Love this Kickstarter idea by BAP member and friend Brooke Broussard, described as "a sensual journey inspired by Francis Bacon's Triptychs" it got our attention right away. The realization of projects like this are the reason KickStarter is such a great idea in the first place.
With her first feature length film under her belt, Chiara Clemente (daughter of acclaimed painter Francesco Clemente) is about to celebrate another milestone, the opening of her film, “OUR CITY DREAMS : A Portrait of Five Women Artists - Swoon, Ghada Amer,… Continue
We recently met with the founders of Crane.tv about an impressive film competition they are hosting with Discovery Campus, reelisor.com and a power jury including fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld, as well as Flavio Albanese, Ora Ito, Fernando Sulichin, Kirill Razlogov, and… Continue
The drawing above was automatically generated from a tool invented over at http://www.zefrank.com that draws an image based on sound waves from your microphone. I.e. low volume curves counterclockwise, medium volume is straight, high volume curves clockwise.
After playing around for a bit with my own voice, I put the microphone next to the speaker while… Continue
We're extremely proud to congratulate BAP member, client, and friend Sheila Donnelly. Along with her Father, Jim Donnelly they run the award winning Brooklyn based printing firm Precise Continental, which was recently chosen to produce one million gold-and-black engraved invitations for… Continue
Shepard is inviting everyone in LA to attend a rally Tomorrow Sat., Nov. 15 L.A. City Hall to overturn Prop 8. The rally starts at 10:30 am at 200 N. Spring St. LA CA 90012. Anyone who believes in equality and human dignity should be appalled that Prop. 8 passed. More on Shepard's…Continue
With an increasing number of gadgets to carry around a limited number of pockets, design gurus are in a quandary. They're looking for your ideas about where you see today’s fashion & technology influences coming from to help figure it all out. You can submit your thoughts via video or email to Z Spot Now, the group putting the contest together. The best entry wins a trip to NYC… Continue
"Brooklyn-based artist and computer scientist Jonathan Harris makes online art that captures the world's expression -- and gives us a glimpse of the soul of the Internet. Jonathan's work celebrates the world's diversity even as it illustrates the universal concerns of its occupants. His computer programs scour the Internet for unfiltered content, which his beautiful interfaces then organize to create coherence from the chaos."
If you're looking for a design challenge to get your work on the map and land you on the beaches of Miami - consider uploading a submission to Fujifilm's Z20 logo redesign competition. They're looking for a hip, urban makeover that reflects today’s urban design trends. Sounds like a great one to enter to give your portfolio a boost and extend your summer tan.
These images were generated by an automated script using the RSS feeds from Obama's blog and McCains campaign RSS feed. The more often a word is used, the larger it appears. Just click on either image to see it bigger and you can really…
London's Natural History Museum is to decorate the ceiling of one of its major rooms with a permanent art installation, inspired by evolutionary theory, in honour of Charles Darwin's bicentennial. The 10 shortlisted entrants have now been announced and their ideas are on… Continue
Speaking at the most recent EG conference, author, philosopher, prankster and journalist A.J. Jacobs talks about the year he spent living biblically -- following the rules in the Bible as literally as… Continue
The artist shown above is someone I've known all my life. He was a boxer in the Golden Gloves as a skinny kid from Brooklyn. He was my hero as a NYC Detective, on the force for over 20 years. He was my teacher when he fixed everything around the house with Macgyver-like innovation. He was my inspiration when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease and fought back through his art and writing.
He is my father, and I'm proud to be his… Continue
We've set up an area for BAP members to draw on a shared digital canvas that anyone can draw on or upload images to. It was created by the geniuses over at WebCanvas.com Ltd, an innovative London based start-up that aims to stay at the forefront of creative web 2.0 applications, and they certainly have with this one.
Here's how you can start drawing. All you need is a web… Continue
With so many members having their own shows these days, we've added a new tool for you to promote your events, offer an RSVP list and even export the event to your Outlook or ICAL Calendars. Just click on the events tab and follow the instructions.
You can also check out some of the events already featured:…
On June 7th, 2008 over 6,000 artists around the world will do what they enjoy most - draw.
The goal for Drawing Day is simple - to create enough drawings to make some noise worldwide for the sake of art. 2008 is the first year of this initiative and the goal is 1 million drawings. The idea for Drawing Day was hatched by a small but passionate group of individuals who love illustration and art and knew the web would be a great platform… Continue