Vincent Van Gogh

I lost my job to a robot

August 2017 | 7 min read<p>Presented by<p>Look around you. We are surrounded by a plethora of so called smart devices such as smart phones, smart watches, …

Ray Kurzweil

Oh Wow: Timelapse Of Artist Painting A Self-Portrait In The Mirror From Behind Canvas

This is a two minute timelapse video of poker-faced Scottish artist Ewan McClure painting a self-portrait in the mirror by standing behind the canvas …

Artists

The Elite Professionals Who Assist Wealthy Art Collectors

Art buyers make global headlines when they pay record prices for a new addition to their collection, such as the recent sale of a da Vinci painting for over $450 million.<p>But behind every art collector, there is an entourage of buying consultants, gallerists, framers and lighting specialists to make …

Robert Mapplethorpe

People who seek solitude are more creative, study finds

There's a rich literature on the harmful effects of loneliness and solitude, stretching back at least to the Book of Genesis, when God proclaimed that “it is not good for the man to be alone.”<p>Children who socially withdraw from their peers are at greater risk for anxiety, low self-esteem, poor …

Psychology

35 Mind-Blowing Quotes That Will Change How You See The World Around You

If you aren’t already obsessed with Neil deGrasse Tyson, you should be. An extraordinarily eloquent astrophysicist and public figure, Tyson might be …

Modern Art

13 Alternative Gadget Gifts For People Who Are Tired Of The Same Old Thing

Just to show that person who has everything that they don't quite have everything just yet.<p><b>There are practical holiday gifts</b> (like socks and underwear) and there are trendy holiday gifts (like iPads), and for some annoyingly complicated people, both of these totally adequate categories of presents …

Business

Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself?

<b>In September,</b> Michal Kosinski published a study that he feared might end his career. The Economist broke the news first, giving it a self-consciously anodyne title: “Advances in A.I. Are Used to Spot Signs of Sexuality.” But the headlines quickly grew more alarmed. By the next day, the Human Rights …

Machine Learning

The Best Places To Travel Alone During The Holidays

Traveling alone is probably not the first thing you think of when you hear "vacation." But solo travel has had a renaissance in recent years, …

Halong Bay

A Van Gogh Jupiter: Planet's Clouds Swirl Like a Painting

NASA's Juno spacecraft captured a spectacular view of a monstrous Jupiter storm that resembles the swirling pastel clouds of a Vincent van Gogh …

Astronomy

Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi masks uneven market recovery

Last week was what the Americans call “gigaweek” in the sale rooms because New York hosts the high value Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art sales. These biannual series (May and November) reached a peak in May 2015 at $2.75 billion , but sunk a year later to just over $1 billion. Since …

Art History

Conservators Discover Grasshopper Stuck In Van Gogh Painting

Like most Impressionists Vincent Van Gogh liked to paint outdoors, setting up his easel in front of the very landscape he was painting in order to …

Artists

Hotel Review: The Hoxton, Amsterdam

For a hip hotel in the heart of the city, look no further than the Hoxton. The central location on the exclusive Herengracht (Gentlemen’s Canal) is …

Van Gogh Museum

Rockefeller's Art Collection to Get First Auction Viewing in Hong Kong

Art collectors in Asia will get the first look at masterpieces from the late David Rockefeller’s trove -- including works by Pablo Picasso and Claude …

Business

How a New Oscars Rule Could Shake Up the Animation Contenders

As 26 films vie for Oscar's attention in the animated feature category, changes in the nominating committee could make it tougher for little films …

Movies

How to Create a Starry Night Photo Manipulation With Photoshop and Filter Forge

The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh is easily one of the most recognizable pieces in art history.<p>And I'll show you how to make it in this tutorial! …

Adobe

Which Amsterdam Museum Would You Like To Visit First?

<b>STEDELIJK MUSEUM</b><p>A third mammoth museum awaits you in Museumplein, the Stedelijk, or city museum. This Amsterdam museum is less frequented by tourists …

Europe

Trailers: The Heist Actioner The Shanghai Job

This is a trailer for <i>The Shanghai Job</i>.<p>Originally titled <i>S.M.A.R.T Chase</i>, the film is a British/Chinese is a high-octane heist action film from the …

Pop Culture

10 Mind-Boggling Time Facts That Will Give You Vertigo

1. The Tyrannosaurus Rex had a better shot at meeting human beings than meeting the Stegosaurus. The Stegosaurus lived during the Cretaceous period, …

Humor

These 10 Paintings Just Sold for Almost $1 Billion

Given the runaway success of one painting in particular, it’s kind of unfair to compare the top 10 lots of New York’s auction mega-week: …

Business

31 Things That'll Make You Say, "Why Don't I Own That Already?"

From twirl-worthy dresses to scented pillows to a Turkish bath towel: just an eclectic mix of some *really awesome* things.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

Modern Art

The movement to rebuild Penn Station is gaining traction

Anyone who has been to Penn Station in New York City knows it to be a horrible place. In 1963 they basically lopped off everything above grade and …

Sustainability

Paris Hilton’s selfie claim is a snapshot of the current assault on truth: Menon

Hilton’s idiotic claim she invented selfie once again suggests truth is no match for confident delusion.

Canadian News

GALLERY: Most expensive paintings ever auctioned

<b>DURBAN -</b> The auctioneering world was shaken last week when a Leonardo da Vinci painting became the most expensive painting ever sold.<br>In light of this …

Artists

HOBBIT TAVERN

<b>Hobbit Tavern</b> is a specialty restaurant serving a wide array of international dishes at D'Mall in Boracay. Formerly known as The Hobbit House, it is …

Restaurants

New HENRI CHROMA WRIST STRAP: Midnight Blue Edition

To advertise the new HENRI CHROMA WRIST STRAP: Midnight Blue Edition, here are some of my favorite Blue pictures, to get you in the mood:<p>Blue and …

Eric Kim

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance

Looking for a burst of motivation when the going gets tough? These inspirational quotes will help you keep pursuing your dreams.<p>Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and …

Self-improvement

Article: Vincent van Gogh's Grasshopper

- Advertisement -<p>When Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art was conducting research on their collection, a small grasshopper was discovered which …

Liberal View

Game notes: Patriots tie Browns for second-longest streak of .500-or-better seasons

Notes from the Patriots' 33-8 victory over the Raiders in Mexico City . . .<p>-- New England is now 8-2 and is guaranteed to have a .500 or better …

New England

‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ and ‘Mudbound’ Vie Against Fall Box Office Hits

As "Lady Bird" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" set the specialty box office pace, we estimate "Mudbound"'s secret grosses.<p>Leading …

Entertainment

5 Email Marketing Profit Vampires... - The EMAIL ALCHEMIST

When former Vampire Death Dealer, Selene, fights the Lycans, a breed of part-vampire, part-werewolf, part-human creatures in the <i>Underworld</i> series, …

Modern Art