My wife has inherited a portrait in oil of Leo Baeck which is dated and signed, "1952 D. Goldschmidt". Who is / was D. Goldschmidt? [more inside]
I don't need to make a cow-dung Madonna, I do need to get over my fear of making something that someone won't like.
I want to move on and grow and get better, but I feel like I'm at the foot of Everest. Help me not hate my art. How can I find the courage to make the art that I need to make in order to feel fulfilled and honest in my work? [more inside]
I did the wrong thing...but do I have any rights in this situation? [more inside]
I'd like to get hold of a long list of all the songs that have been on the "Now That's What I Call Music" music compilation (from number 1 right up to the current 79). Is that possible and, if so, how? [more inside]
Artist filter: Who painted this amazing painting seen in Massimo and Lella Vignelli's apartment? [more inside]
How do I find an artist or Graphic Designer to do some pieces for a boardgame I am designing for cheap or free. Or am I doomed? [more inside]
Who and what are some examples of artists who painted or created the exact same thing every day? [more inside]
Any online artist critique sites that can be customized? [more inside]
This is a screencap from an episode of the "Ray Bradbury Theater" series from the 1980's. I tried using the Google Goggles app on my phone, both with the picture on my TV and on my computer monitor, but it can't scan it all the way. When it does come close, it can identify it as some sort of iconography, but that's it. Does anybody have any idea who the artist might be, or the title of the painting itself? [more inside]
Please suggest some older (or not) books/films/things that talk about the idea that you're just going to be bad for a long time before you're really successful at, or really master something (particularly an artistic pursuit). [more inside]
Does anyone remember a music video from the early 90s where a woman with really long braids walks through a city street and sings about a break-up. She might be wearing a trenchcoat, and she might be on a subway car. [more inside]
I'm thinking about moving to LA soon, but I've never actually been there. Where would someone like me live? What's it like to live in LA? General advice? Or should I move to SF? [more inside]
Attempting to identify a comic book artist! [more inside]
Ai WeiWei, the dissident and artist, is under arrest for suspected economic crimes what the hell does that mean? what is it code for?
I can't for the life of me remember the name of a particular megamix/mashup album/artist. I remember that the first track sounded like it started with the helicopter sound from the beginning of one of the 'Another Brick..' tracks from Pink Floyd's 'The Wall', then it either sampled 'Little Fluffy Clouds' or used sampled the same interview. Closer to the end of the album 'Your Song' was mixed in. Any ideas? I believe the artist also had an album featuring mostly Flaming Lips mixes. Both were available free on his website.
my friend has a photo (not this one, but one that's similar in that there are lots of different characters doing zany things) that she wants turned into a mini painting. etsy alchemy is 'being phased out,' apparently. how could she find an artist who is willing to paint this for her? [more inside]
I'm licencing out some artwork to be sold on shirts and need a decent free example contract to work from. [more inside]
I'm looking for a country music song. All I can remember is the artist, male, singing about the presidents of the US. If can remember correctly they were lining up and at a funeral (but, I could be wrong). Any suggestions as to what song it was?
I'm trying to locate a web article article I saw a few years ago. It was about things a person could do to make people believe he/she was a "real" artist. I think I remember it saying that a lot of the success in the art world depends on what people think of the artist him/herself, and that the more that people saw a person as "an artist", the better the chances of getting paid (or getting paid more) for their art, and being a professional artist. (Or maybe it didn't say that and I just thought it after reading the article.) [more inside]
Can _not_ remember the music video or the artist! [more inside]
I'm designing a card game and I have most of my own art for prototyping, but eventually want *real* art. I have no place where to look for such a thing or how much it would cost. Does anyone have any ideas on what sort of going rate such a thing would cost? Do you pay by the hour? Any tips are greatly appreciated.
How can I best induce freelance artists to submit work to deadline? [more inside]
Do you have any experience working with art gallery-specific database systems? I'd love some advice on choosing the right software to help organize a mid-career artist and his sprawling archive. [more inside]
How to manage my nosy parent's reaction to my artwork? [more inside]
Artist trivia time! I love this painting! Does anyone know who the artist is? It's a painting with a sculpture of similarly-shaped heads next to it...but I just saw it randomly online and haven't the first clue of who it might be. Has anyone seen anything like it before? (other than on Easter Island)
What art do people cite to make fun of art? [more inside]
How can I be a business manager/agent to the creative people around me? [more inside]
Bands with the same name. Since you can't usually have a fist fight over it, how do you decide who wins? [more inside]
Who painted this picture?
This is a painting that a friend's mum copied from another (well-known?) artist. I'd love to find the original. Any suggestions? [more inside]
I'm looking for a sci-fi artist's webpage. The only thing I remember is a (digital?) series of painting of a sprawling city inside a cylindrical crater (or possibly at the base of a tall spire). [more inside]
Does an artist equivalent of elance.com, guru.com, and rentacoder.com exist? [more inside]
As an artist or small business owner, how would you feel if someone used your name to keyword their Google AdWords ad? [more inside]
Please help me find information on Svenningsen, a Southern Californian painter who favored trains, active in the 70s. [more inside]
What old RPG is the melody sampled from on track 2 on Sab the Artist EP? [more inside]
[Movingfilter] Which city would be best for an early-sixties blogger/artist couple to move to: Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Boulder, or Austin (or perhaps an alternative we haven't thought of)? My parents are moving back to the US after being out of the country for ten years. My mother is a successful blogger and researcher, and my father is an artist. They are interesting folks. [more inside]
Your favorite visual artist's website & why? [more inside]
I'm looking for a specific street artist / vendor I saw in Union Square Park in NYC 2 or 3 months ago. [more inside]
Help an art gallery pick a website tool for its redesign. [more inside]
I'm looking for blogs written personally (at least in part) by eminent figures in the visual arts - artists, collectors, curators, museum directors, gallery owners. Preferably those who have been working continuously for some decades, since the 1960s or 70s for example. Any suggestions? [more inside]
What websites sell original art directly from the artist? [more inside]
I'm trying to think of the name of a male, Eastern-European artist that made paintings of dark, unsettling landscapes. I remember being linked to a very basic webpage of his work, and I wish I could remember more details about his work. As for time period, maybe 20's-70's. Again, sorry for the lack of details. I want to say he was not well-known and did the landscapes in the 40's or 50's.
We want an online searchable artist registry for our small-town art council. Wave our magic wand and we'd have something just like this or this. But we have to be realistic. Bottom line, we have $1k. What do you suggest? [more inside]
Ideas for affordable artist studio space in Philadelphia? My fiancee and I are moving to Philly so that I can attend a grad program at Penn. She needs access to some kind of affordable studio space so that she can work on her master's thesis (costume construction). Can you help us look? [more inside]
I need help identifying/remembering a visual artist who work(s|ed) with text. Shortish, punchy phrases; female; I first saw her work around 2000-2002. Anybody? [more inside]
Where do LA-based sculptors go to buy/sell used equipment? [more inside]
Sanding and re-gessoing a large canvas: advice, tips and tricks? [more inside]
Help me become a better (comic book style) artist so I can illustrate my own scripts. I need to become better at sketching, primarily. The human figure mainly, but also backgrounds and layouts. I don't have $$ for an extensive course, so I'm looking primarily for books and online tutorials. (I also need to find artists to illustrate scripts I don't have time to do myself, if anyone's interested.) Thanks.
You are someone who reviews portfolios for the job of concept artist at a videogame company. What are you looking for in the portfolio?