Artists Pen Open Letter in Support of Bernie Sanders

Artists Pen Open Letter in Support of Bernie Sanders

On February 24, a community of creatives known as Artists4Bernie released a letter endorsing Senator Sanders for president. More than 650 artists and cultural figures have signed the letter—including Nicole Eisenmann, Julianna Huxtable, Michael Stipe, Hito Steyerl,...
The Importance of Art, Explained By Experts

The Importance of Art, Explained By Experts

Ever wonder why people are willing to pay millions for a single painting? Or why museums go to great lengths to preserve an ancient manuscript? If you’ve ever questioned the worth of such things, you’re not alone. The importance of art is frequently questioned in a...
Why Artists Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Turning a Profit

Why Artists Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Turning a Profit

Talk to any artist, and they’ll likely say they’re motivated by passion—not money. In fact, there’s almost an aversion to money within the art community, as if it’s somehow “dirty” or tainted. But it’s this very stigma that holds many would-be professional artists...
Selfie Museum Aims to Attract Younger Crowd

Selfie Museum Aims to Attract Younger Crowd

A Vienna museum is hoping to go viral with its selfie-inspired exhibits. Called the nofilter_museum, the institution features interactive spaces where visitors can create their own art. But it’s not for everyone. Some might find the museum’s brightly colored walls and...
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