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XIaolangdi Dam on the Yellow River

Water. Our life is impossible without it, it’s the symbol of life. And at the same time it can be a very scary and powerful force that we learn to fear, be it on sea or in the shape of the weather. The Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky is exhibiting his work, entitled ‘Water’, at Toronto’s Nicholas Metivier Gallery, starting next week, on September … Read More

David Bowie Is

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David Bowie is ... Watching You

Coming Sunday 11 August will be the last day of the exhibition ‘David Bowie Is‘ in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. With regular late night openings to cope with the demand and around 300,000 people having seen the exhibition until now, it has been one of the most successful events in the V&A ever. ‘David Bowie Is’ is … Read More

Walter de Maria Passed Away

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Walter de Maria Chicha Art Museum

Yesterday sculptor and composer Walter de Maria passed away at the age of 77. One of our favourite works of his can be found in the Chichu Art Museum on the island Naoshima in Japan and basically consists of a sphere and a number of wooden panels in a large room. The sparsely decorated room fills you with an unique feeling of … Read More

Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck

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Florentijn Hoffmans Rubber Duck

After having grown into a serious pop culture sensation in Hong Kong a larger version of Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck has now found a permanent home in Taiwan. Florentijn Hofman about his Rubber Duck: “The Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesn’t discriminate people and doesn’t have a political connotation. The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has healing properties: it can … Read More

Jazzberry Blue – Mapping The World in Art

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Jazzberry Blue Amsterdam Map

Do you like maps? We love them, especially when they are put into an art context. These maps and the idea behind the project completely summarise our interests: travel combined with art. It couldn’t be much more fun really.     The artist behind this abstract map project is Jazzberry Blue, a self-taught artist currently based in Toronto.   What’s … Read More

Art, Two Points at MACBA

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Art, Two Points

Want to escape the summer heat in Barcelona for a bit? The MACBA (Museum for Contemporary Art Barcelona) and CaixaForum just opened the joint exhibition “ART, TWO POINTS. BARCELONA LIVES CONTEMPORARY ART”. The exhibition shows an unusual journey through the art history of our time while exploring the tensions between the avant-garde and contemporary art scene. “ART, TWO POINTS. BARCELONA LIVES … Read More

The Melting Ceramics of Livia Marin

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Livia Marin Nomad-Patterns-4

The real beauty of art is often the element of surprise. Here’s a good example of it, the moment when you think: but of course. The artist is the London-based Chilean Livia Marin and the pictures shown here are representing pieces from her series called “Nomadic Patterns”. There are more pictures of her art on her site. The artistic aspirations … Read More

Simon Christen’s Adrift

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Simon Christen’s Adrift Emerge No 2

Every day in our life we can use five minutes of pure beauty. This is a gorgeous video by Simon Christen, a time-lapse project of the Golden Gate Bridge hidden in fog, shot under many early mornings. A video project showing great proof of perseverance, patience – and talent, which on top of it leaves you humbled. The video had just … Read More

Umbrellas in Àgueda

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The streets full of colourful umbrellas are back in Àgueda for the AgitÀgueda festival until 28th of July 2013. The below photo was made by Patrícia Almeida. You can admire more of her beautiful photos on her Flickr account. AgitÀgueda is a yearly cultural event that takes place in Àgueda, a tiny little municipality some eighty kilometers south of Porto. It … Read More

Ruud van Empel from Stockholm to Antwerp

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Ruud van Empel - World #25

After his exhibition Pictures Don’t Lie in Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden the photos of Dutch photographer Ruud van Empel are now on display in the FoMu – Fotomuseum – in Antwerpen, Belgium until 6 October ’13. By meticulously putting together different photos in Photoshop Van Empel creates new surreal images with a real feel.