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Here's a #LubyArt #Painting to celebrate, Scoop.it just said: You are a giant among #curators. #art

Here's a #LubyArt #Painting to celebrate, Scoop.it just said: You are a giant among #curators. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
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CT Scans Reveal 1,000-Year-Old #Mummy Of #Chinese #Monk Hidden Inside Ancient #Buddhist #Statue #art

CT Scans Reveal 1,000-Year-Old #Mummy Of #Chinese #Monk Hidden Inside Ancient #Buddhist #Statue #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
A CT scan of a Buddhist statue from the 11th or 12th century has revealed an extraordinary secret – it houses the mummy of an ancient Chinese Buddhist monk whose organs have been replaced by ancient Chinese scrolls. The mummy was the body of Liuquan, an ancient Buddhist master from the Chinese Meditation School.
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#Ancient #Chinese #Ginkgo Tree Drops Leaves That Drown #Buddhist #Temple In #Yellow Ocean #art #nature

#Ancient #Chinese #Ginkgo Tree Drops Leaves That Drown #Buddhist #Temple In #Yellow Ocean #art #nature | Luby Art | Scoop.it
A 1,400-year-old ginkgo tree in China has recently drawn thousands of people from all over the country. Golden leaves have been falling on the ground since mid-November, turning the temple's ground into a yellow ocean. The ancient tree grows next to the Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple in the Zhongnan Mountains and is a perfect celebration of autumn.
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The Beauty Of Our Forgotten #Industrial #Heritage #landscape. #photography #art

The Beauty Of Our Forgotten #Industrial #Heritage #landscape. #photography #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
We are a young photographic group Karbon from Poland and we want to show you the beauty of forgotten and underestimated industrial heritage in our home - Upper Silesia.
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#Architectural #Watercolors of a #Dreamlike #Warsaw by Tytus Brzozowski. #industrial #landscapes #art

#Architectural #Watercolors of a #Dreamlike #Warsaw by Tytus Brzozowski. #industrial #landscapes #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Architect and watercolorist Tytus Brzozowski imagines a dreamlike world where giant structures rest on towering stilts and trains seem to emerge from tunnels in the side of residential buildings. Unusual motifs like dice and teapots dot the landscape (or float through the air), and yet everythi
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A View from the #Easel. #artist #art #studios #expressive qualities

A View from the #Easel. #artist #art #studios #expressive qualities | Luby Art | Scoop.it
CHICAGO — The 95th installment of a series in which artists send in a photo and a description of their workspace. Want to take part? Submit your studio — just check out the submission guidelines. Alicia Higgins-Kinane, Downers Grove, Illinois (site) This space has
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30 #Photos Show That #Eyes Are #Windows To The #Soul. #art

30 #Photos Show That #Eyes Are #Windows To The #Soul. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Eyes are windows of the soul: a phrase that perfectly reflects what we feel when our gaze plunges into another. The french photographer Réhahn is one of the most skilled when it comes to capture the emotion of these moments Rehahn appeals to our intuition and imagination and manages to touch our sensibility. We should stop on each image to read the thoughts of the subject photographed through his or her eyes.
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#Animal #Ski #Masks By Teya Salat. #art #design #fashion

#Animal #Ski #Masks By Teya Salat. #art #design #fashion | Luby Art | Scoop.it
With the winter months fast approaching, the balaclava is a key piece of kit to keep your face warm, or to rob a bank. 22-year-old Russian tattoo model Teya Salat may not be a thief, but her stylish, animal-themed balaclavas have stolen our hearts and opened our wallets!
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Attention-Sucking Power of #Digital #Technology Displayed Through #Photography by Antoine Geiger. #art

Attention-Sucking Power of #Digital #Technology Displayed Through #Photography by Antoine Geiger. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Making eye contact, a once unavoidable feat when packed into a crowded train car or museum, is now a nearly impossible mission as those around you are almost guaranteed to be sucked into their phone's screen while scrolling through Facebook or killing digital zombies. Our increasing depende
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A New Large-Scale #Mud #Mural by Yusuke Asai Sprawls through #Rice #Gallery. #art

A New Large-Scale #Mud #Mural by Yusuke Asai Sprawls through #Rice #Gallery. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Artist and painter Yusuke Asai (previously) has a new mud mural on display at Houston’s Rice Gallery. Working day and night with a team of assistants, the Japanese artist, who is known for his “earth paintings” made from locally sourced mud and dirt, spent just under
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The Fine Art of #Japanese #Parquetry Using Razor-Thin #Slices of #Wood #Mosaics. #art #pattern

The Fine Art of #Japanese #Parquetry Using Razor-Thin #Slices of #Wood #Mosaics. #art #pattern | Luby Art | Scoop.it
From 2012-2013 Gucci Japan produced an online video series called "Hand" that payed homage to 35 artists and designers who eschew modern mass-production in favor of traditional techniques. One of the most impressive videos is an example of Japanese parquetry demonstrated by Noboru Honm
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The #Ingenuity and #Beauty of #Creative #Parchment #Repair in #Medieval #Books. #art

The #Ingenuity and #Beauty of #Creative #Parchment #Repair in #Medieval #Books. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Msc.Nat.1 (9th century)

Books repaired with silk thread. Uppsala, University Library, Shelfmark unknown (14th century)

Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Msc.Patr.41, fol. 69r.

Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Msc.Patr.41, fol. 69r. Detail.

