RIP Drawn Blog

RIP Drawn Blog

June 12th, 2013 | Blogs, Drawing, Graphic Art, Internet, Media

We’re sad to hear that Drawn, illustration blog numero uno, has closed it’s doors. Some folks are already looking for something to replace the beloved blog which has been a popular first stop for inspiration in the morning since 2005. Drawn maker and shaker John… Read More

Amanda Palmer: “Fear Not the Digital Present”

Amanda Palmer: “Fear Not the Digital Present”

Another inspiring talk by Amanda Palmer (Piano-slayer, ukulele-freak, singer, blogger, lover of Neil Gaiman, and co-founder of the Brechtian punk cabaret duo, The Dresden Dolls) who is ruling the Internet when she has the time for it and George Takei is on a holiday. Amanda… Read More

Renaissance Workshop – A Curator’s Journal from Florence

Renaissance Workshop – A Curator’s Journal from Florence

May 21st, 2013 | Blogs, Curators, Media, Renaissance

Preparing a big exhibition can take years and lead you to all kinds of interesting places around the world. The Getty’s drawings curator Julian Brooks can tell you all about it and he’s actually doing exactly that right now on Facebook and Twitter where you… Read More

Every Painter Paints Himself

Every Painter Paints Himself

May 14th, 2013 | Blogs, Education, Media, Portraits

The website Every Painter Paints Himself reveals the secrets behind true art in ways that, until now, only artists could. With short entries, encouraging you to spend more time studying images than reading the text, the site demonstrates the basic themes around which poetic painters… Read More

First American Art Magazine – A uniquely indigenous voice to indigenous arts

First American Art Magazine – A uniquely indigenous voice to indigenous arts

May 2nd, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Magazines, Media, USA

First American Art Magazine’s pilot issue is now available online for free. A brand new publication, First American Art Magazine explores all aspects of Indigenous American art, from the visual to the literary. Unlike any other magazine on the newsstands, its focus is on Indigenous… Read More

Contemporary And (C&) – New perspectives for African contemporary art

Contemporary And (C&) – New perspectives for African contemporary art

March 7th, 2013 | Africa, Contemporary Art, Internet, Media

Contemporary And (C&) is an international online platform for diverse and critical insights into, and perspectives on, contemporary African art. The project is initiated and published by the German „Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen“ – ifa (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations). C& gives established and emerging artists,… Read More

When Art Critics Change Their Minds

When Art Critics Change Their Minds

March 1st, 2013 | Criticism, Media

When venerable critic Peter Schjeldahl’s blog post titled “Changing My Mind About Gustav Klimt’s ‘Adele’” appeared on the New Yorker’s website last June, we took note. Schjeldahl did not so much do a complete about-face on the glittering 1907 portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, the 25-year-old… Read More

Arty Bollocks Generator

Arty Bollocks Generator

February 21st, 2013 | Media, Satire

We bet you hate having to write your own artist statement. All those hours of trying to describe a piece of art and putting an emotional response into words. And then you end up with some unreadable hogwash about intercontextualisation or something like that. Well,… Read More

Short artist portraits from Submarine Channel

Short artist portraits from Submarine Channel

January 22nd, 2013 | Design, Documentaries, Media, Videos

Profiles is Submarine Channel’s ongoing series of short portraits about established and upcoming creative innovators who are breaking new ground in contemporary visual culture. Submarine Channel profiles compiles all interviews from these previous series: Pretty Cool People Interviews, Dutch DFA Profiles, Watch the Titles Interviews,… Read More

Doug Aitken – The Source Videos

Doug Aitken – The Source Videos

November 24th, 2012 | Documentaries, Media, NEWEST, Shows, Videos

Artist Doug Aitken presents a series of filmed conversations with well-known cultural figures, exploring the essence of their creative process. The film is part of Aitken’s artwork The Source, an installation at Tate Liverpool (Until 13 January 2013). Doug Aitken – The Source: Jacques Herzog… Read More