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Live in the Vineyard Selects Artists With a Key Ingredient: A Big Heart

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alexis Sclamberg

Last month, I had the honor of attending Live in the Vineyard, a magical (and exclusive) music, food and wine festival in Napa, California. Twice a ye...

The Girlfriend's Guide to Book Giving This Season

Suzanne Kingsbury | Posted 12.17.2014 | Books
Suzanne Kingsbury

Better than turtle doves or maids-a-milking, these 12 books will satisfy everyone on your list from the reader who digs a great beach read to the one who is (lovably) meticulous.

Photographers, Don't Think You Need to Register Your Copyrights? Think Again

Heather Hummel | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

So many people get caught up in the fact that "you don't have to register the copyrights to your work because it's copyrighted the moment you create it." However, if you want real protection and legal hold when it comes to your work being stolen (copyright infringement), it's worth the few minutes and few dollars to register it.

Olafur Eliasson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Artists should have confidence in the fact that making a drawing is changing the world." Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, here presents his strong and personal advice to young artists.

Robert Longo: I Am an Image Thief

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Does copying other prominent artists such as Jackson Pollock really make you an artist?

The One Habit of Successful People Those Lists Forget to Mention

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

This month, may you let go of doing what's always been done if it has ceased to serve. May you widen your eyes with curiosity instead of fear at the approaching new year. And may you look at each blank page, empty stage, clean canvas and new day as the beginning of a grand experiment.

An Artist With a Big, Blue Heart Fights ALS

Mark Malinowski | Posted 12.12.2014 | Impact
Mark Malinowski

Finding success at an early age, Tobie Giddio began illustrating advertisements for Bergdorf Goodman soon after graduating from college. The ads were somewhat iconic and ran through the end of the '80s.

Conversations With Michelle Joan Papillion

Rai Mensah | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts
Rai Mensah

Everyone heads to Basel with many different intentions in mind. However, the one thread that connects each and every attendee is their appreciation for art and its creators.

Fountain Gallery Wows Crowd at "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 12.10.2014 | New York
Jim Luce

This gifted and prolific group perpetually produces works in a dazzling array of mediums, and on this evening I saw oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, collage and mixed media pieces, pen and ink and pencil drawings, digital art and photographs and more. Simply fantastic!

George Lois, Creative Director

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

This legendary publishing art director and designer is a "New Yawka" through and through: tough as rawhide, a vocabulary heavy (very heavy) on four...

Intimidated By Miami Art Week? Don't Be

Tom Falco | Posted 12.06.2014 | Miami
Tom Falco

While most of Art Basel and the satellite fairs seem to be crowded with locals, I think the majority of visitors are out-of-towners or the usual Miami party people. It seems to me like the "real" residents of Miami-Dade County are not enjoying Art Week.

We Went Baseling

Tom Falco | Posted 12.05.2014 | Miami
Tom Falco

Art Basel and the Miami Art Fair are in full swing this weekend. It got exciting Friday night with the peaceful protesters came to visit all the galleries and installations en mass. Luckily we did get out before they shut I-95 down.

How Have Fame and Fortune Shaped the Business of Being an Artist?

Janice Sands | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

"I think that the youngest members of our society are increasingly worried about making their way in the world, and their anxiety is shaping the way that some of them approach being an artist."

Is Public Art Just for Show?

Nicole Wong | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Nicole Wong

With public art's interactive nature and transience, questions such as "What defines an artwork and or public art as Art? Are these practices even art?" inevitably arise. People who will look at a piece of work, and say that it isn't art should remove this conception.

From One Non-Profit to Another: A Talk With Rick Kinsel, Executive Director of the Vilcek Foundation

Janice Sands | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Janice Sands

As the Executive Director of a non-profit dedicated to creating a platform for women in the arts, I am always interested in hearing the experiences and insights of peers who are working toward similar goals.

Film Review: Time Is IllMatic Directed by One9

Ambre Anderson | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Ambre Anderson

Revealed was a layer of understanding for why Nas is loved and respected so much. The creativity, awareness and intelligence that flowed out of him, at such a young age, while growing up in his environment with limited resources, is definitely nothing short of genius.

Bad Book Reviews: One Author's Reaction

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 11.24.2014 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

It is a truth widely known fact that if you're fortunate enough to have written and published a book and lucky enough to have people talk about it, comments will run the gamut from good to bad, with many shades of mediocre in between.

Activist Nun Corita Kent Is Today's Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.20.2014 | Religion

Today’s Google Doodle honors Sister Corita Kent (1918 - 1986), an activist nun whose artwork spread her message of peace. Kent joined the Order o...

The Art of Zelda Fitzgerald

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

Zelda Fitzgerald is, still, best known as the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. True, Zelda was an inspiration for heroines and dialogue in his stories, and half of the golden couple of what Scott dubbed "The Jazz Age," but she was also an accomplished writer, and artist.

Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis

Aja Beech | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
Aja Beech

Peter Blume was born in Belarus in 1906, a few months after the first Russian Constitution was made official and amid a revolution that would ebb and flow throughout the area for decades.

Shortage of Spotlights for Actors

Jillian Sanders | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Jillian Sanders

When I moved to New York in 2003 I had big dreams; acting in Broadway plays, scoring a breakthrough role in a small film, and generally becoming the next Meryl Streep. But after a few humbling auditions, I realized I couldn't pay my rent with my ambition.

Top 5 Artists to Watch at Paris Photo 2014

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Paris Photo takes over the Grand Palais through Nov. 16 with over 169 galleries and 1200 artists featured. Poring over the artist list with a discerning, fine-toothed comb, we've selected the Top Five Artists to Watch.

Wim Wenders: Painter, Filmmaker, Photographer

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Common for Wenders' approach to both film and photography, is the starting point in painting and in particular the concept of frames. He considers the frame to be the defining factor -- if it is not in the frame, then it is out: "The frame is the main act."

Pas de Deux

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Nicholas Marlin

The succession of works of the two masters from one wall to the other accentuates this "musical" effect of their convergence: a "pas de deux" of two artists, performing their dance on a "visual" stage.

Sacred Catholic Art Exhibit Puts A Contemporary Spin On Ancient Beliefs

Religion News Service | Maryann Eidemiller | Posted 11.09.2014 | Religion

LATROBE, Pa. (RNS) The late Benedictine Brother Nathan Cochran may have lived as a monk. But he was no recluse. As curator of a Catholic art exhibi...