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De Mossoul à Paris : trajectoire d’une œuvre pillée

Les gardiens ailés de Nimroud, mi-hommes mi-taureaux pensaient-ils finir leur vie de pierre dans une galerie d’art de Londres ? Ces pièces d’origine …

Why Does the World’s Leading Philosopher Remain a Catholic?

Why Does the World’s Leading Philosopher Remain a Catholic?<p>May 26, 2017 by Artur Rosman<p>Catholic triumphalism isn’t much in fashion these days (except …

Philosophy

Art and Algorithms

The future of artists, being art-algorithm-makers.<p>A few hours ago, I gave a talk to a group of artists of the Detroit region. I did not “knock” them …

A Pop of Color on the California Waterfront

SPORTS designed the winning pavilion for the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara's public art initiative<p>California's waterfront just got a serious jolt of color. A temporary installation called <i>Runaway</i> is the winning design of the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara's (MCASB) pavilion …

How I see art (4c)

<i>I finally have time to come back to my chronicle How I see Art. During the past two months, Walk the Arts has been involved in various art projects</i> …

How I see Art (2)

Artworld and “art-worlds”<p>In our Western world and for many valid reasons, more and more people are practising the visual arts. Undoubtedly we are …

Art-Spectacle-Art

To visit a major contemporary art exhibition today is like attending a series of very short spectacles comprising visually striking performances or …

Mu Boyan’s Sculptures Examine Views of Obesity

Obesity was once synonymous with wealth in China. That idea has evolved into a more Western equation of excessive weight gain to the unhealthy and …

Colombia’s ArtBo Strengthens Bid to Lead Latin American Art Fairs

Art Fairs<p>Bogotá’s art fair is not playing the Basel or Frieze game, and it seems to be working.<p>,<p>Today, the 12th edition of ArtBo, Bogotá’s …

Latin America

Kate Shaw Mixes Poured Paint, Glitter, and Ink to Create Psychedelic Landscapes

Australian artist Kate Shaw combines "paint pours", collage, glitters and inks to render psychedelic landscapes. The colorful images yield …

19 Reasons Colombians Are So In Love With Their Country

And you should be too.<p>Colombia is a country full of beauty and wonder, but that’s not news to anyone who is from there.<p>In the last decade, Colombia has left behind its dark history and began living up to its potential. If you don’t know what we’re talking about, take a look at 19 reasons why …

Walk the Arts (living through the arts)

Why our eyes are always glued on our phone to read the same things? In 2018, why can’t we push new ideas by just trying to say something different, …

How I see Art (1)

New York City and the Chickadees<p>Am I starting to have this reputation for being too critical about conventional subjects often depicted by …

Here's how an artist built a 2,000-gallon lake in an art gallery

Toronto-based artist Steve Driscoll has 25 solo exhibitions to his name, but only one that requires a pair of wellies. <i>Recovered Shores,</i> on now until …

Art Galleries

Gilles Soudry’s Latest Photographs of Smoke Formations

The haunting smoke photographs of French photographer Gilles Soudry transport us into his black and fluffy universe, where the streams of smoke take …

DeepArt Turns Your Selfies Into Works of Art Worthy of a Museum

Your Instagram selfies aren't likely to wind up in a museum (unless someone takes them and puts them in a gallery), but you can still pretend they …

Art

How a Geologist Designed the Perfect App for the Window Seat

(Photo: Raita Futo)<p>You can look out the window on the airplane and see beautiful mountains, seas, islands, rivers, and more. What are you looking at? …

Apps

This is Rome’s Largest Public Art Work Since the Sistine Chapel

A 1,800-foot-long frieze will adorn the city’s Tiber River.<p>A new project in Rome is about to open this April, and its sheer size puts even the …

Italy

Bold Contemporary-Art Scene Emerges in Saudi Arabia

Outspoken Saudi artists gain recognition at home and abroad; taboos remain, including nudity and sculptures of living beings<p>When a crane crashed into Mecca’s Grand Mosque in September, Ahmed Mater got on the first plane from Dubai back to Saudi Arabia. He went not as an aid worker or journalist but …

Saudi Arabia

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s Hanging Forest Made of 20,000 Pieces of Paper

When French designer Emmanuelle Moureaux first arrived in Tokyo, she became fully fascinated by the colors overflowing on the street. She found that …

Art

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

Shonda Rhimes

Reinventing Ourselves

We recently received a poster from Bonnie Rea, one of our artists of last October session of <i>Studio Italia,</i> announcing her upcoming lecture “Wine, …

Colombia On Verge Of Historic FARC Peace Deal – Analysis

Colombia is on the verge of concluding a historic peace deal with the left-wing rebel group FARC, in an agreement which would signal an end to the …

The Art Megacollectors Who Live in Their Own Contemporary Museum

Once a year, to coincide with the Armory Show weekend in March, megacollectors Michael and Susan Hort open the art-covered 17,000-square-foot spread …

Traveling artist paints breathtaking scenes in her Moleskine journals

American artist Missy Dunaway has found an unconventional canvas on which to creatively document her two years of travel.<p>For nine years, Dunaway has …

Digital Art

12 Famous Scientists On The Possibility Of God

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the Mysterious."<p>When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualified to …

How to Be Creative, According to Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso and Stephen King

Creativity isn’t some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess — it’s a learnable, trainable skill that can …

Creativity

Who Controls Your Mind? (Hint: It's Not Your Brain)

One of the easiest bets to win is to offer a million dollars to anyone who can accurately predict their next thought. It would be foolhardy to accept such a bet. As we all experience every day -- and yet rarely notice -- our thoughts are unpredictable and spontaneous. They come and go at will, and …