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A Museum of Bad Art Exists And It’s Awesomely Horrible

If you ever find yourself in Boston, it might be worth your time to visit the Museum of Bad Art. MOBA features the work of artists who had serious intentions but missed the mark by a few feet (or miles...

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Courtesy of Jennifer Cronin
Courtesy of Jennifer Cronin
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Four-Time ArtPrize Artist Named One of ’14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017′

Artnet's "14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017" includes an artist whose work will be familiar to fans of ArtPrize.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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What’s Your ArtPrize Entry? Take the Quiz!

Have you ever thought about entering ArtPrize? Not sure where to get started? Want to know what your entry should be?

Now you can find out with the ArtPrize Entry Generator!

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Photo by Bethany
Photo by Bethany
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Intern Bethany’s Review of Art Prize Entry PTS

Cassandra Burgess is one of the artists for this year's Artprize.  Her art piece, "PTS," (Post Traumatic Stress) depicts her personal experience with her father having the disorder after coming back from war, located on the first floor of the BOB...

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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Locations And Photos Of Murals In Grand Rapids

Over the last few decades, Grand Rapids has become a center for art in the state of Michigan.  ArtPrize is a huge catalyst for Grand Rapids' artistic growth, but the city has always had an artistic side...

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CriscoArt via Etsy
CriscoArt via Etsy
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Meet The Artist Who Paints Light [Video]

Italian artist, Crisco, has taken the black light poster to a whole new level of artistic expression.  Crisco paints ultra-violet reactive paints that have a split personality...

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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A Look Inside ‘UNLOADED’ at UICA [Photos]

UNLOADED is a traveling exhibition which explores the historical and social impact of guns. The exhibition at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts features the work of more than 20 artists, including former ArtPrize juror and ArtPrize award finalist Mel Chin.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
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ArtPrize Exhibition Will Feature 50 Artists Including Robert DeNiro Sr.

ArtPrize in partnership with Second Ave Arts today announced a three-day exhibition named Collectors Show / SPRING.

Collectors Show / SPRING will be held at the ArtPrize HUB in Grand Rapids from March 31 - April 2.

The show will feature 30 past ArtPrize artists and 20 artists from New York City, including Robert DeNiro Sr.

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RaveLikeDave via YouTube
RaveLikeDave via YouTube
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Time Lapse Video Holton Rower Paintings Are Oddly Satisfying

Holton Rower is an artist with a very unique style of painting.  In fact, I don't even know if painting is the correct term to use when describing how he creates his art.  His art is more of a controlled randomness.  Rower pours a cup of paint over a 3D object and lets gravity take care of the rest.

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triloks/ThinkStock
triloks/ThinkStock
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Artist’s Blotting Tissues Turn Out to be Pretty Great Art

With ArtPrize underway I thought this was an interesting read. Blotting tissues that became art in itself.

Australian artist, Del Kathryn Barton uses tissues to blot excess paint and water on while she is painting...

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Getty Images/Peter Macdiarmid
Getty Images/Peter Macdiarmid
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Curtis Checks Out ArtPrize 2015

Curtis went to ArtPrize yesterday and he found a couple of great pieces of art that you should all check out.

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:Friedrich (Klimpi) Loosli/ Getty Images
:Friedrich (Klimpi) Loosli/ Getty Images
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Boy Destroys 1 Million Dollar Painting [Video]

Clumsy people take note: next time you go to a museum because you could end up like this you boy who when at a museum this past weekend slipped, fell, and destroyed a painting worth 1...

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