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Edinburgh art festival 2014: I'd much rather be in morally squalid Berlin

In a basement hidden at the heart of Edinburgh's botanic garden, while families admire flowers in their wholesome beds, two German prostitutes are discussing their trade. One is telling the other in a raucous machine-gun-like accent how her client put Tabasco sauce on his cock. As they discuss …

Grounded: the great art treasures that no longer go out on the road

After a triumphant tour of Japan, then the United States and ending in Italy, the Girl with a Pearl Earring has returned home to the Mauritshuis royal picture gallery in The Hague. For ever. The museum, which reopened last month after two years' renovation work, will no longer allow Vermeer's …

A Brief History of Unusual Objects Designed to Kill People from Far Away, Part 1b: Mongolian Thumb Rings

<i>[Images by Fiddler49]</i><p>By mastering the assembly of compound materials, the Mongols had created an incredibly powerful bow, as we saw in the previous …

Designing out crime in Scandinavia: ‘Cities cannot be completely safe and completely exciting at the same time’

Photograph: Sandra Laville<p>The former docks area of Sluseholmen in Copenhagen uses a canal system as a natural defence against crime. Photograph: Bo Grönlund<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/6/23/1403517465371/a0c82860-8ab2-41fd-b925-c5cba3c8c747-460x276.jpeg<p>…

Sheets of Glass Cut into Layered Ocean Waves by Ben Young | Colossal

<p>Self-taught artist Ben Young is a man of many exceptional talents from surfing and skateboarding to repairing furniture and working full-time as a …

See A Classic “Painting” That’s Actually A Spellbinding CGI Masterpiece

The stunning three-and-a-half minute video above reveals the incredible detail in Farkas’s re-creation of Benczúr Gyula’s painting–and also …

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Oil Landscapes Transformed into Mosaics of Color by Erin Hanson | Colossal

<p>While doing undergraduate work at UC Berkeley, artist Erin Hanson took some time off from studying art to obtain a degree in bioengineering. After …

The Family of Man - a picture from the past

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Airy Dresses Carved From Marble by Alasdair Thomson | Colossal

<p>These lightweight, airy dresses look like they’re about to be adorned to a fancy gala or dinner party. But as irony would have it, they will never …

Amazing Animal Sculptures Created with Welded Flatware

Artist Gary Hovey uses his forks, knives, and spoons much differently than the rest of us. The Ohio-based artist builds intricate sculptures by cutting, welding, and shaping the stainless steel materials together into animal forms.<p>Upon first glance, the many wildlife figures, like birds, fish, and …

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Melancholy Photography by Roman Kim

Melancholy – Photo Series.<p>Selected photos from a series by Roman Kim, a photographer, filmmaker, and graphic designer who loves to experiment with …

How 19th-Century Dandies Explain Kim Kardashian’s Gajillion Selfies

Using the social media of the gossip column and town square to separate themselves from the crowd, the dandy of the 19th century makes snapping a selfie look like the model of restraint.<p>Ask many critics, and they will tell you that the selfie is, perhaps, the greatest scourge of narcissism to have …

Kevin Cooley’s ‘Controlled Burns’ Shows The Beauty Of Fire - The Fox Is Black

Controlled Burns is a series of imposing images by the American photographer Kevin Cooley. Consisting of large, swirling clouds of smoke, these …

Bugatti 12.4 Atlantique Grand Sport Concept Car by Alan Guerzoni

After creating the previous Atlantique coupe version, it seemed evident that the spirit of this car could be directed to comfort and elegance, as …

Photorealistic Paintings of Beautiful Women Lying in Nature

Tel Aviv-born, New York-based painter Yigal Ozeri produces unbelievably realistic paintings of women in beautiful landscapes that make it hard to believe that they aren't photographs. The photorealistic pieces, which often depict women lying in nature, capture every detail of the scene, from the …

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11 Steps to a Perfect Logo

This is a very good and simple 11 step guide to creating a perfect logo design. This guide was done by the Spanish designer Borja Acosta de Vizcaíno. …

A 1,100-Foot Superdesk That’s Like A Mobius Strip For Office Productivity

For the Barbarian Group, architect Clive Wilkinson designs a seemingly endless table.<p>At the Barbarian Group, there’s no danger of showing up late to a meeting and having to hover awkwardly in the corner of the conference room because there are no seats. The entire office is one giant undulating …

Artistic Paintings of French Architecture by Nicolas Jolly

French artist Nicolas Jolly produces subtle yet beautiful paintings of various landscapes from all over the world, particularly in France, capturing the allure of architecture and the crowds that landmarks draw. From la Sorbonne and the Louvre in Paris to the Pont de pierre in Bourdeaux (where …

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Top 5 Tips for Planning an Incredible Weekend Adventure

<b>1. Picking a Weekend</b><p>Sound easy? It isn't as simple as you'd initially think. Sure, you can book a trip blindly, but remember that unique cultural celebrations happen across the continent year round. It's important to be aware of these special dates and make your timing decision based on catching …

Photographs that stunned the world: vintage Pulitzer winners

From toddlers disrupting street parades to plane crash near-misses, JFK and a Fidel Castro firing squad, these historic award-winning images capture moments of beauty, horror and despair. Here's a selection of the vintage prints on show at Daniel Blau gallery in London until 29 March

Hilarious Photos of a Man with Random Objects in His Beard

<b>Beard and Picks</b><p>Married photographers Stacy and Pierce Thiot of Red Poppy Photography have begun experimenting with how many objects can fit into Pierce's beard, tracking their progress in a single-topic blog titled <i>Will It Beard</i>. Taking its title from a play on the popular <i>Will It Blend?</i> video …

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Bacon, Freud, and a Painting of Two Old Masters

The <i>Guardian</i>'s Jonathan Jones described Francis Bacon's painting of Lucian Freud as a portrait of two geniuses. I have no objection to the sentiment, but I do disagree with the language. <i>Three Studies of Lucian Freud</i> is in fact a portrait of one old master by another.<p>In an era dominated by facile, …

Lucian Freud's Darling Felicity letters up for auction

Some of them look as if they have been written by a seven-year-old, although it would be an unusually developed child who wrote so gleefully about putrefying birds, Daumier lithographs and his joy at purchasing a zebra's head.<p>In fact the letters were written by Lucian Freud in his early twenties, …

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Artist : Kal Gajoum © Posted by Humam

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

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