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How Artists Survive: They Take Risks

Juri Koll | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Juri Koll

On the face of it, one might have reservations about a calligraphy show as art, the same way one might feel about "word art" in the contemporary sphere of the art world. For an artist, seeming too quick or spontaneous to an audience is a risk.

Meet The Japanese Artist Who Threw Like Pollock And Thought Like Picasso

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts

The great postwar artist Inoue Yuichi famously destroyed any work he thought “inferior,” As a result, Japanese collectors tend to hold onto their ...

What Makes Stickiness So Seductive?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Presented with something sticky, our teeth and jaws tell us that this substance is highly concentrated, extremely dense: thus either delicious or nutritious or both.

Israeli Scientists Warn: Arabic Is "Hard for the Brain"

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

BBC News Online's Health division decided this week to cover an obscure article in an obscure academic journal which covers the important subject of the Arabic versus Hebrew language.