A 3D Artist Imagines the Realistic Fossilized Skulls of Endearing Cartoon Characters

  Animation Design #anatomy #cartoons #fossils #humor #skulls #surreal #tv March 4, 2020 Grace Ebert “Canis Goofus – USA, 1932.” All images © Filip Hodas A Prague-based artist is memorializing some of his favorite cartoons with a series of convincing fossils that provide an unconventional look at the skeletons of animated characters. Filip Hodas’s Cartoon …

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Eroded Replicas of Iconic Sculptures Reveal Crystal Formations in New Sculptures by Daniel Arsham

“Blue Calcite Eroded Moses” (2019), blue calcite and hydrostone, 102 3/8 x 46 7/8 x 49 3/16 inches. All images © Daniel Arsham and Perrotin, shared with permission Artist Daniel Arsham (previously) re-envisions some of the most well-recognized sculptures of classical antiquity in Paris, 3020, his recent series of replications marred with lightly pigmented crystals. …

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Art Career Education

Art Career Education If you’re thinking of becoming a successful artist in your own lifetime, then what you need is a balance of good business sense, hard work and talent, and an institutional learning such as art career education. Pursuing a career in art is not just taking on what you love but needs to …

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Artist Arthur Jafa Directed Kanye West’s Searing New Music Video

Just a day after 13 art institutions around the world banded together to host a stream of his acclaimed video Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death, artist Arthur Jafa has given us a new work. But that new video was premiered not through an art space, but via rapper Kanye West, whose song …

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A Month in Photos: June

Welcome to the second installment of our ongoing monthly feature series: A Month in Photos. The month of June has weighed heavily on our hearts—it has been one of listening, learning, sharing, reckoning, and lots of hard conversations. We have been inspired by the many great initiatives created in recent weeks to elevate voices of …

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Metal Art Basics

Metal Art Basics Metal art falls under a few different categories in the art world. Most people would place it in the sculpture box. Metal art is also a little out of the mainstream of art. If you think about it, the main population of artists are painters. Why you ask? Probably because the space, …

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Carl Solway, Dealer Who Welcomed the Avant-Garde in Cincinnati, Is Dead at 85

The veteran Cincinnati-based art dealer Carl Solway, who supported visionary artists for more than 50 years, died in Ohio. The cause was cancer, his family said; he was 85. Instantly recognizable for his bespectacled, wild-haired Einsteinian look, Solway not only served the Cincinnati region; he also had a substantial impact on the art of the …

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“Relics and Remains” by Artist Dominique Fung

New paintings from Brooklyn-based artist Dominique Fung (previously featured here). Born and raised in Ottawa to first-generation parents from Shanghai and Hong Kong, Fung’s current solo exhibition is a dark and playful exploration of “jook-sing-ness.” In Cantonese, jook-sing is a pejorative term for persons of Chinese descent who live overseas and identify more strongly with …

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Photographer Spotlight: Desiré van den Berg

A selection of recent images by Amsterdam-based photographer Desiré van den Berg (previously featured here and here). Working at the intersection of documentary and fine art, van den Berg’s style is informed by her beginnings as a nightlife reportage photographer and her ongoing interest in fashion and subcultures. These images are a visual diary of …

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Longtime MOCA Cleveland Director Jill Snyder Resigns, Urges Museums to Diversify Leadership

Jill Snyder, who has led the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland for 23 years, has resigned from her post. Her departure came suddenly, and occurred less than two weeks after the museum weathered a controversy involving an allegedly censored show of works focused on police brutality by artist Shaun Leonardo. In a statement, Snyder made …

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