Icons of Art Wearing Masks: Frida Kahlo, Mona Lisa, Girl with the Pearl Earring & More | Open Culture

We hear the phrase “unprecedented times” every day now, but the truth is few calamities in human history are more precedented than plagues and pestilences.

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THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY – Exploring Mythology in Classical Literature & Art

Welcome to the Theoi Project, a site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion.

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7 Things I’ve Learnt About Photography From Pablo Picasso

One of my favorite photographers, Ernst Haas, said we should seek inspiration from anywhere and everywhere. Listening to music, looking at paintings and sculptures, and reading books feeds your imagination more profoundly than just looking at the work of other photographers.

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Students Are Collecting Photos to Remember Brazil’s Destroyed National Museum – Atlas Obscura

After a fire destroyed Brazil’s Museu Nacional this weekend, the students at UNIRIO, the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, started sharing photos among themselves—images of their visits to the building and of the collection. Quickly, they decided to expand this informal collection to the public and sent out a request: Send us your photos of this place that we lost.

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Yelang Valley – Qiannan Buyizumiaozuzizhizhou, China – Atlas Obscura

The sprawling Chinese sculpture garden honors the area’s ancient inhabitants.

Stone figures tower above the grassy turf within a patch of forest in the Chinese province of Guizhou. Their eyes, forever open, gaze across the lush landscape. Though the rocky creatures look like the magical leftovers of a long-gone ancient settlement, they’re actually relatively new creations.

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A museum dedicated to street art opens in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – A museum for graffiti and art for public spaces will open in Berlin on Saturday and designs by local and international street artists will be exhibited on the facade of its building to kick it off.

The Museum for Urban Contemporary Art, dubbed “Artmeile” or “Art Mile”, is located in a converted apartment building. It has an asphalted floor and an open structure to make it feel like a street.

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Классный ролик к 1 сентября – НАРИСОВАЛИ ПЕСКОМ (Ксения Симонова) – YouTube

Sand animation short story “Back to School” by Ukraine’s got talent winner sand artist Kseniya Simonova welcomes kids to scholl after summer holidays!

«Επιστροφή στο σχολείο», μία ιστορία φτιαγμένη με άμμο από την Kseniya Simonova.

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These Tiny Drawbots Put Unique Doodles on Coasters

In order to produce something interesting to bring to a monthly hardware meetup, Barton Dring created custom laser coaster engraver/cutters.

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