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Watch a trailer for Yayoi Kusama’s upcoming documentary, Infinity

Yayoi Kusama’s artworks are instantly recognisable; from her polka-dotted canvases to her so-Instagrammable <i>Infinity Mirror</i> rooms, the 89-year-old’s creations are iconic examples of contemporary art. But things haven’t always been so easy for the Japanese artist, as revealed in the new trailer for …

Art

A Manifesto For Creative People

1. Try. Don’t be afraid to go after your dreams.<p>2. Try again.<p>3. Stick with it. Don’t quit.<p>5. Be original. Be unique.<p>6. Learn from the masters.<p>7. Get …

In the studio with Alice Bowsher, illustrator for Everyday Adventures

Alice painting with ink in her studio © Alice Bowsher<p>Our latest title, <i>Everyday Adventures</i>, contains a series of fun challenges and activities to try in your hometown such as a zero budget day out and following your senses. We chatted with the illustrator Alice Bowsher on how she created the fun, …

Drawing

Landscapes and Light: New Sally Mann Exhibit Explores the Civil War and the American South

Sally Mann, (American, born 1951) Deep South, Untitled (Stick), 1998<p><b>By Melissa A. Winn</b><br>3/4/2018 • America's Civil War Magazine<p><i>Sally Mann: A Thousand</i> …

War

So You Want to Sell Your Art? Here Are 6 Online Platforms Looking to Help Emerging Artists Make a Buck

Art World<p>We've gone through the fine print, so you don't have to.<p>,<p>For an artist just starting out, the art market can be a fairly terrifying place. …

Streetwear

Six Towering Wooden Sculptures of Moody Trolls Hide Inside 1,700 Acres of a Chicago Arboretum

We’ve previously posted about the very talented Thomas Dambo who in 2015 created gorgeous giant hulking sculptures in several countries and filled a …

Sculpture

Charles Bukowski on the Ideal Conditions and Myths of Creativity, Illustrated

“Air and light and time and space have nothing to do with it and don’t create anything except maybe a longer life to find new excuses for.”<p><b>Charles</b> …

Creativity

2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes Are a Breakfast Miracle

You're probably in disbelief at this recipe title, but yes, you can make tasty pancakes with just two ingredients: baked sweet potato and eggs. (And, …

Recipes

Beautiful Oil Paintings of Cities at Night Twinkling With “Out-of-Focus” Beads of Light

At first glance, you might think the portfolio of Cape Town-based artist Philip Barlow is filled with stylized night photography. However, a closer look reveals that his work is actually rendered in oil paint. The artist’s incredible series, simply titled <i>Night</i>, comprises a collection of …

Art

Lamar Peterson: A Self Portrait

What refreshing innocence when an artist reveals that one of their first influences in art was Bob Ross. Nothing pretentious, this isn’t like …

Art

The first female war photographer took enormous risks—and died in battle at 26

Gerda Taro’s images were searing, disquieting, and groundbreaking, and they helped spawn an entire field—war photography.<p>Today (Aug. 1), to mark the 108th anniversary of her birth, she has been honored with a Google Doodle.<p>On July 25, 1937, at just 26, she became the first female photojournalist to …

War

14 Condiment Recipes That Prove Homemade Is Always Better Than Store-Bought

Except ketchup. Fuck homemade ketchup.<p>Do you have a refrigerator door that is groaning under the weight of 8,000 condiment bottles? Do you buy new hot sauce like you buy souvenirs while traveling, accumulating them in your pantry like collectible shot glasses? Do you occasionally reach into the …

Food Preservation

This Meal-Prep-Worthy Quinoa Taco Salad Tastes Even Better the Next Day

Looking for a recipe you can stretch out for several days of lunches? We’ve given your favorite Tex-Mex salad a wholesome upgrade with nutrient and …

Healthy Eating

Want Passive Income Today? Ask Yourself These 3 Critical Questions First

In my new book The Passive Writer, fellow independent Jeanette Hurt and I share three big questions to get your business passive income flowing today<p>The biggest challenge of solopreneurship, consulting and freelancing is that the money often stops when you stop. If you aren't working, then, …

TED Talks

Interview: Meet the Photographer With a Dream Job as the “New Ansel Adams”

