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

Want to Know the Real Truth About Success? It’s Not What You Think

You Have the Skills | What Holds Your Success Back? Have you observed the success of another artist with wonder and asked, “How the heck is she doing it?” You know what I mean. Her art is darn... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Art, Art Business

Philadelphia Flower Show 2019 - First Look

After you pass by a number of vine sculptures and "pods" featuring creations by some of the world's top floral designers, you're greeted by a towering, flowering meadow up above as you enter this year's Philadelphia Flower Show. The theme this year is "Flower Power," and there are more flowers... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Design, Events, Philadelphia, Flower Power, Philadelphia Flower Show, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Exhibitions / Shows

Lightning Lamp

Nature inspired cloud shaped table lamp handcrafted out of metal and glass. Lightning lamp designed by Jiyoun Kim was inspired by old Korean phrase “Being struck by a thunder out of blue sky”. Also check out: Mushroom Lamps
Tags: Design, Tech, Jiyoun Kim

Robert Rauschenberg Piece Poised to Smash Artist’s Auction Record

Christie’s will offer Robert Rauschenberg’s Buffalo II at auction this May in New York, carrying a $50 estimate that should smash the artist’s current record. “Everyone has been waiting for this painting,’’ says Sara Friedlander, Christie’s international director and head of its postwar and contemporary art department in New York. “It’s the very best of the […]
Tags: Art, New York, News, Art News, Minipost, Robert Rauschenberg, Christie, Buffalo II, Sara Friedlander Christie

Central Park — The Painting

Frederick Law Olmsted was a genius of unfathomable proportion. This gentleman saw the center of a bustling island, and envisioned 1.317 square miles of trees, hills, bridges, lakes and pathways — and invented Central Park. Having spent 12 years living in Manhattan (10 of which, were on the Upper East Side) — The Park was …
Tags: Art, NYC, Commission, Manhattan, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Contemporary Art, Shaq, Central Park, Painting Process, Guggenheim, Manhattan Painting, Borbay, Acrylic, Acrylic On Canvas, Commissioned Art

Damien Hirst Unveils Suite at the Palms

Damien Hirst has unveiled a specially-designed suite at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. “I love what Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta have done with the Palms,” Hirst said in a statement. “It’s amazing being able to work with them because they are great collectors and totally understand art. They have allowed me to […]
Tags: Art, News, Las Vegas, Art News, Damien Hirst, Minipost, Frank, Lorenzo Fertitta, Hirst

35 Perfect Reasons To Love New Yorker Cartoons

If you spend any time on Instagram or Facebook, New Yorker Cartoons is a great follow for a daily chuckle/smirk/snort. The single panel comics are a permanent fixture in the magazine as well as online and despite being around well before the Internet, their format works perfectly in today’s endlessly scrolling feeds. Below you will find 35 of the most loved New Yorker cartoons shared online in the... Source
Tags: Daily, Politics, New York, Design, Life, City, Cartoons, Humor, New Yorker, Inspirations, Facebook New Yorker Cartoons

Thoughts on Abstraction

Circles and Ladders 12" x 36" oil on canvas Available direct from the artist From time to time I wander into abstraction.  Never purposefully, more by accident.  A stroke here or there that is misplaced but looks interesting leads to other strokes placed more deliberately but without a concrete subject in mind, just colour against colour.Abstraction is seen as easy and something anyone can do.  And there is a lot of bad abstract paintings out there just as there are in representational work...
Tags: Art, Jeanette Jobson

Italian Artist Recreates Famous Roman Emperors Through His Realistic Sculptures

What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you think about Rome? Perhaps it’s the iconic ancient Roman gladiatorial arena – the Colosseum, or an excavated heart of the Roman Empire also known as Roman Forum, which was the center of day-to-day life in Rome many centuries ago. And although Rome has all the right to boast about its architectural heritage, today’s topic is not about that. Source
Tags: Design, History, Rome, Roma, Recreation, Emperor, Sculptures, Roman Empire, Realistic

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Anti-trolling tricks, stunning still lifes, smart fabrics and more from around the internet Gomi’s Plastic Waste Speaker Made from plastic waste (like bags and bubble wrap), Gomi’s portable speaker is a thoughtful and practical solution to traditionally non-recyclable plastic pollution. With sourced materials from local food wholesalers, each speaker is crafted from roughly 100 plastic bags, and the clever design allows for the speaker to …
Tags: Photography, Design, Sexism, Films, Rotten Tomatoes, Portraits, Sicily, Plastic Waste, Fabric, Linkaboutit, Link About It, The North Face, Zines, Goth, Gomi, Ikebana

Architect Designs Sustainable Futuristic Tree Houses In Italian Forest

Milan based studio Peter Pichler Architecture has developed a concept for sustainable tree houses in the forest of the Italian Dolomites. The tree houses are an addition to an existing hotel and should create a new experience to live in the woods with a maximum connection to nature. The geometry with its sharp steep roof is inspired by the surrounding fir and larch trees and is made of local wood. Source
Tags: Design, Milan, Peter Pichler Architecture

Japanese Illustrator Asteroid: Wandering Through The Ruins Of The Future

Whether they are set in the past or in an imagined future, ruins are a favorite subject of illustrators working in the fantasy and science-fiction genres. Not only can they be very visually appealing, they can provide the backdrop for a potentially rich narrative about a once flourishing world and the reasons for its demise. Japanese illustrator Asteroid (stylized in Japanese as あすてろid) often... Source
Tags: Games, Japan, Design, Future, Sci-fi, Anime, Abandoned, Asteroid, Inspirations

Japanese Squishy Shiba Inu Marshmallows Are The Cutest Way To Level Up Your Hot Chocolate

Japanese online retailer Felissimo (previously) has a reputation for cute and quirky goods, but their YOU+MORE! series (a play on the pronunciation of “humor” in Japanese) has carved out quite the line of Shiba inu good. Now it seems they’ve dubbed the popular breed as a worthy successor to their hit cat marshmallows with these adorable and squishy Shiba Inu-shaped marshmallows! Source
Tags: Japan, Design, Humor, Candy, Marshmallows, Felissimo, Shiba, Shiba Inu, Squishy Shiba Inu Marshmallows

Que c'est beau !!! Merci...

Que c'est beau !!! Merci... [Author: Miche]
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