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The Best Cardstock for Painting, Drawing, and More

Sometimes you need a heavier paper than what you can find in your inkjet printer. Perhaps you plan to make a drawing with high-pigment markers and don’t want the risk of bleed-through; or maybe you want to craft a sign that won’t blow around in the wind. Or perhaps you’re on the hunt for a fun arts and crafts project to embark on with your children. No matter what the reason, cardstock... | Read More

The Best Cardstock for Painting, Drawing, and More

Sometimes you need a heavier paper than what you can find in your inkjet printer. Perhaps you plan to make a drawing with high-pigment markers and don’t want the risk of bleed-through; or maybe you want to craft a sign that won’t blow around in the wind. Or perhaps you’re on the hunt for a fun arts and crafts project to embark on with your children. No matter what the reason, cardstock... | Read More

In 1971, Both the USPS and The Term “Mail Art” Were Born

The first widely circulated use of the term “mail art” in print occurred in the title of an exhibition catalogue: Mail art—Communication à distance—Concept. This publication was released in November of 1971: the same year that mail processing in America was transformed by the founding of the quasi-corporate United States Postal Service. The exhibition took place on the other side of... | Read More

In 1971, Both the USPS and The Term “Mail Art” Were Born

The first widely circulated use of the term “mail art” in print occurred in the title of an exhibition catalogue: Mail art—Communication à distance—Concept. This publication was released in November of 1971: the same year that mail processing in America was transformed by the founding of the quasi-corporate United States Postal Service. The exhibition took place on the other side of... | Read More

The Best Bookends for Storing and Displaying Your Tomes

When it comes to your bookshelves, bookends are often a must. Whether you’re trying to keep your novels in line or attempting to tame your textbooks, bookends are a simple solution to prevent your volumes from falling over or slipping off their shelves. While their function may be the same, bookends run the gamut in terms of style and material. Ahead, find the five bookend sets that we find... | Read More

The Best Blank Cards and Envelopes for Crafting and Special Occasions

There’s nothing like making a greeting card that’s truly your own. Why buy a cheesy supermarket card for your best friend’s birthday or Father’s Day when you can create one yourself? Whether you’re looking for a postcard type or a fold-over style, a rainbow of colors or earth tones or white, you’ll find what you need among the blank cards and envelopes we recommend below.

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Early Hoppers Are Copies, Guston News Reverberates, and More: Morning Links from September 29, 2020

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A graduate student in London found that some of Edward Hopper’s early paintings are copies of work by other artists. [The New York Times]

Alongside a rare Botticelli, Sotheby’s will offer a painting by Rembrandt in January with an estimate of $20... | Read More

Alongside Rare Botticelli, Sotheby’s to Offer $20 M. Rembrandt Biblical Scene in January

Sotheby’s recent announcement of plans to auction a rare $80 million Botticelli portrait in 2021 has put a new spotlight on the Old Masters category. Now, the auction house has unveiled a biblical scene by Rembrandt titled Abraham and the Angels (1646), to be sold alongside the Italian renaissance work in January during the house’s Masters Week evening sale. The painting is estimated to... | Read More

Parees Festival in Oviedo, Spain

Parees 2020, the Mural Intervention Festival of Oviedo (north of Spain), has concluded with 4 new wall art pieces from a total of 22 that have been created since the event first steps back in 2017. Despite of all the inconvenience caused by Covid-19, Parees was able to keep its strengh as one of the main cultural meetings in the biz, taking place with no incidents and following all... | Read More

Houston and Dallas Chefs Take Centerstage at the Food Oscars’ Vaunted Taste America Event

With changes required by the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual James Beard Foundation’s Taste America event is going virtual on October 18. That is when a curated collection of chefs in 20 cities across the country will lead a virtual, communal three-course dinner that coincides with a national broadcast featuring an entertaining lineup of chefs, friends … Continued

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