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Olafur Eliasson, is a Danish-Icelandic artist, who in 1995 established Studio Olafur Eliasson in Berlin, a laboratory for spatial research. Eliasson represented Denmark at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003 and later that year installed The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall of Tate Modern, London. Eliasson was commissioned by The Public Art Fund to create four man-made waterfalls., this installation called [...]

Neue Galerie New York presents “Otto Dix,” the first solo museum exhibition of works by this major German artist ever held in North America. The exhibit opened today and plans on running through August 30, 2010. Organized by Olaf Peters, Professor of Modern Art History and Art Theory at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, the show will [...]

Remember that bit o’ news the other day that Lindsay Lohan got suing mad at E-Trade for their SuperBowl commercial because they thought they were talking about her in the ad and decided to sue them for a bagillion dollars? Well the folks over at Gallery of The Absurd posted this hilariously awesome print in [...]

ROMAN POLANSKI AT DUSSELDORF FILMMUSEUM Roman Polanski, the award-winning director known as much for drugging and having sex with a 13-year-old girl at Jack Nicholson’s house in the 70′s, as for acclaimed films such as The Pianist and Rosemary’s Baby, is now getting even more media attention, but this time it is for something a little different. On [...]

Daily Design Inspiration is just that. A daily dose of eye candy to highlight artworks utilizing graphic design, painting, illustration techniques, or computer graphics, that we find for your viewing pleasure. Today’s edition is…Steampunk. Don’t know what Steampunk is? Well read on… Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction and speculative fiction, frequently featuring elements of fantasy, that [...]

This is absolutely brilliant! From designer Chris Dimino comes a cuckoo clock themed after Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror movie The Shining. Dimino was challenged to create a cuckoo clock by which the clock itself, the cuckoo motion, sound, and the pendulum capture a moment in time fitting these elements to a concept. His solution?  When the clock strikes [...]

IS CARAVAGGIO REPLACING MICHELANGO AS THE GREATEST ITALIAN ARTIST? According to an art historian at the University of Toronto, Philip Sohm he is. He has studied the number of writings (books, catalogs and scholarly papers) on both of them during the last 50 years. Mr. Sohm has found that Caravaggio has gradually, if unevenly, overtaken [...]


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