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The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show

When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy. Read More >>

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Alex Ross Draws Brandon Routh as Kingdom Come Superman

Last week, we learned that Brandon Routh, the Superman of Superman Returns, would be returning to the cape and tights for the CW’s upcoming Crisis event. We also learned that he wouldn’t just be returning as Superman—he’d be returning as the iconic Kingdom Come iteration of the hero. Or, at least, a Superman wearing the same costume. Read More >>

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In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream…for These Gabz Star Wars and Alien Posters

Every artist has their own unique style. Some produce work that’s broad and colourful; others prefer detailed and dark. Then there are some whose work is so spot-on accurate it’s hard to tell it’s not a photograph. Gabz is one of those artists. Read More >>

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Tate Modern Declares Lego Art

One of the Tate Modern's favourite installation providers is coming back this year with a fun new project designed to make us think etc., although this one only appears to work on one level. Olafur Eliasson is having one tonne of white Lego bricks delivered to the gallery, for playing with. It is not quite as artistically challenging as seeing the natural world die in real time. Read More >>

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What’s Up, Danger? Oh, Just an Into the Spider-Verse Tribute Art Show

The best movie of 2018, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, is now on Netflix and—whether by coincidence or not—an art show celebrating its brilliance has opened too. Read More >>

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This Striking Climate Change Visualisation Is Now Customisable for Any Place on Earth

When University of Reading climate scientist released his warming stripes visualisation for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecessary clutter and told the story of global warming in blue and red stripes. Read More >>

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Museum Wants to Save Trump Balloon for Future Generations

The massive Trump ballon that's set to fly again today in honour of the official (right old) state (of that) visit that's going on at the moment could well end its days on display in the Museum of London, with exhibition bosses thinking it's an ideal way of logging post millennial ironic protest movements. Read More >>

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Someone Spent £1.06 Million on a Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses

A used Samsung NC10 can cost as little as £55. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million (£1.062 million)—so long as it’s art. Read More >>

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Stranger Things Is Getting a Striking New Art Book, and We’ve Got a Peek Inside

A few years back, we shared a gorgeous art book from Printed In Blood paying tribute to John Carpenter’s The Thing. The imprint’s latest release is just as stunning, with art that brings the topsy-turvy world of Netflix’s Stranger Things to vivid life on the page. We’ve got an early look at some of the artwork, including exclusive pieces, to share with you below. Read More >>

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The Terrifying Knife Angel is Coming to Birmingham – And Your City Could Be Next

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. And freak everyone out. Read More >>

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Because You Can Never Have Too Many Gorgeous Star Wars Posters

Honestly, gorgeous Star Wars art is a dime a dozen. It’s everywhere, from the original theatrical one-sheets up to the most recent limited edition offerings and more. And yet, we can’t get enough of it. It’s just so damned pleasing to look at, and these new posters by John Guydo certainly fit that bill. Read More >>

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Huge Queues Expected for Palace’s Golden Public Toilet

Attention criminally-minded plumbers: a fully golden toilet is about to arrive in the UK, where it'll be installed at Blenheim Palace. But in a thrilling twist to societal norms, this is for our dirty proletarian bottoms to touch, not just for passing for royalty to hover over as a servant neatly folds sheets of toilet paper. Read More >>

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Artist Robert Ball Captures the First ‘Beautiful Death’ of the Last Season of Game of Thrones

For years, artist Robert Ball has made posters that commemorate the majesty of death. With the support of HBO itself, Ball has been creating posters in a series called “Beautiful Death”, with each original illustration bringing rich artistry to the depiction of one death from Game of Thrones. Read More >>

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Even Random Paint Splatters Can Be Valid Computer Code (If You’re Using Perl)

As technology becomes more central to our lives, kids are increasingly being steered towards careers in programming with things like toys that promote coding. Is there still room for the arts in a world run by apps, AI, and computers? It turns out there might be a closer connection between the two than you’d think, as a software engineer discovered that random paint splatters are actually valid Perl code in disguise. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Is About to Begin, So Savour the Moment With This Art

It’s almost here. After almost two years of waiting, the final season of Game of Thrones begins April 14, which means you only have a few more days to bask in this moment before any character you love could be brutally murdered at any second. Read More >>