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From Budapest With Love

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 10.22.2014 | New York
Adriana Aristizábal

New Yorkers expect the best of everything, and recently I had the opportunity to see one of the best: Zoltan Maga, Hungary's most celebrated violin virtuoso, a man who brings Hungarian cultural traditions to the rest of the world.

This Entrepreneur Wants You to Celebrate Your Mortality

Debra Carpenter | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Debra Carpenter

Although life's path is different for everyone, every path meets the same end eventually. This is the only true certainty we have in life. But Irina...

The Life Out Loud: Fostering a Creative Community

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
MeiMei Fox

I'm not afraid to say, and I say it with zero ego, but when it comes to the dreams of those who choose a life of creating for film, television and the...

William Kentridge: How We Make Sense of the World

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.06.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

William Kentridge (b. 1955) is South Africa's most important contemporary artist, best known for his prints, drawings and animated films. In this video he presents his work, his way of working and his philosophy.

Who Shot Mya?: One Story of Activism & Resilience in Ferguson

J Mase III | Posted 10.03.2014 | Black Voices
J Mase III

I don't want for anything -- I do know however, that there will be a change in how people conduct themselves, how officers of the law conduct themselves, how we view others in society and how we form identities in the 21st century.

New Wave Women: Paris Photo Los Angeles

Catherine Corman | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Corinne Vionnet layers hundreds of similar photographs of the same landmark to give an impression of a place we all know. Influenced by the mists of Monet and Turner, as well as early etchings of monuments, she hopes to create a portrait of collective memory.

Baldessari's '15 Seconds of Fame' Lights Up Paris

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Now aged 83, Baldessari's brand of conceptualism has proved to be both influential and enduring, with his stock as high now as at any time in his career.

Lights Go on Part XXXIV - A Day at the Modern

Thomas Bähler | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

If you'd like for me to read this to you, click here. I love museums - especially art museums... Its almost like meeting my favorite artists at diffe...

Barbie's 'Virgin Mary' Makeover Is Infuriating Catholic Bishops

Religion News Service | JOSEPHINE MCKENNA | Posted 09.24.2014 | Religion

ROME (RNS) Barbie has had a number of careers in her 55 years — flight attendant, veterinarian, astronaut, even president. Her latest role, however,...

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 10.11.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 09.27.2014 | 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 09.24.2014 | 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 09.22.2014 | 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 09.21.2014 | 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.