Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hope and Doubt….

An amazingly poignant video about deepest disappointments coupled with our unending resilience and search for hope….even, fleetingly, happiness. I don’t usually talk about “beauty” much when I talk about art – what does that sticky, subjective, problematic word really mean, … Continue reading

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We want YOU [insert Uncle Sam poster here]

The College Art Association has recently taken up the ShinyArt cause and is helping to spread our call for artists far and wide! CAA has thousands of members, many of them artists, so I look forward to seeing what opportunities … Continue reading

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A Score for YouTube means ShinyArt can sleep at night…..

It may be dry and a taaaad boring, but this article looks just lovely from where I sit. Basically, it means that if an artist (either inadvertently or not) posts copyrighted content, ShinyArt is not responsible. That is thanks to … Continue reading

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Calling all video artists….!

Ready to kick it into high gear! Legals have been confirmed and the site is ready to start reviewing the work of respective video artists. The process goes like this: Go to ShinyArt.com ; follow “Artists” and then “Become a … Continue reading

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Count down!

Which comes first, the artists or the customers?? The chicken and egg routine is driving me a little batty at the moment – I feel as though I am in stop/start mode, trying to move forward and then pulling myself … Continue reading

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A Shiny Idea at the Guggenheim

A new partnership between YouTube and the Guggenheim Foundation (including ALL of the Guggenheim museums) has sparked a lot of smiles at team ShinyArt – looks like we are not the only ones interested in creating a platform for new … Continue reading

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So what is video art…?

Video art defies attempts at definition because of its essential eclecticism. It draws from diverse art media as well as from communication and information … thecanadianencyclopedia.com Type of artwork which began in New York in the mid-1960s, made on videotape … Continue reading

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