PopMuse: Visual http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Kaleidoscopic Color in Paintings of Nature https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-subjects/plein-air/kaleidoscopic-color-in-paintings-of-nature/ https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-subjects/plein-air/kaleidoscopic-color-in-paintings-of-nature/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 06:06:00 UTC Artists Network Staff at Artists Network Sharon Pitts paints watercolors in a style that makes the most of the variety of color and shape in the natural world. By Amy Leibrock Sharon Pitts paints nature—trees, flowers, nests—in a representational style with abstract qualities. Vivid color draws the viewer into her paintings of nature featuring tangles of branches, petals and leaves that [...] The post Kaleidoscopic Color in Paintings of Nature appeared first on Artists Network. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Christo, Famous For His Monumental Works Of Art, Dies At 84 https://www.npr.org/2020/05/31/866450495/christo-famous-for-his-monumental-works-of-art-dies-at-84?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign https://www.npr.org/2020/05/31/866450495/christo-famous-for-his-monumental-works-of-art-dies-at-84?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:48:55 UTC Christianna Silva at Art & Design : NPR The artist known for major outdoor art installations that often involved wrapping buildings and elements of nature in fabric died at his home in New York City on Sunday. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Photos From Pandemic Prom: High School Seniors Show Us Their Style https://www.npr.org/2020/05/28/860652262/feels-very-anticlimactic-seniors-reflect-on-ending-high-school-amid-the-pandemic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign https://www.npr.org/2020/05/28/860652262/feels-very-anticlimactic-seniors-reflect-on-ending-high-school-amid-the-pandemic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign Thu, 28 May 2020 12:33:30 UTC Tyrone Turner at Art & Design : NPR Most high school proms have been canceled because of the pandemic. Nevertheless, photojournalists gave these seniors a chance to dress up and get their prom photos taken. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How To Make A Mini-Zine About Life During The Pandemic https://www.npr.org/2020/05/28/863068957/how-to-make-a-mini-zine-about-life-during-the-pandemic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign https://www.npr.org/2020/05/28/863068957/how-to-make-a-mini-zine-about-life-during-the-pandemic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign Thu, 28 May 2020 09:00:27 UTC Malaka Gharib at Art & Design : NPR All you need is a sheet of paper and a pen. Read the comic for directions on how to fold and what to write in your zine. Then share it with Life Kit on social media. We'd love to see it! http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Capturing Reflections Demo in Transparent Watercolor https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-mediums/watercolor/capturing-reflections-demo-in-transparent-watercolor/ https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-mediums/watercolor/capturing-reflections-demo-in-transparent-watercolor/ Wed, 27 May 2020 06:32:00 UTC Artists Network Staff at Artists Network Known for her highly realistic still-life paintings, Lana Privatera uses layers of transparent watercolor to achieve her signature look. In this demonstration she shows how she seamlessly builds high contrast and bright color in her work. For more on Privatera’s approach to watercolor, along with her bold return to painting after 10 years following a [...] The post Capturing Reflections Demo in Transparent Watercolor appeared first on Artists Network. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How Definitive Image Of Pandemic Could Help Explain Tragedy https://www.npr.org/2020/05/25/861909586/lack-of-photos-of-people-dying-from-covid-19-affects-the-perception-of-the-pande?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign https://www.npr.org/2020/05/25/861909586/lack-of-photos-of-people-dying-from-covid-19-affects-the-perception-of-the-pande?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign Mon, 25 May 2020 19:58:00 UTC Art & Design : NPR NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, a professor of art history at Harvard University, about how the lack of images makes it harder to comprehend the vast lethality of the pandemic. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Art Of The New Deal: How Artists Helped Redefine America During The Depression https://www.npr.org/2020/05/25/854864293/art-of-the-new-deal-how-artists-helped-redefine-america-during-the-depression?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign https://www.npr.org/2020/05/25/854864293/art-of-the-new-deal-how-artists-helped-redefine-america-during-the-depression?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign Mon, 25 May 2020 11:00:51 UTC Neda Ulaby at Art & Design : NPR When the Roosevelt administration rolled out millions of dollars to fund artists, musicians, writers and actors, it wasn't just about job creation. It was to unite a nation in turmoil. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Andr� Leon Talley Writes About Wintour, Lagerfeld In 'Chiffon Trenches' https://www.npr.org/2020/05/25/861819277/andr-leon-talley-writes-about-wintour-lagerfeld-in-chiffon-trenches?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign https://www.npr.org/2020/05/25/861819277/andr-leon-talley-writes-about-wintour-lagerfeld-in-chiffon-trenches?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign Mon, 25 May 2020 09:07:00 UTC Karen Grigsby Bates at Art & Design : NPR Longtime Vogue editor Andr� Leon Talley has a new memoir out called: The Chiffon Trenches. In it, he describes rifts with Vogue editor Anna Wintour and the late designer Karl Lagerfeld. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Strategies for Plein Air Art: From Site to Studio https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-subjects/plein-air/strategies-for-plein-air-art-from-site-to-studio/ https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-subjects/plein-air/strategies-for-plein-air-art-from-site-to-studio/ Mon, 25 May 2020 06:14:00 UTC Artists Network Staff at Artists Network Make the most of your plein air art sessions by planning ahead for a studio painting. By Michael Chesley Johnson For many of us,�painting en plein air art is an addiction— but one with benefits. On site, you can see much in the landscape that the camera simply can’t capture. Also, as much as you [...] The post Strategies for Plein Air Art: From Site to Studio appeared first on Artists Network. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Fresh Air Remembers Beatles Photographer Astrid Kirchherr https://www.npr.org/2020/05/22/860830062/b?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign https://www.npr.org/2020/05/22/860830062/b?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=artdesign Fri, 22 May 2020 17:55:27 UTC Terry Gross at Art & Design : NPR Kirchherr, who died May 12, who took the first publicity photos of the Beatles and is credited with giving the group their signature "mop-top" haircuts. Originally broadcast in 2008. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/