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French Artist Assembles Junk into Amazing Insect Sculptures

French Artist Assembles Junk into Amazing Insect Sculptures | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Where most people see useless pieces of junk, Edouard Martinet sees perfect parts for his incredibly detailed metal menagerie.
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15 Of The Most Majestic Caves In The World

15 Of The Most Majestic Caves In The World | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
These stunning caves aren’t part of some fairy-tale world or horror movie – they can be found in some of the world’s most remote places in Asia, North America and Europe.
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Life and Paintings of Gerbrand van den Eeckhout (1621 – 1674)

Life and Paintings of Gerbrand van den Eeckhout (1621 – 1674) | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout (August 19, 1621 – September 29, 1674), was a Dutch Golden Age painter and a favourite student of Rembrandt. He was also an etcher, an amateur poet, a collector and an adviser on art.

Gerbrand was born in Amsterdam, the son of a jeweller, a Mennonite who fled after 1585 from Antwerp to the north. In 1631 his mother died. His father’s second wife was Cornelia Dedel, the daughter of a founder of the Delft chamber of the Dutch East India Company.

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ROA "Armadillo" New Mural For Art Basel '13 - Miami, USA

ROA "Armadillo" New Mural For Art Basel '13 - Miami, USA | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
ROA is also in Miami for Art Basel 2013 where he just finished working on this new piece in Wynwood.
The globe-trotting street artist painted a beautiful monochromatic mural featuring one his loveable animals as subjects.
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eL Seed New Mural At The Maison De Tunisie - Paris, France

eL Seed New Mural At The Maison De Tunisie - Paris, France | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
While we last heard from him in UK (Covered), eL Seed is now back in France where he spent the last week working on this piece in Paris at the Maison de Tunisie.
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MMM Exclusive: Experiencing Jaume Plensa's "Wonderland"

MMM Exclusive: Experiencing Jaume Plensa's "Wonderland" | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
When I visited Calgary earlier this year to cover Beakerhead, I had the pleasure of walking around the city with an extremely talented photographer named Neil Zeller.
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2D Or Not 2D – Models Transformed Into 2D Portrait Images with Face Paint

2D Or Not 2D – Models Transformed Into 2D Portrait Images with Face Paint | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

“After receiving much attention for his last black and white face-painted photography series Weird Beauty, Russian photographer Alexander Khokhlov is back with another unique concept and a lot more color. Teaming up again with Valeriya Kutsan, one of the best make-up artists in Russia, they have created a new series called 2D or Not 2D that transforms the faces of models into 2-dimensional paintings.”

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David Foster’s Amazing Hammered-Nail Portraits

David Foster’s Amazing Hammered-Nail Portraits | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Who would have ever thought that fine art could be created out of something as crude as a hammer and a bunch of nails? I’ve seen several art forms made using Pointillism before, but former architect David Foster’s work is quite unique.
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David’s art covers a range of subjects: celebrities, animals, flowers and get this – even a hammer and nail! The level of precision and realism in his art is a result of years of practicing and perfecting his technique. On his website he says, “I have always been fascinated with how little information the brain needs to interpret a picture.” He loves the simplicity of a picture just made out of dots.

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Polish Concert Pianist Builds a ‘Viola Organista’ Based on a 500-Year-Old Sketch from Leonardo Da Vinci

Polish Concert Pianist Builds a ‘Viola Organista’ Based on a 500-Year-Old Sketch from Leonardo Da Vinci | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Viola Organista built by Slawomir Zubrzycki Codex Atlanticus by Leonardo Da Vinci, (page 93r) Buried in the pages of Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous 15th century notebooks, amongst the sketches of flying machines, parachutes, diving suits, and armored...
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Weekly Poem: Michael Davidson reads 'The Second City'

Weekly Poem: Michael Davidson reads 'The Second City' | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The Second City for Cathy Simon Even though there are motorized conveyances I am on foot; even though there is a map I negotiate the streets by landmark there are no landmarks but a series of edges common to several cities the hill is in San...
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Life and Paintings Domenico Fetti (1589 – 1623)

Life and Paintings Domenico Fetti (1589 – 1623) | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Domenico Fetti (also spelled Feti) (c. 1589 – 1623) was an Italian Baroque painter active mainly in Rome, Mantua and Venice.
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Photography by Dheny Patungka

Photography by Dheny Patungka | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Dheny Patungka is a photographer based in Bandung Indonesia who created the surreal photography.
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Art Basel Miami '13 Interview Series: Jen Stark Talks the Spiritual Influences Behind Her Psychedelic Sculptures

Art Basel Miami '13 Interview Series: Jen Stark Talks the Spiritual Influences Behind Her Psychedelic Sculptures | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The artist talks about her psychedelic work with Martha Otero Gallery at this year's PULSE art fair.
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Concept art illustrations by Dibujante-nocturno

Concept art illustrations by Spanish based artist Francisco Garcés. Horror warriors and creatures portraits.
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Illustrations by Xiao Bing

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Bezt New Mural For Art Basel '13 - Wynwood, Miami

Bezt New Mural For Art Basel '13 - Wynwood, Miami | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
While you discovered our progress shots of Bezt's earlier this week, the member of the infamous Etam cru has now finished his newest street piece. The new wall is featuring a lot familiar elements we've seen from the Polish artists, such as glowing...
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David Walker New Mural For Art Basel '13 - Miami, USA

David Walker New Mural For Art Basel '13 - Miami, USA | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Our friend David Walker was also in Miami for Art Basel 2013 where he spent two days working on this stunning new piece.
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Medieval art by Gaius

Sci-fi and fantasy concept art, something mediveal alike by UK based artist Gaius31duke.
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Review: AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME

Review: AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
We’ve been talking a lot about the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who lately; God knows I have.
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The Colorful Work of Natalia Rak – From Canvas to Multistory Mural

The Colorful Work of Natalia Rak – From Canvas to Multistory Mural | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Poland based artist Natalia Rak is adept on a variety of scales.  Her style and technical skill holds true from the canvas to the multi-story mural.
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Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Diminish and Ascend is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase.
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Slavoj Žižek & Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Exchange An Extraordinary Series of Letters

Slavoj Žižek & Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Exchange An Extraordinary Series of Letters | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Missing for almost a month, imprisoned Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been reported by her husband as recovering in a Siberian hospital from issues related to her hunger strike.
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Arborsculpture - The Art of Turning Young Trees into Living Works of Art | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Arborsculpture - The Art of Turning Young Trees into Living Works of Art | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Arborsculpture is a unique technique of shaping young trees into artistic or useful shapes, by grafting or pruning. Creating just one arborsculpture sometimes takes over ten years
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Latest Art by Jae Cheol Park

Latest Art by Jae Cheol Park | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Dose of latest artworks by talented Jae Cheol Park.
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