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At Ron English's opening.His use of color is ridiculous @ Opera Gallery [photo] http://t.co/h4BgXsFm...
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Twitter / Artsnapper: Happy Election Day! We've Snapped ...

Happy Election Day! We've Snapped these posts throughout the city. Have you seen them?
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Art discovery & social sharing app Artsnapper lets you discover, review and recommend to friends

Art discovery & social sharing app Artsnapper lets you discover, review and recommend to friends | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Art discovery & social sharing app, Artsnapper is a visual art guide enabling people to discover, review and recommend art.
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Attention all ART Bloggers!!

Attention all ART Bloggers!! | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
As the Artsnapper blog continues to grow, we are constantly inspired by other blogs within the art community.  By keeping up with each others ideas and discoveries, the online art community is ab... (Attention all ART Bloggers!
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6/19 : Hell's Kitchen Artists Guild/Association

6/19 : Hell's Kitchen Artists Guild/Association | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Artsnapper is a visual art guide that enables you to discover, review and recommend art right at your fingertipsAre you fascinated by the art world but are not quite sure what to look for, where to go, or how to begin?
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Some of Cristian’s Favorite Art

Some of Cristian’s Favorite Art | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
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Paris Tonkar magazine #5

Paris Tonkar magazine #5 | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it

Des murs, des trains, des métros, des palissades… De la peinture, toujours de la peinture… Des tags et même des stickers ! Encore un nouveau numéro riche en créations et productions d’œuvres urbaines. Nous avons également donné la parole à des artistes anglo-saxons pour avoir un autre point de vue sur toutes ces pratiques artistiques que nous défendons dans notre magazine, l’urban art ! Autre chose qu’il me semble important de dire avant d’aller plus en avant dans mon édito : j’ai commis deux petites erreurs dans le précédent numéro en attribuant un collage à Zokatos et un autre à Lœilpartoo alors qu’ils n’étaient pas de leur fait. J’en suis, bien entendu, désolé mais cet impair m’a amené à me poser la question suivante : « Est-il plus facile d’avoir des « fakes » dans le street art ou le graffiti ? »… Dans un long dossier en préparation, je reviendrai sur l’utilisation du street art dans la pub, le marketing et les nombreux « artistes » qui copient allègrement le travail des autres en oubliant ce qui a déjà été réalisé ailleurs et avant ! Que dirait Banksy ou Obey en parcourant les nombreuses villes où ils sont plagiés tous les jours ? Et les affichistes soviétiques ou chinois ? Tout cela pour dire, un peu d’humilité ne fait jamais de mal…

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Art Predictions for 2012

Art Predictions for 2012 | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Village Voice art critic Christian Viveros-Faune has made three predictions (with an introductory caveat that translates to, “just guessing, after all!”) for the coming year. The first...
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Perfect Picture or Perfect “Snap”

Perfect Picture or Perfect “Snap” | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
As many of you heard Instagram was purchased by Facebook for 1 billion dollars. Yes I did say BILLION not MILLION. Many people wonder why instagram became so popular and there many hypothesis as to...
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Submissions

Submissions | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
  Artsnapper and its members believe that everyone who wants to enjoy art and learn about art deserves the right to do so. In order to help us achieve this dream, we need YOUR help. If you com...
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Light Up My Life | artsnapper

Light Up My Life | artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Between LED screens, shop windows, and the tip of the Empire State Building, New York City does not exactly lack nighttime illumination. However, through “video mapping” technology, lights are now animating the city ...
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Terrywood | artsnapper

Terrywood | artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Terry Richardson's first solo exhibition, aptly titled “Terrywood,” opened last weekend in Los Angeles and will run until the end of March. While I've never cared for tabloid culture, or who's who in Hollywood, Richardson's lens ...
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What is Outsider Art? | artsnapper

What is Outsider Art? | artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
I love this piece about outsider art, written after the Outsider Art Fair hit New York the weekend of January 28th-29th. If we need a pithy definition of outsider art, it refers to “art created outside the boundaries of official culture” ...
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Ron English, Crucial Fiction

Ron English, Crucial Fiction | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Ron English, Crucial Fiction ("Crucial Fiction" by Ron English at Opera Galley NYC tonight!!!
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The Can Man Makes Urban Art | Artsnapper

The Can Man Makes Urban Art | Artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Artsnapper is a Social Discovery platform for ART. Artsnapper's goal is to change the way that art is perceived by making it accessible, enjoyable, and less mysterious, while at the same time educating people about art.
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Exciting New Initiatives | artsnapper

Exciting New Initiatives | artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
As Artsnapper grows as a company and an exciting platform for art discovery, we have begun working with some unique art organizations to get the word out about amazing public art. Whether we're seeing it around the world ...
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Application: Artsnapper

Application: Artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Artsnapper enables you to discover art wherever you are located, based on the recommendations from the art community or your own preferences. This is a great way to discover unknown galleries and street art.
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Superhero Art | artsnapper

Superhero Art | artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
As of today, Marvel's blockbuster film The Avengers has earned $200.3 million domestically, making it the biggest movie debut of all time. Prior to the release of The Avengers, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ...
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Jarosław Jaśnikowski’s Marvelous World

Jarosław Jaśnikowski’s Marvelous World | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
I am not big fan of the surrealism movement, which includes artists such as  Salvador Dalí, Georges Limbour,  Joan Miró and  Marcel Duchamp, therefore when I was told by my friend, John ...
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Looking at art, up close and on my screen

Looking at art, up close and on my screen | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it

No matter the medium, art can be enjoyed up close in your monitor screen. Enjoy.

 

When I look at paintings in a museum, I like to get so close (if the guard will let me) that I can see the texture of the paint on the canvas.  I like to understand the physicality and dimensions ...

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Shadow Art is Unreal!!!

Shadow Art is Unreal!!! | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
I have never actually seen shadow art but by the look of these images, the art appears to require immense amount of creativity not only in the positionining of the materials used, the angle of the ...
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Murals for a modern world: Diego Rivera at MoMA

Murals for a modern world: Diego Rivera at MoMA | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
When I saw the Diego Rivera frescoes at the MoMA, what immediately came to mind was the timeliness of the exhibit.  The frescos were originally commissioned by the museum in 1931, during the Great...
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Ever thought about collecting art? | artsnapper

Ever thought about collecting art? | artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it
Though I've never collected art (yet!) and cannot claim to be knowledgeable at all about that world, this seemed like a handy little guide for getting into art collecting. “Tips to Starting a Collection” from The Wall Street Journal ...
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China Reshapes the World of Art Sales | artsnapper

China Reshapes the World of Art Sales | artsnapper | Best Urban Art | Scoop.it

When will Urvan Art become the most graviated art????

 

 

With the surge in China's economy over the past years it's no surprise that some of the largest and most expensive collections of art belong to a few extremely wealthy individuals in China. The art market, much like the world ...

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