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One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Masterpiece

“Sustainability.” A beautiful buzz word that has been floating around arts and crafts communities for decades, it refers to environmentally-conscious artwork created using material that, to the average observer, may just look like junk. Whether created with scrap metal, old furniture or discarded paint, sustainable art has environmental, economic and social implications—even if, for the […]

Gone Hollywood: Getting Your Art on a Film or TV Set

Ah, Hollywood. The glittering lights, the movie stars, the red carpet galas… For artists who have always harbored a secret desire to break into the film industry, enrolling in potentially humiliating acting classes or buying a camera you might never use are far from being your best options. As someone who has devoted your life […]

Five Tips for Building a Thriving Gallery Business

When it comes to running a successful art gallery, the formula isn’t as simple as “location, location, location.” Like the subjective nature of the art form itself, there is no one easy solution for building a business that thrives. “We don’t believe that one single strategy is the silver bullet for success,” says Cristi Smith, […]

Bring the Art World Home With Arthouse Films

Bring the Art World Home With Arthouse Films

Ah, movie night. Sure, you could watch Transformers 3. But you’re an artistic type and therefore probably appreciate creativity. So when it comes to entertainment, why not try something from Arthouse Films instead? Focusing exclusively on art-, music- and culture-related movies, Arthouse Films (“Where art and film collide”) produces and/or distributes around 15 to 20 […]

Introducing Fine Art Registry

“As the forerunner in art registry and fine art registration throughout the world,  I am proud to represent Fine Art Registry (FAR) as the international standard for the authentication of fine art collectibles,” says Richard Ahart of Lighthouse Media Management, FAR’s international representative. In the Summer edition of Art Business News, FAR CEO/founder Theresa Franks […]

The Summer of Autumn

The Summer of Autumn

Autumn de Forest is a fifth generation painter whose artwork has sold for as much as $25,000. Already much sought-after by domestic and international collectors alike, this weekend sees the opening of the artist’s very first solo exhibition. She’s also only ten years old. A selection of 90 the child prodigy’s paintings will be on […]

High School Students Get a Taste of the Art World with ArtWorks

High School Students Get a Taste of the Art World with ArtWorks

Miami is one artsy city, and non-profit arts education organization Arts for Learning (A4L) aims to keep it that way with ArtWorks, their newest venture into providing the youth of the Magic City with the resources and skills they need to realize their artistic potential. Made possible by a $75,000 grant from global financial services […]

Work of the Week: Sandhi Schimmel Gold’s Tosca

Work of the Week: Sandhi Schimmel Gold’s Tosca

Most people’s eyes gloss over the junk mail, flyers and various other advertisements that make their way to our mailboxes on a daily basis. Sandhi Schimmel Gold turns them into art. With her striking, intricate yet simple paper mosaics, the Virginia-based artist repurposes the advertising messages and images that bombard us on a daily basis […]

Make This Weekend an Artistic One with artMRKT Hamptons

Make This Weekend an Artistic One with artMRKT Hamptons

If you’re a seasoned art collector living in New York—we hear there are quite a few of them—you might want to think about taking a trip out of the city this weekend for the second annual artMRKT Hamptons, taking place from July 19-22 on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society in (you guessed it) […]

Poster Art Gets Frightful (In a Good Way) at If They Came From Within

Poster Art Gets Frightful (In a Good Way) at If They Came From Within

On first glance, the phrases “fine art” and “horror movie” might seem an odd pair. But, like peanut butter and chocolate, the two actually go together quite well—as evidenced by the Montreal, Quebec art show If They Came From Within: An Alternative History of Canadian Horror, premiering at the Fantasia International Film Festival this Friday, […]