Tagged With: ART
Could a robot ever recreate the aura of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece?
This month, the internet was flooded with stunningly ethereal digital art portraits, thanks to the work of the latest artificial intelligence-assisted application to go viral: Lensa. Users uploaded their photographs to the app and then – for a small fee – it used AI to transform their profile pictures into, say, a magical elfin warrior princess … Continuer la lecture
A survey of how money has been altered or destroyed as protest and art, from the suffragettes to Banksy.
Turning recycling into an art form An art studio with no brushes or paint. Mbongeni Buthelezi uses strips of plastic melted and glued to the canvas for his portraits. When the South African studied art he couldn’t afford to buy expensive materials. So he found an alternative and now produces this unique kind of art. … Continuer la lecture
Six Ways J.M.W. Turner Painted a Changing World
J.M.W. Turner may have regarded himself first and foremost as a landscape painter, but his art tells us a lot about the volatile and rapidly modernising times that he lived through. His lifelong interest in the inventions, conflicts, politics, society, culture and science of his time influenced many of his most original works and transformed … Continuer la lecture
Indigenous communities celebrate the Aboriginal Flag
Who is Harold Thomas, the man who created the Aboriginal flag? Posted Tue 25 Jan 2022 Harold Thomas designed the Aboriginal flag in 1970.(Supplied: David Hancock) The Aboriginal flag, for the first time, can now be freely used by all Australians. That’s because Harold Thomas, the man who designed the flag, agreed to transfer its copyright to the Commonwealth … Continuer la lecture
Penguin Modern Classics book-covers
How Penguin’s Modern Classics dared us to judge a book by its cover Jackets from the 1960s editions – Penguin After 60 years of the series celebrating contemporary fiction, have the early jacket designs stood the test of time – and how do you create a cover fit for a classic? by Killian Fox Sun … Continuer la lecture
Hong Kong has a new modern art museum
Hong Kong opens modern art museum as security law casts pall Multibillion-dollar M+ struggles to find a balance between artistic expression and political censorship A security guard walks in front of Bloodline – Big Family No 17 by Zhang Xiaogang at M+. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters Reuters Thu 11 Nov 2021 A senior Hong Kong … Continuer la lecture
Dorothea Lange : migration and the American Dream