Mali Shearin

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A Curator Gives Us the Lowdown on Art in the South

The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC showcases Southern art from Colonial times to the present.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>Charleston, South Carolina represents one of America's earliest cultural meccas. In Colonial times, Charleston was a bustling seaport, powered by the …

Comment on The $379 reMarkable Tablet Just Might Be the Best Digital Sketching Tool to Date by Pierce C.

An e-ink Kindle I can sketch on… why did it take so long to marry those concepts together?!

The art of messy sketching

Even an old music sheet can be used as a canvas.<p>Sometimes the most powerful artworks are unfinished sketches.<p>As you sketch, your rough ideas, …

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Images: Miscellaneous Comic Book Style Illustrations That Features Scanners, Bewitched, and Other Original Work

This is a collection of illustrations from artist William Dalebout.<p>It is a mix of different pieces of work from 2016 that includes some original and …

This Personality Quiz Will Figure Out Your Shape

A Timothy Leary-inspired online quiz generates an entire exhibition for artists Kayla Mattes and Justin Seibert.<p><i>This article was originally published on February 10, 2017, but we think it still rocks!</i><p>Timothy Leary certainly had a vivid imagination, but even he might not have imagined that his ideas …

Meet the Artist Slicing Up Nude Pictures of Herself to Make Abstract Paintings

LA-based artist Austyn Weiner dissects and collages photographs of herself naked, then reconstructs the images as paintings.<p>What happens when an artist photographs herself naked, methodically cuts up the images, and then reconstitutes the pieces in a painting? If that artist is Austyn Weiner, the …

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Paintings by Conor Harrington

Eyes on Irish-born graffiti artist and painter Conor Harrington.Conor Harrington was born in 1980 in Cork, Ireland. From 1998 – 2004, he studied at …

Covent Garden to be illuminated with thousands of glowing balloons

A French artist will soon fill the historic Covent Garden market with white balloons pulsating with light for the garden's annual cultural programme.<p>The sculpture, titled ‘Heartbeat’, by Charles Pétillon, will feature 100,000 white latex balloons stretching across the ceiling.<p>The balloon structure, …

Banksy Is About to Open a Nightmarish Version of Disneyland

It will also feature awesome musicians like Run the Jewels, Kate Tempest, and Massive Attack.<p>Notorious street artist Banksy has apparently decided to scale up his operation from wall tags and modest installations. <i>NME</i> reports that the mysterious Englishman (whose identity is still a complete …

See Inside Banksy's Dystopian 'Dismaland'

A general view of Dismaland Bemusement Park, a collection of satirical art and sculpture by the graffiti artist Banksy,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Claire …

​black art matters: jean michel basquiat

Uncovering the cultural legacy of the iconic 80s painter as a new retrospective of his work opens at Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum.<p>Walking into the Bilbao Guggenheim's galleries to see their Basquiat retrospective, you can hear Martin Luther King's <i>I Have A Dream</i> speech booming out of the speakers. By …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

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Revolution of the Eye: museum show takes on art and early TV

NEW YORK (AP) — From Salvador Dali's turn on "What's My Line?" to a dreamy, cherry-topped ice cream sundae thought up by Andy Warhol for a restaurant …

MoMA’s digital art vault

Ben Fino-Radin of MoMA’s Department of Conservation wrote a brief post about how the museum manages their digital artworks, including a bit about how …

Fostering Creativity and Innovation by Philips on Exposure

A beautiful website for your photo stories.<p>Create your free site<p>Learn more<p>Home Pricing Featured stories The product Roadmap Search<p>The company<p>About …

The Fluidity of Creativity

{“Exposure” by Alexa Meade, 2009}<p>What’s so powerful about creativity is the process. The evolution. The exploration and experimentation. The playing, …

Stellar Caves: Immersive Tunnels of UV-Illuminated Thread Drawings by Julien Salaud | Colossal

<p>Over the last year, French artist Julien Salaud has installed several new works as part of his “<i>Stellar Cave</i>” series involving elaborate thread …

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JR creates a 150-ft high image for The New York Times Magazine cover

It’s always a joy when two creative forces we like collide and produce something that harnesses their collective talents. We’re huge fans of the team …

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Bicicleta Sem Freio "This is Not a Poster" Exhibition @ Fifty24 Gallery

Fresh off their first European solo exhibition at RexRomae in London, Brazilian duo Bicicleta Sem<p>Fresh off their first European solo exhibition at RexRomae in London, Brazilian duo Bicicleta Sem Freio are having their first US show at Fifty24 Gallery in San Francisco, presented by Justkids and …

The Art of Drinking Tea

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows what a huge -- in fact, obsessed -- fan I am of a good cup of tea. I started drinking tea (religiously, that is) when I was 9 years old (about eleven years ago) after my parents and I visited London for my very first time, and I was hooked. English Breakfast, …

Cute and weird creatures by Hong Kong graffiti artist, Bao Ho

Hong Kong's street art scene has been slowly but surely blooming. Like the greenery in this city, bits of it have been gradually peeking out from …

Galleries step outside, turning prestigious paintings into street art all over the world

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Why Are Brooklyn Street Artists So Obsessed With The Past?

At a new art show, ‘Brooklyn Is The Future,’ many of the works fetishize gritty “old Brooklyn” that has been lost to gentrification.<p>"Do they have a …

Apps For Drawing And Sketching

The smartphones and tablets have been changing the way a few things are done.<p>The basic tools of painting and sketching had remained the same for a …

Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks

<b>‘Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks’ at the Brooklyn Museum</b><p>Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks<p>for The Brooklyn Paper<p>Share on …

Book Review: The Exceptionally Simple Theory of Sketching: Easy to Follow Tips and Tricks to Make your Sketches Look Beautiful

I've reviewed many books on sketching and this one is a bit different. The focus is on how you can make your sketches look more professional.<p>The main …

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Sketching with Color

When your pencil sketch is roughed in, sketch some colored, textured marks to add depth and dimension to the drawing. Figure 6 shows a detail of my …