Categories: Art

George Lucas says art drives innovation

Posted by: Reena Jana on October 07

George Lucas, the film-maker behind such hits as the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, shared some uplifting thoughts on artistic passion and technological invention at the World Business Forum...

3D Printing... As Art

Posted by: Damian Joseph on May 15

When you think of 3d printing, images of scientists or industrial designers fabricating prototypes probably come to mind. But starting today, the process is getting the fine arts treatment. The...

Marc Jacobs, Jeff Bezos, George Clooney...and a photo booth on steroids

Posted by: Reena Jana on July 17

I recently met up with Chicago-based new-media artist Lincoln Schatz--whose subjects include Jeff Bezos and Craig Newmark of Craigslist-- at the Hearst Building in New York. Lincoln was installing a...

Robert Rauschenberg: RIP

Posted by: Helen Walters on May 14

Robert Rauschenberg, arguably one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century, died on Monday at the age of 82. The obituaries are flooding in, and this one...

Chris Sugrue's digital bugs

Posted by: Helen Walters on May 13

In the name of featuring something which on the face of it looks like a purely artistic experiment, but bearing in mind the lessons learned from Bill Buxton, here's Delicate...

Design and the Elastic Mind

Posted by: Helen Walters on March 26

Finally got a chance to visit the new show, "Design and the Elastic Mind", at the Museum of Modern Art here in New York. Bruce and Reena both loved it,...

Monsters make the world go round

Posted by: Helen Walters on January 29

Here's a rather lovely tale of a personal art project taking on a life of its own and becoming a mini social phenomenon. It's the kind of thing that could...

Christie's vs. Sotheby's on YouTube

Posted by: Reena Jana on November 28

High-end art auctions at top houses Christie's and Sotheby's used to be ultra-exclusive affairs. But footage of these glam events where millions of dollars are paid for paintings, scultpures, photographs...

Creative Capital: A Resource for Imaginative Ideas

Posted by: Reena Jana on September 12

When we were putting together our annual Cutting Edge Designers series for BusinessWeek.com -- which also appears in condensed form in the current issue of IN: Inside Innovation within BusinessWeek...

Ancient. Meet Modern

Posted by: Helen Walters on September 05

Firstly. Sorry for the past week's radio silence. Secondly. Yes, thank you for asking, I had a lovely vacation. My travels took me back to the north of England, and...

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