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High Tech Gets Artsy

High Tech Gets Artsy

Alongside Silicon Valley engineers and software developers, artists explore new technologies By Melissa Hart This May, artist Andrea Blum wandered through the woods of Marin County collecting plants, insects, and lichen. Then, she headed for Autodesk’s steel-and-glass Pier 9 studio in San Francisco to cook the natural materials into a dye, which she’d later use […]

The Homeland of Her Youth

The Homeland of Her Youth

Valerie Collymore finds artistic inspiration from her unique childhood in France By Jack Hamann At the age of 9, Valerie Harmon was the only African-American—and, in fact, the only American—at her first day of school at Lycée de Jeunes Filles in Nice, France. She didn’t know a soul, and she didn’t speak French. Her teacher, Mme. […]

Top 40 Artists to Watch

Top 40 Artists to Watch

Some of this year’s top talent, curated by the ABN editorial team Here at ABN, we’re always discovering new artists to love. With this list of top 40 artists to watch, we are thrilled to introduce you to our current obsessions. This group includes painters, sculptors, and photographers with already flourishing careers, as well as […]

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

How art-title insurance can protect you from unexpected lawsuits. By Alan Katz, Esq. You may have bought a work of art, but are you sure you own it? How do you know whether the IRS or creditors of any prior owner have filed claims on your artwork? Art-title insurance entered the art-market scene in 2006. […]

2014: A Retrospective

2014: A Retrospective

ABN’s Top 20 Art Exhibitions of the Past Year By Hillary Casavant Each year, exciting museum and gallery exhibits turn heads and leave lasting impressions on the art world. From retrospec-tives of art legends to debuts by tomorrow’s shining stars, these shows challenge viewers and excite artists, critics and collectors alike. Here are 20 exhibits […]

The Artist’s Space

The Artist’s Space

Find the perfect studio to maximize your creative output. by Bethany Murray “Where do you work?” Artists don’t always have a clear answer to this often-asked question. A studio is not just a place of business; it’s a home, a lifestyle and a creative environment. Yet many artists, consumed with supporting their work, fail to evaluate […]

3-D Printing: New Dimensions

3-D Printing: New Dimensions

At museums across the United States, artists and visitors have embraced the “maker culture” of 3-D printing technology, which allows users to create a physical work of art from a 3-D digital model.

Do I Really Need a Consignment Agreement?

Do I Really Need a Consignment Agreement?

A well-drafted consignment agreement legally protects both the artist and gallery owner and prevents the disappointment that might arise from a lack of clear understanding or expectations.

Shop the Shows

Shop the Shows

If you’re one of the many art lovers who are looking for more down-to-earth, wallet-friendly art finds, try these tips.

Soo Sunny Park: Sculpting Art and Mind

Soo Sunny Park: Sculpting Art and Mind

We asked Soo Sunny Park about her career path as an artist and how teaching affects her work. She offers some priceless advice for aspiring artists.

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