens are making a difference in their local community. 'Team Sempiternal' is a group of 54 9th graders building 'tiny homes' for San Diego ...

A Book for Art Dealers Also Has Advice for Artists

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.04.2016 | Arts
Daniel Grant

When one refers to the business of art, certainly in the context of artists, the focus is on artists as businesspeople, not only creating artworks for...

Dinners for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose novel ideas are allowing vast communities to become engaged in sustain...

Three Things You Didn't Know About The History Of Photography

Quora | Posted 06.29.2016 | Arts
Quora

What are some of the most interesting things about the history of photography? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where comp...

Following your Dream, Becomes "Just Keep Going"

Amy Pleasant | Posted 06.21.2016 | Arts
Amy Pleasant

If you are an artist its worth it because, on some level, it feels as if you don't really have a choice. Without art making life would just not be the same. I'm sure the same goes for any musician, actor, performance artist, writer, poet or filmmaker.

My Very Own 3 Steps To Dealing With Procrastination

Catherine Orer | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts
Catherine Orer

If there is one thing I'm constantly encouraging you to do is to take action in your life and in your business. Because when you come to think of it, if you aren't taking action on a consistent basis, then how can you expect results? Am I right?

Paul D'Agostino's Art as Linguistic Education

Jocelyn Jeffery | Posted 06.08.2016 | Education
Jocelyn Jeffery

Artist Paul D'Agostino invented a 'Chromatic Alphabet,' a painted visual language of simple shapes and colors. Its' aesthetic appeal is analogous to t...

ART BASTARD - Award Winning Documentary Film Spotlighting Artist ROBERT CENEDELLA Opens June 3!

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Seventeen-year-old Robert Cenedella walked into his first class at the Art Students League of New York with a small-sized art pad. Scanning the room, Bob realized he was the youngest student in the classroom.

Stunning Street Art Festival Energizes A Neighborhood In Madrid

HuffPost Spain | Sara Elkamel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts

As the weather improves, the idea of being inside a museum becomes less and less attractive. People want to make up for lost time. In Madrid’s centr...

Why Do Magazines and Book Publishers Rip Off Ideas? (Because They Can.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Media
Peter Mandel

There's nothing new under the sun. This old saw is one of the first things you learn on the job if you're a writer, artist, or other drudge who tries...

Hey Artists: Build a Side Business!

Christina Empedocles | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts
Christina Empedocles

You may call it a side job, gig, or hustle -- but the work that artists do alongside their primary creative endeavor has an important role to play in our culture. Why? Because those sources of income are the main funders of the arts in this country.