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How to Transform a Space to Leave a Legacy

Stone Mountain Park in Georgia was the site of a decades old exhibit that was cherished by the locals.  Telling the story of the War of Georgia, the exhibit featured a giant topographical map sunk into the floor that visitors could circle from above for a 360 degree experience.  While the exhibit engaged map lovers, there were not many other visual points of engagement – walls were barren, color was absent, and lighting was not used to enhance the experience. The giant topographical map sun...
Tags: Design, Georgia, Museums, Transformation, TSI, Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain Park, Taylor Studios, Betty Brennan, Inspiration and Client Success Stories, SMMA, Stone Mountain Memorial Association SMMA, Baba Dioum

Guitar Made of Pencils

Electric guitar with unique body crafted out of hundreds of colored pencils. Fender Stratocaster guitar made of 1200 colored pencils by Burls Art. Also check out: Skateboard Guitars
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The Activcargo Tribal is Half Sports Bag, Half Gym Locker

The Tribal sports bag is an aggregation of a number of good ideas, tied up well into a sports bag that’s a pleasure to own, use, and occasionally flaunt. Touted as the world’s first anti-theft sports bag, the Tribal comes with three security measures. A 3-digit combination lock sits on the front, protecting your sports gear and your belongings stashed in the main compartment. The Tribal even packs a YKK 8RCW double layer, anti-puncture zipper that can’t be pried or broken apart to access your ...
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Prix Marcel Duchamp Shortlist Announced

The Prix Marcel Duchamp, the annual French award that carries a €35,000 purse, has revealed its shortlist for 2019, with a winner to be announced at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in October.  Nominees include Eric Baudelaire, Katinka Bock, Marguerite Humeau, and Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille. Read more at Art News
Tags: Art, News, Paris, Art News, Minipost, Centre Pompidou, Marcel Duchamp, Eric Baudelaire Katinka Bock Marguerite Humeau, Ida Tursic Wilfried Mille Read

New Museum Staff Takes Steps to Unionize

New Museum staff is making efforts to unionize, making the move public after several months of planning and deliberation. “Forming a union will enable us, as well as future New Museum employees, to effectively advocate for changes in staff conditions that will make the New Museum a stronger and more sustainable institution,” the group said […]
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Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Taps Kyu Jin Hwang for Associate Director for Asia

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac has appointed Kyu Jin Hwang as its associate director for Asia, part of gallery plans to more aggressively target Asian collectors.  “I am absolutely delighted to join Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, whose team I had the pleasure of working with in my previous roles, having been drawn to the outstanding artists represented by the gallery,” Hwang […]
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Trestle Gallery’s Critical Feedback

Trestle programs are designed to offer an alternative to the expense of higher education. The Trestle philosophy comes from a belief that artists can grow and learn from each other without the excessive student loans that can come with graduate work at larger institutions. With a studio in NYC, one...Read more »
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Anti-Portrait Art Exhibition

ANTI-PORTRAIT Tuesday; January 15, 6pm-9pm 17 Frost Gallery 17 Frost St. Brooklyn, New York. 11211 ANTI-PORTRAIT asks us as individuals how we define, deconstruct and destroy the boundaries of the identity didactic. Contemporary society teaches us to identify ourselves, create labels, attachments and alliances with one side or another. We...Read more »
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Frida Kat: A Tribute to Frida Kahlo

A visual tribute to Frida Kahlo, the most revolutionary female artist who rebuilt herself from physical despair. This performance is about hope, positivity, and rebirth. Jadda Cat acts out moments of Frida’s life through the use of paints, props, and masks. She changes her form and creates art while rebuilding...Read more »
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Exhibition: Fleur Noire Exhibit Description: One of New York City’s finest tattoo studios, Fleur Noire Tattoo Parlour, is organizing its first ever Pop-Up Art Exhibition in Williamsburg, Brooklyn where a large percentage of sales will be donated to benefit a good cause. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase a...Read more »
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Open Call: Small Works 2019

Submission Guidelines: – Pieces may be no bigger than 12″ on longest side – we accept framed and unframed works of all media. If a work is framed, the frame can be a maximum of 2″ larger than the piece itself, making the max dimension 14″ – You may submit up to 3 works...Read more »
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Arthouse films, glitter, CES, space, food and more in our internet round-up Communicating From the Far Side of the Moon The far side of the moon (often mistakenly referred to as the “dark side” of the moon) never faces Earth due to the sphere’s elliptical orbit and synchronous rotation. For the first time, information—including a photograph—has been transmitted from the hemisphere by way of China’s National Space …
Tags: Food, Space, Design, China, Films, Ces, Cinema, Denmark, Bmw, Lg, Concepts, Hyundai, Linkaboutit, Link About It, The North Face, Gene Editing

The Rise Of Realistic Self-Help Literature

Perfection isn’t real, and now publishing is starting to push “realistic” self-help books (possibly because everyone into the category had already bought, and then Konmarie’d, all of the ones that said humans were perfectable?). – The Guardian (UK)
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10 of the best creative retreats in the UK and Europe

Want to sit quietly with your paints or handicrafts, burst into song, or use kung fu or dance to get moving? We pick holidays for nourishing your inner makerTao’s, a meditation centre on a hill overlooking the sea on the island of Paros, hosts a dance retreat each September. The style of dance is “open floor movement”, which is said to boost creativity and help people “refresh, recuperate, recharge and rejoice”. It is suitable for anyone who wants to move, regardless of age or experience. The sc...
Tags: Travel, Art, Europe, UK, Life and style, Meditation, Health & wellbeing, Craft, Top 10s, Learning Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Europe Holidays, Health And Fitness Holidays, Christiana

Their Warhols Are at the Whitney. Their Ugly Divorce Is on Display, Too.

The tawdry divorce of Libbie and David Mugrabi is not just a tabloid story. At stake are a trophy townhouse, works by Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons, and the inner-workings of one of the world’s most influential art dealer families.
Tags: Art, News, Divorce, Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Collectors and Collections, Separations and Annulments, Libbie, David Mugrabi

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