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When It Rains in Seattle, You Might See a Hidden Sidewalk Message - If You're Paying Attention
Offbeat  (tags: art, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - quirksee.org
Next time you're walking on a Seattle sidewalk on a rainy day, look down. You just might see a message reveal itself. At least that's the intention of Peregrine Church, the 21-year-old magician who has created the unusual art. His stenciled messages
Italy to Spend EUR200K on Seismic-Proof Plinth for Michelangelo's David
Offbeat  (tags: Art, Earthquake )

Ray
- 36 days ago - rt.com
Michelangelo's David will be given a special, anti-seismic plinth worth 200,000 euros, to protect it from earth tremors in Florence. Safety concerns were raised following 250 tremors that rattled the region in the past few days.
The Leonardo Hidden From Hitler in Case It Gave Him Magic Powers
Offbeat  (tags: Art, portraits, Leonardo da Vinci, Hitler, WW2 )

Ray
- 90 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One of the world's most famous self-portraits is going on rare public display in the northern Italian city of Turin. Very little is known about the 500-year-old,
Plants, Animals and People Share Common Anatomy in This Incredible Artist's Work (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, art )

Cher
- 106 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Art is often less about making something pretty to look at and more about making people think. When the artist can do both, that's when their work goes to the next level.
The Hidden Art of War Underground
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, Art, Underground )

Ray
- 112 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One hundred years ago the early battles of World War One were ending, and on the Western Front armies on both sides were digging in at the start of three and a half years of trench warfare.
Leonardo Da Vinci 'Painted Three Ermine Portraits'
Offbeat  (tags: art, scientists, techniques, France, discovery )

Ray
- 120 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A French scientist has revealed a major new discovery about one of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous paintings, shedding new light on his techniques.
This Is Stunning! Insects Made From Recycled Paper (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, recycled paper, insects, art )

Cher
- 124 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Thank goodness for creative people. They're the ones that figure out inventive solutions to life's problems, produce beautiful things to look at and get the world talking. In the case of an advertising agency in Wettern, Belgium, they're doing all three
Artists Lights Up City Streets With Amazing Chalk Art Featuring Cute Animals and a Green Monster!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, art, animals, pictures )

Cher
- 124 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
We just love how art can bring the most surreal situations to life. Whether it's a park filled with larger-than-life animals or even graffiti that makes us think about nature, art has a wonderful way of shaking up our everyday lives.
Surreal Animal Sculptures Carry Monumental Elements of Nature (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: art, animals, environment, protection )

Cher
- 124 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Whether you've got homework for school or company files to sort through at the office, we could all use some sort of escape after a long day of hard and tedious work. What better way to let your imagination soar than to check out some surreal works
Awesome Graffiti Art That Will Shake Up the Way You Think About Your Relationship With Nature
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, art )

Cher
- 125 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In an effort to illustrate the disconnect between humans and the natural world, street artists have begun to bring the wild elements of nature into urban settings. Highlighting the stark lack of natural elements from these urban scenes, this art provokes
Entrevista a Javier JordáN De UrríEs, Autor Del ArtíCulo "Un Goya ExóTico: La Osa Hormiguera De Su Majestad" Donde Da a Conocer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, interesting, unusual, art, Goya )

Teresa
- 151 days ago - museolazarogaldiano.wordpress.com
Continuando con la información sobre el artículo Un Goya exótico: La osa hormiguera de Su Majestad que da a conocer un nuevo cuadro de Goya, os ofrecemos a continuación una entrevista a su autor Javier Jordán de Urríes que muy amablemente ha atendido
Colourised X-Ray Photographs of Flora and Fauna By Arie Van't Riet: In Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: x-rays, flowers, plants, beautiful, art )

Giana
- 204 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A physicist has harnessed the power of X-rays to create a stunning series of artworks. Arie van't Riet's pictures reveal animals and plants in an incredible new light. The 66-year-old, from Bathmen in the Netherlands, began X-raying flowers.
In Pictures: Bristol Paper Sculpters Are a Cut Above the Rest
Offbeat  (tags: art, bristol paper, sculpters, beautiful )

Giana
- 220 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Two Bristol based artists, Davy and Kristin McGuire, have taken to re-imagining scenes from films in fine detailed paper cut outs. The pieces are created through many painstaking hours of fine scalpel work.
Climate Change: Ten Fast Facts You Need to Know
Offbeat  (tags: americans, environment, interesting, culture, art, climate change, global warming, society, children )

Rolly
- 225 days ago - boomerwarrior.org
"I have found over the years that in order to communicate change well, it's best to stick to the facts and make things simple and easy to read," says Dorsi.Diaz, climate change artist.
Wildlife Artist of the Year - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, art, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 238 days ago - theguardian.com
An elephant sculpture has won the overall prize in the 2014 David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Wildlife Artist of the Year, with category prizes awarded for artworks of a polar bear, vultures and a rook
 

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