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Alejandro Iñárritu’s VR installation is an emotional, harrowing border encounter

The director of Birdman creates a harrowing trek across the US-Mexico border<p>When <i>Birdman</i> director Alejandro González Iñárritu premiered his new virtual reality installation piece <i>Carne y Arena</i> at the Cannes Film Festival this year, it was celebrated as a new high-water mark for the medium. Created in …

Virtual Reality

7 Colorful Masterpieces That Define the Pop Art Movement

Since making its colorful debut in the 1950s, Pop Art has remained a prominent artistic movement. Thanks to the innovations of well-known masters like Andy Warhol, David Hockey, and Keith Haring, the one-of-a-kind genre marked the end of modernism and celebrated the onset of contemporary art.<p>Key …

For China's censors, livestreaming is a huge headache

In a show of strength, in anticipation of a huge political event, China is cracking down hard on the one thing it hasn't been able to control — …

Internet

用冷泡茶单挑夏天!

好热啊,感觉要被晒化了。<p>出门几分钟就流汗不止的日子,企鹅君只想跟空调结婚:)<p>空调在哪儿我在哪儿<p>难熬的下午,心情烦闷至极,不吃/喝点冰的降降温简直没法继续工作!捧起手机点外卖,冰咖啡、冰奶茶、布丁芋圆烧仙草......鹅感觉自己又胖了。😭<p>直到最近几天,福利特别好,茶组同事每天准时给大家投喂一壶好喝的<b>"冷泡茶”</b>。(什么是冷泡?听鹅慢慢给你种草)<p>茶汤<b>甘甜清冽</b>,像山间一汪泉水汩汩注入身体,整个人瞬间凉爽了!<p>▲咕嘟咕嘟,一口气能喝一大杯!<p><b>什么是冷泡?</b><p>哔,冷水长时间浸泡咖啡粉/茶叶来萃取的方式就叫“冷泡”。<p>一到夏天,越来越多咖啡馆出售冷泡咖啡(Cold Brew),新式奶茶铺也喜欢冷泡茶叶获得鲜甜的茶底 …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2016

The winners have been announced in the 4th edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of action and adventure sports in one of 10 categories, including Energy, Playground, Sequence, and Enhance (where digital …

British Columbia

25 Brilliant Quotes About Art From Famous Artists and Great Creative Minds

Many people turn to the portfolios of prolific artists, writers, and other creatives when seeking artistic inspiration. In addition to their powerful bodies of work, however, it is also worth listening to the words spoken, written, and shared by these influential figures. Many creatives offer …

Art

The Extraordinary Life: Lynsey Addario’s “It’s What I Do”

Let me begin with a story about something else.<p>I live in western Minnesota, at the border of North Dakota, where the winters are hard, cold, windy and sometimes lethal. Small things often go missing. A few years ago, in May, as winter was ending, I discovered a surprise. As the snow melted away …

Books

Incredible Street Murals Around the World You Have to See

Your city is a canvas. Whether you choose to use it as such -- whether you’re part of the paint, or just part of the fabric -- depends on whether you …

Self-Taught Painter Sculpts Monumental Portraits With Oil Paint

Vanessa Prager learned about art online—and turned it into a dynamic art practice.<p><i>In the late 19th century, Southern California attracted misfits, idealists, and entrepreneurs with few ties to anyone or anything. Swamis, spiritualists, and other self-proclaimed religious authorities quickly made</i> …

Art

A 'Master of None' Guide to Italy

Traveler sat down with 'Master of None' co-creator Alan Yang to hear all about filming (and eating) in Italy.<p>Emmy and Peabody award-winning <i>Master of None</i> is back on Netflix May 12, and the show has taken its act on the road. In season one Aziz Ansar's Dev and friends ambled around downtown …

Italy

The 6 Best Italian Road Trips

With its lush countryside, plunging coastlines, snow-capped peaks, and glittering lakes, Italy offers epic driving experiences for every kind of traveler. Here, we’ve put together our favorite Italian road trip itineraries—including where to stop, where to stay, and what you’ll see along the …

Italy

20+ Places to Find Spectacular Public Art Around the U.S.

You don’t have to trek to a museum to see great art—often, you can find it outdoors. Public art allows everyone to experience the thrill of creative expression. From playful sculptures that interact with the environment to colorful mosaic staircases, these incredible displays brighten our world at …

Art

12 Contemporary Artists Tell Us What it Takes to Make a Great Piece of Art

What does it take to make a great piece of art? This seemingly simple, yet deeply complex, question has been debated throughout the history of art. Who decides what is “good” art and what is “bad” art? While many look to art critics and curators for answers, we decided to turn to a wide variety of …

Puerto Rico

How graffiti became a global art movement

According to Roger Gastman, the curator, producer and director behind the book and film <i>Wall Writers: Graffiti In Its Innocence</i>, graffiti first started showing up in the summer of 1967 in the cities of New York and Philadelphia.<p>Overnight, it seemed, writing appeared on walls, doors, pavements, …

