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State of the Art: Studio Rodeo

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

In selecting artists for State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi and Curator for Special Projects, Chad Alligood, visited nearly 1,000 artists around the country.

The Best Makeover Billboard Advertisements Have Ever Gotten

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts

There are few things more visually assaulting than a billboard-size advertisement hocking slim-fit jeans, razor-thin tablets or cold-activated beer ca...

Mike Kelley (1954-2012) And Thomas Kinkade (1958-2012) Have Gone Home

John Seed | Posted 06.09.2012 | Arts
John Seed

They were two American artists who, in their striking divergence, tell the story of a nation whose center seems ready to tear apart. Stress makes people look for extreme solutions, both in life and art.

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: The Elusive Creativity Of Charles Garabedian

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Charles Garabedian WHAT: Charles Garabedian: A Retrospective WHEN: January 22 - April 17, 2011 WHERE: Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1130...

BLOG WATCH> Untapped American Artists In The 'People's Biennial'

coolhunting.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In an effort to highlight artists from five U.S. cities not typically considered artistic hotbeds, the People's Biennial features the work of 36 artis...

ART AWARDS: Robert De Niro Honors Father With Prize For American Painters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Robert De Niro, known as both an actor and art-loving philanthropist, announced today that an annual prize of $25,000 will be awarded to an American a...

The Great American Artist Jack Levine Is Dead

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Jack Levine got every drop. He died on Monday at age 95, and if he didn't have a paintbrush in his hand at the end, he was certainly thinking about his next attack on a blank canvas.

Stretching Time - In the Studio of Ahmed Alsoudani

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

When we think of violence and visual art, often what comes to mind are scenes documenting brutality and its aftermath in a linear fashion - a sh...