If I had a time machine - let's say it's a single-use, like those little plastic cameras they leave on the tables at wedding receptions - three possibilities would be in a tight competition for which single use I put my one chance at...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's Minimalist Jukebox festival at Disney Hall reels in classical giants and modern mavericks. In his classic tome "The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century," critic Alex Ross compares Minimalism...Show More Summary
June 1943. "Miss Frances Heisler, pump attendant at one of the Atlantic Refining Company garages in Philadelphia. She was formerly a clerk in the payroll department of the Curtis Publishing Co." Our third look at Frances on the job. Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.
The canvas was up and the runners were down again today. More than 30 ice yachts gathered on the Hudson River, almost certainly the last day of the season. I set up my sketching stool in the midst of it all and tried to capture the scene in gouache. Show More Summary
November 1908. High Shoals, North Carolina. "St. Johns Mission School. 'Not supported by the Mill company, but we are always on good terms with them,' said the Sister in charge. Supported by the Episcopal Church. Average attendance 15." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.
In this live webinar, literary agents Kate McKean and Jim McCarthy invite you to peek behind the curtain and watch exactly what happens when an agent considers your query. Working from the submissions they receive (all queries will be...Show More Summary
'Hotline Miami 2' is shaping up to be a very similar experience to its predecessor, buoyed by a handful of smart improvements.
If you yearn for bizarre flavor combinations, IBM's Cognitive Cooking program could give you your next great meal.
Yo Clubbers,We are having the Clay Club this coming Wednesday at my studio from 6 - 8:0 p.m.:154 Sparks RoadBakersville, NC 28705I have 5 demonstrators (still waiting on what they are doing) :Shane Mickey - pitcher and pitcher handleWill...Show More Summary
This year's Armory Show may have stopped the bleeding for an art fair that has suffered from years of lackluster energy and a major blow delivered by the Frieze New York art fair, which began two years ago on a bucolic urban island and in the far warmer month of May. Show More Summary
Could reading absurd stories help you be more creative? It would be in line with the famous quote from Alice in Wonderland. Alice says, "One can't believe impossible things," but the Queen retorts, "When I was your age I always...
The late Chicano artist Carlos Almaraz will get his biggest exposure at a 2017 LACMA exhibit, yet many of his key works remain missing. Beautiful and terrifying, the painting hangs in the foyer of Cheech Marin's oceanside home. It depicts a car crash on the upper deck of an L.A. freeway, an appallingly seductive vision of maimed metal erupting into fauvist-tinted fireballs.
Recently, a friend asked me to teach her the basics of Graphic Design. I had … Read more posts by Julya Buhain
An interesting framework from Grace Ng in which startups(products) are categorized along two axes: the level of pain you’re solving and the frequency of use: When should your startup focus on UX?. I think this is an interesting way to talk about products and their real value. Show More Summary
A great deal of post processing can be done in Photoshop, more than most photographers realize actually. As a designer, I didn’t have Lightroom, and just wanted to adjust my photos to look a little nicer, little did I know the power behind Photoshop and its post processing capabilities. Show More Summary
I was born in 1983. Just shy of my 31st birthday, it occurred to me that somewhere after 1984 — virtually my entire lifetime — painting disappears almost entirely from most books on contemporary art history.
It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other crazy stuff! So take a look at the links we've selected for your inspiration and to keep...Show More Summary
I like the layers of going here. How that expands a moment. I am asking myself about what we like, what catches us. Why we might mention it. Who else would care? If it might matters. Mentioning it or caring....
The dream of a completely immersive visual experience haunts modern art. The most famous example in painting, Monet’s Waterlilies installation, dedicated in Paris’s Orangerie in 1927, has behind it a rich history of popular entertainment:...Show More Summary
When a baby is born, the knitting plans begin! There is a new baby boy in my extended family, so I'd better get busy! I hope to turn these piles of yarn into a small pile of knits this week. Happy Saturday!