‘An egregious offence’: Canada battles Norway for tallest moose statue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities After Norway’s Storelgen stole Mac the Moose’s place as world’s tallest, a Canadian city hopes to ‘stick it to Oslo’ by increasing their statue’s size Battle of the moose: Canada’s Mac the Moose, left, and Norway’s Storelgen. Composite: Alamy For three decades, the Läs mer…

Bling and beauty: Dakar's fashion comes of age – photo essay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Alongside its golden beaches, glitzy nightclubs and vibrant music scene, Senegal’s capital, Dakar, is emerging as a key African fashion hub. Senegalese young people watch a runway show during Dakar fashion week in the Niari Tali neighbourhood, June 2017 The breezy seaside city, located Läs mer…

Bling and beauty: Dakar's fashion comes of age – photo essay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Alongside its golden beaches, glitzy nightclubs and vibrant music scene, Senegal’s capital, Dakar, is emerging as a key African fashion hub. Senegalese young people watch a runway show during Dakar fashion week in the Niari Tali neighbourhood, June 2017 The breezy seaside city, located Läs mer…

Banksy artwork found on garage in Wales sold for six-figure sum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wales Garage owner sells Seasons Greetings to expert but it will stay in Port Talbot for now People gather to take pictures of the Banksy in December. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images A Banksy artwork that appeared on a nondescript garage in a Welsh town Läs mer…

Banksy artwork found on garage in Wales sold for six-figure sum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wales Garage owner sells Seasons Greetings to expert but it will stay in Port Talbot for now People gather to take pictures of the Banksy in December. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images A Banksy artwork that appeared on a nondescript garage in a Welsh town Läs mer…

Can a computer be creative? Chips with Everything podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In our latest collaboration, Jordan Erica Webber teams up with Ian Sample of the Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast to look at why artwork produced using AI is forcing us to confront how we define creativity How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to Läs mer…

Banksy rat? Tokyo takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Banksy City’s governor asks if image of ‘cute rat’ is a gift from the illusive street artist The small image of a rat holding an umbrella – possibly by Banksy – was found on a door designed to prevent flooding in a Tokyo monorail Läs mer…

Norway's favourite painting to go on display in London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Art Norway’s favourite painting to go on display in London Winter Night in the Mountains by Harald Sohlberg will feature at Dulwich picture gallery Harald Sohlberg’s painting Winter Night in the Mountains. Photograph: Børre Høstland/Harald Sohlberg Edvard Munch’s The Scream is a classic symbol Läs mer…

Tanzanians with albinism embrace a life beyond stigma and superstition | Lucy Lamble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Tanzanians with albinism embrace a life beyond stigma and superstition In a country where myths about albinism can have deadly consequences, an organisation set up to battle discrimination is having a profound impact Graphic artist Camille Walala and her collaborator Julia Jomaa Läs mer…

How The Scream became the ultimate image for our political age

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Edvard Munch How The Scream became the ultimate image for our political age Edvard Munch’s painting is a masterpiece for these troubled times. Ahead of an exhibition at the British Museum, Jonathan Jones charts its rise, from the 1893 original to today’s inflatables and Läs mer…

Diabolical liberty? Anger over Spanish city's 'friendly' devil

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spain Petition launched over Segovia sculpture on grounds it is not ‘repulsive’ enough Sculptor José Antonio Abella’s mockup of how the statue of the devil will look on Segovia’s aqueduct. Photograph: Courtesy of José Antonio Abella The devil’s attempt to take up residence in Läs mer…