Situated near Nieuwmarkt station in Amsterdam is a hidden gem for comic fans. Founded in 1968, Lambiek is the oldest comic shop in the world. And while it is well worth taking a trip to the Netherlands to see the brick-and-mortar location, the store offers another valuable resource for anyone interested in comic art: Comiclopedia.
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The kimono is an icon of traditional Japanese style and culture.
Growing up next to a zoo, Roman Uchytel always had a passion for animals. Eventually, after graduating from art school, he married his professional training with his personal passion to create Prehistoric Fauna. Together with his wife Alexandra, Uchytel runs this incredible website where he shows off recreations of prehistoric animals next to their modern descendants, taking care to note the vast size differences.
The modern internet is—at its core—a complex network of cables and routers known as the internet backbone.
Mixing function and form, Heatherwick Studio has created a stunning kinetic structure at the UK's Woolbeding Gardens.
From palm tree-dotted beaches to peaceful green meadows, Cassandra Dias journeys to beautiful destinations through her embroidery practice. Since 2020, the California-based artist has channeled her love for traveling and natural vistas—fueled by the coronavirus pandemic—into immersive hand-stitched creations. At a distance, it is hard to tell that these artworks are made with a needle and thread.
We don't usually think of pencil shavings as final works of art.
As 2022 comes to an end, it’s always fun to look back on where the year has taken us.
The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous ancient Egyptian artifacts. The 1,680-pound granodiorite stone was first discovered in 1799 by a French soldier on Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. The military mission—which also served as a convenient mechanism for colonial pillaging—brought the giant slab to Europe. By 1802, the stone fell into the hands of the victorious British, and it has sat in The British Museum ever since.
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