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Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
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Men focus more on ‘brand’ when judging art

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Men and women focus on different aspects of art, report researchers: Men pay more attention to the artist’s background and authenticity, while women pay more attention to the art itself.

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Uterus Cross Stitch Pattern

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Uterus cross stitch pattern. Download in PDF format. Stitch Count: 105 x 74 Design Area: 4.5 by 6 on 14 ct. Made with DMC floss. The finished product
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Talented Artist Creates Incredible Optical Illusions on Wood

Talented Artist Creates Incredible Optical Illusions on Wood | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it
Singaporean artist Ivan Hoo is an ace at creating optical illusions. Using pastels and pencils on wood, he illustrates highly realistic objects such as spilled cola, cracked eggs, broken vases and crumpled paper.



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Making Spirit Bottles

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There are many stories and legends about trapping spirits or imps in bottles, and they are especially fun to make and display at holiday time. When you see these, you may be tempted to not even cle...
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What a Turkey - AP

What a Turkey - AP | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it
A funny little fella on a turkey…this is the artist proof of a long retired edition…this is a hand-painted one-of-a-kind by the artist and created by her personally as the master for her edition pieces, exceptionally done and a very special creation and among the most sought after of her folk art pieces,
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Amazing Textured Cut Paper Illustrations by Morgana Wallace

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The talented illustrator Morgana Wallace creates illustrations by using textured paper : with this valued tool, she creates these illustrations with several lay

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It's Fucking Art!

It's Fucking Art! | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it
These intimate & fornicating bits of genitalia are works by Paul Stafford ~ and their realism comes from the fact that Stafford takes plaster casts of couples having sex. Because Stafford can a...

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Beware of Artists

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collective-history:
“ “Beware of Artists” - Actual poster issued by Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1950s, at height of the red scare.
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Quilling & Paper Art by Yulia Brodskaya

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“ It’s been over a year since we last checked in on the beautiful work of Russian paper artist and graphic designer Yulia Brodskaya (previously featured here), who creates vibrant,...

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Birds Of A Feather - Made Of Flowers

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fer1972:
“ Birds made of Flowers by Red Hong Yi ”
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A work of art wastes away and becomes lustreless in surroundings where it has a price but not a value.

A work of art wastes away and becomes lustreless in surroundings where it has a price but not a value. | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it

of art wastes away and becomes lustreless in surroundings where it has a price but not a value. It radiates only when surrounded by love. It is bound to wilt in a world where the rich have no time and the cultivated no money. But it never harmonizes with borrowed greatness.


-Ernst Junger

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Woven words #art

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Woven words #art
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Tiny Embroidered Animals by Chloe Giordano

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Haunting Photographs of Artifacts From the Hiroshima Atomic Blast

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Through Ishiuchi Miyako’s lens, the things we leave behind are not merely totems of ourselves, but rather objects with lives of their own. An upcoming exhibit at Andrew Roth gallery presents “Here and Now: Atomic Bomb Artifacts, ひろしま/Hiroshima 1945/2007—,” Ishiuchi's photos of objects in the archive of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.
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This Mom Lets Her 4-Year-Old Finish Her Drawings, And The Results Are Hilarious! ~ Distractify

This Mom Lets Her 4-Year-Old Finish Her Drawings, And The Results Are Hilarious! ~ Distractify | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it

"At first, artist Mica Angela Hendricks didn’t want her four-year-old daughter near her new sketchbook. She is serious about her art, and she knew little Myla would want to scribble all over the pages. Then, her daughter said the words that changed everything.


“If you can’t share, we’ll have to take it away.”
 
"She had used her own mother’s words against her, and now Mica had no choice but to indulge Myla. She let her daughter finish one of her sketches, and pretty soon, they had a whole collection of collaborations."


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Ultimate Button Lovers Sweepstakes

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There's a reason buttons are such a popular notion. Whimsical, functional, playful, antique, hand-carved... there are so many options, and each one can change the look of a garment! We want to see how you use buttons in your sewing. Upload any sewing project using or featuring buttons to enter, then vote on your favorite! Submissions close 8/31, and voting will start 9/1.

This contest is open to all BurdaStyle.com members.

