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Heng Balance Lamp

Price: $105-$115 | Buy | LinkA truly unique desktop lighting fixture, the Heng is activated when you lift its lower wooden sphere and place it in …

Meredith Frampton is the forgotten genius of British art

Many today have never heard of Meredith Frampton, a British artist who died in obscurity in 1984. Alastair Sooke explains why it’s time to introduce the world to his brilliance.<p>One day in 1980, a talented curator at the Tate gallery set out for the village of Monkton Deverill on the River Wylye in …

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Rogue Genius

<i>“He could walk down your street / And girls could not resist his stare / Pablo Picasso was never called an asshole… Well he was only5’3” /But girls</i> …

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Francis Bacon: in the studio

The British painter Francis Bacon (1909-1992) was a self-taught artist. Born in Dublin, he moved to London in 1928, where he earned his living as an interior decorator until he won almost instant notoriety with <i>Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion</i> (1944). His instinctive, visceral …

Marcel Duchamp Artwork That Has Reached The Highest Prices in Auction

Chessboard, 1946<p>The main <b>link between art and chess</b> for Marcel Duchamp is that he perceived both as types of free mental activity that required …

Minus-8 Layer Leather Watch

Enter MINUS-8, a San Francisco-based watch brand putting a spin on classic designs. Designed by ASTRO Studio, the industrial design firm behind the …

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings of Women in Sheets Celebrate the Beauty of the Female Form

Artist Serge Marshennikov‘s delicate oil portraits honour the inherent beauty of the female form. Combining hyperrealistic methods with a flair for accurately conveying the beauty of the women he paints, Marshennikov has made a name for himself in the art world. Recognized as an accomplished …

​Jackson Pollock's black period

<i>Few modern artists have been more acclaimed than Jackson Pollock, who died sixty years ago this coming August. One period of his career has tended to</i> …

The 50 Best Wallets for Men

Taco Card Wallet<p>Based in Portland, Jbird creates wallets that were designed with the minimalist in mind – all while being easy on the old pocket …

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One very talented artist will make you do a double take with her oil paintings

Few people can capture the intricacies of human skin in paint. But then there are artists like Edie Nadelhaft. This talented artist is inspired by …

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Apple TV Tray

As proud owners of Apple TVs, we can attest to the fact that should you not pay attention to where you set it, the sleek little aluminum remote is …

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Beryl Laserlight

Beryl Laserlight<p>Laserlight is an innovative bike light that combines a bright LED light and laser projection, it projects a green bike symbol onto …

How to make a Mini Lathe

DIY Wooden $5 IPad Dock / Stand

Adze From Broken Hammer Head<p>Carving a Giant Utility Knife (entirely Out of Wood)<p>Epoxy Resin Wall Art With LEDs<p>PVC Class<p>This iPad stand is a pretty …

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X-Carve machines custom 3D pieces from wood, metal or plastic

3D printing promises to be the gateway to a world where a person's ideas are literally made manifest. Draw it up on a computer, hit the print button …

The Handmade Wall Organizer Keeps Your Accessories Easily Accessible

With integrated wall shelf and docking station, the handmade wall organizer keeps your accessories easily accessible, and wooden materials allow it …

The discussions around a painting put her on her own path of looking and creating

A s a child, I would gaze at the painting hanging over our sofa in the living room and see this: a squat blue animal with a large shining eye and green downturned mouth standing in front of a bunch of bananas. At some point I mentioned what I saw to my mother, and she was surprised. “It’s an …

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Artist Uses Calligraphy Brushes to Create Breathtaking Watercolor Paintings of Birds

San Francisco-born artist Karl Martens creates beautiful paintings of birds using materials not often paired together – Japanese and Chinese calligraphy brushes with watercolor. What's most fascinating is that he paints all of his works by memory, without reference to any guide. What you'll notice …

Hyperreal Paintings Of Nature By Joel Rea

Australian artist Joel Rea creates photorealistic paintings of natural landscapes and fantastical scenes with a surreal touch. What’s especially …