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There Is No One Style Of 'African Art'

"What exactly is an 'African artist'?" curators Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba asked in an email to The Huffington Post. "Someone who grew up in Johannesburg, studied in London and has galleries in Italy and Germany?"<p>Grosse and Mutumba are the curators of "Focus: African Perspectives," this year's …


Inside China's eerie unborn ghost towns

Collaged Paintings Bridge the Two Worlds of a Nigerian-American Artist

Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s work portrays intimate family scenes that span two cultures.<p>The scenes Njideka Akunyili Crosby depicts in her partially-collaged paintings are domestic and intimate. There are no obvious conflicts portrayed, and the people who populate her work seem as though they'd have …


Unraveling One Architect’s Kaleidoscopic Design Theory in 9 Projects

Walter Netsch spells out the singular methodology behind the geometric complexity of his buildings.<p>W<i>alter Netsch was described in The New York Times</i> …

The Future Of Tangible Interfaces: 5 Insights Backed By Science

How much do we really know about what makes an interaction pleasurable for a user? These researchers are quantifying the guessing game.<p>Last week, researchers came together in the Dutch city of Eindhoven for the 10th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. The …