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Giant Beanbag Art – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys check out a story about an ArtPrize entry that is also going for a record. Some people have constructed a gigantic beanbag chair, stuffed with other beanbags! It's like beanbag-ception. More than 1,300 pounds of beanbag.

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Feel Good Football and ArtPrize 9 – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys check out a feel good football story, from some local high schools. And then they see some "art" that's being installed for ArtPrize 9.

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SiTE:LAB Hosting Powerful Play ‘Detroit ’67’ Starting Last Weekend of ArtPrize

Award-winning play featured in New York Times opening in Grand Rapids in October.

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What Kind of ArtPrize Entry Are You? Take the Quiz!

Are you an educational dragon painting? A political beer mural? Something else? Find out!

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ArtPrize STEAM Village Includes 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, Robots and More

It's for adults too!

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ArtPrize 2014 Winning Artist Returning to ArtPrize

Anila Quayyum Agha's entry into ArtPrize 2014 titled "Intersections" may be the most popular entry in ArtPrize history.

"Intersections" was both the Public Vote and Juried Award winner at ArtPrize 2014 earning Agha a total of $300,000.

Agha is set to return to ArtPrize this year.

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ArtPrize Pitch Night Winners: Poetry Fox, Wall of 5,000 Mirrors, Extinction Simulation, More

ArtPrize Pitch Night is a way to discover and support out-of-town artists. Winners receive $5,000 and prime spot to display their work at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

Pitch Night has grown each year since its debut in 2013. This year, ArtPrize Pitch Night has expanded to six cities.

Learn about this year's winning projects, artists and where to find them at ArtPrize Nine.

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The Cotton Bowl’s ArtPrize Moment: Giant Mascots Made of Tires

Remember when Dallas was going to host an expansion of ArtPrize?

The three-year agreement was set to begin in 2016, but ArtPrize Dallas was cancelled because of funding and some who "saw the concept as threatening to the status quo."

It seems Dallas is having second thoughts after introducing two ArtPrize-like sculptures made out of tires.

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ArtPrize is Finally Over – Please Remove Your Garbage – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys take a look back at ArtPrize 8, and talk about the winners, the losers, the great art, and all the pretentious garbage that's still lying around, pretending to be art. Please clean up your garbage, thank you.

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It’s Not All About Winning at ArtPrize

There are many different types of artists that enter ArtPrize and there are many different reasons that artists enter.

Some artists enter to win. Some enter for exposure. Some enter because they love to share their craft. It's often a combo of all three, but it's definitely not always just about winning.

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See all of the Winners of ArtPrize Eight [Photos]

The winners of ArtPrize Eight have been announced including two $200,000 Grand Prize winners.

The Public Grand Prize goes to Wounded Warrior Dogs by James Mellick. The Juried Grand Prize goes to The Bureau of Personal Belonging by Stacey Kirby.

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Take a Look at What’s Inside the B.O.B. for ArtPrize 8

In the past, a lot of the best that ArtPrize had to offer was located in the parking lot of the B.O.B, but now that they have started building their new venue where the lot used to be, the great art pieces have moved inside and can be found on all floors of the Big Old Building.

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