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Feb 23, 2012 04:57 PM ET // Alice Truong
An original "Calvin and Hobbes" watercolor has fetched $85,000 in a online auction that closed Wednesday night. The whooping total came to $101,575 with the buyer's premium, a 19.5 percent add-on to the winning bid. READ MORE: 175-Pound Gum Ball Made of 95,200 Pieces of Chewed Nicorette Sets World ...
Apr 12, 2012 05:16 PM ET // Alice Truong
Colombian artist Miler Lagos's piece titled Home is a self-supporting compact dome made of books -- sort of like a literary igloo, one could say. The installation at New York City's Magnan Metz Gallery was Lagos' first U.S. show, which took place in the fall. The structure is carefully composed of ...
Apr 23, 2012 09:52 AM ET // Jerry James Stone
If spin classes were housed in pseudo-planetariums like this art installation by Bruce Munro, I'd probably sign up for them. Well, I'd sign up for them and then feel guilty for not attending, but that is beside the point. Called Star Turn, the interactive exhibit uses absolutely no electricity what...
May 25, 2012 04:12 PM ET // Alexander Davies
If you're looking to spend a long weekend away from home this summer, consider heading down and hanging out for a few days in Austin, Texas. Despite its home in the Lone Star State, Austin, on the Colorado River, is all about the arts. It's also got a thriving night life, top notch food and [...]
May 29, 2012 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pearson
On June 1, Rise Above Gallery in Oakland will transform into the Garden of Eden. The full-immersion pop-up show, "Roses Are Red," explores the relationship between botany and human culture. One of the transformers is Jane Kim, a 30-year-old L.A.-based science illustrator who hand-painted a ten-foot...
Apr 17, 2012 05:07 PM ET // Alice Truong
Instead of throwing out his rotting food, Austrian photographer Klaus Pichler decided to make art out of it. One Third is his project looking at food waste (the name is derived from a U.N. study that found a third of the world's food goes to waste) juxtaposed against a backdrop of 925 million peopl...
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