All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘artist’

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 a pretty good job! Swift took to her Instagram four days ago to post a picture of her artistic watercolor …

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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 to smash it onto the floor. He surrendered immediately to security guards and explained that he smashed the vase in …

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Missy Elliott Comes Out About Nine-Year Career Hiatus

“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 awards and sold over 30 million records in the United States. She has also co-produced with good friend and producer Timbaland …

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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 deemed as artwork. Remember the animal dung jewelry? Splashing paint? Using printed words? One of Britain’s most talented living artists, …

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Artist Uses 3D Printer To Make Awesome Homes For Her Hermit Crabs

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 the results are amazing. Japanese artist Aki Inomata acquired a 3D printer and got to work designing custom homes for …

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Secret Photos Of Residents Subject Of Art Exhibition

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 being photographed. Arne Svenson took the pictures with a telephoto lens through his loft window, aiming the camera into the …

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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 an unnamed illness for “some time.” The artist had suffered a stroke in 2003. Thorgerson grew up in Cambridge, England, …

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Watch This Incredible Fingerpainting Artist

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 a few taps of his fingers, he manages to create gorgeous landscapes which look like they took hours to make. …

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Elizabeth Catlett, Iconic African-American Artist, Dies At 96

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 time filled with hardships for the African-American culture; she witnessed history make great changes–as well as mistakes–and used it all …

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Weinsteins Team Up with Netflix for Film Deal

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 cable channels. Critically acclaimed film, “The Artist,” which has garnered 10 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, will make it’s …

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