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March 19, 2015

On March 3, 2015 by Natalia Borecka Something about making art has to do with overcoming things, giving us a clear opportunity for doing things in ways we have always known we should do them. ~ Art and Fear, D. Bayles .   .   .   .   . With her fingers covered in sweeping smears of blue and white pastel, Zaria Forman molds colossal watery shapes onto 8 foot sheets of paper with nothing but her bare hands. The process is meticulous, starting from the top, and working her way down adding layers of color over countless hours, drawing out the living water and the shimmering light from a lifeless sheet of paper. Three dimensional blue glaciers float in...

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Joseph Scheer- Captivated by the beauty of moths, an artist uses digital scans to transform backyard fliers into fine art.

March 18, 2015

By Lynn Warren for National Geographic   The moth hunt began with Joseph Scheer using his Alfred University office as a lure, leaving lights on and windows open at day’s end, collecting whatever had wandered in overnight when he returned the next morning. Plenty of moths showed up, but janitors howled about the buggy mess. So Scheer moved the hunt to his colleague Mark Klingensmith’s yard. “Mark’s a gardener with lots of stuff growing on his property,” Scheer says. “Moths like it.” The two set up lights glowing over a five-gallon (18-liter) bucket and shining on a white sheet. Then they watched, astounded, as moths came looping, fluttering, zooming in. “We got a different species every night that first season,”...

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ArtStar Partners With Domino Magazine to Make Fine Art Accessible

February 27, 2015

  If you are like us, you still have every issue of Domino dog eared and lovingly saved on your shelf. The die hard Domino fans still have the book on their coffee table. ArtStar is please to announce our new collaboration with Domino (swoon!) We curated a capsule collection of our favorite works for Domino's fans- all available framed and ready for the wall. Finish your home or give it a bold refresh with great contemporary art by ArtStar (starting at just $275!) ArtStar Works in Domino! 

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