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Art and Science Intersect at School of the Art Institute Chicago

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 31, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Mathematician Eugenia Cheng uses bagels in her presentation to a class on topology at the School of the Art Institute. Cheng is SAIC’s second scientist-in-residence. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)

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Arts with Invisible Disabilities- Challenge Informs Creativity in Invisible:VisAble Exhibition

Posted by Leisa Rich on March 31, 2015 at 6:37am 0 Comments

I am seeking some really great, positive artists whose art is informed by an "invisible" challenge. Are you an artist doing work conceptually inspired by epilepsy? Depression? Bipolar? Deafness? or? Do you know an artist who you might recommend?

The idea for this exhibition happened when my deafness -- the most challenging of my medical issues and something I pretended didn’t exist for most of my life -- began insinuating itself into my creative fiber art practice. I…

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BJ Sears - The Electrophonic Anachroscope

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 30, 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Electrophonic Anachroscope, USA, 2006…

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ART AUREA - Who Wears My Art?

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 30, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Imagine a large table laid with creations by internationally renowned…

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The Perils of "Secret" Projects!

Posted by The Justified Sinner on March 29, 2015 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Caledonian Sleeper Cufflinks Macquette - 1

This last couple of months has been absolutely unbearable for someone who enjoys sharing the progress of works online. First came the Caledonian Sleeper cufflink commission, then came my work with "The…

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Ryan Burke - Photographer, Make Up, & Visual Artist

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

New York-based photographer Ryan Burke is a master of self-transformation. He spends anywhere from three to eight hours skillfully using makeup, clothing, and creative props to achieve each new appearance.…

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William Llewellyn Griffiths - The Allure of Danger and Romance

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 3:55pm 0 Comments

Australian master jeweler William Llewellyn Griffiths has over 30 years experience crafting intricate pieces that have an allure of danger, romance and unholy reverence. A potent cocktail of hand-worked stones, metals and gems, William has crafted distinct…

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The Reinvention of Normal

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

"Go straight off the wall" said his dad - and Dominic does just that.

The film follows Dominic Wilcox, an artist / inventor / designer on his quest for new ideas. Transforming the mundane and ordinary into something surprising, wondrous and strangely thought provoking.



Directed…

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Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 12:45pm 0 Comments

You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to…

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Morana Kranjec - Folded and Cut

Posted by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 12:34pm 0 Comments



The level of complexity found in Morana Kranjec’s folded fashions appears to defy logic. The seams where paper slides into paper are hidden, giving no clue to their construction. In organized chaos the sheets stack upon each other, slashed and delicately twisted to expose the gaps and…

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