Bugs, Snails, & Precious Stones: How 3 Western Paint Colors Were Traditionally Made

Ever wonder how some of your favorite artists created their colors on canvas? It’s only been relatively recently in western art history (that is, around the 19th century) that paints began being mass-produced. Just how did western painters make or … Continued

Our Top 8 Artistic Gifts for Kids Under $20 This Holiday Season

Scrambling for a gift for the kid(s) in your life that’s a bit more creative than this year’s big-ticket items? Don’t worry: we’ve got you covered! We were inspired Museum Shop Sunday (check out more on this movement here) to … Continued

A Little Artmosphere

It’s no surprise to anyone that restaurants with a clearly-defined atmosphere tend to do better. But restaurants with a focus on artmosphere–a specifically-curated focus on art as part of the restaurant’s atmosphere, in addition to a dedication to cuisine–go above … Continued

Art News Roundup: Auction Week New York

    Let’s talk Monet. Is it a coincidence that I typed “Money” instead of “Monet” upon starting this post? Either way, Auction Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York concluded the week of May 10 with big money spent on … Continued