(CNN)In Choi Xooang’s hyperrealistic sculptures, eyeless heads face off against each other, dismembered hands convene to form fleshy angel wings, and men with dog heads pose in underpants. It’s little surprise then that the Seoul-born South Korean declares: “If one feels uncomfortable physically or mentally when viewing my work, I would say it worked.” The… Read more »
(CNN)When you look at the photographs, the first thing you notice are the naked, pale, Chinese youths — wearing nothing but blas expressions. Suddenly, you’re not sure what you’re seeing. Men wedged midair between trees. A disembodied face framed by the waists of two women. A hundred flowery fingers blossoming between a pair of bowed… Read more »
(CNN)There is science in art — the alchemy of paint, the binary codes computing away in a camera, the expressive anatomy in portraiture and sculpture. There is art in science — the artistic precision of the scalpel, the cool aesthetics of the laboratory, and the intimate observations undertaken by scientists to discover new materials and… Read more »
Beijing, China (CNN)An exhibition showcasing 100 years of fashion photography from the Cond Nast magazine stable — ranging from 1920s shots of Broadway actresses to some of the most recognizable photos of the supermodel era — has opened in Beijing.
(CNN)Naked models covered in body paint; Vikings posing with surfboards; hideously distorted digital images — the work of Swiss artist Olaf Breuning is as eye-catching and provocative as it is diverse.
Hong Kong (CNN)In 2008, Shepard Fairey’s “Hope” — the now iconic blue red poster depicting then presidential candidate Barack Obama — went viral, becoming the defining image of his campaign. “The poster changed graphic design history,” says Carol A. Wells, the founder and executive director of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, who… Read more »
(CNN)There’s some pretty special rock art underneath some parts of a Hawaii beach. Shifting sands on Hawaii’s Waianae coast on the island of Oahu have revealed petroglyphs that some experts believe date back more than 400 years, according to a statement by Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources.
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