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An Australian TV Show Turned Regular People Into Art Critics. What They Had to Say was Funny, Moving, and Sometimes Profound

Art World<p>“Everyone’s a Critic” takes a diverse cast of people and puts them in front of a variety of artworks at Australia's biggest museums.<p>,<p>“What …

TV (Australia)

In pictures: Expelled for being gay

<b>Brazilian photographer Nayara Leite has been exploring the lives of six Brazilian homosexuals who were expelled from their homes when they told their families they were gay.</b><p>Leite asked them to send her a happy photograph of them as a child, which she then burnt - an act she feels reflects the …

LGBTQI

All Conceivable Freedoms

2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante

It was a stressful 45-minute drive from south of Los Angeles to where I needed to be before the sun would rise. The final seven miles through some …

Roads

Life of Alexander Calder, Sculptor Who Reimagined Mobiles

<b>Alexander Calder</b> (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was one of the most prolific, recognizable, and beloved American artists of the 20th century. He …

Michael Jackson-Themed Art Exhibit Debuts in London

<i>Equestrian Portrait of King Philip II (Michael Jackson)</i> by Kehinde Wiley<p><i>Equestrian Portrait of King Philip II (Michael Jackson)</i> by Kehinde Wiley<p>Few …

The $180 Steak Sandwich Has Arrived in New York City [Video]

Don Wagyu starts serving its A5 wagyu sandwiches this week.<p>There is no shortage of places around Wall St. to burn through some of that bonus check at …

“Delightfully surprising” green-roofed island home cascades down a rocky slope

Anchored to a pine-studded slope, the Bailer Hill house is designed to evoke a natural rock outcropping. Seattle-based Prentiss Balance Wickline …

Bang & Olufsen has created a unique audio experience for the Continental GT

An audio system worthy of the ultimate grand tourer.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Anyone who's been in a Bentley knows how silent and serene the interiors …

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Anal Bleaching

To paraphrase 2010 Bruno Mars, "Your butthole's amazing, just the way it is." In a bare-everything world where our bits are often exposed, it's understandable to get curious about bleaching your booty. Rest assured, it's totally normal for that area to be darker than other parts.<p>Dr. Jessica …

6 Of The Most Expensive Watches For Men & What Makes Them Special

The Most Expensive Watches Ever Created<p>Good watches are expensive; luxury watches are very expensive. This much we know. This much we expect. But no …

A Gallery Owner Was Arrested After Leaving a 10-Foot Heroin Spoon Sculpture Outside OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma

A Connecticut gallery owner was arrested after dropping a 10-foot-long sculpture of a heroin spoon in front of Purdue Pharma’s headquarters on Friday …

20 Art History Terms to Help You Skillfully Describe a Work of Art

Like any creative field, art history has its own language. While this reality can be overwhelming for aspiring art historians, having a handy <b>glossary of art terms</b> can make analyzing a work of art a lot less intimidating.<p>In this list, you'll find 20 words that will help you discuss art with ease. …

Art

This one shocking factor can make you 4600 percent more likely to become an addict

One of my earliest memories is of trying to wake up one of my relatives, and not being able to. As I got older, I understood why. We had addiction in …

'They Had It All': Five Major Misconceptions About Suicide

“I just can’t take it anymore.”<p>I’ve heard countless patients make this confession in my clinic, quietly, shamefully, tears swelling in their eyes. I wonder if Ms. Kate Spade and Mr. Anthony Bourdain, in their final moments, alone in their apartment and hotel room, respectively, felt the same way.<p>My …

Mental Health

The Story Behind Renoir’s Impressionist Masterpiece ‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’

For centuries, viewers have been captivated by <b>Luncheon of the Boating Party</b>, an Impressionist masterpiece by <b>Pierre-Auguste Renoir</b>. In addition to its refined brushwork and eye-catching color palette, the piece is celebrated for simultaneously showcasing Renoir's three signature subjects: …

Art

Introduction to Personality Disorders

Personality disorders include 10 diagnosable psychiatric conditions that are recognized and described in the fifth and most recent version of the …

Recording of June 2018: After Bach

<b>Brad Mehldau: After Bach</b><br>Brad Mehldau, piano<br>Nonesuch 7559-79318-0 (CD). 2018. Robert Hurwitz, exec. prod.; Tom Korkidis, prod. coord.; Tom Lazarus, …

Bankrupt ‘Catwoman’ is on the prowl for ‘a top lawyer’

Jocelyn Wildenstein filed for bankruptcy on Thursday — but she tells Page Six that it wasn’t because of overspending.<p>In fact, Wildenstein says that …

A New Exhibition Shows Why Soutine Never Became a Household Name—But Should Have

The title of the show at the Jewish Museum is “Chaim Soutine: Flesh,” and the carcasses and slabs of meat on view, rendered in paint, will conjure up …

How Delacroix went from lycée dropout to establishment favourite

Eugène Delacroix’s life and career laid down the prototype of the “Romantic artist” that so many have followed ever since: from rancorous rebel to …

Art

Sound waves: the best luxury headphones for audiophiles

Focal Utopia by Tournaire<p>Those looking for the most luxurious pair of headphones in existence need look no further than the Focal Utopia styled by …

Audiophile

Walt Kuhn | Clown with a Black Wig | The Met

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist.<p>National Gallery of Art, …

Art

A Common Food Brought on This Woman’s Psychosis

“She did not conform to any known psychiatric illness.”<p>Wanda Guerreiro, now 54, doesn’t remember being admitted to Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, the general hospital in Lisbon, Portugal, in 2011. Her family brought her in because she began to say strange things, then behave in strange …

How Charles I lost his head over his lust for the world's greatest art collection

Great leaders like to demonstrate their power. These days, it tends to be shows of military might and grand parades of state of the art weaponry. But …

Meghan Markle baptised in blood of 400,000 lizards

THE blood of more than 400,000 lizards has cascaded over Meghan Markle on the altar of an underground church to make her Royal forever.

British Humour

Montreal Workers Are Putting Asphalt Right On Top Of The Snow

Montreal has never really been known for its great construction, but it seems like the situations have reached a whole new level of urgent! Our …

Review: Sony ZX300 – Hi Res for Walkmasses

Disclaimer: I purchased this unit from e-Earphone‘s used department at about 30% off the retail price. e-Earphone rocks. You can find out all …