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Anselm Kiefer at Gagosian

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Anselm Kiefer at Gagosian

Artist Has Spent 7 Years Turning UK Forests Into Works Of Art

Ellie Davies, a talented multimedia artist in the UK, has spent seven years turning landscapes throughout the UK into beautiful and ghostly works of …

How to Paint a Dapper Victorian Cat in Adobe Photoshop

Digital artists have the unique ability to travel back in time by tapping into the styles and techniques of other periods. In today's tutorial I'll …

5 things art directors hate the most

Breaking into the book illustration business is hard word, so the last thing you want to do is annoy your art director.<p>In this article, leading art …

Graphic Design

Sprawling Paper Nervous Systems Cut into Repurposed Books by Barbara Wildenboer | Colossal

<p>Barbara Wildenboer produces sculptures pieced together from delicately cut books, thin strips of paper splaying out from each book’s spine. …

Spanish artist makes profound point by Photoshopping celebrities to look fat

But instead of slimming women down — as Photoshop is overwhelmingly used for — Lopera uses the software to make them look heavier.<p>Beyond serving as fodder for tabloids asking "Does Rita Ora look better bigger?" Lopera's images have also sparked a conversation over whether they advance or undermine …

Augustus O. Lamplough

Augustus Osborne Lamplough (1877-1930) was a British painter known for his evocative watercolors of north Africa.<p>His paintings of Egypt, Morocco, and …

The Art Of Syrian Refugees Sends A Message. Is Anyone Listening?

When Syrian artist Mohammed Al-Amari, 27, fled the country's civil war last winter he couldn't carry much. Just some clothes, and little else, he says. But he did manage to bring some "colors" with him — watercolors, pastels and even a few of his paintings.<p>Al-Amari and his wife didn't want to leave …

Middle East

10 Women Scientists Who Should Be Famous (or More Famous)

No Comment<p>Not counting well-known women science Nobelists like Marie Curie or individuals such as Jane Goodall, Rosalind Franklin, and Rachel Carson, …

10 Reasons Renewable Energy Can Save the Planet

As the world's leading climate scientists finalize the latest and most comprehensive report on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question …

Study: Solar Energy Will Be as Cheap as Fossil Fuel Energy by 2016

A new study on solar energy from Deutsche Bank bears very good news. Thanks to technology and innovation, solar energy will be just as cheap as …

The ten Turner paintings every man needs to see

If you can't tell a Turner from a Titian, fear not. To mark the big screen release of <i>Mr. Turner</i>, the story of Britain's most famous painter, we …

While You Were Getting Worked Up Over Oil Prices, This Just Happened to Solar

Every time fossil fuels get cheaper, people lose interest in solar deployment. That may be about to change.<p>After years of struggling against cheap …

Architizer

Himalaya Fall 2014: Brits Depart Makalu Base Camp, First Ascent in the Indian Himalaya

As the fall climbing season in the Himalaya slowly grinds to a halt, we continue to receive a few updates from the mountains. At this point, there …

Monkey Magic Eco Art Raises Awareness of Environmental Issues in the Peruvian Amazon

Peru’s region of Madre de Dios is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth–but the lush Amazonian area is under serious threat by deforestation and …

Catalonia makes up with Salvador Dalí after a turbulent relationship

Catalonia seems to have finally pardoned Salvador Dalí. Its gesture? To name a public square after the infamous surrealist.<p>Spain has recently been …

Timothy Spall: How I became Mr Turner

<b>Timothy Spall has won rave reviews for his portrayal of British artist JMW Turner in Mike Leigh's latest biopic, Mr Turner. The 57-year-old was crowned best actor at the Cannes Film Festival in May for his role in the film and is hotly tipped to receive an Oscar nod too.</b><p>Spall spent years with Leigh …

David Tycho’s “Urban Rhapsody #15,” inspired by the energetic city of Manhattan, is featured in our latest collection of new works: http://goo.gl/ggevT2

How do visually impaired people enjoy art?

Blind and partially sighted people can still have rich experiences of art – and these may even be deeper than those of sighted people, says a gallery guide for the visually impaired.<p>Lisa Squirrel is visually impaired – but visual art is one of her great passions. As a student she fought resistance …

Art

#ArtistoftheDay Kotaro Machiyama http://goo.gl/MRxjJ8

House Plant Cactus Cupcakes

Alana Jones-Mann made fabulous DIY cacti cupcakes. Big variety of delicious plants that she created with a great subtlety. She also explains the …

#ArtistoftheDay Stephen Rowe http://goo.gl/SzXLDz

Blazon Scarf Collection With Birds Models

To introduce her collection of graphic and colorful scarves Blazon, English designer Natasha Coverdale thought about taking a series of tropical …

A Touch of Glass in Connecticut

In the bedroom community of <b>New Canaan, Connecticut</b>, Philip Johnson’s landmark <b>Glass House</b> disappears and then rises from fog.<p>Atop this wooded promontory where Johnson often retreated from 1949 until his death in 2005, Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya choreographed 600 water nozzles for “Veil,” a …

I Heart My National Park: Joshua Tree

<b>Jeff Ohlfs</b> began his love affair with <b>Joshua Tree National Park</b> a quarter of a century ago. The chief ranger of the park, Ohlfs has seen more of Joshua Tree than any other person posted there.<p>“I remember believing I could never work in a desert park,” says the national park service veteran. “Now, …

Rewilding the Land Can Repair Damage We've Caused and Reconnect Us to the Natural World.

We need to become enchanted with nature again, author says.<p>We live in an age of mass extinctions and increasing degradation of our planet. Rewilding—the return of land to a wild state and the reintroduction of animals and plants that once lived there—is one way we can restore the balance in nature. …