Archive for August, 2016

3 of the best photography breaks

Why not let your next adventure be a photography break? Jenny Coad has a few cool ideas on where to go to get snapping. The extraordinary Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth, is richly rewarding for photographers.

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Taiwan artist draws pleasure from miniature pencil carvings

Taiwan artist Lee Chien-chu stands in front of Xilou Bridge proudly holding up a miniature carving of the landmark, the latest offering in his pencil sculpture series. Lee has been peering through a magnifying glass to create miniature sculptures of various landmarks and symbols out of pencil lead for six years at his home in Yunlin County in western Taiwan.

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Zoe Leonard’s in the Wake Exhibition to Open Next Month at Hauser & Wirth

Beginning 13 September, Hauser & Wirth will present 'In The Wake', its first exhibition with New York- based Zoe Leonard. The artist's distinctive merging of photography, sculpture, and installation will unfold over three floors of the gallery's townhouse, debuting three new bodies of work that balance the rigorous conceptualism and personal vision for which she has achieved critical recognition.

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Skyscraper-filled Dubai burnishes arts scene with new opera

In this Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 photo, a woman walks near the new Dubai Opera, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The city-state is opening the Dubai Opera on Wednesday night, in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. The building resembles one of the many traditional wooden dhow shipping boats still plying the Dubai Creek. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house.


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Photography, Silkscreens At Clare In Hartford

“Immature Eagle,” a photograph by Jeff Feldmann, is part of the exhibit “Two Sacred Views” at Clare Gallery in Hartford. “Immature Eagle,” a photograph by Jeff Feldmann, is part of the exhibit “Two Sacred Views” at Clare Gallery in Hartford.

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