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Michelangelo's bronze panther-riders revealed after 'Renaissance whodunnit'

Sculptures to be displayed at Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, thought to be the only surviving bronzes by the Renaissance artist<p>Two handsome, virile naked men riding triumphantly on ferocious panthers will on Monday be unveiled as, probably, the only surviving bronze sculptures by the Renaissance …

INSA's GIF-iti Brings International Street Art Online

Innovative UK-based artist <b>INSA</b> has taken street art to a whole new level by implementing Internet-based technology to create dizzyingly spectacular …

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MADSEEN NYC 1980's, @operagallery

The Most Infamous Graffiti Artists Of 1970s New York City

In the crime-ridden New York of the ’70s, trains were wild canvases. Here, the work of 12 graffiti kings and their stories.<p>In 2014, New York City’s subway cars look mostly homogenous, with exteriors of blank steel and interiors decorated with the smiling faces of Venmo Lucas and Dr. Zizmor. But in …

Detail of a long, multi-wall mural in Wynwood, Miami by Jaz and 2501 #hifructosemag #art

Yksityiskodit ostavat taidetta – galleriat myyvät myös osamaksulla

Urbaaniin ympäristöön sijoitetut teltat ja kerrostalojen muodostamat sommitelmat koristavat oululaisen Galleria Harmajan seiniä seuraavat kolme …

Thread Paintings: Densely Embroidered Portraits by Cayce Zavaglia | Colossal

<p>When scouring through the minute details of artist Cayce Zavaglia’s embroidered portraits (previously), it’s difficult imagine each work is scarcely …

Four hundred years after his death, Greece reclaims the artist El Greco

El Greco may have left Crete, never to return, in his early 20s, but 400 years after his death, Greece – and his island birthplace – are leading the rest of the world in celebrating the man whose works were widely seen as the precursor to modern art.<p>“The Greeks have been keen to recognise his …

Minecraft at Tate: in gaming, the Renaissance has returned

The spaces created by video games are sublime and majestic. We wander in desolate cityscapes, eerie caverns, on rolling freeways. These worlds are three-dimensional, physically (if not emotionally) deep and complex. What could be more modern, more futuristic?<p>Except we’ve been here before.<p>Trying to …

Macabre and Decorative New Works by Magnus Gjoen

British digital artist Magnus Gjoen has an unmistakeable style that decorates macabre subjects, previously featured here. It’s jarring but also awe …

Pejac brings Manet’s classic “The Luncheon on the Grass” to the streets of Paris.

Anri Sala Wins Prestigious Dutch Contemporary Art Award

Exhibitions<p>,<p>Albanian-born Paris-based video installation artist Anri Sala is the winner of this year’s prestigious Vincent award. Launched in 2000, …

Why Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is much more than Google Doodle’s poster boy

Google is celebrating Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s 150th birthday by reducing him to a pop-culture cliche. Its Google Doodle shows the resident artist of the Moulin Rouge perched on a stool in front of a row of can-can dancers making a poster that says Google Google Google.<p>It’s the thought that …

kuvataiteilija, Jaakko Rönkkö

Reader offer: buy a Katie Paterson Future Library limited-edition print

The rings of a tree are a map of passing time, setting out the story of the planet’s progress. The Scottish artist Katie Paterson was thinking about this on a train when she had the idea for Future Library. “I was drawing the rings of a tree and then I made the connection about trees becoming pulp …

Dynamic B-Boy sculptures by Taku Obata @takuspefad now showing at the Jonathan Levine Gallery

The HBO documentary Banksy Does New York asks, “Who owns art?”

On October 1st of last year, the popular, controversial street artist who calls himself Banksy announced he’d be spending the entire month in the …

jonty hurwitz's nano sculptures are the same scale as a human sperm

<b>jonty hurwitz’s nano sculptures are the same scale as a human sperm</b><br>all images courtesy of jonty hurwitz<p><b>marking a breakthrough in the capabilities of</b> …

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