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GRAPHICS DESIGNER SHOWS WHAT CURRENT TECH WOULD LOOK LIKE IN THE ’90S

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Graphic designer Thomas Ollivier has just released a series of images that merges nostalgic technology with its superseded, present-day equivalents. Titled the “Re:Birth” series, the set of images feature modern-day tech companies along with the physical products (post-internet) that would best take their place in terms of function. Ollivier gives us an Instagram disposable camera, […]


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Wolfgang Tillmans Launches First Solo Exhibition in Ireland

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Seminal multi-genre artist Wolfgang Tillmans is the subject of a new solo exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, Ireland. Entitled “Rebuilding the Future,” the momentous presentation features over 100 works that showcase Tillman’s signature techniques across various mediums such as photography, installations, as well as recorded music. One noteworthy piece is […]


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First AI portrait sold by Christie’s for $432,500

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The artwork was created by a collective named Obvious. The three members of Obvious, a trio of 25-year-old French students, used a type of machine learning algorithm known as a GAN (generative adversarial network) to create the picture. The network was trained on a dataset of historical portraits, and then it tried to create one […]


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World’s largest performing arts centre opens in Taiwan

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A performing arts centre designed by Dutch architect Mecanoo has opened in the southwest Taiwan province of Kaohsiung. Opened on October 13th 2018, the scheme is set across a subtropical park in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, occupying a former military training base to symbolize the city’s transition from a major international harbor into […]


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Historian Claims Leonardo da Vinci’s $450 Million Was Painted by His Assistant

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Previously believed to  be the last privately-owned painting by legendary painter Leonardo da Vinci himself, the Salvator Mundi sold by Christie’s New York last year for $450,312,500 USD may have mostly been painted by da Vinci’s assistant. According to art historian Dr. Matthew Landrus, da Vinci’s contributions to the piece only measures to be between […]


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Japanese artist taku omura creates 3D-printed items from company logo designs

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Japanese designer Taku Omura runs an intriguing side project he calls trial and error. Inspired by their shapes and forms, Omura transforms company logos we see every day, into usable items by imagining them in 3D. He then uses a 3D-printer to create miniature prototypes and before you know it, Adobe’s logo is a clothes […]


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Ryan McGinley Explores Contemporary Identity in “Mirror, Mirror”

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Artist Ryan McGinley most recent show entitled at New York City’s Team Gallery compelled viewers to acknowledge the multifaceted nature of selfhood. Entitled “Mirror, Mirror,” the original picture taker loaned cameras and film to a various swathe of subjects to openly catch themselves naked before mirrors. The group sourced undertaking saw various members of ages […]


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Artist Darío Escobar Installs Floating Soccer Balls at Reigning Champ Showroom

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Surreal Guatemalan artist Darío Escobar makes enticing works utilizing mass-produced objects and sporting equipments, for example, skateboards, play clubs, and ball bands. Escobar as of late introduced a sprawling new piece at Reigning Champ’s Spring/Summer 2019 showroom in New York City. Entitled “Front-side and Reverse XLI,” the establishment was made utilizing 120 soccer balls that […]


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Artist Ernesto Neto Unveils Twenty-Meter High ‘GaiaMotherTree’ Knit Installation

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Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto recently unveiled his latest GaiaMotherTree installation inside Zurich’s Central Station. Organized by the Fondation Beyeler and created in collaboration with the Huni Kuin tribe located near the Brazilian border with Peru, the project is a twenty-meter high knit sculpture that reaches the ceiling of the station’s concourse. Hand knit, the large form art […]


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‘Nat Geo’ Announces 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year

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  “Most of the time, the calf stayed close to her mom. At one point, the calf began jumping and tapping its tail on the water near us—it was very friendly and curious,” said the winning photographer to Nat Geo. “Finally, the mother, who was watching nearby, came to pick up the calf and swim […]


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National portrait Gallery London to honor Micheal Jackson

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The National Portrait Gallery, London will stage “Michael Jackson: On the Wall,” a landmark exhibition exploring how Michael Jackson has inspired some of the leading names in contemporary art. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, this major new exhibition spanning several generations of artists across all media will open […]


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Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Infinity Mirror Room’ to Arrive in Chicago

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Following a month-long residency at New York City’s David Zwirner galleries, Yayoi Kusama’s world-famous Infinity Mirror Room installation is set to land in Chicago for the first time. Organized by a secretive new institution dubbed the wnder museum, the upcoming immersive installation may be the iconic artist’s magnus opus work. “Many have said that the Infinity Mirror Room that will be featured at […]


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Banksy Artwork Worth $45K Stolen In Toronto

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An original print by the famous graffiti artist Banksy was stolen from a Toronto art exhibit over the weekend, with the theft caught on camera. The New York Post reports that an unidentified man has stolen “Trolley Hunters,” a piece of art that depicts cavemen hunting shopping carts. A description from the Andipa Gallery in […]


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pornhub introduces new interactive Exhibit

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Adult video website, launches a new “interactive art installation” called “Pornhub Nation.” the series feature Porn hub actors. The entire installation will take up 3,000 square feet and will, according to the company, “depict a futuristic, utopian society formed by Pornhub and feature multiple exhibits playing on government branches and bureaucratic organizations.” It will include […]


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Beckmann painting auctioned for record €4.7m in Berlin

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A Swiss private foundation paid €4.7m (€5.5m with fees) for a painting by Max Beckmann at Villa Grisebach in Berlin yesterday, a record for any work auctioned in Germany, according to the auction house. The Egyptian Woman was produced while the artist was living in exile in Amsterdam in 1942. It was acquired directly from […]


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Saudi Artist Creates Eye-Catching Pagani Zonda S Art Car

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A Pagani Zonda S has been transformed into a V12-powered canvas by Foglizzo Leather and Saudi artist Shalemar Sharbatly. Shartbatly was given the unique opportunity to show off her skills with the Zonda S, hand-painting the entire exterior with nothing but a brush and her eye for detail The finish of the Italian supercar makes […]


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Artist VHILS Creates New Chiseled Portraits for Paris Solo Exhibits

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Portuguese Artist VHILS recently launched two concurrent exhibitions in Paris, France. The distinguished Portuguese artist took over six rooms at the 104 Cent Quatre museum for his first monographic show entitled “Urban Fragments,” putting on a grand display of stacked 6-foot-tall billboards, a large-scale installation made of styrofoam portraying an unknown cityscape, as well as […]


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Diddy revealed as the buyer of the $21 million Kerry James Marshall painting

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Sean “Diddy” Combs, the rapper, has been identified as the buyer of a painting by Kerry James Marshall that sold at auction for a record-breaking $21.1m (£15.6m) It was thought to be the most ever paid for a work by a living African-American artist when it went under the hammer on Wednesday night. Specifically, Diddy […]


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Swizz Beatz & The Dean Collection Will Offer $5,000 USD to Artists for Putting on Their Own Show

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Swizz Beatz has long been an advocate of the arts in its many forms, and has even been known to cast a spotlight on emerging talent that he feels needs a public platform in which to stand on. The celebrated producer/artist recently hit up Instagram to lend his voice to The Dean Collection and its […]


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BEYOND THE STREETS” Art Exhibition Opens in Los Angeles

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BEYOND THE STREETS is a celebration of graffiti and the cultural impact it has made to society. Open now until July 6, the exhibition features works from many of the pioneers of the movement and those that have gone beyond the streets to apply their talents on various mediums — including the likes of Mister […]