There's a long list of celebrities, from Ed Sheeran to Armie Hammer, who deleted their social media accounts because they felt that being online was toxic and was making them unhappy. Of course, you don't have to be famous to need a break from Twitter and Instagram; advice columns routinely suggest spending less time scrolling if you want to feel happier. But why is checking your social media making you unhappy?
From tech leaders like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to scientists like Albert Einstein and Sir Isaac Newton, everyone who has done anything important has failed, sometimes spectacularly. Any study of the lives of these remarkable individuals is in part a study in failure. Facing adversity and overcoming challenges is what these individuals did, and part of what ultimately made them so successful.
Museums offer priceless cultural treasures, from amazing works of art worth millions of dollars to full-size dinosaur skeletons that are millions of years old. Whether you are an avid art lover, a budding archeologist or a history buff, you can find a museum that matches your interests and piques your curiosity…
Austin Kleon is an Ohio native teaching people how to take steps towards pursuing their artistic ventures all while discovering their personal flair that makes them unique. He is an entrepreneur, a writer and blogger, finding his creative outlets in the 21st century and inspiring the masses to do the same. Book writing was always the goal, but it was through a day job and a blog that Austin was able to kick start his writing career. Jumping on new opportunities that came his way led him to his book dream coming to fruition with the arrival of Steal Like An Artist, Show Your Work!, and Keep Going.
Since its inception in 1997 ArtPalmBeach presents a unique environment that offers collectors to enjoy the works of over 1000 contemporary artist as well as participate in lectures and panel discussions from museum professionals, artists and renowned art industry experts. ArtPalmBeach is the long-standing reputation as South Florida’s largest leading winter fair for international modern and contemporary at not to be missed by art lovers everywhere.
Your go-to caffeine-in-a-cup habit does more than just increase your mental alertness and energy. Take a look at these clinical findings that demonstrate coffee’s positive health benefits.
Amanda Perna’s bright and cheery fashion studio is simply a reflection of the designer’s effervescent vibe. Perna is a fashion designer, author, blogger, stylist, illustrator, mentor, wife, mom and a master juggler who launches from one project to the next with grace, plenty of enthusiasm and an ever-present warm smile that she wears with ease…
MONEY MATTERS: Broward county to host capitalization workshop to help support artistic freedom and sustainability
“Capitalization supports artistic freedom,” Thomas says. “If there’s enough capital in an organization, it can take risks with artistic products, and it can innovate from a position of strength. There’s a deep connection between finances and the arts that cannot be undermined.”
Obviously, both conceptual and concept art deal with ideas. Yet in many ways these two approaches to picture-making reside at opposite ends of the art spectrum. Where conceptual art focuses on the idea itself while only begrudgingly including a tactile, visible component, concept art is ALL about dragging amorphous concepts into the revealing light of physical reality. Simply put, the purpose of concept art is to show us what stuff looks like.