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Illuminating Ice and Snow in China

Early January brought the opening ceremonies of the 2019 Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. The 35th annual winter festival takes place in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, and now is the largest ice and snow festival in the world. In the early years ...

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Norway’s Energy-Positive Building

Powerhouse Brattørkaia, an energy-positive building in Trondheim, Norway will open to the public in 2019. The structure will generate more energy in its operational phase than it consumes through the production of building materials, construction, operation and disposal of the building. With a nice view of Trondheimsfjorden and ...

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Artist Trevor Paglen’s Orbital Reflector

When artist Trevor Paglen imagined launching a reflective, nonfunctional satellite into low Earth orbit, the Nevada Museum of Art understood that his artistic gesture could help to change the way humanity sees our place in the world. Together with the aerospace engineering firm Global Western, they designed and manufactured Orbital Reflector. On Monday, December 3rd, SpaceX ...

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323 Million Dollar Auction of American Modernist Art

Barney A. Ebsworth passed away in April 2018 and left behind the largest ever American Modernist art collection by a private owner. Last week Christie’s auctioned this massive collection earning an incredible $323,103,500! Highlights included ...

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Houtouwan - China’s Beautiful Ghost Village

Houtouwan is an abandoned fishing village on the northern side of Shengshan Island, one of the Shengsi Islands, a chain of 400 islands located 40 miles east of Shanghai, China. The village was once home to more than 2,000 fishermen among other residents, but was ...

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Mixing Hand-Weaving with Modern Art: Anni Albers

A long overdue recognition of Anni Albers' pivotal contribution to modern art and design, the first major exhibition of her work in the UK is now on display at London’s Tate Modern. As a female student at the radical Bauhaus art school, Albers was discouraged from ...

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The Underwater Museum of Art

The Underwater Museum of Art recently became the first permanent underwater sculpture garden in the United States. Located in the Gulf of Mexico, off of Walton County, Florida, the museum lies at a depth of approximately 60-feet and at a distance of .7-miles from the shore of Grayton Beach State Park. Each year, a juried selection of sculptural ...

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The Colors of New York City

New York City’s colors were celebrated over the summer with a unique public installation, Manhattan Color Walk. From the buckets of lavender mums at the corner bodega to the forest green scaffolding covering a building under construction, the walk paid special homage to all the colors that make New York City unique. Each color in the striped ...

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Shining a Light on Leonardo da Vinci – Classic Drawings and Hidden Sketches

In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous exhibitions across the UK. Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, a nationwide event ...

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