Barry Ashworth

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Norway Becomes Home to the 'World's Largest Outdoor Mural'

It’s a humongous girl, curled in slumber on a roof.<p>Where can a giant go in the city to catch a surreptitious nap? A sprawling rooftop wouldn’t be a bad idea, as demonstrated in this humongous artwork that Ella & Pitr recently did in Norway.<p>The street-painting duo executed <i>Lilith and Olaf</i> for the …

#KeithRichards talks first solo LP in 23 Years. "'Louder!' says Keith Richards, raising his index finger as he peers into a sound booth at New York's Electric Lady Studios. Richards, looking stadium-ready in a snakeskin jacket, is holding a listening session for Crosseyed Heart (due September 18th), his first solo album since 1992's Main Offender, which was recorded with his band the X-Pensive Winos. Crosseyed Heart is a more intimate album: 'Some of that you can't always express with the Stones, you know what I mean?' says Richards. 'It's another outlet. I mean, I hadn't realized it's been 20-odd years since I've done this. Time flies!'” From RollingStone.com. Photo by Chris McKay

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

India

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Feeling the Burn at Burning Man: Pictures

The Arts

These Gorgeous Photos Get You Up And Close And Personal With Bees Before They’re Gone

Excuse me, bee, you’ve got a little pollen on your face.<p>For 10 days–almost without sleeping–Sam Droege did nothing but take incredibly detailed photos of bees.<p>Each fuzzy hair, and sometimes a tiny scrap of pollen, is clearly visible, using a technique that stitches together dozens of extreme …

Life With Ziggy Stardust: A Legendary Music Lensman on Shooting David Bowie

At times it’s easy to forget that <b>David Bowie</b> is not, in fact, a lean, extraterrestrial rock god sent down to bless us mortals with the gift of glam. Not so, one assumes, for <b>Mick Rock</b>, who bore more intimate witness to Bowie the Man than perhaps any other living lensman. From 1972 to 1973, while …

Homo Naledi, New Human Species Found: Pictures

How these 75-plus murals have turned three L.A. alleys into an outdoor art gallery

In the throes of a sweltering heat wave near downtown L.A., Jason Ostro wanders sun-baked alleyways off Beverly Boulevard that until recently had been strewn with litter, discarded mattresses and rusty bikes, and he beams at the new explosion of color around him.<p>Ostro’s the Alley Project has …

New York Fashion Week Goes Glam: Pictures

Fashion Shows

GOP Debate: What's At Stake For Each Candidate

Expect Wednesday night's second GOP presidential debate to be open season on front-runner Donald Trump. The 11 top Republican contenders will take the stage at 8 p.m. ET at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., and their unified goal appears to be to get something to stick to the …

The GOP Goes At It: Pictures from the Debate

Inside The Homes Of Hollywood's Top Earning Celebrities

Their mansions are almost as impressive as their paychecks.<p>For the past 16 years, Forbes has released an annual list of the 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities, and this year, several of the top earners have something in common beyond their super-sized paychecks: majorly impressive real estate.<p>The past …

Real Estate

Artist Cultivates 1.2-Acre Field Into Massive Crop Art Paying Homage to Van Gogh

Displaying a talent cultivated throughout his lifetime, Stan Herd‘s aptly named “earthworks” are a uniquely rural form of art. His latest piece (a massive reformation of Van Gogh's 1889 <i>Olive Trees</i>) <i></i>sits in a field in Eagan, Minneapolis, gaining worldwide attention. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, …

Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Uncovering Long-Forgotten Treasures in an 18th-Century French Château