Category: Arts & Entertainment

Find the Best Graphite Transfer Paper for Every Use

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Want to transfer your your drawings onto another surface or use a found photograph or printed image in an artwork? Try using graphite transfer paper. Transfer paper is a

Sotheby’s to Sell $30 M. in Art from Sought-After Hester Diamond Estate

A portion of the collection of New York collector, art dealer, and interior designer Hester Diamond, who died in February, is coming to auction. The heirs of Diamond’s estate, one of whom is her son Michael Diamond (a founding member of the formative hip hop group the Beastie Boys), are

The Best Chalk Easels for Artworks and Advertisements

Relaxing, limitless, and low stakes, drawing with chalk is one of the best ways to explore your creativity. Sidewalks are a classic surface, but easels allow you to bring your work anywhere for public display. (Plus you can protect your art when it rains.) Whether you need to create eye-catching

On Amazon Prime Day, We’ll Help You Find the Best Deals on Art Supplies

Every year, Amazon’s Prime Day offers thousands of deals on the site’s products, from electronics to books and art supplies. The shopping day usually happens in July, but this year it has been pushed back due to the pandemic; the 48-hour event is likely to be scheduled in mid-October. Some

Bay Area Galleries Band Together to Launch Communal Online Platform

In the spring, in response to pandemic-related restrictions and closures of public spaces, a group of Los Angeles galleries banded together to form Gallery Platform L.A., an online home for virtual viewing rooms and curated projects presented by local art enterprises on a weekly basis. Now, a set of Bay

SculptureCenter Director Christian Rattemeyer Departs After Less Than a Year

SculptureCenter. Courtesy SculptureCenter After just 10 months as director, Christian Rattemeyer has departed New York’s SculptureCenter. Artforum first reported news of his departure on Friday morning. According to Artforum, SculptureCenter, which is located in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, did not provide a reason for Rattemeyer’s departure. “I

Banksy-Funded Rescue Boat Sends Calls for Help After Getting Stranded

Earlier this week, news reports revealed that Banksy, the elusive street artist with a mass following in England and around the world, had funded a rescue boat that was set to transport North African refugees to Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea. On Saturday, after the vessel began making its

Longtime MASS MoCA Director Steps Down After 32 Years at the Helm

After 32 years, Joe Thompson will step down as the director of MASS MoCA, a museum in North Adams, Massachusetts, that counts among the state’s most important contemporary art institutions, known for its venturesome, large-scale installations. Thompson’s last day on the job will be October 29. Tracy Moore, who is

Julia Wachtel on Pandemic Screen Culture

Portrait of Julia Wachtel in her Connecticut studio, 2020. Painter Julia Wachtel has spent the last four decades appropriating advertising and popular culture imagery. Wachtel’s compositions tend to highlight wry juxtapositions of visual information: for example, a cartoon mushroom bifurcating a warehouse fully stocked with consumer goods in SuperMushroom (2020).

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