November 23, 2021

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Beautiful Vintage Portraits of Björk in the 1980s

Björk is an Icelandic singer-songwriter and founding member of the band the Sugarcubes. She went on to a strong solo career with songs like “I’ve Seen It All” and “Human Behaviour,” as well as acting success. h/t: vintag.es Björk was born Björk Guðmundsdóttir on November 21, 1965, in Reykjavik, Iceland. Having grown up in a

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Kandis Williams

Dancers intermingle through time and space across sixteen large-scale collages, a video, and six sculptural, plant-like assemblages in the Los Angeles–based artist Kandis Williams’s first New York solo

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Creative Drawings On Pictures Of Everyday Objects Created By Artist Irfan Yilmaz

Turkish-born artist Irfan Yilmaz, currently living in Boston, Massachusetts, who is known as “Doodletheaction” on his Instagram creates drawings on pictures of everyday objects. Irfan allows us to imagine what ordinary photos would look like if they had certain feelings and emotions portrayed visually. Irfan Yilmaz adds a touch of surrealism to the photos he

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What I Buy and Why: John Dodelande on His Passion for Chinese Contemporary Art and Forging Links Between East and West

Inspired by the trade routes of the Silk Road and how artistic inspiration traveled from East to West, John Dodelande has always been passionate about finding the meeting points between both cultures. Based in Tbilisi, the 30-something collector has, since his early 20s, amassed a significant collection of Chinese contemporary art, with pieces by many

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A New York Woman Used This Mosaic From Caligula’s Party Boat as a Coffee Table for Years. Now, It Has Been Returned to Italy

In 2013, the Italian architect Dario Del Bufalo overheard a one-in-a-million conversation that led to the rediscovery of a priceless, 200-year-old mosaic that once belonged to the Roman Emperor Caligula. Del Bufalo recently told 60 Minutes that he was signing copies of his book Porphyry, about the red stone popular with Roman Emperors, at the Bulgari store in

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U.S. Sends Back More Than 900 Stolen Artifacts to Mali

A Houston division of Homeland Security Investigations said it sent back more than 900 artifacts believed to be stolen from Mali. Among them are artifacts that may date back to the Neolithic era. Investigators said that they had become aware of the artifacts in 2009, when U.S. Customs halted a container that arrived in Houston.

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