Katie Batewell

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Li Keran's landscape paintings show his world[1]

A series of landscape paintings showing the renowned art master Li Keran's world were recently unveiled at the Art Museum of the Beijing Fine Arts …

Q&A: artist Cliff Eyland on his 5,000 paintings project at Halifax Central Library

(photo: courtesy Halifax Central Library)<p>When the Halifax Central Library opens its doors on Dec. 13, library-goers will have lots to see, including …

Death And Taxes | SPIN

President Trump called in to Fox & Friends Thursday morning, and treated the hosts, and by extension the country, to a spirited 30-minute rant …

Donald Trump

Citing Dubious Flora, Scholar Casts Doubt on National Gallery's Prized Leonardo Painting

New research suggests that Leonardo da Vinci’s “Virgin of the Rocks” at the National Gallery — one of the British museum’s most prized possessions — …

Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind

Most people are familiar with his many famous paintings. But the real Van Gogh, the manic genius, the tortured artist, is best understood in his …

Art As Identity Theft: Tim Burton’s Big Eyes Premieres at Art Basel Miami Beach

In director Tim Burton’s <i>Big Eyes</i>, a tiny artist’s studio is filled floor to ceiling with creepy, memorable paintings of tiny waifs with huge dark …

How The Destroyed £10 Million Monet Painting Was Restored

Recently, a 49 year-old man received a five year prison sentence for a 2012 incident in the<p>Recently, a 49 year-old man received a five year prison sentence for a 2012 incident in the National Gallery of Ireland where he punched through an oil painting worth £10 million GBP by Claude Monet. What …

The Polluted Waters of NYC’s Gowanus Canal Turned into Colorful and Abstract Art

Peer into the Gowanus Canal in New York City, and you’ll see what is widely recognized as one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United …

Marco Battaglini, Paintings. These paintings by Marco Battaglini are perhaps the best example of classical meeting modern that I know of. You can see more of the expertly painted works...

These paintings by Marco Battaglini are perhaps the best example of classical meeting modern that I know of. You can see more of the expertly painted …

The Eyes Have It: On the Harvard Art Museums

How the newly reconfigured Harvard Art Museums integrated three very different collections in a unified, forward-thinking way, allowing for intimate connections with works of art.<p>Cambridge, Mass.<p>Small-to-midsize museums are often referred to as “jewel boxes”—they mesmerize by the large number of …

Museums

The Winchester Bible: A masterpiece of Medieval art on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b><b>.-</b> Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible—a pivotal landmark of medieval …

The Collections Behind Great Artists

In 2009, the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibited <i>Walker Evans and the Picture Postcard</i>, which looked at the connection between the American …

'Exhibit B,' 'Really Useful Knowledge,' and Europe's Art Censorship

There is an uncomfortable moment in <i>Ganesh Versus the Third Reich</i> when the actors pause. The play, ostensibly about the Hindu deity travelling to …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Breathing Flower, A Giant Kinetic Sculpture of a Lotus Flower

“Breathing Flower” is a 24-foot-diameter kinetic sculpture of a lotus flower by Korean artist Choi Jeong Hwa. The inflatable petals on the sculpture …

Art

learning the words: consent

[<i>trigger warning for rape, sexual assault, and victim blaming</i>]<p><i>“Learning the Words” is a series on the words many of us didn’t have in fundamentalism</i> …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …

A 102-Year-Old Transport Ship Sprouts a Floating Forest | Colossal

<p>Homebush Bay in Sydney, Australia is home to the remnants of a ship-breaking yard that operated during the mid 20th-century. Large watercraft that …

Bell Labs creates a lensless camera that's always in focus

One day, cameras may be able to capture less data but produce images that look just as good as a traditional photo. Bell Labs is the latest to attempt such a feat, and it's doing so while eschewing another major camera standby, the lens. The laboratory has developed a single-pixel camera that only …

On the Road to Self-Betterment, Apps That Keep You on Track

Setting goals is easy. Keeping them is the hard part.<p>That’s where the newest wave of goal-keeping applications, like Lift and Alive.do, comes …

Apps

Wedding Photograph Features a Hungry T-Rex Chasing the Bridal Party

Here’s a fun wedding photo idea we’ve never seen before: dinosaur photobombing. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based wedding photographer Quinn Miller …

Miniature World Photo-Manipulations by 14-Year-Old Photographer “Fiddle Oak”

How old were you when you first started working with Photoshop? 14-year-old Natick, Massachusetts-based photographer and retoucher Zev has been at it …

Beetle Sphere, 1953 Volkswagen Beetle Compressed into a Sphere

photo by See-ming Lee<p>“Beetle Sphere” is a 1953 Volkswagen Beetle that has been compressed into a sphere nearly 6 feet in diameter. The sculpture is …

Russian Scientists Recover Well-Preserved Woolly Mammoth Blood and Tissue in Siberia

Russian scientists have announced the recovery of well-preserved woolly mammoth blood and tissue from a 10,000-year-old female carcass found on the …

Dinosaurs

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Graphic Design

See Celebrities Reimagined As Renaissance Masterpieces

Sometimes, when the light hits their chiseled features just the right way, it’s easy to see how certain celebrities could transcend traditional placement in tabloid magazines and might have inspired a timeless masterpiece hanging in a museum (sometimes less so).<p>Worth1000.com is an image …

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …