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Portraits Of Famous Artists, And The Cats That Kept Them Sane

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts

"I think the artist and cat are kindred spirits, because they are often mythologized," author Alison Nastasi explained to The Huffington Post. "Both a...

Get Over Creative Block With An Activity Book For Adults

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts

Who says activity books are for kids? Illustrator Marion Deuchars is proving that a dictate to draw, paint or print can be just as alluring for adults...

Chasing Windmills In Spain With The Masters

Lori Needleman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Of course a gathering like this is only a fantasy, but imagine how unforgettable it would be to learn about Spanish literature, art and culture from the greats who created so many indelible works.

8 Impressive Hotel Art Collections Worth A Visit

Oyster | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Oyster

When traveling around the world, tourists often have famed art museums on their lists of must-see attractions. But what if the hotel they're staying i...

Stunning, Rare Photos Of Famous Artists

William A. Ewing | Posted 09.29.2012 | Books
William A. Ewing

Newman has been called "the father of environmental photography" because unlike most or his colleagues, who preferred to work in their studios, he hungered to get out into people's homes and places of work. He particularly loved artists' studios, with all their clutter.

HELP DESK: Is it any wonder?

Bean Gilsdorf | Posted 06.16.2012 | Arts
Bean Gilsdorf

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling -- or any other activity related to --...

A Banquet for the Senses -- Day at the Museum

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 04.23.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

Seeing what other humans can create with passion and intensity (and the right genetic proclivity) does make one wonder: What could I do?

When Fame Replaces Art

John Seed | Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Last week, when a painting student dropped by my office with a newspaper clipping of one of Damien's Hirst's spot paintings I hit a patch of real despair. In an art world where a figure like Hirst can rise to the top, who needs painting classes?

Fan Mail

Rog Walker | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Rog Walker

2011-12-29-Screenshot20111229at2.27.14PM.jpgThe greatest service you can do for all parties involved is to humble yourself. Submit to your craft, commit to quality work, and allow the fruits of your expression to justify the hype.

The Week In Art

Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

This week in the arts: the art world lost another legendary painter, Lucian Freud, who died at 88. We interviewed the woman who bought the most expens...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: MOCA Celebrates LA Art Over The Years, Seminal LA Artists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) WHAT: The Artist's Museum WHEN: October 31, 2010-January 31, 2011 WHERE: MOCA MOCA ...