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Taylor Swift Flaunts Paintings on Instagram

Taylor Swift just doesn’t stop. The girl is on fire and as we all know, quite talented. It wasn’t until a few days ago that we realized the 24-year-old “I knew You Were Trouble” singer could paint. And really-she did …

Florida Artist Smashes Chinese Vase Worth $1 Million Florida Artist Smashes Chinese Vase Worth $1 Million

A Florida artist made a statement on Monday, by smashing the work of a fellow artist in a Miami gallery. The offending artist, Maximo Caminero, 51, picked up a $1 million vase by famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and proceeded …

Missy Elliott Comes Out About Nine-Year Career Hiatus Missy Elliott Comes Out About Nine-Year Career Hiatus
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“I don’t just throw out microwave records,” said 42-year-old female rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott in a recent interview. As one of the leading ladies of Hip Hop during the late 90s to the early 2000s, Elliott has won five Grammy …

David Hockney Uses iPad to Create Art 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 …

Artist Uses 3D Printer To Make Awesome Homes For Her Hermit Crabs Artist Uses 3D Printer To Make Awesome Homes For Her Hermit Crabs
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Hermit crabs aren’t especially interesting on their own, but it can be fun to see what kind of things the tiny crustaceans decide to call home next. One Japanese artist decided to make custom homes for her hermit crabs and …

Secret Photos Of Residents Subject Of Art Exhibition Secret Photos Of Residents Subject Of Art Exhibition
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An L.A. artist is on the receiving end of some backlash this week after his exhibition opened in New York, because the subjects are none too pleased about the way they turned out. Mostly because they weren’t aware they were …

Pink Floyd Artist Dies; Storm Thorgerson Was 69 Pink Floyd Artist Dies; Storm Thorgerson Was 69

Storm Thorgerson, the artist behind many classic album covers, has died at the age of 69. According to an Associated Press report, Thorgerson died “surrounded by family and friends” and his death was peaceful. He had reportedly been suffering from …

Watch This Incredible Fingerpainting Artist Watch This Incredible Fingerpainting Artist
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I came across a video today that blew me away. Sadly, I don’t know the artist’s name or where he lives, but he takes to the streets to showcase his incredible talent: fingerpainting on small pieces of glass. With just …

Elizabeth Catlett, Iconic African-American Artist, Dies At 96 Elizabeth Catlett, Iconic African-American Artist, Dies At 96
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Elizabeth Catlett may have worked in rough, hard mediums like wood and stone, but each of her pieces expressed a smooth quality that evoked softness. She made sculpting look easy. Born in 1915 in Washington, she grew up in a …

Weinsteins Team Up with Netflix for Film Deal Weinsteins Team Up with Netflix for Film Deal
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Netflix and The Weinstein Company announced an exclusive, multi-year licensing agreement that will make foreign, documentary and certain other films available for streaming for U.S. customers. This will prompt some movies to be released directly to Netflix, instead of traditional …

MySpace Introduces Ticketing & Event Service

How does MySpace plan to stop the outward flow of traffic to Facebook and Twitter. Apparently,  by connecting with them and an ongoing series of launches rather than a single splashy makeover.

Echo Says Bye To Music Marketing
Music marketer Echo, which handles web sites, online communities, and digital marketing for such top tier artists as Kanye West, Keith Urban, Alicia Keys and Dierks Bentley will be winding down operations over the next 60 days. Ticketmaster bought Echo in March of 2007 for a reported $25 million, but found the Nashville based business unprofitable.