You know those fantasy-type things or charity auction items where you win the chance to meet your favorite hot-shot sports star or go to the championship game of your dreams? Well, me -- now if I could dream to have one thing in sports, it would be to have a groundskeeper from a major league baseball team do my lawn the way they cut outfields. That's my sports wish.
At work I have little need for budget desktop printers. We use high-end, high-resolution machines to proof photography and illustrations at Nesnadny & Schwartz, my graphic design studio in Cleveland. But I also keep an office at home, where my two middle-school daughters use my printer for assignments as liberally as Jackson Pollock used paint.
On any given day here at "O, The Oprah Magazine," there are somewhere in the neighborhood of 69 very talented, extremely detail oriented, high-energy, hardworking women and men all doing their jobs and doing them well. I love a few of them, I like a lot of them, I despise one of them. She is the Magneto to my Wolverine, the Saruman to my Frodo, the Dr. Octopus to my Spiderman. I call her The Tinkler.
With a fiery, alcohol-fueled temper and a dynamic splatter-gun technique, Jackson Pollock was one of many painters and sculptors who, from the 1950s to the 70s, embodied the classic role of the rebel artist.
Hedge fund managers are using their fortunes to become a major force in the art world, and the leader in that trend is Steven A. Cohen, who has paid top dollar for a collection that includes works by artists from Jackson Pollock, to Edouard Manet to Andy Warhol, according to a published report.
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How easy is it to customize your own sneakers? Very, as it turns out. About a month ago I logged on to Nike iD's website. Wielding my mouse--the modern-day equivalent of Jackson Pollock's paintbrus...
Of course the art is the draw. But visitors to the redesigned Museum of Modern Art in New York this week can be forgiven for looking between the frames, reading between the lines, to glimpse the subtle effects that architect Yoshio Taniguchi's work may have on their experience.
A pair of auctions in Manhattan grossed close to $170 million Wednesday night, a record evening for modern art sales that also established record prices for a number of American artists, including abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock.
It didn't require much 007 derring-do, but former James Bond actor Roger Moore came to Queen Elizabeth II's rescue Friday, helping out when technical trouble prevented the monarch from unveiling a plaque.