Renowned street artist transforms ugly building into spectacular art – The Daily Telegraph

Renowned street artist transforms ugly building into spectacular art
The Daily Telegraph
“Our programs encourage street art and we want to see more murals like this one. They make our community vibrant and we know they discourage tagging. It's also about inspiring local young people to experience new artistic practices and giving them

Love letters inspire Gallipoli Art Prize – The Australian

Love letters inspire Gallipoli Art Prize
The Australian
The Gallipoli Art Prize — an acquisitive award in its ninth year — is sponsored by the Gallipoli Memorial Club, which also runs a parallel version of the prize each year for Turkish artists, to be announced tomorrow. Of his visit to Gallipoli, Murphy

TV looks at art’s directions – Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser

TV looks at art's directions
Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser
Given the whole centre to work with Mr Moore created an exhibit that engages the audiences and exposes people to traditional forms of art. Every part of the space was specifically chosen to enhance the viewing experience, from the colour of the walls

A Touching Connection – Wall Street Journal

A Touching Connection
Wall Street Journal
Artists learning from each other via affectionate, reciprocal influence concerning art itself seems a bit of a bygone thing these days. Now it's all about the rocket to stardom of the right graduate school, career connections and sensational subject

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Islamic art and video game design – MuslimVillage.com

Islamic art and video game design
MuslimVillage.com
Islamic influenced art and imagery has cropped up in games from Journey to Prince of Persia, but now a couple of game developers are out to prove that despite its conspicuous rarity in the medium, Islamic art lends itself brilliantly to game design

The artist who lays eggs with her vagina – or why performance art is so silly – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)
The artist who lays eggs with her vagina – or why performance art is so silly
The Guardian (blog)
There have been some powerful works of performance art – but most of them took place a long time ago, in the early 1970s, when the likes of Marina Abramovic and Chris Burden were risking all. Or perhaps the golden age of performance art was even longer …

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The Kelpies: why Scotland’s new public art is just a pile of horse poo – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)
The Kelpies: why Scotland's new public art is just a pile of horse poo
The Guardian (blog)
Scotland has unveiled the latest misbegotten "masterpiece" of public art. It is big. It is bold. And it is rotten. Glasgow's Andy Scott is the artist responsible for the Kelpies, a sculpture of colossal Clydesdale horse heads that tower 30 metres over
In pictures: More incredible art from the man behind The Kelpies, Andy ScottScottish Daily Record
Supersized public art: The Kelpies horse sculptures open in Scotlandallvoices

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200 at Easter art opening – The Islander

200 at Easter art opening
The Islander
The Easter Art Exhibition opened officially in Penneshaw last Friday night, with some 200 people in attendance. Those present were treated to an art class by the fabulous judges, Lisa Slade, Project Curator, Art Gallery of South Australia and Annalise

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Three charged in New York over $33 million art scam involving fake Jackson … – ABC Online


The West Australian
Three charged in New York over $33 million art scam involving fake Jackson
ABC Online
Three men have been charged in New York over a $33 million scam that saw art collectors pay a small fortune for works purportedly painted by modern masters. Among the bogus works were pieces supposedly by Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, which …
Three charged in New York over $33 mln art scamThe West Australian
Three charged in US over $33 million art scamNinemsn
Trio including Chinese painter charged in US over $41m art scamStraits Times
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When art meets science at Vivid Ideas 2014 – artsHub Australia (subscription)

When art meets science at Vivid Ideas 2014
artsHub Australia (subscription)
This year's Vivid Ideas will feature an unlikely intersection between art and science. Californian researcher and artist David Goodsell will present insights into the microscopic view of molecular biology through his infinitesimally accurate

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