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'A passionate, bloody arena': 30 years of the Turner prize, from Emin's bed to Grayson's dress – video

Turner prize 2014,Turner prize,Art and design,Culture,Tracey Emin,Damien Hirst,Grayson Perry,Rachel Whiteread,Art,Steve McQueen<p>The Turner prize, launched 30 years ago, remains a focal point for British art and all its invention, vision and public outrage. Tate director Nicholas Serota and The …

Grayson Perry: ‘Just because you don’t have a dress on doesn’t stop you being a tranny’

Photograph: Tim Walker for the Guardian<p>Grayson Perry: ‘I make art for people who are interested, but alienated by the more esoteric work.’ His test of how good a piece is is simple: will he still like it in the …

The Abyss Table by Christopher Duffy

Christopher Duffy has designed a limited edition piece named the Abyss Table for Duffy London.<p>Description<p>“And when you gaze long into an abyss, the …

“colourful woman” > http://tmblr.co/Z1mGBy14crjZM created this digital art piece a few days ago using adobe illustrator…i think of it as a well organized mess, kind of like me ;) buy the print in...

“colourful woman” > http://tmblr.co/Z1mGBy14crjZM<p>created this digital art piece a few days ago using adobe illustrator…i think of it as a well …

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Florian Nicolle (j)<p>Florian Nicolle aka Neo is gritty, the kind of gritty you can’t stay away from. Nicolle’s illustration are filled with splattered …

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Swirling, Psychedelic Self-Portraits by Nikos Gyftakis | Colossal

<p>Greek artist Nikos Gyftakis created this wonderful series of swirling self-portraits between 2004-2005. The works are made with oil pastels on …

Artist Tracks Her Own Kinetic Movement Directly Onto Paper

New Orleans-based visual artist Heather Hansen explores the combined art of painting and movement for her experimental project titled <i>Emptied Gestures</i>. Like a kinetic performance piece, the artist uses her own body to illustrate action on a two-dimensional surface. Rather than using any brushes or …

Visual Art

Glistening Underwater Oil Paintings by Samantha French

This series of beautiful oil paintings takes us on an underwater exploration of colors, textures, and unique perspectives. Created by artist Samantha French, each scene places the viewer underwater to observe what the world might look like from below the surface.<p>The artist captures the bright …

Painting

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Hi-Res Images Online to the Public

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently made public an extensive archive of 400,000 high-resolution images available for download and non-commercial use. Divided into categories ranging from Asian Art to European Paintings to American Decorative Arts to overall Highlights, the collection is a …

Museums

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …

Art

Elaborately Sliced Paper Reveals Detailed Portraits

Tokyo-based artist Risa Fukui creates detailed portraits simply by cutting slices out of sheets of paper. For this series, entitled <i>Life-Sized</i>, the artist developed ten new large-scale works mounted on translucent panels. Fukui developed each piece with swirling, haphazard lines that overlap in what …

Art

A Brick Facade Appears to Melt Off of an Apartment Building in Margate | Colossal

<p>Created by British designer Alex Chinneck, this fun intervention creates the illusion that a brick facade has melted right off the side of a …

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