Celebrating 50 years of an incredible opportunity for art students

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Drew University in Madison, NJ is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of “The Semester on Contemporary Art” this year. The program is an incredible opportunity for art students to get a behind-the-scenes look into the New York art world, with classes taking place in NYC in order to visit with artists in their studios, meet with […]

Unusual inspiration provided by an Artsology reader

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I get a fair amount of e-mails with offers from people to write blog posts for Artsology, and I think I’ve pretty much said no to all of them, because they usually just want to promote something, and because most times the writing style has nothing in common with how I write and blog-post at […]

Urban pigs, in art and in the front yard

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Who ever said farm life is the only domain for pigs? It seems that there’s an influx of pigs into urban life, as you can see below. At left we have a street art mural seen in Bushwick featuring a chrome-finish piggy bank, courtesy of artist Joshua Santos Rivera, who is also known as “Bik,” […]