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The Simple Life: A Montauk Beach House for a Creative Couple

When Elisa Restrepo, cofounder of the shoe line Dieppa Restrepo, and her husband, Dylan Dodd, who owns NYC restaurants Karasu, Walter’s, Walter …

The Ugly Battle Over the Wildenstein Art Empire

Over recent weeks in hushed New York dining rooms and private Parisian salons, Guy Wildenstein has been a walking object lesson in how billionaire …

Art

Portraits of homeless people by photographer Shine Gonzalvez

Russian Real-Life Batman Wages War on Moscow Criminals

About a month ago, a Russian vigilante wearing a Batman costume declared war on drug dealers doing business in the Khimki area outside Moscow. So …

Social Media

A Five-Point Guide to Stanley Kubrick's Cinematic Opus

As Somerset House prepares to stage a blockbuster exhibition of artworks inspired by Kubrick's inimitable vision, we explore the impact and legacy of …

Stanley Kubrick

Tourist plunges to death trying to take selfie at waterfall in Peru

Peruvian police pulled a South Korean tourist dead from under a waterfall in the Amazon jungle, days after he fell in while taking a photo of himself, police said on Monday.<p>The man, 28-year-old Kim Jongyeob, slipped and fell 1600 feet under the waterfall in northeastern Peru last Wednesday, a local …

Naked Women Protest RNC with Artist Spencer Tunick

With the Republican National Convention only a few weeks off, Spencer Tunick is busier than usual. The world's foremost photographer of large scale nude works, he's organizing a shoot that's likely to get lots of attention from the media, and the hordes of celebrants, protestors and provocateurs …

Art

Turkish Artist Paints On Water Using One Of The Oldest Turkish Art Techniques Called Ebru

Source: Youtube<p>Turkish artist Garip Ay is not your everyday artist – he paints on water! Using Ebru, one of the oldest Turkish arts, he forms …

Victorious hedgehog had to be honored by a Photoshop battle

All victories must be celebrated. Preferably with a Photoshop battle.<p>A very cheerful hedgehog was uploaded to the subreddit r/photoshopbattles, where …

The Surrealist Art of Rafal Olbinski

In the words of Richard Wilde, Chairman, Graphic Design and Advertising, School of Visual Arts, New York:<p>May it be fine art, poster or illustration, through contradiction, absurdity and the banal, truth resides. This is where <b>Rafal Olbinski</b>’s contributions are realized. He explores the hidden properties of his subject matter which results in poetic compositions that encompass a great stillness. It is this very experience which nourishes. It is no accident that the power of his imagery touches …

A Beginner’s Guide to Frank Zappa

<i>This feature was originally published in August 2012. Today, on the 50th anniversary of his debut album, we’re reposting it.</i><p><i>Ever felt overwhelmed by</i> …

A’tolan House, An Excellent Seafront Home, Built In A Perfect Symbiosis With The Surrounding Nature

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Architecture

Beaches to blow your mind

The latest book from Lonely Planet, "50 Beaches to Blow Your Mind" by Ben Handicott and Kayla Ryan, presents a collection of jaw-dropping, wild and …

A Highly Photogenic Dallas Food Tour

<i>The food scene is flourishing in Dallas. Lost when it comes to restaurant options? Food photographer Anna Petrow narrows down the list.</i><p>DALLAS – Ask …

Texas Latina woke up from mouth surgery with English accent thanks to rare syndrome | Fox News

Lisa Alamia, a born-and-bred Texan Latina, can no longer pronounce the word "tamales" the way she used to.<p>Now she says it like Queen Elizabeth might.<p>After undergoing jaw surgery to correct her overbite six months ago, Alamia was diagnosed with foreign accent syndrome, a rare neurological disorder …

Latin America

Street Art Warrior Women Draw Comparisons to Caravaggio

Swiss artist Leza One doesn’t just believe in the power of graffiti, but all forms of art.<p>Swiss artist Leza One can't remember a time when he wasn't making art. At barely 15, he started to create graffiti in the form of rudimentary tags, lettering, and random throw-ups, without apparent thought for …

Poetic Fountain Sculptures Designed for Water to Creatively Cascade

These stunning wood and bronze sculptures radiate a sense of tranquillity that complements the endless flowing water pouring forth from their limbs, hair, waists, and clothes. Created by Malgorzata Chodakowska, each piece balances beautiful lines with an energetic tension that speaks to the …

Sculpture

Meet the Street Artist Spray Painting Faces and Forgotten Landscapes

Christina Angelina brings expressive faces to unlikely landscapes.<p>For anyone visiting Los Angeles, Venice Beach is a two-and-a-half-mile pedestrian boardwalk stringing together a motley group of vendors, bodybuilders, psychics, medical marijuana advocates, and other offbeat characters. For …

Streetwear

Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence

ROME (AP) — It's a story almost too fantastical to be true: A flea market dealer finds a painting near a subway trash bin, submits it to laboratory analysis and emerges convinced he has a Modigliani on his hands.<p>No one would believe it, given the modernist master is one of the most sought-after and …

Star

The 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Complete Series Blu-ray Set Has Never Been Cheaper<p>sales 03/16/2018 04:21 pm<p>sales<p>Buy an Xbox One X and Get Sea of …

Artist Spotlight: Etam Cru – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

BEZT “Meeting her Parents” – Aalborg, Denmark 2016<p>Some recent paintings from the gods, Sainer and Bezt, aka Etam Cru. Two of the best. More images …

Turkish Artist Recreates Famous Van Gogh Paintings on Water

Turkish artist Garip Ay’s masterpieces sometimes only last a few moments, but they definitely make a lasting impression. He uses the ancient Ebru …

Cities of Hope in Henrik Haven's Photographs

June 21, 2016<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Since its beginnings in 1970s, Street Art has …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

Divided cities: South Africa's apartheid legacy photographed by drone

Johnny Miller used a drone to take aerial photographs of the gulf in living conditions for the poor and the wealthy in South Africa. ‘During apartheid, segregation of urban spaces was instituted as policy,’ he says. ‘Roads, rivers, buffer zones of empty land and other barriers were constructed to …

South Africa

Led Zeppelin rocks copyright case over 'Stairway'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music spoke louder than words of witnesses for a jury Thursday that decided Led Zeppelin did not lift a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic 1971 rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven."<p>The panel had heard the faded memories of rock royalty and band …