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El artista de castillos de arena del que Escher se sentiría orgulloso (FOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 8:29 AM

Al construir un castillo de arena, muchas personas se centran en lo básico —un montículo, un foso, almenas y quizá una torre del homenaje—. El artista neoyorkino Calvin Seibert, sin embargo, piensa a lo grande.

Inspirado por las creaciones de Marcel Breuer y los diseños neofuturistas...

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21 Gorgeous Documentaries Everyone Should Stream Right Now

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 10:29 AM


There are only so many hours in the week you can spend streaming old episodes of "Seinfeld," staring at a glowing screen while the faint echo of a bird tweeting reminds you that life on the other side of your apartment window still exists. Netflix is THE BEST,...

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How Cell Phones Would Change The Plots Of Famous Books

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 5:09 PM


High Schoolers reading Romeo and Juliet today probably have a hard time imagining a world in which two people have such catastrophically frustrating communication problems. "Romeo, send the girl a text before you initiate a complicated fake death scheme," a present-day Mercutio might suggest. "Drop her a DM. Toss over...

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Cats Are Taking Over Art Museums, Leaving No Feline-Obsessed Prisoners Behind

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 11:58 AM


If you are a human being with access to the Internet, you've seen a cat video.* The early lolcats, the veteran Lil Bub, the more recent two-legged "bunny cat." Cats have, in the words of one very feline-fascinated museum, taken over our online world.


That...

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New York Artist Sculpts Sandcastles That Would Make M.C. Escher Proud

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 9:23 AM


When it comes to sandcastle construction, most people focus on the basics -- a motte, a bailey, maybe a keep and a moat. New York artist Calvin Seibert, on the other hand, has bigger ideas.


Inspired by the brutalist buildings of Marcel...

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The Best Kind Of Supper Club Wonders What We'll Eat On Mars

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 2:47 PM


It's a question at least one person applying to hop on board Mars One -- the curious project that aims to send a permanent human colony to the Red Planet by 2027 -- must have asked. I repeat: will there be pizza on Mars? Because if you're contemplating a...

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When Hate Mail Becomes The Stuff Of Adorable Art

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 7:10 PM


Hate mail is mean. 


It's not a radical thought, particularly for those of us who spend much of our time writing on the Internet, and as a result, reading comments about our ass-hattedness on said Internet. Digital hate mail is so mean.


But, hate mail can...

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Manhattan's Hottest Rooftop Has A Sunset With No Sun

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 5:22 PM


Have you seen a sunset? OK, great. New question: Have you trekked to the roof of the new Whitney Museum in downtown Manhattan? No? Well, then you lied earlier. You HAVEN'T seen a sunset. Because there's only one sunset in this town, and it costs $22 to stare...

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Γυμνά σώματα καταλαμβάνουν μερικά από τα πιο εντυπωσιακά φυσικά τοπία του κόσμου

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 7:12 AM

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Ξέρετε αυτή τη σειρά παιδικών βιβλίων με τίτλο «Που είναι ο Γουόλι;», όπου σκοπός είναι να βρεις τον αγαπημένο χαρακτήρα με τη ριγέ λευκό-κόκκινη μπλούζα, τον κόκκινο σκούφο και το μπλε παντελόνι, ανάμεσα σε μια θάλασσα με σωσίες του; Σκεφτείτε το ίδιο κόνσεπτ, αλλά αντί...

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A Brief History Of Side-Eye In Medieval Art

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 1:32 PM


"Kim, your cloak is so cute. Where'd you get it?"


Kim: side-eye.

"After careful consideration, I think Dan smells fine."

Sole dissenter: side-eye.

"Trying out this new blue robe because I hate looking like we shop in the same linen closet."

Everybody else: side-eye.

"Imma let you finish...

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Nude Bodies Invade Some Of The World's Greatest Natural Landscapes

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 3:39 PM


Peer into the expanses of a Ruben Brulat photography, and you'll find yourself playing a different kind of Where's Waldo? Instead of a man in stripes gawking in a crowd of cartoon doppelgängers, you'll be searching for a nude body hiding in plain sight, nestled ever so...

