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A Drawing A Day For One Entire Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

I am conducting an experiment in free association -- creating a new image daily in a variety of media and posting them here weekly.

Drawing as Monastic Practice: Steven Assael at Forum Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

A collection of drawings by Steven Assael is on display right now at Forum Gallery in Manhattan. Assael is universally known by high-technique figurative painters working in the United States today, among whom his skills are legendary.

Expanding the Grid: Barry Nemett at Denise Bibro

Julia Clift | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Julia Clift

Barry Nemett's recent paintings and drawings are a testament to a lifetime of uncompromised practice and ceaseless development.

A Drawing A Day For A Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

In 2011 I began a drawing a day series I simply called '365.' After years of working primarily at my computer on commissioned illustrations I was tired of sitting at a desk and longed for working with my hands again, to paint and draw, and quickly.

Ask the Art Professor: Is Drawing an Innate Talent or a Craft?

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Personally, I believe that natural talent exists. At the same time though, all of the talent in the world won't get you anywhere if you aren't willing to work hard, push your boundaries, and try new approaches.

Last Weeks for Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 12.14.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

It is still not too late to see Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin -- a gem of a small exhibit which closes October 27th

Spoofing the Self-Portrait: Joshua Abelow at Wasserman

John Corso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
John Corso

His show at Wasserman Projects presents a straightforward collection of 16 paintings and five framed drawings, but the content is anything but obvious.

The Excellent Unreal: Lauren Levato Coyne and Rory Coyne at Century Guild Chicago

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I have an enormous soft spot for the work of Levato Coyne and Rory Coyne. Where I'm coming from on this is as follows: as a child, I was what you might call imaginative. Among the consequences of this were a taste for science fiction and an interest in dreams.

The Parable of the Talents

David Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Rosen

Every "talent" has a more modest beginning. Talent development is about leveraging the assets of individual students, starting from where they are and using what they already have.

Ask the Art Professor: How Do You Balance a Full-Time Job, Kids and Your Own Art?

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Successfully balancing a full-time job, kids and your art is all about various forms of sacrifice. This balance is a work in progress. I allocate my time and concentration so that each pursuit essentially takes turns being compromised.

Ali Silverstein Opens at Bischoff/Weiss Gallery in London

Hannah Hoel | Posted 11.14.2013 | Arts
Hannah Hoel

A layer of a neon orange, stenciled triangles repeat over this montage with thin, delineating lines that feel cold against the warm ground of taupes. Silverstein traces perimeters and, in so doing, suggests an aerial map of relationships.

Artist Pays Homage To Famous Dyslexics

Posted 07.28.2013 | Arts

Artist and illustrator Vince Low miraculously turns chaotic scribbles into convincing celebrity portraits. Titled "Faces," the project began as an ...

What an Arts Education Meant to Me

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

Even though I respected the roles of my classmates and teachers, as much as any four-year-old can comprehend that idea of that, I felt that this play was mine and it has thus stuck in my mind almost twenty years later. So what did I want to be when I grew up? I wanted to be that same kid I was at age four.

In Woodbridge, Beauty Is in the Details

Colin Darke | Posted 08.05.2013 | Detroit
Colin Darke

"Objects of love" is an accurate description of the works by Maria Soledad Jofre and the works by Kelly Darke that are currently on view for the grand opening exhibit at Live Coal Gallery in Detroit.

The Cutest Doodle Project We've Ever Seen

Posted 05.31.2013 | Arts

You begin with a spontaneous shape and go from there. That's the gist of David Habben's inspirational doodle series "Shapes of Consciousness." The Sal...

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman'

Ken Fallin | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

I loved comics as a boy. Drawing comic book characters always intrigued me, and Superman was a favorite.

Photo Challenge: Young Artists

Brittany Binowski | Posted 03.22.2013 | Arts

This week's featured image in our photo challenge comes from photographer Kendall Bouchlas, an 18-year-old high school senior who plans to major in ph...

This Was Drawn By Hand!

Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts

Patrick Vale first stirred up the internet with his viral time-lapse video "Empire State of Pen," in which he seemingly sketched nearly every windowpa...

Is Drawing a Natural Talent?

Quora | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Deniz Ates, Gym Manager No. I have gone from drawing stick men to drawing photographic portr...

It Sees Time: Tacita Dean at The Fabric Workshop Museum, Arcadia University, and Marian Goodman Gallery

Gabriela Vainsencher | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts
Gabriela Vainsencher

"It's film! Film! 16 mm film!" Tacita Dean shouted from the front row of So Percussion's performance at The Fabric Workshop in Philadelphia, a few Saturdays ago.

'You Can't Always Trust Your Teachers'

Posted 03.14.2013 | Arts

Anyone can tell you who's already made it, but HuffPost Arts & Culture's On Our Radar series is here to tell you who's about to blow up -- and, in som...

Last Call Interview: Alexandre Singh at the Drawing Center

Chris Vroom | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Chris Vroom

Alexandre Singh was born in 1980 and currently lives in New York. His practice utilizes a wide range of media including drawing, performance and sculpture to explore issues around the mutability of truth and the nature of human consciousness.

Arts Versus Sciences: A Dispatch From the Font Lines

John Pavley | Posted 05.02.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

The separation between arts and sciences is one of those areas where contemporary thinking has fallen behind our medieval, Roman, and Greek cultural ancestors. It's an illusion with huge unfortunate consequences.

PHOTO CHALLENGE: Where Does Your Inspiration Come From?

Brittany Binowski | Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts
Brittany Binowski

According to, to doodle means "to waste (time) in aimless or foolish activity" or "to draw or scribble idly." But, I disagree. While doodling may take time away from our work in other parts of life, it is necessary to our creativity and enjoyment of work. Doodling enriches our lives.

If Myth Were Matter

Liz Insogna | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
Liz Insogna

If one had a thousand eyes - O the things we could see! Useful, they would be, when visiting "What's the Story", the current group show up at Freight + Volume with Cesare DeCredico, Black Lake, Peik Larsen and Max Razdow.