A New Way of Seeing Art
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A New Way of Seeing Art

William Middleton Tim Walker “Double Vision” William Middleton Knopf, $40 It is hard to imagine a time when works by artists like Max Ernst or Joseph Cornell were seen as inscrutable...

The Story Of The $3,000 Sneakers
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The Story Of The $3,000 Sneakers

South African artist Conor McCreedy on creating what could be the world’s most expensive sneakers. A literally stumbled upon a business opportunity. The renowned South African artist, who only...

Black Ohm Tattoos mark 20 years
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Black Ohm Tattoos mark 20 years

(From left) Steve Kretz, Scott "The Incredible Amoeba" Johnston and Dave Petko are the tattoo artists at Black Ohm Tattoos. The shop is celebrating its 20th anniversary next year. Twenty...

Artists follows her heart
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Artists follows her heart

Nguyễn Ngọc Diệp started up her own business by drawing Đông Hồ and Hàng Trống traditional paintings on bamboo trays. — Photo Courtesy of Nguyễn Ngọc Diệp Viet Nam...

Outsider art pioneers cashing out
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Outsider art pioneers cashing out

This double-sided work by Henry Darger, above and at bottom, sold for $672,000 at auction last January. Outsiders are in. Very in. Prices for outsider art (also called self-taught, others, raw...