| Read time: 3 minute(s)

World’s oldest known cave painting found, is more than 45,000 years old!

Can you imagine the world 45,500 years ago? How the land structure must have been. What minerals the soil must have consisted of? What the humans must have looked like? Or even more, did Homo Sapiens even exist during those days!? Recently, Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave painting: a life-sized picture of […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

The master of disguise

Last week we talked about how paintings have been stolen from museums, art shows or the artists themselves. Would you like to watch a heist on Netflix? Lupin, a new Netflix show about a thief who steals Marie Antoinette’s prized jewels from the Louvre, is captivating viewers around the world. The story is of the […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

Where do the stolen paintings go?

We hear stories of museum paintings being stolen. They all seem mysterious and curious, but where do they really go after they’re stolen. Because if you see someone selling them, of course they will be questioned! That’s a dangerous path to tread. However, this is a multi billion dollar a year illicit industry. Everything from […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

Underwater museum on a shipwreck in Amsterdam

A Dutch architecture firm is building an underwater museum of a 271-year-old shipwreck. Amsterdam seems to have become a great place to create museums of all sorts. Right from the most fascinating Rijks Museum where you can spend hours lost in its glory to the Banksy museum. Amsterdam has it all. They are now planning […]

| Read time: 5 minute(s)

Can you find beauty in these ugly pictures?

An artist pretended to be a billionaire to infiltrate New York’s most elite apartments and take ‘ugly pictures of very fancy buildings’. Budapest-based Hungarian artist Andi Schmied, while in New York as part of a Triangle Arts Association residency,  made up a very clever story and some acting skills. Schmied gained access to some of […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Banksy’s new mural has a message about Covid

A new mural by Banksy has appeared on the side of a house in the southern UK city of Bristol. The piece shows a woman in a headscarf sneezing, with her dentures flying several feet out of her mouth and a graphic spray of saliva following them. She is doubled over by the force of […]

| Read time: 5 minute(s)

What art has to do with NASA? A lot actually

Artist Julia Christensen has partnered with scientists and engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She has been working with scientists who are trying to send a craft to conduct a reconnaissance fly-by there. It will carry Christensen’s artwork, The Tree of Life, and beam it down to whatever little aliens might be there. The artist, […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Medical bill can also be art!

An art collective turned three Americans’ medical bills into paintings and then sold them to erase $73,000 worth of debt! Imagine this! MSCHF, the Brooklyn-based group of artists and designers who previously cut up a Damien Hirst painting and sold off the individual paintings after which they recreated three peoples’ medical invoices as large scale […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Under that mask is a genius!

Plastic artist Jorge Silva Roriz paints customised protective masks while wearing his own, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease at his home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jorge Roriz, 65, used to create the magical world of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival with its colourful costumes and extravagant floats. The dancers would flaunt their costumes […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Bria Goeller: The artist and the storyteller

Bria Goeller is an artist from the Bay Area in California, USA. She is an artist, designer, and creator. She believes in the power of storytelling to encourage vulnerability and empathy. Bria maintains her own art practice, teaches and designs unique and sustainable ways of communicating through creative content – like graphics, portraits, custom art, […]