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‘Arrested Development’ Actor Portia de Rossi Has Invented a New Technology That She Hopes Will Render Art Galleries Obsolete

Market<p>The new venture, called General Public, is based on Synograph, a technology de Rossi developed with Fujifilm.<p>,<p>On <i>Arrested Development</i>—soon to …

Art

Watch as this guy breaths new life into these old damaged paintings

Julian Baumgartner from Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration restores paintings to their glorious state. Watch how mesmerizing and satisfying it is to …

Art

Top Tips to Create Facebook Videos to Market Your Business (Infographic)

Video is one of the best way to engage and attract customers on the social platform.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, one of the best ways to engage customers is through video. Facebook videos can be a great, cost-effective way to do that. Creating a Facebook video …

Painting Glazes: An Acrylic Painter Reveals His Glazing Secrets

Painter Brian Rice explains his success with painting glazes using acrylics.<p>I think the secret to successful glazing is a combination of several …

Mr. UNESCO: Meet the world's ultimate checklist traveler

<b>(CNN) —</b> With more than 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites out there waiting to be explored, most travelers can claim to having seen at least a couple of them, whether it's the Great Pyramids of Egypt, Venice, Italy, or the Grand Canyon in Arizona.<p>Few have seen as many as Gary Arndt.<p>It's been nearly …

European Travel

10 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites For Your Travel List

Start planning a trip to these world wonders.<p>This past week, UNESCO updated its eclectic list of the world's most fascinating places. Countries campaign hard to get their treasured wilderness reserves, archeological ruins, and historic sites recognized by the esteemed program. After much …

10 Social-Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

Powerful social-media trends affecting both users and brands are strengthening and accelerating.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past year, a number of significant stories involved social media: Facebook lured Snapchat users to Instagram, the president of the …

How To Create Optimal User Experiences By Improving Your Website’s Information Architecture

I was out of town the other day and needed to pick up a few items at the local supermarket.Even though I hadn’t been to that store, I managed to find …

Information Architecture

Entrepreneurship and Millennials Are Thriving in Emerging Markets

There is a world of opportunity outside the US, and entrepreneurial millennials are conquering it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In America, millennial entrepreneurship is down. Despite the apparent strength of the startup and technology sector, millennials are …

Gustav Klimt’s Haunting Paintings Get Re-Created in Photographs, Featuring Live Models, Ornate Props & Real Gold

<i>Image by Inge Prader</i><p>Gustav Klimt painted a glittering, erotic, haunting reality of his own, distinctive even by the standards of his artistically …

The works of art that aren’t as original as you thought

<i>The below is an extract from Matt Brown’s just published book, Everything You Know About Art Is Wrong</i><p>“Fountain”, by Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968), was created in 1917. In form, it is simple – nothing more than an upturned urinal with the addition of a few pen marks on the side (“R Mutt, 1917”). In …

Art

Keyword Research: The foolproof method

Keyword research is only a small part of SEO, but it’s an important one. No SEO strategy is complete without this vital portion of research, and …

Gauguin: It’s Not Just Genius vs. Monster

CHICAGO — Prodigy, pathfinder, nonconformist, virtuoso; fabulist, plagiarist, colonialist, pedophile. Are we fated forever to treat Paul Gauguin as an artist trailing a balance sheet behind him, a column of achievements and a column of crimes?<p>It’s hard to look with fresh eyes at the most loutish …

Art

How Bitcoin is infiltrating the $60bn global art market

<b>Why is the art world getting excited about digital currency Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain?</b><p>Eleesa Dadiani owns and runs an art gallery in London's famous Cork Street. She was born in Georgia in the Caucasus and was "breastfed by gypsies".<p>But she is also a passionate believer in …

Bitcoin

5 Interactions to Help Improve Your Follower Loyalty on Social Media

With loyal followers in tow, you're far more likely to be successful.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to have a thriving social media campaign, you need a healthy base of followers. But too many business owners focus on accumulating sheer numbers, when they …

This Number Will Text You a Work of Art Based on What You Want to See

If you’re in a creative slump, then the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is here to get you back in the groove. The museum recently rolled …

43 paintings you need to see before you die

In an old barn that Jackson Pollock transformed into a studio, the artist laid his massive canvas on the wooden plank floor. He hurled white, yellow, blue, and black paint with sticks and knives at it. As he finished, he pressed his cigarette butt into the canvas, dripping with color.<p>This is how …

An Artist for the Instagram Age

Is Yayoi Kusama’s new participatory-art exhibit about seeking profound experiences—or posting selfies?<p>Well before the Yayoi Kusama show opened in Washington, D.C., I heard from total strangers that I would not be able to get in. I heard about the lines, the waits, the tickets that would be released …

These Layered Photo-Paintings Are Several Works of Art at Once

Vesa Kivinen combines oil painting, body painting, and nature photography to create a work of art that is several pieces and one piece simultaneously<p>Combining oil painting, body painting, and nature photography into richly complex layered works has been Vesa Kivinen's project for the last nine …

This May Be The Most Boring--And The Most Useful--Article You Read All Day | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, you might be tempted to jam-pack your schedule you're doing something productive every minute of the day. But one activity you might not have considered making more room for: boredom<p>According to recent studies, boredom is a productive, regulatory state. It warns us that we are …

Creativity

Instagram killing Snapchat? Don't count on it

Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram Stories had reached 200 million daily active users (DAUs).<p>People were quick to pounce on that …

How WeWork Capitalizes On Aging Architecture

The coworking company is remaking historic and aging buildings across America.<p>“They don’t build ’em like they used to.” It’s an oft-repeated phrase by those who wax nostalgic. But in the case of the Corbin Building–an office building architect Francis H. Kimball designed in 1888–the saying holds …

Putin’s Revenge

Humiliated by the 1990s, Russia’s strongman is determined to win Cold War 2.0. He may be succeeding.<p>Twenty years before Vladimir Putin began his ingenious campaign to influence the U.S. presidential election, his predecessor as Russia’s president stood on a dark street near the White House. In his …

Russia

Can You Decode This Mysterious Visual Journey?

Visual artist Artem Tarkhanov fuses the history of mathematics and art in a new video known as 'beweistheorie I.'<p>Visual artist Artem Tarkhanov is someone who, like M. C. Escher, or experimental filmmaker Peter Greenaway, is interested in how mathematics can infiltrate art. In the first entry of a …

This Is Why Some Designers Are Ditching Fashion Week For The Oscars

Celebrities might be flocking to the front rows of this week’s London Fashion Week shows, but some designers are swapping the runway for Hollywood’s …

This is How Photoshop Artist Erik Johansson Creates His Mind-Bending Images

Swedish photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is well known for his mind-bending photo-manipulations and optical illusions, which are all made …

Low Poly Illustrations in Photoshop by Breno Bitencourt

We have seen quite a few illustrations with the low poly style, it looks like a very difficult technique but Breno Bitencourt put together a very …