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Brand x Artist: The Miranda July and Miu Miu Collaboration

Naz Riahi | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Naz Riahi

A recent collaboration between fashion house, Miu Miu, and artist, Miranda July was the perfect embodiment of how to execute a spectacular artist/brand partnership and why it's important to do so.

The Value and Importance of the Arts and the Humanities in Education and Life

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

We challenge our students to develop life-long skills such as analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration, and creativity.

Authentic and False Images of Jesus in Artworks

Bernard Starr | Posted 09.05.2014 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Jesus would likely be horrified by the image of him displaying a crucifix. The only crucifix he ever held was the one he was nailed to in the brutal process of his crucifixion.

Thinking Outside the (White) Box

Virginia Broersma | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

It is worth breaking out the map and heading to Thinhstudio in Hawthorne on September 6th for a one-night exhibition/cultural happening/artistic hangout.

The Bad News About Talent

Bernard Hiller | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts
Bernard Hiller

When it comes to talent, we have good news and we have bad news. The good news is, you have talent. The bad news, so does everyone else. Every person is born with some kind of talent. Having talent in and of itself is not special.

Use the Gifts You've Got

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

Close your eyes and think about what you have to offer the world that is uniquely yours. Are you using your gifts? Are you creating and sharing or are you trying to conform into what you think the world really needs?

How Artists Are Transforming Detroit

Model D Media | Walter Wasacz | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts

This story originally appeared in Model D, a Detroit online magazine. In March of 2009, Model D published an article entitled "Detroit House: $100...

44 Stunning Art Studios That Will Inspire You To Get Back To Work

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.15.2014 | Arts

Where do you make art? It's a simple question with an infinite and colorful range of answers, from a swarming corner of your bedroom to a tranquil...

Creativity Isn't Free

Samara Bay | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Samara Bay

We creatives don't like to think of ourselves in those terms. We have a love/hate relationship with personal branding and ourselves as product (if the audience doesn't want what I have, well screw 'em).

An American Romeo and Juliet

Catherine Corman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

A third generation New Yorker, Lower East Side gallerist Sasha Wolf has curated an exhibit of photographs loosely illustrating Romeo and Juliet. She says she is direct, honest and straight-forward, but never cynical, and has an innocent belief in true love. These qualities mark the work she has chosen.

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth, Owners of the Wrong Store in Marfa, Texas

Sarah Stodola | Posted 08.06.2014 | Style
Sarah Stodola

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth never planned to move to Marfa. And they never imagined that once they did, they'd end up owning a shop together. Th...

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 09.20.2014 | 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 09.17.2014 | 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 09.14.2014 | 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 09.08.2014 | 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 09.09.2014 | 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 09.09.2014 | 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 09.07.2014 | 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." ...