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Banksy "Hammer Boy" New Street Piece - Upper West Side

Banksy "Hammer Boy" New Street Piece - Upper West Side | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Banksy just updated his website with his new piece for Today, October 20th. After a video reveal yesterday, The British street artist is back on the streets of NYC with this stencil of a young boy and his hammer.
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Get Started with Origami Folding

Get Started with Origami Folding | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Today we’ll be exploring origami basics. We’ll also see some fun projects for beginners you can start with, and close with a really cool (but very advanced ) video by the origami expert Tadashi Mori, making a paper dragon.
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Geometric Coin Sculptures by Robert Wechsler

Geometric Coin Sculptures by Robert Wechsler | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Artist Robert Wechsler (previously) was recently comissioned by the The New Yorker to create a series of coin sculptures for their October 14th money-themed edition.
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Opening Night: Beyond Eden Art Fair in Los Angeles

Opening Night: Beyond Eden Art Fair in Los Angeles | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
A combined effort of LA galleries Thinkspace, Copro Gallery and C.A.V.E. Gallery and San Francisco's Spoke Art, Beyond Eden Art Fair offered a vast offering of the kind of cavity-inducing artwork that is sweet to look at easy to binge on like candy.
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Video: Nahoko Kohima’s Swimming Polar Bear Paper Cut Sculpture

Video: Nahoko Kohima’s Swimming Polar Bear Paper Cut Sculpture | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Japanese artist Nahoko Kojima’s life-size swimming polar bear Byaku (2013), is a breathtaking example of the power of the paper cut.
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Lucy Skaer at Mount Stuart

Lucy Skaer at Mount Stuart | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Artist: Lucy Skaer
Venue: Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute
Date: June 22 – October 31, 2013
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Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump.
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Complex "Duality" Paintings Portray Layers of Human Figures

Complex "Duality" Paintings Portray Layers of Human Figures | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Newcastle-based artist Tom French creates complex artwork filled with surprises, dripping black oils down the surface of his canvas to produce the loose splashes, splatters, and brush strokes that blend reality with the abstract.
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Banksy x Os Gemeos New Collaboration For "Better Out Than In" - West 24th Street

Banksy x Os Gemeos New Collaboration For "Better Out Than In" - West 24th Street | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Just revealed on his website, the new Banksy piece for Today, October 18th, is located in Chelsea on 506 West 24th Street.
These new pieces are the recent collaboration between Banksy and Os Gemeos.
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Los Muros Hablan x La Perla With Conor Harrington, Alexis Diaz, Faith47... - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Los Muros Hablan x La Perla With Conor Harrington, Alexis Diaz, Faith47... - San Juan, Puerto Rico | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
On our recent visit to Puerto Rico to cover Los Muros Hablan 2013, StreetArtNews took the time out to visit La Perla, one of the island's most notoriously dangerous but most beautiful districts.
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Time is a Dimension – 24 hours in a single photo, part II

Time is a Dimension – 24 hours in a single photo, part II | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
A new series of photographs from the project “Time is a Dimension” of the photographer Fong Qi Wei, based in Singapore.
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Bet She’an – When mankind is morphing into crows

Bet She’an – When mankind is morphing into crows | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

“Bet She’an” is a beautiful animated short film with a very special atmosphere, directed by Bastien Letoile and his team. ”In the city of Bet She’an, where mankind is progressively morphing into crows, a sculptor decides to leave a trace of this dwindling humanity”.

