Lana Remez

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These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

China’s Famed Terracotta Warriors Come to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Exhibitions<p>"Age of Empires" promises a truly epic look at classical Chinese culture.<p>,<p>If China’s Colosseum is the Great Wall, then its <i>David</i>—or more …

Art

Breathtaking Image is Being Called “Most Beautiful Photo of Kyoto”

Renowned for its blossoming cherry trees, countless shrines and temples, and traditional architecture, Kyoto is one of Japan’s top travel destinations. Its bountiful beauty has been captured in a seemingly infinite amount of photos, but one picture-perfect snapshot has left the Internet in awe. …

Japan

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Highlight Blossoming Young Women

Artist Soey Milk’s stunning scenes depict youthful beauty, erotism and femininity.<p>Hyperrealistic oil paintings show a world where realism dances with luscious daydreams in the work of artist Soey Milk. With an extensive color palette, Milk creates highly-refined works that depict ethereal young …

30 Lessons Leonardo da Vinci Has Taught Me About Photography, Art, and Life

Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate ‘autodictat’ (someone who taught himself everything).<p>Download<p>To read this on the go, you can download the files …

Street Photography

Banksy's New West Bank Hotel Gives Visitors a View of Apartheid - PAPER

Graffiti artist and political activist Banksy has opened an "art hotel" in the West Bank. Each of its nine rooms overlook the wall the Israeli government built within and around the occupied West Bank.<p>The Walled Off Hotel, as it's called, was built to mark the 100th anniversary of the British …

Israel

Israel removes settlers from homes on private Palestinian land | Reuters

OFRA, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli police began removing settlers and hundreds of supporters on Tuesday from nine houses built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.<p>Israeli policemen remove a pro-settlement activist during an operation by Israeli forces to evict …

Israel

Yayoi Kusama pumpkin damaged by person taking a selfie

A visitor to <i>Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors</i> has damaged one of the Japanese artist’s signature pumpkins, days after her show opened in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.<p>Kusama’s <i>All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins</i> (2016) has proven popular with visitors for selfies: …

This Is What Happens When Humans Use Animals to Make Art

'Animal Intent,' an exhibit at NYC's apexart, incorporates interventions and creations made by animals.<p>Though defining exactly what art <i>is</i> is a near-impossible art all its own, human involvement seems to be an essential tenet, whether it's in creation or conceptualization. Yet nature and the wide …

How Egon Schiele Went From Radical Punk to Respected Artist

Reviews<p>Vienna exhibition reveals a new side to the provocative painter, in time for his centenary.<p>,<p>In conservative, polite Vienna, in the year before …

Artists

New show celebrates Rankin’s groundbreaking photography

Iconic photographer and Dazed co-founder Rankin presents a selection from his vast catalogue at Berlin’s CWC Gallery. Recognised for his uncompromising, dynamic photography, chronicling the heady and spiky rush of the 1990s, this new Rankin exhibition hosts more than 50 of his best works from 1995 …

Photography

Make, Don’t Take Photos

Dear friend,<p>One of the lessons I’ve learned is that in order to make more beautiful photos, we should seek to “make” (not “take”) photos.<p>I first …

This Street Artist Creates Art Through Destruction

The artist, Vhils (aka Alexandre Farto), is known for his incredible, tactile murals carved literally into the walls of buildings. And we just can’t get enough of his work — it’s stunning. His transformative art pieces strip away layers of paint and concrete to form beautiful images, often of …

Netanyahu held secret meeting with US, Arab leaders

Israeli media reported that PM Netanyahu met in secret with Jordan to discuss a US-brokered peace plan. The Israeli leader rejected the deal, saying …

Here Are the Amazing Winners of the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest

Photographers went to great depths to capture awe-inspiring images for the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) Contest, and French shooter …

Amazing Japanese Pop Art Face Painting

This year, the result of the exam organized by the makeup school Make Up For Ever is bluffing. With only one instruction of re-appropriating the …

Art

See Jean-Michel Basquiat through the eyes of an ex-lover

Before the Warhol-owned loft on Great Jones Street and the scrawling canvas works, before the lens of the art world shifted onto the most prolific painter of the 80s, Jean-Michel Basquiat lived in the mostly derelict East Village, on East 12th Street. Living with then-girlfriend Alexis Adler, …

Jean-Michel Basquiat

These Majestic Photos Capture a Disappearing Way of Life

In 2001, California-based photographer Oliver Klink embarked on a project to document the disappearing traditions and customs across Asia as …

East meets west: Frank Brangwyn and Yoshijiro Urushibara's collaborations – in pictures

Frank Brangwyn was an English former apprentice of William Morris, while Yoshijiro Urushibara was an expert Japanese woodblock artist. In the early part of the 20th century, they made prints together that blended their artistic styles and showed their shared adoration of nature

Art

One of history's most romantic photographs was staged

A shot that Robert Doisneau took of two people kissing has become intrinsically related to Paris – and to romance. Agnès Poirier takes a closer look.<p>It is one of the iconic photographs of the 20th Century, an image that is synonymous with love and with Paris, the city of romance. Its name is <i>Le</i> …

France

34 Stunning Color Photos Documented Everyday Life of Naples in the Late 1950s

Victor Pandolfi (born 1942) is an Italian journalist who had a degree in Economics from the University Sapienza of Rome, began his journalistic …

21 Female Artists Reflect on the Origins of Self-Portraiture

Using photography, collage, tapestry, and video, Erin M. Riley, Leah Schrager, Alexa Meade, and more reveal the meanings of self-representation today.<p>While some galleries celebrate the nesting of Instagram within culture with selfie exhibitions, like the <i>K+ Instgrm Exhibition</i> in Singapore, other art …

Israel passed a controversial law about settlements. Where did its parliament get the support?

Last week, Israel’s parliament passed a law allowing the state to seize private Palestinian land on which Jewish settlements have been constructed and transfer it to the settlements’ exclusive use. The law could retroactively legalize several thousand homes of Jewish settlers and suspend any …

Israel

Israel wants settlements, not peace

With each new settlement, the prospect of peace and the formation of a Palestinian state become even more unattainable.<p>Israel is above international law, or so it seems. On December 23, the United Nations Security Council passed resolution 2334, re-affirming the illegality of Israeli …

It's too late to stop the senseless capture of Palestinian land

Buttoned up against a biting wind, Khalil Tufakji, a 65-year-old Palestinian cartographer, points down from the Mount of Olives in the east of Jerusalem towards a huge wasteland – the last remaining space in the ring of Jewish settlements that surround the city.<p>This 35 sq km plot of West Bank land …

Israel

Get the details right on Israel and Palestine

The Jan. 29 news article “Netanyahu’s talk of a ‘state-minus’ stumps diplomats” alleged, “For a generation, the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah has been very specific about what it wants: a sovereign state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, based on 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its …

Israel

Klimt painting expected to fetch well over $45m at Sotheby's auction

A gorgeously colourful and joyous garden painting by Gustav Klimt is to be a highlight of the next big London art sale season.<p>The auction house Sotheby’s said the 1907 painting Bauerngarten was one of the greatest works by the artist ever to appear at market.<p>It has an estimate in excess of $45m but …

Fine Art

Why Street Photography Matters in 2017

“Street photography is dead”, declare forum threads and thinkpieces far and wide. The Internet and phone cameras have watered the quality down. The …

Incredible Night Landscape Photography by Andre Brandt

<b>Andre Brandt</b> is a Finish Carpenter by trade and also a hobby photographer currently lives and works in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada. Andre shoots mainly …