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Spring Solo Exhibitions Open at The Center for Contemporary Art

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   “The Predictive Self1” by Andrew Werth BEDMINSTER, N.J. – April 12, 2021 – — The Center for Contemporary Art (“The Center”) is pleased to announce the opening of four solo exhibitions beginning April 9th and remaining on view through June 5h.Shalya Marsh: Fragments presents the work of ceramic artist......

31 “Goofy” Comics About How Gods Deal With Everyday Problems

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Gods have been the explanation for everything that is happening in our world from the beginning of time. And we know of these Greek, Roman, Indian, Egyptian, Christian, Islamic, and other gods because they were such big parts of people’s lives that they were immortalized in various writings. And they......

Analysis: Raised fist, dangling handcuffs: a snapshot of Cuban dissent

Reuters
HAVANA (Reuters) – A striking image is circulating this week on social media in Cuba: a dissident pumping his fist in the air, handcuffs dangling from one wrist, after friends and neighbors helped him evade arrest by police in Havana. A man who did not want to be identified shows......

‘I let God take the wheel, for real’: Inside the art of the alley-oop

ESPN
7:00 AM ET Andrew LopezESPN THE SECOND THE basketball slips into Lonzo Ball‘s hands, he’s got one target in mind. It’s March 1 and the New Orleans Pelicans are down by six to the Utah Jazz early in the third quarter. After a Mike Conley 3, Pelicans wing Brandon Ingram......

‘Beat the S&P handily’ by owning equal portions of cyclicals and growth, top strategist Art Hogan says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Investors may want to avoid playing favorites. Art Hogan of National Securities said Monday that owning equal amounts of growth and cyclical stocks will produce major advantages as stocks break out. “Nothing is going to be binary this year,” the......

Artist Redraws Animals From Memes And Popular Social Media Accounts, And They Go Viral (41 Pics)

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Filipino artist who goes online by the name of Bib really adores animals. In fact, Bib loves them so much, she even has a series where she honors the critters she “meets” on the Internet. Whether it’s a derpy cat, trying to fit in a box, or a stubborn doggo,......

This Online Community Is Dedicated To People Personalizing Thrifted Paintings By Adding In Something Funny Or Unexpected

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We know how much you love art, illustrations, and paintings, dear Pandas, so we’ve got a treat in store for you today. Say hello to the ‘Repaintings’ subreddit where people from all over the internet share their imaginative creations. The community isn’t dedicated to just any old paintings, however. No,......

Designers Were Challenged To Imagine Ads In Unexpected Places And Here’s The Result (30 Pics)

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Most of us don’t like ads. People usually think they’re obnoxious, too colorful, and can ruin many good-looking things like houses, streets, websites, etc. However, ads are crucial for many businesses out there. They help spread the word about your company, product, or services to the masses. Without advertisement, the......

40 Twitter Users Share Pics Screaming ‘I’ve Been In Quarantine For Way Too Long’

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As we have passed the one-year mark of the pandemic, people online decided to look through the year they have left behind and what the hell they have been actually up to. Over the course of the notorious 2020, we more or less spent our time in the shelter of......

Incredible Concept Art Of Our Favorite Pop Culture Characters And More By Michael Kutsche (30 Pics)

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Michael Kutsche is an exceptionally well-known and award-winning artist from Berlin, Germany that currently works in both traditional and digital media. Kutsche mainly focuses on character design and concept art, and his large variety of works can be found on his official website. His current portfolio includes character designs from......

Artist Shows Actors Side By Side With Their Creepy Roles (18 Pics)

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There are many creepy characters out there. Many of them are unrecognizable because of the heavy makeup, masks, or SFX on them. So the owner of Fxattics Studios, Angela Norris from Brooklyn, decided to show the actors that played these famous masked roles. Angela edited the actors next to the......

In Search of the Authentic Ernest Hemingway

Smithsonian
Ernest Hemingway had a version of himself that he wanted us to see—the avid fisher and outdoorsman, the hyper-masculine writer, the man whose friends called him “Papa.” Then, there was the hidden Hemingway—vulnerable, sensitive and longing for connection. The two were not mutually exclusive, and in his work and his......

40 Satirical Comics About Everyday Incidents By Yoyoha

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A poppy seed stuck in the teeth, our shower routine in the morning and what we actually think there, petting dogs, and giving your name at Starbucks just to get it horribly misspelled are some of the topics in the wholesome universe of the cartoons by Yoyoha. The 48-year-old artist......

Artist Who Makes People Cry With Her Grim Reaper Animal Comics Just Released A New One About A Hamster That’s Ignored By Its Owner

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If you’ve ever owned a hamster or several like me, then you’re going to feel your heart break after looking through German artist Jenny Hefczyc’s latest comic. The artist, who is known far and wide as Jenny-Jinya, tackled the harsh reality that some people stop looking after their hamsters because......

Men Have Feared Women For Millennia. Just Look at the Monsters of Greek Mythology

Smithsonian
SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | March 31, 2021, 11:38 a.m. Monsters reveal more about humans than one might think. As figments of the imagination, the alien, creepy-crawly, fanged, winged and otherwise-terrifying creatures that populate myths have long helped societies define cultural boundaries and answer an age-old question: What counts as human, and what......

The Louvre Makes More Than 482,000 Of Their Artworks Available Online For Free (64 Pics)

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There is no need to remind us of what we miss about life before the coronavirus spread through the world. But still, we adapted: a lot of people are working from their homes, children go to online school, when we miss our friends and want to see their faces, we......

72 ‘Cool Guides’ People Shared On This Group That Might Give You Valuable Information

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One of my secret pleasures (and feel free to chime in if you’re a geek like me) is looking through various colorful guides and infographics, from what plants are edible in forests to hypothetical explanations on how best to survive the zombie Apocalypse that 2020 promised but never delivered. The......

‘Insult to the Country’: Hong Kong Targets Art Deemed Critical of China

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HONG KONG — With its multibillion-dollar price tag and big-name artists, M+, the museum rising on Victoria Harbor, was meant to embody Hong Kong’s ambitions of becoming a global cultural hub. It was to be the city’s first......

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