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Juan Salgado New Mural For Los Muros Hablan '13 - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Juan Salgado New Mural For Los Muros Hablan '13 - San Juan, Puerto Rico | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Famed tattoo artist Juan Salgado was also invited for Los Muros Hablan where he worked on this sweet new piece in the district of Rio Piedras, San Juan.
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Forced Perspective – The art of photographing toy cars

Forced Perspective – The art of photographing toy cars | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The art of photographing model cars by photographer Michael Paul Smith, a fan of toy cars and photography, who transports his toys into beautiful sceneries through the technique of forced perspective, completed by a few vintage filters.
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Shida x ENO New Street Art Murals - New Zealand

Shida x ENO New Street Art Murals - New Zealand | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Shida just sent in a few pictures from his recent trip to New Zealand where he teamed up with ENO to work on several new pieces.
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Scrap Metal Beasts by Robert Jefferson Travis Pond | Colossal

Scrap Metal Beasts by Robert Jefferson Travis Pond | Colossal | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Shortly after discovering the work of Natsumi Honda I stumbled onto the work of Robert Jefferson Travis Pond of Steel Pond Studios. Pond uses all mater of scrap metal from motorcycle parts to old gears, steel handles, and other found hardware to weld these imposing, well-armored birds, fish, and other beasts. Watch the time-lapse above to see how he works. 

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Author Jonathan Lethem looks at American communism in 'Dissident Gardens'

Author Jonathan Lethem looks at American communism in 'Dissident Gardens' | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Jonathan Lethem's new novel, "Dissident Gardens," is a look back at American communism across decades and generations through the eyes of Rose Zimmer and her daughter, Miriam.
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Preview: Masakatsu Sashie, Tara McPherson and Adam Wallacavage at Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Preview: Masakatsu Sashie, Tara McPherson and Adam Wallacavage at Jonathan LeVine Gallery | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Tomorrow, October 19, Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York will open three side-by-side solo shows, Masakatsu Sashie’s “Coacervate,” Adam Wallacavage’s “Magic Mountain” and Tara McPherson’s “Wandering Luminations.” The three artists, though disparate in their techniques and subject matter, each strike a chord with contemporary preoccupations
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Kinetic Sculptor Hypnotizes Us with Wind Powered Art (and a Smart Interview Too)

Kinetic Sculptor Hypnotizes Us with Wind Powered Art (and a Smart Interview Too) | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Anthony Howe’s kinetic wind sculptures have been going strong for a while now on the internet. “It shocked me that my art became somewhat viral online. I never thought the internet could do that,” he says.
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Steve Jobs' UFO-Shaped Apple HQ Almost a Reality

Steve Jobs' UFO-Shaped Apple HQ Almost a Reality | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Apple's new corporate headquarters has been unanimously approved by the Cupertino council just this week with only one final vote to take place in November 2014 to solidify the plans. In the meantime, a few models of the concept have been released.
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100 Street Artists Take Over a Nine-Story Building in Paris

100 Street Artists Take Over a Nine-Story Building in Paris | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Over 100 street artists, including names you're already familiar with like Vhils and C215, have come together to be a part of the largest street art exhibition ever created.
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Ever "La Revolution Silencieuse" New Mural For Do ArT Foundation - Montreal, Canada

Ever "La Revolution Silencieuse" New Mural For Do ArT Foundation - Montreal, Canada | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Ever spent the last few days in Canada where he worked on this new piece on the streets of Montreal for Do ArT Foundation.
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BLUSH – Radiator, Design and thermochromic paint

BLUSH – Radiator, Design and thermochromic paint | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
“BLUSH” is a creation of Icelandic designer Thorunn Arnadottir who imagined this awesome radiator with organic shapes reminiscent of capillaries and blood vessels in the human body.
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Layers – The amazing Street Art creations by 1010

Layers – The amazing Street Art creations by 1010 | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
A selection of street art creations of German artist 1010, based in Hamburg.
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La peau s’affiche – A 750 m2 Street art collage

La peau s’affiche – A 750 m2 Street art collage | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
“La peau s’affiche“, a huge 750m2 street art installation created on October 12 on the Palais Royal square in Paris.
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Chicago's City Hall Has Rooftop Garden with 20,000 Plants

Chicago's City Hall Has Rooftop Garden with 20,000 Plants | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
This beautiful rooftop garden brings a touch of nature to the top of the 11-story City Hall building in downtown Chicago. Placed directly amid the noisy chaos of urban life, the functioning garden is the most famous in all of the city.
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