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May, 2018

  • 9 May

    Artwork Gone Wrong?

    When we look at art from a created statue’s point of view, we obviously think of the hard work that is put into creating such a piece, the time invested to create such beautiful pieces and the talent that lays in the minds of our artists. Whenever we see a …

February, 2018

  • 15 February

    Finally a Museum of Selfies

    The Museum of Selfies is an interactive museum that explores the history and cultural phenomenon of the selfie – an image of oneself taken by oneself – with roots dating back 40,000 years. Visitors can explore the origin of the selfie through the lens of art, history, technology, and culture …

September, 2017

  • 29 September

    3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk in Iceland Slows Traffic

    Article written by Esther Wambui In the small fishing village of Ísafjörður, a 3D pedestrian crossing was painted last month in an effort to slow traffic on a narrow street. The eye-popping illusion gives the effect of walking on air as pedestrians move from one side of the street to the …

August, 2017

  • 10 August

    Neon Nights in 3D

    Article written by Esther Wambui Portraits of Hope, the nonprofit behind the art installation, has a new public art exhibit in Beverly Hills. “Neon Nights in 3D” will have more than 1,000 art discs painted in fluorescent colors floating on the Lily Pond on Santa Monica Boulevard. As part of the interactive exhibit, visitors …

July, 2017

  • 2 July

    Chelsea Manning in 3D

    Article written by Esther Wambui   Chelsea Manning is to showcase an exhibition at New York’s Fridman Gallery in collaboration with the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg. Manning, who was released from prison last month after being sentenced in violation of the Espionage Act for disclosing classified government documents to WikiLeaks in 2013, will share A Becoming …