Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Cynthia Littlefield, artist, teacherCynthia Littlefield, 86, a Washington artist who taught art privately at her Washington home and elsewhere, died March 17 at a care center in Washington. The cause was cancer, said a daughter, Prairie Griffith.Read full article >>
We haven’t so much found Carmen Sandiego as amazingly skilled artist Erik Krenz imagines what her secret abode must look like. As you can see, Carmen is surrounded by some of the world’s greatest treasures, showing that she has ended up doing quite well for herself. Show More Summary
In 1987, toward the end of the Lebanese civil war, Yasser Mroué, the youngest brother of the Lebanese playwright, artist, and actor Rabih Mroué, was shot by a sniper as he crossed a street in Beirut. The bullet pierced his skull, and shattered pieces lodged themselves in his brain, causing partial paralysis and aphasia. Show More Summary
All images courtesy of the ID Agency and Aryz “It's very [a] different understanding, painting walls or painting in the studio,” Barcelona-based artist, Aryz, tells the Creators Project. “When you're painting walls you're interacting...Show More Summary
Modified inline skates holding pots of black pigment allow this artist to create her huge works (up to 40 feet or more) while rolling around the room, with...
News from the Indie Artist Summit, Periscope vs. Meerkat, how to run a successful PledgeMusic campaign, innovative revenue streams for musicians along with Facebook and touring tips all make the "must know" list on This Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music. _________________________________________ Live Streaming For Musicians: Periscope Vs. Meerkat 3...
"As you walk the western edge of the trendy hamlet of Silver Lake on the city’s storied Sunset Boulevard... you’ll see dozens of people standing precariously in the middle of four lanes of traffic to Instagram the piece, which is about...Show More Summary
Many large opera companies these days host valuable young artist programs dedicated to helping singers negotiate the difficult transition between leaving the conservatory and becoming full-time performing artists.
Here's a great blog post from our friend and master artist, Luis Rey, on his participation in Chicken Fest in London on April 23, 2015. Luis joined paleontologist, John Hutchinson, to talk about the links between chickens and dinosaurs and marvel at the giant chicken skeletons made by children as part of this art & science installation.
Recently interviewed by Michael Wiggins (@teachingartist) for the Association of Teaching Artists blog. Here is a quote to get your curious, “Teaching artists are the migrant workers of the arts education field.” Related posts: Teaching Theater and the Theater Teacher Freelance Artist: Debunking the Myth of the Starving Artist Citizen-Scholar-Artist
Last week, French artist Vincent Lamouroux used a water-soluble whitewash to transform a motel, including about a dozen Mexican fan palms that surround it. The Silver Lake building has been vacant for over a decade, and has a history of drug activity. Show More Summary
London’s New Bond Street store commissioned artist Blaise Drummond to create the latest in their world travel series, and to curate a bookshelf of some of his favourite works.
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I pursued the magnificent Late Rembrandt exhibition from London’s National Gallery to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam more in the spirit of an enraptured football fan than an artistic connoisseur. Some teams, or shows, are so great that you must follow them wherever they go, home and away. The home leg here was, of course, Amsterdam. Show More Summary
A community with the interesting history of having the first producing oil well in the U.S., developed from one the native Americans had used in times beyond memory, has a variety of creative artists enlivening the area. Their work is given a home in a bright brick downtown building, and gives a distinctive cachet to the downtown.
I recently hired a model for a gesture-drawing session. It was the first time I’d ever done such a thing, and it made me feel like a grown-up artist: in control, entitled to set the lighting, the poses, even the music. Artists are notoriously childlike. Anyone who … Continue reading ?
Moderna Museet has acquired Ulf Linde?s Duchamp archive, with support from Åke Bonnier. The archive includes sketches, letters, signed photographs by Marcel Duchamp and books with the artist?s dedications. On 28?30 April, internationally...Show More Summary
On 10th of June Christie?s London will offer a 1931 self-portrait by Amrita Sher-Gil, depicting one of India?s most important modern artists at the age of 18, recognised today as pioneer of Indian modernism. This is the first painting...Show More Summary
?Watch This! Revelations in Media Art? presents pioneering and contemporary artworks that trace the evolution of a continuously emerging medium. The exhibition celebrates artists who are engaged in a creative revolution?one shaped as...Show More Summary
Lusting after the gold Apple Watch Edition but don’t have the funds for Jony Ive’s $17,000 timepiece? You could take out a second mortgage on the house, or sell a kidney. Or you could do what artist Casey Neistat … Read more ›