An Atlanta bomb squad shut down traffic for three hours Monday while it detonated a pinhole camera attached to a bridge that was part of a local university art project. The homemade camera, which was built with a Pepsi can, had a
Sculptures to be displayed at Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, thought to be the only surviving bronzes by the Renaissance artist
Street art is usually meant to disrupt its environment and to capture our attention, but the artists on this list practice a special technique that makes their artist even more eye-catching and playful – they tailor their art to its surroundings so
Pretty mind blowing video of how incredibly large the universe is. (Or how incredibly small we are) ;)
Most of us fantasize about being the badass kid with the Power Glove from The Wizard. Dillon Markey went and made that dream his day job.
Creativity is very messy.
Science shows us the new discoveries that change the world along with the amazing natural phenomena that have amazed humanity for thousands of years.
Beginning in November 2013, Ukrainians protested the government's decision to distance itself economically from Europe in a movement that became known as EuroMaidan. The protests exploded into violence and burning tires in January after anti-protest
13 years in 3.5 minutes. They grow up so quick!
In this highly personal talk from TEDMED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 minutes -- a world record (only two minutes shorter than this entire talk!) -- and what his often death-defying
Photographer Scott Chasserot has a degree in psychology, but never had a chance to apply it professionally until a recent project called Original Ideal managed to combine his passion for Freudian analysis and F-stops.
As a firefighter who regularly depends on the material's ruggedness and durability, Jake Starr has always known that canvas fire hose can stand up to extreme temperatures, water pressures, and beatings.
Eccentric billionaires are tough to impress, so their minions must always think big when handed vague assignments. Ross Perot's staffers did just that in 2006, when their boss declared that he wanted to decorate his Plano, Texas, headquarters with
As if all that we have covered in earlier chapters of this long story were not enough, Yank Barry also perpetrated what is regarded by some art scholars as one of the biggest--if not the biggest--art fraud in all of history...
Microapartments make living in a big city semi-affordable, but tiny, featureless boxes can hardly be called homes. When Madrid-based graphic designer Yolanda Pila decided to renovate her cramped chambers, she turned to PKMN Architecture (pronounced P
"Anal plug or tree?" Printemps Français pondered on Twitter. "Place Vendôme is disfigured... Paris is humiliated!" On top of this, an unknown assailant allegedly attacked McCarthy during the installation of the piece, "screaming that his sculpture
Peter Dahmen is a paper engineer. Which in practice is totally different than, say, a mechanical engineer or a civil engineer, but in principle maybe not so much. Engineers solve problems, and Dahmen does technically solve problems.
Bieke Depoorter has an unorthodox way of working: The photographer has been wandering cities in Russia, the US and Egypt asking strangers if she can spend the night in their home.
Author and writer Susan Blumberg-Kason has been interested in Hong Kong since an early age, when she dreamed of the the neon streets and double-decker buses. She soon moved there to study and married a Chinese man. The memoir about her experiences, "
Frank Zappa on Voting, Partisanship and Communicating Through the Arts.
A report claimed that the elusive street artist was actually Paul Homer, who was arrested for vandalism along with having thousands of dollars of counterfeit cash. That story was said to be false, as Banksy debuted 'Girl with a Pierced Eardrum' i
Nathaniel Stern is diving off the coast of Florida, scanning the gorgeous seascape before him—literally.
Abu Dhabi (AFP) - Masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci and Vincent van Gogh will be among 300 works displayed at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Emirate said Sunday, as it aims to become a leader in fine art.
While some of these may be hard to decipher, the message in all of them should be all too clear. These are some seriously intelligent and thought provoking works of art.
I am just so impressed I had to post this up for you all.
"When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations," John F. Kennedy proclaimed.
When actor John Malkovich takes on a role, he really goes for it.
The force is strong in South Korea. Local architecture firm Moon Hoon has built a Star Wars-inspired home that would look at home on a George Lucas movie set.
For more than 50 years, the dramatic shot from a blimp floating high overhead has sent a clear message to TV viewers: You are watching a big-time event.
The 27th annual Burning Man ? a crazy, weeklong festival in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada ? is well underway.