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BAM ARTSfair showcases captivating works of art Special

Bellevue - ARTSfair, an annual outdoor art festival presented by the Bellevue Arts Museum, gives visitors the chance to behold and admire many unique sculptures, paintings and photo pieces created by accomplished local artists.

Residents of Japanese town band together to create rice art

Aomori - Around 8,000 residents of the town Inakadate in Aomori Prefecture banded together to create some incredible art using simple arrangementsof rice.

Art Walk turns Whyte Avenue into an outdoor gallery Special

Edmonton - The 2014 Whyte Avenue Art Walk taking place this weekend turns the Old Strathcona neighbourhood into an outdoor art gallery.

The Meteor Guitar Gallery is open and amped Special

Bentonville - For many decades, untold numbers of people were entertained within the walls of the venerable Meteor Theater. Now a local entrepreneur, who turned his passion into a rocking business, is restoring the building and featuring new and vintage guitars.

Last letter of Virginia Woolf on display in London Special

London - The National Portrait Gallery opened today an exhibition that explores the life and work of Virginia Woolf, one of Britain's most celebrated writers of all times.

Metal music in a box at London's 'Sculpture in the City' (Video)

London - Sculpture in the City is currently on in London, with some cutting edge contemporary works from leading artists popping up around town. One such installation involves a death metal band playing in an airtight, soundproofed box until the air runs out.

Polish city's new statue cuts a urinating Lenin down to size

- A Lenin statue has returned to a onetime model communist city in Poland but the monumental hero of Soviet days is now a small, lurid green man urinating from atop a black plinth.

Oscars invite 271 to join

Los Angeles - Invitations to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have been sent out. This time around, 271 artists and executives have been invited to join.

The Works explores Aboriginal themes Special

Edmonton - The Works Art and Design Festival, an annual event in Edmonton, explores some Aboriginal themes in this year's festival.

Amazing sculpture changes form based on where you view it from

Perspective can do some tricky things to the human mind. In this case it is used to create a piece of art that changes based on where you look at it from. Watch the video yourself and decide whether it is spectacular or not.

Dogs Immemorial: A radiant tribute Special

Cairns - Prolific Australian artist Rose Rigley has created a lovingly luminous testament to the special position dogs hold in our lives.

Spain's 'Always Shameless' artist hits New York City art scene Special

New York - A Spanish star will shine at the UNIX Gallery in NYC from June 12 to July 12, as the work of artist Eugenio Merino goes on show in his “Always Shameless” exhibition. This despite legal battles by the artist to defend his freedom of speech in Spain.

Links found between HIV treatment and birth defects

Specific links between medicines used to manage HIV in pregnant women, and the prevalence and type of birth defects, have been found in a new study.

Stolen 10th century statues to return to Cambodia

New York - The Cambodian government officially received two 10th century Khmer Empire artifacts looted from the country over forty years ago.

'Alien' artist, H.R. Giger, dies at 74

Zurich - H.R. Giger, an artist known for his dark, macabre works and most famous for designing the creatures and sets of the "Alien" series of movies, has passed away at age 74.

German art hoarder left two 'complementary' wills

Berlin - The late German recluse who hoarded a priceless art trove, some of it suspected Nazi loot, left two wills, a court said Tuesday, adding however that they "complement each other".

The Neptune Memorial Reef: a reef where you can stay forever

America's Neptune Society is known as a reputable cremation provider for when those dear to us pass away. Since 2007, however, customers have also had the option of having their ashes scattered on the seabed — on an artificial reef.

Review: WHITEWASH — A tribute to 5 Pointz Special

New York - "WHITEWASH" is a gallery show at Jeffery Leder Gallery. It is a tribute to 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center and a response to its destruction. The show is curated by Marie Cecile-Flageul.

Three charged in New York over $33 mln art scam

New York - Three men were charged in New York in connection with a $33 million scam over two decades making and selling paintings purportedly by world-famous artists but which were in fact fakes.

Review: 'Love Transmitter' may be third success by Michael Cullen

Los Angeles - Michael Cullen’s first full-length album, “Love Transmitter,” has received critical acclaim for its dark lyrics and brooding sense of melody. The synth pop singer/songwriter notes ABBA, AC/DC, the Beatles and David Bowie as his early influences.

