Atop a lush green hill in the Apulia region of Southern Italy sits the Castel Del Monte, an Italian castle constructed in 1240. In the 18th century, all of the interior marble was removed, leaving only the stone behind. It’s the perfect backdrop for Miguel Chevalier’s Magic Carpets: an interactive digital animation of medieval tapestries […]
Seth Newburg has a phone. It’s a new phone, just a prototype. Almost no one here at Google has seen it yet. Newburg is sitting in a corner conference room in Google’s Mountain View headquarters, fresh off an airplane, with me at his side, and a photographer standing over his shoulder firing through pictures of […]
The Influencers started as an experimental project in 2004, a now far-off age when YouTube was still non-existent and the remixing of popular culture was a complex practice that smacked of the underground. New artistic and activist ferments were emerging from the first wave of digital euphoria and the growing globalisation of ideas: mass culture, […]
An award-winning design for the toilet of the future makes it easier to switch to a more natural posture.
“Constructing Worlds”, at the Barbican Centre, looks beyond the medium’s ability to document the built world and explores the power of photography to reveal truths about society.
The image that Schiele leaves with us through his multiple self-portraits and erotic works is that of a feral, beetle-browed, sexually omnivorous misfit.. Despite its inclusion of more than 130 works on paper and canvas, the ravishing retrospective Egon Schiele: Portraits, occupying the third floor of New York’s Neue Galerie, leaves you hungry. Not f… […]
Ruins: Spend some of your Halloween browsing through these 13 creepy, amazing, staggering, beautiful, spooky collections of places left behind by history.
When Zelda Sayre married legendary Jazz Age novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald to become Zelda Fitzgerald, she was apointed “the first American flapper” and embarked on one of the most turbulent relationships in literary history. Though best-remembered as a writer and dancer, Zelda, unbeknownst to many, not only considered herself an artist but was also an […]
One of London’s best galleries for graphic design and illustration is closing. Here’s how you can help find it a new home (and pick up some wonderful artworks too).. Help save the Kemistry Gallery. London’s graphic design champion faces closure and seeks to finance a pop-up exhibition to stake out a future path ( )
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