Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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Bogotá’s World – Renowned Graffiti District – in Pictures

The Colombian capital has been a mecca for street artists since graffiti was decriminalised in 2011. Businesses commission artists, celebrities leave their tag, and you can even join a tour of iconic works. The Candelaria...

Optical Glass House by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Located in downtown Hiroshima, this house by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP has an optical facade consisting of 6,000 pure-glass blocks. https://vimeo.com/220596812 As the house is located on a street with many passing cars and trams, the blocks effectively...

“The Course of a Distant Empire” by Artist Jay Senetchko

Artist Jay Senetchko born in Edmonton, Alberta, Jay Senetchko now lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is a University of Alberta graduate (1997 - Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction) and spent several years...

Where the Sea Meets the Sky: Paintings by Stephanie Law

Stephanie Pui-Mun Law has been painting fantastic otherworlds from early childhood, though her art career did not begin until 1998 when she graduated from a program of Computer Science. After three years of programming...

The Return of Ulysses Review – In-The-Round Monteverdi Doesn’t Hang Together

Three years ago the Royal Opera mounted its first ever staging of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo at the Roundhouse in north London. Sung in English and directed in-the-round by Michael Boyd, it was widely admired, and evidently regarded...

Paper-Cast Sculptures Covered in Traditional Chinese Paintings by Peng Wei

Peng Wei  is a contemporary Chinese artist from Sichuan, China. She is the daughter of Peng Xiancheng. Peng Wei was born in 1974, in Chengdu, China. She graduated from Nankai University with a BA in Fine Art in 1997, and earning...

“The Earth is Flat” by Artist AEC of Interesni Kazki

Renowned for his striking visual imagery, Aleksei Bordusov (AecInteresni Kazki)  is a Ukrainian street artist whose surrealistic works grace walls across the globe. His bright, intriguing murals—inspired by science, religion, mythology, cosmology, myths and times past—are filled with color, and...

Surreal Paintings by Paco Pomet

The art of Paco Pomet is highly iconoclastic. He possesses a wonderfully bizarre sense of humor that manifests itself in his oil paintings which contain a strange or humorous visual twist. His subverted landscapes and portraits...

Porous Boulder-Like Sculptures Chiseled from Italian Marble by Sibylle Pasche

Sibylle Pasche is a Swiss artist and sculptor. She lives and works in Zurich, in Carrara, and the USA. From 1996 to 2000 Sibylle studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts of Carrara. From...

Six Review – Henry VIII’s Wives Form Girl Band to Take a Pop at...

Everyone knows the old rhyme about Henry VIII’s wives: “Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced, beheaded, survived.” Now, fledgling musical talents Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss offer a chance to see the women live and kicking...

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