Artist Plates Feed The Homeless in New York

Artist Plates Feed The Homeless in New York

This year’s annual ARTWALK NY was cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, so instead the Artist Plate Project was created to support the Coalition for The Homeless. The purchase of one of these limited edition artist plates can feed 75 homeless New Yorkers! Created by 50 world-renowned artists, the funds from the sale will provide food, crisis services, housing, and other critical aid to thousands of people experiencing homelessness and instability. Read more

Best Valentine Gifts For Art & Design Lovers on Amazon

Valentine gifts for art and design lovers

Valentine Gifts for Art & Design Lovers

Read on for our picks for the ten best Valentine Gifts for Art and Design Lovers available on Amazon. These ten are just some of those in our curated Valentine Amazon shop. Read more

All The Artist Designed Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons To Date

artist designed thanksgiving dayt parade balloons

The Blue Sky Gallery is a special balloon portion of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which invites contemporary artists to transform their original creations into novelty balloons. Read more

Art Embellished Fiberglass Shell Chairs by Modernica

These Art-embellished fiberglass Case Study® chairs are a wonderful option for lovers of contemporary art and mid-century modern furniture. Made by Modernica, the fiberglass shell chairs are created by hand, one by one, using the original molds and processes from Charles Eames’ original 1948 design and feature officially licensed artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Shepard Fairey. Read more

Thanksgiving Seconds: How Artists Would Plate Turkey Dinners

Back in 2014 I shared artist Hannah Rothstein’s Thanksgiving Meals on plates as envisioned by well-known artists with my readers. Now, she’s back with Thanksgiving Seconds and they’re even more appetizing. Read more

Damian Elwes Renders Other Artists’ Studios – And They Are Amazing.

Basquiat’s Studio (Crosby Street_NYC, 1983) 2017, acrylic on canvas, 52″ x 66″

Santa Monica-based British artist Damian Elwes has been painting the studios of other artists for decades now. From those of masters like Picasso and Matisse to his more recent depictions of Basquiat and Georgia O’Keefe’s studios, his artworks are historically accurate pictorial peeks into these private sanctuaries where creativity thrives. Read more

Tutorials to Make Lichtenstein, Haring, Warhol and Klimt Easter Eggs

Bella Manu of Toronto has not only hand-painted some of the prettiest art-inspired Easter eggs, but she has listed the materials and instructions necessary to inspire you to make some of your own. Read more

Creative License. Comparing Michael Kalish’s Works With The Original Art That Inspired Him.

a composite of Banksy’s Flower Thrower with license plate version by Michael Kalish

There are actually several artists out who have found creative ways to “up-cycle” license plates from automobiles. One of the most respected and well-known, is artist Michael Kalish. Read more