Project 365 – Making Art Accessible

Project 365 – Making Art Accessible

Project 365 – The Art of Giving and Contributing   [ale_divider style=”thin” text=”notext”] Divider Text [/ale_divider] This article is about ‘Project 365’, an art initiative based on the foundation of giving and inspiring, and highlighting …

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Art Against the Established Norms

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  Art Against the Established Norms The French Impressionists Challenge of The Salon A David and Goliath Art-Tale   This article is our first contribution to the ArtSmart Roundtable, a monthly event of a group …

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The Human Earth Project

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The complexities of human trafficking – Documented   For a moment we will turn our eyes to a project we support and hope will do well. A project we hope will create an increased awareness …

The Scream Versions Around the World

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[Tweet “How many Scream version are there? Edvard Munch’s most famous painting explained.”]   How Many Screams to Count?   If you’re visiting Oslo, it will be inevitable: you will be attracted by the force …

Discovering Street Art With Your iPhone

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The art forms among our favourites is an genre that’s generally free to view and accessible 24/7, no entrance fee needed. The only issue you usually might face is finding it. What we’re talking about …

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European Capitals of Culture 2014

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  European Capitals of Culture 2014   The article below is presenting the European Capitals of Culture for 2014. Are you instead more interested in the new capitals for 2015? Then go ahead and check …

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Calatrava Sued for Decaying Spaceship in Valencia

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You know the expression: not all that glitters is necessarily gold? Is it possibly the same situation with the extravagant Calatrava-designed ‘Palau de Las Artes‘ in Valencia, Spain. At least if you choose to listen to …

The Worst Tours of Porto

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  ‘The Worst Tours’ of Porto   Frankly, aren’t we all a bit fed up with everything being packaged oh-so-nicely, everything being painted out as oh-so-wonderful in the tourism industry? Well, maybe not fully, in …

The Accidental Snow Artist

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The winter is upon us, and naturally the colder days keep most of us indoors. Perfect days for spending time in museums, galleries, or why not making your own art in the comfort of a …

Amsterdam Light Festival In Pictures

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Illuminade – The Walking Route As soon as you walk out of Amsterdam’s Central Station coming weeks, you’ll be surprised by some special lights and no, we are not referring to the huge Christmas tree …

Escher Meets Islamic Art

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If you are as fascinated by the work of the Dutch graphic artist Escher, we are sure ‘Escher Meets Islamic Art’, the title of his current exhibition in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, will grab your attention. …

Amsterdam Light Festival – Everything’s Illuminated

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  Amsterdam Light Festival 2013   Everything’s Illuminated . Yes it’s that time of the year in Amsterdam. Around the 5th of December Sinterklaas – aka Saint Nicholas – is coming to town, with presents …

Yayoi Kusama’s LED Lit Rabbit Hole

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Yayoi Kusama’s LED Lit Rabbit Hole   You might expect a long line to get into some exhibitions in New York, after all, there’s the MoMa, the MET, the Guggenheim… But the exhibition with the …

Yann Arthus Bertrand’s Movie: Human

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[ale_one_half] You probably know the name of photographer Yann Arthus Bertrand best from his project “The Earth From Above”, during which he shot impressive photos of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, taken from helicopters and …

Hong Kong’s Beehive-Resembling Architecture

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If you’ve been to Hong Kong, or some other of the Chinese mega-cities, you’ll know exactly what we are going to refer to here. If not, we’ll try to give you an idea, with the …