Engelberg, Stiftsbibliothek, MS
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#Sprawling #Paper #Nervous #Systems #Cut into #Repurposed #Books by Barbara Wildenboer. #art

#Sprawling #Paper #Nervous #Systems #Cut into #Repurposed #Books by Barbara Wildenboer. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Barbara Wildenboer produces sculptures pieced together from delicately cut books, thin strips of paper splaying out from each book's spine. Wildenboer's found books are often ones containing maps, atlases, and scientific subject matter, sometimes using images from the book as central e
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#Picturesque #Chinese #Landscapes are Actually Disguised #Photos of #Landfills. #art

#Picturesque #Chinese #Landscapes are Actually Disguised #Photos of #Landfills. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Take a few steps back or perhaps just squint your eyes and these images by artist Yao Lu might resemble traditional Chinese landscape paintings of cliffs, waterfalls, and mountains. Look a bit closer and your perspective may change. Lu digitally assembles each of her images using photograp
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#Photos Of The #Chinese #Cultural #Festival In #Mauritius #art

#Photos Of The #Chinese #Cultural #Festival In #Mauritius #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
I had the privilege to attend a Chinese Cultural Festival in Port Louis, Mauritius while on a 6 month working contract. You cannot help to be inspired by the beautiful people of this vibrant country.
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‘#PitBull #Flower #Power’ Already Found Homes For 140+ Pits #art #dogs #photography

‘#PitBull #Flower #Power’ Already Found Homes For 140+ Pits #art #dogs #photography | Luby Art | Scoop.it
U.S. based French photographer Sophie Gamand is still on the mission to challenge the often negative perception of Pit bulls. Since we covered her project Flower Power, Pit Bulls Of The Revolution 1,5 year ago, more than 140 shelter Pit bulls from her flowery photo series have found loving homes. Gamand also has nearly 70k followers on Instagram.
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'Os Gemeos' Converts #Industrial #Silos in #Vancouver into #Towering Giants #art

'Os Gemeos' Converts #Industrial #Silos in #Vancouver into #Towering Giants #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
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First a Boeing 747, and now an industrial complex on a Vancover island; it seems no canvas is too large for Brazilian graffiti artists Os Gemeos who were invited to the Vancouver Biennale to turn six mult
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Playfully #Embroidered #X-Ray Film by Matthew Cox. #art

Playfully #Embroidered #X-Ray Film by Matthew Cox. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Adding a touch of softness to stark images of knees, skulls, and chests, Matthew Cox uses bright thread to embroider on X-ray film. His additions add a playful fiction to the cold reality of the transparent film, giving body parts the faces of Greek gods and limbs of anger-prone superheroes. Eac
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#Arts, #culture, #creativity and #tech: key #trends for #2016. It's not STEM it's STEAM: A is for Arts

#Arts, #culture, #creativity and #tech: key #trends for #2016. It's not STEM it's STEAM: A is for Arts | Luby Art | Scoop.it
A panel of artists, designers, composers and coders share the digital and technological developments that will affect arts and culture this year
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#Animal #Masks From Hundreds Of Tiny Pieces Of #Paper. #art

#Animal #Masks From Hundreds Of Tiny Pieces Of #Paper. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
My name is Mlle Hipolyte, and i am an illustrator and paper designer. I created animals masks with a lot of small paper pieces which I cut and stick to obtain a very detailed volume. I like working on animals, because they are very inspiring in their diversity, i also work on the vegetation because it is interesting for me to put back the animal in its natural context.
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Unmasking #Masks: I #Hide Myself From My Thought With #Photography. #art

Unmasking #Masks: I #Hide Myself From My Thought With #Photography. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
I am a conceptual and fine art photographer based in Cornwall,England.I am originally from Lithuania. I am completely self-taught in the art of photography,having only inspiration which comes from inside of my imagination,which can be really dark sometimes,so I try to hide myself from my thoughts in these pictures and mask them.
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New #Tessellated #Origami #Masks by Joel Cooper. #art

New #Tessellated #Origami #Masks by Joel Cooper. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
In forms that seem inspired by cast bronze or pewter sculptures, but with incredible geometric textures, these folded masks are made entirely from single sheets of paper by origami artist Joel Cooper (previously). As if making the shape of a face from paper wasn't already
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The Fine Art of Japanese Parquetry Using Razor-Thin Slices of Wood Mosaics

The Fine Art of Japanese Parquetry Using Razor-Thin Slices of Wood Mosaics | Luby Art | Scoop.it
From 2012-2013 Gucci Japan produced an online video series called "Hand" that payed homage to 35 artists and designers who eschew modern mass-production in favor of traditional techniques. One of the most impressive videos is an example of Japanese parquetry demonstrated by Noboru Honm
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New #360° #Laser-Cut #Paper #Story #Books by Yusuke Oono. #art #sculpture

New #360° #Laser-Cut #Paper #Story #Books by Yusuke Oono. #art #sculpture | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono (previously) released a trio of new laser-cut storybooks including depictions of 'Jack in the Beanstalk' and Mount Fuji. The books are comprised 40 images bound into a book that can be fanned out at 360° creating a nar
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Cecilia Levy Produces #Cups and #Saucers Out of #Spiderman #Comics and Century-Old #Books. #art

Cecilia Levy Produces #Cups and #Saucers Out of #Spiderman #Comics and Century-Old #Books. #art | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Swedish artist Cecilia Levy creates cups, saucers, bowls, plates and saucers out of paper, turning delicate 2D materials into layered 3D sculptures. Although she often uses books from the beginning of the last century, her choices are not narrow as she has also utilized Spiderman comics for an e
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#Books and #Stones Embedded with Sleek #Layers of Laminate #Glass by Ramon Todo. #art #sculpture

#Books and #Stones Embedded with Sleek #Layers of Laminate #Glass by Ramon Todo. #art #sculpture | Luby Art | Scoop.it
Splitting his time between Kanagawa, Japan and Dusseldorf, Germany, artist Ramon Todo (previously) is known for his small sculptures of rocks and books embedded with polished layers of glass. Todo's decision to seamlessly introduce disparate materials into a single object creates an unusual i
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