Art

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Artist's massive birds to nest on Broadway

Sculptures represent NYC birds threatened by climate change.<p>The artist's dog, Vito, poses by the in-progress American bittern sculpture, one of 12 …

10 stunning photos to inspire your next adventure

People: First Place<p>"For a long time, I have been fascinated by the ancient Mongolian method of hunting with Golden Eagles. In early 2018, I followed …

Beauty of the Milky Way captured in a crystal ball

The magical properties ascribed crystal balls may be nothing more than the stuff of legend, but we're going to go ahead and call astronomer Juan …

Airport art is taking off around the world

More airports are offering art installations to help travelers de-stress.<p>If you've ever walked through Mineta San Jose International Airport, you may …

These sculptures stretch like an accordion

Felix Semper uses paper to carve sculptures that move like a Slinky.<p>Sculptures are one of the oldest forms of art, dating back to ancient times when …

Sculpture

Fluorescent photography elevates flowers to fantastical

Whether planted in a garden or arranged in a bouquet, flowers please the eye. And while some varieties are more colorful than others, photographer …

Art Galleries

Check out the winners for the annual Smithsonian photo contest

The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, is recognized around the world for its dedication to the arts and …

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Meet the 'weird guy' at the dog park who paints everyone's furry friends

Freelance illustrator and cartoonist Mike Bennett usually focuses on pop culture and media fan art. Browse his portfolio and you'll see lots of "Star …

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Artist Spends Hours Arranging Natural Objects Into Stunning Mandalas, Leaves Them For You To Find

Nature is beautiful as it is, but James Brunt is constantly finding new ways to make it look even more appealing. James creates artworks using …

You probably had no idea that there are secret images hidden in these 14 famous works of art

<b>Many of the most famous paintings in the world are hundreds of years old.</b><p><b>Even after all of this time, modern technology is helping us discover</b> …

Origami artist takes cranes to a whole new level

There's folding paper, then there's these incredible, tiny works of art.<p>Origami has been around for centuries and is hugely popular in many Asian …

Small worlds loom large in Nikon's photomicrography contest

The winners of annual competition will make you wish you'd paid more attention in science class.<p>If you're asking yourself what a photomicrograph is, …

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This bloody masterpiece could change everything we know about Ancient Greek art

At first, it was hard to see the masterpiece for all the marbles.<p>After all, when researchers from the University of Cincinnati dug up what would …

Artist Carves Portraits Of Famous Pop Culture Characters And The Result Is Incredible

Halloween is coming and those people who are really into celebrating this holiday for sure started thinking how to impress everyone with their …

This is What Happens When You Give Thousands of Stickers to Thousands of Kids | Colossal

<p>This December, in a surprisingly simple yet ridiculously amazing installation for the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, artist Yayoi Kusama …

Artist Uses Up To 20,000 Screws To Create Impressive Portraits, Absolutely Nails Them

Half painting, half sculpture, a study of balance, chaos and harmony. This is <i>Descent,</i> artist Bruce Mackley’s stunning piece, an industrial mosaic of …

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The undiscovered secrets in famous works of art

Behind the inspiration of great artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Van Gogh or Pablo Picasso can be hidden subliminal messages and details that …

How art is displayed affects how our brain processes it

One museum combines neuroscience with aesthetics to improve the visitor experience.<p>As a member of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, I was able …

41 Photos From the World Bodypainting Festival That'll Blow Your Mind

Just when we thought July 29 (aka National Lipstick Day) couldn't get any better, the World Bodypainting Festival happened.<p>During the event, …

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This is art for your nose

Installation in Norway captures the unique smells of 6 cities.<p>Every city has its own distinctive smell.<p>One of my hometown’s greatest — and most …

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Garage yields lost Jackson Pollock treasure

One of the artist's missing gouaches may net more than $15 million.<p>When auction appraiser Josh Levine set out to catalog the estate of a local …

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This is your brain on art

'Self Reflected,' a light-animated art exhibit, shows the beauty of information flowing through your brain.<p>"This is what consciousness looks like," …