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The art of travel and the travel of art.
Exhibitions, film festivals and art from around the world.
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The Artists and Their Alley, in Postwar France

The Artists and Their Alley, in Postwar France | Artravelist | Scoop.it
From Brancusi to Ernst to Klein, the greatest painters and sculptors of the time once lived and worked together, sharing beds, a single toilet and their creative brilliance.
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The World's Most Spectacular Art Islands

The World's Most Spectacular Art Islands | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Take refuge from the modern world's perpetual distraction on an island devoted entirely to art – from the Swedish and Danish archipelagos, to Canada's rural Eastern coast
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The Real-World Locations of 14 Sci-Fi Dystopias

The Real-World Locations of 14 Sci-Fi Dystopias | Artravelist | Scoop.it
In some science fiction cinema, the future looks pretty bleak, with dystopic visions of a world struggling with overcrowding, high crime, pestilence, an
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London's Cartoon Museum

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Discover The Cartoon Museum in London, England: A collection of comics, graphic novels, animation and caricatures devoted to exploring this often overlooked art form.
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A Tube of Orange Paint Leaks Marigolds in a Public Park in France

A Tube of Orange Paint Leaks Marigolds in a Public Park in France | Artravelist | Scoop.it
While walking through a public park in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France photographer Steve Hughes stumbled onto this fun installation of marigolds spilling from a giant paint tube. He says it was also accompanied by a large picture frame that was also filled with blooms. Good stuff. (via StreetArt Germany
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Stunning Photos by Thomas Struth Show Views from Top of NYC Construction Sites

Stunning Photos by Thomas Struth Show Views from Top of NYC Construction Sites | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Thomas Struth for the New York Times Like photographer Anderson Moran, who showed how scaffolding could be beautiful, German photographer, Thomas Struth, depicts a perspective-altering view of construction sites in his photo series “High Art.” The...
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Righting History:Women of Abstract Expressionism at the Denver Art Museum

Righting History:Women of Abstract Expressionism at the Denver Art Museum | Artravelist | Scoop.it
“This year and last, exhibitions on women artists seem to be au courant, but that may just be part of the art world’s catching up,” says Gwen Chanzit, curator of “Women of Abstract Expressio
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Japanese Pop Culture from Hokusai to Hello Kitty at MKG-Hamburg

Japanese Pop Culture from Hokusai to Hello Kitty at MKG-Hamburg | Artravelist | Scoop.it
A new exhibition at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (MKG) in Hamburg will explore Japanese popular culture from 1680 to the present day, tracing a timeline from woodblocks to comic books, a
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John James Audubon’s Animals And Birds.

John James Audubon’s Animals And Birds. | Artravelist | Scoop.it
On a day where an unusually hazy rain persisted in a constant downfall, I took refuge in the redbrick building of the Victoria Museum and Gallery that lies at the top of Brownlow Hill.
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Seven Noses of Soho in London, United Kingdom

Seven Noses of Soho in London, United Kingdom | Artravelist | Scoop.it
There’s a perfectly good explanation for why several plaster noses appear randomly around London's Soho neighborhood. However, the urban legends that have bubbled up around the mysterious sculptures may be even better.
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Museo del Prado Marks the 5th Centenary of Hieronymus Bosch | Artinfo

Museo del Prado Marks the 5th Centenary of Hieronymus Bosch | Artinfo | Artravelist | Scoop.it
This year, 2016, is the 5th centenary of the death of the late-medieval Dutch painter Jheronimus Bosch (ca.1450-1516), and to mark the occasion the Museo del Prado in Madrid and Fundación BB
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A Rotating 42-Layer Sculpture of Franz Kafka's Head by David Cerny

A Rotating 42-Layer Sculpture of Franz Kafka's Head by David Cerny | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Located in a busy shopping center in Prague, this twisting and reflective sculpture depicting the head of writer Franz Kafka is the latest kinetic artwork by controversial Czech artist David Cerny. Installed in 2014, the enormous mirrored bust is comprised of 42 independently driven layers of st
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10 Must-See Art Exhibitions Opening in Europe in May | Artinfo

