Pam Renovato

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The 20 Best Rock Albums From 1967, Ranked

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>1967 is the peak moment of the era we lovingly refer to as the sixties, at least so far as it concerns rock and roll. The …

Avant-garde

Our mindfulness challenge gives you one simple, achievable task a day

What was I just doing? Writing this article? It’s hard to keep track, between the task at hand, office chat messages on Slack, a vague memory that I have children who require food, and a barrage of holiday-related text messages about everything from booking travel to whether Josh would like a …

Communication Skills

Influencer Marketing: New Research for Video Creators

Are you a video creator looking to get into influencer marketing? Wondering whether creating sponsored video content is a viable moneymaking option? …

Public Relations

Mandatory plain packaging poses $187bn threat to snacks, drinks and confectionery markets

Some of the world’s biggest brands including Coca-Cola and Kraft could be facing a multi-billion dollar hit if plain packaging regulations are …

Color Palettes of Famous Paintings

Color is one of the most important elements of a painting. It is what we tend to notice first and can help convey depth, form, and emotion in a …

What the living can learn from the dying

“When we come close to the end of our life, what’s really important makes itself known.”<p>We know that we will die, yet we spend much of our lives trying very hard not to think about it. But is it wise to ignore death? Could we live better if we spent more time thinking about our own mortality?<p>Frank …

Prussian blue: From the Great Wave to Starry Night, how a pigment changed the world

Hokusai's Great Wave off Kanagawa remains the enduring image of Japanese art.<p>The print depicts a giant wave with unmistakable frothing tentacles …

Art

Man indicted in scheme to sell paintings from art heist

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston federal jury has indicted a West Virginia man on charges he tried to sell paintings he did not have access to and falsely …

Painting

The Indiana Jones of the art world may solve history’s biggest art heist

Back in 1990, two thieves disguised as police officers walked into Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and walked out with 13 pieces of art worth $500 million. In May, decades after the statute of limitations expired on the crime, the museum doubled the reward — to $10 million — for the return …

Microsoft’s City Art Search app now documents more than 8,000 great works

Microsoft has released a new update to its City Art Search app, making it an even more comprehensive directory of the world’s greatest works of art. …

3 Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders

How to lead without being a boss and how to be productive without getting everything done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity isn't about getting <i>more</i> done, but about getting <i>what matters most</i> done. With this in mind, here are three habits productive leaders do …

17 Profound Quotes From an Ancient Zen Master That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Among the most important texts of Zen literature, the Lin-Chi lu details the insights and exploits of the great ninth century Chinese Zen master …

Spirituality

The Innovation of Gerhard Richter

Celebrated contemporary painter, Gerhard Richter, has been called by some “the world’s greatest living painter.” This prestigious title is awarded …

Art

25 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Spirituality

Marvel teases its first plot points for the Black Panther movie

Marvel Studios has revealed the first plot details for its upcoming <i>Black Panther</i> film, based on the comic publisher's first black superhero.<p>Marvel's …

Discover 20 Websites To Download Free Stock Video Resources

The video is growing year after year and every marketer swears you should create more video content.<p>The video content is great, but the thing is that it takes time, effort and skills to create something you are proud of and your audience finds valuable. Luckily, there’s a solution. Use free stock …

Videography

10 Things That Will Surprise You About Renaissance Master Sandro Botticelli

Art World<p>Botticelli is said to have burned some of his pagan work at the infamous Bonfire of the Vanities.<p>,<p>An exhibition of the work of Sandro …

Art

Infographic Marketing in 2017: A Marketer's Guide to Visual Content Creation | Inc.com

<i>By Zac Johnson, CEO of Blogging.org.</i><p>As we move into a new year, it's important to look at the current trends in online marketing and branding to see what's working and what's not. While many brands and businesses continue to focus their efforts on mobile marketing and building applications, the …

Infographics

Enjoy the Silence in Kelsey Beckett's Intimate Illustrated Portraits

Illustrator Kelsey Beckett’s new ‘Murmuration’ exhibition explores how the natural world can express feelings of solitude and intimacy.<p>The serene and wistful portraits in Detroit-based artist Kelsey Beckett’s <i>Murmuration</i> exhibition explore the emotional intricacies that characterize moments of …

Marvel's Black Panther Starts Production, First Images Revealed

<i>Black Panther</i> has started production. The Marvel movie is set for a 2018 release, and shooting has kicked off in Atlanta, where several recent Marvel films have also been shot. The first on-set images have emerged via Just Jared--check them out below:<p><i>Black Panther</i> is directed by Ryan Coogler</i> …

Black Panther

8 SEO Trends You Need to Pay Attention to in 2017

Knowing which techniques are most effective for driving traffic to your site is a learning curve that never flattens.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new year means new SEO speculation and trends. While there are some components of search engine optimization that have …

50 Netflix superhero movies and TV shows to binge watch in 2017

Netflix has been cranking out original superhero series faster than the Punisher can select his next target. But when it comes to superhero movies …

19 Facebook Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros

Are you wondering what 2017 might look like for Facebook marketing? If the Facebook changes in 2016 are an indicator, 2017 will be an interesting …

Marketing

5 Writing Principles That Will Make Your Content Go Viral

Cast the first stone in me, those of you unwilling to create viral content that gets well shared!<p>And cast the second stone in me, those of you …

William Shakespeare

We must rescue Van Gogh from becoming a pop culture cliche

Loving Vincent is a corny new biopic made from 62,450 hack oil paintings in Van Gogh’s style – and is an insult to the human struggle in his original works<p>Vincent van Gogh is peculiarly cursed to be travestied, misunderstood and reduced to a kitsch parody of himself. Look at the art section in your …

Digital Art

Etel Adnan on Exhibiting With Gerhard Richter and the Politics of Landscape Painting

Exhibitions<p>A new exhibition at The Flag Art Foundation brings the two giants together.<p>,<p>Although she can no longer travel due to her age, the …

Iconic Paintings Reimagined with LEGO Figures

Italian artist Stefano Bolcato has the habit to work with LEGO figures. In his latest creations he chose to reimagined iconic painting by replacing …

Art

What Exactly is Fine Art Photography?

People frequently ask me what exactly is fine art photography? Before I answer, I usually take a big breath and brace myself to answer the question …