Wait, we Have a Few ‘The Anarchist’s Workbench’ Books
Mercoledì, Settembre 30, 2020

Due to a mix-up with a wholesale order, we have a handful of copies of the first printing of “The Anarchist’s Workbench” to sell in our store. So if you missed out on the first edition, this is your chance to rectify it.  The book is $27 for the printed version or $0 for the... .. read more..

Wait, we Have a Few ‘The Anarchist’s Workbench’ Books (SOLD OUT)
Mercoledì, Settembre 30, 2020

Sorry. We sold out the 102 copies in 90 minutes…. Due to a mix-up with a wholesale order, we have a handful of copies of the first printing of “The Anarchist’s Workbench” to sell in our store. So if you missed out on the first edition, this is your chance to rectify it.  The book... .. read more..

An Online Archive Tells an Alternate History of US Monuments and Architecture
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

At the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, a new “living archive” of stories, objects, and photographs expands our understanding of how we might reconfigure our relationship to the present. .. read more..

Eight Great Books for Getting Through a Creative Block
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. In some inevitable moments, every artist, writer, or creator of any form will find themselves staring at an empty canvas, page, or desktop, hitting a complete creati... .. read more..

An Intricate Lace Mural Envelops the Facade of a French Fashion Museum
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

On France’s northern shores lies the port city of Calais, a municipality that once was a destination for lace manufacturers. To escape economic and social difficulties, English textile artists and engineers immigrated in the late 19th Century, often establishing clandestine operations that ... .. read more..

“Open for Exploitation”: Artists Project Messages on Guggenheim Museum Ahead ...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

The artist-activist groups Artists for Workers and the Illuminator organized the projections in solidarity with the Guggenheim’s unionized workers and workers of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. .. read more..

Joiri Minaya Isn’t Here to Entertain Your Tropical Fantasies
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

I’m here to entertain you, but only during my shift flirts with beauty, ecology, and the desire to be seen, without capitulating to the pull of exoticization. .. read more..

New Era
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

A KALTBLUT exclusive. Photography by Adrián Nuclear. Model is Ezra Ma. Make up by Mohsen Mohsen. Fashion Brands … .. read more..

Influential Social Practice Art Fellowship Program Shuts Down Because of Covi...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Artists such as Simone Leigh, Dread Scott, and Suzanne Lacy have taken part in A Blade of Grass's famed program. .. read more..

The Boldly Feminine Gaze of Hiba Schahbaz
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Schahbaz’s large-scale paintings, on view in her latest exhibition Dreaming , assert the right to claim and occupy space as a woman. .. read more..

Slumming It
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Andrew Strombeck’s DIY on the Lower East Side is a cultural history of New York’s fiscal crisis. .. read more..

The Best Camera Lenses for iPhones Will Yield Artful Photographs and Films
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

In 2020, five years after a film shot exclusively on iPhones premiered at Sundance (Tangerine, 2015) and the year when Naomi Campbell shot her own self-portrait with an iPhone to grace the cover of Essence magazine, carrying around a clunky DSLR is almost passé. Photographers and videographers ar... .. read more..

The Best Ribbons for Delicate Finishes and Trims
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Tie a bow, weave a pattern, build a wreath. When it comes to ribbons, the creative possibilities are nearly endless. So too, it appears, are the varieties of ribbons, which come in all sorts of widths, finishes, colors, and patterns. Whether you need a temporary embellishment or a permanent trimm... .. read more..

The Best Poppy Liquid Extract and Oil for Your Drying Needs
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Of the many drying oils you can keep in your arsenal, poppy oil is an excellent, versatile choice. Extracted from poppy seed, this slick medium can improve the performance of oil paint by increasing its flow, enhancing its glossiness, and adjusting viscosity to an ideal consistency. This pale, se... .. read more..

The Best Pipe Cleaners for Crafting
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Pipe cleaners, as their name makes clear, were originally developed to clean tobacco pipes. Consisting of a wire core covered by short bristles, these long and flexible tools can reach narrow, unseen areas with ease. But their creative potential was quickly identified by artists, who have used pi... .. read more..

The Best Metallic Acrylic Paint for Glittery Effects
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

If you’re looking for a paint to impart an all-over metallic effect or one that can just add a light-catching detail here and there, metallic acrylics may be the way to go. But it’s hard enough to find an acrylic paint with a flawless consistency, let alone one with a beautifully balanced metalli... .. read more..

