Wine That Rocks! 2010 Twisted Merlot

Wine That Rocks! We’re thrilled to debut our latest rockstar collaboration: a 2010 Twisted Merlot from Dee Snider of rock band Twisted Sister. This limited edition Merlot from the North Coast is crafted in a robust fruit forward style. Retail $36 / Members $29. A portion of the proceeds will go to charities selected by Dee Snider. Buy here.      Order online below or print and fax form to: (707) 433-3437 Mail to: DLM Wine, P. O. Box 2057, Healdsburg, CA 95448 Or call: (707) 433-3711 To order: Fill in bottle quantities then click the ORDER NOW button…

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Patrick A Razo- Form Beyond Function | CREATURES AND CHARACTERS

Lost Boy lostboyworld.com/ Earth. The Future. Year Unknown. Population: Zero. As featured in the sci-fi film LOSTBOY, this mean-looking motorcycle concept by designer Patrick A Razo is part steampunk and part ultra-futurism! At the center of its S-shaped frame, a sort of ragbag jumble of mechanical parts, seemingly chopped from other machines. On either end, spherical wheels with gecko-grip for precision maneuvering in any direction. This low-slung, no-frills bad boy isn’t for the faint of heart! LOSTBOY motorcycle This is the  final version of LB-378’s motorcycle for the LOSTBOY film.…

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in and around AUSTIN SXSW 2017

in and around AUSTIN SXSW 2017 check this page as we begin to fill it with the #Free, the #Cool, the #CantMiss of #SXSW 2017!!! FREE No SXSW badge? No problem with these free events 2017 SXSW OFFICIAL FREE EVENTS DO512 FREE Austin, TX Sxsw Events FEATURED EVENTS Hotel Vegas & Volstead 6 Year Anniversary party with A Giant Dog, Flesh Lights, Big Bill, The Reputations, Mean Jolene Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm MAR 10 Fri Do512 presents EPIC! Interactive with Fat Tony, A Giant Dog, Flint Eastwood, The Zoltars,…

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Art Grants & The Elements – Euphoria 2017

FAQ Are you a creative individual wanting to bring your vision to Euphoria 2017 (in the form of an art installation)? Apply for our inaugural Art Installation Grant Program, and you could receive funding for your project! Applications will be closed by the end of this week, so be sure to submit your designs ASAP. ART GRANTS Calling all performers and instructors of the arts! If you wish to perform, live paint, lead yoga or teach a workshop at Euphoria this year, then The Elements application is your time to…

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Contemporary Art 101 Lecture Series and Classes

Contemporary Art 101 is a Members-only art history lecture series at the Art School. This spring, we are delighted to continue this wildly popular series with Dr. Kate Green, featuring eye-opening lectures on various topics in contemporary art since the 1990s. Contemporary Art 101 is available in both a daytime and evening session. Both series start February 2. Space is limited! Please register for the full course of seven lectures online at the links below or by phone at 512 458 8191. You may also email membership@thecontemporaryaustin.org with questions or…

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SXSW ART PROGRAM

SXSW ART PROGRAM March 10-18. The SXSW Art Program creates a platform for visual artists to connect with international leaders in the fields of music, film, and technology through showcasing innovative projects and hosting discussions during SXSW. Experience one-of-a-kind art installations by both established and emerging artists at SXSW programming venues and other locations in Austin. SXSW Art Program ABOUT SXSW ART PROGRAM Visual artists have always played a role at SXSW through the filmmakers, musicians, and technologists coming to Austin each spring. In 2017, we are expanding our art…

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EAST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR NOV. 12-13 | 19-20

East Austin Studio Tour is a unique opportunity to meet with artists and check out the studios in which they work. The self-guided tour takes place over two weekends in November and leads visitors through home and commercial studios, galleries, special exhibitions, installations and art-themed parties. The event also features an opening party, a special culinary event with local chefs, competitions, educational programs and more. East Basics: Dates & Times — November 12-13 & 19-20, 2016 — 11am-6pm Boundaries — East of I-35, West of Hwy 183, South of Hwy…

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NASA’s Langley Research Center Centennial Art Contest

NASA’s Langley Research Center Centennial Art Contest On July 17, 2017, NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will turn 100. We’re doing a lot to celebrate that major milestone, and one of the things we’re most looking forward to is this, our Centennial Art Contest. After all, NASA Langley is a hotbed of inspiration. Just imagine: Back when manned flight was still in its infancy, our researchers helped propel the United States to the forefront of global aviation. The first men to walk on the moon trained here. And…

