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Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

junkyardarts October 8, 2014 0

This is for real. What’s a girl gotta do to get a Groupon for one of these paint parties? BBC

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The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

junkyardarts September 26, 2014 0

Is there anything more satisfying than a perfectly smooth line?  I love looking at it.  I love watching it happen.  I even love how it happens in different mediums!  Ink, charcoal, paint, it doesn’t

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To Do: Throwback Game Night at the Peabody Essex

To Do: Throwback Game Night at the Peabody Essex

junkyardarts August 14, 2014 0

Looking to get weird on a giant Twister mat in a public space with a bunch of strangers who are also artistically inclined? Well the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has the night for you!

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Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

junkyardarts July 31, 2014 0

Age ain’t nothin’ but a number. Wrinkles on the other hand do their darndest to plaster that number all over our faces, hands, just about everywhere.  But why the shame in showing our age?

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The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

junkyardarts June 19, 2014 0

True story: I had to have plastic surgery on my ears and during the process I asked my surgeon what her passion was (besides chopping up the human body) and she said “art”.  It

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Last Minute Plans: Artist Book Signing

Last Minute Plans: Artist Book Signing

junkyardarts June 12, 2014 0

The wonderful thing about poetry is that despite the original intent, a reader often finds their own meaning in it. Love poems are particularly vulnerable to varied interpretations, changing meaning depending on the reader’s

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Antique Shop Painting Turns Out To Be Early Dali

Antique Shop Painting Turns Out To Be Early Dali

junkyardarts June 2, 2014 0

Mark this under “Why It Pays To Know Your Art”: Tomeu L’Amo, a painter and an art historian, found a lovely work of surrealist art in a store in Northern Spain in the late 1980′s.

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Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

junkyardarts May 29, 2014 0

Cupcake Katy, an oil-on-linen work by New York based artist Will Cotton, will go up in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington this summer.  As part of a rotating display of acquisitions, Cupcake Katy

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Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

junkyardarts May 26, 2014 0

A Norman Rockwell painting depicting Red Sox players in a locker room sold for $22.6 million at a Christie’s auction on Thursday. The final bid was actually on the low-end of estimates  that ranged

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So…What’s The Difference Between Art & Craft?

So…What’s The Difference Between Art & Craft?

junkyardarts April 10, 2014 0

What makes art fine? What makes craft…not? It could be a matter of opinion, could be a matter of timing, could be a matter of location.  Here’s a great little video from TEDEd that

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