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John Waters’s Art Collection Profiled in NYT

John Waters‘s art collection gets a profile in the NYT this week, as he tours the paper through his apartment and talks about his vision for collecting. “It has to sometimes, at first, make me angry,” he says. “It has to delight me and surprise me and kind of like, put me off a little bit at […]
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Tanya Bonakdar Gallery to Represent Wong Ping

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery has added Chinese artist Wong Ping to its roster of artists. The artist was recently included in the 2018 New Museum Triennial and in the exhibition One Hand Clapping, a survey of work by emerging Chinese artists held at the Guggenheim Museum. Read more at Art News  
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Supreme Court Declines Appeal on Ruling Over Looted Art

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a ruling allowing the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, meaning that the museum will retain possession of two masterpieces by Lucas Cranach the Elder that were looted by the Nazis. “We are pleased that the US Supreme Court denied plaintiff’s petition for review and finally […]
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Round Cork Jars

Beautiful glass jars created for storage of herbs and spices feature innovative round corks. Palo round cork storage jars of various sizes designed for modern kitchens. Also check out: Double Bottle
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Nate Lowman Joins David Zwirner

Nate Lowman has joined David Zwirner, Art News reports. “The gallery is excited to represent Nate Lowman, an artist whose career I have been following with interest for many years,” Zwirner said in a statement. “His critical engagement with contemporary culture as much as with art history is evident in his strikingly relevant works.” Read more at […]
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The Stow Away, is this a Devon Rex?

The Stow Away  Oil on panel, 8" x 8,"  $330. If I had to guess, based on head shape and curly fur, Devon Rex? This painting is part of a series called "Eye on Butterfly." [Author: Diane Hoeptner]
Tags: Art, Diane Hoeptner = The Consumer Packaged Goods... = The Consumer Packaged Goods Directory. A super list of DTC (direct-to-consumer) brands. So many, yet it seems like there are infinitely more you see on instagram ads that have yet to be included... (Want more? See and [Author: submitted]
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Modern & Post-War British Art - Exhibition at Sotheby's

I spent more time today looking at the catalogue for the Modern & Post-War British Art evening auction taking place at Sotheby's in London on 18th - 19th June 2019 It's got a lot of interesting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Rare Lowry "Cricket March" painting - on view for 5 days in Salford and London

If you want to view "A Cricket Match" by LS Lowry - you can view this privately owned work, at The Lowry arts centre until 5pm on Monday (27 May) in their free LS Lowry: The Art & The Artist... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Sometimes, I draw directly onto my watercolor paper and then begin painting.  Sometimes, I draw onto tracing paper and then trace the drawing onto the watercolor paper.   This time, I drew the two doves on tracing paper, traced that onto the watercolor paper and began. Just two doves, from a photo taken out my kitchen window.  Didn't draw in the limbs on the tracing paper, but just looked at the reference photo and painted them in on the watercolor paper.  Once I'm happy with that,...
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Converse Enlists Tinker Hatfield for New "Star Series": Here's a look Inside the Design Process

In 2003, Converse celebrated its 95th anniversary, and Nike acquired the brand for $305 million. Annual sales grew from $200 million to $2 billion, and now the brand represents one of Nike's fastest growing segments. The latest release from Converse, the Star Series, is a collection of three shoes designed in collaboration with none other than athlete and architect turned Nike design legend Tinker Hatfield, marking a true connection between the two brands. The series includes the Star Series BB,...
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Breathtaking Moody And Mysterious Forest Photography By Dylan Furst

Insane dark moody landscapes by Dylan Furst, a multi-talented 28-years old photographer, filmmaker, adventurer, and Instagram star from Bellingham, Washington State. Dylan focuses on outdoor adventure, and lifestyle photography. He shoots extraordinary photos of forest. “Born and raised in Bellingham, Washington USA, my backyard here in the rainy Pacific Northwest has heavily influenced my... Source
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Design Job: Gear Up: Icon Motosports is Seeking a Motorcycle Accessories Designer inPortland

