January 17, 2022

Art News

Beyond the Window

The first lockdown was implemented across the UK in March 2020, nearly two years ago. During this time, whilst taking one-hour walks around her West London neighbourhood, photographer and Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Julia Fullerton-Batten (b. 1970) noticed people looking out from behind their windows. It sparked an idea. She reached out on social media and posted

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The Energy of Desire

The work is very strong in energy. The desire to show how dreams come true inspired me. This is an accurate belief that a miracle will happen now. Red color as a conductor of strong positive and creative energy. It creates a glow in anticipation of the expected fulfillment of the most intimate desires. Energetic

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My flowers

White lace on the dress sets off a delicate blush on the cheeks. The look is calm and gentle. Locks of hair are knocked out from under the cap. Thin graceful fingers are holding the flower. A shy smile slides over her face.

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Museum News

The Louvre May Take Far-Right Politician Marine Le Pen to Court For Using the Museum in a Campaign Video

The Louvre may be taking legal action against politician Marine Le Pen, who leads the far-right National Rally party, for filming a presidential election campaign video with the Paris museum’s iconic architecture as a backdrop. The three-and-a-half-minute clip that went live on Saturday, January 15, saw the 53-year-old Le Pen taking a stroll in front

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Event News

In Pictures: A New Exhibition Brings Together Maps From ‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and Other Fictional Worlds

Even authors who create elaborate fictional landscapes need directions sometimes. That much is clear in “Mapping Fiction,” a new exhibition at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in California, which examines the ways authors and cartographers have mapped out fantastical worlds both like and unlike our own.  The show coincides with the centennial

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Call For Artists

The World of Fairy Tales: Dreamy Illustrations by David Listón

David Sierra Listón is an artist from Madrid who mainly specializes in book illustrations. His work includes artwork for Vitor Hugo’s Les Misérables, Little Red Riding Hood, and many other books, including contemporary ones. Liston’s drawings are distinctive, sweet and pleasing beyond belief – just the way we like them. More: David Listón, Instagram

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North American Art

Beautiful Photos of Margaux Hemingway in the 1970s and ’80s

Born 1954 in Portland, Oregon, American fashion model, actress and the granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway Margaux Hemingway earned success as a supermodel in the mid-1970s, appearing on the covers of magazines including Cosmopolitan, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Time. Hemingway signed a million-dollar contract for Fabergé as the spokesmodel for Babe perfume. Her later

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Art In Architecture

This Photographer Perfectly Captures Sand Sculptures Naturally Carved By The Winds

Mother nature never ceases to surprise us with its wonderful creations– And while many of those creations are temporary, photographers like Joshua Novicki manage to capture them. Recently, he captured some mesmerizing sand structures that were formed by wind erosion along the shores of Lake Michigan. More: Joshua Novicki, Instagram, Facebook h/t: demilked In a

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