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Would Ocean County Art Lovers Pay THAT Much For a Painting?
In the art world, a record was shattered yesterday. A painting by Leonardo DaVinci became the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. The purchase price? $450 Million for a portrait of Jesus Christ. What type of art do you most enjoy looking at? Is there a favorite painter whose images…
Have You Ever Dropped A Rock?
"Rock Painting" is something new to my Wife and I. This past weekend it was "Drop a Rock Day" and that's when we discovered this new activity. People "paint" rocks with inspiring messages and you find them and collect them or re-hide somewhe…
Calling All Artists at the Jersey Shore
If your an artist here at the Jersey Shore and your looking for a venue to display your works then this might just be the answer for you. In Belmar there is a new trendy thing called "pop-up" art. Serenity By The Sea Too is becoming a destination spot for creative activities and po…
Shutterblog: A Visual Journal [PHOTOS]
 
 
"I love photography as a hobby and I enjoy sharing my photos, many  from right here at the Jersey Shore. I hope you enjoy taking some time to relax as I share my visions with you” ~ Shawn Michaels
 
 
 
The Biggest Cliche in Photography is Sunrise and Sunset ~ Catherine Opie
 
 
 
Some of the beautif…
Scenes of Long Beach Island Life On Canvas
You've probably seen people at or near the beach, standing at their easels, painting the scenery around them.  Did you know that kind of artistry has a name?  It's called Plein Air painting.  That's French for Open Air and it's pronounced with a silent "I&…
Take a Tour of the Statues of Toms River [VIDEO]
Have you been to Downtown Toms River this summer ? have you seen the "statues" ? On this edition of the Jersey Shore Journal, we will give you a behind the scenes look at the work of sculpture Brian Hanlon. Hanlon created the 20 statues located throughout the downtown area. Vis...

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