Michelle Ling

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Art-Forgery Trial: Freedman Ignored ‘Stark Warnings’ of Fakery

The plaintiffs’ lawyer said the defendant concealed red flags about the authenticity of the $8 million Rothko painting she sold them<p>For 14 years, the head of one of New York’s oldest art galleries acquired fake abstract masterpieces from a Long Island dealer who said they belonged to a man known …

Fine Art

NYC Office Gets James Turrell Sculpture So Employees Can Take Breaks Inside a Drake Music Video

What's the coolest thing in your office? A coffee machine? Little bags of pretzels? Maybe a ping-pong table if you work for a super cool/doomed startup? This office in Midtown Manhattan has a two-story James Turrell sculpture, a.k.a. a two-story version of the set from Drake's "Hotline Bling" music …

Walt Disney Family Museum Debuts Retrospective of Legendary Artist

You may not recognize the name Mel Shaw (1914-2012) but you definitely know his work. Let's see, do any of these ring a bell... <i>Bambi</i>, <i>Dumbo</i>, <i>Fantasia</i>, <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> and <i>Lion King</i>? He's also responsible for the re-design of the original freckled-face puppet Howdy Doody.<p>The Walt Disney Family …

How one illustrator forced Oculus Story Studio to redraw VR

During preproduction on its latest virtual reality short, <i>Dear Angelica</i>, Oculus Story Studio found itself in a peculiar situation: The chosen art style, illustration, had necessitated a design pivot. Rather than scan and rebuild the drawings of illustrator Wesley Allsbrook in CG -- a time-consuming …

7 Levitating Artworks Cooler Than the Air Bonsai

Because floating mini-trees barely scratch the surface.<p>You may have seen the bonsai plant above floating in your news feed, either jammed down your throat via auto-playing Facebook video or enticingly advertized through your favorite design-minded news site or blog. The Air Bonsai aced current …

Why Banksy’s Art Is Such a Deadly Political Weapon

Banksy’s latest work—relating to the tear-gassing of migrants in Calais by French police—highlights his skill for crafting pieces of piercing, …

Streetwear

Aliens and other strange finds at Art Stage Singapore - CNN Style

Singapore

Virtual Reality Exhibit Lets You Uncover Dalí In a Way Only the Master’s Mind Allowed

This is your mind on Dalí, in a VR world

Salvador Dalí

Matisse Handpainted Vintage Bag by Anna Petrich

Vintage handbag, imitation leather, hand painted by Anna Petrich.<p><b>Unique piece.</b><p>Excellent condition. Inner lining fabric.<p>The bag has a zippered …

Architectural Sculptures Carved Out of Pencil Lead

One man's writing implement is another's canvas. Some artists create intricate works of art using the tips of pencils, but Taiwan-based artist Chien …

Museum of Modern Art Unveils Revised Expansion Plans

Details include expanding lobby, moving retail store below-ground<p>The Museum of Modern Art has decided to forgo the retractable glass wall. And it no longer plans to install a floor that moves up and down nor a new entrance to its sculpture garden.<p>Responding to criticism, the museum and its …

MOMA

This artist's work isn't about the Israeli occupation. She paints Palestinian bedrooms — post-sex.

There’s a new artist that’s turning heads in the Palestinian contemporary art scene. Rana Samara paints Palestinian bedrooms — post-sex.<p>It’s a bold departure from the usual Palestinian artistic tropes — the olive trees of the West Bank, the trappings of traditional Palestinian heritage, the scenes …

The Guardian view on London’s new Monet exhibition: the glory of the garden

Was Claude Monet a painter who gardened? Or a gardener who painted? Visitors to the Royal Academy’s exhibition Painting the Modern Garden, in which Monet is the dominant presence, may find the difference as tricky to resolve as the horticultural details of the blooms conjured by his …

Art

Postmodern Loneliness, in Illustrated Form

These narrative graphics of Idalia Candelas celebrate lone women.<p>Recurring themes of women and loneliness occur in the illustrations of Idalia Candelas. Her drawings are a mix of ink, watercolor, and collage combined with digital illustration. We see loneliness at the door, as the only visitor in …

How To Get Ahead In Graphic Design – Top Tips From Creative Directors

The Dots held a Graphic Design Portfolio Masterclass at the world’s largest independent design consultancy – Pentagram.This was to give talented …

Employment

You Will Never Believe What These Adorable DIY Flowers Are Made Of!

By Sophia Gioiello<p>If you’ve ever browsed through Pinterest, you know that the Internet is full of every Do-It-Yourself craft you could think of! From …

Crafting

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DIY Monogrammed Luggage Tag {tutorial}, April Silhouette Promotion & Silhouette Portrait™ Giveaway

DIY Monogrammed Luggage Tag {tutorial}, April Silhouette Promotion & Silhouette Portrait™ Giveaway<p>As usual this Silhouette post is packed full of …

DIY: Hand-Painted Paper Lanterns

Plain paper lanterns take on a whole new look--all you need is a brush and acrylic paint. So simple!<p>137<p>923

DIY Marble Coasters With Gold Trim

Beaded Diamond Bracelet

This sweet and simple beaded bracelet use just a few seed beads and some thread and is finished with a sliding knot.<p>643<p>10.5k

DIY: Glass Bottle Cutter

Bottle cutting is a great way to recycle bottles. You can make custom presents like vases, drinking glasses, candle holders and many other …

Sandpaper

In the Clear: 5 DIY Projects Made with Acrylic Sheets

Acrylic has been a popular material in the last few years (after enjoying recurring popularity in previous decades), and it seems like it's here to …