The Best Marbled Papers for Scrapbooking, Sculpting, and More
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Decorated with dense, intricate patterns, marbled papers are some of the most alluring papers to use in your art. These colorful sheets were traditionally prepared by hand: An artisan used a stylus to comb through or rake pigments floated on a solution, then transferred the pattern to paper. The ... .. read more..

New Study Reveals Potentially Groundbreaking Drawing Hidden Beneath ‘Mona Lisa’
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

A scientist has spent more than 14 years analyzing high-resolution images of the famous painting. .. read more..

The Best Paper Airplane Books for Learning an Age-Old Craft
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

If there’s one paper craft that every person has likely attempted at least once, it’s the craft of folding a paper plane. From gliders to darts, these lightweight soarers have been around for millennia, captivating not only children but also adults from Leonardo da Vinci to Jack Northrop, the cof... .. read more..

The Best Origami Kits for Beginners of All Ages
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Origami, which literally means “folded paper” in Japanese, is a timeless art form that is also incredibly accessible. People of all ages can pick up a sheet of paper and manipulate it into essentially any subject, although there is a canon of traditional forms that has been established over centu... .. read more..

The Anti-Immigrant Ballot Measure That Galvanized California’s Latinx Community
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

187: The Rise of the Latino Vote tells the story of Proposition 187, the 1994 attempt to block undocumented people from public services, and how it was ultimately defeated. .. read more..

A Passionate Collector’s Pre-Cinema Objects Will Go to Academy Museum, Illumi...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Until his death three years ago, Richard Balzer spent more than 40 years accumulating magic lanterns, early peep show boxes, and more. .. read more..

Affected by a Central Force, Dancers Perform Implausible Bends on a Perpetual...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

 “ Celui qui tombe ,” or he who falls, is an illusory performance from self-described circus artist Yoann Bourgeois ( previously ) that opens with six dancers on a spinning platform. As the central stage turns, the performers run forward to fight the perpetual motion, even though their eff... .. read more..

Book Club #67: Florian Hetz – zwei
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

The new monograph “zwei” by Berlin photographer Florian Hetz presents a broad cross-section of his distinctive visual world. … .. read more..

The Best One-Hole Punches for Function and Decoration
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

While found today on desks in all kinds of offices from the corporate to the creative, the humble hole punch was originally invented to be used on the go. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the earliest patent for a paper punch, from 1885, was issued for a gizmo that conductors could use on railroad trains.... .. read more..

The Best Luminous Markers for Glowing Work
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Sometimes you just want your art to shine—literally. To achieve effects that are visible in the dark, pick up a luminous marker, which is generally as easy to use as a standard marker, and add glowing effects to drawings or messages without any extra mess. It’s important that you read the descrip... .. read more..

The Best Bookbinding Screws for Fastening Pages Together
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Bookbinding screws are among the fastest and most accessible ways to hold papers together. More generally known as screw posts or Chicago binding posts, these little fasteners consist of two parts: a post with a smooth, hollow shaft and a shorter cap with threads. Using them is a breeze: All you ... .. read more..

The Best Glow-In-The-Dark Paint for Striking Effects
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Glow-in-the-dark paint is a fun medium to use, whether for adding a surprise element to your artwork, creating festive messages, or just plain experimentation. Like regular paints, these come in all kinds of colors and can be applied with a paintbrush or even your fingers. When looking for the ri... .. read more..

The Best Craft Glue for Forging Strong Bonds Between Varied Materials
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Craft glue, traditionally an adhesive that can be used on many materials, is an essential product to have on hand. It’s important to know the properties of what you’re working with, though, as some craft glues are not particularly strong, dry too quickly, or dry with an ugly yellow sheen. At the ... .. read more..

The Best Archival Storage Boxes for Photos and Art Will Keep Your Works In Gr...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Chances are, you have an old shoebox or bin lying around your home or studio, chock-full of photographs, sketches, or other keepsakes. A shoebox is a fine storage solution, but not one that will preserve its contents for many lifetimes. If you’d like your artworks and collectibles to have the gre... .. read more..

The Best Mulberry Paper Sheets for Delicate Creations and Decorations
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Mulberry trees are the unsung heroes of silk fabric, as their leaves make up the diet of silkworms. But the bark of the tree gives us another gift. It’s used to make traditional Thai mulberry paper, or saa paper, which is valued for its delicate look and surprising sturdiness, not to mention its ... .. read more..

