Oh Roger Murrell I’m Coming to Visit for the Statuephilia Exhibit at the British Musuem

Ron Mueck’s ‘Mask II’ – a widely-exhibited self-portrait of the artist sleeping Yo Roger, do you think I can come crash at your place so we can go to the British Museum and see some contemporary art? An 18-carat gold Kate Moss (our “modern-day Aphrodite”) in this contorted pose, a sleeping giant’s head, Hirst’s famous display of skulls? If I can’t make it – please tell me..you’ll be going?

Siren by by Marc Quinn

Antony Gormley’s ‘Case for an Angel I’

Noble and Webster’s ‘Dark Stuff’

Damien Hirst Cornucopia What: Statuephilia encourages us to look afresh at both modern and ancient art, to explore the similarities as well as differences between eras and cultures, and to remind ourselves of the perennial power of sculpture. When: October 4, 2008 and runs until January 25, 2009. Where: British Museum More about the artists





December 2, 2016

Upside Down Christmas Tree Hangs in the Halls of Tate Britain

  Every December, the Tate Britain debuts its much-anticipated Christmas tree. Designed by a different contemporary artist each year, the famed museum’s trees are both yuletide decorations and works of modern art. This year, Iranian installation artist Shirazeh Houshiary has quite literally turned the tradition on its head with her upside-down evergreen. Suspended by its trunk, the tree hovers above the main entrance’s stunning spiral staircase.

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December 2, 2016

Photographer Searches for Mystery Wedding Couple After Discovering Film in 50-Year-Old Camera

You never know what you’ll find when you buy something that’s vintage. When photographer Alex Galmeanu bought a rare 50-year-old camera off eBay, he never expected to find an exposed (but undeveloped) roll of film inside. “Of course I had it developed right away,” he wrote, “and, as a surprise again, I was able to recover 10 quite usable images, especially when considering their age.

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