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Write for Rights: An Illustrated Campaign for Amnesty International Aims to Free People Who Are Imprisoned

“Writing Carries Their Voice” (2020). All images © Amnesty International, A new campaign for Amnesty International exemplifies the power of the pencil in a moving series of illustrations by Bristol-based Owen Gent. Led by creative agency Cossette, the initiative was was designed … Continue reading

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Rubens: Too Much for Modern Audiences? (Art History) | Perspective

Waldemar Januszczak sets out to correct the misconceptions that have arisen about Rubens. His vast and grandiose canvases seem too much for modern sensibilities. […]

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These Nigerian kids are creating epic sci-fi short films using their phones, and Hollywood is paying attention | CNN

By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN The Critics are creating epic sci-fi movies using their mobile phones. From left to right, Ronald Yusuff, Racheal Yusuff, Godwin Josiah, Lawson Titus, Racheal Ken, Rejoice Josiah, Richard Yusuff, Raymond Yusuff and Victor Josiah. (CNN)Across a … Continue reading

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Mixed-Media Portraits by Nelson Makamo Reflect Childhood Innocence and Wonder

Nelson Makamo (previously)  is known for his oversized, lively portraits of the children and teens he meets around Johannesburg. Using a distinct blend of acrylic, watercolors, monotypes, silkscreen, and oil paint, the South African artist often delineates their silhouettes with … Continue reading

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Pablo Picasso’s Debt to African Art — Transformations

Originally posted on HUMAN WRONGS WATCH: Human Wrongs Watch By César Chelala* African art provided unexpected magnitude and originality to the Spanish master’s work Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, detail | Image from Wall Street International. 1 February 2021 (Wall … Continue reading

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How Two Filmmakers Used Unreal Engine to Create a Gritty Sci-Fi Thriller | No Film School

Filmmakers Tim Cole and Alexandru Popescu won the first-ever Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge. Here’s how they did it.  When thinking about the future of filmmaking and what the production process could look like, several things come to mind: higher resolution, … Continue reading

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Morning. Coffee. Breakfast. Shower. And then? Trip outside? Or trip inside? Breathing meditation in form of linear full animation. Short film by Vojtěch Domlátil. Sound by Martin Klusák. 2019. Awards: 2020 International Film Festival ZOOM – Zblizenia, Poland – Animation … Continue reading

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Earwig and the Witch | Official Trailer | HBO Max

Enter a world of magic and music with Earwig and the Witch, the newest movie from Studio Ghibli.

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Quirky Illustrations by Christoph Niemann Reinterpret Household Objects in Clever Contexts

FEBRUARY 9, 2021 GRACE EBERT For Christoph Niemann (previously), all it takes is a halved apple or pliers lying around his studio to spur a quirky drawing featuring the random object. The illustrator is known for his Sunday Sketches, a weekly drawing … Continue reading

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