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Artist Education: Understanding the Importance of Copyright Ownership

Amy Oraefo | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Amy Oraefo

If you are a songwriter, an artist that draws cartoon images, a dance choreographer, or an independent film maker, you must educate yourself and obtain adequate knowledge of the basics of copyright ownership

The Creative Class with Paddle8: Tips for Launching a Successful Startup (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

In just three short years Paddle8 an innovative marketplace infusing technology and art has held hundreds auctions with over $100MM in bidding activity and raising over $25MM for charities.

Emily Jeffords Talks Home Renovation

Domino | Posted 07.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Jeffords is remodeling her home with her husband and two daughters. Here, she talks with domino about painting in the studio with the kids and her exciting home reno plans.

Artists, Assume the World Is Waiting for You

Vicky Tiel | Posted 07.23.2014 | Style
Vicky Tiel

Fifty years ago this week, I was twenty and I showed the mini dress in Paris Couture with my best friend Mia.

How to Talk to an Artist

Dana Sitar | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dana Sitar

As a universally misunderstood lot, artists tend to hate talking to people. Whether you're in the industry or a layperson, our best friend, family member, or colleague, we don't want to talk to you. It's not because of rampant introversion or elitism in creative people. It's because you're not good at talking to us.

The Unexpected Way These Artists Are Gaining New Perspective

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living

An artist's studio is a sacred place, but what happens when someone “breaks in” to sneak a peek at the artist’s private work? Sima Familant, ...

Response to Bill O'Reilly: Jesus Didn't Start a New Religion

Bernard Starr | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Bill O'Reilly disputed the two main points of my recent blog on The O'Reilly Factor broadcast: My affirmation of Jesus' lifelong dedication to Judaism (meaning he did not start a new religion) and the assertion that Renaissance art representations of Jesus omit his Jewish identity and thus falsify biblical history.

Artists Deserve Royalties Too

Christopher Rauschenberg | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts
Christopher Rauschenberg

By the end of his life, my father was a wealthy man. Back in the 1970s, however, when his painting was sold for $85,000 without a cent going to him, he was still an emerging artist. He had a perspective and growing prominence, but certainly not the financial security that he had later in life.

Artists Take On Mutant Ninja Turtles In Odd And Epic Rap Battle

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts

We didn't think there would be much beef between artists and green, weapon-wielding toy reptiles -- but apparently, there is. And it is awesome. ...

Just Show Up

Darden Smith | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Darden Smith

I believe we all have much more to contribute than we acknowledge, especially at work. We often hide the best part of ourselves, thinking that no one wants to see who we truly are.

What Does It Take to Turn an Art School Education Into a Successful Career?

F. Scott Hess | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

A faculty that exhibits in important markets and that is willing to share their hard-won art world network helps short-cut the process. Ignore networking and an art career is nearly impossible.

Does Conspiracy Account for the Absence of Jesus' Jewish Identity in Renaissance Art?

Bernard Starr | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts
Bernard Starr

Try to locate even a hint of Jesus' Jewish identity and heritage in Renaissance paintings and you will find yourself on a fruitless quest. Some respondents bristled at what they perceived as the suggestion of a conspiracy to suppress Jesus Jewish identity. But the falsification of biblical history in artworks was not a conspiracy.

Interview: Meet the Women Who Are Helping Mold the Stars of Tomorrow

Christina Scribner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I was recently given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the founders of A-Team Studios, an artist development agency headquarted in Miami, Florida.

These Amazing Before-And-After Drawings Show The Real Value Of Practice

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

"For the first couple years you make stuff," public radio host Ira Glass stated once, "it's just not that good. It's trying to be, but it's not." ...

Cloud Galleries: The Rise of the Virtual Art Establishment

Rachel Mason | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Rachel Mason

There is an explosion of creative activity on the ground (or in the cloud) and it is in these places that artists have an abundance of power and these digital endeavors are playing out in many conversations in art publications and institutions.

The Long Road to a Published Novel

Adam Pelzman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Books
Adam Pelzman

For most of my adult life, writing was my private passion. It was one that I pursued in solitude and shared with only a small group of "gentle readers." So when news of Troika's publication came out, many people in my life were stunned to learn that I'd written a novel.

Ask the Art Professor: How Do You Explain to Potential Clients That Artists Need to Be Paid?

Clara Lieu | Posted 07.02.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

I get emails all the time from people asking to use images of my artwork for free. At the beginning of my career, I figured these requests were an opportunity for me to get exposure. The problem is that once you grant permission for someone to use your artwork, you basically lose all control over how your artwork will be used.

Boomer Psychology 101: F*cking Up!

Dr. Robert Lusson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Robert Lusson

Understanding the role of relapse in the management of distressful behaviors is just one more tool in our toolbox for disassembling old patterns that do not work

Are We Free-Flowing Artists?

Rose Tafoya | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Rose Tafoya

Inspiration is everywhere and comes to us when we least expect it. When it does, we must not resist or question the actions that are needed and taken, for this is the free flow path that leads us to our un-lived life that we want and are meant to live.

The Epic Food Scene At Burning Man

Saveur | Posted 06.19.2014 | Taste
Saveur

When you're tussling with sandstorms, you just kind of want a treat.

Jewish Jesus in Renaissance Art and the Roots of Anti-Semitism

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.19.2014 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Isn't it time to celebrate the common heritage of Judaism and Christianity, despite the differences between the two faiths? Isn't it time to endorse Pope Francis's bold statement: "A Christian cannot be anti-Semitic; his roots are Jewish"?

5 Key Lessons on the Online Art Market

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 06.13.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The online channel has no geographic, physical space or income barriers -- most online galleries sell at a number of price points -- thus providing collectors access to a much larger selection of artwork while growing (and benefiting) the category as a whole.

Changing the Art Movement

Shai Baitel | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts
Shai Baitel

Around the world, artists come together and decide to work, create, and at times even live under the same roof. There are many reasons for this phenom...

New Wave Women: AIPAD

Catherine Corman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Below is a sampling of photographs by women at the Association of International Photography Art Dealers Show, held at the Park Avenue Armory in New Yo...

Meltdown Imminent? Time for a 60-Second Emergency 3-B-C

Millie Grenough | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

"You Westerners. You're so one-dimensional. You don't even know how to breathe!" So said Lous, my Indonesian mentor, when I whined about a grue...