Victor D'Agostino

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Arts, culture, creativity and tech: key trends for 2016

A panel of artists, designers, composers and coders share the digital and technological developments that will affect arts and culture this year<p>Artful Spark is a quarterly event series all about the gap between creative ideas and technical execution. In the words of its founders – Sam Howey Nunn, …

Personal Data

Subway Art: a window to New York's graffiti scene in the 70s and 80s – in pictures

Subway Art, originally published in 1984, introduced New York City’s graffiti to the world. A new edition produced by Thames & Hudson and available on 11 January features over 70 photographs by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfont not in the original edition, showing classic NYC street art

Art

The big questions of ancient Egypt

From pyramids to mummies and Cleopatra to Tutankhamun, Egyptologist Joann Fletcher reveals some of the discoveries and controversies surrounding the …

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

Online Education

A Changing Relationship Between Sculptors and Foundries

The relationship between sculptor and foundry would seem a relatively uncomplicated affair. "The tradition has been, artists wheel something in and say, 'we want that in bronze,'" said Paige Tooker, president of Manhattan's New Foundry, said. That is to say, the artist brings in a model - a …

The Art Newspaper

Newsletter signup<p>Our daily newsletter contains a round-up of the stories published on our website, previews of exhibitions that are opening and more. …

So These Three Artists Walk Into a Jeff Koons Show... The Artist as CEO... and Why Skill in Art is No Joke

<i>He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with this hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.</i><p>- Louis Nizer<p>Artists Steven Assael (left) and Mikel Glass (right) discuss some of Jeff Koons's <i>Gazing Ball</i> paintings on view at …

Pet-food entrepreneurs enter a dog-eat-dog world

When Lucas Walker lost his day job in March, he and partner Riley Wallbank made a gamble on their small business: If Treats Happen, their all-natural dog-treat company, made money at the Canadian Pet Expo, they would see how far they could take it.<p>Less than a year later, Treats Happen is booming, …

From princes to paupers: how Goya’s portraits tell the story of Spain

There are, according to current scholarship, 160 existing portraits by Francisco de Goya – about a third of his painted output. The real number, though, is much greater since there are no pure landscapes in Goya’s work, in that everything he ever painted deals with people. In the work of no other …

Art

Crazy Fast Drawing Skills That are Totally Opposite from ID Sketching

Master artist Kim Jung Gi appears to go beyond having a photographic memory<p>Generally speaking, industrial design sketching is fast and loose. You …

Nude Performance Art, Dance and Video: EROART

THE EROART GROUP IS FOR VIDEOS CONTAINING NUDITY AND EROTICISM.<p>I wrote the below manifesto before the internet, before people like Annie Sprinkle …

7 Essential Steps for Starting Your Own Art Movement

There's never been a more perfect time to kick Damien Hirst from his high chair.<p>If there's anything postmodern art does, it “obliterates the line—or the brow—separating the high from the low,” American sociologist Todd Gitlin once wrote. With pretention around the arts crumbling, bit by bit, over …

Art

31 Long-Forgotten Native American Medical Cures - The Open Mind

by Steve Nubie<p>When it comes to herbal remedies, many of us are familiar with the benefits of Echinacea or purple cone flower as an antibiotic, willow …

Alternative Medicine

Vintage Erotica Depicts Parisian Sex Workers In The Early 1900s (NSFW)

Meet Fanfan, Gypsi, Jojo, Mado, Mimi, Nenette and Nono. And, of course, Mr. X.<p><i>Warning: This article contains some serious nudity and is probably not appropriate for work.</i><p>His pseudonym was Monsieur X. His subject, the sex workers of Paris.<p>"The mysterious Mr. X is an amateur and yet so professional …

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Artist Statement

I started drawing and painting at a very young age. After graduating from college with a BA in Fine Art, I continued my art studies in NYC at the Art …

15 Gorgeous Examples of the Lost Art of Blackboard Sketching

Sometimes, the act of teaching is a work of art. In the days before clip art and Google image search, artistically-challenged teachers had few …

10 Questions Every Art Teacher Should Ask

• Posted by croland<p>One of my goals this coming school year is to infuse more contemporary artists and artworks into my classes for both graduate and …

Teaching

23 Clever DIY Industrial Furniture Projects Revolutionizing Mundane Design Lines

The industrial design line can benefit from multiple resources when it comes to sculptural pieces, it can surge power allure color and texture from …

Industrial Design

20 Secret Doors and Clever Hiding Places

The fascination with secret doors and hidden compartments has been around since ancient times; thousands of years ago, the Egyptians hid chambers deep in their pyramids. While hidden doors may not be found in everyone’s home nowadays, the desire to have clandestine passageways and secret stashes …

100+ Ways to Use Old Doors

Shares 432<p>Decorating with Old Doors<p>Beautify your home with picture frames and decor made from old doors!<p>Use the windows from an old garage door to …

Ooh La La: Vintage Photos of Flight Attendants in their Uniforms

These days, they're called flight attendants, they wear buttoned up, full coverage outfits like suits and they're the mouthpiece of The People With …

Relaxation - Instant results from simple techniques

The relaxation response is the physiologic opposite to the ‘fight or flight’ stress response. Scientists have discovered that the long-term practice …

How a rising of the ocean waters may flood most of our port cities within the foreseeable future — and why it will be followed by the growth of a vast glacier which may eventually cover much of Europe and North America. THIS is the story of two scientists, who started five years ago — with a single radiocarbon clue from the ocean bottom and a wild hunch — to track down one of the earth’s great unsolved mysteries: What caused the ancient ice ages? Their search led over many continents and seas, to drowned rivers and abandoned mountain caves, into far-removed branches …

<i>How a rising of the ocean waters may flood most of our port cities within the foreseeable future — and why it will be followed by the growth of a</i> …

200+ Motivational Quotes to Turbo Charge Your Thinking

The Power of Words<p>Words have remarkable power. Choosing to fill your life with positive, inspirational words is like fueling the engine of your mind. …

21 Exquisite Art Deco Style Illustrations from Modern Masters

Art Deco, from the 1920's - 1940's is one of the most influential visual art styles to have emerged in the last 100 years. Continue</b> …

Art Deco

Fantastic Gothic Urban Chair Design in Colorful Application

Furniture becomes one of the most important things from a living space. Aware or not, event we don’t have a certain building as a living space but, …

Furniture

7 Unbelievable Furniture Makeovers

Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.<p>Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.

Chapter 47: Artists and Creators of American Movie Posters

Table of Contents:<p>Introduction<p>Bob Peak ,,<p>Howard Terpning,<p>Bill Gold,<p>Tom Jung,<p>Ted CoConis,<p>Steven Chorney,<p>Drew Struzan,<p>Steve Frankfurt,<p>Rudy …