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10 African Artists Using Technology as Their Canvas – ARTnews.com

The so-called internet of things (IoT), along with big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, continue to shape the future of artistic practice the world over—and not only in the U.S. and Europe, which have tended to be the focus of most digital art surveys. In this fast-digitizing landscape, a new generation of African artists have emerged who are using digital technology as their canvas ...

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The Best Canvas Pliers – ARTnews.com

Look, we won’t tell you how to live your life, but if you’re stretching canvas anytime soon, you really, really should get a pair of canvas pliers. This nifty tool helps ensure that the material is pulled as tautly as possible across the stretching bars while freeing up a hand for your staple gun. Of course, if you’re going to shell out some cash ...

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Dallas Art Fair is back on the canvas with in-person edition for 2021

The Dallas Art Fair finally is back. One of the city's favorite art extravaganzas, the fair's 13th edition is scheduled for November 11-14 at Fashion Industry Gallery. It will once again take place in person, with a reduced capacity. The four-day fair — which hosts some of the best international and local contemporary art dealers — will limit crowd size to allow for a more open, spacious ...

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Meet a ‘Yarn Bomber’ Who Has Made Chicago Her Canvas | Chicago News

Valerie Sherman says it’s an “easy craft” that lots of people already know how to do. “It’s a very Midwestern craft,” she said. “It also just makes things cozy. Initially it was something I’d heard about others doing. I found some websites … and was like, ‘I have to do this.’”  Sherman’s first “yarn bomb” hit the city in November 2019, which lead her to ...

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Best Unprimed Canvas for Stretching – ARTnews.com

Canvas is a versatile, sturdy material that takes well to both acrylic and oil paints. Though stretched canvas first appeared in 14th-century Italy, the material was used only rarely by painters at the time; wooden panels remained the most common painting surface. Today, of course, canvas is very widely used in painting and is available in a variety of weights and weaves. Some come ...

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A political science alumna speaks her mind on the art canvas > News > USC Dornsife

Jessica Bellamy ’14, now a master’s degree candidate at USC Roski, uses paint and paintbrush to make sense of the “dystopian utopia” of Los Angeles. When she’s not rollerblading by the beach, you can find alumna Jessica Bellamy painting in her studio while listening to public radio station KCRW. (Photos: Courtesy of Jessica Bellamy.) Los Angeles’ most beautiful sunsets usually occur ...

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How to Glue Canvas to Board

How to glue canvas to a flat board ready for painting. Additional information at http://paintwithlen.com/how-to/glue-canvas/ We use almost any particle board or three ply to make an art panel by gluing prepared artist canvas with water based PVA glue. An easy exercise for painters. source

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Ali Banisadr on the Possibilities of a Blank Canvas – ARTnews.com

Known for his abstract compositions, the New York–based artist Ali Banisadr recently described his paintings as “quite encyclopedic” and “trying to gather different fragments of information and knowledge from different sources,” as he told Brooke Jaffe during an “ARTnews Live,” our ongoing IGTV series featuring interviews with a range of creatives. Influenced by classic literature and the work of Old Masters like Bruegel, Bosch, and ...

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