Biden also rescinded an order that directed the Department of Justice to prioritize prosecutions for individuals who vandalized federal monuments.
Drue Kataoka’s art has made it to collections in 30 countries — and even the International Space Station. Now the artist, activist and current face of Clubhouse’s app icon is releasing her first NFT to support Asian American causes. The auction will begin on digital art marketplace Nifty Gateway at 1:30 p.m. EST, May 13, […]
The art piece was added as a "prank" by a local artist who had kept it in storage.
The dispute stems from a $1 million outdoor sculpture, around which Gross installed netting to protect it from the elements.
We asked a master sculptor and puppeteer how to make a scary-good jack-o-lantern.
Her work, which employed direct carving, epitomizes the modernism style.
Chad Moore, an artist who lives in Oakland, California, uses reclaimed plastic to examine consumerism through sculpture.
The games and tech change with the times, but you’re still going to explore, to meet industry experts and celebs, and to get lots of free stuff.Compared to all that, Republic of Gamers’ (ROG’s) 2019 booth might be offering what PAX attendees love today—swag raffles, battle royale matches, and online personalities—but it’s also bringing something entirely new to the table.Whichever day between August 30th through September 2nd you can make it to the ROG booth, you’ll want to line up nice and early—especially if you fancy yourself a battle royale expert.In the morning, you can team up with a fellow PAX attendee to play Fortnite Duos on top-of-the-line ROG gaming desktops.These are limited edition mechanical eye sculptures from Metal Earth that you can build yourself, and they typically can only be found bundled with ROG laptops.So bring your best Fortnite teammate or just make a friend in line, and you could win this snazzy-looking collector’s item.
You gotta hand it to the people of Wellington, New Zealand.A giant sculpture of a hand with a face, called Quasi, was installed on the roof of the City Gallery Wellington on Monday.No -- Quasi has landed!"the gallery's official Twitter account tweeted.Quasi is a joint project with Wellington Sculpture Trust, with support from Wellington City Council, Wellington Community Trust, and Richard Burrell."Van Hout's work is a partial self-portrait, the gallery's site notes, and was based on scans of the artist's own body parts.
Fearless Girl’s reign as one of the 21st century’s top cultural icons seems all but assured, but the legal dispute between the sculptor who designed the statue and the investment firm that sponsored it shows no sign of stopping.In the latest development last month, Judge Gregory H. Woods of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dealt a victory to the artist, Kristen Visbal, denying a motion for dismissal by investment management firm State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).Visbal claims the firm interfered with her contract, infringed upon her copyright and committed fraud by not giving her proper attribution for the work at all times, amounting to an attempt to “rob her of making a living from her art.” These accusations form part of a counterclaim in response to a breach-of-contract lawsuit State Street filed on Valentine’s Day 2019 seeking to forbid Visbal from selling Fearless Girl replicas to “unauthorized buyers.”The bronze statue of a young girl with her hands on her hips, head tilted defiantly upward against the Charging Bull of Wall Street appeared overnight in New York’s Bowling Green park nearly two and a half years ago.She instantly became an international sensation, a call to action for greater gender equality and female leadership in companies, but also a target for mockery—and a major source of potential revenue for both Visbal and SSGA."Now that [Ms. Visbal] has filed an amended pleading with the Court, we will soon file a renewed motion to dismiss the counterclaims."
An ancient sculpture of Alexander the Great was recently discovered inside the storage room of a Greek museum.The surprising find was made by Angeliki Kottaridi, a leading archaeologist, and announced in a Facebook post."A 'brand new' Portrait of Alexander, still unknown to archaeologists and art lovers...For decades lost in a dark corner of the warehouse of the archaeological museum of Veria between crates with ceramic, half under old mortars and pollutants," Kottaridi wrote in her Facebook post.The sculpture, which was initially found decades ago underneath rubble near the Greek town of Veria, was rediscovered a few weeks ago as staffers were cleaning out a storage room.The newly rediscovered sculpture will also be featured in a major exhibition next year at the Aigai Museum.The Greek king, who ruled over one of the largest empires in the world, is thought to be one of history's most accomplished military commanders.
Over in America, this year’s Ohio State Fair has, par for the course, giant butter sculptures—but this year it has butter astronauts carved to celebrate the recent 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.Per CNET, visitors to the fair (which began on 24 July and runs until 4 August in Columbus, Ohio) can see huge butter carvings of Apollo 11 crewmembers Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins.There’s also a separate sculpture depicting Armstrong saluting the American flag next to the Apollo 11's Eagle lunar module on the moon’s surface, complete with a butter version of his footprints in the lunar regolith.(As CNET noted, Armstrong hailed from Wapakoneta, Ohio and bought a dairy farm there after his 1971 departure from NASA.)Per the Associated Press, the butter astronauts are accompanied by the traditional butter cow and calf (cows did not travel to the moon in 1969, or space in general since, but the ones in the exhibit do sport Apollo ear tags).CNET noted that the sculpture took a team of five sculptors some 500 hours to make, 400 of which took place in a cooler set to 7 degrees Celsius.
