Wayne Maguire’s INKED IKONS

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Freelance Artist Wayne Maguires selections entitled “INKED IKONS” blew Alex Yarde away!

Dear Artists: We Need You Now More Than Ever

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The world is getting more confusing. Eric Shapiro reminds us why we need you.

New And Old Rappers Alike Pay Homage To Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ In 20th Anniversary Documentary

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Nas’ classic album influenced a ton of rappers over the years. Many of them are in this video.

“Should Writers/Artists Focus on the Process, not the Result?”

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This comment by Dan B on the post When Should You Stop Calling Yourself An Aspiring Writer

Korean Orphans and Empathetic Art

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“I always bring a pad of paper and pen to meetings. I start to doodle in order to stay focused. “ By the end of the meeting, he realized that he had drawn the Korean orphan without consciously making the decision to do so.

Male Beauty In Art

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A charming blog explores the diverse expression of how cute men are.

Art, Sex & Erotica: The Art Of Myah Sundvall

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Artist Myah Sundvall explores the boundary of Art, Erotic Art, and Pornography and Alex Yarde invites readers along.

Life Lessons For Men From The Classical Composers

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Classical music, as much as any other form, is about struggle, pain, and expression. Brian Shea talks about what that means to him.

This Man Looked at Some Birds on a Wire and Saw Musical Notes. Listen to How It Sounds. [Hint: Amazing]

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“I was curious to hear what melody the birds were creating,” said Jarbas Agnelli. Is that not what art is—all things curious?

This GIF Tattoo is a Collaborative Work of Art

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Artist Evan Hawkins has just given the world another reason to admire Eadweard Muybridge’s “The Horse In Motion.”

Making School Lunches Super: Dad Fills His Son’s Lunchbox with Superheroes

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Brent Almond wanted to make his son’s first-ever school lunches special, so he enlisted the help of a few super-friends…

Going Public: Xe Sands Reads Some Musings From Edgar Degas

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The great painter gets the Xe Sands treatment in this week’s installment of “Going Public.”

‘The Monuments Men’: Is Art Worth Dying For?

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Clooney’s film focuses on a different kind of war tragedy, and its central question is just as valid during peacetime.

We Will Need Monuments Men For As Long As Ancient Sites Remain Battlefields

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Emma Cunliffe believes the “The Monument Men” film isn’t just representative of history; saving art and culture amidst war will be part of our future as well.

World’s Greatest Pizza or World’s Greatest Masterpiece?

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A lawyer tells you that a distant, eccentric billionaire relative has named you in his will. Sadly, you are to get none of his fortune, but are instead given a strange choice.

Tète-à-Tète With The Fishman

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“As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbour?” David Packman gets to know the guy next door, French Pop Artist Sylvian Preziosa.