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“Mountains, Heaps and Blenders full of Bodies by Disturbing Contemporary Artist Makoto AidaAida certainly deserves the bad-boy image he’s gained over the years, but hardly because...

Aida certainly deserves the bad-boy image he’s gained over the years, but hardly because he’s a slacker. His works are larger-than-life, and it often …

Tokujin Yoshioka’s Tornado: 2 Million Straws

Tokujin Yoshioka’s first solo-exhibition in Kyushu features “Tornado”, an installation created using more than 2 million transparent straws, which …

Weather

Project Astoria: Retro-futuristic scenes of an attempt to colonise another planet

Los Angeles-based photographer and multimedia artist Todd Baxter is the mastermind behind this series of images, entitled Project Astoria, which …

Art

These world-acclaimed African artists make a whole new magic from the continent's junk

THE transformative use of found or discarded objects into art has surged in contemporary African art galleries.

From the types of waste used to the …

Art

Gerhard Richter and Arvo Pärt, Whitworth Art Gallery, review: 'powerful '

The combined works of the German artist and Estonian composer is remarkable, says Alastair Sooke

Anyone who doubts that contemporary art now fills a religion-shaped hole in the soul of society should consider the Manchester International Festival, where the centrepiece of this year’s visual-arts …

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Rob Pruitt

Rob PruittWork from “Multiple Personalities” at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York.“Over the past 25 years, artist Rob Pruitt has made a 16-foot long …

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Trevor Paglen

Trevor PaglenWork from Nonfunctional Satellites.Developed in collaboration with aerospace engineers, the nonfunctional satellites are space-worthy …

Sculpture

Xavier Cha

Xavier ChaImages and video from “Body Drama” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.“New York–based artist Xavier Cha incorporates video and …

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Everything is Collective

E.I.C Press is proud to announce the release of Deliberate Operations No. 3 [Full Empty].

In the third installment of the Deliberate Operations series, …

Cult Classic

Peles Empire

Works from Duo at Wentrup, Berlin

The source of Peles Empire’s artistic practice is connected with the provenance of its name in the Carpathian …

Architecture

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Best of 2013: Meticulously Constructed Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki

Originally published on February 26th, 2013: From delicately carving rolls of tape into detailed landscapes to building towers out of loose towel …

Sculpture

Phillip Toledano’s “Hope & Fear”

British photographer, Phillip Toledano examines and visualized the fears of Western civilization in his series “Hope & Fear.” The costumes that were …

Photographers

Human Head Helmets

Dubai based Jyo John Mulloor, having worked as a graphic artist and retoucher specialist for companies such Hyundai, Nissan, Morris Grage, Goodyear, …

Goggles

Mark Heine

A beautiful series of paintings by Victoria, British Columbia based artist Mark Heine entitled “Sirens.” To accompany these paintings Mark wrote an …

Western Canada

19 Pieces Of Athens Graffiti That Perfectly Sum Up The Attitude Of Young Greeks

The neighborhood of Exarcheia is different. That’s what several people told me when I first arrived in Athens. I knew that this neighborhood is Greece’s anarchist stronghold, a kind of ‘80s Berlin Kreuzberg in Athens.

In this place you’ll find anarchists, foreigners, families, students, …

Art

In Athens, Austerity Makes Contemporary Art Palatable

Austerity measures have been bad for Greeks, but good for tourism, which shot up 28.8 percent in the first three months of this year compared with the same period in 2014. Another beneficiary? Artists. Rent for studio space is significantly cheaper than in other European capitals, and the political …

Art

Cesar Zambelli

“My art springs from my desire to have things in the world which would otherwise never be there.” -Carl AndreGallery

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Duane Hanson's Hyperrealistic Sculptures Challenge The Meaning Of 'Average American'

“What really lingers with us [...] is their mood of stoicism; or perhaps not their stoicism, but their indifference, or even their resignation -- rather than their energy, their resilience or even their sense of fight,” writes JJ Charlesworth on the new Duane Hanson show at London's Serpentine …

The Arts

Flash forward: the rising stars of British photography – in pictures

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Tintype Portraits Of Genderqueer Individuals Are The Nude Artworks Of Our Future (NSFW)

Upon first glance, Robyn Hasty's glass-plate portraits seem like they could have been generated alongside those of 19th-century photo giants like Julia Margaret Cameron or Nadar. The images, crafted with wet-plate collodion tintype and ambrotype developing processes, depict nude subjects meeting …

Tintype

Meet the UK’s fresh photography talents

Fresh Faced + Wild Eyed offers the country’s up-and-coming names an invaluable platform – preview photograpy’s next-gen as the show kicks off this week

Now in its eighth year, FreshFaced + WildEyed has become the go-to exhibition to discover the UK’s best up-and-coming photographers. Held annually …

This is Not the Way to Disneyland

Exciting new work by Canadian painter, Andrew Salgado. This is Not the Way to Disneyland debuts June 15th at Volta 11, Art Basel. Check out more …

Disneyland

Bone Structure – Les étranges manipulations organiques de Can Pekdemir

Une série de portraits étranges et surréalistes du designer Can Pekdemir, qui manipule et déforme les os de ses modèles afin de créer des …

Video of the Day: Wes Anderson’s The Shining aka The Grand Overlook Hotel

The Grand Overlook Hotel was born when director Steven Ramsden noticed many similarities in the way Wes Anderson and Stanley Kubrick frame their …

Wes Anderson

Todd St. John

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A Rare Super-8 Silent Film by Guy Bourdin

Guy Bourdin was a painter and legendary fashion photographer whose style has been pervasively appropriated in pop culture. Mentored by Man Ray, he …

Fashion in Film

Kip Omolade

Photorealistic paintings by New York based artist Kip Omolade.View the whole post: Kip Omolade over on BOOOOOOOM!.

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