November 19, 2020

Art News

David Adjaye:Memory and Innovation

Sir David Adjaye OBE (b. 1966) is one of the most important architects working today. He is recognised for landmark projects around the world – including the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. Recently, Adjaye was announced as the recipient of the 2021 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture – the

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Art News

This Guy Transformed A 1961 VW Beetle Deluxe Into A Black Matte Roadster

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars in automotive history. Sure, the classic Type 1 was considered a tad bit underpowered and technically unimpressive compared to its competition. However, what it lacked on the inside was vastly outweighed by its never-before-seen aesthetic—so much so that just by looking at it, you can’t

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Asian Art

Marissa Oosterlee Creates Beautiful Hypperrealistic Portraits of Submerged Woman

The precision and technique with which Marissa Oosterlee utilizes provides us with pieces that possess incredible rendering. The artist paints portraits of submerged women with incredible detail. In these, Marissa creates her own reality. Looking at them, one would almost feel the liquid freeing us, from weightlessness. Marissa explains that “the sea and nature are

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Art News

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Selects Winning Proposal for its New Waterfront Home

After releasing the three shortlisted entries in mid September following an international competition, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has selected a winning concept for its bold new complex on the Salter Block of Halifax’s waterfront. The proposal — conceived by a  team comprised of Toronto’s KPMB Architects with Toronto- and Halifax-based Omar Gandhi Architect,

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