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Five Lucky People Who Struck Gold at a Flea Market

Vicky Law | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

We'd all like to believe that we are savvy shoppers. Maybe you pride yourself on your on your coupon collection. Or maybe you have a keen eye for find...

Painting Through Tudor England: A Unique Way to View History

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.01.2016 | Travel
Barbara Ernst Prey

Barbara Ernst Prey painting at Thornbury Castle, England I have books filled with my European and Asian travel drawings and watercolors. Some of them...

Visually Speaking: Color & Light

Jason Spencer | Posted 10.03.2016 | Arts
Jason Spencer

It takes someone with long experience inside the art world to attract such artists, their patrons and host popular arts events.

From Bangkok to Bordeaux: Interior Design Book of Inson Dubois Wood

Jim Luce | Posted 09.28.2016 | New York
Jim Luce

In the 1960's, Inson Wongsam, a budding artist from a large family in northern Thailand, decided to study in Paris. He set out on a Lambretta scooter,...

Millie Brown's EXPO CHICAGO Artistic Takeover

Brandon Patterson | Posted 09.22.2016 | Chicago
Brandon Patterson

Millie Brown is a British performance artist, who began her career at the age of seventeen. Constantly praised as one of the new YBA's (Youth British Artists), Brown is an artist who explores the synergy and separation of mind, body, and spirit. While she is mostly recognized for her artistic collaborative projects with global icons like Lady Gaga, Millie is committed to expanding her work and continuing to shed light on the natural beauty of the world.

Artists In Motion Takes Viewers On A Journey Of Displacement

Christian Fuchs | Posted 09.16.2016 | Arts
Christian Fuchs

The artists, ranging from 13 to 45 years of age, relieve stresses of trauma and losing loved ones through artistic expression. They also say it inspires conversations among their community about their own personal experiences, grievances and hopes.

A New Digital Art Museum In Paris - What The Heck Is That?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.11.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

In a city dedicated to beauty, style, and magnificent art, the arrival of a new kind of museum is sure to attract people, even the ones who would neve...

Come Visit Claude Monet In His New Boston Home

Michael Levin | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

For countless art aficionados, Claude Monet was a first love, his paintings understandable, accessible, and gorgeous.

Summer Destination: Colonial Williamsburg

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.06.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was recently invited to serve on the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Art Museums. I had known of the museums since my time at Williams College a...

American Impressionists at NYBG

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.07.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

How could you possibly improve upon pairing up American Impressionist art with flowers from New York's finest botanical garden? With a corresponding ...

Rejection of LGBT Christian Ads Shows Limits of Social Media

Kittredge Cherry | Posted 03.26.2017 | Queer Voices
Kittredge Cherry

"The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision" is not pornography and shows no more nudity or violence than a standard Stations of the Cross. Sometimes Facebook blocked its ads for being too "shocking" or "scary," and other times they banned the ad as porn. Queer Christianity seems to scare the censors at Facebook

Bird Bath and Beyond

Asher Jay | Posted 03.22.2017 | Travel
Asher Jay

Have you ever found yourself confiding in a friend on a Sunday morning in Central Park, only to be interrupted mid-sentence by her screaming "Cinnamon Teals in formation at 10 o' clock!"

A Walk Through the Art Show and the Armory Show

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.08.2017 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

As I have curated and hung many exhibits I am always interested to see how the artwork is presented.

Sandow Birk's Fresh Take on the Qur'an

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 02.11.2017 | Arts
Michael A. Moodian

Southern California has a thriving and eclectic fine arts scene, and the husband-wife team of painter Sandow Birk and ceramicist Elyse Pignolet are tw...

Walt Morton's Picks: The Best Paintings at the LA Art Show, 2016

John Seed | Posted 01.31.2017 | Arts
John Seed

Walt Morton at the LA Art Show Walt Morton, a brilliant former adman who now writes and paints in Venice Beach, CA has been sending me scouting repor...

These Are the Hottest Paint Colors for 2016 According to Bloggers

Hometalk | Posted 01.14.2017 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

If you're looking for a new color for the new year, these 26 bloggers have found the best, brightest, most striking hues to use in your home. Whether you're trying a solid coat or laying down a pattern, these paint colors are exactly what you're looking for!

Degas' Viral Art Quote Is Fake

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.07.2017 | Arts
Lev Raphael

Where's the proof that Degas ever said it or wrote it? You can't rely on Goodreads as a source because fake quotes and misquotations run riot there. And if you do a Google search you'll just end up finding one site after another repeating the quotation without any source at all.

Giovanni DeCunto -- Encore

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 11.09.2016 | Arts
Stacey Alcorn

What happens when an artist has a message so deeply profound that it cannot be contained on one canvas?

The Refugee Tragedy in Burçin's Paintings

Sabine Ludwig | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
Sabine Ludwig

"I like to watch movies. Normally I look at them in the night and I draw my inspiration from the moving pictures. Indeed, I like fantasy and science f...

A Hidden Gem In Indianapolis, Indiana: The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 10.22.2016 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I'm a big museum person and was delighted to hear that there was a museum dedicated to Native Americans - their culture and art - on the western edge of downtown Indianapolis, in White River State Park.

Delicate Watercolors Combat Oversimplified 'Strong Black Woman' Stereotype

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

"In my work, I show another side of black women," artist Debra Cartwright explained to The Huffington Post. The Harlem-based artist creates whispered ...

Million-Dollar Oooops!

MoneyTips | Posted 09.21.2016 | Arts
MoneyTips

When a 12-year old boy armed with soda meets an expensive painting, guess who wins? It's not the painting, the displaying museum, or the insurance company, that's for sure.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXII - Art and Alka-Seltzer

Alan Black | Posted 09.21.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Bartenders trade. Booze can be exchanged for virtually anything; love, compliments, tickets to the art exhibit. I find myself in the centipede at the ...

Artist Betty Fairbank Griggs Takes Us Down Memory Lane

Lee-En Chung | Posted 09.02.2016 | Arts
Lee-En Chung

Although some octogenarians are showing signs of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, Miss Betty dubbed her art exhibit as "Memory Lane" and guided us thru her seaside adventures in Portugal...

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Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.31.2016 | New York
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