The Artist’s Life Blog

The Artist’s Life is one of the most well-loved blogs on Artist Daily. It is where you’ll find artists, instructors, and writers sharing what’s on their minds as they go about their creative lives in the studio. From discussions on how paints come from stardust (!) to how to work through your moods in your art, the Artist’s Life proves that a day in the life of an artist is a one-of-a-kind experience filled with fun exploration and insights into the creative process.

Yayoi Kusama. Photo by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty Images

Let Yayoi Kusama Tell You a Bedtime Story

Children’s Book Features Famed Dots & Pumpkins Artist Yayoi Kusama is the beloved Japanese contemporary artist who turns humble dots and pumpkins into icons. She is also the subject of a soon-to-be-published children’s book. Kusama’s life and story (given a G-rated treatment) inspired Museum of Modern Art curator and author Sarah Suzuki to write Yayoi Kusama:…

Missing Caravaggio painting.

FBI Top 10 Art Crimes

Mysterious Art Heists That Remain Unsolved In my free time, I bum around the Federal Bureau of Investigation website because, really, who doesn’t? Despite being a bit clunky, it is surprisingly light on intimidation and yields plenty of true-crime gems. There are rundowns on public corruption, cyber crime, counterintelligence and the FBI’s Top Ten Art…