Writing artist biography

Artist Biography Basics | Creating an Effective Bio

With all of the current shutdowns and economic worries, some artists are putting off plans for shows and approaching galleries. If you’re in that boat, you might be wondering what…

Are Virtual Art Spaces the Future of the Art World? | The Virtual Online Museum of Art

Earlier this year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world’s first completely virtual art museum, VOMA (Virtual Online Museum of Art), opened its “doors.” More recently available on…

Artist parent

Discussion: How Do You Manage Being an Artist and a Parent?

I recently came across an article from Hyperallergic that made an interesting point I’ve considered but never put into words: there are unique challenges that come with being both an…

Hals Panting stolen for the third time

Frans Hals Painting Stolen…For the Third Time

Paintings have been stolen and recovered throughout art history, but few have been quite as popular with art thieves as Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans…

Cindy Lesperance

Cindy Lesperance | Artist Feature

  Each of Cindy Lesperance’s encaustic creations begins with an idea that is sketched and then placed in its own file folder. As the idea develops she adds inspiration images,…

Van Gogh's last painting

The Recently Discovered Location of van Gogh’s Last Painting

In the days leading up to his death, Vincent van Gogh continued to create beautiful, moving pieces of art. In fact, the day of his tragic suicide, the artist painted…

Hidden Picasso

A Hidden Picasso Discovered at Art Institute of Chicago

Reusing canvases is a common practice for artists. Some pieces just don’t work out, and it seems like a waste to trash the whole canvas. We know that Picasso painted…

Stealable Art Exhibition | “Thieves” Empty Walls at Tokyo Gallery

What would an artist choose to exhibit if they knew that the piece would be stolen? This was one of the questions at the heart of the Stealable Art Exhibition….

Carol McIntyre

Carol McIntyre | Artist Feature

 Abstract artist Carol A. McIntyre has a gift for embracing and even actively seeking change. In 2006, she went through a bit of a metamorphosis, dying her hair from strawberry…

One painting featured on the Uffizi TikTok

The Uffizi on TikTok | Art Museum’s Unique Response to the Pandemic

The pandemic has encouraged a lot of players in the art world to boost their online presences. Galleries and museums have had to get a little creative, finding ways to…