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Recycled Art by Jane Perkins

British artist Jane Perkins creates beautiful works of art using everyday objects like marbles, toys or buttons picked up from recycling centers, second-hand shops and junkyards. She uses anything from shells, beads, jewelry ...


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Stunning Underwater Photography by Alexander Safonov

Alexander Safonov is a software architect from Voronezh, Russia who currently lives and works in Discovery Bay, Hong Kong and has spent the past 8 years avidly pursuing his hobby of underwater photography. Safonov’s particul...


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3D Pencils Drawings by Ben Heine

Belgian artist Ben Heine, who started the fascinating ‘Pencil vs Camera’, a work that mixes drawing and photography to create some fascinating imagery in 2010, has created these stunning pencil sketches that appear to jump...



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National Flags Designed Using Foods

Can you eat your nation’s flag? This sounds really crazy, but  the advertising agency WHYBIN\TBWA has come to Sydney International Food Festival as one of its promoters with these ‘eatable’ flags. The agen...


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Delicious Paintings by Luigi Benedicenti

Luigi Benedicenti is an eminent photorealistic artist from Italy who is known for his photo-realistic food paintings. His paintings surpassed the limits of reality with highly improved techniques and fine details. Yes, it’s...


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Beautiful Photographs by Svetlana Belyaeva

Svetlana Belyaeva is a young and talented photographer from Russia. Her fashion or beauty photography is absolutely gorgeous. She is expert in capturing motion figures with great style and high quality. Of course, you can tell...



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Body Art Illusions by Gesine Marwedel

25-year-old German artist Gesine Marwedel uses human body as a canvases despite the fact that it’s one of the most challenging canvases for an artist: it breathes, sweats and moves. From flamingo to iguana, tiger to dolphin...


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Greenland Reflection by Michael Quinn

Just another beauty of nature… With this series you can see on the pictures, landscape photographer Michael Quinn takes us on a visual adventure. He discovers Greenland through these dreamy natural formations that seem to...


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The First Printed İn The U.S. Sells For $14 Million

The first book printed in the United States of America sold for more than $14 million at auction in New York Tuesday, Sotheby’s said, becoming the world’s most expensive book. Bidding opened at $6 million and closed just mi...



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Slinkachu’s “Little People Project”

British artist Slinkachu hand paints and remodels miniature characters and places them in big cities, encouraging us city folk to be more aware of our surroundings and appreciative of the little details in life.  Slinkachu cre...


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Mechanical Insect Sculptures by Edouard Martinet

French artist Edouard Martinet has an incredible talent for seeing bits and pieces of junk as more than just piles of trash. Part of a car, bicycle, umbrella, compass, typewriter, clock, compass, the list of materials that Mart...


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Renaud Marion Photographs: Air Drive

French photographer Renaud Marion has captured surrealistic scenes of iconic, classic cars hovering just above the ground. Fittingly titled ‘Air Drive, the collection features a small collection of classic automobiles inclu...



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Francis Bacon Painting Sells For World-Record

A 1969 painting by the British painter Francis Bacon set a new word record for the most expensive painting ever auctioned off, when it sold at Christie’s Auction House in Manhattan for a staggering $142.4 million. Calle the &...


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Cheryl Kelley’s Photo-Realistic Paintings

Cheryl Kelley is an artist from Texas, USA who has a real talent in painting classic muscle cars. She creates photorealistic renderings of iconic automobiles. Her works look like high-definition photos enhanced in Photoshop, b...


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Jazz is not about what you play, it is about how you play it…

Dear readers; unlike the Jazz music performed today, during the first years of Jazz, people preferred it for dancing not just for listening. The striking feature and spirit of Jazz gained the attention of dancers. The changes i...



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Ragtime: The messenger of Jazz…

The French started moving to New Orleans in 1718. The following year 147 African slaves were brought in to the city to work. Actually, slavery had not spread that much during those years. In 1763, the French immigrant community...


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Anatomic Paper Art from Lisa Nilsson

Lisa Nilsson, a Rhode Island School of Design graduate, creates marvelous anatomical cross sections of the human body by rolling pieces of Japanese mulberry paper. Her anatomical cross sections have a realistic look that mak...


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François Chartier’s Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings

François Chartier from Montreal – Canada, is an amazing artist who creates still life oil paintings with near photorealistic quality. His paintings have been exhibited in many galleries in Canada, USA and Mexico and it s...



