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5 monthes ago   |   By Art With a Needle

One of Ai Weiwei's recurring themes is the destruction of China's history and traditional culture by the current regime and its replacement with shallow consumerism. He has depicted this by finding old things and somehow redoing them for art. His most infamous such act was to drop a 2000-year-old urn, documenting it in three photos - holding it out, in mid-fall, and smashing on the ground. (Critics have understandably given him a hard time over this endeavor.)
At the Blenheim Palace exhibit he wasn't so dramatic. Here's a table from the Qing dynasty with legs sliced down to sit...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

Tim Gamble is a Manchester, UK-based photographer who uses light-painting techniques to create surreal and abstract artworks. His photos are almost entirely created in-camera... Read more ...

Super Moon

Super Moon

Full moon over the Tortolita Mountains, near Tucson, Arizona. Here is the super moon shortly before it turned into the super blood wolf moon! Read more ...

Workshop Warmups- Sly Stallone!

Workshop Warmups- Sly Stallone!

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LACMA, Art © 2019 Tom Richmond) People seemed to like the “Workshop Warmups” I posted last week from my Orlando Workshop that took... Read more ...

German Commuter Knits Four-Foot-Long Scarf Detailing Transit Delays

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Traditional Lace Patterns Spray-Painted onto Museums, Residences, and Walls...

Traditional Lace Patterns Spray-Painted onto Museums, Residences, and Walls by NeSpoon

Museum of Fine Art and Lace in Alençon, France (2018), all images courtesy of NeSpoon Polish artist NeSpoon creates spraypainted murals and textile installations based on... Read more ...

Dottie Reid: 1947

Dottie Reid: 1947

Big band singer and jazz artist Dorothy "Dottie" Reid died on Dec. 3, 2018, at age 97. Dottie sang with Jimmy Dorsey, Buddy Rich and Benny Goodman. Born June 15, 1921, in... Read more ...

Kitchens

Kitchens

I''e been thinking about kitchens as a subject lately,(Probably because I spend so much time in them this time of year.)I've had an image of my friend's kitchen in my files for... Read more ...

House of Fleas: 1940

House of Fleas: 1940

June 1940. "One-spot town along U.S. Highway No. 1, between Washington and Baltimore." Jessup, Maryland, was the corporate headquarters of flea-powder manufacturer One-Spot... Read more ...

Photos of Dogs Jumping with Colorful Powder Trails

Photos of Dogs Jumping with Colorful Powder Trails

Toronto-based animal photographer Jess Bell has been shooting a wonderful series of photos showing dogs jumping and leaving colorful powder trails in their wake. The photos... Read more ...

Photographing the Same Red Cabin Over the Years

Photographing the Same Red Cabin Over the Years

It was in August 2013 that I by accident stumbled upon the red cabin and its surrounding lake. I assume the location has been photographed before my first attempts at capturing... Read more ...