Famous Last Words in Literature

by Chelsey Grassoon July 31, 2015
    A first sentences may draw us into a book, but it’s the final sentence that often stays with us long after we’ve finished reading the story. These famous last words are some of the best. Both haunting and full of wisdom, take a read through these last words of literature and feel a […]
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Shaka and Awe

by Jenna Austinon July 31, 2015
French street artist Shaka, also known as Marchal Mithouard, is unique among street artists because of his use of 3-D bas relief incorporated into his graffiti work. He also incorporates his surroundings into his works so that the effect it has on passerby is more profound. Most of his works are exceedingly colorful, adding to […]

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Ballet Folklórico de México: The Mexican Riverdance

by Claire Meyeron July 31, 2015
    It’s difficult to keep alive traditions and long-standing dances and cultural celebrations of old civilizations. The Ballet Folkloriko de Mexio— founded in 1952— has been stepping and stomping in enormous headpieces and beautifully intricate costumes in celebration of the oldest pueblos. There is but a wrench in the mechanics of the show. Between all of […]
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David Angenjo: Painting in the Moment

by Jenna Austinon July 30, 2015
   David Agenjo is a London based artist that has lived and worked around the world in places such as China, New York, Mumbai and Dublin.      Agenjo is an entirely self-taught painter, who says on his website bio that he, “[…] has not become embroiled in an obsession with a conceptual avant-garde.”     […]


A New Shapeshifting Material Inspired By Nature

by Ash M. Richteron July 30, 2015
   Nature is often behind some of the most profound and cultural changing artistic designs. For London’s Royal Art College design student Chao Chen, it all began with a walk in the park.    Struggling to find inspiration for his upcoming class project, Chen became fascinated with a sodden pinecone along the side of the […]
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DAIN to Reign

by Jenna Austinon July 30, 2015
   The streets of New York City are home and muse to many artists. For many of them, anonymity is a preferred way of life. Being somewhat anonymous allows the artists to remain free to practice and hone their craft.      One such street artist is DAIN. Elusive as he is, his work speaks […]

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Smiles: An E-Book That Adapts Its Plot to Your Location

by Chelsey Grassoon July 29, 2015
   Are you one of those people who likes to be reading a book based on the city you’re in? If so, you’re not alone, and you’re also about to get really excited.    Trip Book Smiles is a new app that actually uses a GPS to adapt a story to be in accordance with […]

Ben Brown and His Grateful Dead

by Jenna Austinon July 29, 2015
“Only the good die young” was the inspiration behind artist Ben Brown’s series “Die Young”. The Sydney based illustrator portrays celebrities who’ve passed on far too early. The likes of Amy Whinehouse and Kurt Cobain are depicted half decayed.   With vibrancy and character, Ben Brown’s tributes are more than a delight to any fan […]


Odani Motohiko’s Disturbing Beauty

by Jenna Austinon July 29, 2015
Artist Odani Motohiko is a multimedia artist, whose passion lies in sculpture. His works are dualistic in nature, bringing out a sense of awe and disturbance in his viewers. Motohiko also seeks to have a futuristic approach to his art. While incorporating modern and traditional techniques to illustrate his visions of the future. Whether depicting […]

Words of Wisdom from Oscar Wilde

by Chelsey Grassoon July 24, 2015
There is perhaps no author that can give a wittier, truer statement (of any kind) than Oscar Wilde. He was a man of brilliance, and his sense of humor is one that still manages to be enjoyed decades after his passing. Here are some of our favorite words of wisdom from the man himself. Take […]