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Common feat. Mary J Blige: Come Close Our #TBT this week, taking us back to 2002, is "Come Close," Common's gentle serenade for true love featuring R&B queen Mary J. Blige. Both artists—along with No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, and even a couple...
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Translating Sound To Color: Tim Bavington
Drawing inspiration from the neon mania of surrounding Las Vegas, NV, artist Tim Bavington does't shy away from bold colors. Combining his artistic prowess with his love of music, Bavington invented a color-coded chord wheel that lets him translate...
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Highlights from the 2015 Dallas Art Fair
Over the past weekend, the art world migrated to south for the 7th annual Dallas Art Fair. A relative newcomer to the scene, the fair has become a destination for emerging and established mid-range galleries that are eager to connect with the city...
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Jason Peterson's New York in Black & White
As the first installment of the Concrete Jungle Instagram photo exhibition series at NYC's Royalton Hotel, photographer Jason Peterson is unveiling a collection of images dubbed "New York in Black & White." Peterson manages to capture the essence of...
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Halsband Portraits
The publication of "Halsband Portraits," Michael Halsband's first book dedicated exclusively to portraiture, debuts alongside a tightly edited selection of his work, on view at New York's National Arts Club. For the photographer—who toured with the...
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Andy Warhol: The Complete Commissioned Record Covers
Charting the influence and legacy of Andy Warhol, it's clear there's no area of pop culture he didn't dabble in or leave an indelible mark on. Music was a major area of exploration for the late artist, acting as a producer and art director for The...
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Arts & Foods at the 2015 Milan Triennale
Expo 2015 is rapidly approaching and the city of Milan is bubbling with energy and is ready to welcome the world. The main theme of the international exhibition is “Feeding the planet. Energy for life." with the majority of events from now to the...
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THE FISHERMAN'S SON
The Fisherman's Son
One fateful day, a surfer visiting the small Chilean town of Punta de Lobos gave a broken surfboard to one of the local kids playing in the shore break. This child was Ramón Navarro, the son of a subsistence fisherman born and raised on the ocean...
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Public Art in Tulum
Over the past few years, Tulum has become the go-to destination for a relaxing but unique beach vacation. While the sleepy town is just two hours south of the high-rise and fast-food-laden strip of beach known as Cancun, it's a world away. As the cozy...
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Mark Dorf's Alternate Landscapes
Whether behind a camera or behind a computer screen, Mark Dorf finds himself returning to the subject matter of landscapes—both the natural and the digitally construed. "I tend to travel a lot to find these remote areas that feel as though they’re...
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Manufacturing Renaissance Pop-Up Book
Once upon a time, there was young tailor who decided to move from Naples to Soragna, a small town in the north of Italy. Thanks to his skill and passion, the tailor's little workshop grew and eventually became a factory capable of making beautiful...
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Photography Visionaries
There's no shortage of beautiful, high-quality photography books on offer, but it's always a pleasure to leaf through a tome and be transported to the time and place each photo represents. It's rare for a photography book to consider the larger place...
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Jonah Samson's Dream Distortion
In addition to being a CH contributor, Cape Breton Island, Canada-based Jonah Samson has long collected jarring imagery, redefined its usage and sought out unique photographic processes that match his inspiration. With his latest solo exhibition...
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Studio Visit: Adam Silverman
Visiting ceramicist Adam Silverman's studio, we spy the artist surveying the vastness of his new space in Glendale, California. A large ceramic egg-shaped piece—glazed with a white crackled surface akin to barnacles—sits next to a smaller one the color...
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MARGOT BOWMAN
Margot Bowman’s w.e.t. Exhibition
It’s a dark, rainy night in Venice and the stone floor of the Piazza San Marco is flooded, leaving people no choice but to cross the square on a row of wobbly wooden tables, raised high above the water. It’s the perfect night to launch digital artist...
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Krass Journal
It takes sass and guts to stand out among the plethora of newly founded independent print publications crowding the scene these days. Catching us by its name and hooking us in with its content, the Adelaide, Australia-based KRASS Journal describes...
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Volvo's New Safety Initiative: Life Paint
As urban streets are increasingly shared between drivers and cyclists, road safety is more of an issue than ever before. In the UK, more than 19,000 cyclists are involved in accidents every year. Many of these collisions take place in London, where...
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Jean Jullien's 'Poor Traits' Exhibition
by Eva Glettner French-born, NYC-based artist Jean Jullien’s first US solo show, “Poor Traits,” opens tonight at LA's HVW8 Gallery. It's already been an extremely busy year for Jullien, whose illustrations grace pages of magazines and newspapers worldwide...
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"And Tomorrow" Exhibition at City Bird Gallery
The meeting of illustrator Ian Bertram and stencil artist Mor is nothing if not cosmic. First encountering each other as members of Con Artist collective, the two artists have become entangled in each other's techniques, despite their wholly different...
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The Good Copy, Melbourne
Born out of a love of words and a desire to support emerging and freelance writers, Melbourne's The Good Copy is a writing studio, publisher, grammar school, shop and community library. From offering creative services for corporate clients to publishing...
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Skateboards Made From Garbage: The Bucket Board
Despite a shift toward more environmentally conscious consumption habits, trash remains a pressing global pollution problem that threatens the habitats of humans and wildlife alike. To raise awareness for the World Wildlife Fund's upcoming Earth...
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TED 2015
QuoTED 2015
In our last five years of attending the conference, TED 2015 might have been the best yet. Now firmly settled in its new Vancouver, BC home, this year’s production was deep, meaningful and overall more simple than in years past. Performances were moving...
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VIVID SYDNEY
Vivid Sydney Ideas 2015
Every year, the Sydney Opera House is transformed from its normal stoic ivory self into a blank canvas for light artists—resulting in massive works that captivate the city and often the world at large. Part of the annual Vivid Sydney conference...
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Incausa Incense
Lighting the thick, aromatic Breu resin sticks and Palo Santo wood offered by Brooklyn-based Incausa can transform the energy of a space in a few seconds, but learning the story behind the incense brand just might transform the way you live your...
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Cool Hunting Video: Taxi Amulets of Bangkok
While traveling in Bangkok, we asked American-turned-Bangkokian, Dale Konstanz, if he could give us a glimpse into the day-to-day on the city's bustling streets. Creator of the blog "Still Life in Moving Vehicles" and the book Thai Taxi Talismans...
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