Author Archives: Alex Holt

About Alex Holt

I am a local artist from Brooklyn, NY. I love art, design, books, photography, gardening and blogging.

Hurricane Irma Debris Turned into Art

They say every cloud has a silver lining. In this case, even the darkest of billows have one. No one embodies this philosophy more than Laura Baker, who has used the devastation of Hurricane Irma as inspiration for her art. … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Named America’s Art Hub

New York City took a demotion yesterday, after Richard Florida of CityLab crowned Los Angeles the new art capital of the U.S. The Big Apple has been at the center of America’s art industry since god-only-knows-when; so naturally, New Yorkers … Continue reading

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Connecting Ancient Art with Modern Audiences Via Technology

Even in historical art, technology is never very far away. As part of the de Young’s “Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire” exhibition, for example, 14-year-old Minecraft aficionado Trevor Fox helped produce a digital map that lets visitors virtually … Continue reading

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Art to See in New York: Winter Edition

If you’re in New York now—or plan to be in the near future—you probably know the city for the mecca of art that it is. With so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming to know where to … Continue reading

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Thief Returns Stolen Art

In a bizarre turn of art-related events, a woman was recently caught on video mailing stolen art back to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The two photographs, valued at $105,000, went missing from MoMA PS1 in Long … Continue reading

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Stolen Painting Worth $165 Million Recovered After 32 Years

A Houston man has unknowingly incriminated his deceased aunt and uncle in one of the greatest art heists in U.S. history. Ron Roseman is still in shock after learning that his favorite aunt and uncle, Rita and Jerome “Jerry” Alter, … Continue reading

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‘Send Me Art’ Makes SFMOMA Collections More Accessible Than Ever

Can’t make it to the art museum? No problem! SFMOMA has a clever new way of giving you access to the art you’d like to see. Their “Send Me Art” program allows anyone with a phone to text the museum … Continue reading

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