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On the Edge: Art Central Rocks Hong Kong

Art Central has kicked off in Hong Kong, a day ahead of Art Basel - positioning itself not as a rival but as a satellite showcase for less established artists, as well as some of the giants of global contemporary art.<p>The vibe is stylish, hip, and not a little irreverent.<p>With strong representation …

10 Supposedly Irish Things That Aren't Remotely Irish

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, millions will be embracing all things Irish. Wait, make that faux Irish—because many St. Patrick's "traditions" have …

12 Street Artists From Brooklyn Celebrate The DIY Culture Of Berlin

A new street art exhibition in Germany, aptly titled "Persons of Interest," is celebrating the spirit of two iconic art cities: Brooklyn and Berlin.<p>Both towns are known not just for their graffiti and street art, but for their greater DIY culture, marked by an influx of resident artists, musicians …

How Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’ Went Viral

‘The Great Wave’ takes a starring role at the MFA Boston April 5<p>“The Great Wave,” Katsushika Hokusai’s woodblock print from the early 1830s, may be the most famous artwork in Japanese history, and its popularity isn’t cresting anytime soon.<p>The image of a wave towering over Mount Fuji is the subject …

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A Satellite Captures Shimmering Auroras Over America

The northern lights look cool enough from below, but what about above?<p>Seen from the ground, the aurora borealis is a mighty sight—like being slapped in the eyes with a writhing rainbow. But glimpsed from space the vision is also top-rate, in this case painting America with ghostly streams of …

6 awesome comic books you must read before the movies hit theaters

Having to do your background reading just to go and watch a movie sounds a whole lot like schoolwork, but thankfully when it comes to the world of comic books things ain’t so bad!<p>With theaters set to play host to a gorgeous buffet of superhero flicks over the next year, Cult of Mac took it upon …

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

Pictures of the Week 3.19.15

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Designing the Visual Identity of 'Girls'

We talked to creative director Howard Nourmand about working with Lena Dunham on 'Girls' and 'It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise.'<p>Grand Jeté<p>The title sequence for <i>Girls</i> is simple but distinct: a single frame of bold typography. Though Lena Dunham's HBO series nearly kicked off with an intro …

Night Vision Eyedrops

Night vision eyedrops are now a real thing thanks to Science for the Masses, an independent biomedical research lab in California. After speculating that Chlorin e6—a chemical that naturally forms in algae and other green plants—could possibly improve vision in the dark, one of the team’s …

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