Category: Art

8 Artists at the Paris Photo Fair Who Show Where Photography Is Going – The New York Times

Featured Images above:Left: “Samual Petersen” from the series “They Love Trampoline.” Mr. Petersen, 75 at the time of this picture, is a former fisherman who walks 2 hours every day to tend to his flock of sheep, Right: “Svínoy” from “They Love Trampoline.”  Credit Charlotte Abramow, via Fisheye Gallery

The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates – Atlas Obscura

The desert, as you’ve never seen it before. When he shoots deserts—which he does primarily in the Moroccan Sahara and Canary Islands—Tombolini explores in a 4×4 and either sets up camp or stays in the nearest village. “GPS is a huge help as once night comes in, the place changes

Mr America and American Manhood | Man-Pulp Mags

Joe Weider and his brother Ben – founders of the modern fitness and bodybuilding industry – also published Men’s Fitness and Adventure magazines in the 1950’s and 1960’s.   Kinda like “pulp novels” but in magazine form.  Topics ranged from sports and crime to the Korean War.  “You too can have muscles”

Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On the Wall

“King” by Candice Breitz “an installation consisting of 16 screens showing Jackson’s fans performing a capella the entire Thriller album” The exhibition Michael Jackson: On the Wall, curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, brings together works by over forty artists, all inspired by Michael Jackson, […] dailyartmagazine.com: Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On

Surreal Art from René Magritte

René Magritte (1898-1967) French-Belgian painter known for his surrealist art.  Many biographies refer to his style as “mysterious and full of magic”. Featured image at the top is “The Blank Check”  

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Why Gala Dalí—Muse, Model and Artist—Was More Than Just Salvador’s Wife | Smart News | Smithsonian

Barcelona exhibition draws on 315 artifacts to unravel the myths behind central surrealist figure smithsonianmag.com: Why Gala Dalí—Muse, Model and Artist—Was More Than Just Salvador’s Wife | Smart News | Smithsonian

‘McQueen’ Filmmaker Ian Bonhôte: “There were dark elements in Alexander’s life”

Filmmakers Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui are the latest people to pay tribute to … queerty.com: ‘McQueen’ filmmaker Ian Bonhôte: “There were dark elements in Alexander’s life”

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Each year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, a city of more than 75,000 people rises out of the dust for a single week. During that time, enormous experimental art installations are erected and many are ritually burned to the ground. The thriving temporary metropolis known as Burning Man is a

Art Oil Spill Series Fabian Oefner 768x864 trendland.com

Oil Spill Series by Fabian Oefner

The Oil Spill series is part of Fabian Oefner`s exploration of Iridescence. For this experiment, Oefner poured water into a black reservoir. With the aid of a syringe, he then added small drops of oil onto the water surface. Upon contact with the water, the oil started to expand and form

Brooklyn Museum: David Bowie is

Organized with unprecedented access to David Bowie’s personal archive, this exhibition explores the creative process of an artist whose sustained reinventions, innovative collaborations, and bold characterizations revolutionized the way we see music…… continue to read at brooklynmuseum.org: Brooklyn Museum: David Bowie is The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located

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