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‘Budesy’ turns boring social distancing markers into brilliant works of art

‘Budesy’ turns boring social distancing markers into brilliant works of art

The mischievous artist dubbed 'Budesy' has literally gone to town with the street artAn elusive artist has been praised by locals after making cheeky alterations to social distancing markers in Bude.The mischievous artist, who has now been dubbed ‘Budesy’ or 'Bude Banksy', has gone around the town’s ‘keep to the right’ signs, adding quirks that bring the stick-like characters to life.Among the figures now...

In Toronto, art lovers head to drive-in for safe Van Gogh show

In Toronto, art lovers head to drive-in for safe Van Gogh show

TORONTO -- While some museums have had to cancel or postpone long-planned exhibits because of the coronavirus, organizers of a Van Gogh show in Toronto had a novel idea: offering art lovers a drive-in option. "Of course, because of COVID, we had to think creatively," said Corey Ross, a co-producer of the exhibit, which was initially slated to start in May and was delayed...

Art as a Lifestyle offers online ordering, classes in new location – Business – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

Art as a Lifestyle offers online ordering, classes in new location – Business – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

HOLLAND TWP. — It’s been quite the year for Maranda Shear.Shear is the owner of Art as a Lifestyle, a multi-focused shop where customers can blend custom soaps, lotions and candles; make their own pieces of art in crafting classes; and purchase products made by Shear herself.The store has been open since 2018, when Shear — a former employee at Moynihan Gallery & Framing...

Fine Art Shippers to Partner with AGS Cargo in Brazil

Fine Art Shippers to Partner with AGS Cargo in Brazil

AGS Cargo Fine Art Shippers is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with AGS Cargo to provide an extended range of art logistics services in Brazil. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, July 5, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Fine Art Shippers is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with AGS Holding’s company AGS Cargo to provide an extended range of professional art...

Resale Royalty Scheme: 10 years on and we’re still confused

Resale Royalty Scheme: 10 years on and we’re still confused

9 June 2020 marked the tenth anniversary of the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act. One would think that a decade down the road, it would be a “household consideration” for any visual artist working in the commercial realm. And yet, the scheme remains plagued by confusion and a perception of exclusion. So much so that the Federal Government conducted a long-overdue review...

From scrap metal to intricate works of art

From scrap metal to intricate works of art

Hard steel and sturdy bronze become delicate feathers and soaring forms in the hands of a Central Lakes-based sculptor. Originally from South Africa, Simon Max Bannister, has he's been enjoying the artistic inspirations of Wanaka for the past two years. Exploring the impact industry has on the natural world, Bannister transforms industrial materials like steel and bronze into organic shapes. To hear more about what...

Art Power prevails at Naas | Racing News

Art Power prevails at Naas | Racing News

Art Power continued his rise up the sprinting ladder with his first Group-race success in the Coolmore Sioux Nation Lacken Stakes.Tim Easterby's three-year-old had won a new handicap at Royal Ascot in tremendous fashion last month and stepped up to Group Three level with the minimum of fuss at Naas. Given a confident ride by Colin Keane, the 4-6 favourite came with a pulsating...

Lux Art Institute launches exhibition of Artist-in-Residence Cammie Staros

Lux Art Institute launches exhibition of Artist-in-Residence Cammie Staros

Encinitas-based Lux Art Institute will host “How neat the fold of time, How easily the crease forgotten,” an interactive, app-based exhibition of sculptural works by Cammie Staros, viewable from July 11 until Aug. 22. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the parameters by which people can safely access art. In response to these conditions, Staros, along with Lux staff, chose to mount her work in...

Live updates on police defunding, Black Lives matter, racial justice events

Live updates on police defunding, Black Lives matter, racial justice events

About 20 protesters gathered outside of 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia around noon on Saturday. The group calling themselves Red Fists Rising painted their hands as a symbol of honoring civil rights activists who have died in the last few decades.The groups organizer, Ash’Raka Juel, directed the group on a planned march to link up with other demonstrations against police brutality in Center...

In Canada, art lovers head to drive-in for safe Van Gogh show

In Canada, art lovers head to drive-in for safe Van Gogh show

Toronto (Canada) (AFP) - While some museums have had to cancel or postpone long-planned exhibits because of the coronavirus, organizers of a Van Gogh show in Toronto had a novel idea: offering art lovers a drive-in option."Of course, because of COVID, we had to think creatively," said Corey Ross, a co-producer of the exhibit, which was initially slated to start in May and was...

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