Art in Motion: The Truck Art Project

To borrow a phrase from The Grinch (in Ron Howard’s 2000 film adaptation of the character, of course), the “glitter of commercialism” as we know it today is inundated into every part of life–but very rarely glitters. Sure, advertisements in all … Continued

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Toasted: Ida Skivenes’ Art is Good Enough to Eat

Ida Skivenes’ art career is toasted. Not literally–but kind of literally. The Oslo-based artist recreates famous works of art using pieces of toasted bread as her canvas. As we’ve seen with Sarah Gonzalez and Jenn Aguilar, using food as a … Continued

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Rio Olympics: The Homecoming of Tarsila’s “Abaporu”

The Olympics are upon us! While there’s a lot to think about during the world’s biggest sports competition–from whether Michael Phelps has got enough left in him to win yet another slew of medals or if the IOC is actually a … Continued

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Check Out Dan Rawlings’ Saw Art

Oh, Internet. Without you, we’d be unaware of so many things. Cat videos would be solely for their owners’ enjoyment, and picking apart various Marvel films and BBC shows for Easter eggs would be a solo mission. Aside from not … Continued

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FYI–Outside Lands Has Art, Too

    Outside Lands, arguably the Bay Area’s biggest summer music festival, is known for featuring some of today’s hottest alternative and indie acts. Headliners this year include LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, Lionel Richie, Lana Del Rey, Chance the Rapper, and … Continued

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Live Art Piece Remembers Battle of the Somme

    A little over 100 years ago, the long and bloody Battle of the Somme began. The battle–fought in trenches in the French countryside–stretched on for 5 months and became the longest and bloodiest battle of the First World … Continued

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Artlexachung is the Only Instagram Account You’ll Ever Need

  There are hundreds of thousands of Instagram accounts devoted to art. Most artists today–along with galleries, museums, and other institutions–have accounts dedicated to giving users a taste of their work. Then there are the more humourous art history accounts–everything … Continued

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Kids, The Art of Looking in a Digital Age, and How Art Can Help

Back when I was still in college (a whopping 3 weeks ago), I remember several conversations I had with my art history professor. When covering the Impressionist painters and when talking about the scholarship surrounding Vermeer, she brought up a … Continued

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