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Miami Artist Uses His Own Body Fat to Make Soap

Miami Artist Uses His Own Body Fat to Make Soap | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Miami-based performance artist Orestes de la Paz has put his heart, soul and fat into 20 bars of special soap made with his liposuctioned blubber. The bars of human soap are available for purchase and priced at $1,000.

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The Painted World: Online Art Competition | Saatchi Art

The Painted World: Online Art Competition | Saatchi Art | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Welcome to Showdown, an online competition that gives artists from all over the world a chance to showcase their work and have it be judged by internationally acclaimed artists and curators.
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Art Event: Richard Long 2014

Art Event: Richard Long 2014 | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Richard Long presents a new work made directly in the gallery, as well as other recent pieces made on walks in England, Switzerland and Antarctica. Ha
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Turner Prize Shortlist Revealed At Tate Britain For 2014 Competition

Turner Prize Shortlist Revealed At Tate Britain For 2014 Competition | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Tate Britain has just announced the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2014. The artists are Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Ric
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Top Left: 'Unknown quantity Rosebud', 2013, by James Richards. Photograph: James Richards/Cabinet Gallery

Bottom Left: 'Not without its pleasures' It for Others by Duncan Campbell (2013). Photograph: Duncan Campbell/Rodeo Noid Gallery

Top Right: 'Takes a lot of unpacking Postscript II' (Berlin), 2013, by Tris Vonna-Michell. Photograph: Tris Vonna-Michell/Jan Mot Gallery

Bottom Right: 'Lightness Workshop', 2010-ongoing, installation view by Ciara Phillips at the Showroom, in London. Photograph: Daniel Brooke/Kendall Koppe Gallery

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HENRI MATISSE: THE CUT-OUTS, THE MOST EXTENSIVE EXHIBITION OF THE ARTIST’S LATE WORK EVER MOUNTED

HENRI MATISSE: THE CUT-OUTS, THE MOST EXTENSIVE EXHIBITION OF THE ARTIST’S LATE WORK EVER MOUNTED | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
The Museum of Modern Art announces Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, the largest and most extensive presentation of Matisse’s cut-outs ever mounted, on view from October 25, 2014, through February 8, 2015. This groundbreaking reassessment of the final chapter of the artist’s career includes approxima...
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London in Puddles

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Fourth Plinth Commission Goes To David Shrigley And Hans Haacke

Fourth Plinth Commission Goes To David Shrigley And Hans Haacke | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Britain's David Shrigley and the German/American artist Hans Haacke get the thumbs up for the 2015 - 2016 Fourth Plinth commission.  A 10-metre tall t
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Milk Made

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We all know her as the classic blond bombshell. She remains one of Hollywood’s most famous film s...
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‘Picturing Marilyn’ will be open to the public November 10th through the 13th. Don’t be absent for these few nights of nostalgic remembrance for one of the worlds most beloved icons.

 
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The 10 most subversive women artists in history

The 10 most subversive women artists in history | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Jonathan Jones: From the 17th-century painter who repeatedly depicted a woman beheading a man to the last great surrealist, Louise Bourgeois, here are 10 artists who took on the patriarchy and won
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Congratulations to Our Showdown Winner, Runner-Up, and Finalists : Saatchi Online Magazine : News and Updates for Art Lovers

Congratulations to Our Showdown Winner, Runner-Up, and Finalists : Saatchi Online Magazine : News and Updates for Art Lovers | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
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Marcel Duchamp | GNAM | Art in Rome

Marcel Duchamp | GNAM | Art in Rome | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it

Marcel Duchamp | Re-made in Italy

curated by Stefano Cecchetto, Giovanna Coltelli e Marcella Cossu    

07 Oct 2013 - 09 Feb 2014 

 

The exhibition traces the Italian experience of Duchamp in the early sixties and focuses mainly on the works donated to the museum by the gallerist Arturo Schwarz. 

 

Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

Viale delle Belle Arti, 131

Rome


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Colin Hambrook's art and poetry blog

Colin Hambrook's art and poetry blog | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Knitting Time: a project about the experience of psychosis
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Amazing work from Colin Hambrook! You should definitely visit his blog: http://knittting-time.com

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Michael Aslin

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My Wordpress Blog
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Multimedia and installation art, portfolio, website development and more. Find all the stories and latest news at mickaslin.com

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Marcel Duchamp Paints the Body Electric

Marcel Duchamp Paints the Body Electric | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
PARIS — A nomadic but steady hand is clearly sensed in Marcel Duchamp's work. He is often an excellent painter. But it is also true that with Duchamp's legacy of conceptually anti-retinal art (and ...
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Marcel Duchamp: La peinture, même continues at the Centre Pompidou (Place Georges-Pompidou, Paris) through January 5, 2015.

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The Body Electric

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New Saatchi Online Showdown Competition: The Body Electric. 

Submissions began Monday, May 12, 2014 at www.saatchiart.com/showdown.

The Body Electric Showdown competition is open to submissions in any medium—painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, photography—and in any style.

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#Photographs of #Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered #Mirrors by Bing Wright #art #colour #glass

#Photographs of #Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered #Mirrors by Bing Wright #art #colour #glass | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it

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This is way cool. I have got to try it.

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The ultimate Valentine's art tour (and it's not all roses) | Tate

The ultimate Valentine's art tour (and it's not all roses) | Tate | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Love art but not sure what to get up to this Valentine's Day? Catch our perfect Valentine’s day art lover’s tour at Tate Britain and Tate Modern
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Love is in the air?

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Artist Creates Self-Portraits On Different Drugs, And The Results Are Insane (Photos) | Elite Daily

Artist Creates Self-Portraits On Different Drugs, And The Results Are Insane (Photos) | Elite Daily | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
In what could be considered the craziest/most creative drug experiment ever, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders pushed himself to the limit when he decided to take a different drug everyday for a few weeks.
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Armchair Traveler: Figure It Out

Armchair Traveler: Figure It Out | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
The art world too global for you? Each week, Interview highlights in pictures the shows you'd want to see if you could jetset from one international art hub to the next.
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Artist Nails Scrotum To Red Square In Protest Of Russian Police State

Artist Nails Scrotum To Red Square In Protest Of Russian Police State | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
Pyotr Pavlensky, 29, a performance artist has been arrested in Moscow after stripping naked and driving a nail through his scrotum into the cobbleston
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The Next Saatchi Online Showdown Competition: “Painted Faces”

The Next Saatchi Online Showdown Competition: “Painted Faces” | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it
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New "Showdown" announced by Saatchi Online.

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hybrid skins and fashion with nanotechnology | It's LIQUID Group – Official website

hybrid skins and fashion with nanotechnology | It's LIQUID Group – Official website | The Palace of Culture | Scoop.it

Combining fashion with advances in nanotechnology, genetic manipulation and cloning, the exhibition “hybrid skins” displays futuristic visions of a new world. The creepy, animalistic pieces envision a time where the body and nature are able to be copied and personalized.

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