Google Arts and Culture

The following are 5 popular topics that are published on Google and Arts and Culture. It is one of my favourite parts of the Google universe.Read More →

two fridas

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.Read More →

The early months of 2018 have already seen several landmark anime films achieve worldwide success, and that shows no signs of changing anytime soon. While it is not apparent from looking at the 2018 Oscar nominations for Best Animated Film, last year saw some truly fantastic anime films released. Source:Read More →

Ring in the new year right, with the return of M. Night Shyamalan, Toro y Moi, “True Detective,” and more in Fast Company’s Creative Calendar for January. Years ago, Fast Company put together a statistical, 100% scientific analysis proving that January is in fact the weirdest month of the yearRead More →

Just like last year, I kept track of almost everything I read, watched, listened to, and experienced in my media diet posts. In this post, I’m gonna share some of the very best of that content, stuff that stuck with me in one way or another. Source: The Best ofRead More →

Garden statues

Think of them as art for your garden. Garden statues are the perfect accessory to enhance and intensify the intended mood of an outdoor space or sunroom. Whether you are looking to infuse your backyard with a bit of humour, balance the composition of your landscaping, or draw attention toRead More →

The Disturbing Resonance of Bertolt Brecht's “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui”

John Doyle’s sober revival of Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” (at the Classic Stage Company) couldn’t be more timely, though whether that timeliness enhances or diminishes its message I can’t quite decide. The play, which Brecht wrote as a refugee in Finland, in early 1941, describes theRead More →

great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Neptune Islands, South Australia, Indian Ocean

Alessandro de Maddalena is on the world’s leading shark experts. Researcher, expedition leader, and author, he is also an illustrator and a naturalist photographer. Real passionate, he has dedicated almost all his life to this species. One of the fundamental parts of his work consists of giving lectures on the biology of sharks in universities, museums and diving associations, for which he uses his own images. During the writing of his many books, reports or articles, Alessandro likes to take care of the different parts that compose them, including also the illustrations. For them, he favors the use of ink and pen, a technique he particularly likes. Read More →

Growing up in New Zealand, London-based photographer Adrienne Pitts (@hellopoe) always had the urge to travel. “We are so far removed from everything there at the bottom of the world that we are taught at an early age to spread our wings and fly,” she explained. She recently booked aRead More →

Early ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Art Reveals Wholly Different Look For ‘Gamora’

The most prominent feature of ‘Gamora’ from MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy (GotG) might have to be her green skin, but it seems that this iconic look nearly didn’t play out. In the same vein as the drastically different concept artworks of Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Thor’ and GotG 2’s ‘Mantis’ (PomRead More →

Alright, all you Trading Spaces heads (Trading Spacers? Trading Spaceophiles?), we’re sure you remember your favourite TS designers, but how well do you remember the actual rooms they made over? In preparation for the all-new season with the same old cast, we’ve put together a good, old-fashioned best/worst round upRead More →

As families across the country enjoyed ‘The Greatest Showman’ on TV yesterday, an Offaly artist has produced a stunning sketch of one of the film’s most famous scenes. Croghan artist Karen Moran said, “this one might take a while to colour” as she shared the image on her Facebook page.Read More →

Renowned photographer Sandro Miller has worked together with legendary Hollywood A-Lister John Malkovich many times, but when Miller wanted to celebrate the photography greats that had inspired and guided him, he had to do something special. Source: Photographer Recreates Famous Portraits With John Malkovich As His ModelRead More →

People often associate the idea of “classic beauty” with icons like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe. What society considers beautiful today, however, is a far stretch from those timeless beauties. Beauty evolves as certain trends become popular and what’s “in” varies from year to year. Source: This Artist Gave ClassicRead More →

Japan Highlight Video Here is a copy of our Japanese highlight video from early in the year – enjoy! Daily Photo – Wandering in Kyoto I don’t think I would ever get tired when wandering around streets in Japan. I can’t quite figure out my fascination with it. Source: WanderingRead More →

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse has opened to rave reviews, with Sony filing for a patent over its new animation technology, which it says has pushed the envelope on what’s formerly been achieved in the animation industry. While many around the world enjoy the stunning visuals that fuse CGI with hand-drawnRead More →

Design News of the Day Rumours that the Kardashian-Jenners are skipping their Christmas card in 2018 can be put to rest: The annual family photo has arrived, and it’s adorable. Khloé Kardashian surprised fans on Christmas Eve morning (December 24) with an Instagram post debuting the 2018 Kardashian-Jenner Christmas card.Read More →

It’s that time of year: The holidays are here. Along with good tidings and cheer comes a list of must-haves. On that list — for most people — is a required viewing of Love Actually . Whether you love it or hate it, you know it’s true. Source: What EverRead More →

It’s not Ralph who breaks the internet — it’s the princesses. Disney fans went wild when it was revealed that many of the company’s most iconic characters, including Belle, Jasmine, Mulan, and Cinderella, would appear in Ralph Breaks the Internet, the highly-entertaining sequel to Wreck-It Ralph (it’s already a majorRead More →