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El santuario del cómic se hace museo

La tienda Akira, nombrada mejor del mundo con el Oscar del cómic en 2012, abre un museo con más de 40 dibujos originales<p>Un gracioso señor de bigote …

The Broad review – first exhibitions have plenty of big hitters but miss the mark

LA’s new museum offers visitors a free glimpse at art heavyweights such as Jeff Koons and Yayoi Kusama, but its fuzzy concepts fail to connect<p>The Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles exudes the art world equivalent of that new car smell. The building is stylish, sophisticated, and has the …


Snapshots: Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

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"Artistect" Fuses The Styles Of Legendary Painters And Iconic Architects

Italian illustrator Federico Babina's latest series imagines a world where Picasso collaborated with Le Corbusier.<p>Italian illustrator Federico Babina has previously united famous architecture and movie posters, buildings and bands, and even created an architecture alphabet. For his latest graphic …


Sir Peter Blake allows remixes of his art on new Dazzle app

Arts and entertainment reporter<p><b>A new app will allow users to remix the art of pop artist Sir Peter Blake, the first time the artist has consented to his art being used in this way.</b><p>The Dazzle It app, commissioned as part of the official cultural programme marking the First World War centenary …


BBC Arts - BBC Arts, Elmore Leonard's rules for writing

"If you want to be a writer I wish you luck. The rest is up to you." Acclaimed American crime novelist Elmore Leonard shares his writing personal tips. First broadcast on the Culture Show in October 2006.

Art, design and architecture: what to see in autumn 2015

Ai Weiwei hits Britain, Turner goes to Glasgow, the Celts invade the British Museum – and Damien Hirst has a crack at curating with the opening of his own £25m gallery<p>Palladian Design: The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected<p>From the stately dome of the US Capitol in Washington DC to the rugged …


Istanbul Biennial 2015: an overwhelming meditation on the tides of human misery

A floating zoo, a sinkhole-inspired film, an underwater theatre for jellyfish and paintings by Aboriginal artists are the highlights of this year’s strange, ever-surprising biennial<p>Just south of Istanbul, on the island of Büyükada in the Sea of Marmara, Leon Trotsky lived from 1929 to 1933, in …

Indigenous Peoples

Computer algorithm recreates Van Gogh painting in one hour

German researchers find computers can use algorithm to copy famous painting styles, including Picasso’s<p>Computers: they make everything so easy these days. They check our spelling for us and help with maths, and now machines have added painting to the list of things they are better than us …


This week’s new exhibitions

William Kentridge | Ugo Rondinone | Emma Hart | The Gap: Selected Abstract Art From Belgium | The Multiverse | Helen Schell | Sensory Systems<p>William Kentridge, London<p>In leading South African artist William Kentridge’s latest animated film installations, a dancer (long-time collaborator Dada Masilo) …


Banksy's Dismaland: 'a theme park unsuitable for children' – in pictures

The castle’s derelict, Cinderella’s pumpkin has crashed, and the seagulls are on the attack ... Banksy has opened a theme park called Dismaland at a disused lido in Weston-super-Mare. The show has been shrouded in secrecy for weeks, and locals had been led to believe it was a film set for a …

The Arts

Banksy: ‘I think a museum is a bad place to look at art’

In an exclusive, rare interview the notorious artist tells us about his new theme park project, Dismaland, and shares his thoughts on the contemporary art world<p>Banksy’s Dismaland: ‘amusements and anarchism’ in artist’s biggest project yet Banksy’s Dismaland: ‘a theme park unsuitable for children’ – …

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Junk Mail Portraits by Sandhi Schimmel Gold

by <b>Kaushik</b><p>Saturday, June 18, 2011<p>Read<p>Unlike the rest of who throw away junk mails into trash can, American artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold has found a use …


"The legend of giants" by Natalia Rak Folk on the Street, Białystok 2013

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Rijksmuseum Digitizes & Makes Free Online 309,000 Works of Art, Masterpieces Included!

We all found it impressive when Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum put up 125,000 Dutch works of art online. "Users can explore the entire collection, which is …


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Upfest 2015: Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival - Telegraph

Street Art

In partnership and as a cultural exchange with Berlin’s Urban Nation (UN) this year, Wall\Therapy 2015 curated this selection of international and local street artists who bring doorways and mirrors for you to step through. We were glad to be there in person this year and relieved to see that this largely homespun venture continues to be strong and community-minded despite the very hard work that it requires to pull it off. In the face of a rapidly commercializing Street Art festival scene, not only is the grassroots rather refreshing, it is a bit surreal. Without doubt it is fantastic. Please head out to for a full article and photos of all the completed murals. Shown here is the work of NeverCrew’s #ChristianRebecchi and #PabloTogni @nevercrew Completing the list of participants at this year's edition of Wall Therapy are: @vexta #vexta @calangoss #edermuniz @onurpainting #onur @andreas_englund #andreasenglund @wes21_schwarzmaler #wes21 @bdub585 #brittanywilliams @masiori #natehodge @dazeworldnyc #daze @massive_master_matt #matthewroberts @joeguyart #joeguy @jeffsotoart #jeffsoto @maxxer242 #maxx242 @walltherapyny #walltherapy2015 @urbannationberlin #rochesternewyork @magrochester #streetart #urbanart #muralart

Detail of Daze third wall for Wall Therapy 2015. @dazeworldnyc #daze Head over to for a full re-cap from Rochester. @walltherapyny @urbannationberlin #walltherapy2015 #urbannationberlin #urbanart #streetart #muralart #rochesternewyork

Did you ever see something as magical as this? Adriana Sinke (@adrianasinke) from Vancouver travels all around the world to capture the most beautiful sceneries. Like this one, made in Turkey a few weeks ago when she was floating over the valleys of Cappadocia in a hot air balloon. Adriana simply loves to explore; she walks around the wild lands, chaises foggy skies, hikes the mountains and sleeps under the stars. Follow this adventures lady for the most stunning shots of Mother Earth. Image selected by food & lifestyle editor @verdenius and @ink361.

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Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests Make Their Way to Times Square

Andy Warhol's Screen Tests Make Their Way to Times Square<p>READ MORE: Review: ‘Mad Men’ Season 7 Episode 12 ‘Lost Horizon’ Gets ‘On the Road’<p>Andy …

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