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The Personal Belongings of Frida Kahlo Revealed In New Photo Exhibition. Frida by Ishiuchi #27, 2012-2015 © Ishiuchi Miyako.

The Personal Belongings of Frida Kahlo Revealed In New Photo Exhibition

Courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery Frida by Ishiuchi #36, 2012-2015 © Ishiuchi Miyako. Courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery When Frida Kahlo died in July of 1954, her husband and fellow painter Diego Rivera secreted hundreds of her personal belongings in a small bathroom within the home where she had been born forty-seven years before and where they had lived side by side in her final years.

Nicknamed The Blue House, the homestead would soon become the Frida Kahlo Museum, but Rivera left directions that the bathroom remain shuttered to the outside world until at least fifteen years after his own death. Untitled. In the Wings: How New York City Ballet's Storied 'Nutcracker' Gets Made. Type to search The 8 Worst Things You Can Do to Your Skin 11 Albums That'll Get You Through Your Work Day Exclusive Sneak Peek: Cover Girl Gwyneth Paltrow 21 Beauty Trends We Hope We Never See Again.

In the Wings: How New York City Ballet's Storied 'Nutcracker' Gets Made

Astonishing portraits you won't believe aren't photos. La vida en Instagram de las princesas de Disney es tan aburrida como la nuestra. Doctor Scroggy's War by Howard Brenton. The New Yorker cartoon editor picks his favorite drawings. Bob Mankoff lives and breathes cartoons.

The New Yorker cartoon editor picks his favorite drawings

He’s drawn many himself — he’s had a contract with The New Yorker for more than 30 years and, in 1997, he became the magazine’s cartoon editor. It’s now his job to sift through the 1,000 or so “idea drawings” (as they’re called within The New Yorker‘s walls) that are submitted each week — and decide upon the 17 or so that will make it into print. As Mankoff explains in great detail in his TED Talk, he has a keen idea of what works within the context of the cerebral pages of his magazine. And he’s built up a stable of his own favorite drawings over the years.

THE REAL LIFE MODELS. 'Fictitious Dishes', a Book That Recreates Meals From Your Favorite Novels. Typography Inspired Office Concept By Benoit Challand – Made in Shoreditch. Teenage by Matt Wolf - Culture Talks. We were all teenagers once, but some were more so than others.

Teenage by Matt Wolf - Culture Talks

Indeed, a century ago, one was a child and played, then one was an adult and worked – life didn’t allow for that hazy middle bit where emotions ruled, tears proliferated and parents didn’t understand. In Matt Wolf’s dreamlike documentary Teenage, he shows, through archive footage, new film fabricated to look like old, and contemporary teenage diaries brought to life by the likes of Ben Wishaw, that heady period of change, when, for good or bad, the young took control of their own destinies and passions.

Photos of the Real World: Amy Powell’s Family Album. When Amy Powell’s open, heartfelt email below landed in my inbox, as an introduction to her pictures, it brought home to me — in an unexpectedly powerful way — how indispensable a medium like photography can be: intrinsic to one’s being, a bond between loved ones, and a way of representing the complexities of life that, as Amy puts it, are “hard as hell for some people.”

Photos of the Real World: Amy Powell’s Family Album

It was through a camera, she notes, that her mom “showed me affection as a child. When she took pictures of me I felt loved and special, like something to treasure.” Hungry Planet: What The World Eats. Best Gifs Ever - Funniest Animated Pictures 2013. The art of self-help. Japan: A Skier's Journey EP1 S3. Tjalf Sparnaay. WeTheUrban. ART: Incredible Finger Drawings by Judith Braun As strange as it sounds, New York-based artist Judith Braun creates all these wonderful landscapes and abstract patterns using nothing but her fingers dipped in charcoal dust.

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Braun says that she often uses her both hands simultaneously to the extent of arms’ reach as this allows the inherent symmetry of the body to generate a gestural vocabulary of mark making. WeTheUrban. PHOTOGRAPHY: Portraits of Soldiers Before & After War Photographer, journalist and filmmaker Lalage Snow realized some striking portraits of British soldiers, taken over a period of eight month before, during and after their operational deployment in Afghanistan.

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As usual a picture is worth a thousand words, and the signs of the war are clearly visible on the soldiers’ faces. Building a Museum: Report from Down East - James Fallows. Top 10 Collage Artists: Hannah Höch to Man Ray - In Pictures. From its roots in European Dadaism in the early years of the twentieth century, shadowing modernism and tracing its way through photography, collage is a medium as diverse as it is politically charged.

Top 10 Collage Artists: Hannah Höch to Man Ray - In Pictures

Emerging as a reaction to the First World War, collage allowed artists to interact with existing materials – anything from newsprint and magazines to maps, tickets and propaganda and photographs – to rip them apart and then reassemble them, creating visually dynamic hybrids. Coined by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, the term ‘collage’ points towards a medium simultaneously serious and tongue-in-cheek; a technique that is deeply referential of the political world in which the works were produced. Via the assemblage of different objects and images, collage interrogates the fundamental concept of what it is to create art, whilst offering a prismatic reflection of the social change and upheaval of the twentieth century. Blanca Li: “Cada momento artístico tiene que llevarme hacia delante” Jonah Bokaer "Ulysses Syndrome" Choreographer. INSPIRATION. The Gap: An Inspirational Video About How All Artists Struggle in the Beginning.

Sigur Rós: Valtari. The Restaurateur Makes His London Debut With a New Sex Shop Fronted Mexican Joint Chorizo, lobster and lime reveal their unexpectedly lascivious side in still life photographers Metz + Racine’s saucy homage to London’s newest hotspot, La Bodega Negra.

Sigur Rós: Valtari

Using a color palette and mini-sets inspired by the Mexican architect Luis Barragán, Metz + Racine enlisted ingredients from the eatery’s menu. Hidden in a Soho basement behind a sex shop entryway that nods to the neighborhood’s notoriously kinky past, the restaurant offers an unabashedly large tequila selection, plenty of dimly lit corners and Mexican staples like ceviche, tacos and tostados, in addition to grill items like lamb barbacoa. Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera Agonistica Cult of Photography. Banksy vende valiosas obras en Central Park por 60 dólares. Nueva York, 14 oct (dpa) - El artista británico del graffiti Banksy vendió el fin de semana algunas de sus obras por sólo 60 dólares en un puesto en el Central Park de Nueva York, según reveló hoy en su página web.

Banksy vende valiosas obras en Central Park por 60 dólares

El enigmático artista, cuya identidad se desconoce y que está pasando un mes en Nueva York, afirma que el puesto ya no estará hoy allí. Las obras de Banksy se venden habitualmente por miles de dólares. En la web se ve un video de la venta de algunas de las obras y cómo los compradores reciben el abrazo de un hombre anciano. Pasan horas sin que nadie compre los cuadros ante la indiferencia de los viandantes, ajenos a que los Banksy son "cien por cien originales".

La primera adquisición la hace una mujer tras lograr un 50 por ciento de descuento. Banksy está realizando obras en las calles de Nueva York sin previo aviso cuya autoría el propio artista confirma a través de las redes sociales y de su página web. Printing The Internet Art Gallery Exhibit Mexico City. Can you imagine if the entire Internet were contained in a paper library?

What Does the Art World Have Against Jeff Koons? Marina Abramovic talks life and art ahead of her Luminato starring role. Illustrator draws faces, lets 4-year-old draw bodies, ends up with adorably weird art [14 pics]