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15 easy DIY ideas to make your home more special

We've all got a crafty DIY side to us. If only we could think of some fun and easy home improvement projects to complete in order to zing up our …

Crafting

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

Motivation

How Georgia O'Keeffe left her cheating husband for a mountain: 'God told me if I painted it enough, I could have it'

<b>A new exhibition of paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe will shine a light on an odd, obsessive artist</b><p>In 1929, aged 41, Georgia O’Keeffe took a trip to New Mexico. By then, with the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz – an influential photographer and manager of the first modern art gallery in the …

Francis Bacon: creating order from chaos

Francis Bacon was a great artist, but a very bad record keeper. As the definitive inventory of his paintings is published, Stephen Smith meets the art history detective who catalogued his life<p>An unsparing observer of the human condition, Francis Bacon was as unsentimental about death as he was …

Art

Gravity-Defying Shoes Hang Skyward From London Street Lamps

Farewell, physics?<p>Hurl shoes into the air and click that time-freezing stopwatch from <i>The Twilight Zone</i>, and you’ll have something akin to the bizarre, gravity-defying sneakers popping up above London’s streets.<p>“Downside Up” is the latest installation from artist Pejac, last seen carving poignant …

Christo unveils a modern miracle: 'For 16 days, they will walk on water!'

<b>Christo, the artist who ‘wrapped’ the Reichstag, has completed his latest show-stopper. Gaby Wood joins him in Italy for a sneak preview of 'The Floating Piers'</b><p>On the edge of a small lake in northern Italy, an 80-year-old artist looks out from his temporary headquarters. “In that lake is the …

Hundreds of Small Paper Sculptures Tell Art History Stories

Geoffrey Farmer’s paper works are on display at ICA Boston.<p>In the last 20 years of his career, the Canadian artist, Geoffrey Farmer, has made audacious paper sculptures and video installations from more than 15,000 fragments of images and sound. The “paper works,” as Framer calls them, pull from …

Two Old Master paintings found in vault decades after being stolen

Two stolen Old Master paintings recovered after 20 years when their British owner became suspicious have been returned to Italy.<p>The works, dating from the early 17th century, were taken in separate raids in 1994 - one from former Italian prime minister Emilio Colombo and the other from an …

Art

Banksy in New York pictures - Telegraph

The final piece of Banksy's month-long residency was the fittingly playful "Inflatable Throw-Up". As the audio guide that accompanies the image on his website says, it is "a sideways take on the ubiquitous spray-painted bubble lettering – that actually floats". Whether this "homage of sorts" is …

Banksy artwork pops up at Bristol primary school

Primary school pupils in Bristol have come back from their half-term holidays to discover that famous street artist Banksy has painted an artwork on …

Streetwear

The Louvre's closure proves art cannot survive climate change

The flooding in Paris is a stark warning of the danger posed by climate change to everything human civilisation has achieved – no matter how priceless<p>Related: Strikes, floods, protests and sense of betrayal pile on misery for France<p>One of the oldest human illusions is that culture is a conquest of, …

France

36 DIY Ideas You Need For Your Garage

Have a garage that needs to have some order put on the chaos? When I realized how much wasted space I had in my garage and how disorganized it was …

Man Caves

Contemporary Mind-Boggling Illusion Art Examples We Love

Aakash Nihalani - Illusional Tape Artist<p>Fascinated with magic as a child, New-York based artist <b>Aakash Nihalani</b> is now famous for his illusional tape …

A 24-Hour Clock Designed to Change the Way You See Your Day

Scott Thrift, an award-winning media artist and horologist, just launched his second clock design following his successful Kickstarter campaign back …

Watches

Avocado Fries With Sweet Chipotle Dip

Ever wish you could just stop thinking about french fries? If so, you're not alone. After all, it's no secret that a salty order of fries is the go-to side dish in America.<p>I don't need to quote nutrition facts on french fries here. We all know they aren't the best way to fuel your body.<p>If you're …

8 things to know about building a design portfolio

Bloc's Emelyn Baker on creating a design portfolio that lets your passion shine.The post 8 things to know about building a design portfolio appeared …

Windows 10 Gems: Todoist will organize your life

Todoist as a service<p>While Todoist can be found everywhere in your digital life, what's it like actually using it? To be honest, there is a bit of a …

5 brilliant hacks to make any small room look much larger

In this day an age, where property prices are flying sky-high, it is really difficult to get a big space that also fits in with your budget. So, you …

Teachers Around The Country Get Creative To Improve Student Literacy

Children at Scripps Ranch KinderCare in San Diego play in their classroom on October 1, 2013 in San Diego, CA. (Robert Benson/Getty Images for …

Best Happy Quotes and Sayings — Happiness quotes about life

Best Happy Quotes and Sayings — Happiness quotes about life<p>Best Happy Quotes and Sayings — Happiness quotes about life<p>The best happy quotes. Sharing …

Stunning Sand Sculpture Of A Life-Size Elephant Playing Chess With A Mouse

An elephant playing chess with a mouse? Yup, you read that correctly! Just recently world renowned sculptor (mostly known for carving pumpkins), Ray …

Sculpture

14 clever DIY bathroom upgrades to try this weekend

Sometimes a DIY intervention on the weekend is what is necessary to improve our homes. A tired bathroom can be one of the most depressing sights in …

Home Improvement

A Watercolor Artist Wants To Paint Female Nudity Without Shame

Fahren Feingold captures the space where the ethereal meets the erotic.<p>Watercolors have an uncanny ability to turn even the most banal of subject matters into phantasmagorical visions that seem snatched out of a dream. Layered atop a canvas, the stuff seeps ever so gracefully in this direction and …

11 Effortless Hairstyles Perfect for Natural Curls

As those of us with naturally curly hair know all too well, styling what our mamas gave us can pose a bit of a challenge. Curly hair can fall flat if you use too much product, or become desert dry if you use the wrong shampoo. We’ve all spent mornings in front of the mirror trying to figure out how …

10 Amazing Small Kitchen Design Ideas: how to make a small space comfortable and spacious.

Attractive, comfortable and functional design small kitchen – a real challenge for the hosts, which requires a lot of ingenuity and inventiveness. …

What is the Effect of Street Art on Real Estate Prices?

May 30, 2016<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Marginalized at first, street art and graffiti …

Cindy Sherman: clowning around and socialite selfies – in pictures

Highly influential New York artist Cindy Sherman made taking selfies an art form before the word even existed. Throughout her career she has experimented with costume, prosthetics, makeup and digital photography to create highly exaggerated and ofttimes grotesque character studies. A new exhibition …

Photographers

Floral Motif | Keyword | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

<b>A New Visual Language Transmitted Across Asia</b><p><b>The Aesthetic of the Sketch in Nineteenth-Century France</b><p><b>African Influences in Modern Art</b><p><b>Alice Cordelia</b> …