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The progressive early history of Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art

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A look at the Glasgow School of Art’s early history, influence and devastation.

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Free 2018 August Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of August, submitted by the ArtWeb community: MFA Art and Humanities Masters Show 2018 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design’s Masters Show celebrates transformative design and visually stunning…

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The Essentials of Selecting and Preparing Printmaking Paper

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Choosing the right paper for your art is one of the most vital steps in the printmaking process. Read on for tips on how select and prep your paper.

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Free 2018 July Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of July, submitted by the ArtWeb community: First Street Gallery – 2018 National Juried Exhibition First Street Gallery is pleased to present the 2018 National Juried Exhibition. Curated by American…

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Yokohama Apartment: A unique city residency space in Japan

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This article was originally published on REthink Tokyo. Deep in the residential area of Yokohama’s Nishi ward are four tall, white, wooden structures with a simple open atrium and a focus on community and transparency. Providing a working and living…

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Free 2018 June Arts Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of June, submitted by the ArtWeb community: British Museum Late ArtWeb member Farrukh Akbar will be showing some of his artwork and giving a short interactive talk on technological utopia/dystopia…

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Danchi Dreams: A Photographic Exploration of a Housing Vision

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This post was originally published on REthink Tokyo. While walking down a quiet street in Korakuen one night, Tokyo-based photographer Cody Ellingham was struck by the discordance of the structures he saw. On one side, the “hypermodern, illuminated theme park” of Tokyo Dome, and…

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Free 2018 May Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of May, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Perspectives on Pattern A collaborative exhibition showing work by TAG (Textile Art Group) alongside pattern books and samples that have been rescued from…

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The Possibilities of White Paint and the 5 Artists Who Realised Them

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Is white a mere neutral or ‘base’ colour for artists, or is it the colour – one of the most literally illuminating of all? It’s not a question that has necessarily been asked as often as it should have been…

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Free 2018 April Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of April, submitted by the ArtWeb community: John Phillips Exhibition ArtWeb member John Phillips is exhibiting his most recent paintings in acrylic and mixed media. Dates  1st March – 31st…

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Illustrating Tokyo: Adrian Hogan on Coffee Cup Art, City Inspo and Social Sketching

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Adrian Hogan Illiustrator

From sketching in high school to illustrating for the biggest names in Japan, Adrian Hogan has become one the most recognised names on the Tokyo creative scene. Having developed a love of sketching as a student during long commutes, Adrian…

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Free Art Events for March 2018

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of March, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Two Ways of Looking A joint exhibition of shape and colour by Mark Cheng and Carol Ann McDermott. Dates 3–10 March 2018 Cost…

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Small, Unusual and Little-Known Galleries in London: Part 2

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This post was originally published on London Cheapo. We’ve already gathered a few of London’s small, unusual and little-known galleries, but there are quite a few to explore, so you’re getting a part two. You lucky, culture-hungry cheapos. Read on…

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Free Art Events for February 2018

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of February, submitted by the ArtWeb community: National Association of Women Artists’ 2018 Winter Small Works Exhibition Open to all US women nationwide. 67 works that include sculpture, intaglio, watercolor,…

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6 Things You Should Know As a Novice Abstract Painter

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While we have certainly written in the past here at ArtWeb about some of the abstract artists of which you should be aware, we haven’t focused much on the basic point and essence of abstract painting, and what it should…

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