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Disaster Resilience Saves Six Times as Much as It Costs

A new report finds that federal disaster-mitigation grants produce an average of $6 in societal savings for every dollar spent.<p>In financial terms, 2017 was the worst year for natural disasters in American history, costing the country $306 billion. Scientists agree that hurricanes, floods, and fires …

The tangled history of Klimt’s ‘$170m’ Water Serpents

Details are emerging about transactions surrounding Gustav Klimt’s fine “Wasserschlangen II” (“Water Serpents II”, 1904-06/7), another of the 37 …

15 Hyperrealistic Paintings That You’ll Have To See Twice To Believe They Are Not Photos

There are paintings that look like paintings, and then there are ones, that make it impossible to distinguish between a still picture and painting. …

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Create Your Own Abstract Art With This Interactive Kandinsky Painting

Wassily Kandinsky’s 1932 painting <i>Decisive Pink</i>, like much of the early abstract painter’s work, is fun to look at. The titular pink rectangle on the left contrasts with a bright yellow background, and is covered in mysterious squiggly lines, some resembling stick figures, envelopes or sailboats. …

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo | Allegory of the Planets and Continents | The Met

This picture, Tiepolo's largest and most dazzling oil sketch, represents Apollo about to embark on his daily course across the sky. Deities around …

Paint the town: Montreal's Mural Festival wraps up

Festival's 5th edition means new murals from Plateau to Old Port neighbourhoods<p>The fifth edition of Montreal's Mural Festival finished Sunday, …

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Art History: The Stories and Symbolism Behind 5 of Frida Kahlo’s Most Well-Known Paintings

Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is renowned for her symbolic subject matter, colorful canvases, and extensive series of self-portraits. Inspired by “whatever passes through [her] head without any other consideration,” her paintings are deeply personal. Given the intimate and emblematic nature of her …

Download 200 Free Art Books, Courtesy of the Guggenheim

Perusing through a beautiful, hefty art book is one of life’s simple pleasures, but beautiful, hefty art books can be pretty expensive. Fortunately, …

Art History

¿Por qué es buen negocio comprometerse con el desarrollo social?

Una iniciativa de la ONU busca convencer a los empresarios de que alinearse con los intereses de las sociedades en las que operan los ayuda a …

Nuart Aberdeen 2017 Already Has Locals Saying 'Haste Ye Back!'

The sky is still twilight blue above the streets of Aberdeen at 21:00 this time of year and as you walk the city’s edge on the beach of the North Sea the winds pick up with a chilly bluster. Of course, that’s just for this minute. In a half hour it may be a gentle warm caress, or you’ll be pelted …

Nelio

Born in 1982 in eastern France, <b>Nelio</b> is a self-taught artist who began painting graffiti in the late 90s. Since then, he has developed a unique …

How The Meeting Of Two Became The Art Movement Of Everyone In A Community

After years around the world, they came back to their small Canadian town to create vibrant street art with their community.<p>Lisa and Matthew live in …

This Incredible Ad Was Shot with a Robot Arm, Paint, and Water… No CGI

Step aside awesome Microsoft Surface Studio commercial, this new paint ad is officially the coolest use of robotic filming techniques and practical …

Estupendo apartamento monocromático en Paris

Si lo tuyo es el <b>estilo decorativo sobrio</b> y minimalista, este apartamento en Paris te va a encantar. Se trata de una de las últimas realizaciones del …

Star

Latest<p>Nintendo Announces New Pearl and Marina Amiibos<p>Nintendo 16 hours ago<p>Nintendo<p>'Avengers: Infinity War' Lego Sets Leak<p>Avengers: Infinity War 18 …

Sea of Thieves

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Paint Layers of Transparency with Pastel

Painting water is a complicated subject, probably more so than any other landscape subject. It requires the most planning of all the landscape …

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Preview: Stunning New Illustrations of Women Touched by Nature by Kelsey Beckett

The Corey Helford Gallery, based in Los Angeles, just released their online preview of artist Kelsey Beckett’s new show. Starting this Saturday, …

Digital Art

Radiant Sunsets and Landscapes Hidden Inside Forgotten Places by Andrew McIntosh | Colossal

<p>Scottish painter Andrew McIntosh (aka <i>Mackie</i>) takes ubiquitous structures often abandoned on rural homesteads like travel campers or sheds and …

Comentario en Los 10 países que más carbono emiten por Cifras escalofriantes sobre el desperdicio de alimentos | Avadhana

[…] estas emisiones fueran de un país, éste se situaría en el 3er. puesto en el ranking de mayores emisores, por detrás solo de EEUU y […]

Mystery of the 'The Scream' painting is finally solved: Analysis reveals white mark on classic work of art is actually just candle wax (so no, it's not bird droppings)

• <b>'The Scream' was painted by Edvard Munch more than 100 years ago</b>• <b><br>A white mark beside the central figure was thought to be bird droppings</b>• <b><br>However, a new</b> …

Raven Servellon's 'Velvet Sunflower' is a trippy art party

Raven Servellon wants to pummel you with color and detail.<p>The L.A. artist's psychedelic, fem-pop ink drawings are dense with swirly, girlie optical illusions – "optrickal delusions," she calls them. Stare into a garden of flaming roses long enough and tall, willowy cats, standing upright as if on …

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Paul Cezanne

Post-Impressionist French painter <b>Paul Cézanne</b> is without a slight doubt one of the most crucial artists of the 19th century. He is best known for his …

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Bienvenidos a la mansión más divertida (y probablemente hortera) del planeta

Como cada jueves, os mostramos una nueva casa de ensueño. En esta ocasión no estamos frente a una vivienda especialmente bonita. Tampoco destaca por …

Possible lost Caravaggio painting found in attic in France

PARIS (AP) — A 400-year-old picture that might have been painted by Italian master Caravaggio has been found in an attic in southern France.<p>Eric Turquin, the French expert who retrieved the painting two years ago, said it is in an exceptional state of conservation and estimated its value at 120 …