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Can they cut it? The artists making collage cool again – in pictures

Matisse isn’t the only artist to have wielded a pair of scissors – Cut That Out showcases 50 designers and studios worldwide who are a true cut above

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10 Hidden Secrets In History’s Greatest Artworks

To make impressive art, special skills are needed to distinguish the artist. In some cases, artists knowingly and unknowingly include clues that shed …

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25 Cool Tattoos by Julia Shpadyreva

62.7K Shares<p>Comments<p>Julia Shpadyreva is a tattoo artist and illustrator based in Moscow whose work with black ink is something totally unique and …

Body Art

Classically-Styled Paintings Reveal Our Smartphone Obsessions

By taking away our phones, Erin Pollock exposes what we look like as internet-obsessed zombies.<p>Most people wage a halfhearted battle against technology’s takeover of everyday life, but Erin Pollock funnels her tech-istential angst into paintings that artfully illustrate society’s reliance on …

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When Did You Realize You 'Weren't' An Artist?

It's a question I'm asked all the time: At what point did you realize you wanted to be a writer? Was it after reading that great book in school? Did Mom or Dad push you into it? Or was it just something you fell into, because having a normal career didn't sound interesting and you realized you had …

Teenage Artist Playfully Adds Everyday Objects to Complete Clever Illustrations

Artist Kristián Mensa sees the incredible potential in everyday objects. To him, a pear is not just a piece of fruit, but the body of a small bird. Likewise, a toilet paper roll doubles as a miniaturized red carpet for tiny celebrities. To create these whimsical compositions, Mensa pairs these …

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The Fry Art Gallery creates a Menagerie with paintings and prints of the natural world

<i>Exhibition Preview: The Fry Menagerie, The Fry Art Gallery, Essex, until Sunday 28th October 2012.</i><p>The Fry Art Gallery is inviting visitors to explore …

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11 Cities With Awesome Street Art

There are those who love it, and those who hate it. Either way, street art is very much a "thing" all over the world, and -- just like with eating local food, visiting local bars, and attending local-centric events -- viewing street art helps visitors get a true understanding of a destination's …

Upfest 2015: Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival – in pictures

Three-day event draws more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on 30,000 sq ft of surfaces in Bedminster and Southville areas of Bristol

Streetwear

These 62 Healthy Bean Recipes Will Help Flatten Your Belly

They're not called "magical fruit" for nothin'! Beans are loaded with digestion-friendly fiber and protein, which can help with bloating while keeping you satiated and making you feel fuller longer. As such, they're an excellent tool for weight loss, too.<p>But one of the best parts about beans is how …

Cate Blanchett rewrites art history in 13 short films

<i>Update October 2017: Tate Modern will host a special live streaming and event for Manifesto on 15 November</i><p>Whether it's Karl Marx's prescient writings on communism or Guy Debord's poetic take on the Situationists, manifestos tend to contain explosive calls to action that jump off the page – they …

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Vibrant Oil Paintings of Scottish Landscapes by Scott Naismith | Colossal

<p>Working with thick brushes and palette knives, artist Scott Naismith carefully reveals the interplay of light and clouds over his native Scotland. …

Response: Classroom Rules - Ways to Create, Introduce Enforce Them

Response: Classroom Rules - Ways to Create, Introduce & Enforce Them<p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What are the best ways to introduce classroom</i> …

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Effective Online Teaching: Obstacles And Practices

<b>Obstacles And Practices For Effective Online Teaching</b><p>The modern world tends to change so rapidly that we barely have the chance to analyze what we …

Artist Combines Passion for Math, Nature, and Art to Create Incredible Topographical Art

Made out of thousands of tiny little triangles, these delicately thatched composites strike a pleasing visual chord through their careful balance of negative and positive space. Created by LA-based artist Katy Ann Gilmore, the organic geometric images are realized through a variety of influences …

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Soothing 24-Hour Clock Without Numbers Tracks Your Day By the Colors of the Sky

Designer Scott Thrift has transformed time telling into a thing of beauty with his clock called <i>Today</i>. Newly-launched, the device is a 24-hour timepiece that operates sans numerals and has a singular hand that slowly rotates around its face. The day is simplified into a gradient of jewel-toned …

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Response: Making Grading Practices 'Specific, Constructive Timely'

Response: Making Grading Practices 'Specific, Constructive & Timely'<p>This week's question is:<p><i>What Are The Best Types Of Grading Practices?</i><p>Grades - …

Sculptor builds tiny, elaborate treehouses in house-plants

Jedediah Voltzby's <i>Somewhere Small</i> sculpture series is composed of 25 tiny treehouses painstakingly built around houseplants, drawing on Voltzby's …

A Cleverly Designed Crocodile Bookmark That Lies in Wait When the Book Cover Is Closed

Peleg Design Studio, the maker of a many fun novelty items, has created the Crocomark, a plastic bookmark cleverly formed into the shape of a furtive …

Painted Words: The Marriage of Words and Images

Christopher Kane Taylor, <i>Hey Buddy</i>, Ink, acrylic and pencil on paper, 30 x 45 inches<p>Image: Courtesy the artist and Poets and Artists<p>One day in the early 1980s, Jean-Michel Basquiat was keeping himself busy on an airliner, poring over a book about Roman sculpture, making one of his lists of things in …

3 Tips To Help Prepare Your Student For A Test

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How to create digital learning portfolios in the classroom

It’s hard to talk about “Digital Learning Portfolios” without really knowing what they are. At the Dreamyard Project, a collaboration between the …

The 7 Ls of Gesture Drawing

Artist's Physical Gestures Produce Beautiful Charcoal Drawings

Using just her body and a piece of charcoal, New Orleans-based performance artist Heather Hansen bends and twists in fluid motions across the surface of paper to create beautifully rough symmetrical shapes and patterns. Her captivating performances involve dance-like movements that are just as much …

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Here's A Rare Glimpse Inside Salvador Dalí's Unpublished Diaries

Aside from doodling horse heads and naked women, Dalí obsessively monitored his spending.<p>Salvador Dalí, the great Surrealist painter and bombastic lover of ocelots, is widely known for his nightmarish depictions of melting timepieces, nesting tigers and spindly-legged elephants. He's less revered …

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Artist Fuller's intricate hand-drawn maps accepted by Bristol and London museums

<b>An artist who creates intricate hand-drawn maps has had his work accepted by three national permanent collections.</b><p>Fuller's drawings of Bristol and London have been acquired by the Museum of London, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery and the British Library.<p>He said his maps of London and Bristol were …

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Chicago's getting over 40,000 square feet of new street art in May

Columbia College's new street art festival, Wabash Arts Corridor Big Walls, is set to drastically change the look and feel of the South Loop. The …

Streetwear