Across the world, millions of people celebrate Easter in a variety of ways. One common component of this festive holiday is the ornate Easter egg. Originally, chicken eggs were stained in red as a cultural symbol–a practice that dates back centuries to early Christian communities in Mesopotamia. In modern times, this tradition has lived on and taken new, artistic forms.
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Throughout 2019, artists around the world have been making their voices heard through striking art installations. Whether that means using illusions to transform public spaces or employing light to visually enhance the environment, each artist uses their work to great effect. Since 2013, we’ve been rounding up the top 10 art installations of the year and 2019 proved as difficult as ever to select the best site-specific works out of a strong pool of art.
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As the leaves begin to change color and the sweet scent of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air, it’s made abundantly clear that the fall season has officially begun. To commemorate this glorious time of year, people are tattooing the wonderfully warm beauty of nature, rich in autumnal themes, on their skin.
Artist Lauren Collin reveals exquisite textures from flat sheets of paper.
For millennia, crafters have continuously found ways to turn everyday objects into works of art.
Looking back through Western history, it’s incredible to see how many types of art have made an impact on society. By tracing a timeline through different art movements, we’re able to not only see how modern and contemporary art has developed, but also how art is a reflection of its time.
With Valentine’s Day sneaking up, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect card to give to that special someone.
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