A new project tries to answer two questions: “What are the arts doing about homelessness?” and “Why do the arts have to do with homelessness?”
Hugo Gernsback (1884-1967) has mostly vanished from our cultural memory, which is a pity, because he was an extraordinary man, and his influence on our modern age—electrical, science-permeated, and full of wonders—was outsized.
The National Endowment for the Arts funds local community building, educational programs, job training, housing, and more.
Photographer and photo educator Don Giannatti put together this simple (tongue-in-cheek) itemized invoice to show photography clients why photographers cha
The work of Yayoi Kusama, Jeff Koons, and Ai Weiwei fetches millions at auction. Or $20 at your local record shop.
In the Northeast suburbs of central Osaka stands a curious train station unlike any other. Kayashima Station features a rectangular hole cut into the roof of the elevated platform and, from inside, a giant tree pokes its head out like a stalk of broccoli.
In Ray Bradburyâs landmark 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, outlaws commit books to memory while firemen burn their brittle pages out of existence.
Look close, or you’ll miss it. Camouflaged like legitimate street signs in public spaces around Sydney you’ll find these fun urban interventions by artist Michael Pederson (aka Miguel Marquez Outside).
Huckleberry Finn author made up numerous stories for his children, but The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine is the only one to survive
The quirkily personal Instagram accounts of taste-making specialists have become the âsoft powerâ of todayâs traders.
Approximately 70 percent of us will experience a period of self-doubt at least once in our lives. Rebuild your confidence using these five strategies.
Sean Avery’s “sustainable art” prevents the plastic discs from ending up in a landfill.
Talk about a vivid imagination. Belgian artist and filmmaker Vincent Bal turns shadows of everyday objects into whimsical doodles that are totally unrelated to the object but ingeniously clever.
Are you having photographer’s block? Here are 21 photography tips and tricks to restart your creative engine! All you need is your camera and a tripod 🙂
Writers write. It’s the action that defines us. What do you do, then, when you feel like you can’t write?
Your techniques, materials, and process don’t necessarily “speak” to your potential collector. The “WHY” will.
A German art dealer is displaying what he says are the only known images of the artist in French Polynesia.
A grad student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is receiving some recognition and praise from National Geographic itself this week … over an iPhone
As I’ve pored through the research, I’ve adopted several creativity habits that let me approach my work differently—all backed by a wealth of research.
The first time I published, I went with Ingram Spark because I heard it would be easier to get into bookstores and libraries.
Mexican-born mixed media and installation artist Gabriel Dawe produces rainbow installations that appear as refracted light beams, ethereal works composed of thousands of multicolor threads.
If you’re a freelancer or are looking for a great remote job, check out these 25 best sites for landing high-paying, meaningful remote working positions.
Japanese paper artist Chie Hitotsuyama deftly creates textured sculptures of animals using a technique involving rolled strips of wet newspaper.
Are you introverted, yet need to get out there and network to promote your small business? Drew Kimble offers some practical tips.
When astronomers spot a new planet that’s too far away to be seen in detail, they work with artists to depict it. Space artists say they have a lot of freedom, but have to be careful, too.
The world’s first levitating turntable spins records using a frictionless, zero gravity magnetic technology drive system.
Dramatists to appear jointly on title pages of Henry VI, Parts One, Two and Three in the New Oxford Shakespeare after analysis by team of 23 academics
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Elmgreen & Dragset, the world famous art duo, have brought their unexpected and fascinating exhibition to Israel.
Musical training can have a dramatic impact on your brain’s structure, enhancing your memory, spatial reasoning and language skills
This quick video demonstrates how to use a long elastic string anchored at the horizon of a canvas to sketch a drawing with two point perspective. With as many art and drawing classes I’ve taken, I’ve never seen this method used before.
Richard Clarkson Studio (previously) has teamed up with Crealev (previously) to produce a miniature floating cloud, one that hovers indoors while both playing your favorite music and lighting up in tune to the beat to replicate a storm.
Four experts in interior design share insights on what artists need to know to work on residential and commercial design projects.
Kim Schoenstadt takes her idea for a group portrait on the road from Los Angeles to New York
When Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature, many were surprised. But many novelists cheered, and performers of all kinds â from William Shatner to Kesha â have been inspired by Dylan’s words.
Feeling a lack of creativity? Try these 7 ideas to help you spark it and get back shooting and being creative again.
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Australian academic David McInnis claims literary bias by first editors of OED has credited Shakespeare with inventing phrases in common Elizabethan use
The collection Iâd Die for You contains works The Great Gatsby author was unable to sell in the 1930s because of its unexpected subject matter and style
Is it possible to predict whether a book will sell well? Former publisher Jodie Archer and Matthew L Jockers, of Stanford Universityâs Literary Lab, built an algorithm to find out
Spate of openings of âdestinationâ stores as owners offer drinks, performances and crafts to tempt customers away from Amazon
An American Tragedy. Even though we are better educated than ever, we are reading fewer books
First a playground alligator, then an entire locomotive, and now artist Olek reveals an entire two-story house covered roof to floorboards in pink crochet.
Two weeks ago in the middle of the night, Italian photographer Lorenzo Montezemolo climbed Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California and waited for what he knew would be the perfect conditions for a spectacular long-exposure photograph.
So you want to make money writing for top magazines? Read this step-by-step guide by a professional writer who knows what it takes to get published – and paid.
Last year, I got rejected 43 times by literary magazines, residencies, and fellowships my best record since I started shooting for getting 100 rejections per year. It’s harder than it sounds…
96 books recommended by Stephen King in On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.
In an effort to increase visitor engagement at our museum, we’re pleased to announce a few new policies…
Using conductive ink, they printed two scratchable decks and controls for playback, pitch, volume, and crossfading right onto the serving apparatus.
German artist Peter Aurisch continues to captivate with his bold application of color and thick lines that incorporate aspects of cubism.
Use these unconventional methods to be more creative every day.