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Abstract Cityscapes Made of Reclaimed Wood Symbolize an Ever-Changing Urban Landscape

Philadelphia-based artist James McNabb captures the essence of urban architecture through his sculptural wood art. Often, his abstract designs take the form of large circles and other geometric shapes that are composed of many elongated elements resembling narrow skyscrapers. The collections of …

Art

‘I'd be crushed if this was gone before anyone got to see it': Rone's Omega House – in pictures

In the most extensive piece of art he has created in one space, internationally renowned Melbourne street artist Rone has taken over the inside of a crumbling old house in Alphington – the last remaining home on a development site that’s set to become an entire new suburb in ever-changing Melbourne.<p>…

Dining Rooms

David Newell-Smith: the art of the newspaper photographer

Photojournalist David Newell-Smith, who has died at the age of 80, joined the staff of the Observer in 1964. For two decades, his work graced the pages of the paper and its magazine. Here is a small selection from the files housed in the GNM Archive.<p>• Read a tribute to David Newell-Smith by Greg …

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How Artsy finally convinced galleries to sell art online

How Artsy finally convinced galleries to sell fine art online<p>For 13 years, the Mike Weiss Gallery was a thriving member of the Chelsea art world, hosting over 100 exhibitions and participating in local group shows. But in October of last year, Weiss and his wife Virginia Martinsen decided to …

50,000 Lights Turn a Giant Japanese Forest into a Glowing Wonderland

A digital waterfall, interactive lily pond, and illuminated cherry blossoms are coming to the Japanese countryside in an ambitious new project from teamLab.<p>A massive park in rural Japan will host six stunning light installations by digital art collective teamLab, transforming trees, lakes, and …

Young Mexican Artist Creates Stunning Ball-Point Pen Drawings

Most artists take decades to master their tools, but at 23 years of age, Alfredo Chamal is already one of the world’s best ball-point pen artists in …

Surreal Pencil Drawings Look Like How Repressing Your Emotions Feels

The vertigo of an MC Escher drawing meets the human body in Miles Johnston's evocative art.<p>Repressed inner thoughts seem to explode from the bodies Swedish illustrator and Swedish Academy of Realist Art teacher Miles Johnston draws in the dysmorphic portraits he posts to his Instagram account. …

New Classical Paintings Reimagined as Part of Modern-Day Italian Life by Alexey Kondakov | Colossal

<p>For his latest works in the ongoing series <i>Art History in Contemporary Life,</i> Ukrainian artist and designer Alexey Kondakov (previously here and here) …

Enjoy the Silence in Kelsey Beckett's Intimate Illustrated Portraits

Illustrator Kelsey Beckett’s new ‘Murmuration’ exhibition explores how the natural world can express feelings of solitude and intimacy.<p>The serene and wistful portraits in Detroit-based artist Kelsey Beckett’s <i>Murmuration</i> exhibition explore the emotional intricacies that characterize moments of …

Anatomical Sculptures by Claude-Olivier Guay Transform to Reveal Intricate Wire Creatures | Colossal

<p>At the outset, these sculptures by artist Claude-Olivier Guay appear like a jumble of wire and feathers folded into a heap, but each hides a …

Researchers design sensors that can detect single protein molecules

Carbon nanotubes promise to lead to some exciting new breakthroughs in computing, but researchers at MIT are now putting them to use in medicine and chemical engineering as well. According to a new paper published in the journal <i>Nature Nanotechnology</i>, MIT engineers have modified carbon nanotubes to …

A 3D bioprinter that prints fully functional human skin

Skin-producing bioprinter (credit: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)A prototype 3D bioprinter that can create totally functional human skin has been …

3D Printing

44 new and notable (and 7 WTF) Android games from the last 3 weeks (1/3/17 - 1/24/17)

Article Contents<p>1 Games<p>1.1 Towaga<br>• 1.2 Mysterium: The Board Game<br>• 1.3 SWORD ART ONLINE:Memory Defrag<br>• 1.4 Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links<br>• 1.5 Star Wars™: Force …

Black Hole Information Paradox: Experiments Using Plasma ‘Mirrors’ Could Reveal If Black Holes Really Destroy Information

The universe as we know it is governed by the laws of causal determinism — causes precede effects and not the other way around. If one knows all the …

Adrift in a dreamworld – the genius of Michael Andrews makes us doubt our own eyes

He left behind 1950s Soho to spraypaint wondrous landscapes full of rocks, shadows and mystery. This show finally captures the brilliance of Michael Andrews<p>In his painting The Colony Room I, Michael Andrews pays homage to two giants of British art. You can’t miss them. One is a short, orange-haired …

Art

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Biology

Researchers genetically engineer Salmonella to eat brain tumors

Salmonella has earned its bad reputation. It is responsible for more than a million cases of food poisoning every year, of which nearly 400 people die. But a team of researchers from Duke University have recently engineered the bacteria to not attack the human gastrointestinal tract, but rather the …

Europe thought it had a monopoly on artistic genius. Hokusai proved it wrong

Japanese artists’ style was admired by Europe’s 19th-century avant-garde, but these prints and drawings reveal the inspired individuality they overlooked<p>In Jeff Wall’s 1993 photograph A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Hokusai), a disparate group of people are caught in a wild breeze. They seem liberated …

Art

Mysterious 'Silkhenge spider' is a master architect

Unidentified species from South America crafts an intricate circular fence with a central tower to protect its young.<p>A little over three years ago, …

These Underwater Sculptures Are a Window into a New Frontier for Art

You literally need scuba gear to explore Doug Aitken's geometric artwork off the coast of California.<p>It’s rare to feel a sense of accomplishment upon leaving an art exhibition, but then again, most gallery shows are on dry land. Multidisciplinary artist Doug Aitken, in collaboration with the Museum …

Art

The amazing, endless battle between rural Eastern European partisan fighters, demons, mecha, and werewolves

Jakub "Mr Werewolf" Rozalski is a prolific Polish painter whose longrunning series of painters depict rural Eastern European folk fighting against …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science | Inc.com

The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. In your personal life, it can mean winning over a partner, well-behaved children who do as …

Psychology

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Streetwear Illustrations Dive into a Dystopian World of Demon Hunters

Hip hop, cyberpunk, and anime meet in the illustrations of Argentian artist Mau Lencinas, a.k.a., 199hates.<p>A mashup of traditional Japanese ghost symbology, hip-hop retro-futurism, and urban street couture finds its way in the illustrations of 199hates. The Argentina-based visual artist, a.k.a., …

Artist Spray Paints Colorful Tiles on Floors of Abandoned Buildings

Spanish artist Javier de Riba looked to his heritage as inspiration for his new series <i>Floors.</i> Born in Barcelona, de Riba drew on his Catalan roots—specifically the brightly patterned tile floors found in traditional Catalan homes—and twisted them into something unexpected. Using stencils and paint, …

In Pencil and Ink, an Engineer Runs Wild | Monday Insta Illustrator

Pavel Nazim lampoons social media and Russian politics in intricate monochromatic drawings.<p>A hand holding a pencil sits atop an ankle, appearing as an appendage-only life form. A carrier pigeon takes off its mask to reveal the face of a man. Pavel Nazim, an alumnus of St. Petersburg's Higher School …

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

With Neuroscience Comes Art

Two subjects that you wouldn’t automatically imagine to come hand in hand, but work quite well nonetheless are neuroscience and art. The Queensland …

This dad uses Photoshop to turn his son into a giant that toys with famous landmarks in awesomely surreal scenarios

Adrian Sommeling is a photographer, graphic designer, and artist based in the Netherlands.<p>He started out drawing and painting with his mother, also …