Cynthia Arvide

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Street Photography & The Art of Composition – 30 Majestic Photographs (Part 8)

<b>Street Photography</b> may have been attacked on appreciated from all directions and one would easily come to a conclusion that the length and breadth of …

26 New York Street Artists To Know

Urban art has officially stepped into the daylight and become a worldwide phenomenon, with New York street artists leading the charge.

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

20 Female Instagram Artists You Should Follow Immediately

Instagram is usually categorized as a social media network. This isn't really incorrect — we do go there to post photos of nights out, see what …

Social Media

Check Out This Inauguration Day Street Art Installation Planned By The Artist Of The Obama ‘Hope’ Poster

If you don’t know Shepard Fairey’s name, you probably should. He is the man who created the now iconic Barack Obama “Hope” poster that quickly became the face of the 2008 presidential election. The stylized red, white and blue poster was seen by many as an image of… well… <i>hope</i> after eight years …

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.<p>Standing 10 feet tall and 13 feet wide, a great wave crashes into an ornate cherry blossom tree rendered in exquisite pen-and-ink lines in Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda's latest epic drawing, <i>Rebirth</i>. …

St. Art’s Kamilla Sun Tracks Down Graffiti Gurus Everywhere

This model-turned-consultant has a thing for street art<p>Based on the amount of graffiti-covered walls we stop to pose in front of every day, it’s safe to say we love our local artists for their immense creativity and ability to make our neighborhoods livelier. However, tracking these artists down …

Inside New York’s $4.5 billion art museum: the Second Avenue Subway

New York has been waiting almost a century for the city’s Second Avenue subway line. And on Jan. 1, the dream officially became a reality.<p>With the $4.5 billion first phase of the project complete, the city’s Q line will now stop at three new stations along the East Side of Manhattan, running up to …

Most Popular Artists in the Year 2016

Concerning the controversies that surrounded the life and death of David Hamilton, it is no wonder he is the first artist on our list. The …

Streetwear

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Moneyball

An Afghan Street Artist Boldly Brings Women's Stories To Life

Shamsia Hassani hopes her work inspires younger Afghan citizens, both men and women, to create.<p>At 22 years old, Shamsia Hassani became interested in graffiti ― spray painting the surreal visions fostered in her imagination onto empty city walls. Her family was supportive yet worried, and …

22 Stunning Examples Of Animal Body Art

Many people feel an especially close connection with our animal brethren, which is probably a big part of why we find animal body art like this so …

17 Of The Most Beautiful Steps Around The World

Street art is gradually coming to be accepted as a legitimate and wonderful art form by more and more people, but that doesn’t mean that street …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

“City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection”: See Some of the Greatest Graffiti Relics from 1980s New York

Artist Martin Wong moved to New York City from San Francisco in the late 1970s, and took a job at Pearl Paint in Chinatown. There, he befriended many of the city’s young graffiti artists and began collecting their works, amassing one of the largest collections of New York City street art. He …

How Are Those Cities of the Future Coming Along?

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Two Reasons That Explain Why We're All Obsessed with Game of Thrones

<i>Game of Thrones</i> comes back to television in just a few weeks, and already we're feeling the imperative: All Men (And Women) Must Freak Out. But why …

Thought-Provoking Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski creates thought-provoking illustrations that comment on social, economic, and political issues through satire. The illustrator's portfolio ranges from criticizing military practices and the incentives behind war, to themes of mortality and reinterpreting the uses of …

Money Is Material: Dollar Bill Art by Collage Artist Mark Wagner – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

New mural by Natalia Rak in Białystok, Poland for the Folk on Street art festival. 

New mural by Natalia Rak in Białystok, Poland for the Folk on Street art festival.

Navigate NYC With Public Art Through This Urban Intervention

From Bernard Rosenthal’s “Alamo (The Cube)” in Astor Place to Arturo Di Modica’s bull on Wall Street, public art in New York City is a navigational …

On the Red Couch with Graffiti Blogger Jowy Romano

Inside Flipboard / April 10, 2013<p><i>Besides its primary role of transportation, the New York City subway system is a moving gallery. However, its form</i> …

Falklands war TV drama tells forgotten story of Argentina's soldiers

Late at night on 19 June 1982, the SS Canberra docked in Puerto Madryn, a small town on the Patagonian coast, carrying the first Argentinian troops …

Laughing and Crying About Gun Control

Watching television Saturday, one could catch two glimpses of the gun-control debate, and decide whether to cry or laugh, and for whose sake. President Obama turned over his weekly address to Francine Wheeler, whose six-year-old son Ben was shot dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And “Saturday …

"Close Your Eyes and Count to 7000" ($6,000) is a 2012 painting by Los Angeles-based artist Carlson Hatton http://saatol.us/14nsFnL. Check out Carlson's studio and learn about his inspirations in our From The Studio Of profile of him: http://saatol.us/Z47T7G