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What Happens When An Art Museum Transforms Into A Giant Arcade

(2) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 12:40 PM

We took a 9-year-old girl genius obsessed with video games to interview the masterminds behind a psychedelic new Brooklyn show.

Meet Faile, a collective of two artists named Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller who together have a penchant for turning the halls of art galleries...

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슈퍼히어로의 지위를 위협하는 슈퍼히로인이 뜨고 있다(연구결과)

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 3:22 AM

1941년, 원더우먼이 세상에 등장했다. 미니스커트, 끈 없는 탑, 무릎까지 오는 부츠를 신은 그는 전사에 가까운 여신이었다. 진실의 올가미와 무기화된 장신구로 무장한 테미스키라의 다이애나는 최초의 널리 알려진 수퍼히로인이었다. 매우 남성적인 코믹스 왕국에 꼭 필요한 인물이었지만, 사실 그는 남성 슈퍼히어로에 비하면 신체 노출이 많은 데다, ‘본디지’를 연상시키는 액세서리를 많이 했던...

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A Mesmerizing 'Soundsuit' Memorializes Trayvon Martin's Death

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2015 | 3:45 PM


Behind what appears to be a beaded net stained the color of Skittles stands a hollow figure, made distinct by the hint of a sneaker sticking out from under the obscurity. Pan up from the shoe and there's a glimpse of a hooded sweatshirt topping off the towering...

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Watch Out, Wonder Woman, Female Superheroes Are On The Rise

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2015 | 3:01 PM


Source: Vocativ


 


 In 1941, the world was introduced to Wonder Woman, a warrior princess clad in a mini skirt, strapless top and knee-high boots. Equipped with her famous Lasso of Truth and some weaponized jewelry, Diana of Themyscira was the first widely recognized...

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Αυτά είναι τα 33 πιο εντυπωσιακά και καινοτόμα κτήρια που δημιουργήθηκαν φέτος

(1) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 11:51 AM

Το Παγκόσμιο Φεστιβάλ Αρχιτεκτονικής ολοκληρώθηκε στις αρχές του μήνα, βραβεύοντας τα κτήρια που έδωσαν βάρος στον πρωτοποριακό σχεδιασμό μέσα στο 2014. Από μια δημοτική βιβλιοθήκη στην Κίνα που λειτουργεί ταυτόχρονα και ως παιδική χαρά, μέχρι ένα Ναυτικό Μουσείο στη Δανία και μια φουτουριστική εκκλησία στην Ισπανία, οι νικητές του 7ου...

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13 Ways Artists Around The World Have Interpreted The American Flag

(14) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 10:36 AM

Happy (almost) birthday, America! We hope you're celebrating this festive occasion with no shortage of beverages, fireworks, BBQ and outdoor activities. But if you are in need of a brief party reprieve -- of the artistic variety -- we've got you covered.

In honor of Independence Day, we at...

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Here's A List Of All The Unconventional Art New Yorkers Need To See This Summer

(3) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 10:40 AM

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From L-R: "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life" courtesy of the New York Botanical Garden and photographer Robert Benson; "Living Pyramid" courtesy of American Academy Rome/Twitter; "COSMO" courtesy of Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation; "Constellation" courtesy of Todd Heisler/The New York Times/Redux; "Unframed –- Ellis Island"...

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53 Plays Written By Women That Deserve Your Attention

(1) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 9:25 AM

"Really, producers? Really" Suzy Evans pled in a 2014 piece for American Theatre, mimicking the comedic angst of Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers.

"The Pulitzer Prize [for drama] and all finalist nods go to women in 2014 and 68 percent of the Broadway audience is...

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Embroidered Paintings Conjure Fantasy Mashup Of 'The Bachelor' And 'OITNB'

(2) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 1:51 PM

"I was a contestant on The Bachelor. When I arrived at the mansion I was numb and depressed. The first night I didn’t shower or brush my hair. I think I was wearing sweatpants."

So begins a description for a series of embroidered paintings on view in...

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