David Hockney

7 Fascinating Works of Art Created on the iPad

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Even if you aren’t turned on by iPad art, it’s impossible to deny its power as an equalizer. When you consider the breadth of iPad art’s success — Paper, the most popular iPad app around, is also one of the top-grossing productivity apps ever — it can be overwhelming to think about how many different kinds of artists, famous and otherwise, have started to engage the medium seriously.
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True Stories of Awful Studio Assistant Experiences

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In a recent post on the positive experiences people have had while working as artists’ studio assistants, I speculated that the reason the job may have a bad reputation is because you only hear about the negative ones. Consistency bias is a powerful thing, and the reading public is drawn to stories that confirm its worst prejudices about well-heeled art stars. Young people, in particular, cringe when they hear about famous creatives mistreating their staff, but we also kind of love it. I stand by this argument, even though I also believe that a lot of the really, really bad stories about life as a studio assistant are true.
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