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ArtSlant Is Shutting Down: Thank You, Goodbye + Archiving

by The Artslant Team
Near the end of this month ArtSlant will shut down after twelve years in operation. Co-founder Catherine Ruggles has determined it is no longer possible to keep the site running. First and foremost: you deserve a heartfelt thank you! From the start, ArtSlant has always been a community built by and for artists, arts professionals, and art lovers. Whether you maintained a member profile or premium artist website, followed the latest criticism in ArtSlant magazine, applied to the ArtSlant Prize, or wrote exhibition reviews, your contributions helped make ArtSlant what it was: a resource that... [more]
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Terrell Lozada Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
This is 5 Questions. This week we seek answers from Terrel Lozada What are you trying to communicate with your work? I hope that, through my work, my subconscious will communicate directly with yours. I’m trying to convey the intensity and quiet stillness of the internal world. It is from that place I pull up the invisible and make it visible.   What is an artist’s responsibility?   For me, it’s to live my life well. To flourish. To engage in a lifestyle that supports my physical and emotional well-being and model that... [more]
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Randall Stoltzfus Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
This week we seek answers from Randall Stoltzfus   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I am trying to make images that communicate that each of us is a part of something bigger. That we are cooperating whether we know it or not. And that light surrounds each one of us and whatever this is we are a part of.   What is an artist’s responsibility? Personally, my responsibility as an artist is to reduce suffering. So I try to make something that is compassionate on some level. Maybe aesthetic choices can make an object compassionate? But... [more]
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Uma Iyli Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Uma Iyli.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? My work serves to build bridges between my Indian roots and contemporary culture. Each series allows me the opportunity to embrace my worlds. They act as avenues for others to merge culture and time in their own way. Time-based meditative processes inform my art. Examining ancient cultures and focusing on notions... [more]
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Marco Abisso Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Marco Abisso.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I do not try so much to communicate to others, the more I try to establish a communication with my interiority, to then interpret the signs later. As in everyday life, I commit good and bad actions, waiting to understand the implications, for trying to improve both personally and in relationship with others. In... [more]
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Under the Radar: Iman Rose Louis-Jeune | El Felo | Ahmet Arslan

by The Artslant Team
ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission. Every week we select the best artist profiles from under the radar. Follow your favorite artists to see new work and exhibitions by adding them to your watchlist. Iman Rose Louis-Jeune – New York and Boston El Felo –... [more]
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Amber Renaye Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Amber Renaye.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I work with a candid consideration of the materials’ inherent qualities and understand the resulting “communication” to be a shared matter of perception.    Strata II, 2018, Ground rock and oil medium on canvas   What is an artist’s... [more]