[Author: Kjell Varvin]
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[Author: Kjell Varvin]
Tags: Design, Kjell Varvin

New York – “Borders” at James Cohan Gallery Through February 23rd, 2019

Dread Scott, Imagine a World Without America (2007), via James Cohan Taking over the gallery’s two exhibition spaces in New York, James Cohan Gallery is currently presenting a group exhibition to kick off a year charged by harsh political rhetoric and an ongoing government shutdown over the future of the United States’s Southern Border.  The […]
Tags: Art, New York, Show, United States, Art News, Featured Post, James Cohan Gallery, James Cohan, James Cohan Taking, New York James Cohan Gallery

Local Marketing | How to Make a Thriving Art Career!

Advantages and challenges of local marketing Editor’s note: This post is an excerpt from my Guerrilla Marketing for Artists: How 100 Collectors Can Bulletproof Your Career book. What are some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Art, Art Marketing


I bought a block of Stonehenge Aqua Hotpress after seeing a lot of work from an artist who uses it well.  I'm not usually a fan of hotpress paper so we'll see.  I want something that gives me interesting texture without being a fussy as Yupo and something that's still paper.  This might be it! I like the texture it gives me and the way the paint doesn't soak in and can be pushed around.  I can also lift out a little and reshape areas after it's dried.   Interesting so far... And...
Tags: Art, Rh Carpenter, Yupo

Classic Selfies

Iconic portraits from classic paintings turned into selfies taken with a phone. Classic Selfies – series by digital artist Dito Von Tease from Bologna, Italy. Also check out: Mr. Bean in Classic Paintings
Tags: Design, Inspiration, Bologna Italy, Dito Von Tease

Twitter Link Roundup #355 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

By now, the entire Netflix indulging world has heard of the diminutive-yet-formidable Mari Kondo. The tidying-up mania is literally and figuratively sweeping the nation as overwhelmed homeowners seek to create a little breathing room for themselves. The premise itself is a good one – a minimalist attitude toward stuff is healthy, and there’s something to be said for living with less. However, hidden beneath those shiny plastic bags stuffed with unused junk lurks an ugly reality. Each one of tho...
Tags: Startups, Twitter, Design, Small Business, Inspiration, Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneur, Strategy, Netflix, Jeff Bezos, Jason, Ross, Branding, Twitter link roundups, Ross Kimbarovsky

Furloughed Government Workers Can Get Free Tickets to The Met 

As the government shutdown continues, The Met is offering furloughed federal government employees the opportunity for a little escape in the form of a free show at The Met.Read more...
Tags: Art, Free, Lifehacks, Government Shutdown

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Eavesdropping flowers, enormous digital photography, AI for medicine and more AI Diagnoses Genetic Disorders Using Facial Photos While doctors can identify genetic disorders with an accuracy between 70% and 75%, DeepGestalt—an AI project by FDNA—can do so with accuracy of 90% and over. By analyzing the face piece-by-piece, the system finds a corresponding disorder for that crop, moves on to the next and then pools the …
Tags: Science, Design, Podcasts, Medicine, China, Nature, Shanghai, Plants, Ai, Linkaboutit, Link About It, Megapixels, Genetic Disorders, Bigpixel

RA Summer Exhibition 2019 UPDATE + prediction re emphasis of selected work

This is an update about the background of the coordinator and people who make up the Selection and Hanging Committee of the Summer Exhibition 2019 at the Royal Academy of Arts.  my prediction as to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Royal Academy of Arts, Making A Mark, Selection and Hanging Committee

Rotterdam Ceramic Street Chair

Found this Ceramic Street Chair in Rotterdam. The post Rotterdam Ceramic Street Chair appeared first on Happy Hotelier.
Tags: Art, Hotels, Netherlands, Street Art, Rotterdam, Photo of the Day

Japan’s arty-pelago: Naoshima and beyond

Among shrines, rice fields and abandoned buildings, contemporary art has transformed 12 rural islands into a creative paradise – the setting for the 2019 Setouchi TriennaleI’m sitting on a concrete floor watching water droplets as they skitter across the smooth surface. Around me, other people seem equally transfixed. They stand in silent contemplation staring at beads of water bubbling up from tiny holes in the floor, or lie gazing at the vast domed roof, where two oval openings let natural lig...
Tags: Travel, Art, Asia, Japan, Art and design, Japanese food and drink, Cultural Trips, Japan holidays, Setouchi

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