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Explosive Light-Based Installations by Adela Andea

Explosive Light-Based Installations by Adela Andea | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
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Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles Reconfigured Using 3,144 Bikes in Toronto | Colossal

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Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

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Take a Vertigo-Inducing Walk into the Infinite Inside Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms at David Zwirner in New York | Colossal

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Beneath the Surface: Sublime Underwater Portraits by Samantha French | Colossal

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Back to Light: Artist Caleb Charland Uses Fruit Batteries to Illuminate Long-Exposure Photographs | Colossal

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High Speed Photos of Combusting Alcohol Look like X-Rays of the Human Brain | Colossal

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10 Contemporary Chinese Artists You Should Know - Huffington Post

10 Contemporary Chinese Artists You Should Know - Huffington Post | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
10 Contemporary Chinese Artists You Should Know Huffington Post It's no secret that China has a formidable art scene, anchored on one side by a market hungry for collectable masterpieces and the other, by an established class of contemporary...
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Amanda Lane's curator insight, July 3, 2014 8:26 PM

Art institutes have taken notice -- not only has New York's premiere haven, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, turned its attention to the East in "Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China," so too has RH Contemporary Art, Restoration Hardware's gallery experiment, with its upcoming exhibition focusing on 12 "new artists" from the country. So why is it then, that most Western audiences would be hard pressed to identify the leaders in Chinese contemporary art -- at least, those who aren't Ai Weiwei or Cai Guo-Qiang?

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The Photography Blog - Independent Blogs

The Photography Blog - Independent Blogs | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
For Tom it's a line drawn between art and truth; artistic expression in our personal work, for example, as opposed to faithful documentary work for a newspaper on behalf of its readers. In this two part blog ...
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Review of Cindy Sherman at the Dallas Museum of Art - Dallas Art News

Review of Cindy Sherman at the Dallas Museum of Art - Dallas Art News | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
Dallas Art News Review of Cindy Sherman at the Dallas Museum of Art Dallas Art News Through the familiar language of photography, and employing signifier or visual codes which hold meaning in popular culture and the media, Sherman appropriates the...
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Hacking Hollywood: How Digital Insurgents Are Disrupting Film

Hacking Hollywood: How Digital Insurgents Are Disrupting Film | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
Powerful technological forces are at disrupting Hollywood. With the help of "hacker" filmmakers, the landscape will be up-ended in the coming years.
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A New Contemporary Art Museum in South Africa Aims to Represent the Continent and Its Diaspora

A New Contemporary Art Museum in South Africa Aims to Represent the Continent and Its Diaspora | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
Intended to represent Africa and its diasporas, the inaugural exhibition of the permanent collection attempts to give shape to the plurality of African identities and visual languages.
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Artist Do-Ho Suh Sculpts Appliances from his Manhattan Apartment out of Polyester | Colossal

Artist Do-Ho Suh Sculpts Appliances from his Manhattan Apartment out of Polyester | Colossal | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
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Artist Do Ho Suh Compares His Previous Homes By Creating 1:1 Silk Replicas, One Inside the Other | Colossal

Artist Do Ho Suh Compares His Previous Homes By Creating 1:1 Silk Replicas, One Inside the Other | Colossal | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
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Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes | Colossal

Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes | Colossal | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
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Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn | Colossal

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Top 20 Articles / All Time | Colossal

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Lalla Essaydi's installation brings sense of female progression to ... - Daily Californian

Lalla Essaydi's installation brings sense of female progression to ... - Daily Californian | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
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Interactive gallery exhibit mimics fish scales - Victoria Times Colonist

Interactive gallery exhibit mimics fish scales - Victoria Times Colonist | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
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Interactive gallery exhibit mimics fish scales
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And then I do the artistic side — making paper things and taking the technology and turning it into art,” Odowichuk said.
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Amanda Lane's curator insight, July 3, 2014 8:30 PM

Odowichuk and Reimer, who met as engineering students at the University of Victoria, have been creating interactive art together for about a year — including a Christmas tree with interractive lights in Centennial Square in December.

While Reimer, a computer engineer, focuses on programming the pieces, electrical engineer Odowichuk said she works on the creative side.

- See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/entertainment/visual-arts/interactive-gallery-exhibit-mimics-fish-scales-1.78847#sthash.YOHj9Iag.dpuf

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Hi-Fructose: The New Contemporary Art Magazine Volume 27

Hi-Fructose: The New Contemporary Art Magazine Volume 27 | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
Volume 27 of Hi-Fructose: The New Contemporary Art Magazine has recently been announced and it will feature incredible designs by contemporary artists from around the world. You can preview and pre-order a copy of this ...
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What Was Contemporary Art? A New Book Asks the Question - LA Weekly (blog)

What Was Contemporary Art? A New Book Asks the Question - LA Weekly (blog) | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
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What Was Contemporary Art? A New Book Asks the Question
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No one knows that question better than art historian, author and professor Richard Meyer.
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After His Tokyo Arrest, Full-Frontal Photog Leslie Kee Talks Art and Obscenity | Artinfo

After His Tokyo Arrest, Full-Frontal Photog Leslie Kee Talks Art and Obscenity | Artinfo | Looking at Contemporary Art | Scoop.it
Where is the line between art and porn blurred in Japan? This photographer is finding out.
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