Artist has an eye for detail Special

Edmonton - Ryan Wispinski has an eye for detail. Not just an eye, but a talent for creating images within images in most of his pieces of art.

Bartlett Gallery hosts reception for Mendelson Joe exhibition Special

Caledon - This month, the Bartlett Gallery at the Alton Mill Arts Centre in Caledon, Ontario hosts Out of the Cage, an exhibition of 25 paintings by Mendelson Joe.

German recluse's 'Nazi art trove' bigger than first thought

Munich - Around another 60 artworks, including pieces by Monet and Renoir, have come to light at the Austrian home of an elderly German recluse whose earlier discovered art hoard is suspected to contain Nazi-looted works.

Ukrainian spring exhibit celebrates humanitarian poet Special

Edmonton - The annual spring exhibit of Ukrainian art in Edmonton features the life and work of Taras Shevchenko, a noted poet, artist, and humanitarian.

Review: Francis Bacon And Henry Moore Together In Terror And Beauty Special

Toronto - The work of two wildly different artists is paired for a new exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. While it's ambitious, Francis Bacon and Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty disappoints with a false sense of connection between the artists.

U.S. billionaire sues Swiss expert over 'Rothko' painting

New York - A Las Vegas billionaire is suing a respected Swiss curator accused of standing behind the authenticity of a painting purportedly by American artist Mark Rothko which turned out to be fake.

Artist turns your brainwaves into 3D-printed sculptures

A New York artist has made an astronomical technological breakthrough. Ion Pompian, located in a gallery six floors above Broadway has developed a tool that turns people’s brainwaves into 3D-printed sculptures.

Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app

Rome - Italy's top art detectives, global experts in finding stolen works, launched a smartphone app Wednesday to get people to collaborate on cracking crimes.

Stolen Gauguin and Bonnard paintings found in Italy

Rome - Two paintings worth millions of euros by the French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard, stolen in London in 1970 then abandoned on a train, have been recovered in Italy.

Museum receives major donation of Native American art

San Francisco - The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will be showcasing a large collection of Native American art beginning May 3rd thanks to a gift of approximately 200 objects and a large endowment from Thomas W. Weisel, a local financier.
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B/W Nature
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Georgia O Keeffe s  Sky above Clouds IV.   Art Institute of Chicago.  Chicago  IL
Georgia O'Keeffe's "Sky above Clouds IV." Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL
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Pavement artist  Lyon France 2010
Pavement artist, Lyon France 2010
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An art piece from used recharge cards
An art piece from used recharge cards
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Tuscany  Italy
Tuscany, Italy
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Steely Dan in concert - 2007
Steely Dan in concert - 2007
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2013 UART prize-winner Nikolas Tolmachev poses with his work at the finale in Paris  France.
2013 UART prize-winner Nikolas Tolmachev poses with his work at the finale in Paris, France.
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George Braque s  Landscape with Olive Tree  painted 1906
George Braque's 'Landscape with Olive Tree' painted 1906
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Bartholdi s statue  Lyon France
Bartholdi's statue, Lyon France
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baltimore art
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St. Peter Square  Vatican City
St. Peter Square, Vatican City
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Cycle Critters  made from recycled bike parts. By Mike Schram of Toronto
Cycle Critters, made from recycled bike parts. By Mike Schram of Toronto
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Images about the presentation of the new book  written by Italian journalist and writer  Roberta Mar...
Images about the presentation of the new book, written by Italian journalist and writer, Roberta Maresci. The book speaks about life and artistic career of famous singer, dancer, showgirl and anchorwoman TV, Raffaella Carrà. The same book was presented inside of Art Fashion and Design Academy, based in Rome.
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Using the city of Toronto as a photography backdrop
Using the city of Toronto as a photography backdrop
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Art & About.
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Tuscany, Italy
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High Museum of Art  Atlanta
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
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Acadia Gallery in Toronto is taking part in Nuit Blanche for the first time with 13 artists.
Acadia Gallery in Toronto is taking part in Nuit Blanche for the first time with 13 artists.
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