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This new street art piece by Dulk in South America is based on a true story about a mistreated toucan found in Costa rica three years ago named “Grecia”. Her story made headlines worldwide after surviving an alleged attack that destroyed most of its upper beak. The toucan received the first 3D print prosthetic beak thanks to a joint effort that included a crowdfunding campaign and the collaboration of companies in

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On the evening of Wednesday, March 13, inside the eccentric meets minimal The Standard, East Village, several of New York’s most notable guests celebrated the recent happenings at the hotel. The event was hosted by Angela Dimayuga, the creative director of food and culture at the Standard. A sit-down dinner was held at Narcissa, a chic farm-to-table restaurant. Intimate parties sat amongst plush blue and white ombré pillows around oak square tables

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Nothing Michelle Nussbaumer had seen in San Miguel de Allende, the romantic Spanish Colonial city in Mexico’s Bajío mountains, was pleasing her exacting eye. “I want something unusual,” the Dallas decorator told a real-estate agent a dozen years ago, at the start of her search for a getaway. “A ruin, even.” Instead, she found herself trudging through glossily renovated houses that were “just plain weird.” One afternoon Nussbaumer spotted a dilapidated wall and

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The 1960s brought various social and political shifts, and the demands of young people, mostly in the American and European contexts, culminated with the iconic student protest of 1968. However, the ideas of pacifism, race, gender and class equality sprawled throughout various civil movements on the global scale as well, naturally reflecting on the artistic practices, mostly the ones with the prefix “avant-garde”. Such was the case with a generation of Japanese artists who radically questioned the

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visionaire unveils its latest installation, a bold endeavor entitled BLACK & LIGHT spearheaded by artist oscar oiwa. the immersive project by the japanese-brazilian artist is expressed as an hypnotic, swirling landscape projected onto the interior surface of an inflatable nylon dome. the unlikely canvas, found at the cadillac house gallery in new york, offers more than 2,700 square feet of surface area. interwoven within the surreal and intricate black and white mural are

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“Bloom” (2017) Frank Moth is the nom de plume of an anonymous Athens-based art duo. Together the pair creates atmospheric collages that combine elements from vast expanses such as oceans, deserts, and the universe at large. The artists combine these scenic elements with decades-old images of men and women, simultaneously dating the collages and giving them a futuristic feel. Because of this push and pull between the past and present, the

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whether it’s a taxidermy chicken lamp or cabinets that wave into swirling sculptures, the work of chilean artist and activist sebastian errazuriz is always as captivating as it is experimental. his latest project involves a 20-foot public sculpture in the middle of new york featuring a livestream of earth from a NASA satellite in space.   the monumental structure titled ‘blu marble’ involves a bespoke LED screen and a smart bot built by errazuriz and his team. the robot works to select live photographs captured from the satellite before

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british artist olivia kemp has a knack for drawing incredibly detailed, large-scale illustrations that sprawl the walls of her studio. in their entirety, they depict mythical landscapes built from photography, observational sketches, and her own memories of discovered destinations. melita, maleth     choosing to forego any color, kemp focuses on the rich details and textures she can achieve using lines. she painstakingly outlines and shades every element of her drawings, with each monumental sketch taking several months to complete. in kemp’s

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Claudia Damichi‘s paintings are characterised by vivid colours, elaborate patterns and distorted spatial proportions. Her paintings evoke a sense of 1920s pattern design clashing with the 1960s domestic interiors, all turned upside down with her unique sense of contemporary colour and unexpected relationships. I had a chance to talk with her. Claudia graduated with a Master of Arts from the College of Fine Arts, UnSW In Sydney. She has been a recipient of the Paris Studio

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Case and the great people from @verbsyndicate have been trying to work on a project for quite some time, glad we finally made it happen! This year’s Wonderwalls has been a blast and Case would like to hanks to everyone involved for the Wonder Walls Festival. Port Kembla, this small suburb has one of the biggest industrial complexes in Australia. The coal and steal industry had shaped this town 100 years ago to what it was and

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