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‘Doctor Strange’ Deleted Scene: One of Kaecilius’ Followers Has a Very Bad Day

Favorite Doctor Strange is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature the kind of mind-bending magic absent from most other films in the Avengers series. The Thor movies tend to demur and call their magic science, but Doctor Strange is the Sorcerer Supreme, and as such has…

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“IKEA’s Frakta has broken through into design consciousness”

Favorite IKEA‘s blue bag is the perfect pop-culture reference for a generation stuck in a rotation of rental flats, says Will Wiles in his latest Opinion column. IKEA’s blue Frakta bag is having a fashion moment. It used to be that, once you’d used it to carry home your inexpensive kitchenware, IKEA’s masterpiece…

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Best Books On Drawing From Your Imagination

Favorite Sketches by CyanAli Learning to draw from your imagination is essential for entertainment art. Animators, illustrators, concept artists, these types of artists can all draw from their imagination with incredible accuracy. Awesome resources like Drawabox can help you pick up these skills for free. But at some point you’ll…

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Qatar Museums to Stage Vast Show in Berlin Ignoring Blockade (and the Techno Club Next Door)

Plus, the December 2018 opening date is confirmed for the National Museum of Qatar, architect Jean Nouvel's "other" grand project in the Gulf. The post Qatar Museums to Stage Vast ... Read More

Bruce Gilden’s Unflinching Portraits of British ‘Underdogs’ Go Unseen in Middle England

The Magnum photographer's in-your-face images are too close to home for galleries to exhibit. The post Bruce Gilden’s Unflinching Portraits of British ‘Underdogs’ Go Unseen in Middle England appeared first ... Read More

Does TV Ever Get the Art World Right? Here Are 19 (More) Memorable Episodes That Try, Ranked by Believability

Television is rife with portrayals of the art world. Here are some of our favorites, ranked from the most ridiculous to the totally realistic. The post Does TV Ever Get ... Read More

Photographer Hassan Hajjaj on Shooting Hip-Hop Star Cardi B.—and Being Called the ‘Warhol of Marrakech’

With two shows and a "New York" magazine cover, the artist has a lot going on these days. The post Photographer Hassan Hajjaj on Shooting Hip-Hop Star Cardi B.—and Being ... Read More

Regrets, They’ve Had a Few: Top 200 Collectors Reflect on the Ones That Got Away

Memories of ill-fated Warhols, bypassed Basquiats, and eclipsed works by Koons linger. Read More The post Regrets, They’ve Had a Few: Top 200 Collectors Reflect on the Ones That Got ... Read More

Pretty Packaging: YOUR NAME Will Be Remembered

A year-and-a-bit ago, Shinkai Makoto's Your Name was released in Japan. It struck the box office like a meteorite, sending financial shockwaves all over the world. Depending on which (ac)counting ... Read More

How to protein-up your holiday muffins. Hint: don’t add powdered crickets

Enlarge / The whey and cricket definitely stand out.reader comments 18 Share this story If I could, I’d eat baked goods for every meal. And if there’s one time of ... Read More

V&A set to host major exhibition on the future of design

The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing. The post V&A set to host major ... Read More

Peelable Belay paint is designed to protect surfaces from scratches and stains

A Japanese manufacturer has developed an odourless paint that can be peeled off surfaces to instantly remove any scratches or marks. Called Belay, the paint was developed and manufactured by ... Read More

Researchers Uncover the Final Piece of a Missing Magritte, Solving an 85-Year-Old Mystery

The artist once cut apart a critically acclaimed work and painted over the pieces. Now, the final piece has been recovered. The post Researchers Uncover the Final Piece of a ... Read More

Koons, Cons, and Lots of Cash: 7 of Vanity Fair’s Glossiest Art-World Scoops From the Graydon Carter Era

Revisit the art stories that riveted us. The post Koons, Cons, and Lots of Cash: 7 of Vanity Fair’s Glossiest Art-World Scoops From the Graydon Carter Era appeared first on ... Read More

