How to Handle Negative Criticism

How to Handle Negative Criticism

  Criticism can be hard to hear and can come from a superior at work or a perfect stranger with a loud opinion. When delivered harshly, it has the power ruin a whole day and more importantly your self-esteem. It’s easy to be defensive when you’re on the...
10 Inspiring Quotes from Artists and Philosophers

10 Inspiring Quotes from Artists and Philosophers

  Often, reading and reflecting can be just as inspiring as immersing yourself in the visual arts. Some of the most inspiring, provocative musings are from people who have spent their lives surrounded by arts and culture – artists who have carved out their...
Cultivators of Culture: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Cultivators of Culture: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Since 1973, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council has been dedicated to making New York City’s Downtown area a leader in the arts and culture. Through advocacy programs, providing grants, and organizing cultural events and for the community, the LMCC continues to...
The Best of Friends: Ellsworth Kelly and MoMA

The Best of Friends: Ellsworth Kelly and MoMA

Ellsworth Kelly and the Museum of Modern Art—MoMa for short—go way back. Mr Kelly, who celebrated his 90th birthday on May 31st, has had a friend in the museum since the 1959, when curator Dorothy Miller organized the “Sixteen Americans” exhibit, the first to feature...
Tattoos: Anarchy or Artistry?

Tattoos: Anarchy or Artistry?

Tattoos have been a part of human society for thousands of years. The designs can simply be ornamental or incorporate complex symbolism. They can be elaborate or simple, and can represent anything from religion to punishment to status. A loved one can even be...
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