The Best Gesso Brushes for Smooth Strokes
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Gesso and varnish brushes are typically big and have relatively short bristles that can spread large amounts of material over your canvas with strength and efficiency. It’s important to find a good-quality gesso brush that won’t leave behind bristles or texture the canvas surface too much. We’ve ... .. read more..

The Best Blank Postcards for Handwritten Notes and Small-Scale Artworks
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

In the day and age of instant emails and the constant pull of social media, it’s still a treat to receive a postcard in the mail. And if you’re going to go through the trouble of sending a note to your loved ones via snail mail, why not make it as personal as you can? […] .. read more..

The Best Cardstock for Painting, Drawing, and More
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Sometimes you need a heavier paper than what you can find in your inkjet printer. Perhaps you plan to make a drawing with high-pigment markers and don’t want the risk of bleed-through; or maybe you want to craft a sign that won’t blow around in the wind. Or perhaps you’re on the hunt for a […] .. read more..

In 1971, Both the USPS and The Term “Mail Art” Were Born
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

For decades, artists like Yves Klein, Yoko Ono, and Ray Johnson have experimented the postal system. .. read more..

The Best Bookends for Storing and Displaying Your Tomes
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

When it comes to your bookshelves, bookends are often a must. Whether you’re trying to keep your novels in line or attempting to tame your textbooks, bookends are a simple solution to prevent your volumes from falling over or slipping off their shelves. While their function may be the same, booke... .. read more..

The Best Blank Cards and Envelopes for Crafting and Special Occasions
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

There’s nothing like making a greeting card that’s truly your own. Why buy a cheesy supermarket card for your best friend’s birthday or Father’s Day when you can create one yourself? Whether you’re looking for a postcard type or a fold-over style, a rainbow of colors or earth tones or white, you’... .. read more..

The University of Texas at Austin Presents Its Studio Art MFA Thesis Exhibition
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

The work of 12 recent graduates is featured in _____: Revisited , now on view at UT Austin's Visual Arts Center through November 20, 2020. .. read more..

Boredom to The Basement, I Could Have Been a Dancer
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

A KALTBLUT exclusive. Photography by Olivia Ezechukwu. Model is Rifke Sadleir. Designer and Styling by Chantelle Lucyl. “I … .. read more..

What Does ‘Home’ Mean During the COVID Pandemic?
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Home Truths , a new online screening series from Anthology Film Archives, acts as a resource for community information and solidarity. .. read more..

Download Hundreds of Frames from Studio Ghibli Animations for Video-Chat Back...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Thanks to Studio Ghibli , you can hide piles of laundry and errant messes while videoconferencing from home with one of 400 stills from classic animations. The renowned Japanese animation studio recently released an online archive of images— which boasts iconic frames from films like Hayao Miyaza... .. read more..

Resting Grounds by Caroline Pajak
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Caroline Pajak is a self-thought photographer born in Poland. Pajak spent many years travelling and gaining experience in … .. read more..

Early Hoppers Are Copies, Guston News Reverberates, and More: Morning Links f...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Here's what we're reading this morning. .. read more..

BmoreArt’s Picks: September 29 – October 5
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

The post BmoreArt’s Picks: September 29 – October 5 appeared first on BmoreArt . .. read more..

Alongside Rare Botticelli, Sotheby’s to Offer $20 M. Rembrandt Biblical Scene...
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

The work is poised to achieve the second-highest price for a Rembrandt at auction. .. read more..

Photographer Spotlight: Rodrigo Oliveira
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

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Illustrator Spotlight: Ana Miminoshvili
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Ana Miminoshvili                         Ana Miminoshvili’s Website Ana Miminoshvili on Instagram .. read more..

Featured Artist Rachel Perls
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Rachel Perl shares a collection of colorful pet portraits that express the joy and personality of each animal. The post Featured Artist Rachel Perls appeared first on Artsy Shark . .. read more..

The Happiness Museum Shares Denmark’s Well-being Secrets
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

According to the United Nation’s annual ranking, Denmark is the world’s second happiest country. .. read more..

CREATORS – Sharl G. Smith
Martedì, Settembre 29, 2020

Name: Sharl G. Smith Which came first in your life, the science or the art? I have always loved both. I have clear memories of ... Thank you for reading, please visit Art the Science's Blog for more amazing SciArt content. .. read more..

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