In 2015, photographers across the US were clamoring to fill a position once held by the iconic Ansel Adams. Listed online as Photographer, GS-1060-11/12, the job would require, most notably, shooting documentary images for the Library of Congress. Although many applied, Jarob J. Ortiz ultimately …

Photography

10 Essential Watercolor Techniques All Painters Need to Know

Watercolor painting has long been a favorite medium of expression for enthusiasts and professional artists alike. Although you only need a brush and pigments to get started, watercolor is a material with many creative possibilities. By incorporating household supplies into your painting, you can …

Watercolor Painting

Interview: Photographer Spends 10 Years Capturing the Visual Symphony of Waves

Australian photographer Ray Collins has turned his love of the sea into a career with his stunning wave photography. For years we've watched as the colorblind photographer advanced his career, first with his series <i>Seascapes</i> and most recently with his collaborative cinemagraphs.<p>Collins, who bought …

Coastlines

New Works and No Lines: How the Cleveland Museum of Art Is Changing the Way Visitors See Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Infinity Mirrors’

Exhibitions<p>New tickets will go on sale each week, meaning you don't have to plan months in advance to get the perfect Infinity Room selfie.<p>,<p>The Yayoi …

Art

This beautiful art installation looks like Photoshop. It’s not

The work of the German art duo Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic–also known as Quintessenz–is as fascinating as it is disorienting.<p>The duo want their art to make you question reality. “We always want to create works that are kind of disorienting,” Topic explains over email. “We want to play with …

Art

Make a creamy vegan sour cream alternative in seconds, no blender needed

Tangy Greek yogurt is a common healthy (and protein-rich!) replacement for sour cream. But what’s a gal to do if she doesn’t eat dairy? According to …

Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf will curate an exhibition in Vienna

Acclaimed film-maker Wes Anderson is to curate an exhibition at Vienna’s Kunsthistoriches Museum, along with his partner, the illustrator and costume designer, Juman Malouf. The project is called “The Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures,” and it will run at the Austrian museum from …

65-Foot-Tall Hand-Crocheted Tree “Grows” Inside Zurich’s Central Train Station

Brazilian conceptual artist Ernesto Neto is renowned for filling public spaces with large-scale, immersive installations that blur the boundaries between the artwork and viewer. For his latest work—created in collaboration with the Fondation Beyeler—Neto created <i>GaiaMotherTree</i>, a giant, 65-foot …

Art

Coconut Cacao No Churn Ice Cream with only 3 ingredients (vegan)

Summer is in full swing and my feet are barely touching the ground (in the most wonderful of ways). I am feeling such a depth of gratitude for ever …

26 Drool-Worthy Recipes That Star Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi

Unless you've been living under a rock with Spongebob's pal Patrick Star for the past few months, you're likely aware that Trader Joe's now sells cauliflower gnocchi. As soon as the budget-friendly grocery store began offering the nuggets of gluten-free goodness, they've flown out of the freezer …

This Is the Most Popular Whole30 Recipe on Pinterest

The whole idea behind the Whole30 program is that a person can reset their eating habits by eliminating potential "trigger foods" for 30 days, then …

The Power of Flow

The flow state, a concept first recognized and analyzed by positive psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi in his book, <i>Flow: The Psychology of Optimal</i> …

1,000-Odd Van Gogh Artworks Have Been Digitized, With Many Now Free To Download

Screenshot via Van Gogh Museum<p><b>The Van Gogh Museum</b> in Amsterdam, Netherlands, has digitized almost 1,000 artworks by the famous painter for free …

Interactive Map Lets You Pinpoint Your Address on Earth Millions of Years Ago

Ever wonder where your house was located 300 million years ago? Thanks to software engineer Ian Webster, now you can. His interactive map tracks how the globe has changed over the course of the last 750 million years as tectonic plates caused landmasses to shift. And in a clever twist, the website …

Geology

Survey shows Austin's creative class in midst of affordability crisis

On June 10, the City of Austin released the results of its 2017 Creative Space Survey, and the findings paint an uncertain future for area artists. …

27 Whole30 Fish Recipes for When You Can't Eat One More Piece of Chicken

If you are on, or ever have done, the Whole30, you might be familiar with this feeling: You’re midway through the program, staring down your 15th …

Healthy Eating