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The first generation of European post-war artists was largely affected by the atrocities of World War II, so naturally the artworks they produced were deeply philosophically inclined and examined the issues of humanity. The dominating tendency was Lyrical Abstraction in France, or Abstract Expressionism in the United States; however, at the end of the 1950s, the international art scene saw the emergence of certain radical figures, among which was Italian artist Piero

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Thanks to Dazed, there’s a new list of the 11 most exciting arthouse films coming out this year. All of them are “criminally overlooked arthouse oddities” that deserve as many viewers as blockbusters. From Jia Zhangke’s Ash is The Purest White, to Simon Amstell’s semi-autobiographical Benjamin, to coming of age stories, horror-comedies, tales about sex workers, neo-fables and more, the list is delightfully diverse—in terms of storytelling and representation. Take

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The newest series by Manila-based paper artist Patrick Cabral (previously) features three white  animals detailed with elements of black and gold. A pink nose serves as a stylistic outlier for a  whiskered tiger, while the long and narrow trunk of Cabral’s elephant is completed with a dazzling linear adornment in gold. The animal’s design is similar to a previous elephant iteration Cabral created out of paper in 2017. However, the newer piece’s

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An exciting slew of ambitious, yet still often accessible, restaurants are on the way New year, new restaurants. Thankfully, despite increased cost of doing business with rising minimum wage, New York’s dining scene is already shaping up to be one filled with ambitious — and often accessible — restaurants, ranging from an experimental brothless ramen shop to a revival of the legendary Keith McNally restaurant Pastis. To be sure, increased

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Most people are quite familiar with yoga. Yes, it’s a mind-body practice that boosts your physical strength and ability to be present in your breath through different bendy poses—but there are so many ways to go about doing it. Essentially, there are different kinds of yoga, which range from the traditional vinyasa flow to ashtanga (a more rigid, repetitive style) to yin (a very slow method of holding positions)—and then there’s Kundalini yoga. The

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Want to Change the Way You Bake? We do. And no, we’re not talking about adopting eight sourdough starters or making cakes with a sous vide machine. We’re talking about smart, savvy, and totally simple tricks that change everything. Or, you know, at least your next batch of baked goods. Chocolate chip cookies are already perfect, so how do you make them even better? Bakers have been answering this question with

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The 2019 Pantone Color of the Year may be living coral, but, according to an annual Interior Designer Trends Survey by 1stdibs, the hues currently heating up for home decor are of a much cooler palette. "For 2019, the top emerging colors are expected to be emerald green, blue and gray," the popular online marketplace predicts — and one look at a space filled with these light, serene, and jewel-toned

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