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Powerful Dance Portraits Capture the Elegance and Intensity of the Human Body in Motion

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev has an amazing talent for conveying the elegant, refined energy of dancers. His stunning studio portraits capture dancers mid-pose, exuding a grace and power that is fortified by the primarily black and white aesthetic and clean scene compositions. …

Robert Berman Gallery Takes Us Back in Time to Recreate a Legendary Art Party!

Take a step back in time to 1963... ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY recreates a legendary art event...the long awaited retrospective of the conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp captured by famed photographer Julian Wasser. After a successful show at the San Francisco location of the ROBERT BERMAN Gallery, …

Glass and Concrete Create Suspended Sculptures

As a surfer, Ben Young's work is center around the sea.<p>Glass and concrete don’t sound like much, but Sydney-based artist Ben Young creates sculptures that are like frozen, suspended scenes. Despite being such a solid material, Young manages to assign glass a liquid-like quality through laborious …

Art, Science, and Folklore Tackle the Mysteries of Human Consciousness

Delve into the oddities of human consciousness at 'States of Mind,' a new exhibit at London's Wellcome Collection.<p><i>Still from Squeezed by Shadows, 2013, Carla MacKinnon © the artist</i><p>Human consciousness: it's something we all share (some of us more than others), yet barely understand. It's a tricky …

Stunning Paper Cut Art from One Sheet of Paper

L’artiste Parth Kothekar, dont nous avons précédemment présenté le travail, signe de nouvelles créations de « paper art » qu’il réalise en découpant …

It's Raining All Over The Universe

This morning I woke to the sound of rain on the roof. Is there any music more beautiful? It's the perfect reminder of nature's grounding cycles from which we also emerge and disappear.<p>But being an astrophysicist, I was suddenly struck by the realization that Earth is not the only world that knows …

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No Mystery: 5 Best Elmore Leonard Adaptations

Though he remains the gold standard of hip noir, Elmore Leonard would have turned ninety this month had he not died in the summer of 2013. It's not just the literary world that feels his absence; it's movies and television, too, though the Detroit-based Leonard was such an industrious worker that …

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

These Hand-Crafted Shoe Brands Were Favored by Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, And Andy Warhol

What with the state of the sidewalks in most cities at the moment, you probably want to leave your finest footwear at home. But the dead of winter is …

NeoWave Posters Resurrect Psychedelic Space Art

Put on a Pink Floyd album and check out James White's retrofuturist posters.<p>All images courtesy the artist<p>When not designing for some of the biggest companies in the world, from MTV and Universal to Google, Nike, and Toyota, Canadian artist James White explores his own graphic interests. His latest …

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Travel

What Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Bill Gates All Understood About Business

If you look at the world’s most valuable technology companies, you’ll notice something interesting. Not a single one invented the category of …

The most famous artists of all time

Most famous artists of all time<p>1<p>Photograph: Shutterstock<p>Leonardo da Vinci<p>The original Renaissance Man, Leonardo is identified with genius, not only …

Art

The 3 Banned Books That Have Immeasurably Shaped My Life

“It was a pleasure to burn.”<p>Even now, when I read it, the first sentence of <i>Fahrenheit 451</i> gives rise to goosebumps. No one sentence from any novel …

Dreams through a lens: masterpieces of surrealist photography – in pictures

Surrealism wasn’t just explored in paint – photographers successfully exploited or invented techniques to depict its dizzyingly heightened version of life

Photography

Never Alone: Fine Art Fashion Photography by Leta Sobierajski

<b>Leta Sobierajski</b> is a talented photographer, art director, designer and multidisciplinary artist currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Leta received …

Man Ray Designs a Supremely Elegant, Geometric Chess Set in 1920–and It Now Gets Re-Issued

Yesterday, Colin Marshall featured Man Ray's "Surrealist Chessboard" from 1934, which paid homage to the leaders of the Surrealist movement. Though …

The Maltese priest and the kidnapped Caravaggio: The amazing true story of the scrappy octogenarian who busted an audacious art heist

<b>EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 12: Staff at The Queen?s Gallery at the Palace of Holyrood view The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew by Caravaggio on November 12, 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland.The painting is one of two lost works which were discovered in the Queens collection, it hangs along</b> …

Caravaggio

All You Need to Know About the Surrealist Movement

December 4, 2016<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

Artists

Dream logic: Pavel Banka's surreal abstractions – in pictures

Czech photographer Pavel Baňka conjures a world of enigmatic beauty with his lustrous portraits and geometric arrangements