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Travel: You Can Now Rent Vincent Van Gogh’s “Bedroom” on Airbnb

Travel: You Can Now Rent Vincent Van Gogh’s “Bedroom” on Airbnb

mag813 February 10, 2016 0

The Art Institute of Chicago is currently hosting an exhibition of all three paintings that Post-Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh made of his bedroom in Arles in the South of France; to celebrate the

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Ink-stagram: How Instagram Has Made Tattoo Art the New Street Style

Ink-stagram: How Instagram Has Made Tattoo Art the New Street Style

mag813 August 25, 2015 0

What comes to mind when you think of tattoos? For me, it’s a sub-street-level tattoo parlor; neon lights buzzing and a feeling of comfortable uncleanliness. Dust, grime and cluttered collectibles adorn artists work spaces

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How The Food World Inspired A New Market For Art

How The Food World Inspired A New Market For Art

mag813 August 24, 2015 0

If you’ve ever strolled past your local park, coffee shop or house of worship and noticed boxes full of heirloom carrots, beets and radishes, then you’ve likely witnessed the bounties of the CSA, otherwise

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‘Archie’ Creator Tom Moore Passes Away at 86

‘Archie’ Creator Tom Moore Passes Away at 86

mag813 July 23, 2015 0

Classic American cartoonist Tom Moore, creator of Archie, has passed away due to lung cancer. The El Paso, Texas Navy veteran first gave life to Archie and his friends Jughead, Betty and Veronica back

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Portraits Fuse Human Faces with Nature and Architecture

Portraits Fuse Human Faces with Nature and Architecture

mag813 July 18, 2015 0

Spanish artist Antonio Mora’s double exposure portraits merge human faces with ethereal landscapes and distinct architectural forms. His visually intriguing combinations demonstrate the many curves, angles, and lines that can be found both within

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Crazy Mashup Photo Series by Stephen McMennamy

Crazy Mashup Photo Series by Stephen McMennamy

mag813 June 30, 2015 0

Delighted to share this mashup photography series by Stephen McMennamy who merges his original photography in humorous ways to create what he calls #ComboPhotos: two photos paired to create unexpected situations, usually involving huge

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GULF OF MEXICO BELOW THE BOAT WOOD CHART

GULF OF MEXICO BELOW THE BOAT WOOD CHART

mag813 June 13, 2015 0

Most of us have been out on the open water. Few of us know what lies beneath the surface. These Below the Boat Wood Charts use bathymetric charts — the underwater equivalent of topographic

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Possible New Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci Discovered

Possible New Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci Discovered

mag813 June 4, 2015 0

Whenever I imagine Leonardo da Vinci, I invariably picture Patrick Godfrey, the white-whiskered British actor who played him in the 1998 Cinderella movie Ever After. What the Italian painter actually looked like can only be

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Memorial Ash Beads: Artist Turns Your Loved Ones’ Ashes Into Jewelry

Memorial Ash Beads: Artist Turns Your Loved Ones’ Ashes Into Jewelry

mag813 April 2, 2015 0

How would you like to keep the ashes of your loved ones? California-based artist Merry Coor would like to make them into beautiful memorial ash beads. These tangible mementos of your loved ones can

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Animal Chanukah Menorahs Made From Repurposed Plastic Toys

Animal Chanukah Menorahs Made From Repurposed Plastic Toys

mag813 December 16, 2014 Comments Off on Animal Chanukah Menorahs Made From Repurposed Plastic Toys

Lisa Pierce, an artist in Portland, Maine, has created a line of whimsical metallic animal Chanukah Menorahs made from repurposed plastic toys and metal candle holders. Each piece is made-to-order in different colors and

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