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Vanessa Ruiz: The spellbinding art of human anatomy

Vanessa Ruiz: The spellbinding art of human anatomy Vanessa Ruiz takes us on an illustrated journey of human anatomical art over the centuries, sharing captivating images that bring this visual science — and the contemporary artists inspired by it — to life. “Anatomical art has the power to reach far beyond the pages of a medical textbook,” she says, “connecting our innermost selves with our bodies through art.” Ar†stråda Magazine – ART  Ar†stråda Magazine – MOTO  Ar†stråda Magazine – BITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – NITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – UNIQUE 

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The Fantastic Alien Worlds of Concept Artist Christian Lorenz Scheurer

The Fantastic Alien Worlds of Concept Artist Christian Lorenz Scheurer Ever wondered who dreams up the otherworldly architecture and cities you see in movies like Thor 2 and Man of Steel? http://www.christianlorenzscheurer.com/

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HISTORY OF BANKSY

Banksy Banksy is an England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. banksy.co.uk/ Born: 1974, Bristol, United Kingdom Education: Bristol Cathedral Choir School Movies: Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Antics Roadshow Periods: Graffiti, Street art Awards: Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature, More   The Story Behind Banksy (Smithsonian) On his way to becoming an international icon, the subversive and secretive street artist turned the art world…

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LONDON & ART + BBC Documentary

Art Map London TimeOut London Art London, England’s capital, set on the River Thames, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.   Hotels: 3-star averaging $114, 5-star averaging $327. View hotels Getting there: 9 h 20 min flight, around $1,645. View flights…

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Two Minute Papers – Artistic Style Transfer For Videos

  Artificial neural networks were inspired by the human brain and simulate how neurons behave when they are shown a sensory input (e.g., images, sounds, etc). They are known to be excellent tools for image recognition, any many other problems beyond that – they also excel at weather predictions, breast cancer cell mitosis detection, brain image segmentation and toxicity prediction among many others. Deep learning means that we use an artificial neural network with multiple layers, making it even more powerful for more difficult tasks. This time they have been…

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Austin to be home to $100,000 international art prize

Austin now has a major international art prize that elevates the city to a new status in the global art world. The Contemporary Austin announced Thursday that it will be host to the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, a $100,000 unrestricted biennial award given to an artist of any age, any nationality and working in any medium. In addition, the Booth Prize will finance a solo exhibit for the winning artist that will be accompanied by a major publication.  The prize includes support for a solo exhibit at the Contemporary…

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Ar†stråda Magazine

† “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso __________ † “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” -Vincent Van Gogh “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” –Charles Bukowski Art as a Weapon In the spring of 1942, an anonymous editorial in Literature and Art entitled “Artist-Agitator” proposed that artists might contribute materially to national…

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West Austin Studio Tour among best of Austin arts, week of May 8-14

West Austin Studio Tour among best of Austin arts, week of May 8-14   Art “West Austin Studio Tour.” Its popular eastside companion tour may have introduced crowds to a now-burgeoning East Austin scene, but the West Austin Studio Tour, with its more far-flung boundaries, offers a more chill and relaxed experience. And with the free, self-guided tour running two weekends, you have the chance to find your way to dozens of individual artist studios, pop-up exhibits and events and even established galleries and art spaces you may not have…

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Art City Austin 2016

Art City Austin 2016 is moving to the Palmer Event Center (900 Barton Springs Rd) in 2016. This city’s original fine arts festival returns to the place of its origin – the site of the old City Colosseum where the festival launched in 1950 as Art Mart. We’ll have art both inside and out. This new festival site will offer you more parking, more shade, indoor restrooms, more art, more festival, and much more to come.  We’re excited about this change and the many ways that it improves the festival. We’ll roll out more…

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Bodypaint Wizard Transformers Herself Into Superman

Bodypaint Wizard Transformers Herself Into Superman   video Kay Pike created this 1000x timelapse from her Twitch stream in which she used her astounding artistic skills to transform herself into the Man of Steel. The suit and the hair are spot-on, but given that Kay is a whole lot thinner than the unrealistically bulky Kryptonian, the finished product has a bit of a David Byrne vibe thrown in too.

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