10 Must-See Art Exhibitions Opening in Europe in May | Artinfo | Artravelist | Scoop.it
With summer just around the corner, Europe’s galleries and museums are gearing up for a big summer season, but that doesn’t mean that the month of May misses out completely. This month sees
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The 10 greatest stained-glass windows in the world

The 10 greatest stained-glass windows in the world | Artravelist | Scoop.it
It’s an art form most often associated with Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages, but modern artists have made it their own too. Jason Farago picks the greatest
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Inside the Creation of Europe's First Underwater Museum

Inside the Creation of Europe's First Underwater Museum | Artravelist | Scoop.it
One artist is literally going below the surface to spread his message.
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The Red Hall at Seattle's Central Library

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Discover The Red Hall at Seattle's Central Library in Seattle, Washington: A colorful architectural gem in Seattle's uniquely modern Central Library.
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Never Before Seen Photographs by the Inimitable Diane Arbus

Never Before Seen Photographs by the Inimitable Diane Arbus | Artravelist | Scoop.it
The Met Breuer's revelatory new show brings some of the seminal image-maker's earliest unseen work to light – and it's not to be missed
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Hidden Poetry on Boston's Sidewalks Is Revealed Only When It Rains

Hidden Poetry on Boston's Sidewalks Is Revealed Only When It Rains | Artravelist | Scoop.it
When it rains, it pours poetry on the streets of Boston. Nonprofit Mass Poetry is collaborating with Boston's Mayor's Office on an ongoing project ca…
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New Tate Modern: 10 Works to See | Artinfo

New Tate Modern: 10 Works to See | Artinfo | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Tate Modern’s highly anticipated new extension has opened to the public. ARTINFO selects 10 artworks you shouldn’t miss.1. “The Bridge,” 2016, by Peter LiversidgeFind it in: Turbine Hal
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15 Best Outdoor Artworks by Bernar Venet and Where to Find Them

15 Best Outdoor Artworks by Bernar Venet and Where to Find Them | Artravelist | Scoop.it
To celebrate the opening of French artist Bernar Venet’s latest exhibition at Custot Gallery Dubai, we look back at 15 of his finest public sculpture commissions and outdoor exhibitions
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Photos document the behaviour of ordinary people travelling subway systems across the world

Photos document the behaviour of ordinary people travelling subway systems across the world | Artravelist | Scoop.it
BY: LAUREN ALI ALL IMAGES BY STAN RAUCHER People can be found in their most vulnerable state while travelling on the underground subway system; their hands gripping the pole, gazing off into the floor or slowly dozing away in one of the seats as...
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The Hidden History of Grand Central Terminal’s Celestial Ceiling

The Hidden History of Grand Central Terminal’s Celestial Ceiling | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Even before Grand Central Terminal officially opened on February 2, 1913 New Yorkers were teased with descriptions of the mural that had been painted on its vaulted ceiling, with the New York Times telling of its “effect of illimitable space” and...
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The Blue Gate of Fes in Fes, Morocco

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If you've been to Fes, Morocco, you'll immediately recognize the Grande Porte Bab Boujeloud, also known as "The Blue Gate of Fes." If you exit through the Bab Boujloud, however, you'll note that its other side is actually green.
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Artist JR Makes the Iconic Louvre Pyramid 'Disappear' Into the Museum's Palace Facade

Artist JR Makes the Iconic Louvre Pyramid 'Disappear' Into the Museum's Palace Facade | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Just a few hours ago, French street artist JR completed work on his latest public artwork, a large photographic piece that wraps the iconic glass pyramid outside the Musée du Louvre causing it to disappear against the palace facade. The piece is part of an event titled "JR au Louvre,"
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Marisol, an Artist Known for Blithely Shattering Boundaries, Dies at 85

Marisol, an Artist Known for Blithely Shattering Boundaries, Dies at 85 | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Marisol brought folk art traditions to Pop Art and added political commentary and sharp humor.
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