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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Surreal Paintings Blur the Line Between Fact and Fantasy

London-born artist Neil Simone creates intriguing paintings that are filled with layer upon layer of strange realities. With a surreal approach, the artist paints fragmented scenes inside of scenes to blur the distinction between fact and fantasy.<p>Viewers will find themselves exploring the paintings …

Faking a fortune: why Damien Hirst's paintings are poor imitations of art

A Florida pastor has been jailed for trying to sell fake paintings by the British artist. But why does the art world give Hirst's talentless artworks any financial value at all?<p>Wait, wait. Let me get my head around this. A man has been jailed for selling fake Damien Hirst paintings to an art …

Animated Graffiti Art: Click to See This Thing in Action!

Yes, that title is a real thing. Dubbed “GIF-iti,” these hand-painted GIFs will blow you away. Created by British street artist Insa, these murals are painstakingly planned out and hand painted over the course of several days to result in a GIF like the one you see below.<p>Each mural is painted and …

Norman Rockwell Painting 'The Rookie' Sells For $22.5 Million

Norman Rockwell's <i>The Rookie</i> has sold for $22.5 million at auction Thursday. The 1957 painting of baseball players in a locker room was sold by Christie's auction house — heady heights for a work that first appeared on a magazine that sold for 15 cents.<p><b>Update at 12:50 p.m. The Final Price</b><p>While the …

Hyper-Realistic Acrylic Body Painting by Alexa Meade

Alexa Meade thinks completely backwards. Most artists use acrylic paints to create portraits of people on canvas. But not Meade – she applies acrylic paints on her subjects and makes them appear to be a part of the painting!<p>Meade is an installation artist based in the Washington, DC area. Her …

Classic Paintings Get Hit With Today's Standard Of Beauty

This is a series of gifs of classic painting showing the original image, then a Photoshopped version with the ladies slimmed down to today's standard …

Rembrandt expert urges National Gallery to rethink demoted painting

The painting shows an old, weary man slumped in contemplation in his armchair and has spent more time in the National Gallery's storeroom than on display because it is attributed to a follower of Rembrandt rather than the artist himself.<p>But the gallery is being urged to rethink. The academic widely …

These Gorgeous Stones Were Accidentally Created From Layers of Car Paint In Old Auto Factories

At first glance, these brilliantly colorful gemstones might look like agate, a stone valued for its beauty and used in the jewelry industry. Their …

The paintings 'made better with cats'

<b>Russian artist Svetlana Petrova has become known for her online artwork of famous portraits featuring her big ginger cat Zarathustra.</b><b>Ahead of a new exhibition bringing the internet meme into a physical setting, the artist tells the BBC why she first created the artwork and how digital technology is</b> …

Makeup Wizardry: Women's Faces Painted To Look 2-D

This is '2D or not 2D', a series of faces painted by Valeriya Kutsan to look 2-D and photographed by Alexander Khokhlov. I am most impressed by …

Nissan Tests Self-Cleaning Nano-Paint Technology That Could Make Car Washes Obsolete!

What would you say if I told you there was a car that could never get dirty? That you’d never have to waste time (or money) scrubbing away the dirt …

Van Dyck campaign raises £10m to keep self-portrait in Britain

One of Britain's finest self-portraits, painted by Sir Anthony van Dyck in the last year of his life, has been saved for the nation after the Heritage Lottery Fund contributed £6,343,500 towards buying the work.<p>The award brings the Save Van Dyck campaign, led by the National Portrait Gallery and …

More Hilariously Bizarre Animated Portrait GIFs by Romain Laurent

Back in January we posted about the hilariously bizarre animated portrait GIFs that photographer Romain Laurent has been creating for his “One Loop …

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15 Hyperrealistic Street Art Portraits by MTO

MTO (short for Mateo) is a graffiti and street artist born and raised in France. Between 2006 and 2013 he lived in Berlin however his current …

Surreal Portraits Blended Into Landscape Photos

Spanish artist Antonio Mora specializes in creating dream-like self-portraits blended with landscapes and other imagery. The results are similar to …

Husband and wife artists make the BP portrait award long list

Fortunately for harmony at the breakfast table, portraits by a husband and wife have both been selected for the National Portrait Gallery's exhibition of the long-listed artists for this year's BP portrait award. It's the first time this has happened in the 25 years of the competition.<p>Henrietta …

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Mesmerizing Sculptures Evolve with Projected Light

Berlin-based artist Robert Seidel experiments with art and video to create incredibly mesmerizing installations. The artist sent us two of his most captivating installations to share. For his site-specific multimedia piece titled <i>Grapheme</i>, Seidel hangs an intricately cut abstract sculpture and …

Imagine - The Beatles - John Lennon

“Drawing Stories” with artist Travis Millard – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

The intro to these videos is so funny (I think it might be my favourite part). Travis Millard tells a story and draws while he does it. Fully …

Photorealistic Ballpoint Pen Portraits

Everett Jacob is an English illustrator who imagine huge realistic portraits he performed using only a ballpoint pen. Representative creations …

To Protect and Impress: Bugatti Veyron Joining Dubai Police Fleet

When it rains, it pours — even in the middle of the Arabian Desert. Weeks after adding Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, and Chevrolet Camaro police cars to its fleet (among other things), the Dubai Police Force plans to add an even more exclusive exotic to its ranks: the Bugatti Veyron.<p>The above …

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The Aston Martin CC100 Speedster celebrates 100 years of Aston Martin. Should Aston build it? http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5av6

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New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

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