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Why finding Nazi-looted art is ‘a question of justice’

Next Thursday, Sotheby’s will auction a 356-year-old painting that once hung in the Munich residence of Adolf Hitler.<p>“An Officer Paying Court to a …

Why should art history only be for adults?

<i>Lucy Davies talks to Michael Morpurgo and Antony Penrose about their books on Cézanne and Miró – written with children in mind</i><p>Antony Penrose was two when his parents, the British surrealist Roland Penrose and the American photographer Lee Miller, moved to Farley Farm in East Sussex, in 1949.<p>The …

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How art treasures reveal the story of the Celts

<b>A major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is seeking to unravel the complex story of the different groups who have been given the name Celts, through the extraordinary art objects they made and used.</b><p>Celts is a word with many meanings, constantly changing through time.<p>About 2,500 years …

6 Hair Commandments Every French Girl Swears By

When a woman heads to a bar for a blowout instead of a glass of Burgundy, rest assured, she is <i>not</i> French. Here are the six hair commandments French women always live by.<p><b>Press your coffee—not your hair.</b> "French women don't use straightening irons," says Paris hairstylist David Mallett. "Their ideal …

15 Facts About Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party

<i>Luncheon of the Boating Party</i> is one of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's most famous works. It's also one of the most well-known depictions of an alfresco …

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Makeup Artist Uses Hijab to Creatively Transform Herself into Disney Princesses

Malaysian makeup artist Saraswati (aka Queen of Luna) aims to establish that anyone can become a Disney princess, even if they wear a hijab. The creative young woman has transformed herself into just about every Disney princess on the roster, including Elsa, Jasmine, Mulan, and Pocahontas. The …

Hairstylist Creates Hair Dyeing Masterpieces Inspired by Classic Fine Art Paintings

For the past year, people have turned to their own hair as a canvas for their artistic interpretations of the world around them, finding a range of inspiration from baked goods to childhood tales of mythical creatures to the entire universe. Hairstylist Ursula Goff has certainly experimented with …

Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne’s Watercolours of Rome review – fantastically overdue

Francis Towne is a revelation, and his watercolours capture revelations – his first sight of Rome across the hills, of glowing Italian skies, of the day’s heat held in the branches of evening trees as the dome of St Peter’s turns fiery in the sunset. Everything he painted has this quality of …

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Meet the Indiana Jones of Stolen Art

At the center of art world drama between the Netherlands and Ukraine, you'll find art historian Arthur Brand.<p>On a warm August day in 2015, Dr. Arthur Brand is in an office building not far from the Dutch embassy in the Ukraine capital of Kiev. Standing, Brand is a cool 6’3, topped with …

Meet The Artist Who Paints the Stock Market

Artist Sarah Meyohas is a market mover—literally.<p>In her first solo show, “Stock Performance,” which opened Jan. 8 at New York City’s 303 Gallery, …

17 Snow Boots You'll Actually *Want* to Wear This Winter

Bye bye, obligatory duck boots!<p>Much like the puffer jacket, the term "snow boot" can be shudder-inducing style-wise, which is why you'll see so many fashionable women riding it out with some unlined rain boot in the snow. We *know* that you can find a winter boot that can do both, though, which is …

13 Beauty Trends to Look Forward to in 2016

Heavy contouring is out, y'all.<p>Contouring had a huge moment in 2015 — remember clown contouring and henna contouring? — but the pendulum is going in the other direction in 2016. Makeup is going to go au naturel. Read on for 13 beauty trends you can look forward to next year.<p><b>1. Smoky Eyes:</b> Sexy, …

50 Astonishing Animal Photos of 2015

A flock of sheep walk in the haze in a Beijing suburb, China, Jan. 15, 2015.<br>Lintao Zhang—Getty Images<p>1 of 50<p>There are few things more enjoyable and …

