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Marches, walkouts and sit-ins: Gun control battle heads to the street

<i>CNN will hold a town hall with the victims' classmates, parents and community members. "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" will air live Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being …

Florida School Shooting

Andy Warhol and His Endless Love for Christmas

December 24, 2017<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>When people think of <b>Andy Warhol, Christmas</b> …

10 Snowscapes through Art History to Get You in the Seasonal Spirit

‘Tis officially the season for sleigh rides and snowball fights. Now that we’re past the winter solstice, we’re at the beginning of what is at best a …

Odd couples: Artists you never knew were friends

Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp<p>At first glance, this pair have about as much in common as a lobster does with a urinal. There is Dalí, Surrealist …

Art

Loving Vincent trailer: World first biopic created out of 65,000 oil paintings

A proof that CGI won't ever fully overshadow the innovations of 2D animation.<p><i>Loving Vincent</i> marks the world's first fully painted feature film; a …

Vincent Van Gogh

Copying Paintings of the Masters and Other Artists

One of the tried and true techniques of classical art training is to copy the work of the Old Masters, those who painted before the 18th century. …

David Bowie’s 100 favorite books

“David Bowie Is” is a traveling art exhibition featuring over 300 pieces from David Bowie’s personal archives of instruments, sketches, stage …

Deadpool Hero Ryan Reynolds Is Trolling Spiderman to the Internet's Delight

Ryan Reynolds knows how to win the hearts of his loyal <i>Deadpool</i> fans. While filming street shots for the upcoming <i>Deadpool 2</i> — the next installment in …

Comics

Clafoutis: The Lazy Summer Custard You Can Make on a Whim

You don't even have to stir things.<p>Summer is a sanctioned time to be lazy, and this applies to desserts as much as it does to finishing your summer reading. I’ll get to it when I get to it! At first I thought a galette was the easiest summer dessert, but there’s something even easier that doesn’t …

Dessert

Dorrance Dance – ETM: Double Down, Sadler's Wells, London, review: electronic tap boards amplify the sounds of dancers' feet

There's a delight in sound in <i>ETM: Double Down</i>, by New York tap dance company Dorrance Dance. Working with Nicholas Van Young, Michelle Dorrance uses …

Dance

This Number Will Text You a Work of Art Based on What You Want to See

If you’re in a creative slump, then the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is here to get you back in the groove. The museum recently rolled …

Art

Mondrian: The joy of being square

Piet Mondrian’s primary coloured geometric compositions say much about modern life, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>“Before you start to think about Mondrian’s paintings,” says the Dutch artist’s biographer Hans Janssen, of the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, “you have to realise that he was born, in 1872, by …

Art

13 Jam-Packed Cake Recipes With Fruity Flavor

While vanilla and chocolate are always winners, sometimes you want to spice up your cake layers with fruity flavor. Jams provide a beautiful contrast to the consistency and provide a burst of sweetness. Imagine slicing into a chocolate cake with a layer of raspberry jam or a coffee cake with a …

Dessert

Vermeer: the artist who taught the world to see ordinary beauty

Johannes Vermeer was so obscure he was barely even known when he died, let alone forgotten. But the French avant-garde rescued him – and showed us his calm, unpretentious genius<p>Johannes Vermeer is such a quiet and introspective artist that it took hundreds of years for anyone to notice he was a …

Art

A Not-for-Tourists’ Guide to Beijing’s Coolest Hidden Spots

As dusk falls on a just-moderately-polluted Beijing day, a buzz of activity fills photographer Chen Man’s Studio 6, set in the east of the city, past the Fourth Ring Road. Chen, a 36-year-old Beijing native who splits her time between Beijing and L.A., regularly shoots covers of Chinese <i>Vogue</i>, …

5 Series From Marvel NOW! You Should Be Reading

While DC Comics has recently been going through their Rebirth initiative, meant to take the DC Universe back to its roots, with legacy characters and …

The First Teaser For The CW’s Archie Comics Reboot ‘Riverdale’ Is All Sex And Murder

Archie meets ‘Twin Peaks’<p>When The CW announced that it was reimagining the <i>Archie</i> Comics for a new series called <i>Riverdale</i>, it promised us something far grittier than the dog-eared, technicolor originals you probably found in your parents' attic. Based on the drama's just released first teaser, it …

Comics

Plein Air Painting and Its Influence on Art Creation

November 27, 2016<p>Web journalist, coffee junkie and art fanatic. Cares about the environment, writes for Widewalls. Alias of Milica Jovic<p>Getting out …

Art

First Fully Painted Feature Film Honoring Van Gogh Looks Beyond Gorgeous

It’s nearly impossible to think of starry nights, sunflowers or severed ears without envisioning the painted work of Vincent van Gogh.<p>The gifted and notoriously tortured artist, who lived from 1853 to 1890, dazzled the world with his unique strain of painting ― marked by bold brushstrokes that …

Art

An artist whose work is getting snatched up by celebrities is tearing up the art world all by himself

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Celebrities like Amar'e Stoudemire, Seth McFarlane, and Kylie Jenner collect Jojo Anavim's artwork.</b><b><br>• Anavim gets his business mainly through word-of-mouth.</b><b><br>• His style is Andy Warhol for the Snapchat generation.</b><p>Jojo Anavim was making art for a living, but not the kind of art he …

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Books

Designer Turns Her Ordinary Bathroom Into an Extraordinary Work of Art Inspired by Nature

Fashion designer Roza Khamitova had a dilemma. She had gathered so many sketches of potential scarf designs for her clothing line, Shovava, that they no longer fit in the boxes and bins under her bed. Instead of moving them to a bigger closet or a space inside her desk, she decided to use them for …

Clothing

15+ Breathtaking Photos Of Dancers In Motion Reveal The Extraordinary Grace Of Their Bodies

The NYC Dance Project is an initiative designed to showcase the magical world of dance and dancers. It was founded by fashion/beauty photographer Ken …

Drawing of the Year 2016

Aarhus School of Architecture, schmidt hammer lassen architects, VOLA, and Danish Arts Foundation proudly announce the fourth joint venture …

London Dad Draws Creative Post-it Notes for Daughter's Lunchbox

One dad in London has amassed a fan club at his daughter's school, thanks to the creative Post-it notes he leaves in her lunchbox.<p>Rob Biddulph said …

Artist Annalù Boeretto’s Explosive Liquid Sculptures Cast in Resin Glass | Colossal

<p>Italian artist Annaluigia Boeretto (aka Annalù) imagines a world filled with liquid, where the pages of books or the petals of flowers seem to …

Art

Museum of Modern Art Releases Free Online Archive of Every Exhibit Since 1929

Since the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) started its collection in 1929, thousands of worthwhile projects have made their way through its doors. Now, …

Swirling GIF Illusions Look Like the Universe Breathing

Get lost in a mesmerizing galactic collaboration between James R. Eads and The Glitch.<p>Is it the night sky or a couple holding each other close? It's both, if you're looking at James R. Eads' <i>Hello Helios</i>. Artist Chris McDaniel, a.k.a., The Glitch, saw the swirling illustrations and felt compelled to …

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