Sneaker art: unicorn soles for Kristaps Porzingis

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Since I made a comparison between basketball imagery and art history yesterday, I thought I’d throw another basketball-related art item your way today: check out these new “Addidas Crazy Explosive” sneakers with the custom unicorn art on the bottom of the soles. They were made exclusively for Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks, who […]

Patricia Urquiola: bursting at the seams with thoughts and memories

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I received a press release from the Philadelphia Museum of Art with information about events at the museum, including the current shows. One of the shows, “Patricia Urquiola: Between Craft and Industry,” caught my attention and mentioned that this is the first solo exhibition in the U.S. devoted to the work of this internationally acclaimed […]

The Salon: Art + Design, November 9-13

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On the heels of the SOFA Chicago, there’s now a fair coming to New York City featuring “the world’s most influential galleries in art, architecture, and design.” The Salon: Art + Design opens on Thursday, November 9th, and runs through Monday the 13th at the Park Avenue Armory. I’ve been finding myself more-interested in design […]

Chattyfeet Giveaway with Artsology

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We have a ChattyFeet #giveaway going on now! For a chance to win the “Famous Artists Socks Gift Set,” please follow these instructions: 1. Like @theartsologist and @chattyfeet pages on Facebook. 2. Reply to the Facebook post about the giveaway with who is your favorite artist from this gift set and why. The characters include: […]

Public art featuring a giant beard meant for climbing

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Friedrich Engels was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist, and businessman who worked with Karl Marx in developing Marxist theory. He’s also the inspiration for a giant 16 foot-tall sculpture of his head (and significant beard) meant for climbing, located at the University of Salford in Manchester, England. The sculpture was conceived and created by […]

Picasso: Encounters at The Clark

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I was at The Clark Art Institute the other day, and saw the exhibition “Picasso: Encounters,” which featured 35 prints along with three paintings. One of the interesting things I learned was that during one period of his life, Picasso had established a routine where he worked on printmaking projects each day and whichever printmaker […]