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Artist Ai Weiwei Wants Your Legos

Lego refused a bulk order from Weiwei because it "cannot approve the use of Legos for political works."<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Behold! Some Of The Greatest Cat Art Ever, In Honor Of National Cat Day

("Cat on a Clothes Line," by Jeff Koons. Courtesy of Fondation Beyeler)<p>People are finally coming around to what we -- the cat afficionado -- already know. Cats, are cool. Artists through the ages have been onto this for centuries, having recognized the wonder of cats as muse. As a matter of fact, …

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41 amazing public space transformations captured by Google Street View

Cities are built for humans.<p>But if you look at the layout of most of them, it looks like they're made for cars.<p>Especially in the world's most populated places. In São Paulo, Brazil — which boasts over 10 million residents — a third of the people travel by car, another third takes public transit, …

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The 22 Best Cult Movies of the '90s

It didn’t take much of a push for our staff to revisit some of their favorite movies from the nineties. After all, there’s nothing like a campy film classic to transport you back in time. Here, a look at 22 nineties cult films we could watch over and over again.

Hussein Chalayan Sent Fashion Into the Stratosphere With His High-Concept '90s Shows

London, March 1999. <b>Audrey Marnay</b> walks onto a stark white stage in an empty go-kart track hired by <b>Hussein Chalayan</b> for his Fall Echoform show. She’s wearing a white dress molded from shiny fiberglass pieced together like the fuselage of an airplane. While she stands stock-still, a segment of the …

Juhani Pallasmaa on Humane Cities, Monumental Architecture, and the Architect's Role in Society - Dwell

After more than 40 years of working in the field, Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa recently closed his independent practice. A prolific author, essayist, professor, critic, and former museum director, he’s since focused his creative energy on teaching and writing about architecture. We caught up …

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New Installation Invades Central London With 100,000 Balloons

Paris-based artist Charles Pétillon has a reputation for filling abandoned spaces with ethereal balloon formations. For his first installation in a public space and his largest undertaking to date, <i>Heartbeat</i>, he injects London’s lively and historic Covent Garden with 100,000 hovering white</i> …

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The 17 Most Memorable VMA Moments of All Time

From Madonna's scandalous "Like a Virgin" performance to "I'mma let you finish...," these are the highlights that stuck with us through 31 years of awards. We can only imagine what this year's ceremony and host Miley Cyrus have in store...<p><b>1) Madonna performs "Like a Virgin" as a less-than-virginal</b> …

Here's What 100,000 Balloons Looks Like

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Articles about sublime indoor outdoor retreat mexico city on Dwell.com - Dwell

On an undesirable lot in Mexico City, architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki created a stacked home and lush garden.<p>Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of Rojkind Arquitectos have taken on commissions all over the world, but the work they have...<p>A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.<p>Last …

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Here’s a First Look at Disneyland in Shanghai

It's set to open in the spring of 2016<p>Disneyland is coming to Shangai.<p>The Walt Disney Company unveiled plans on Wednesday for its new resort and …

Walt Disney Company

Top 5 Public Art Installations to See This Summer

By Brienne Walsh, July 14,2015<p>1. <b>"Please Touch the Art" at the Brooklyn Bridge Park:</b> Featuring the work of Jeppe Hein, a Denmark-born artist currently based in Berlin, "Please Touch the Art" is an interactive exhibition consisting of three works scattered throughout the Brooklyn Bridge Park. …

"Unexpected Hill" Installation Opens At The Royal Academy of Arts In London

SO? Architecture and Ideas were commissioned by the Royal Academy of Arts and Turkishceramics to create an installation at the Burlington Gardens in …

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This Is The Most Realistic CGI Skin We’ve Ever Seen

In the future your avatar will have pores.<p>Even the best CGI humans look dead. And while there can be a lot of reasons for that–the helmet-like hair, the glass eyes, the lack of realistic expressions–one of the biggest culprits is the skin. In the worst instances, computer skin has the flat, …

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New Surreal Flying Houses Tell Fascinating Stories

Photographer Laurent Chhre continues his <i>Flying Houses</i> series with more surreal photos of buildings flying in mid-air. While his first set didn't have any obvious signs of people living in the homes, the new works show fascinating details of both animals and people either bursting out of or …

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Beautiful Watercolor Paintings of Architecture by Thomas W. Schaller

Though he was raised on a farm in the Midwest, Thomas W. Schaller spent the majority of his life in Manhattan where he worked as a commercial architectural artist. Today, however, he works for himself, as a watercolor painter based in Los Angeles. Schaller made the jump to a different profession …

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Walk On Water With Christo’s Tremendous New Art Installation

Christo, the artist known for sprawling installations with his late wife Jeanne-Claude*, is building what might be his most ambitious artwork to date: floating piers that will span two miles, letting visitors quite literally walk on water.<p>The piers will be built on Lake Iseo, about 60 miles east of …

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Cutting Edge Art and Technology Installations at STRP Biennial Defy Boundaries of Space

From March 20 to March 29, Eindhoven in the Netherlands is hosting one of Europe's most major art and technology events, the STRP Biennial. For 10 days, four large industrial halls are filled with monumental installations, cutting edge music and spectacular performances. This biennial focuses on …

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Projection-Mapped Choreographed Kung-Fu Fight Between Man and His Shadow

Pixel n’ Pepper’s latest performance took place at the Hamdan International Photography Award in<p>Pixel n’ Pepper‘s latest performance took place at the Hamdan International Photography Award in Dubai. The piece dubbed <i>Black & White</i> features a dancer who is challenged to a kung fu battle by his own …

Mapping Video Installation for Hermès

Hermès partners with Ugo Gattoni for an itinerant exhibition on the theme of “Flânerie”. Entitled Wanderland and installed at the Saatchi Gallery in …

Spectacular Light Installations Stun Visitors at Sydney's MCA

Following a sold out show at London's Hayward Gallery and record attendances at the Auckland Art Gallery, <i>Light Sh</i>ow comes to Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA). From April 16 to July 5, visitors to the MCA will get to experience 19 installation from the 1960s to the present day by …

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