The Sexual Ambiguity of Henry Darger’s Vivian Girls
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An exhibition sheds new light on the Chicago recluse’s most disturbing images. The post The Sexual Ambiguity of Henry Darger’s Vivian Girls appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Open-Ended Narratives of a Small Museum
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What if Abstract Expressionism never happened? The post The Open-Ended Narratives of a Small Museum appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The 3 Cycles of Painting: Freedom, Faith and Healing
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The painting process can be broken down into three separate cycles that each require a different type of energy, technique and approach. The post The 3 Cycles of Painting: Freedom, Faith and Healing appeared first on Artist's Network.
Trapped by Tropes: Spoon, The New Pornographers, Alt-J, Charly Bliss
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New albums by four indie-rock bands recycle and repurpose decades-old sounds, sometimes striking out and sometimes succeeding. The post Trapped by Tropes: Spoon, The New Pornographers, Alt-J, Charly Bliss appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Planning A Marketing Strategy For Artists
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Here are the basics that you will need to know when putting together a marketing plan for yourself. The post Planning A Marketing Strategy For Artists appeared first on Agora Advice Blog.
Stem-tied bouquet
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Stem-tied bouquet made with Mokara & Cymbidium Orchids, dyed blue Dendrobium Orchids, Rainbow Plumerias. Created by Florescence Floral Designs...
America How Great Thou ART!
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Jasper Johns was an acclaimed artist known for his paintings of flags, targets, and other ordinary objects in the mid 20th century. He helped usher in the Pop Art era. Jasper Johns: “In Savannah, Georgia, in a park, there is … Continue reading →
8 Practical Things that Can Help Artists Sell Art
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Many artists do not even give a thought to whether an artwork will sell, while creating it.For myself,  the thought doesn't even enter my mind during the creative process.But if we are hoping to sell artworks at all, it is very important to spend a chunk of time doing practical things to ensure our art sells.Without some of these, our artworks will just sit at home or in our studios and not be seen by anyone.As time is of the essence for many artists, and it can be difficult to focus on both
Cascade bouquet
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Cascade Flowers of Mini Calla Lilies, Cymbidium & Mokara Orchids, Tuberoses, Plumeria. Created by Florescence Floral Designs, LLC [Kalaheo, Hawaii].
Candelabra
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Beautiful candelabra made with dendrobium orchid stems. Created by Florescence Floral Designs, LLC Kauai, HI.
Michael Owens Spotlight - Freedom’s Painter
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Michael OwensState of Georgia, USAMediums: Oil Painting, Mixed Media, CollageStyle: Semi realist, post- modern, politicalFavorite Quote: “Injustice anywhere is threat to justice everywhere” – Martin Luther King, Jr.Favorite Book: The Autobiography of Malcom X, RootsFavorite Movies: Pulp Fiction, Sweet Sweetback’s Badass SongHello, my name is Michael Owens. I'm a forty nine year old African American contemporary artist. Since childhood social/ political art has been my favorite.  As a small c
Places to Buy Oil Paint Online
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Searching online for oil paint, it's easy to get overwhelmed with all the options available. To help you in searching,I decided to write this post to list my favorite places to buy oil paint online.Oil paint is my favorite medium for painting. I've tried other mediums such as acrylic, watercolor and gouache, but I always return to it.When I'm running out, I always get edgy. I sometimes like searching online for great deals.(I found one on Ebay, detailed in this post: How to Use Ebay
Modern loft altar
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Loft altar design is a stunning hanging twig arbor with ivory hydrangea accents. More hydrangea and birch branches create a dramatic effect...
How to Use Glazes to Create Luminosity in Your Oil Paintings
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Artist Arleta Pech demonstrates step-by-step how to achieve clear, glowing colors in your oil paintings with multiple transparent glazes. The post How to Use Glazes to Create Luminosity in Your Oil Paintings appeared first on Artist's Network.
GIF of the Day: Andres Manniste
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[caption id="attachment_83325" align="aligncenter" width="250"] "Human Development" (2016)[/caption] All of these GIFs are thumbnail images from the website of net artist Andres Manniste. Each offers a glimpse of a full-page experience, which often include multimedia and interactive components. They're cute little standalone GIFs, but I definitely recommend browsing his site and getting lost in the scrolling web environments. Manniste's work frequently updates art historical takes on the "sub
Ivory bouquet
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Ivory bouquet with yellow and chocolate accents. This bouquet is composed of hydrangea, dahlias, fragrant gardenias, and accents of yellow craspedia...
EBSQ May Exhibit Winners
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Congratulations to our Naturally Blue Flowers exhibit winners! Member’s Choice: Hydrangea Bouquet by C.E.S. Member’s Mention: Forget-me-Nots by Patricia Lee Christensen Cloud Awards: To be announced soon.Filed under: exhibits, membernews Tagged: art, art show, blue flowers, ebsq, exhibit winners
In case you didn’t get yesterday’s memo
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Are you ready to get “Ripped Off”? This annual collaborative art event, now in its 15th year, is like no other at EBSQ Image above: 2014 Ripped Off winner Fractured Fractal Caladium by EBSQ Artist Elizabeth Fiedel A bit of history: Ripped Off was started back in 2001 as a direct response to a slew […]
New-York Historical Society Plans ‘Summer of Hamilton’
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Over the July 4 weekend the New-York Historical Society will kick off its "Summer of Hamilton."
