Sometimes rare art turns up where least expected: like a masterpiece by a world-renowned artist for sale at a local flea market. Recently, there's been a spate of treasures found in attics, garages and flea markets. The latest is a lucky lady who pi
Rob Legato creates movie effects so good they (sometimes) trump the real thing. In this warm and funny talk, he shares his vision for enhancing reality on-screen in movies like Apollo 13, Titanic and Hugo.
The Daily Mail says the painting may be of Mary Magdalene holding a young child. The painting is now undergoing further analysis by experts at the Cambridge University and the Hamilton Kerr Institute, who will attempt to uncover its exact age and ori
In matters of the brain, art and science have always been inexplicably connected. Greg Dunn, who received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011, explores that connection, painting images of the hippocampus, cortex and
Ken Perenyi’s memoir reveals how natural cracks and discoloured varnish would deceive even seasoned experts.
Bright-red blood vessels and thick purple veins meander across the surface of a living human brain in the winning image in this year's Wellcome Image Awards contest.
Stone Age artists were painting red disks, handprints, clublike symbols and geometric patterns on European cave walls long before previously thought, in some cases more than 40,000 years ago...
Paws for thought: Cat Orville was turned into a helicopter by his artist owner Bart Jansen, pictured right after he was run over by a car
This is the inside story of Street Art - a brutal and revealing account of what happens when fame, money and vandalism collide.
As early as my pre-teens, it was obvious to me that something was seriously wrong with our culture, and that academia was not going to be the answer. Time has borne my observation out.
In the tumultuous times in which we live, it is more important than ever for youth to understand the principles of liberty that guided the many thinkers, writers, and philosophers who came before us.
Power is an issue in my art because power is an issue in the print publications I use as source material. It's everywhere really. Society is constantly engaged in power struggle. Dominance and submission. Authority and resistance.
Hologram show with Snoop Dogg dazzles California concert crowd
Nobody likes to see good food go bad. But Klaus Pichler's photography series One Third, which portrays food in advanced stages of decay, is a feast for the eyes — even if it turns the stomach.
Colin Currie is leading a generation of ever more sophisticated players, says Ivan Hewett .
Two dreams play out in many Americans' minds: winning a big lottery jackpot or purchasing something from a thrift store that turns out to be worth a fortune.
Now a 46-year-old Ohio man, Zach Bodish, is living a dream many others only fantasize
"Silent World," a photography project by Parisian artists Lucie & Simon
Artist Thomas Kinkade once said that he had something in common with Walt Disney and Norman Rockwell: He wanted to make people happy.
I was the owner of a beach-side eatery. Children would naturally gather around while I was outdoors painting murals and signs
Have you ever jumped off a cliff? Walked on lava? Sledded through snow drifts up to your knees?
15 Gorgeous Trick Photos That Make The World Look Like A Toy
To give the center a proper kick-start, four great universities, the Grammy Museum, the Smithsonian Institution and the Kaiser Foundation are teaming up to host a combination of symposiums and concerts (think of them as Woody-Paloozas) throughout thi
While drug-related deaths continue to escalate as the Mexican drug war wages on, Mexican youth have resorted to peaceful and artistic forms of protest against the violence.
Maybe the strangest phenomenon of the Jeremy Lin story is the explosion of puns created based on his name.
L Neil Smith is the author of close to 30 novels, including five graphic novels published by Big Head Press... Scott Bieser is General Director and Artist In Residence for the publisher, has completed four graphic novels for BHP, and is currently wor
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The newly discovered work offers a much fresher version of the enigmatic, captivating young sitter, generally acknowledged to be Lisa Gherardini, wife of the Florentine cloth merchant Francesco del Giocondo.
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Art restorers have discovered the figure of a devil hidden in the clouds of one of the most famous frescos by Giotto in the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, church officials said on Saturday. The devil was hidden in the details of clouds at the t
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