Why We Should Draw More (and Photograph Less)

Why We Should Draw More (and Photograph Less)

Whenever something looks interesting, beautiful there’s a natural impulse to want to capture and preserve it, which means in this day and age that we will likely to reach for our phones and take picture. Though this might seem like an ideal solution, there is a big problem associated with it. We’re likely to be

Why Design Matters

Why Design Matters

Design is the posh word for thinking a lot about how stuff looks A designed object is one whose makers worked long and hard to get it just right Most of the world has sadly not been well designed, it’s full of office towers, door handles, bed, lamps, and plates, that have been deeply unloved

ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Was the most Glamorous Figure of 20th Century American Art Born in Pennsylvania in 1928 to czech parents he lived most of his life in New York Much about his life was eccentric He wore a silver wig, he liked to go to the dry cleaners and stand in the corner Enjoying the

Illustrator Maira Kalman Explores Art and Existence

Illustrator Maira Kalman Explores Art and Existence

MAIRA KALMAN: Half the time I don’t know what’s going on, but I love it. MAIRA KALMAN: [READING FROM BOOK] How do you know who you are? Half the time I don’t know who I am. Maybe even 7/8ths. Nevermind. Forget it. Forget it. MAIRA KALMAN: How do you know who you are? Well, there

Guess Along with Ellen & tWitch in ‘Do You Think They Can Dance?’
Emma Dexter on Phyllida Barlow: folly

Emma Dexter on Phyllida Barlow: folly

I think when the selection committee chose Phyllida Barlow to represent Great Britain at this particular moment, I think they really hoped that Phyllida would do what she’s become renowned for which is some very ambitious sculptural takeovers of a particular space. I think Phyllida’s work is very much about dualities, about paradox and I

Young Prodigies Dazzle The Art World
Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy

Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy

thank you so much for that that was fantastic and this song apart from being one of my favorites I sing like this everyday I am not joking the reason i picked this song is because it’s called angels the reason i picked this song is because it’s called angels and yet there is no

Shelagh Keeley, visual artist & 2017 Canada Council laureate – film by Maya Annik Bedward

Shelagh Keeley, visual artist & 2017 Canada Council laureate – film by Maya Annik Bedward

I think drawing is a language, the notion of a non-verbal communication. I think drawing is pretty primal. And I think all those things and intrigue me about it and the viscerality of it. When I started out in the early 1970s, making art and going to school, it was very structured. It was still

2017 Awards in the Creative Arts: Lyndsay Lewis

2017 Awards in the Creative Arts: Lyndsay Lewis

the Lyman S.V. Judson Ellen Mackechnie Judson Student Award in the creative arts is presented every other year to an undergraduate and graduate student in the creative arts who has made the greatest contributions to the field or fields of study covered this year’s recipient is Lyndsay Lewis undergraduate award dance department my name is