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Art Events for September 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of September, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Ways of Seeing ArtWeb member Teresa Gordon is showing her works at this mixed exhibition Dates July 9 – Oct 30, 2016 Cost…

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‘Clear Drinks Only’: Home Galleries and Open Houses

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Image by Chris used under a Creative Commons license.

A friend invited me to Sigmund Freud’s house recently. House museums are a passion of mine, as they are for many people, and I love the art programme the Freud Museum has put in place. Contemporary artists, responding to a…

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The Basics of Setting Up Your Own Printmaking Studio

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The ubiquity of the printed image in our contemporary world makes it unsurprising that the art of printmaking – encompassing such traditional disciplines as relief, intaglio, screen printing and lithography – continues to capture so many artists’ imaginations. However, while…

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Art Events for August 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of August, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Ways of Seeing ArtWeb member Teresa Gordon is showing her works at this mixed exhibition. Dates July 9 – Sept 30, 2016 Cost…

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What to Consider When Photographing Your Work for the Smaller Screen

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Every tube, train and tram in every city (…and town, village and hamlet) is stuffed full of commuters as they drag themselves to work each morning. The time of inside-pocket paperbacks and broadsheets has been replaced by tablets and smart…

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3 of the Most Controversial Works of Public Art

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Apollo Pavilion |  © Copyright Andrew Curtis and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

It seems that everyone has an opinion on public art, whether positive or negative. Is it all a waste of taxpayers’ money, or a welcome way to add interest to what may otherwise be a dull urban or rural landscape?…

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Creative Start-Up in London Looking for a Workspace? Meet Camden Collective

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This post was originally published on London Cheapo. London’s start-up boom is growing, and much of it is going on in east London. However, Camden Collective is bringing creativity and economic regeneration back to NW1, an area that is home…

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Art Events for July 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of July, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Art House Open Studios Gallery of over 40 works (including Paintings, Japanese black tableware and organic porcelain vases) by ArtWeb member Ikuko. Dates July…

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What Are Your Options for an Art Short Course?

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Image by Jane Adams via ArtWeb

In an age that has seen a scary heightening in fees for prolonged full-time art and design courses, and yet also a greater interest in seemingly every aspect of the arts than ever, it’s unsurprising that art short courses have…

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Art Events for June 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of June, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: SEOS Gallery of 10 members of the Ashford Visual Artists. Dates June 3-19, 2016 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Cost Free Location Straw Barn…

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5 Less Obvious Holiday Destinations for Artists

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Picking a truly enticing or original holiday destination can be a tricky task for an artist, whether amateur or professional, especially when there are competing priorities to consider. Perhaps the expense associated with your practice is forcing you to consider…

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Green Rooms: An Affordable Artists Hotel and Creative Workspace in London

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This post was originally published on London Cheapo. If you’re an artist or a creative, wherever you’re based, chances are you will come to London to work and meet people. Chances are you will also be broke, and struggling to…

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3 Surprisingly Invaluable Books for Turning from an Amateur into a Professional Artist

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Some artists handle the divide between amateur and professional more easily than others. While some can become disillusioned by a stop-start practice defined by only occasional sales or gallery interest, perhaps due to prohibitive time, money or location factors, others…

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The Stories Behind 5 of the UK’s Greatest Art Colleges

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If there is one type of institution that may never receive its just credit for its pivotal role in producing some of the world’s genuine creative greats – in fields often far transcending fine art – it has to be…

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The Story of ArtWeb

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Our story of ArtWeb actually begins as the story of “The Artists Web”. Back in Brighton, in 2005, after designing websites for a number of artist friends, our founder Chris Kirkland came up with the concept of “The Artists Web”—an…

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