If you want to celebrate NASA's 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing, you might as well do it with butter.At this year's Ohio State Fair, visitors can see highly detailed, life-sized butter sculptures of the Apollo 11 moon crew -- Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.There's also a separate butter sculpture of Armstrong in his spacesuit saluting the American flag while standing near the lunar module Eagle."Those who remember the moon landing often recall exactly where they were and how they felt, and the 50th anniversary is the perfect time to pay tribute to this amazing event," Jenny Hubble, senior vice president of communications for the American Dairy Association Mideast, said in a statement.Armstrong -- who was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio -- is considered a state icon for his trip to the moon.In addition, Armstrong bought a dairy farm in Ohio after leaving NASA in 1971.
Depending on who you ask, AI is either going to put us all out of a job or create more jobs than ever before.Creator automated the food creation, but staffed the restaurant with friendly greeters to create what they call “an intimate, social, human-interaction-rich service experience.” Both are using automation to cut the cost of serving food, but only one of them has realized that we go out to eat – rather than ordering in – because we sometimes like to be with other people.When is see the delicate details of his fingers, I feel the fragility and tenderness of what it is to be human.When I see the folds of the robe or the fall of his beard, I don’t just marvel at the sharpness of Michelangelo’s chisel.We’re only just starting to understand what happens in the brain when we encounter a moving work of art.In the last decade, neuroscientists and psychologists have started using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) – a type of scan that reveals the brain at work – to see what happens when we see a painting, listen to music, or read a story.
A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun’s head has been auctioned off at Christie’s for £5 million, despite claims from the Egyptian government that the relic was stolen.The 11-inch-tall bust, made from brown quartzite, has damage to the nose, ears, and chin, but is in otherwise excellent condition, according to the London-based auction house.An unnamed collector purchased the stunning 3,300-year-old relic for £4,746,250 at an auction on 4 July.“This face is recognisable among a thousand Egyptian royal faces,” noted Laetitia Delaloye, London Head of Ancient Art & Antiquities, at the Christie’s website, pointing to the pharaoh’s almond-shaped eyes, high cheekbones, and prominent top lip.It has been very well known on the market, and has been published and exhibited many times over the past 35 years,” she said.Christie’s went ahead with the auction despite protests from Cairo and appeals to the British government by Egypt’s ambassador in London.
Footballer Eric Cantona is planning to take a trip into space (perhaps), and has announced it in the only logical way: by unveiling a life-sized levitating statue of himself at London Victoria railway station, England.The monument (puzzlingly described as the world's 'first levitating statue of Eric Cantona’, implying that others will follow) uses magnets to hold the spacesuit-clad sculpture above a model of the Earth.Such floating sculptures aren't unusual in modern art galleries, but this might be the largest to date.Everything you need to know about Blue OriginYour complete guide to SpaceXVirgin Galactic: Branson reaches for the stars
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The huge Knife Angel sculpture crafted from knives taken off the street as part of the Save A Life, Surrender Your Knife project is being moved from Coventry to Birmingham's Victoria Square this week to raise awareness of knife crime.Although it may look like a Clive Barker creation, the sculpture was commissioned by Shropshire's British Ironwork Centre and created by artist Alfie Bradley, who was putting the finishing touches to it in 2017.It was hoped that the angel would make its public debut in Trafalgar Square, but it was denied by the Mayor of London.Standing at 27 feet high, the sculpture has already been displayed in Liverpool and Hull, and after its month-long stay in Birmingham, it'll flap off to somewhere else."We are now having enquires from cities right across the UK who want to get involved and host the Knife Angel."The interested cities include Bristol, Leeds, Wrexham, Hereford, Worcester, and Cleveland.
Last December, SpaceX set a company record when it delivered a staggering 64 small satellites to space aboard a single Falcon 9 rocket.The idea was to turn the sky into a cosmic art gallery for a few months by allowing Earthlings to ponder the light reflected by the balloon as it passed overhead.Paglen’s space sculpture was both praised for its creativity and maligned by astronomers, who grumbled about the art project disrupting observations.The astro community’s hand wringing about the responsible use of outer space turned out to be for nothing, however.As detailed in a press release released on Wednesday by the Nevada Museum of Art, which partnered with Paglen to create the Orbital Reflector, the government shutdown killed the project.For just over a month, 800,000 federal employees ranging from NASA scientists to air traffic controllers were on full or partial leave.