Submission Dates:  August 1 until August 31
Voting Dates:  September 1 until September 7
Winner Announced:  September 8
 
The Grand Prize: Button Lovers Gift Basket

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Budapest Masters of Art Nouveau in the Collection of the Museum of Applied Arts | Museum of Applied Arts

Budapest Masters of Art Nouveau in the Collection of the Museum of Applied Arts | Museum of Applied Arts | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it

Until 31 August


The exhibition of the Art Nouveau collection of the Museum of Applied Arts, which met with success in the Musei Capitolini in Rome this spring, is on display in Budapest from 24 May, 2013.
The Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest, which came into being modelling the Victoria and Albert Museum, is one of the earliest and most significant institutions in Europe among such museums. Feeling enthusiastic about the success of the Paris Universal Exposition 1867 it was founded in 1872 as the second national museum of Hungary. Ödön Lechner’s architectural work the museum’s Art Nouveau palace, which dominates the townscape, was finished in 1896.


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Art EVERYWHERE!

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A new project takes iconic American pieces on the road.


Until August 31st, Art Everywhere US will display 58 beacons of American art on over 50,000 digital and material billboards across the country—on city streets, at town bus stops, across rural highways, on movie screens, bus shelters and taxi marquees.

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Have you spotted any in your town?

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Margaret Keane’s Big Eyes Were the Portrait of Her Tortured Soul

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by Lise LaSalle Having enjoyed Tim Burton’s movies through the years, my curiosity went on high alert when I read about his new biopic Big Eyes set to be released this Christmas in a theater near you and me. Adam Parfrey who runs Feral House Books, a little house of darkness promoting ‘pure information and…
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See also @Laura Brown's article about these big-eyed works written a decade ago! http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/columns/2004/9/20/

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See also [url=/u/164369 x-already-notified=1]Laura Brown[/url]'s article about these big-eyed works written a decade ago! http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/columns/2004/9/20/

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See also [url=/u/164369 x-already-notified=1]Laura Brown[/url]'s article about these big-eyed works written a decade ago! http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/columns/2004/9/20/

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See also [url=/u/164369 x-already-notified=1]Laura Brown[/url]'s article about these big-eyed works written a decade ago! http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/columns/2004/9/20/

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Jessica Harrison: Feminist Figurines | Art Feature | The Skinny

Jessica Harrison: Feminist Figurines | Art Feature | The Skinny | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it
Arriving in Jupiter Artland this month, in a pink plinthed and painted room, are a series of twisted ceramic ladies. Sculptor Jessica Harrison tells us about their genesis, feminism, and going viral

 

Jessica Harrison: Broken, Jupiter Artland, 31 Jul-28 Sep,

part of Edinburgh Art Festival

http://jessicaharrison.co.uk/

 

 


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It’s a woman’s world at Bozar’s Summer of Photography | Flanders Today

It’s a woman’s world at Bozar’s Summer of Photography | Flanders Today | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it

For women, photography was different, says Gabriele Schor, the Austrian curator of Bozar’s new exhibition, WOMAN: The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s, which stands as the centrepiece of the fifth biennial Summer of Photography festival in Brussels.

 

According to Schor, when women took up photography and other new media in the 1960s and ’70s, it was an act of artistic emancipation. “For the first time in the history of art, the ‘image of women’ was being created by women,” she says.


WOMAN, a collection of 450 works – mostly photographs – by 29 European and American female artists of the 1970s, sets the tone for this year’s festival, which takes a penetrating look into the world of gender and how it is performed and experienced in different societies.

 

Spearheaded by Bozar and in collaboration with 36 partners, Summer of Photography spreads across 20 locations in the Brussels-Capital Region, representing more than 85 artists.

Until 31 August 2014.

 

http://www.summerofphotography.be/

 

 


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Original Collage Art on Wood

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this is an original, hand-cut collage on a wood box measuring approximately 8.75 x 6.75 x 3.5 inches. Covered with an archival, UV resistant

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Queer Feminist Artists Challenging Today's 'Body Oppression' (NSFW)

Queer Feminist Artists Challenging Today's 'Body Oppression' (NSFW) | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it

When asked, in an interview back in 1999, whether or not one painting could adequately challenge masculine representations of God, the inimitable Judy Chicago replied, "Not one painting... One painting can't possibly have that power...


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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
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Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
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Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
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Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
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The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
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It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
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