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E. Charlton Fortune's 'Sunny Morning, St. Tropez' leads California and Western Paintings Auction at Bonhams

20 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Bonhams? sale of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture achieved more than $2.9 million and broke five world auction records on November 24 in Los Angeles. The auction, simulcast in San Francisco, featured 172 lots of Western...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Meals for Modern Artists

20 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

What would Vincent van Gogh's Thanksgiving spread have looked like? Would Jackson Pollock have been as gestural in his deployment of gravy and cranberry sauce as he was with his paints?

19th Century Photos of a Brooklyn Brownstone

21 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The beautiful mansion that once stood at 353 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill in Brooklyn belonged to the industrialist William Henry Nichols, co-founder of the G. H. Nichols and Company. He was tremendously successful in the chemical business, as is plain to see from the plush interiors of his home.

Christina Forrer weaves together pain, humor and anger at Grice Bench

21 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

Thank goodness for the continuing breakdown of categories defining artists by medium, for the permission it grants them to roam freely, unencumbered, through the universe of possible materials.

Behold the Nazi Postcards from the Infamous Degenerate Art Show

21 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Nazis, one supposes, fell into the usual trap: they expected everyone to see it their way, no added explanation or convincing necessary.

Five Across: 1910

1910. "Grade separation under construction, probably upstate New York." Bring the family, and hold onto Junior! Maybe the rail historians out there can tell us where we are. 5x7 glass negative, photographer unknown. View full size.

The Moleskine Smart Notebook

The innovation that instantly transforms hand-drawn sketches on paper into workable vector images. This Creative … Read more posts by Gian Bautista

Real-world test: Going pro with the Samsung NX1

As often as we can, we like to put the cameras that we test into the hands of working photographers to find out what they think. Recently we gave the Samsung NX1 to Jordan Stead, staff photographer at SeattlePI.com, and ventured out to nearby Carkeek Park to photograph the salmon run. Show More Summary

Hyperallergic Is Looking for Interns

23 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic's paid internship program is currently seeking candidates for December through May.

Ten things you need to know about the Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony announced the Alpha 7 II last week relatively quietly, introducing a new member to its full-frame mirrorless family. The a7 II brings 5-axis in-body stabilization to a full-frame camera for the first time, claiming 4.5 stops in shake reduction. Show More Summary

Guess what? TWO NEW BOOKS!

If you’re a newsletter subscriber, you already know about my surprise: I have two new full-length novels available now! The third book in the Spy Another Day series, Tomorrow We Spy is in pre-order, with copies going out on Friday. A...Show More Summary

Design Course: Mastering 3D in Adobe Photoshop

One of the features of Adobe Photoshop we often overlook is the 3D feature. In Mastering 3D in Adobe Photoshop, you'll learn how to position and animate 3D models, edit textures and lighting, and choose from several render modes. Experienced...Show More Summary

Name that Rodolfo

yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

"Francesco Demuro and Michael Fabiano will sing the role of Rodolfo in the remaining 2014 performances of La Bohème.

Small change: Samsung NX mini review

The Samsung NX mini is truly tiny, offering a 20MP 1" sensor inside a highly compact body which features a 180-degree tilting LCD and extensive connectivity features. The mini's touch-sensitive display is the camera's primary interface...Show More Summary

White (Box) Supremacy

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — Hours after news of the Ferguson grand jury decision swept the country, artists and audience members gathered at the volunteer-run space Human Resources to discuss the ways in which artists can intervene against structural racism, not just in the art world but the world at large.

The Life of a Tuts+ Editor: Meet Sharon Milne

Ever wondered what it's like to work remotely as a Tuts+ Editor? The latest Envato Stories is all about the life of Sharon Milne, Design & Illustration Editor for Tuts+. She lives in Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom and has been obsessed with vector for over 14 years. Show More Summary

Comedy of Motors: 1925

San Francisco circa 1925. "Cunningham auto and chorus girls." A little of everything going on here -- vaudeville, car trouble, assault! 6½ x 8½ inch glass negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

When in Rome, Refrain from Carving Your Initials into Ancient Buildings

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

A 42-year-old Russian tourist visiting Rome was arrested and fined €20,000 (~$25,000) for carving a "K" nearly 10 inches tall into a wall inside the Colosseum, the first century CE amphitheater.

Marie-Laure Cruschi (Cruschiform)

Marie-Laure Cruschi is a French illustrator and designer, who often goes by the name of her Paris studio, Cruschiform. Cruschi’s work crosses the boundaries of her two areas of expertise, veering from vector illustration to design — and back again; the two inextricably intertwined in many images. Here strengths are obvious in those elements that […]

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