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Banksy’s Rumored Sinister Theme Park, ‘Dismaland’, To Open Soon

Image via Francis Clarke<p><b>Famous street artist</b> Banksy has been allegedly constructing a massive pop-up theme park at the Weston-super-Mare resort in …

5 Great American Cities Everyone Should Be Visiting

America is commonly known as the "land of opportunity", and her states are filled with incredible cities that everyone should take the opportunity to visit. A few of the must-visit cities are global icons, fashion capitals and a movie lover's paradise, but plenty of great American cities are …

Univision is pulling the plug on the madcap 'Sábado Gigante'

Saturdays are about to be a lot less giant.<p>"Sábado Gigante," the Spanish-language TV staple that brought millions of Latino families together with its madcap contests and cheesy sketch comedy bits, will end its record 53-year run Sept. 19, Univision announced Friday.<p>For many Latino immigrants and …

This museum wants you to touch the art and take lots of pictures

It figures that the city known for generating the most Instagram selfles would open a museum to attract selfie shooters.<p>Art in Island, an interactive art museum in a suburban Manila, Philippines, has installations designed for visitors to incorporate themselves into master 3-D copies of some …

This Interactive Exhibition of Endangered Species is Amazing

With more natural habitats being exploited for their resources on our planet, many species are in danger of extinction. To draw attention to this issue, designer Bryan James crafted a gorgeous interactive exhibition of 30 fascinating animals facing extinction, using morphing polygons.<p>In Pieces …

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Beautiful 3D Illustrations Breathe New Life into Discarded Books

Using a lot of glue sticks, an X-Acto knife, watercolor paints, and a whole lot of love, illustrator Isobelle Ouzman gives discarded books a new life. From the outside, they might look like your average texts. Just past the hardcover, however, is an incredible mix of drawing, painting, and paper …

7 of the weirdest sculpture parks in the world

When most people think of sculptures, classics like Rodin’s The Thinker or Michelangelo’s David come to mind, not gigantic hands or underwater goddesses.<p>We’ve collected a list of parks across the globe that are home to some of the strangest, most off-the-wall sculptures you can imagine. From Man …

Artist Christoph Niemann Creates Playful Drawings That Interact With Art at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City

During a recent visit to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, artist Christoph Niemann (previously) created a series of drawings that playfully …

10 great cartoonists you need to know: Celebrating International Women’s Day

Comics is producing an unfeasible amount of good to superb work currently, the volume of which makes it impossible for even the most ardent …

Mark Oliver Illustrations

Selected poster illustrations by Mark Oliver.<p>Mark Oliver is a full time, professional artist and award winning illustrator based in Worthing, United …

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Man Covers Himself with Mentos, Jumps into Bath of Coke

While developing his vaccine for polio, Dr. Jonas Salk bravely injected himself with an early prototype. He survived and eventually gave to humanity …

A Hanging Ocean of Light Emerges in Mexico

Squidsoup creates an immersive installation using over 8,000 interactive light bulbs.<p><b>A version of this article originally appeared on The Creators Project Mexico.</b><p>Design and new media arts collective Squidsoup are perhaps best known for their immersive light installations, including <i>Scapes,</i> which …

2015 Sundance Film Festival Preview: Kurt Cobain, James Franco, and A Scientology Exposé

WATCH THIS!<p>Last year's big hit was "Whiplash," so which buzz movies will premiere at this year's Sundance?<p>01.22.15 5:45 AM ET<p>Sundance Film Festival

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Rare Shark That Inspired Sea Monster Myths Is Caught

Frilled sharks are rarely seen denizens of the deep that resemble their dinosaur-era ancestors.<p>With its gaping, tooth-filled mouth and its slender, eel-like body, it’s not hard to see why scientists think the frilled shark may have inspired ancient tales of sea monsters. Looking like something out …

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The Art of the Handcrafted Ukulele

They call it <i>"Twitch."</i><p>It's named for a beloved cat left behind long ago in Richmond, Va., before a seminal move to the West Coast.<p>It's an intricately constructed, handmade ukulele, painted exquisitely in a style that defies definition.<p><i>"Twitch," by Amy Crehore and Lou Reimuller</i><p>Years in the making, …

A 17-year-old artist drew the best doodles we've ever seen

Doodling is typically a mindless activity that helps pass the time — but not for everyone. Kristián Mensa is a 17-year-old artist from Czech …

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Portraits Of Jerry Seinfeld, Miley Cyrus, And Lil B Made From Emoji

A few weeks ago we wrote about a new online app, emoji.ink, that lets you draw with any combination of the 722 emoji available on iOS. As we predicted, it didn’t take long for Internet art kids to get a hold of the tool and have some fun. Rapper and net artist Yung Jake, who in the past has written …

Minimalist Poster Series Depicts the Serious Symptoms of Depression with Geometric Designs

In this eye-opening poster series, Nick Barclay depicts the effects of depression with simple geometric designs and solid colors. The six powerful posters highlight individual symptoms of the often-misidentified and often wrongly treated mental illnesses. Barclay tackles the abstract concepts of …

GIF-iti artist takes mindblowing street art to next level

INSA, the innovative GIF-iti artist who has already blown our tiny minds with pieces painted on street walls and converted into animated GIFs, has …

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3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

John Edmark, an inventor/designer/artist that teaches design at Stanford, has created a series of 3D printed “Fibonacci Zoetrope” sculptures that …

Artist Makes Use of the Human Body to Create Jaw-Dropping Animal Paintings

It’s truly a thing of wonder how artists come up with their own different methods of expressing their unique creativity. For example, American artist …

Every Week I Photograph Cats At The Largest No-kill Cat Sanctuary In California (700+ Cats)

The Cat House on the Kings is the largest no-kill, no-cage cat sanctuary in California, housing over 700+ cats on a 12 acre property right alongside …

Beautifully Surreal Storm Paintings by Joel Rea

Is man battling nature or himself? In these fascinating new paintings by artist Joel Rea, we see man and a tiger going one-on-one with the fury of nature. Using oil on canvas, Rea makes his paintings come alive by showing waves furiously crashing and rocks shockingly crumbling. One has to wonder …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

Andy Warhol and The Factory

80<p>SHARES<p>Avant-garde artist Andy Warhol is known for his creative flair, and for turning every day objects—like the Campbell's soup can—into pop …

Exhibition: ‘Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor’ at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York

Exhibition dates: 4th October 2014 – 18th January 2015<p><b>Contemporary Galleries and The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, second floor</b><p>For you …

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

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Mathematical precision meets natural beauty in 3D printed sculptures

Jan 14, 2015 | By Kira<p>Pier 9 Artist-in-Residence <b>John Edmark</b> has created stunning Fibonacci <b>Zoetrope</b> sculptures using nature’s very own ‘golden angle’ …

The amazing fruit and veg art of Amber Locke - Telegraph

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Pope Francis on climate change: “It is man who continuously slaps down nature”

The Pope is going to bat for climate action<p>Climate change is definitely happening, and human activity is mostly to blame, Pope Francis said Thursday, endorsing the consensus of the overwhelming majority of scientists.<p>“I don’t know if it is all [man’s fault] but the majority is, for the most part, …