Arts & Culture

What’s happening in the wider world of art and culture.

Ólafur Elíasson's Your Rainbow Panorama is suddenly very high on our list of "Things to See in Europe." Located on the roof of an art museum, this architectural vision is a circular skywalk made of glass "in every color...
In a September edition of Beautiful Bookstores we asked the question, "Is Polare Maastricht the most beautiful bookstore in the world?" While many readers agreed that Polare Maastricht is indeed a gorgeous building, one commenter suggested that another Dutch...
Motifs of nature and conservation are incredibly prevalent in the arts, from the paintings of Canadian naturalist Robert Bateman to Dr. Seuss' classic children's book (and the various movie adaptations) The Lorax. There are not many artists, however, who...
As our readers know we've made a business out of taking a very functional thing and turning it into an art object (In fact, that's the basis of our slogan!) - so it's always neat to see what other...
Taking that first step toward your writing career can feel pretty daunting, especially if you aren't surrounded by fellow struggling creatives. And if you do manage to get your book published, there is no guarantee that a legion of...
Want to be an outstanding leader, or remembered for an amazing achievement? Then start journalling. Feeling stuck for inspiration can happen to the best of us, and this week we've sought inspiration from some of the greatest minds of today...
The printed word and exquisite illustrations combine to make the Gutenberg Bible the greatest celebrity in the history of book arts. Forty-nine copies of the two-volume Latin Bible are extant. In the 15th century Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz invented...
Valerie Hegarty's artwork of destruction involves taking reconstructed masterpieces or other works that evoke a sense of history or myth, and then creating a kind of falsified ruination or destruction. A colonial ship, for example, will appear to be...
The Beat movement was started by a group of writers, artists and thinkers. Taking their name from their artistic struggles of being beaten down and beatific, this small group of young men who shared the same philosophies formed a...
The latest Paperblanks television appearance is perfectly fitted for this spooky Halloween weekend! An Old Leather Black Moroccan mini reporter appeared on the series premiere of Dracula on October 25th. After recently arriving in London, the famed vampire runs across a...

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