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Now Accepting Entries for AcrylicWorks 4!
North Light Books is now accepting entries for its latest competition, AcrylicWorks 4, edited by Jamie Markle. Show us your best contemporary acrylic painting for a chance to have your work published and enjoy national recognition in the gorgeous hard-bound series AcrylicWorks. The theme for this year's competition is Captivating Color, and a variety of subjects and styles are welcome. The deadline to enter is February 26th, 2016. Enter online today! http://www.artistsnetwork.com/competitions/acrylicworks READ MORE

Courtesy of The Moon Arts Project An Artistic Time Capsule Prepares To Hitch A Ride To The Moon
When a company named Astrobotic launches a lunar rover in 2017, the MoonArk will be aboard. It's a lightweight, sturdy "portrait of humanity," carrying the work of more than 200 artists and designers. Get the full story at NPR. READ MORE

An Artistic Time Capsule Prepares To Hitch A Ride To The Moon
When a company named Astrobotic launches a lunar rover in 2017, the MoonArk will be aboard. It's a lightweight, sturdy "portrait of humanity," carrying the work of more than 200 artists and designers. Listen to the full NPR story here. READ MORE

Dutch Old Master Paintings Exposed-- In More Than One Sense
Two recently restored works by the 17th-century Dutch artist Isack van Ostade reveal figures behaving less than decorously. Read the full New York Times article here. READ MORE

You Can Give A Robot A Paintbrush, But Does It Create Art?

Van Arman is a painter, but he's also a software designer. He has built a handful of machines and worked on a DARPA challenge team in California to build a self-driving car. His latest project? A portrait-painting robot. Get the full story on NPR.
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Japanese Illustrator Shigeru Mizuki Dies At 93
One of Japan's most beloved illustrators has died. Shigeru Mizuki always loved to draw, but it wasn't until he was in his 40s that he began to publish his most important work. Listen to the full story on NPR. READ MORE

Deadline Extended for Incite 4: Best of Mixed Media Competition!
The deadline to enter your mixed-media artwork for Incite 4: The Best of Mixed Media has been extended to December 15th! Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by the North Light mixed-media team. Click here for full details. READ MORE

World’s Largest Cat Painting Sells for $826,000
A canvas that is believed to be the world’s largest cat painting was auctioned off at Sotheby’s in New York on Monday for $826,000. Read the full article here. READ MORE

How an Architect Designs a Blockbuster Art Show
In collaborating with Gagosian Gallery on an upcoming exhibition of Francis Bacon’s late paintings, Annabelle Selldorf made unconventional choices. Read the full New York Times article here. READ MORE

Art Collectors Find Safe Harbor in Delaware’s Tax Laws
Laws allowing art to be shipped to and even bought and sold within a storage space with tax advantages has encouraged more art warehouses to open. Read the full New York Times artticle here. READ MORE

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