Archive for July, 2010

The city of Al Hajjara in Republic of Yemen tucked precariously in the Haraz Mountains, is the city of Manakha, which is close to one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Sana. At an altitude of 2,300 meters, Manakha is the main city in the Haraz mountains and was an ancient stronghold. It [...]

Sculptor, painter and paper artist Andrea Kocks, born 1960 in Oberhausen, Germany, lives and works in New York City and Munich. Here are some examples of his gorgeous site-specific paper installations. Andreas graduated with a MFA in Sculpture from Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in 1989 after receiving a BFA in Integration of Fine Art and Architecture from [...]

Painter and illustrator Lonnie Busch‘s artwork covers a broad sprectrum from editorial work to advertising, characters, products, and food. He has created artwork for corporations and institutions across the United States, including the 2002 “Greetings from America” stamps and the 2004 “Summer Olympics” stamp for the US Postal Service. Not only that he has also [...]

Ever try to eat and hold book pages down with one hand, it’s cumbersome, unless it’s laying on a flat surface.  How about lying in bed?  Well, check out this cool product…the Thumb Thing Bookmark. Simply put the Thumb Thing on your thumb and pick up a book. The two wings will hold the pages open more easily than [...]

Designers simply adore Madonna. She has been photographed for adverts for Versace, Louis Vuitton, and Dolce and Gabanna in the past. Here are some new photographs for the Dolce & Gabanna 2010 Fall/Winter ad campaign featuring the Madonna yet again.

Telling Stories, based on the Rockwell collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, is the first major exhibition to explore in-depth the connections between Norman Rockwell’s iconic images of American life and the movies. Two of America’s best-known modern filmmakers—George Lucas and Steven Spielberg—recognized a kindred spirit in Rockwell and formed significant collections of his work. [...]

ROY LICHTENSTEIN EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM LUDWIG Roy Lichtenstein‘s exhibition Kunst als Motiv at Museum Ludwig, one can discover a completely different side to his art. In around 100 exhibits, predominantly large-sized paintings as well as accompanying drawings and sculptures, you can follow how he explored various styles from art history, ranging from Expressionism and Futurism to [...]

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