UCLA student Raina Markham finds spontaneity and flexibility in unconventional art – Daily Bruin | Candle Made Easy

UCLA student Raina Markham finds spontaneity and flexibility in unconventional art - Daily Bruin

This post was updated on July 10 at 8:13 p.m With a sharpie, paper and napkins, Raina Markham makes her mark on the art world. The aspiring third-year music education student said she’s found solace in a variety of art styles, including hand-drawn graphics and visual scores and collages made from everyday materials such as … Read more

Why does ancient Egypt’s distinctive art style make everything look flat? -Livescience.com | Candle Made Easy

This is a picture that shows the interior of King Tutankhamun

In 1986, the band The Bangles sang about “all the old paintings on the tombs” of the figures depicted “walking like an Egyptian.” Though neither an art historian nor an Egyptologist, songwriter Liam Sternberg referred to one of the most striking characteristics of ancient egyptian Fine arts – the depiction of people, animals and objects … Read more

Every wall in this Roman apartment is covered in art, from flea market finds to cubist paintings – dominoes | Candle Made Easy

Every wall in this Roman apartment is covered in art, from flea market finds to cubist paintings - dominoes

This age-old phrase tells us “home is where the heart is,” but what if your heart is in multiple places at once? In her new book Nomad at Home: Designing the Home Traveled more (Out July 12), interior designer and creative director Hilary Robertson explores how investing in lots of homes, not just the one … Read more

Beyond Buffets and Slots: Casinos Double Down on Fine Art – 69News WFMZ-TV | Candle Made Easy

Beyond Buffets and Slots: Casinos Double Down on Fine Art - 69News WFMZ-TV

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) — The Louvre, the Museum of Modern Art and… the Hard Rock? Hoping to expand their appeal beyond the sheer number of slots and buffets, some casinos turn to art galleries or exhibitions to attract new business from customers who would not otherwise visit a casino. In doing so, they not … Read more

After a three-year hiatus, the Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival returns with a bang – NJ.com | Candle Made Easy

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After a three-year hiatus, the Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival has returned to the city’s already vibrant downtown for its 28th year, and with more than 200 artists showcasing their art and crafts. A smattering of light rain early Saturday didn’t stop visitors from strolling the closed streets, browsing and shopping at a record … Read more

Vermont Fine Art | Vermont Art | rutlandherald.com – Rutland Herald | Candle Made Easy

Vermont Fine Art |  Vermont Art |  rutlandherald.com - Rutland Herald

Frank Suchomel Memorial Art Center: Local Sculptors (outdoor) and other works collected by the late Frank Suchomel, Ongoing, Meditation Garden and Concert Hall, Haggett Road, Adamant, www.fsmac-quarryworks.org AR Market: Matt Larson, through August 19, Walking with Gaia, paintings, ARTE at AR, 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Espresso Bueno: Al Salzman, through August 15, … Read more

Steve Keene is having a moment – Fine Art Globe | Candle Made Easy

Steve Keene is having a moment - Fine Art Globe

Artwork from the Steve Keene Art Book accompanied by premium items available to purchasers of the book. (Photo courtesy of Hat & Beard/Tractor Beam) Way back when the record industry was still dealing in physical objects, independent advertising company Girlie Action sent us music journalists a one-of-a-kind eye-catcher: a brightly colored original artwork painted on … Read more