Category Archives: Art

Synchronized Starling Flocks Undulate in Mesmerizing Patterns Captured by Photographer Xavi Bou

For starlings, there’s truth to safety in numbers. “In winter, starlings join in flocks of thousands of individuals to try to confuse the hawks that attack them, doing a mesmerizing dance,” said Barcelona-based photographer Xavi Bou, who recently released a video … Continue reading

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Two – Giant Knitting  | Crimson Kettle

This artwork was made by 10 and 11 year old pupils of the Yallinup Steiner School in South West Australia and won the Happs Winery Emerging Artist award at the Dunsborough Sculpture by the Bay Arts Festival.  It was dyed … Continue reading

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Swiveling Mirror Installation Skews Perspectives of Historic Venetian Architecture

AZIMUT, an installation by French artist and designer Arnaud Lapierre, offers a prismatic look at some of Venice’s historic structures. Situated along the waterfront of Riva degli Schiavoni, 16 titled mirrors with battery-powered motors rest on the cobblestone walkway in … Continue reading

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Betye Saar: Taking Care of Business | Art + Film

Directed by Christine Turner At 93, there’s no stopping when it comes to the legendary artist Betye Saar. About LACMA Productions Over the decade, with the establishment of the Art+Film initiative, LACMA has dedicated resources to producing short documentary films … Continue reading

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Idyllic Landscape Paintings by Artist Tomás Sánchez Render Nature’s Meditative Qualities

For nearly three decades, Cuban painter Tomás Sánchez has been painting serene landscapes of clam waters and verdant forests full of towering palms and dense shrubs. Now part of a lengthy series, his realistic works focus on nature’s immensity as … Continue reading

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Derrick Lin’s Dioramas Contrast the Bustle of Agency Life with Peaceful Office-Supply Scenes

Seattle-based photographer Derrick Lin (previously) constructs miniature worlds that serve as a direct contrast to the stacks of books and other office staples like paperclips and pencils they’re surrounded by. Often showing life’s more relaxing and sublime moments, each scene … Continue reading

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Extravagant Masks by threadstories Offer Cultural Commentary on Selfhood and Social Media

Covered in full-face masks of fringe and knotted details, threadstories (previously) explores the tension between contemporary portrayals of public and private life. The Irish artist poses in front of gray backdrops for her self-portraits that obscure her face and only sometimes … Continue reading

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An entry from ARC Magazine in 2020 | Sculpture, Cemetery art, Art

Mar 10, 2020 – yolandart: “Philip Jackson. 1944. Winner of National Peace Sculpture Competition, Manchester City Council, 1987. Elected Fellow Royal Society of British Sculptors. ” Source: An entry from ARC Magazine in 2020 | Sculpture, Cemetery art, Art

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Traveling Artist Captures the Charm of Ancient Towns in Watercolor

Rather than snap photos with his camera, traveler and urban sketching artist Qian Shicaptures his surroundings as watercolor paintings. Rendered in his distinct loose style, Shi works quickly to capture fleeting moments, forever immortalizing each scene in gestural line work … Continue reading

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Artist Illustrates ‘Fear’ as a Misunderstood Monster That Just Needs Love

Most of us have experienced feeling fear at some point or another, but some people suffer from daily, overwhelming anxiety that stops them from living life to the fullest. Whether it stems from a specific trauma or a lifelong mental … Continue reading

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