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Emma Segrest

Can An Artist Make A Livable Wage?

Explore the challenges and aspirations of modern artists in this article, highlighting the stark reality of the 'starving artist' myth, the pursuit of passion over stability, and the evolving landscape...

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Elizabeth Lang

PART V: A 2023 Bien Cabrón in Pursuit of Bad Bu...

I’m Elizabeth Lang, an award-winning Costa Rican multimedia journalist specializing in arts and culture. In this personal essay, I share my process for the biggest story of my career. It’s...

Miniature Western Town, 1962 with Disney characters, image courtesy of Rosella Parra

Rosella Parra

Ross Ward: The Mastermind Behind Tinkertown Museum

The Tinkertown Museum pays tribute to Ross J. Ward, a lifelong prolific artist known for his theme of “recycled folk art environment.” He made art from wooden carvings, collectibles, and...

Graffiti in Athens, 2018, Image courtesy of Badseed (Public Domain)

Emma Livingston

Graffiti in Greece

Join writer Emma Livingston as she delves into a long-disputed art form after her recent trip to one of the most graffiti-dense cities in the world: Athens, Greece.

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Emma Segrest

Matching Your Favorite Artists to Must-See Films

Your favorite artist can be an easy way to choose what to watch during your next movie night. Artists possess distinct styles, ideas, and aesthetics that can translate well into...

Triumph of Venus, François Boucher courtesy of Artsy

Janine Mae Dela Cueva

Baroque v. Rococo Art: What's the Difference?

Both Baroque and Rococo pieces feature ornate designs and plenty of gilded accents to elevate their elegance and sophistication. Yet, despite their similarities, the two movements distinguish themselves in their...

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Emma Livingston

Everywhere and Always: the Impactful Use of Wor...

As artists include written words in their artistic expression, the fascination lies not only in conveying a message through the work itself but also in the skillful use of written...

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Emma Livingston

The Pursuit of the Perfect Aesthetic: Are We Al...

There is a myriad of aesthetics currently taking over TikTok and Instagram, and people are obsessed. Aesthetics are just another way for humans to fit in, and, at the end...

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Jesslyn Low

Ten Paintings That'll Make You Cry

When words fail us, art can become the beacon of light that recognizes some of the more painful emotions that come with the experiences of being human. Here are ten...

What is an art curator

Emma Livingston

A Look at Curation from a ‘Non-curator’

It might be refreshing to hear a point of view from someone simply observing, which I might add, is the fundamental concept of curating in and of itself: to observe,...