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Top 10 arts industry quotes from 2013

From sculpture park programmers to Google directors, we round up some of best quotes from our weekly interviews<p>Anne Carson asked in Decreation, a collection of poems and essays: what is a quote? A quote, she wrote, "is a cut, a section, a slice of someone else's orange. You suck the slice, toss the …

Artist Creates 'Transparent Cabin' Out Of Wood And Mirrors

Nestled in the Californian desert sits an intriguing transparent cabin, a recent light-based installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Painting

Couple Married 61 Years Ago Takes “Up” Inspired Anniversary Photos

This adorable couple, married for an incredible 61 years, finally got the photos they deserve! As a special holiday present, event designer and granddaughter Lauren Wells (on her husband's side) decided to create some truly memorable anniversary photos for her “Nina and Gramps.” According to …

Weddings

10 Best French Fashion Blogs

Valentine Vanesse is a tea drinker, bicycle rider, the definition of Parisian chic. Her blog could be described in few words as “pure delight in …

Street Style

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Photography

Inuit Families Photographed At The End Of The Earth

Imagine a world far far away from the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the world's major cities, a place so harsh and isolated that only a few …

Say Hello to The Game of Thrones Slug

Daenerys Targaryen is pretty much my favorite female character from the last decade. She's tough, she's beautiful, she's kind and she's smart. And …

Best of CH 2013

As people around the world prepare for the holidays and the new year, what better time then to look back on all of the standout Cool Hunting content from 2013. CH Video traveled from California to Georgia, met some memorable characters and got to go behind the scenes in some remarkable locations, …

Half Drag by Leland Bobbé

Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for Miley Cyrus, Kate Middleton, Jennifer Lawrence and Our Other Favorite Celebs

As 2013 comes to a close, most of us—in between refills of eggnog and fights with family members over which movies to watch On Demand—will take some time to look inward and potentially make some resolutions for the new year. But making resolutions for yourself can be sort of a drag: most of them …

Music Video Auteur Anthony Mandler Respects Miley Cyrus’ “Path” Even If It's “A Little Distasteful and Adolescent”

There is a good chance that, without even being aware of it, you’ve seen more of Anthony Mandler’s directorial work than nearly any other filmmaker’s. Mandler has directed videos for pretty much every major music artist: Jay Z, Beyoncé, Usher, Shakira, Justin Bieber, Fun., M.I.A., Taylor Swift, …

Justin Bieber Might Really Be Retiring

<i>In today's gossip roundup: Justin Bieber tweets that's he's retiring, Miley Cyrus's video causes a stink, and a look at the royal Christmas.</i><p>It seems like just yesterday (it was last week) that we were sure that, though he’d “joked” about it on a radio show, Justin Bieber was not actually retiring. …