QR Code

qr codes – stop using them to play artwork

By now you are probably familiar with QR codes. The first QR code system was invented in 1994 by the Japanese company Denso Wave, a Toyota subsidiary. They needed a more accurate way to track vehicles and parts during the manufacturing process. QR codes do serve a purpose. In the art world however, not so much. …

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Public Art Displays Around the US

You don’t have to plan a day at a museum to see beautiful art —chances are that you can find it outdoors. Public art, or art that’s created to be enjoyed by the general public, can be found in metropolitan areas, small towns and even isolated areas off the beaten path. They range from towering …

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Insure your art collection

Do You Need to Insure Your Art Collection?

If you’ve put a lot of time, energy, and research into building your own collection of original art and you’ve been fortunate enough to score some high-value pieces, then you may want to insure your art collection. Theft, vandalism, fires or even a burst pipe can ruin your art collection in the blink of an eye. While …

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Arts education

Arts Education In Schools – The Value

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.”–Georgia O’Keeffe In the last decade, many public schools across the country have faced budget cuts, forcing them to put some programs on the chopping block. At the same time, new academic …

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Why you like the music you like

The Science Behind Why You Like the Music You Like

Why Do You Like the Music You Like? Think about the music you’ve heard, including the songs you love and, just as interestingly, the songs that you hate. Have you ever wondered why some songs resonate with you? While science can’t give us a completely satisfactory answer to that question just yet, we’re learning more …

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