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Iva Troj – My Dear Foe

Bulgarian artist Iva Troj’s first UK solo show, My Dear Foe, opens this week at London’s Imitate Modern gallery. The exhibition, running from  23 – 28 September 2014 sees the 2013 Towry National Open Art Prize winner seamlessly incorporate Troj’s vast experience of traditional painting techniques with postmodern elements to create engaging, Renaissance-style works that … Continue reading

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Kyla La Grange to headline BREAK-FEST

Kyla La Grange is set to headline The Original Oatly BREAK-FEST, a new boutique festival that brings a taste of Swedish mornings to south London’s Brockwell Park on Saturday 30 August. La Grange will be supported by Swedish acts Urban Cone and Marigold in the free one-day Scandinavian breakfast slash music festival that will also … Continue reading

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Alejandra Guilmant – Love on the Rocks

Busty Mexican model Alejandra Guilmant makes an appearance in Playboy‘s special edition issue for January & February of 2014.  Shot for Love On The Rocks by David Bellemere, she does her best to keep cool in the midday sun by wearing absolutely nothing. The New York based model is set to follow in the footsteps of … Continue reading

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Robin Williams 1951 – 2014

The Oscar-winning actor, stand-up comedian and simply comic genius Robin Williams, whose range extended from manic mimicry to understated character portrayals, was found dead in his California home yesterday at the age of 63. Williams was a man with undeniably phenomenal charm, charisma and to boot, was just downright funny. In a statement, the local … Continue reading

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Paolo Nutini – Iron Sky (Video)

The Scottish crooner Paolo Nutini burst back onto the music scene after a brief hiatus and now his a video has been released for his rousing soul track, Iron Sky. His new single, Iron Sky is taken from his platinum selling album Caustic Love and samples Charlie Chaplin’s speech from The Great Dictator. The track is … Continue reading

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Anya Hindmarch Mini-Mart

The Anya Hindmarch Mini-Mart is now open at 99 Mount Street, London. The designer who is known for mixing luxury with mass-market themes, launched her latest collection, Counter Culture with a temporary shop space. With Hindmarch’s new handbag collection featuring icons from Kellogg’s cereal boxes, including Tony the Tiger – the advertising cartoon mascot for … Continue reading

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The Unquiet Film Series – Culture & Foreign News

The Times and The Sunday Times have released the latest instalments in The Unquiet Film Series, a collection of films celebrating the historical and cultural impact of the newspapers. The newspapers have given filmmakers unprecedented access to 229 years of archive material. Bringing The World To Britain focuses on foreign news reporting, whilst Cultural Impact … Continue reading

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Kimchi and Chips – 3-D Light Sculptures

The brilliantly named Seoul-based art and design studio Kimchi and Chips have created Light Barrier, a series of glowing rays that create stunning 3-dimensional geometries and shapes. The installation creates floating graphic objects which animate through space and time, by crossing millions of calibrated beams, projection, scanning and convex mirrors. The light installation creates floating … Continue reading

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The Lotus Building

Architecture has reached new heights in Wujin, China as a stunning new construction has been unveiled. The Lotus Building can be seen blooming out of an artificial lake, like the flower it has been modeled on. The Lotus Building is the work of studio505, conceived as an inhabited sculptural work, in which visitors enter from … Continue reading

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Ryn Weaver – Promises

Ryn Weaver isn’t just One To Watch, she is likely to be the next big thing your eardrums will be listening to for the next few months; it is just a shame you won’t find her on Spotify. Promises, the second single from Weaver’s upcoming EP of the same name, has all the potential to … Continue reading

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Moment Factory – Foresta Lumina

Québec’s Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook has been turned into a luminous enchanted forest by Montreal-based design company Moment Factory, turning the vast woodlands into a magical nocturnal trail. Foresta Lumina comprises a 2km pathway winding through trees with bewitched characters (drawn from the area’s myths and legends), colourful illuminated installations and mysteriously glowing … Continue reading

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Alina Aliluykina by David Bellemere

There is very little not to like about Los Angeles-based Alina Aliluykina – not just a model, but also an actress and a talented pianist and singer. The 21-year-old is fast becoming one of fashion’s most intriguing muses. Alina is now the apple of David Bellemere’s eye, with a recent shoot for nude fashion magazine Treats! … Continue reading

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Paul Cummins – Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

The moat around the Tower of London has run dry for over 170 years but in honour of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War on August 5, Paul Cummins‘ installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red will see 888,246 ceramic poppies flood the Tower, to honour the number of … Continue reading

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Win Beacons Festival tickets with Farah Vintage

The weekend of August 8th sees the return of Beacons Festival. Held in Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales, this mashup of music, art and food is fast becoming one of the must-attend events on the musical calendar. This year is no different, with acts such as Daughter, Darkside, the Fall and Jon Hopkins making the … Continue reading

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Zaria Forman – Climate Change Landscapes

Artist Zaria Forman creates breathtaking pastel landscapes to creatively record the effects of climate change across the globe using her fingers. The inspiration for Forman’s hyper-real, photo-like imagery began in early childhood when she would travel to the world’s most remote landscapes beside her late mother, who would be capturing the sites as part of … Continue reading

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Wildlife Selfies by Silvio Medeiros

Art director Silvio Medeiros and Diomedia Brazil have created a funny advertising campaign entitled Wildlife to highlight the stock images company’s new National Geographic Collection. The Wildlife series captures animals taking selfies in unexpected locations, with a panda in an elevator and a gorilla in a bathroom. The campaign aims to show people that even … Continue reading

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SpY – Moon

Spanish street artist SpY has set his two-stories tall installation ‘Moon‘ alight in Lausanne, Switzerland. The artificial crescent moon has been suspended on a crane above the urban landscape to light up the night sky. Moon is a project SpY was commissioned to install above the University Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland … Continue reading

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Yinka Shonibare – The British Library

A new installation on the theme of immigration by Yinka Shonibare entitled The British Library has just opened as part of the Brighton Festival and HOUSE 2014. The piece features 10,000 books, each bound in Shonibare’s trademark African Dutch wax batik fabric. The artist’s latest sculptural work explores the contributions made to British culture and … Continue reading

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Jeff Hong – Disney Unhappily Ever After

Eliminating the ‘Once Upon A Time’ fantasy emblematic of a Disney film’s storyline, artist Jeff Hong imagines a harsh reality for familiar childhood heroes in his ‘Unhappily Ever After‘ series. The montages re-imagine what might be the day-to-day lives of Disney characters if they experienced the real world, overcome by traumas and tribulations. The irony … Continue reading

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Judit Rita​ Rabóczky – Wire Sculptures

Hungary-based artist Judit Rita​ Rabóczky playfully molds strips of wire cables together to create her series of energetic human figurine sculptures. She welds the colorful pieces into acrobatic and seductive poses, that seem almost lifelike. As a result, the work is filled with a lively energy that emanates from each body. Rabóczky pays close attention … Continue reading

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