Art Smart on the Sly

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Since you never know what crowd you’ll be falling into –we’ve compiled a non-threatening mix of books to get your Art Smart on. Some cover the hype of a few well-known art stars, and others take you into current art movements. There are a few biographies and “text” book like works on our list, but that’s because it makes it easier to appreciate the new when you know what influences the artist drew from. Continue Reading

Andy Warhol x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Collection (Good Luck Getting a Pair)

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The buzz is Converse is dropping a Chuck Taylor All Star Andy Warhol Converse collection this January.  There’s going to be a limited edition run of only 200 pairs sold within the US. Continue Reading

ArteSano Project Adds some Flair in the Dominican Republic

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This year my inbox saw a parade of press releases for festivals cropping up in India, Brazil, Canada and now I’m crushing on these pics from the ArteSano Project in the Dominican Republic.  They drove me straight to Instagram see what was popping up on the streets of DR in real-time.  It’s all amazing – use the hashtag #artesanoproject.  I was pleasantly surprised to see works from artists like, Pixel Pancho, Axel Void, and Evoca1. Continue Reading

Represent: 200 Years of African American Art

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Represent: 200 Years of African American Art now showing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Continue Reading

Top 5 Art Shows of 2014

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These shows made the list because I visited them more than once (that rarely ever happens) or my sensibilities were totally confounded by the creativity…these shows rocked my 2014. Continue Reading

Kandinsky’s 148th Celebrated with Google Doodle & Our Kandinksy Audio Primer

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Today Kandinksy’s 148th birthday is being celebrated as a Google Doodle. It reminds us of our old HAHA MAG Kandinksy audio tour, when we tried to make your Russian art experience a little more interesting and a lot less aggravating. Your Handy Kandinsky Primer Package includes: MP3s, Photos, Intro to Audio Tour, and a trusty map Continue Reading

The Best of the Rest: Miami Art Week 2014 Pic Fest

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Welcome to our Miami Art Week 2014 ‘Best of the Rest’ Fest. This smorgasbord of pictures are culled from the fairs we really enjoyed this year around, including the new Latin American fair- PINTA. Continue Reading