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July 13, 2020

Risograph: How a Vintage Japanese Copy Machine Became an Artistic Printmaking Tool

For most people, a standard office copy machine may not inspire much creativity. However, the Japanese-designed Risograph printer from the ‘80s is no ordinary workplace appliance. Fast and easy to use, the bulky, gray machine was originally intended for offices and schools. However, today’s artists with a curiosity for vintage technology have now turned the Risograph into a printmaking phenomenon.

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July 13, 2020

Paris Transforms River Seine Into a Floating Cinema for Social Distancing Fun

As some cities get back to life after the coronavirus lockdown, they’re having to come up with innovative ways to bring a sense of normalcy while also staying safe. In Paris, that means using a vital resource—the Seine—to keep outdoor entertainment going. On July 18, as part of the annual Paris Plages, a floating movie theater will be set up on the river at the Bassin de la Villette.

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July 12, 2020

Discover the Eclectic Influences That Shaped Ellsworth Kelly’s Avant-Garde Art

Abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly is known for pushing the envelope with his avant-garde paintings, prints, and sculptures. Over the course of his stunning 70-year career, Kelly developed a distinctive approach to his practice, characterized by a preference for minimalism, a penchant for bold colors, and the “new freedom” of finding inspiration in the unexpected.

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July 12, 2020

Expressive Paintings Capture the Unique Personalities of Birds in Every Brushstroke

The diverse beauty of birds has inspired colorful paintings, incredible paper sculptures, as well as cuddly crochet companions. Artist Rachel Altschuler captures the unique personalities of birds in her series of expressive acrylic paintings. She uses a variety of brushstrokes and textures to portray their whimsical and sometimes enigmatic characters. “I have always been passionate about animals—especially birds,” Altschuler explains in her artist statement. “They have such a unique energy and spirit about them.

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