Tag: contemporary art

The power of art

The power of art

Art can make bridges between people and art can make a link between people. And so because I changed my point of view when I went to Guadeloupe, there was a cultural Big Bang for me, I try to make art move the people and make them do a step on a side, on another

Preserving Nam June Paik’s Electronic Superhighway

Preserving Nam June Paik’s Electronic Superhighway

(pleasant music) – [Steven] I’m with Dan Finn, conservator for time-based media at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, standing across from this enormous collection of televisions and neon by the artist Nam June Paik. So what we’re seeing is this grid of American states, but they’re framing all of these monitors, all of these television

Use this to improve your Art

Use this to improve your Art

– Hey everyone, it’s Nicholas Wilton at Art2Life and I wanna talk about kind of a hack for for keeping your art going in a certain direction and turning out how you want it to turn out. And a thing I like to think about a lot is thinking about it in terms of the

You Are An Artist (a pep talk + book!)

You Are An Artist (a pep talk + book!)

So… you are an artist. You might disagree with that statement, but hold on let me tell you what I mean. You are an artist as long as you’re making things that you or anyone else might consider art. And I draw my art boundaries really widely. For me, art doesn’t need to be one

Improve Your Life And Your Art

Improve Your Life And Your Art

– Hey everyone, it’s Nicholas Wilton at Art2Life, and today I’m gonna talk about how to choose your colors maybe a little better, and maybe a little quicker. Or at least this is what I do, it might be helpful for you. And I got Ferris here floating around, so you can see what I’m

The words that make your best art

The words that make your best art

Hey, this is Nicholas Wilton at Art2Life, and today, I wanted to just talk a little bit about the thinking we have when we’re making our art, and the kinda negative thinking that can leak in, and how we can go that route, and how that affects the work, and if possible, re-route, which can