ArtCenter/South Florida New Fellowship Program
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ArtCenter/South Florida announces The Recalibrated Institution, a fellowship program with the Bureau for Cultural Strategies The Recalibrated Institution Fellowship September 18-December 15, 2017 APPLY NOW Click here Application Deadline: July 10, 2017 11:59 PM (EST)From September 18 to December 15, 2017 ArtCenter/South Florida and the Bureau for Cultural Strategies (BUX) are organizing The Recalibrated Institution: […]
Platform “Music In Africa”
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“Music In Africa” brings together the creative potential of 54 African countries: More than 120 English- and French-speaking authors from the entire continent write here about Africa’s musical landscape. The website is primarily aimed at African musicians, concert organizers, fans and journalists – but also at interested individuals from all over the world. A number […]
The Poetry & Pottery of Dave Drake at The Bascom
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The Poetry & Pottery of Dave Drake June 23 - September 10The Loft Gallery at The Bascom in Highlands, North CarolinaFrom The Bascom website:Once in a generation, there are extraordinary exhibits that capture the mind and spirit and are of such significance that they are remembered forever.The Bascom is proud to present such an exhibit this summer. “The Poetry & Pottery of Dave Drake.” Dave Drake was born into the condition of Slavery about the year 1800, in the Edgefield District of South Caroli
Call for Artists:: Waxing Lyrical
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EBSQ is accepting entries for Waxing Lyrical through 29 February 2016.  The full prospectus can be found here. The Member’s Choice winner will receive $100 cash! So what are you waiting for? Find a song whose lyrics inspire you and get creating!Filed under: Call for Artists
What’s bugging the gut in OCD? / Gut bacteria affect stroke outcome
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What’s bugging the gut in OCD? A new review that came out yesterday in the journal Depression and Anxiety explores yet another link between a psychiatric disorders and the gut bacteria. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by “recurrent intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and ritualistic behaviors aimed at reducing distress (compulsions)”. Although an relatively unexplored area, [...]
An Ending…and an Exciting New Chapter
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Inside/Out readers, it has been a great run. Now it’s time to start something new. After seven terrific years, we are ceasing production on Inside/Out to focus our energies on a forthcoming MoMA publication on […]
Service Advisory: ArtsBeat Is Finished.
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This is post No. 23,231 on the ArtsBeat blog. And it is the last one.
“The Visitor” Paintings by Paco Pomet
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Last night, I had a deceased friend visit me in…
Portrait of the Artist: EBSQ June Exhibit
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We often recognize the art, but do we recognize the artist? This month’s challenge is to celebrate the artist via portraiture. Artists may be visual, literary, or musical. Please make sure to let us know the subject of your art and a bit about the artist in question. Oh–and since we’re all artists here, self-portraits […]
Open call for Ars Bioarctica Recidencies 2017/18
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Ars Bioartctica has announced an open call for up to 3 fully funded residencies during autumn 2017 and year 2018 in Kilpisjärvi biological station. They invite applications from artists and artist groups based in the Nordic and Baltic countries (except Finland) to apply now until the 22nd of June. Ars Bioarctica is a long term art&science [...]
New York – Daniel Buren: “To Align: works in situ 2017″ at Bortolami Gallery Through June 24th, 2017
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Daniel Buren, To Align: works in situ 2017 (Installation View), via Bortolami Gallery On view through the end of the week, Bortolami Gallery is currently presenting its fourth exhibition of work by Daniel Buren, taking place in the gallery’s new Tribeca location.  Buren’s rich and varied career has been the subject of major museum exhibitions worldwide, and […]
Antony Gormley Sculptures Vandalized in Sefton
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A series of Antony Gormley sculptures on Crosby Beach outside Liverpool have been vandalized with brightly colored graffiti, The Guardian reports. “We want everyone to enjoy and interact with the impressive Antony Gormley statues on Crosby beach, which are synonymous with Sefton,” a spokesman says. “However, following this incident, we have been contacted directly by Mr […]
Documenta 14 Organizers Opening Second Satellite Show in Angola
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The organizers of this year’s Documenta 14 are expanding the exhibition to a satellite exhibition in Luanda, Angola, where they will show a series of works by artists of African descent. “The last decade or so has seen the increased prominence of artists from Africa exhibiting across the contemporary artistic platform in the West,” says Congolese collector Sindika Dokolo, who is helping […]
Art/Work: MoMA’s Creative Minds: Elizabeth Riggle
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Elizabeth Riggle has been a full-time preparator at the Museum for 16 years (not counting the four years she was a temporary employee). Selflessly, Elizabeth gives her all to make every part of the exhibitions […]