My Modern Met – The Big City That Celebrates Creative Ideas
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Posted: Thursday Mar 4, 2021
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Crypto Art: How Artists Are Selling Their Work on Blockchain
Posted: (26 days ago) One digital art marketplace, R.A.R.E., explains that this new medium allows independent artists that do not have huge support from a gallery to expand or launch their art careers: “Our attitude is to find channels to serve these artists while using Blockchain to give them a new mechanism and market to sell their art.” How Blockchain Makes Crypto Art “Authentic”
Recompose, a Company Composting Human Remains, Is Now Open
Posted: (27 days ago) Recompose began its human composting operation in December 2020. Its services are located outside of Seattle in a space they are calling The Greenhouse, which is equipped with 10 steel cylinder vessels that each convert human remains.This is done by placing the deceased in a mixture of wood chips, alfalfa, and straw to form a cocoon.
Celtic Knots: Discover the Meaning Behind These Complex ...
Posted: (3 days ago) Pre-Christian Celtic art contained geometric motifs such as spirals, key patterns, and step patterns. The first interlace patterns—looping, braiding, and knotting—arrived on the British Isles with the Romans in the third or fourth century CE. As England, Scotland, and Ireland became Christian, the artwork of these areas began to transform.
12 of the Best Art Contests to Enter in 2021 & Further ...
Posted: (2 days ago) The Lumen Prize for Digital Art. Prize: $4,000 first prize, with a $11,500 total prize fund. Entry Fee: $38 (lower entry fee this year due to COVID), $24 for each additional work. Requirements: Open to artists worldwide. Closing Date: June 8, 2021 This digital art competition is organized by Lumen Art Projects Ltd, a non-profit organization that’s dedicated to providing new opportunities for ...
Quarantined Travel Photographer Creates Miniature Indoor ...
Posted: (2 days ago) When Los Angeles-based writer and travel photographer Erin Sullivan found herself stuck inside due to COVID-19 lockdowns, she wanted to find a way to keep her imagination and creative practice alive. Using food and other objects she found around the house, she began creating miniature outdoor scenes featuring toy figurines.
Interactive Map Reveals Which Indigenous Lands You’re ...
Posted: (3 days ago) Vancouver-based web developer Victor Temprano is creating a valuable resource to help better understand the complex history of the world (especially the Americas) and its lands' ancestral occupants. In 2015, Temprano founded Native Land—an interactive digital map that shows which Indigenous groups resided in any given area centuries ago (or even to this day).
30 Brilliant Quotes from Famous Artists to Inspire
Posted: (2 days ago) Many people turn to the portfolios of prolific artists, writers, and other creatives when seeking artistic inspiration. In addition to their powerful bodies of work, however, it is also worth listening to the words spoken, written, and shared by these influential figures.
Tiny Homes for Seniors is the Newest Trend in Mobile Living
Posted: (3 days ago) Forget assisted living or RVs, more and more seniors are looking at tiny homes to spend their retirement. In fact, a 2015 survey found that 30% of tiny home residents were between 51 and 70 years old, making senior citizens a huge part of the tiny home movement.