The world of art history is filled with fascinating stories and as such, we hope to highlight the luminaries through history who have shaped and shifted the arts as we know them. From explorations of well-known names to profiles of brilliant creators lesser-remembered by history, our goal is always to inspire by way of educating. Take a look around and discover the stories and styles of some of our favorite A-L-P artists through the ages.

Fun Feels Good (and it's good for us)!

In a recent New York Times article, researcher and author Catherine Price presents her findings on what precisely makes us feel most engaged and alive.  It turns out that, “Many people...

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Artist's Spotlight: Frank Bowling

We recently revisited the work of Guyana-born British artist Frank Bowling, and haven’t been able to stop gazing longingly at his lusciously painted artworks. Born in 1934, Bowling moved to...

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Artist Spotlight: Jean Arp (also known as Hans ...

Jean Arp (1886-1966) was born in Germany to a French mother and German father - and tends to be known in German-speaking countries by the name Hans Arp. He was...

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Embroidery Patterns

Say hello to your new favorite embroidery patterns!

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ART AS MEDICINE? YES PLEASE!

Doctors prescribing looking at art as a form of medicine? 

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HOW TO: CREATE TEXTURE WITH OIL PASTELS

mmm texture....even the word excites us. Texture.....say it slowly and ponder on the magic of language. It's really something, isn't it?

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