Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Google Art Project

Comtesse d'Haussonville by Ingres, Frick Collection, New York
The Google Art Project is a collaboration with some of the world’s art museums to enable people to view more than a thousand artworks online in amazing detail. Also included are provenance, audio commentary about the pieces and the ability to share the page. Not only that, but you can also walk the halls of the museums, √† la Google Street View.
Some of the museums participating are: Alte Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC; The Frick Collection, NYC; Gem√§ldegalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; MoMA, NYC; Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid; Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid; Museum Kampa, Prague; National Gallery, London; Palace of Versailles; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg; State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; Tate Britain, London; Uffizi Gallery, Florence; Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Artist Project NY 2011

The Artist Project is coming to New York from March 17–20. More than 150 independent and unrepresented artists will be on view. Mediums range from painting, photography, mixed media and sculpture. The first day is open to art and design professionals, the remaining days is open to the general public. For more information including ticket information, visit www.theartistprojectny.com.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Creative Quarterly Honored by HOW International Design Awards

CQ Issues 17, 18, 19

Creative Quarterly has been included in HOW’s International Design Awards 2011. We’re pleased for this accolade and wish to thank everyone who has participated in CQ, especially Bradley Phillips (Issue 17 Cover), Peter Galante (Issue 18 Cover) and Vlad Alvarez (Issue 19 Cover).
HOW International Design Awards
In addition our sister publications 3x3 Magazine, 3x3 Illustration Annual and 3x3 Directory were also honored as well. There were only 272 winners this year. This year’s judges included Clinti Runge, co-founder and creative director of Archrival whose clients include Red Bull, State Farm, Foursquare and Pabst Brewing; Richard Westendorf, executive creative director of Landor Associates who works on Kraft Foods, KFC, Wrigley and Procter & Gamble and Michael Osborne, president and creative director of Michael Osborne Design that works on the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and the Smithsonian.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Belvedere Gives Creative Quarterly Top Art Magazine Award

The Belvedere Visual Magazine + Art Book Festival named Creative Quarterly Magazine as one of the top international art publications.

Held in Rome, the Festival included magazine showcases and workshops. This is the second annual gathering and the results of the event are published in a hardbound book which presents the covers and sample spreads from all 120 winners. The book is being distributed by A.I.E. Agenzia Italiana di Esportazione.

Our sister publication, 3x3 Magazine, was also selected.