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Premier Curators Bespoke Global Add Luxurious Leisure Items to Collection

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

After perusing the artisanal collections of Bespoke Global, I'm adding a hand-stitched falcon hood and a customized shooter kit to my wishlist. Founders Gwen Carlton and Pippa McArdle have gathered some of the world’s best artisans to comprise the eclectic collection of Bespoke Global, and the result is an amalgamation of the most beautifully crafted works of functional art. Recently, a new luxury leisure collection was added to their highly tailored, made-to-order home furnishings.... Read More

Sculptor Richard Hunt Chosen To Represent Public Art Inside Romare Bearden Park

Jan 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Chicago-based sculptor Richard Hunt was honored when he was selected to serve as the public artist for Charlotte North Carolina’s Romare Bearden Park. Hunt, who has been working as an artist since 1955, has been honored with more than 100 commissions across the U.S. and has also been the recipient of several prestigious fellowships including the Guggenheim, Ford and Tamarind.... Read More

The Most Expensive Street Art | From Basquiat to Banksy

Jan 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Street art has officially entered the world of fine art, regardless of your opinion on the matter. When once it may have been thought of as mere graffiti, street art has found a place within art galleries, museums, and on the walls of art collectors and aficionados. From the ever-elusive Banksy to the iconic work of the late Jean-Michel Basquiat, street artists and their work have been fetching top dollar prices at famed auction houses for years, breaking down the hazy line between high and low art. Hopefully, other relevant and talented street artists, like Blu, JR, Swoon, Vhils, Space Invader, and Roa, will be seeing some top dollar action soon. In the meantime, here are some of the most expensive sales seen yet!... Read More

The National Gallery of Australia Hosts Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & The Moulin Rouge

Jan 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Though the career of French painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec spanned less than 20 years (he died young at the age of 36) he will forever be remembered as one of the most provocative and influential artists of the Post-impressionist period.... Read More

Artist Anthony Dortch Explores Modern Culture in The Privileged Series

Dec 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Artist Anthony Dortch began his career as a child playing with crayons, but his real artistic epiphany didn't come until high school. With "no fear of any media," Anthony is able to mix it up for his artistic endeavors.... Read More

Sundance Film Festival Premieres | Movies You Shouldn't Miss

Dec 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

It goes without saying that if a film is screened at Sundance, it has a very good chance at making it big. There have been many high-profile films that first started at this festival, including Reservoir Dogs, Little Miss Sunshine, Memento, The Usual Suspects, and Clerks, so I wouldn't be surprised if we have another monumental hit among the films premiering this year.... Read More

Exclusive Interview | Award-Winning Nadia Salameh's Unifying World Photography

Dec 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Jerusalem-born and San Diego resident Nadia Salameh is an award-winning photographer who is internationally recognized, not only for her achievements, but for her intensely personal and emotive style. Holding a Master of Photography degree and the title of "International Photographer of the Year" from the Professional Photographers of America, Salameh uses her friendliness to pull you in, creating lasting relationships with people all over the world.... Read More

One of a Kind Christmas Tree at Bacara Resort & Spa by Artist David Shelton

Dec 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Bacara Resort & Spa is giving guests an eco-friendly holiday this year by partnering with renowned artist David Shelton to create a one-of-a-kind Christmas Tree Art Installation. The tree is a playful interpretation of a natural tree, a 12-foot sculpture that combines dramatic contrasts of whimsically-sculpted steel from David Shelton Studios with hand-blown glass by Saul Alcaraz. “This tree is a beautiful reflection of innovation and community collaboration,” said Kathleen Cochran, general manager of Bacara Resort & Spa. “We are honored to partner with David to create something truly magical for our guests that they can enjoy with their loved ones for years to come.”... Read More

Visually Stunning Images by Our Favorite Photographers for the New Year

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

This year has been full of great photography, from manipulated images of nature to invisible celebrity portraits, and we've talked to the artists responsible to get answers to some burning questions. For example, do you know which photographer Whoopi Goldberg refused to work with? Or which one created an inspired Wonderland series that evokes childlike innocence? Whether you're a collector, a fan, or an aspiring photographer yourself, these interview highlights should remind you of the great talent out there and maybe inspire you to make some art yourself. After all, after revisiting this group of interviews, you just might have a nice list of tips and tricks from all your favorite names.... Read More

Artists Impress and Demi Moore Rescues Stray Cat at Art Basel Miami Beach 2012

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Miami Beach, Florida is hosting the 11th edition of Art Basel from December 6-9, 2012, arguably the United State's biggest art event with over 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa in attendance. The event features work by over 2,000 artists from the 20th and 21st century, which means that the world is being introduced to thousands of groundbreaking artists (new and established), with opportunities to cough up large amounts of cash to display select pieces in their own homes.... Read More

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