Nicole Marie Orengo Torres

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Kandinsky to Cubism G7

The grade 7 classes have had so much fun already, (as I mentioned earlier in a previous post) and it is ONLY the second week back!<p>They have been …

Why is contemporary art edging out historical works at museums?

Museums that organise contemporary art exhibitions attract more people per exhibition, studies find.<p>For Americans who love art by the likes of Hans …

Museums

The First Avant Garde Animation: Watch Walter Ruttmann’s Lichtspiel Opus 1 (1921)

Most visual art forms, like painting, sculpture, or still photography, take a while to get from representation to abstraction, but cinema had a head …

Art

NYC’s Market Surplus Brings the City’s Colorful Murals Indoors

Market Surplus will be taking over LES this weekend, as New York City-based artist Hanksy and Essex Crossing have joined forces with a group of …

Stop trying to reveal Banksy's secret identity

The internet is a narc. Chalk it up to users and media outlets' insatiable thirst for knowledge, for new content to meme, for fun subversive facts to …

Streetwear

Painting Clouds Wet-on-Wet Using Acrylic or Oil Paints

01<p>of 04<p>What Does Painting Wet-on-Wet Involve?<p>The art term wet-on-wet means exactly what it appears to -- painting onto paint that is still wet. The …

10 Step-by-Step Painting Tutorials

Develop Your Painting Skills With These Simple Lessons<p>Learning how to paint can be exciting and fun. When you're just getting started, you can …

Painting

Dazzling 3D Monoliths Invade Japanese Cities and Landscapes

Shigeki Matsuyama combines real images with CG artworks, using WWI dazzle painting techniques.<p>Using early 20th century dazzle painting techniques originally employed to disguise World War I battleships, Japanese artist Shigeki Matsuyama regularly creates art that borders on optical illusion. The …

Art

9 Abstract Artists Who Changed the Way We Look at Painting

Today, abstract painting is viewed as a key style contained within the Modern Art movement. Pioneered by many forward-thinking 20th-century painters and celebrated for its avant-garde aesthetic, the abstract genre represents a pivotal moment in modernism.<p>As a catalyst for contemporary art, abstract …

Art

Pietro Perugino | Madonna and Child (ca. 1500)

A contemporary of Leonardo and an associate of Raphael (whom he would influence), Pietro Perugino painted religious subjects and portraits, …

Faith XLVII Builds an Installation Out of Items Left in an Abandoned Building

Faith XLVII recently released the latest part of her ongoing series <i>Aqua Regalia</i>. Set amidst the squall of Hong Kong, this iteration includes one of …

Rodin's rediscovered 'Andromede' sculpture sells for over $4 million

Auguste Rodin's long-lost sculpture of the mythical Ethiopian princess "Andromede" smashed predictions when it went under the hammer at a Paris …

Art

Meet Frédéric Bazille, The Impressionist Painter Who Could Have Been

France's ambassador to the United States, Gérard Araud, is a fan of 19th-century French painter Frédéric Bazille. But I had a confession to make when I spoke with him about the National Gallery's "Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism" exhibition. I said that I usually walk right past …

Art

The All-Female Show Channelling Peggy Guggenheim’s Legacy

This week London’s Breese Little Gallery opens 31 Women, a celebratory exhibition modelled on Peggy Guggenheim’s prototype<p>In 1942 the collector <b>Peggy</b> …

Art Galleries

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30 Artists Celebrate 30 Years of GIFs at an IRL Art Show

'TIME_FRAME,' GIPHY's second gallery show, is coming to NYC this June.<p>This summer, the .gif file format turns 30. The ubiquitous GIF sharing platform, GIPHY, will mark the occasion by having 30 artists spiriting GIFs away from the digital world and into the physical for a gallery show in New York …

This Artist Uses The Base Of Paper Cups As His Canvas Proving Creativity Has No Boundaries

<b>What is creativity? Does it have a clear definition?</b><p>Creativity has taken up the world and is leaving no stone unturned in surprising us, one way or …

Creativity

5 Simple & Lightweight Content Management Systems for Web Designers

The beauty of a Content Management System (CMS) is the ability to control content, functionality and even layout through an easy-to-use UI. Everyone …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Introducing Framer Design, Bridging The Gap Between Code and Design

Design tools have always been critical in helping us manifest and build world-changing products and services. However, as the products and services …

Prototyping

Google's Newest Feature Is Great For Art Lovers

It’s already possible to explore museums like the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Art Museum with Street View in Google Maps. But …

Art

The Gestapo Points to Guernica and Asks Picasso, “Did You Do This?;” Picasso Replies “No, You Did!”

History remembers Pablo Picasso first as an innovative painter, and second as an uninhibited personality. The latter especially generated many an …

Art

28 French Street Artists To Know

France has been an art capital since… well, since about as long as we’ve been making art. The Lascaux Caves, near the village of Montignac in …

Art

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

[NSFW] Mythical Paintings of Our Most Intimate Moments

Elly Smallwood’s oil paintings explore the body, sexuality, and more.<p>Even healthy relationships can be messy—the ones we form with others and those we have with ourselves. The work of Toronto-based Elly Smallwood draws the viewer into a world where the human body and uninhibited sexuality are only …

75+ Major Artists Are Donating Sub-$200 Works to Benefit the ACLU and IRAP

Robert Longo, Claes Oldenburg, Victoria Burge, Joanne Greenbaum, and Chuck Webster are amongst those participating in 'No Borders.'<p>In response to the Trump administration's restrictions on travel, over 75 artists from across the United States have donated more than 100 prints, drawings, paintings, …

see iconic edward hopper masterpieces come to life

apr 20, 2018<p>the monumental site-specific installation devised by german artist carsten höller and plant neurobiologist stefano mancuso has opened its …

At the Whitney Biennial, the Art World Turns on Itself

A photograph of 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated face snapped during his open-casket funeral in Chicago made international news in the fall of …

A White Artist's Painting Of Emmett Till Has Sparked Protest (And A Hoax Apology Letter)

"Do you think white artists should be able to profit off of dead black bodies?"<p>Black condemned the painting, saying "it is not acceptable for a white person to transmute black suffering into profit and fun, though the practice has been normalized for a long time."<p>"The subject matter is not …

Selfies exhibition opens at London's Saatchi Gallery

Are selfies art? A new exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London is seeking to find out.<p>One of the artists involved, Laura Pannack discusses whether or not they are an art form.<p>Video Journalist Sophie van Brugen.