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“I still draw inspiration from my culture, but now I am exploring who I am, more so than where I come from." – This week’s One-to-Watch artist, Gustavo Ortiz. Read his entire interview here: http://goo.gl/H5KulE

桂林市 10 Billion on Google - thanks! Here's a new photo from 广西 Guangxi

In this video, learn why Director Thomas P. Campbell counts this tapestry among his favorite works of art: http://met.org/1mx6Tko #tapestrytuesday Designed by Bernard van Orley (Netherlandish, ca. 1492–1541/42) | The Last Supper | ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)

#ArtistoftheDay Irina Rosenfeldt http://goo.gl/BdgJhi

grain editTom Haugomat

The amazingly talented Tom Haugomat is a Paris-based illustrator with a strong sense of composition and an envious portfolio of work. Individually …

#ArtistoftheDay Lisa Carney http://goo.gl/pbkP0J

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Still not sure what to do for your mom this Mother’s Day? Treat your mom to a day filled with art, food, and events at the Met: http://met.org/1ggQXAO Mary Cassatt (American, 1844–1926) | Young Mother Sewing | 1900

Muhammad Ali Training, Ken Regan, 1974. http://t.co/FlUwMjCZMR

Stunning Visuals of Isolated Arctic Locations

Images shot by Brit artist Reuben Wu who is based in London give us some gritty images of abject desolation as he shares some surreal landscapes. An …

Paul Gustave Fischer (Denmark 1860-1934) Aftenstemning - Street in the Evening oil on canvas http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/list.php?m=a&s=tu&aid=1624 Posted by Lara

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

Atanas Matsoureff Watercolor - 35.5 x 51cm https://www.facebook.com/atanas.matsoureff Posted by Lara

Artist : Li Guijun © Posted by Humam

Modern Californian Home Features a Rooftop Garage

Built just outside of Los Angeles, the <i>Car Park House</i> by Anonymous takes a traditional home layout and literally flips it upside down. While many homes across the country feature garages adjacent or below the main structure of a residence, parking spots for occupants of this house are found above it …

Los Angeles

Artist : Marius Markowski © Posted by Humam

Every corner is a corner

Glamsquad Introduces Blowout Delivery Service

Ordering a hairstylist is now just as easy as ordering takeout.<p>With the invasion of blowout bars all over New York City, chances are you're constantly trying to squeeze in a quick hair appointment. If you've tried to master the blowout on your own, you've also probably realized that it's not as …

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Dawn Walk: Photos by Marcus Jendretzke

Civil Vacuity

<b>Civil Vacuity</b><p>In many high-rise buildings, particularly for low-income families, insufficient resources are allotted to spaces that afford the development and maintenance of social networks. Lobbies, lounges and other small-group spaces are absent or located too far from residences or in public areas that afford insufficient residential control and feelings of ownership (e.g., public lobby entrance). Women in large, high-rise housing developments report more loneliness and diminished territorial …

Mathew Brady studio portrait of Colonel Oliver O

<b>Mathew Brady studio portrait of Colonel Oliver O. Howard, a Federal officer who won the Medal of Honor for his bravery during the Battle of Seven Pines in 1862</b><p>Known as the “Christian general” because he tried to base his policy decisions on his deep religious piety, he was given charge of the Freedmen’s Bureau in mid-1865, with the mission of integrating the freed slaves into Southern society and politics during the second phase of the Reconstruction Era.<p>Howard was also a leader in promoting …