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Arts Global Footprint

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In our own ways, we both have a global footprint. Hers perhaps hands on and mine in a more subtle way.

The Revolutionary Art At The Heart Of Syria's Uprising

Syria Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.18.2016 | World

Syria Deeply looks back at some of the history and evolution of the country’s revolutionary art over the past five years of war, including political...

A Mathematical Artwork for Pi Day

Hamid Naderi Yeganeh | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science
Hamid Naderi Yeganeh

Pi is an international number. This number can be a symbol of peace between nations. The following image is a public domain artwork that I have created in honor of Pi day.

Drawing Human Faces With Mathematics

Hamid Naderi Yeganeh | Posted 03.08.2016 | Science
Hamid Naderi Yeganeh

Mathematics can be a powerful tool to create works of art. By using mathematical concepts, we can draw interesting shapes. The human face is one of the most popular subjects in art.

Why Getting Your Gifts Out Into the World Is Essential

Laura DiMinno | Posted 02.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura DiMinno

(Photo credit: Peter J. Hughes) Now is the time more than ever to share your gifts with the world. We are being called to bring forth that which is u...

Want the Best Dream Team That Will Absolutely Crush Your Art Crisis in No Time?

Gail Green | Posted 01.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

(Image: David Estreich) IN YOUR SEARCH FOR ART, DO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS APPLY TO YOU: • Where do I start? • What do I choose? • Where...

Fountain House Gallery Artists Shine at "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 12.17.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

More than 100 original artworks by 50 Fountain House Gallery artists were presented in a novel way ­­-- divided among four separate "galleries," each curated by an art-world luminary.

What It Looks Like To Step Inside The Internet

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 12.10.2015 | Technology

A new exhibition called "Big Bang Data" houses provocative artwork that takes data from platforms like Facebook and turns them into a visual compilati...

The Last of the Real Mad Men

G.E. Masana | Posted 10.30.2015 | Arts
G.E. Masana

When I was a teen, it was The Dream. "Mad Men" were alive and well and taking the 7:23 into Grand Central every morning. I was in art school at the time in New York City and the idea of working as an illustrator on Madison Avenue only a few blocks away filled my head.

Giant Murals Disappear With The Tides Because Nothing Lasts Forever

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts

Every so often, on beaches across Europe, early-rising beachgoers stumble across larger-than-life images embedded into the sand. Sometimes, they'll fi...

How to Create the Perfect Gallery Wall

Houzz | Posted 10.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you want to create a statement in your living room or simply make a staircase or blank wall come alive, a gallery is a fun way to express yourself and showcase favorite items.

A Picture Really Is Worth A Thousand Words: The Illustrations of John Holcroft

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

John Holcroft's work resonated with me immediately. I like art that tries to disturb and disrupt. Holcroft's illustrations would literally reach out a...

This Cleveland Company Wants to Preserve Your Skin After Your Death

Andrea Wien | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Andrea Wien

I'll admit, when I first heard about Hamm and his mission to take tattoo preservation mainstream, I was a little weirded out. But as I thought more about it, it struck me as something greater. After all, what's more poetic than literally leaving a piece of your body behind for your loved ones to cherish?

People With Down Syndrome Design Unique Tattoos For Loved Ones

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.17.2015 | Good News

Ink Master These tats are beyond awesome. In an episode of tattoo reality show "Ink Master" that aired earlier this month, the contestants (all profes...

Kids' Artwork Piling Up Already? DorothyTheOrganizer Is Here to Help

Dorothy Breininger | Posted 09.14.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dorothy Breininger

Photo organization projects are the most thought-about, yet most procrastinated projects many people encounter. How do you tackle this assignment? Here's one strategy.

The Unseen Work of Preparing an Exhibit: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 09.08.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

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.

Icelandic Artist Seeks Corpse For Very Morbid Dance Performance

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts

"Looking for dead bodies in the name of the art," began the recent Facebook post of Icelandic artist Snorri Ásmundsson. "I need a corpse for a video ...

A Visit to the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts
Sara Panagiotopoulou

Ioanna Lalaounis, the Museum's Director and one of the daughters of the world renowned jeweler and museum namesake, Ilias Lalaounis, opened the museum's doors in December of 1994.

Striking Image Flips The Narrative Around Black Women And Police Brutality On Its Head

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.09.2015 | Black Voices

When 29-year-old artist Markus Prime watched footage of a McKinney, Texas police officer aggressively manhandling a 15-year-old black girl, he was ove...

Lilly Workneh

This Striking Image Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.29.2016 | Black Voices

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his wor...

A Buddhist Theory of Language

KidSpirit | Posted 05.04.2016 | Religion

I knelt on the silken scarf laid across the hardwood floor, my head bent in silent prayer to the spirits of my ancestors. I heard muffled sounds of chanting monks through the old music player at the side of the decaying red shrine.

The Business of Movies: The Investment

Clara Macri | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Clara Macri

There are hundreds of questions you'll want to ask before investing in a film project. And they should all be answered. But here are some of the most important.

Why I believe in the People of Ferguson

Carol Swartout Klein | Posted 05.16.2015 | Impact
Carol Swartout Klein

For now, Ferguson has become the symbol and brand of the challenges we face in a multi-racial society. Perhaps this once sleepy little town has been waiting for this moment all along. Perhaps the country needs to reach deep into the heartland to get its heart right again.

For Artists, Divorce Means Splitting Up the (Art) Assets

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.03.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

For the artist, but just as much for the spouse -- particularly if there are ongoing financial interests between the two or children who will need to be supported -- the goal must be to maintain the art career with as little interruption as possible.

What Is the Authenticity of a Work of Art in the Era of 3D?

Jean-Jacques Neuer | Posted 03.14.2015 | Arts
Jean-Jacques Neuer

What would be the meaning of an "original work" tomorrow if the copy is identical to the original and if being provided with an off-the-shelf technical device is sufficient to reproduce the original? Why would the original be more expensive than the copy? How is it possible to insure effectively against fakes?