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Tom Cocotos’ New Portrait Series Features Some Well-Known Faces

Who knew that you could do so much with so little? Well, we knew of course, because we’re very familiar with the excellent collage illustrations made by Altpick member Tom Cocotos. His most recent portraits depict some all-too-recognizable celebrities such … Continue reading

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Celebrating 19th Century Painter William Sidney Mount

Looking back at American artists it’s important to note that an artist’s success in the 19th century wasn’t necessarily measured by work exhibited in galleries and museums, but by engraved reproductions.  Setauket painter, William Sidney Mount’s “The Long Island Farmer … Continue reading

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Altpick Features Scott Lowden, Owen Brozman, Umberto Grati and Craig LaRotonda

This week’s Altpick Member Focus Round-Up includes Photographer Scott Lowden and Illustrators Owen Brozman, Umberto Grati and Craig LaRotonda.  To see more of their work please visit Altpick.com. Scott Lowden is a compulsive photographer who carries his camera everywhere. An … Continue reading

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Miami’s Annual Art Basel Week 2016

On November 28th, Altpick-writer and illustrator, Andreas von Buddenbrock, went to Miami, FL, for the annual  ‘Art Week’. What follows is a description of his experiences and observations, rather than a review of the fairs themselves. Illustrations made for this … Continue reading

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The Art Creation Process: Content Curation by Oliver Wetter

It might be pure accident that the word Cure is in the word Curation. No it is no accident. Curation is the only cure for information overload. In the digital age, everyone can be a content curator. Regardless if you collect art on deviantArt, … Continue reading

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Art, Commerce and What Comes Next

When Miami artist John Lacko found himself on the receiving end of a corporate pink slip, he did what most of us do – packed up his post-its and headed for the door. After years toiling in a cubicle, he … Continue reading

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Rudy Gutierrez Illustrates US Postage Stamp :: Music Legend Jimi Hendrix

Reposted from the US Postal Service Born in the Bronx, New York, and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, Rudy Gutierrez received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. After graduating, he made a career for himself … Continue reading

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Art Fears Business Fears Art

Blog post by Scott Hull Many times I find it hard to put into words what, exactly, it is I do. One of my favorite thinkers Seth Godin truly understands creativity and business. He recently shared these thoughts on the relationship between … Continue reading

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Duggal and the Artists Who Create to Change the World

By Baldev Duggal It was more than ten years ago when we first worked with acclaimed photographer Russell James. He had been commissioned by Hermes to create a site-specific installation at the Academy of Art in Tribeca. James, already pushing … Continue reading

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Anastasia Vasilakis’ 25 Days In Berlin

These images are my travelogue of the 25 days I spent in Berlin. I jumped the sea to see where a new love would go. I followed my heart and a voice. Literally. Berlin was the backdrop to the mysterious, lush, all … Continue reading

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