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Hotel Art - Museum Hotel - Louisville - Kentucky

Hotel Art: Egregious or Private Museum?

Hospitality Art is intended to expand the branding strategies of hotels and rental properties. It’s the art that goes into the guest rooms, restaurants, and lobbies of hotels. The art features the culture or interests of the area the hotel is located in. Hospitality art is traditionally done by artists living in the area of the …

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Clay Sculpture Busts

Clay: Hard or Soft? What do Professional Sculptors Use?

In the Oscar-nominated movie Camille Claudel, we see the French sculptor voraciously digging mud from the clay walls of a deep trench in Paris. The imaginary aroma of wet clay fills your nostrils as you watch the mud squeeze through her fingers. Fortunately today, artists no longer have to dig through dirt and mud and …

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NFT Art

Why NFTs Are A Financial Fad, Not An Art Movement

It doesn’t matter what the art is. It doesn’t matter who the artist is. The only thing that matters is a digital file that has a verified identity and ownership. It’s called a “non-fungible token” or, more commonly, an NFT. Using blockchain technology, a system that marries mathematics and cryptography (aka crypto) to make something unhackable, NFTs use a digital …

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Artist Making Money

Making Money As An Artist: To Have Talent Once Meant You Were Wealthy

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]id you know the original word for money was talent? In Classical Latin, talents referred to “balance, weight; a sum of money. In Medieval Latin, talent referred not only to money, but had also come to mean having a special natural ability, aptitude, or gifts that one was committed to use and would always strive for improvement. The Greek word “talanton” was used to describe anything weighed for balance, …

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