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Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent

<p>A 35mm shot of Jack Coulter’s synesthesia painting of Glastonbury, created in collaboration with music streaming service Deezer&nbsp;</p>

Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter has turned the rare neurological condition that allows him to ‘hear’ colour and ‘see’ sound into a striking visual canvas for Glastonbury. The 21-year-old teamed up with Deezer to create …

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A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection

A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection

A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection For the last forty years, tattoo artist and historian Henk Schiffmacher has poured his heart and soul into his collection, amassing tattoo drawings, designs, photographs and artefacts from around the world. Made up of lithographs, etchings, tattooing instruments, paintings, photographs, posters, shop …

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An Artist for the Dystopian Age

An Artist for the Dystopian Age

An Artist for the Dystopian Age An Artist for the Dystopian Age When Los Angeles’s Hammer Museum was shut down last March, so was the first retrospective of the 69-year-old artist Tishan Hsu. Hanging from the gallery walls for no one to see was Hsu’s immense “Cell” (1987), a 16-foot-wide raft of carved wood painted in fleshy tones and overlaid …

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Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist

<p>‘Adonis in Y Fronts’, screenprint, 1963</p>

Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist Pop art, as Richard Hamilton fashioned it, was once the “now” to modernism’s “then” – but walk through Pallant House Gallery’s exhibition Respective, and it is clear how the visceral newness of …

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What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book

What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book

What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book “Book of Optics” gathered all the available knowledge of the field at the time: Galen’s study of the eye, Euclid’s and Ptolemy’s treatises on geometry, Aristotle’s suppositions about the soul. What Alhacen theorized, Leonardo put into …

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Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98

Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98

Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98 Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98 Cliff Joseph, an artist raised in Harlem who in the 1960s and ’70s led protests against major New York museums to advocate for the inclusion of Black artists, and who later pioneered the practice of multiculturalism in the field of art therapy, …

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Mary Wollstonecraft: Artist behind controversial statue says critics ‘missed the point’

Maggi Hambling and her scultpure for Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft: Artist behind controversial statue says critics ‘missed the point’ Mary Wollstonecraft: Artist behind controversial statue says critics ‘missed the point’ The statue for the feminist icon was criticised due to the fact that it features a naked woman. Wollstonecraft, who has been dubbed the “mother of feminism”, was commemorated with the artwork on Newington Green in London last …

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‘Walls were my places of expression’: Street artist JR on turning border walls into canvases

<p>‘Migrants, Mayra, Picnic across the Border, Tecate, Mexico-USA, 2017’. Installation image. Wheat-pasted poster on table</p>

‘Walls were my places of expression’: Street artist JR on turning border walls into canvases ‘Walls were my places of expression’: Street artist JR on turning border walls into canvases S ince his early days of trying to make his mark on the world as a teenager by graffitiing buildings across Paris, JR, a French self-described “photograffeur”, has been fascinated …

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After Honing His Painting Skills as a Soldier, an Artist Finds His Voice

After Honing His Painting Skills as a Soldier, an Artist Finds His Voice

After Honing His Painting Skills as a Soldier, an Artist Finds His Voice After Honing His Painting Skills as a Soldier, an Artist Finds His Voice This article is part of our latest Fine Arts & Exhibits special report, which focuses on how art endures and inspires, even in the darkest of times. PORTLAND, Ore. — In Baghdad, on March 9, …

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Ava DuVernay, her company honored by MacDowell artist colony New York company award Ava DuVernay AP

DuVernay MacDowell

Ava DuVernay, her company honored by MacDowell artist colony New York company award Ava DuVernay AP Ava DuVernay, her company honored by MacDowell artist colony New York company award Ava DuVernay AP Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will be honored next month by MacDowell, which is presenting its inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to her media company and arts collective ARRAY. …

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