Have you always dreamed of becoming a motorcycle gear designer? Portland-based Icon Motosports is looking for a Product Designer to join their industry leading motorcycle equipment design team. Their in-house product design department needs an individual who will collaborate with the entire design and development group in pushing designs to the next level, and of course, "motorcycle riding experience very desirable".See the full job details or check out all design jobs at Coroflot.
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Chen & Kai Romance Stone Into Elegant Furnishings at New York's Casa Perfect

Set inside Casa Perfect, a historic West Village townhouse spiraling into lavish rooms filled with furniture from contemporary design gallery The Future Perfect, Brooklyn-based designers Chen Chen & Kai Williams present their latest exhibition Romancing the Stone. Calling on the beauty of the ordinary stone, the designers transformed the ordinary material into unexpected forms, such as flowers, mirrors and plant stands. Like a lover, the hardened object becomes soft and vulnerable in the eyes of...
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Photographer Jun Yamamoto Captures The Magic Of Japan Streets At Night

Vibrant night urban shots by Jun Yamamoto a.k.a. jungraphy, a talented self-taught photographer, and retoucher currently based in Tokyo, Japan. Jun focuses mainly on urban and street photography. More: Instagram h/t: Source
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Funny And Magnificent Caricature Illustrations By Tiago Hoisel

Tiago Hoisel is a Brazilian digital artist specialized in illustration works, the best known are his caricatures. Tiago grows on the coasts of a small town on the coast carrying out the typical activities of every child: he plays football, fishing and of course he draws. At the age of 14 he discovered the world of caricatures thanks to Ique, a very famous caricaturist whose works were published in... Source
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“On Fields Of Death & Desolation”: Dark And Haunting Illustrations By Tony Sandoval

You don’t hear enough about Mexican artist Tony Sandoval. Well, I don’t. And I’ve looked, I really have. His stories and sensibilities are unique, his artwork stunning in its layering and animation, and his ability to mix the dark with the irreverent in a way that isn’t either cloying or mercenary makes his work accessible but not pandering. He’s been nominated for three Eisners, but there’s not a... Source
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“Design for Empathy” is the 2019 theme for the Taiwan International Student Design Competition

If the past few years have been any indication, the east is strongly embracing design culture and the power of design when it comes to shaping lives, societies, and cultures. Countries like China, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan are looking to adopt design thinking and design-led innovation on a massive, government-backed scale. The TISDC, or the Taiwan International Student Design Competition, integrates their Ministry of Education’s art and design talent fostering programs, creating the very rever...
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Japanese Latte Artist Creates Beautiful And Colourful Depictions Of Various Bird Species

Japanese artist Ku-san is a home barista who has taken on latte art as a hobby. As the owner of a pet bird, she has combined both her passions and depicts various colourful bird species in gorgeous designs. More: Instagram h/t: grapee View this post on Instagram 今日はさくらと出会って5年目の記念日。 ペットロスで辛すぎて出掛けたらペットコーナーばかり覗いていた日々、今日こそ出会って連れて帰る!と、向かったホームセンターでさくらに一目惚れしたのでした。 はやいなー、5年。 沢山たくさん一緒に居たいなぁ。 #アキクサインコ # Source
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Gamified beer, wearable tech bandages, a unique concept home and more Rendered Versions of Lost Frank Lloyd Wright Designs Spanish architect David Romero turned to 3D-rendering software to finish some of the 600+ documented ideas Frank Lloyd Wright left behind. While many of his projects reached the ideation stage during his lifetime, the ones left unbuilt are just as remarkable—even though most of them are …
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The most awesome summer nail polishes 2019

The summer of 2019 is just around the corner, which means cute dresses, beach days and spectacular cocktails while uploading it all to social. It is all about looking fabulous this season, and your nails are a good place to start. You don’t want old chipped colors, you want new and vibrant nail polishes that highlight the stunning cocktail you are holding on the beach. Nothing says disaster more than cracked nails on a post for the ‘Gram. The best way to avoid disaster is preparation, so here i...
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Design, Trends and Their Connection with Culture

The Cultural Differences of Design in Different Countries Designs keep changing, and for a designer, trends, principles, requirements of clients, and culture overall play significance in determining what people appreciate today and what they may reject tomorrow. When it comes to culture, many would agree that a design element that gets accepted in India may not always be a good idea in a European country. In this article, you will find out why it is often the case. We’ve dissected into major...
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