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48 Incredible Facts About "Incredibles 2" You Probably Don't Know

From easter eggs to designing the Elasticycle, here's everything you need to know.<p>1. Originally, <i>Toy Story 4</i> was supposed to be released ahead of <i>Incredibles 2</i>, but production was moving so fast that the two movies switched release spots.<p>2. In true Pixar fashion, <i>Incredibles 2</i> contains an easter egg …

Animation

Review: Giuseppe Penone at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park ★★★★☆

<b>Back in 1977 when a sneering, snarling Sid Vicious joined the Sex Pistols to take the band's punk aesthetic up a notch or two, there was another young man making his own arty entrance on to the public stage.</b><p>I have no idea if Peter Murray has ever worn a padlocked chain around his neck or sported a …

Art

Alberto Giacometti and The Guggenheim, As Told Through Sculptures, Paintings and Drawings

June 3, 2018<p>Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.<p>Modernism is …

Art

Gallery of AIA Announces Winners of 2018 Housing Awards - 1

Image 1 of 65 from gallery of AIA Announces Winners of 2018 Housing Awards. Photograph by Bill Timmerman

Architecture

Fluidity, Evolution, and Connection: Laura Berger's Wide Open World

Laura Berger's characters and colors are hard to miss, or at least anywhere but a desert landscape perfectly organized into aesthetically pleasing …

Inspiration

A Chat With Kai & Sunny Before Their New Show "Twists and Turns"

Kai & Sunny have been working on Twists & Turns, an exhibition of new work for their second solo show at Jonathan Levine Projects. This new body of …

Art

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

'I've seen people hugging sculptures'

<b>Visitor numbers to UK sculpture parks have increased significantly in the past five years, according to The Arts Council of England.</b><p>Statistics from five leading sculpture parks and attractions show a major increase in footfall, as more people become interested in outdoor art and larger pieces of …

Designer Spends a Year Creating Logos That Subtly Reveal the Meaning of Words

Art director Daniel Carlmatz looks at language as more than just words on a page. For one year (November 2016 to November 2017), the Swedish creative challenged himself to visual wordplay by turning otherwise ordinary terms into playful logos. He did so by manipulating letterforms and incorporating …

2016-2018

A journey through perspective pictures with M.C. Escher

Known for his perspective pictures and geometric lithographs, M.C. Escher is one of the best known graphic artists of the 20th century. His work is …

Rocking out at the European Stone Stacking Championships

Philip Wachmann from Austria competes in the European Stone Stacking Championships 2018 in Dunbar, Scotland on April 22, 2018. The competition is spread over two days. Andy Buchanan, AFP/Getty Images<p>Marco Montesini of Spain competes in the European Stone Stacking Championships 2018 in Dunbar, …

Scotland

Golden Paintings of Elegant Women Draw Inspiration From Artist’s Own Mixed Heritage

Vancouver-based artist Lauren Brevner creates mesmerizing mixed media portraits of women. Employing an eclectic range of mediums, her work blurs the line between cutting-edge contemporary painting and traditional Japanese arts and crafts.<p>Opting for wooden panels instead of treated canvas, Brevner …

How Picasso’s Journey From Prodigy to Icon Revealed a Genius

Intense, provocative, disturbing, and captivating, the legendary artist led a life of restless brilliance.<p><b>It's the morning</b> before Christie’s Impressionist and modern art evening sale in New York City, and suddenly, there it is.<p>Just past the auction house’s entrance at Rockefeller Center, Pablo …

Art

This Sanitation Worker Built a Collection of 40,000 Objects He Rescued from the Trash

Interior view of the “Treasures in the Trash Museum.” Photo by Matt Green, via Flickr.When he was around nine or ten years old, Nelson Molina watched …

Ancaster Creek House

Housed in a contemporary shell, the Ancaster Creek House reworks the traditional house plan to accommodate a multi-generational family. The L-shaped …

MX3D Completes Structural Span of World's First 3D Printed Metal Bridge

Late last year, we reported on the progress of world’s first 3D printed steel bridge designed by Netherlands-based MX3D. With the design now …

15 Prompts to Enhance Your Creativity and Your Life

Each of us is infinitely creative. But you might not realize that you are. Because on some days, maybe on most days, you simply don’t connect to your …

Zaha Hadid's only house finally completes in Russian forest

New photographs and a movie reveal Zaha Hadid's only completed private residence – a house in the Barvikha Forest near Moscow, for a man she called …

Watch an Artist Turn Scrap Metal Into Animal Sculptures

Sculpture

Egbert J. Bos creates a metal welding sculpture: Head

Egbert J. Bos creates a metal welding sculpture: Our Time

Metal Sculptor Martí Moreno | Euromaxx

A Monument for Peace

Two massive curves of CorTen steel confront you at the Landmark for Peace Memorial at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park. The outlines of Kennedy and …

Astonishing Sculpture by David Moreno

The Spanish sculptor <b>David Moreno</b> has created works representing buildings using hundreds of steel rods and ropes. There are also doors and stairs. …

Epic Fantasy Sculptures Made From Highly Reflective Stainless Steel

Based in Chilliwack, British Columbia, artist Kevin Stone specializes in creating gigantic fantasy art sculptures made from stainless steel. Each mirror-polished piece is constructed with hundreds of highly reflective metal components, making them durable pieces of outdoor metal art that can …

Graffiti Artist Creates Graphic Murals of Women With Stylized Hair

French street artist Vinie Graffiti is celebrated for her larger-than-life portraits of women. Characterized by “volume,” these mesmerizing murals feature cartoon-like characters with extreme proportions, expressive faces, and swirls of stylized hair.<p>Inspired by the playfulness of pin-up models and …

Anthony Ponterio Browning Makes Hypnotizing Multiple Exposures Without Photoshop

<i>All images by Anthony Ponteiro Browning. Used with permission.</i><p>With everyone essentially being a photographer with their smartphone cameras, DSLRs, …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Happiness

Artist Paints Imaginary Ecosystems Bursting With Colorful Flora and Fauna

Portland-based artist Yellena James creates kaleidoscopic, biomorphic artworks that resemble colorful ecosystems, filled with imaginary flora and fauna. With an aim to illustrate places that are “hypnotically familiar and yet hauntingly exotic,” James’ most recent ethereal universes explore …