The creator of MySpace now travels the world taking insane photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone joining the social network — connecting him to millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long gone, and Tom is no longer involved with the site. But he keeps himself busy.<p>Along with co-founder Chris …

On the Red Couch with Hoda Kotb for NBC’s Season of Kindness

<i>Today Show host and author Hoda Kotb is an advocate for NBC’s “Season of Kindness” initiative that encourages and celebrates altruism and humanity in everyone from Taylor Swift to the 12-year-old boy who’s collecting hats for young cancer patients. In our conversation with Kotb, she shared the</i> …

Congress Wants To Know If Two D.C.-Area Museums Are Actually Museums

Glenstone, a private museum in Potomac, Maryland, owned by Mitchell Rales. (Glenstone Foundation)Congress is looking for answers from a number of …

Steve Harvey is sorry, the Internet isn't

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your bad, Steve Harvey.<p>The "Family Feud" host has apologized for announcing the wrong winner Sunday night for the Miss Universe pageant, but social media is getting its life from the incident.<p>Let's be honest, Harvey's snafu is what the Internet's dreams are made of. Serving as master of …

Can You Get Thicker Hair In an Instant? Introducing the New Split-Second Party Fix

From Gisele’s windswept waves to Solange’s brushed-out natural curls, beautiful hair spans a wide spectrum of striking cuts and color. But generally speaking, it's rich, full-bodied, and thick. Especially in winter, when humidity drops and hat-head sets in, more is more is more.<p>So, what’s the …

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Forgot To Send Your Holiday Cards? This Site Will Do It For You

Consider this a PSA for the holiday card challenged: There's less than a week left before Christmas and if you don't get those warm wishes in the …

15 Unexpected Things in New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tourists and lifelong New Yorkers alike can appreciate the iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue. The museum houses one of the largest …

Artist Creates Mind-Bending Optical Illusions on the Palm of His Hand

Italian makeup artist Luca Luce uses the palm of his hand to showcase mind-bending optical illusions. With the help of perspective, clever shadow placement, and a photorealistic style of drawing, he produces surreal, three-dimensional artwork that tells fantastical stories in stunning detail.<p>In a …

Old Movies Dance to “Uptown Funk”

A good dance beat is classic. In this masterful mashup, the greatest dance scenes in movie history are synched to the song "Uptown Funk." You’ll see …

Artist Creates Body Designs with Her Sensitive Skin Disorder

For artist Ariana Page Russell, a light scratch on her body turns into swollen, reddish, raised skin. This allergic reaction is due to a medical condition known as dermatographia. Rather than shying away from her affliction and seeking to conceal it, Russell exposes her skin disorder in a visually …

Split Family Faces

<b>Cousins: Justine, 29, & Ulric, 29</b><p>How much do you and your family members really look alike? Quebec, Canada-based graphic designer and photographer Ulric Collette has created a shockingly cool project where he's exploring the genetic similarities between different members of the same family. By …

Humorous Charts and Graphs Show What Being an Introvert Is All About

BuzzFeed Life's assistant health editor Anna Borges created a series of graphs any introvert can relate to. There are pie charts depicting how truly wonderful it is to have a vivid inner world, unwavering sense of self, and top-notch listening skills.<p>Through her bar graphs, Borges conveys some of …

How mobile tech is improving global disaster relief

<b>When war or natural disaster causes havoc around the world and millions of people are displaced or rendered homeless, communications and power infrastructures are often damaged or non-existent.</b><p>Yet people are desperate to let their loved ones know they're safe and to find out what's going on.<p>"The …

Why the history of maths is also the history of art

When I was a graduate student in art history, I read many explanations of abstract art, but they were invariably inadequate and misleading. So after completing my PhD, I went on to learn the history of biology, physics, and astronomy, and to publish a book detailing how modern art is an expression …

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Bosco Verticale / Boeri Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The first example of a ‘Vertical Forest’ (il Bosco Verticale) was inaugurated in October 2014 in Milan …

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