Art

Adrift in a dreamworld – the genius of Michael Andrews makes us doubt our own eyes

He left behind 1950s Soho to spraypaint wondrous landscapes full of rocks, shadows and mystery. This show finally captures the brilliance of Michael Andrews<p>In his painting The Colony Room I, Michael Andrews pays homage to two giants of British art. You can’t miss them. One is a short, orange-haired …

Painting

Watch Sculptures Appear to Undulate Under Strobe Lighting

Artist John Edmark makes 3D-printed sculptures that are designed to "animate" when they're rotating on a turntable and lit in just the right …

Sculpture

Saatchi gallery to explore selfies as art form

Barack Obama selfies to feature alongside self-portraits by Tracey Emin and Vincent van Gogh in exhibition on self-expression<p>An exhibition at Saatchi gallery plans to explore the importance of selfies as an art form.<p>Opening in March, it will showcase a selection of well-known pieces as well as …

Vincent Van Gogh

Drone graffiti artist demonstrates new precision with anti-Trump tag

New York-based drone graffiti artist KATSU recently launched a new iteration of his graffiti drone – the Icarus Two. To demonstrate its capabilities, …

Street Art

Monet at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

On the occasion of its twentieth anniversary, the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (Basel, Switzerland) is presenting one of the most important artists in its collection: Claude Monet (1840-1926). The exhibition brings together sixty-three masterpieces from private collections and renowned museums such …

Art Galleries

Complete two New Year’s resolutions at once with a workout at the Met in New York

If your New Year’s resolutions include getting fit and attending more cultural events, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has the perfect morning routine for you.<p>On mornings in January and February, guests will be able to the visit The Met and have a very unique workout. And while guests …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hyper Realistic Pen Artworks by Alessandro Paglia

Eyes on pen artist Alessandro Paglia and his hyper realistic drawings in black and white.<p>Alessandro Paglia was always fascinated by the elegance and …

Sculpture

This floating gun sculpture contains a hidden message

There is currently a heated debate around the topic of gun violence in the United States. Artist Michael Murphy has created a sculpture in response to the violent acts within and outside the country.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b> On Facebook

Sculpture

A home inspired by the Cubism of Picasso

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and given how incredible this cubist home is, Picasso should be feeling exceptionally …

Interior Design

Pop Portraits with Neon Light Reflected in Sunglasses

Photography

How A Work Of Art Makes It Onto The Wall Of The White House

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy once said, "Everything in the White House must have a reason for being there." So we looked behind the scenes to learn how art is chosen for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

5 Artists on Making Sculptures

"All sculpture that I'm interested in knows that death is the inevitable conclusion." Award-winning artist Antony Gormley sees art as the expression and generation of hope. Hear how he and five other artists work with sculpture.<p>One of the oldest artistic traditions, sculpture has been defined for …

Sculpture

The Met Opens Early for High Culture Fitness Classes

If you’ve ever been frustrated by the crowds at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, MetLiveArts is offering a way to gain access before the …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Allotment artists find beauty in the cabbage patch

I love my allotment for many reasons. I’ve had it for over 10 years and I love it for the fresh air, beautiful produce and the intimate connection it gives me with the seasons. My mother, Cath Read, has a great love of allotments, too, but she is no gardener. She is a professional artist, and her …

Painting

This Girl Took Her Oxford University Rejection Letter Turned It Into A Work Of Art

Bristol street artists work with city on legal graffiti walls

Artists in Banksy’s home city work to establish network of walls on which they can legally create public art<p>There has long been tension between the street artists of Bristol, the home of Bansky, and the authorities.<p>Now a new crackdown on litter, waste and graffiti by Bristol’s mayor has prompted …

Street Art

There’s a Feminist Sex Shop Gallery Hidden in This Brooklyn Laundromat | The Creators Project

<i>All images courtesy the artists, @trollholenyc</i><p>In recent times, controversy and discussions over equality are becoming more annd more improtant.<p>Before Trump’s first day in office, rumors were whirling that the president plans to cut funding to the National Endowment for the Arts. The organization is …

These Geodes Are Actually Made of Beeswax

Geodes rock, and so do the sculptures of Laura Moriarty, a New York-based artist who creates geologically inspired visual works from layers of …

Design

Rex Whistler: exhibition shines new light on relationship with last patron

Artist was said to have been unlucky with last employer Maud Russell but display at Mottisfont Abbey paints a different picture<p>Many of his friends thought the artist Rex Whistler unlucky in what proved the last of his glamorous society patrons: Maud Russell was young, gorgeous, rich, had a huge …

In awe of Åre, the Swedish ski resort now reached by budget flights

New flights to western Sweden make it easier to try out the friendly ski resort of Åre, which, our writer discovers, has plenty of non-piste activities too<p>One of the more curious visual illusions you can experience goes like this. Stand at the top of a hill covered in snow. You are wearing warm, …

Adventure Travel

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

Creativity

Some of Our Favorite Images From the Women’s March

Politics<p>Art patron Agnes Gund and artist Laurie Simmons were among the marchers.<p>,<p>In a day of protest on Saturday, January 21, hundreds of thousands …

Instagram

Musical Artist Duo Draws Between the Treble Clefs in These Charming Illustrations | The Creators Project

<i>Walk. All images courtesy the artists</i><p>Men, women, and all their colorful accoutrements dance, swim, lounge, and go about their daily routines between the five lines of a music staff. With an eye for the whimsical, Russian artists, Lena Erlich and Alexey Liapunov, make up People Too. They take their …

Painting

This Street Artist Captures The Innocent Moments Of Childhood

Star street artist Bumblebeelovesyou doesn’t make art to shock or horrify you. He doesn’t want to make you cringe. Instead, he looks to make people happy and create a sense of nostalgia. He wants to remind us all of the creativity and joy of youth — through whimsical murals of children exploring …

Street Art

Rythmic Dance, Paintings by Roy Tabora

"Art is music. Nobody tells you what you like, you just know? Right? It's kind of like love, you know? Roy Tabora is sitting there, on the sofa in an air-conditioned corner of a Lahaina gallery, talking, complete with hand gestures and his big smile. He is an engaging conversationalist. "Art is not …

I'm Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder by Painting, and Here's How It's Going

<i>Kenya Foy is one of six people tracking their resolutions with Apartment Therapy in real time. You can read her first installment here.</i><p>When …

Painting

Weird and Wonderful Digital Art from a Millennial POV | The Creators Project

<i>Iron Jaws. All images courtesy the artist</i><p>In a misty abyss depicted in <i>Wanderer above the Sea of Fog</i>, allights an alluring symbol of modern civilization: McDonald’s golden arches. Italian artist Francesco Vullo intelligently lampoons popular trends with his digital compositions. He finds fascination …

Everybody Needs A Friend - The Man Who Painted Our Hearts

Everybody Needs A Friend by DeepFriedArt<p>Whenever we needed a friend, or an art lesson, we could count on Bob Ross to lift our spirits with his little …

Painting

Floral fixation: blooming Belgian statues – in pictures

Belgian artist Geoffroy Mottart’s flowery creations illuminate the forgotten corners of Brussels’s public parks. Frustrated with working in a flower shop, Mottart decided to use his floristry skills in a different context: decorating antique busts across the Belgian capital with unique floral …

Photojournalism

Lubaina Himid: Invisible Strategies; Tschabalala Self review – history and mystery

Modern Art Oxford; Parasol Unit, London Zanzibar is never far away in the rich, dynamic work of British artist Lubaina Himid, while New York’s Tschabalala Self cuts to the chase<p>Anyone who thinks black artists have long been stinted in this country, or that our museums cling to the same few names – …

Modern Art