Simply Paying Attention With Alec Soth

<i>“I don’t think it is healthy for a photographer to altogether run away from clichés—just as I don’t think it is wise for any kind of artist to try and do something entirely new. We are all working within a language and tradition. To avoid that language is to speak gibberish. The best thing is to</i> …

Street Photography

La Fabrique d’Exils

<i>“I needed to know that nothing was waiting for me anywhere; that where I needed to be was precisely where I was at that moment. If I found there was nothing more to photograph, I knew it was time to move on.”</i><p>—Josef Koudelka<p>In 1978, the legendary Director of Photography at MoMA, John Szarkowski, …

Street Photography

Farmed

The roots of photographer Paul Hart’s new book <i>Farmed</i> are firmly entrenched in rich, fertile soil. Intellectually, the first lines we read are part of a quote from Henry David Thoreau’s <i>Walden</i>—a seminal text which, for 150+ years, has grounded the still-unfinished process of drawing us back into a …

Henry David Thoreau

It's True, Hot Baths Burn Calories

Why calorie counting is almost useless and often misleading<p>“A new study says taking a hot bath burns as many calories as a 30-minute walk.”<p>That popped up in a tweet from <i>Time</i> on Tuesday night. It referred to a small investigation into the physiologic effects of heat exposure.<p>The responses on social …

Nutrition

The Picture That Changed My Life: Interview with David Hurn

<i>David Hurn has been an important figure in the British (and international) photographic community for decades. Alongside a successful and widely-published career as a photographer, Hurn also set up the highly renowned School of Documentary Photography in Newport, Wales. In 1989, he left the program</i> …

Street Photography

Why the North Pond Hermit Hid From People for 27 Years

Christopher Knight did not have a conversation with another person for almost three decades—but he committed roughly a thousand burglaries.<p>In 1986, 20-year-old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. Living in a tent in impenetrable forest, …

Kahlil Gibran’s ‘On Pain’ Explains the Necessity of Heartbreak

I return to Kahlil Gibran’s <i>The Prophet</i> in every season of my life. Maybe it’s because, as a Lebanese person, my father handed me Gibran’s best-known body of work before I was even old enough to grasp its philosophy. But I love the thin book of poetry because it’s organized by subject, meant to …

Pain

Does Every Person See Their Own Rainbow?

A popular pair of glasses can help some colorblind people perceive colors better—but how the brain ultimately processes color might be personal.<p>Last year, Jason Allmon received a Father’s Day gift that went well beyond the hackneyed tie or mug; he got something that changed the way he saw the …

Color Blindness

Artist Creates Giant Murals and Destroys Them Himself Before Anyone Else Does

Continuing down the path he started with <i>Empty</i>, Australian street artist Rone is back with a new series of impressive murals in an abandoned factory just outside of Melbourne. <i>The Alpha Project</i>, in which Rone painted large-scale female portraits in an old paper mill set for demolition, pushes him …

Streetwear

Your Hot Hands Can Give Away Your Smartphone PIN

Thermal images reveal what parts of the screen were tapped, even after it’s left untouched for 30 seconds.<p>If you were protecting your smartphone passcode from someone lurking over your shoulder, or from unseen security cameras, you might cover the screen as you tap in the PIN’s four or six digits. …

Research

Hometowns: Understanding Our Artistic Roots

<i>It is very difficult to know people…for men and women are not only themselves; they are also the region in which they are born, the apartment or the farm in which they learnt to walk, the games they played as children, the old wives’ tales they overheard, the food they ate, the schools they</i> …

Street Photography

The Photographic Inspirations Behind Moonlight, 2016’s Best Picture

One of the founding myths in the history of cinema (and it <i>is</i> likely a myth) centers on the screening of a 50-second, black-and-white silent film made by the Lumière Brothers showing the arrival of a train at a station. When the film was first shown, in the 1890s, this seemingly banal scene was …

Cinematography

Fleeting Truths: Thoughts on Portrait Photography

<i>Phillip Prodger is one of the leading curators of portrait photography in the world. Since 2014, he has been Head of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery in London, and in 2016, he put on the blockbuster show ”William Eggleston Portraits.”</i><p><i>LensCulture is delighted that he has agreed to be a</i> …

National Portrait Gallery

Rolling Stone to Christopher Street: 30 Years of Portraits

Renowned portrait photographer Mark Seliger has shot countless public figures (Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama, Cindy Sherman) and celebrities (Will Ferrell, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Emma Stone) over his long career, which spans more than three decades. Appointed <i>Rolling Stone</i>’s chief photographer in …

David Bowie

Polarity

Photography has long been celebrated for its ability to preserve some of life’s most ephemeral subjects: youth, memory and time. The sensation of wanting to preserve our loved ones—wanting to cling onto moments of health, happiness and love, all of which will inevitably decay or fade away, forever …

Mental Health