Winter Preview: Museum Shows and Biennials Around the World

20 major exhibitions to see this season. Read More The post Winter Preview: Museum Shows and Biennials Around the World appeared first on ARTnews ... Read More

Review: DRIFTWOOD, Grimm’s Fairy Tale as Post-Bergman Drama

Against the onslaught of the crashing surf we arise into a world of soft light. From a distance, we can make out an approaching figure. Soon we see it is ... Read More

Mug shots: How Ars Technica editors prefer to stay caffeinated

Enlarge / Everyone's cabinets/cupboards basically look like this, right?reader comments 30 Share this story It's Thanksgiving in the US, and much of our staff is at work in a kitchen ... Read More

What does the Autumn Budget 2017 mean for design?

A shrinking national economy is now a likely backdrop for the design industry – which despite having a proven track record for growth – has been neglected in this budget ... Read More

Mathieu Lehanneur snakes metal rails through Maison Kitsuné boutique in New York

Iridescent metal pipes form display railings at the New York flagship store of Paris-based fashion and music label Maison Kitsuné. French designer Mathieu Lehanneur created the store interior inside a ... Read More

Sotheby’s and Yves Bouvier Hit Back Against ‘Salvator Mundi’ Seller Rybolovlev In Ongoing International Feud

Sotheby's has been dragged into the sprawling legal fight waged by the Russian billionaire. The post Sotheby’s and Yves Bouvier Hit Back Against ‘Salvator Mundi’ Seller Rybolovlev In Ongoing International ... Read More

David Hockney on the Imperialism of Western Perspective in Art and the Benefits of Virtual Reality (for Porn)

Ahead of his retrospective at the Met, the painter talked with filmmaker Philip Haas about Chinese scrolls, virtual reality, and more. The post David Hockney on the Imperialism of Western ... Read More

Art Industry News: Thomas Campbell Gets Into an Instagram Brawl Over ‘Salvator Mundi’ + More Must-Read Stories

Plus, Christo and the Smithsonian are sued over images and police find stolen John Lennon items in Auctionata's storeroom. The post Art Industry News: Thomas Campbell Gets Into an Instagram ... Read More

Zanele Muholi Awarded France’s Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

She considers her photographs of members of the LGBTQI community a form of visual activism. Read More The post Zanele Muholi Awarded France’s Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des ... Read More

Interview: JUSTICE LEAGUE’s Ray Fisher On Becoming Cyborg

What do you if your acting debut is as one of the legendary characters in a long-awaited superhero series? If you are rising star, Ray Fisher, you handle your appearance ... Read More

New paper makes the case that Mars is dry

Enlarge / Those dark streaks come and go with the seasons. We still don't know what causes them.reader comments 3 Share this story Mars clearly had extensive water in the ... Read More

Exploring what graphic design looked like in the Medieval era

An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period. The post ... Read More

Concrete machinery depot by Deamicisarchitetti is submerged in a hillside at La Raia estate

This shed for storing heavy machinery at an estate in Italy's Piedmont region is cut into a hillside and sheltered beneath a concrete overhang that swoops upwards to follow the ... Read More

‘They Want to See Blood’: Anime Superfans Wage Cyber War Against Artist Jeanette Hayes Over Alleged Copying

The artist says she received "thousands and thousands" of angry messages after a user accused her of image theft. The post ‘They Want to See Blood’: Anime Superfans Wage Cyber ... Read More

Art Industry News: Why the New 30-Second Rule Ruins the Kusama Experience + More Must-Read Stories

Plus, archaeologists discover the earliest known depiction of domesticated dogs and Kemang Wa Lehulere takes home Performa's top prize. The post Art Industry News: Why the New 30-Second Rule Ruins ... Read More

Are the Arts Spreading? $8.45 Billion Was Spent on Building Cultural Institutions Around the World Last Year

More than 101 major cultural facilities opened around the globe in 2016, according to a new report. The post Are the Arts Spreading? $8.45 Billion Was Spent on Building Cultural ... Read More
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