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Don’t Miss It: Tophane Art Walk

Tophane Art Walk is a bi-monthly local art map that aims to inform and update the contemporary art audience of Istanbul on the latest news of galleries, initiatives, museums and art institutions located in the Tophane district....


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Jazz: A melody of dark sorrow, revival, dreams and the blues…

 I am a Negro:  Black as the night is black, Black like the depths of my Africa. Caesar told me to keep his door-steps clean. Under my hand the pyramids arose.  I am a Negro:  Black as the night is black, Black like the d...


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Engine Art by Eric van Hove

Real car engines very complicated pieces of machinery, but this sculpture by Belgian conceptual artist Eric van Hove is on another level. Belgian artist hand built a Mercedes-Benz V12 engine from no less than 53 different ma...



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Chicago’s Blues King: Buddy Guy performs on October 3rd at Westbury, NY

This blues legend will be performing for his fans, live at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, New York on October 3rd. Buddy Guy’s name is well known and appreciated when it comes to Blues. He is accepted as the pioneer of the Chicago...


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Joe Bonamassa Performing Live in Manchester, GB on September 21st at Phones 4u Arena

Joe Bonamassa, Blues-rock guitar artist, vocalist and songwriter will be performing in Manchester, GB on September 21st at Phones 4u Arena. He was only 7 when he could play songs from legendary guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix. ...


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World’s Most Expensive Broom

While brooms are know to make use of plastic or organic bristles to help people in their cleaning endeavours, this broom made by Mark Wagner makes use of shredded dollar bills. The broom design is really uncomplicated; just rol...



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Celebrities in the Renaissance

The Renaissance period of history is an incredible one, full of artistic endeavor by the Italians, the Spanish and the French. Today we want to blow your mind with the following experiment. Let’s imagine that now is the Renai...


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Frankenstein Movie Poster Breaks Record

A Frankenstein insert movie poster sold at Heritage Auctions movie poster sale in Dallas for a record breaking $262,900. What makes this poster special is that its an insert poster of the 1931 horror monster film, which is to...


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“Victorian Wars” by Terry Fan

Based in Toronto Terry Fan is a Canadian illustrator who mostly works with ink, graphite and Photoshop. He is specialized in print, illustration for children books and t-shirt design. Today’s post features one of his series ...



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Paradise Parking by Peter Lippman

Paradise Parking is a series of car captures reclaimed by nature by the American-born and Paris-based photographer Peter Lippmann, a collection that will also be available as a book.  Peter Lippman spent two years to find ou...


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Balancing Art by Michael Grab

Michael Grab is a 28-years old American artist working in the genre of land art. Grab creates astonishing towers and orbs of balanced rocks using little more than patience and an astonishing sense of balance.  Grab says the a...


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8th Deleuze Colloquium in İstanbul

Philosophy days in İstanbul are between 27th of May and 1st of July. For the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze’s memory , it’s the event’s 8th time. Deleuze that we lost at 1995 and other famous names from ...



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Kairos 4Tet & Bojan Z Concerts in Istanbul

 For the opening day of the jazz event in Istanbul, called “A Strange Place for Jazz”, there are two important artists from France and England.   The jazz events first day starts at 8 pm with one of the best sa...


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6th İstanbul Documentary Days: “Documentarist”

Turkey’s most famous documentary festival come up! The organisation includes various documentaries called “Documentarist” is available between 1st and 6th of June. Lot’s of different movie makers from ...


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Akbank Art Is Hosting Korhan Başaran’s New Performances

Akbank Art Dance Atelier is going to host the Korhan Başaran’s new coreography for 3 performances during May, 2013. Akbank Art will also host the performance of Untitled by Korhan Başaran, a work which was designed in Sprin...



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The Istanbul International Arts and Culture Festival Is Coming Up!

The Istanbul International Arts and Culture Festival – Istancool is a fascinating and unique cultural summit bringing together some of the world’s most talented writers, designers, editors, actors, poets, filmmakers...


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After Cannes Film Festival 2013…

The 2013 Cannes film festival finished on Sunday at the closing ceremony with the awards announced for best film, best director and best screenplay. And below, you can see the winner list selected by the jury moderated by the f...


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Woody Allen’s New Movie: Blue Jasmine

Worldwidely famous director Woody Allen is coming with a new movie. The upcoming movie entitled as Blue Jasmine is set  to be released on July 26, 2013 in New York and Los Angeles and then in many countries. Blue Jasmine is th...