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How to Become a Creative Professional | The Art of Manliness

Imagine, if you will, a day in the life of Jack London — fascinating adventurer and author of hundreds of short stories and more than 50 books, …

A literary author is writing an internet novel that you can watch unfold in real time

If you’re looking for something to internet today, consider watching author Joshua Cohen smoke cigarettes while he writes his next book. You don’t even have to leave your own computer.<p>Today is the final day of <i>PCKWCK</i>, a literary experiment and serialized novel written over five days live and online …

Books

Artist Theaster Gates Bought a Crumbling Chicago Bank for $1 and Turned it Into a World-Class Arts Center | Colossal

<p>One might think that an abandoned 1920s bank on Chicago’s South Side, crumbling from top to bottom—the roof long collapsed, exposing the interior to …

How to get an art education without going to art school

An education in the UK currently slides between £3,000 and £9,000 per year, and with many students struggling to find work after the golden gates of uni close you'd be forgiven for thinking 'what's the point?' Enter: the Internet, a glorious wormhole of philosophical memes, endless hours wasted …

Street Photography

Warhol on the runway: MFW's art history crossovers

Milan Fashion Week SS16 was packed with the super visual, from Alessandro Michele’s optical illusions at Gucci to Miuccia Prada’s bauble shoes and Jeremy Scott’s Moschino carwash couture. While we’ve been busy eyeing-up our favourite pieces from each of the collections this season, the eagle-eyed …

Andy Warhol

Digital Painting Asserts Its Place in Art History

“The most important artwork of our time might well be happening on a LiveJournal profile,” says curator Michael Connor.<p>“I love the word ‘painting;’ it implies an action in progress, something happening in front of you,” says Michael Connor, artistic director of Rhizome. Connor is the curator of the …

Digital Art

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

Urban Photographer of the Year 2015 – winning images

• A photograph, shot at the National Portrait Gallery, was taken down on 27 October 2015 because it has been withdrawn from the competition.

National Portrait Gallery