Art & Photography

Keep pace with the dynamic art scene, from the grand openings to the grassroots and learn some art history in between. Discuss the big issues facing photographers today, such as the growth of smartphone imagery and citizen journalism.


Ukrainian painter Sasha Putrya was painting non-stop all her life, as if she knew it will be cut short.
She lived for 11 years, 6 of which she battled leukemia, leaving to the world over 2,300 of her unique pen drawings and watercolor paintings .

Sasha didn't study painting and, due to illness, couldn't even go to high school after attending classes for 1 year, yet somehow she managed to learn so many... Read more
This reminds me of Play-doh, except incredibly advanced. Seems like it'd be fun to try, and even getting things "wrong" could work out. Plus, clearly creates brilliant ideas: who doesn't want to see Buddha on a treadmill?? (Must click!) Read more
Imagine having a whole city inside your head? How would you get it out? These famous architects have done an incredible job of bringing their visions to streets and towns all around the world.

Kinda makes me want to buy a pack of crayons... Read more
Winter in Saskatchewan is a wonderland.

These are trees in Estevan, Saskatchewan. After the recent ice storm, central and eastern Canada now knows how this feels. Toronto lost 20% of its canopy. The trees in Saskatchewan are used to it.

Here’s a view of a yard in Estevan. No, that is not the house. Or a barn. Silly you.

To the right of the storage shed you see a gazebo. Those are not real deer in the... Read more
A new digital scrapbook is allowing viewers to experience Amsterdam through the eyes of Anne Frank - and beyond. It's an innovative timeline that mixes media to bring history to life, sharing important lessons from the past with the future.

History has never been so modern! Read more
William Eggleston, a quietly influential American photographer, has a new book of photography available, At Zenith . He's famous for turning everyday objects into elevated pieces of art, and so next time you're making a sandwich or sitting down in an otherwise ordinary chair, you might have a different view.

So what's your call: eccentric or kooky? Read more
This gorgeous photo series is heart-warming and fun. The David Bowie of cats, this two-eyed beauty brings this grandma to life. Can't help but make a cat lover out of you! Read more
Someone said "Wild Flowers are not Weeds". That's how I feel about street art . Lukely, there are now more and more street artists being recognized for their talent. Banksy Mural On Sale For $150,000 For the first time in December of this year a mural by the famous British graffiti artist, political activist, film director and painter Banksy will be sold at a US auction house, newyorktimes.com... Read more
Okay, so maybe athletes don't need extra attention but taking them off the field and putting their spectacular moves into everyday situations is a pretty killer idea for a photo series. Check 'em out, but... don't try it at home. Read more
I never thought of a graffiti, as an art form , until I moved to a bigger city. Standing in front of a huge mural painted on a side of a building was a powerful experience for me. Painting at that scale was impressive, and somehow, it nicely blended into the building's surface and complemented its architectural elements.

Here are a few wall murals that exist in a complete harmony with the buildings that... Read more
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