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David Hockney Uses iPad to Create Art

Why is art beautiful? Nobody would necessarily answer this question the same; however, many may concede that art is beautiful because there are no boundaries in this field. If a person can envision something as beautiful, then it may be …

Strange Photography: Artist Puts Strangers Together
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In the world of visual arts, it can be difficult to do something that hasn’t been done before. Even in the field of photography, where the use of existing landscapes can be blended with computer enhancement, artists are always looking …

Picasso Piece Could Be Yours For $136

Pablo Picasso’s work has become so iconic that only a rare few can afford to own one of his original pieces, but now, thousands of lucky art lovers have the chance to take home one of his cubist works for …

Banksy Piece Tagged, Graffiti Artist Beaten Up

Banksy has taken over New York in the last couple of weeks, leaving his stenciled artwork all over the place and creating little pockets of art appreciation every time someone spots the work. But for as many people as there …

Street Artist, Banksy, Strikes Again!

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, crowds rushed to see the latest work of Banksy, a famous British street artist who is on a month-long residency in New York. He created a sentimental piece, deeply touching the hearts of individuals, with …

Banksy Art Taken Down In Brooklyn

Banksy, the street artist who made a name for himself by painting stencils with a decidedly political commentary-lean on various walls around the world, is currently working on his “Better Out Than In” series…and at least one fan has caught …

3D Printers Can Now Replicate Famous Works Of Art 3D Printers Can Now Replicate Famous Works Of Art

Of all the things 3D printers can do, I would never have thought that recreating famous works of art would be one of them. Now researchers in the Netherlands are doing just that. Researchers at Delft University of Technology in …

Banksy: New Art Found On L.A. Streets

Banksy has updated his website for the first time in a while with a photo of some new L.A. art entitled “Better Out Than In”, which depicts a man (Banksy himself?) holding a can of spraypaint and “vomiting” a spray …

Jane Addams Google Doodle Honors Hull House Founder and Nobel Prize Winner Jane Addams Google Doodle Honors Hull House Founder and Nobel Prize Winner
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Today, Google is honoring social activist and Hull House co-founder Jane Addams with a doodle on their homepage. Addams, who was one of the most influential reformers of the progressive era, was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 – …

‘I Have A Dream’ Speech Gets Google Doodle ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech Gets Google Doodle

It was on this day in 1963 that Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, calling for an end to racism. That makes today the 50th anniversary. Google is celebrating the occasion with a doodle …

Erwin Schrödinger And His Cat Honored With Worldwide Google Doodle
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Google is paying tribute to Erwin Schrödinger with its homepage doodle today, as it honors the Austrian quantum physicist on what would have been his 126th birthday. The Nobel Prize winner was born on this day in in 1887 in …

Artist Successfully Funds Kickstarter to Go Around the Country Painting Sears Stores Artist Successfully Funds Kickstarter to Go Around the Country Painting Sears Stores

For everyone bitching about the recent co-opting of Kickstarter by the privileged elite, you know, well-established Hollywood players using the crowdfunding site for their new projects – take this as a counterpoint. This is the best use of Kickstarter in …

Lady Gaga Gets Naked to Promote Artist Marina Abramovic’s New Kickstarter Project

In the art world, Marina Abramović is known as one of, if not the, premier performance artist around – but she’s gained a new level of popularity in the past few years thanks to her ambitious performance piece “The Artist …

Andy Warhol Gravesite Broadcasting Live Webcam Feed

Andy Warhol was not only known for his colorful nods to pop culture, he also did lengthy video installations that, had they been done in today’s internet era, would have likely gone viral. Now, on what would have been his …

Amazon Art Launches As a New Fine Art Marketplace Amazon Art Launches As a New Fine Art Marketplace

Amazon has partnered with a bunch of fine art galleries and dealers to sell quality art via a new portal – Amazon Art. According to the company, Amazon Art will showcase over 40,000 works from more than 4,500 artists. These …

Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Professional Astronomer Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Professional Astronomer

Today, Google is honoring Maria Mitchell with a really cool Doodle that shows the first American professional female astronomer using a telescope to look to the sky – presumably in hunt for “Miss Mitchell’s Comet,” which she would discover in …

Rembrandt van Rijn Gets A Google Doodle Rembrandt van Rijn Gets A Google Doodle

Painter Rembrandt van Rijn is the subject of today’s worldwide Google doodle, as today marks what would have been his 407th birthday. Rembrandt was born on this day in 1606, and died on October 4th 1669. He is generally considered …

Franz Kafka Honored with ‘Metamorphic’ Google Doodle Franz Kafka Honored with ‘Metamorphic’ Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the birth of Prague-born writer Franz Kafka, who is regarded by some of one of the most important writers of the 20th century. Kafka, who published dozens of short stories and a handful of novel, is one …

Artist John Paul Caponigro Gives Google Talk Artist John Paul Caponigro Gives Google Talk

Artist John Paul Capronigro recently gave an “At Google” talk, which Google has now made available to the general public. In the speech, he talks about his creative process. “He shows how each discipline and different modes of operating with …

Assassin’s Creed IV Fans to Appear in French Painting
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Ubisoft today announced an unusual offer for fans of the Assassin’s Creed series. The game publisher has commissioned an oil painting from the Beaux-Arts school in Paris, France to commemorate the release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and some …

Society6 Not Being Integrated With Other Demand Media Properties (At Least For Now) Society6 Not Being Integrated With Other Demand Media Properties (At Least For Now)

Demand Media announced this week that it has acquired artist marketplace Society6 for $94 million. Users worried about changes under new corporate management don’t have much to be concerned about from the sound of it. At least not in the …