Visual Arts

  • $13K restitution ordered in Banksy defacement case

    A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy. If David William Noll, 36, pays $13,000 in restoration costs before a November sentencing hearing, prosecutors say they won't seek jail time as part…

    Associated Press
  • Long Beach Comic Con 2014 Programming and Comic Vine Moderated Panels

    The sixth annual Long Beach Comic Con is happening on September 27 and 28 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Comic Vine has attended each show are eagerly looking forward to this year's, which promises to be bigger and better than before. Back in June we proudly announced that Mike and Laura…

    Comicvine
  • Grant Gish Upped at 20th Century Fox TV

    Grant Gish's ascent continues. Twentieth Century Fox TV's director of animation development has been promoted to vice president of animation for the studio, it was announced today. The move comes as Gish's group looks to add to its lucrative cartoon coffers, which include billion dollar franchises…

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Rare ceramics, Chinese, Indian paintings highlight NY Asian Art Week

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sales of classical Chinese paintings, devotional sculptures from India, Nepal and Tibet and ancient ceramic and porcelain vases and jars, including a rare Ming dynasty bowl, will be among the highlights of Asian Art Week auctions in New York. "I think there…

    Reuters
  • Rendering Reveal: Huge But "Safe" Overhaul Picked For Bergamot Art Station

    Rendering Reveal: Huge But "Safe" Overhaul Picked For Bergamot Art Station In a surprising turn, the city of Santa Monica has selected Worthe Real Estate Group's plan for the massive, multi-use overhaul of the Bergamot Art Station (aka Bergamot Art Center) instead of the plan by 26Street/TOD…

    Curbed LA
  • The Round Up: Art Appetite: Local Artists Featured in Denver Eateries

    More and more, restaurateurs are turning to local artists to make a statement in their new establishments. Diners at chef Jennifer Jasinski's ode to seafood, Stoic & Genuine, would be hard-pressed not to notice the imposing image of an octopus across the wall.

    Eater Denver
  • A Chorus of Playground Taunts Becomes a Performance

    In a Chelsea gallery earlier this week, Evan Corn and Douglas Butler were climbing on the art, pointing fingers and swapping insults. This isn't a playground squabble, but a new performance-art piece by the Puerto Rico-based artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, known professionally as…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

    After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an exhibition planned at the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art announced Monday that the…

    Associated Press
  • Can Art Bring Israel and Palestine Closer Together?

    Can Art Bring Israel and Palestine Closer Together?The Creative Community for Peace was born officially yesterday with a full-page ad in the New York Times calling the "arts (to be) used to build bridges of peace" in Israel and Palestine, and perhaps

    Huffington Post
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    Make Beautiful Monogram Art Out of Strings!

    Marianne shows show to make a piece of customizable monogram string art.

    Scripps Ulive
  • ​Art that goes to the dogs (and cats)

    They've been coming in packs, breaking attendance records at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, to see an exhibit called "In the Company of Cats and Dogs." "They actually have deep connections to status, class, personality, aspirations, and big philosophies.

    CBS News
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  • Marvel knows you love Wolverine. So it's killing him.

    In less than a month, Marvel will put one of its favorite heroes to sleep. Wolverine, the hairy, Canadian bundle of muscle with the claws, will die on October 8 (just in time for New York Comic-Con), when the comic book The Death of Wolverine wraps up. There might be some questions as to why Marvel…

    Vox.com
  • Cult Classics: A&M Comics, Miami's Oldest Comic Book Store, Is Super

    Cult Classics: A&M Comics, Miami's Oldest Comic Book Store, Is Super Welcome to Cult Classics, where our resident Miami expert Patricia Guarch Wise delves into our city's oh-so-fashionable history. Take out your notebooks, ladies and gents, because you're about to be schooled, Miami style.

    Racked Miami
  • Matisse exhibition drew record visitor numbers, Tate says

    An exhibition of paper cut-outs by the French artist Henri Matisse drew more than 560,000 visitors to London's Tate Modern, making it the most popular show ever mounted at the museum, the Tate said on Monday. The cut-outs were works that Matisse created late in his career and were made with…

    Reuters
  • Photo Tour: Here's More Awesome Composite Images of Seattle Then & Now

    When he wasn't busy creating "rephotography," the game designer also just published a book about the life and works of Washington artist Brad Kauzlaric a.k.a. · These Composite Images of Seattle Then & Now are Amazing [CS]

    Curbed Seattle
  • Biggest-ever Matisse cut-out show becomes record exhibiton for Tate

    "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" has become the Tate's most successful exhibition ever, the UK art gallery group has announced. Over half a million people flocked to London's Tate Modern over a five-month period to see the exhibition, which was the most comprehensive to ever be dedicated to the…

    AFP Relax News
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    Sao Paulo's Urban Art Museum with Anthony Bourdain

    Tony visits MAAU, an open-air museum that features the work of graffiti artists.

    Scripps Ulive