Pedro Reyes

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Big Data Realization: We are in transition phase

Recently found a post by Ali Syed on topic ; "Europeans unconvinced by Big Data in general". This study was conducted for the Vodafone Institute for …

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Michelle Plante scoured a surveillance video for clues, trying to identify the man seen shooting at someone in a Hartford …

Hikari Shimoda’s strange and beautiful paintings of children on the edge

Kids are cute. Paintings of kids are cute. But Japanese artist Hikari Shimoda’s paintings of kids are cute <i>and</i> kinda scary.<p>Shimoda paints bright …

Woman banned from all national parks after Instagram graffiti

<b>A woman who defaced a number of iconic landmarks for ‘art’ has been banned from all national parks in the US.</b><p>Over a 26-day period in 2014, …

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These Tiny Watercolor Paintings Will Require a Magnifying Glass to See in Full

Painting in general requires skill and technique, but being able to produce remarkable work sized down to a quarter is even more impressive. One artist puts things into perspective — literally — with her Instagram of beautiful watercolor paintings of random tiny things.<p>Twenty-year-old artist Rachel …

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How to do Light Painting Long Exposures During Daylight Hours

Not all photos are just one shot. Digital overlaying is an editing technique that involves blending multiple shots together to create one finished …

Street Art Warrior Women Draw Comparisons to Caravaggio

Swiss artist Leza One doesn’t just believe in the power of graffiti, but all forms of art.<p>Swiss artist Leza One can't remember a time when he wasn't making art. At barely 15, he started to create graffiti in the form of rudimentary tags, lettering, and random throw-ups, without apparent thought for …

Portrait of Wang Shimin

IN Western countries, portrait painting has a very long history and has always been regarded as an essential part of visual art and culture. The …

Strange bedfellows: how Edvard Munch and Jasper Johns painted sex and death

In works 40 years apart, both titled Between the Clock and the Bed, the two great artists handled humanity’s twin concerns. A new show teases out the similarities<p>An exhibition opening at the Munch Museum in Oslo this month, and at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in the US in November, finally …

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 …