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This is how you capture the rise of Kenya’s vibrant contemporary art scene

There’s a general misconception that whatever passes for popular art in Kenya are the curios sold to tourists or the murals that hang in restaurants and airport lounges.<p>But as a new book shows, nothing could be further from the truth. In over 600 pages, <i>Visual Voices</i> presents over 400 pieces from 57 …

Art

In Focus: Michael Armitage’s image of African violence that points the finger back at the western world

Michael Armitage's The Flaying of Marsyas is the centrepiece of his exhibition in South London. Lilias Wigan examines it in detail.<p>Michael Armitage, …

Miniature Circular Tattoos Sceneries

L’artiste tatoueuse Eva Krbdk a le don de pouvoir contenir un paysage tout entier dans un minuscule rond. Un joli paysage, le portrait poétique d’une …

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. …

Photographer Spotlight: Lane Coder – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A place to stay for $40 a night in L.A.? Yes, at PodShare, but there's a tiny catch

PodShare, a cross between a hostel and a dorm that caters to travelers and longer-term visitors, is scheduled to open its third location this summer in Los Feliz.<p>The pods cost $40 to $50 a night and have a bed, a TV, shelves and some other storage space, but one thing they don't have is privacy. No …

The 22 best places in the world for a beach holiday, according to travellers

The travel booking site's annual Flip Flop Report, which was published on June 21, based its findings on responses from UK residents who took part in a global study conducted among 11,115 adults across 24 countries.<p>Locations that made the cut include tropical islands sprinkled with palm trees in …

Travelers

Mixed-Media Works Break Down Cultural and Critical Barriers

Chad Wys' work is what art history would look like if it time-traveled between the past and the future.<p>If Thomas Gainsborough and John Baldessari had a baby, and that infant was a Lladró porcelain figurine whose godfather was a hologram of Joan Miró, the whole family would look something like the …

Art History Books You Must Read

The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss<p>This pioneering volume is a concise and brilliant study of the …

Art

The painter who entered the fourth dimension

A 1954 painting by Salvador Dalí features a mysterious, four-dimensional ‘hypercube’. Fiona Macdonald finds out how maths fascinated the great Spanish painter.<p>When mathematician Thomas Banchoff received a message in 1975 asking him to contact Salvador Dalí, his colleague told him: “It’s either a …

The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

22 Unreal Destinations That Will Make You Want to Take a Gap Year

If these places don't give you wanderlust, nothing will.<p>While heading from high school right into college is the typical path for most people, it's not always the right option for everyone. Live a little! A gap year can be the perfect opportunity to unwind from the stress of a hectic school …

Meet the Instagram Duo Giving Art Fairs a Run For Their Money

Aureta Thomollari and Jordan "Watts" Watson first met a few years ago at a mutual friend's party in Los Angeles. At the time, Watson, 36, was building a following with his Instagram account, @love.watts and Thomollari, 34, was doing the same with her personal, @aureta, which was an extension of a …

Social Media

The Top 8 Places to Visit in Argentina

Planning a visit to a huge country like Argentina can be challenging in deciding what to see. The landscape changes dramatically from the barren and dry north to the glaciers and big ice of Patagonia. To help you make some tough decisions, here are the top eight places to visit in Argentina.<p><b>1.</b> …

Argentina

Enhancing Your Design Using Powerful Imagery

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is a Canadian based hub for the graphic design community, promoting knowledge sharing, …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

10 of the best hostels and lodges … that you have to hike to

These out of the way retreats can only be reached on foot – but the reward for your efforts is a warm welcome and a chance to rest weary legs in spectacular surroundings<p><b>Rifugio Lagazuoi</b><br>Rifugio Lagazuoi is like a sentinel 2,750m above the spires and green valleys of northern Italy, offering not only …

The Brooklyn Museum's app acts like AI, but there are humans behind it

If this visitor had previously wanted an answer to his question, his best bet would have been emailing the museum or hoping Google had some ideas. Ask fills that void, Shelley Bernstein, the museum’s vice director of digital engagement and technology, told <i>The Verge</i>. Hawkes and his five coworkers …

How I captured the soul of Paris' estates - CNN Style

Written by Laurent Kronental, Special to CNNParis<p>Laurent Kronental is a photographer from Courbevoie (Hauts-de-Seine) near Paris. His project Souvenir d'un Futur strikingly documents the lives of senior citizens living in the "Grands Ensembles" around Paris, large modernist housing projects built …

Anachronistic

Life-Size Metal Sculptures Made of Thousands of Chinese Calligraphy Characters

Currently based in Beijing, contemporary artist Zheng Lu has risen to prominence in recent years for his innovative installations that explore the combination of sculptural material with Chinese classicism and traditional calligraphy. Trained in fine arts, the artist's academics have primarily …

Art

Top 10 Private Contemporary Art Museums in the US

Exhibitions<p>The Broad joins the growing ranks of noteworthy private art museums.<p>,<p>The financial titans of the 19th and 20th centuries left an indelible …

5 Unbelievable Day Hikes In New Zealand

Photos: Daniel Ernst<p>New Zealand is home to some of the most rugged and stunning landscapes on the planet. You might think you need to go on an epic, multi-day backpacking trek to get a glimpse of these incredible places - and in some cases, you'd be right - but you'd be surprised by some of the …

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Art Basel Miami 2015 Opening with Paintings by Carlos Salas

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) opens Art Basel 2015 with paintings by Colombian Carlos Salas.<p>On December 2, 2015, Museum of …

Portrait of an Artist: Felipe Pantone (Video)

24 things you didn’t know about contemporary and graffiti artist Felipe Pantone.<p>Felipe Pantone is a contemporary kinetic and graffiti artist whose …

These Utterly Stunning Underwater Portraits Look Like A Dream

These stunning underwater portraits by Lola Mitchell blur the lines between dream and reality, photography and painting. Each woman looks as if she …

Photography