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11.26.13 Kyle Petreycik

A couple of curious individuals were unsure of just how important an artist’s name was in attributing quality to an artwork. This question prompted anonymous filmmakers to painstakingly replicate the works of Kazimir Malevich, a well-known Russian painter and art theoretician who’s often credited as being a pioneer of geometric abstract art as well as an originator of […]

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08.21.13 Kyle Petreycik

One of the most valuable things anyone can give a young artist is some sort of genuine and honest feedback, no matter how harsh it may be. What better way to get that type of feedback than by a complete stranger? Introducing: Crit From Hell. This new service promises to give artists at any stage of […]

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05.01.12 Marina Galperina

Clever MASP Art School ads are clever. See Salvador Dalí, Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso pinned down like dead frogs in biology class, their signature suits spread open to reveal the arty innards. “Open enrollment,” get it? Dalí’s spindly spleen rests on thin forked sticks inside the vast desert of his ribcage; that’s very nice. Van […]

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11.02.11 Marina Galperina

Turns out the renowned art/architecture/engineering school Cooper Union can’t afford to “save” their struggling tenants, the beloved St. Mark’s Bookshop from closing after all. The historically tuition-free school funded largely by its respected alum may start charging. In 2010, the full worth of Cooper U’s complimentary tuition was estimated at $140,000. Yikes. […]

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04.15.10 Marina Galperina

Whenever an elephant, a toddler, a dog, or a whale gets famous for painting, art school kids die a little inside. Apparently, Beluga whales (that look a lot like dolphins) like this one from China are smarter than other whales and have soft tissue around their mouths. Both traits are conducive to swirling paint on […]

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02.10.10 Marina Galperina

There’s a growing population of art school graduates turning tattoo artists. Finally, someone I might entrust turning me into the Indie Rock Coloring Book… for… charity… While not as lucrative of an art career tweak as one would imagine, what with the long apprenticeships and investment costs and all, going into ink is nifty enough […]

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06.16.09 Bucky Turco

According to Chuck Dillon, a teacher from the Hussian School of Art, there’s at least 16 different types of art students. All of which he happily sketched up and published on his blog. Click through a few of our favorites above or go here for the full spectrum. |DoobyBrain| […]

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