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Art from Auschwitz

Today is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. One of the very important functions of art is to record important life events and events in history. This post is about art produced by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tate's BP funding figures revealed - less than expected

Today the Tate was forced to reveal the extent of its sponsorship by BP. Some, like me, were left thinking that its reluctance to reveal the figures was due to fact it was so very much less than... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Plagiarise at your peril - the Luc Tuymans case

Following Luc Tuyman's conviction for plagiarism this week, this post examines: he facts and reporting of the case he copying of photographs by artists; and  he use of 'parody' as an exception... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

"Holbein: Eye of the Tudors" - Waldemar Januszczak's Culture Show Special tonight

Tonight Holbein: Eye of the Tudors  - Waldemar Januszczak's programme about Holbein - airs on BBC2 tonight at 9pm. It looks at the life and work of Holbein, how he came to paint King Henry VIII and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Artes Mundi - A new kind of Art Prize?

Did you know that: he biggest contemporary art prize in the UK is the Artes Mundi - or that it is worth £40,000? hat the exhibition is held in Cardiff and not London? he winning piece is called A... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

5 tips for artists trying to get a grant

This post is for grant virgins and all those who would like to get better at making grant applications. A friend asked me to help with a grant application today. She had been made aware of it at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Is Your Artist Brand Missing You?

At the mastermind retreats with my coach and mentor, everyone in the group receives a “hot seat,” where we are given the opportunity to tackle one big issue in our businesses. For my hot seat, I chose to talk about my brand. I drop a cat photo every so often as I share peeks of my everyday life. Show More Summary

My book - what happened next

Sketching 365 in Foyles - nearly next to Andrew Loomis! My book published at the beginning of this month. Below I highlight what has happened since publication and the many different countries where... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Fix mobile usability issues found on.....

Getting an email from Google Webmaster Tools is not something I look forward to. One that tells me to do something - such as "Fix mobile usability issues found on....." on my portfolio website makes... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

RA Summer Exhibition 2015: Call for 12,000 entries

How to enter the world's largest open art exhibition This post is about the entry process for the world's largest open submission art competition - the 2015 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

If you don't want your artwork stolen.....

Artists can learn a lot about how to handle copyright issues from photographers. That's because the frequency of copyright infringements in relation to photography is far higher than it is for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2015 - Deadline for entries extended to 20 January

This post is for ALL watercolour painters - wherever you live - who are interested in submitting their watercolour paintings to the Annual Open Competition of the Royal Watercolour Society. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

It's been a rollercoaster

Life has its ups and downs - with lots of twists and turns - rather like a rollercoaster. I normally have a short break at the beginning of the New Year. This year it is complicated by the fact... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Curate a Solo Show of Your Art

Are you still diddling around with juried shows or exhibitions with your art group? There’s nothing wrong with either one of these as a starting point, but there comes a time when you have to leave the nest. You have to plan a solo exhibition. Show More Summary

Boost Your Art Business Income

If you would like to increase your income in 2015, you must take charge of your art business. You have to stop waiting for things to happen and start putting all of the pieces into place, so that the good stuff can settle in. Liz Crain, Clay Dollars. Show More Summary

The cartoons of 'Je Suis Charlie'

We are now seeing the power of the pencil drawing over the gun.  People are fighting back with their pens and pencils. Yesterday's terrorist atrocity in Paris has led to an outpouring of new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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