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January, 2018

  • 29 January

    A gold toilet for the White House

    The White House asked to borrow a Van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead. Here the letter from Guggenheim: The White House apparently contacted the Guggenheim Museum in New York and asked for the loan of Van Gogh’s 1888 Landscape With Snow. The museum wrote back to say it …

October, 2017

  • 20 October

    Material Speculation: ISIS

    Article written by Esther Wambui Artist, activist, and educator Morehshin Allahyari, who has used 3D printing to reconstruct artifacts destroyed by ISIS, will visit UT to lecture and display some of her work. Material Speculation: ISIS will be showcased in UT’s Downtown Gallery ((At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)) from October 20 to …

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 …

  • 6 August

    Pepper and Masashi Hattori’s Trick Art

    Article written by Esther Wambui   An art exhibition showing hyper-realistic 3D drawings is pulling in the crowds in Japan and these incredible photos show why. The exhibition, showcasing work by Japanese artist Masashi Hattori, is at the Kawasaki City Museum.   Visitors are encouraged to take pictures with the artwork, …

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 …