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Visions Ignited | artsnapper

Visions Ignited | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Passion is something that's inherently accepted in art. Passion from the artist, passion from the audience, it's a burning emotion that is all consuming and constantly igniting new artistic visions. Kyle Thomson is taking the ...
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Jasper Johns Birthday

Jasper Johns Birthday | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Today is Jasper Johns birthday and in light of him turning 82, we here at Artsnapper would like to share some information about one of the greatest artists of our time. Jasper Johns is known to hav...
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Yayoi Kusama is crazy but still going strong

Yayoi Kusama is crazy but still going strong | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Yayoi Kusama is still going strong at eighty-two years of age; the charmingly eccentric Japanese artist, who sold a painting for record-breaking $5.1 million in 2008 (highest for any living fema...
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Ron Ulciny Does Sculptures | artsnapper

Ron Ulciny Does Sculptures | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
I really enjoy the use of different materials and the natural colors that are used in this sculpture. The wood of the bowling pin compliments the nature infused sub-sculpture inside of it; the sandalwood color of the pin really ...
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Whitney Biennial Visit | artsnapper

Whitney Biennial Visit | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Many of those who know me, know that I am not shy about stating the obvious. For instance: If you invite me to a party and the party is boring, I am not going to lie to you and say “It's an O.K. party”, which will be the polite thing ...
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Some of Cristian’s Favorite Art

Some of Cristian’s Favorite Art | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
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The Mona Lisa in Spain? | artsnapper

The Mona Lisa in Spain? | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
The Mona Lisa in Spain? March 28, 2012 by twelfthgecko · 0 Comments · Detail in the Prado Mona Lisa. The Louvre's Mona Lisa. The Prado's Mona Lisa. I don't have any personal investment in the Mona Lisa — don't love it, don't hate it, it is ...
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Whitney Biennial Visit

Whitney Biennial Visit | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Many of those who know me, know that I am not shy about stating the obvious. For instance: If you invite me to a party and the party is boring, I am not going to lie to you and say “It’s an O.K...
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Jarosław Jaśnikowski’s Marvelous World

Jarosław Jaśnikowski’s Marvelous World | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | 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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Perfect Picture or Perfect “Snap”

Perfect Picture or Perfect “Snap” | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | 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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3 Year Old Artist

3 Year Old Artist | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
We here at Artsnapper are strong believers that anyone who wants to enjoy art deserves the right to do so. We also encourage the participation of all type’s of people in the art world. With ...
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Submissions

Submissions | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | 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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Cindy Sherman hits MoMa | artsnapper

Cindy Sherman hits MoMa  |  artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
A career retrospective of one of the most important photographers of the last 50 years, Cindy Sherman, opened yesterday at the Museum of Modern Art with 175 images spanning her entire career. What ...
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Artist Miler Lagos at MagnanMetz Gallery | artsnapper

Artist Miler Lagos at MagnanMetz Gallery | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
I really like the concept of this photo. The bright lighting and white wall background give this picture a contemporary vibe and then, further, making novels upon novels the main focal point of the photo provides the eye-catching ...
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Nikolaj Lund Combines Photography and Music | artsnapper

Nikolaj Lund Combines Photography and Music | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Award winning photographer Nikolaj Lund, who is not only a specialist in classical music photography but also has a background in classical music, takes musicians outside of the confines of the music arena and photographs ...
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Superhero Art | artsnapper

Superhero Art | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | 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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Introduction to the Art World | artsnapper

Introduction to the Art World | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
This perception of exclusivity in the art world is something that me and other folks at Artsnapper want to shatter. The mission that we are embarking on stems from our belief that anyone who wants to enjoy art deserves the right ...
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Van Gogh Up Close exhibit | artsnapper

Van Gogh Up Close exhibit | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
In Philadelphia, one of the most widely visited museums to check out visual art is Philadelphia's very own Museum of Art. The Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the country and is one of the most beautiful ...
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Another Artist Does Spots | artsnapper

Another Artist Does Spots | artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Before the entire world was seeing spots thanks to Damian Hirst, another artist, Yayoi Kusama, filled (with some help) just a small room with them, and achieved an entirely different effect. In a current exhibit at the Queensland ...
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Art Predictions for 2012

Art Predictions for 2012 | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | 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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My Life in Art

My Life in Art | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Some of the most important objects by which I track my life are works of art.  They represent where I’ve been, what I’ve seen, what has interested me, who I was with, etc. I’ve b...
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The Art of Food

The Art of Food | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
I love to eat and I love art (a common theme for most of us here at Artsnapper), therefore it was a nice treat when I stumbled upon the astonishing miniature food art created by artist Shay Aaron....
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Looking at art, up close and on my screen

Looking at art, up close and on my screen | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
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!!! | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | 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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