The Art of Politics

The Art of Politics

The politics of expression, exaggeration, emotion, engagement, social issues, economic woes, human rights, civil rights - the politics of the world are exemplified no greater than in the art of illustration.  We take a look at creative controversy and the history of art in politics. 

Take the power of the pen today to the polls, and VOTE!

#ARTnPolitics

#pARTicipate  

#VOTE2016

 

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Calligraphy: Word Art & The History of Expression

Calligraphy: Word Art & The History of Expression

Oct 31st brings the end of "Inktober" and in #pARTicipation, we provide a look into the word art of Calligraphy, and its history of artistic expression.  Today's Inktober theme is "friend" and we support our "friend in art" Jake Parker and his creation of communal artistic engagement.  

#Inktober  

#WordART

#ART + Expression

#ART + Exploration

#ExploreYourWorld   and   #pARTicipate

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Make A Difference Starting Today

Make A Difference Starting Today

This weekend, 24 years ago, USA Weekend challenged us to MAKE A DIFFERENCE.  Today, we challenge you to do the same, but not just today, or this weekend, but as a start of a commitment to service to others.  Learn how lending a hand can hone a skill and help your neighbor.

#MakeADifferenceDay

#ExploreYourWorld

#pARTicipate

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Fashioning An Artist

Fashioning An Artist

Today we're talking relationships! A love-fest if you will, between ART + Fashion. Catwalks that become museum halls, and canvases that inspire forward fashion trends.   Each motivates and inspires the other.  We always encourage you to #ExploreYourWorld. Draw it or dress it! Either way #pARTicipate!

 

 

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An Artist’s Exploration Of Antarctica

An Artist’s Exploration Of Antarctica

Today is the first day of summer and in the United States we're set to experience record high temperatures!   #ARTTalk has relief!  If you have ever thought about traveling to create art, Antarctica would be a great place to visit.

No really, Antarctica!

#SummerSoltice       #ArtInAntarctica         #ExploreYourWorld         #pARTicipate         

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Society's & Culture's Impact on The Art of Music

Society's & Culture's Impact on The Art of Music

Throughout  the course of history, music has been an integral part of almost every culture that has existed, yet it's purpose and role in society varies greatly.  

Our ART + Music series will summarily explore how society and culture in America has shaped a beloved art form.

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Art Centres: Putting Art at the Center

Art Centres: Putting Art at the Center

The school was a previously disadvantaged school that was still {{feeding off}starving on the after-effects of Apartheid.  After some time at the school, I realized that many of my students (40+ per class) had no interest in art at all and had ended up taking the subject by default, when they had failed Biology class. Some of the other students were purposefully failing in order to stay in school for the free meal they received per day.

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EXPLORING ARTS EDUCATION IN ITALY

EXPLORING ARTS EDUCATION IN ITALY

On #WorldViewWednesday, we look at #ArtsEducation across the globe. 

Italy is a culturally rich country.  Even the smallest village has a wonderfully historic aesthetic, where every city hoards marvelous secrets. But what is Italy’s attitude towards the arts and its role in education? Are we certain this country cares enough about the wonderful environment it has and how children are learning from living in the shadows of artistic greatness?

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