Corporate Art

Fine Art for $1.00 Per Day

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“Fine Art for $1.00 per day” – The New SmartArt Subscription Program to be Launched by Art Force   “Fine art for $1 dollar per day” is the new tagline for Art Force’s SmartArt Subscription Program. The program originally came about several years ago after realizing that many of the organizations we at Art Force […]

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Autobiography in Art (Owen Brown)

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Autobiography in Art, Part II of Owen Brown’s Guest Blog. (Part One) Not the obvious, then. That is, Velasquez peeking coyly from Las Meninas, or Rembrandt’s absolutely gorgeous self-portraits, from youth through age. Or even Picasso. Or Van Gogh. Frida Kahlo. Durer, Auerbach, Freud, Hockney. It is easy enough to put pencil and chalk to […]

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Depth in Painting (Owen Brown)

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What we mean is not, clearly, a third physical dimension.  Nor, necessarily, the pleasant falsities of perspective.  Instead, depth in painting, in any form of art, is expressed along the measure of emotion. Which we should not be ashamed to acknowledge.  Rather, we should wander at the fact that op artists like Bridget Riley  and […]

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World Records of Art: Part I

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There is a world record for everything, even if we don’t know it for sure. At one time or another, something happened that had never happened before and that made it the first – the very first – the undisputed champ of creation. Here we’re not talking about “most plates balanced on someone’s chin” or […]

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Creative Economic Development Study

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[one_half]This summer Art Force sponsored A Creative Economic Development Study assessing the impact of visual art in commercial environments. The information compiled from Twin Cities business leaders who participated in interviews conducted by college students majoring in business and art has been integrated into a 32 page report. The Creative Economic Development Study helps quantify […]

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Call for Artists – Photography

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Call for Artist Photography for University of Minnesota Ambulatory Care Center Art Force is seeking emerging and established artists to submit their photographic artwork for placement in the new University of Minnesota Ambulatory Care Center. Images are to support the purpose of the Art Program which is to create an enjoyable environment for patients, visitors […]