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Hat Stolen from Statue Ed Hamilton, Sculptor Website

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Abraham Lincoln Statue Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction

A bronze hat from a Lincoln statue in Louisville’s Waterfront Park, crafted by renowned sculptor Ed Hamilton, has been stolen in audacious theft. The act leaves the community puzzled and prompts a rethinking of public art security

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Security Guard Attempts to Eat a Banksy Replica, is Now Brokesy

A security guard at Moscow’s VDNKh “To Find Banksy” exhibition vandalized and attempted to eat part of the Banksy replica, “Goldfish Bowl.” The shocking act, caught on video, is more interesting than the artwork that he vandalized.

Banksy Artwork Thieves at Work YouTube Screenshot / Evening Standard

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Banksy’s Latest Artwork Stolen Within an Hour of Unveiling

The artist’s latest street art was swiftly and daringly stolen in London just hours after the artist confirmed its existence. The bold heist executed with a Lime bike and bolt cutters unfolded in broad daylight leaving onlookers bewildered.

Operation Phantom Fury Fallujah, Iraq Joe Winslow/Facebook

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Ex-Marine’s Sculpture Honors Bravery and Sacrifice

Retired Marine Corps Major, S. Joseph Winslow Jr., unveils a monumental bronze frieze memorializing the 2nd Battle of Fallujah. His authentic combat experiences bring depth and authenticity to the artwork, serving as a powerful tribute to the Marines’ sacrifices and bravery.

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Paris Garbage Hits the Runway

The FRANCEKISS debut collection, born from discarded clothing found on the streets of New York and Paris, challenges traditional fashion norms by transforming urban detritus into high art.

Professor Albus Dumbledore on Harry Potter Book maisie_matilda_art/Instagram

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The Mesmerizing World of Fore-Edge Painting

Maisie Matilda, a 24-year-old artist, is reviving the endangered art of fore-edge painting, gaining viral attention on social media. Her dedication to this ancient craft has not only turned her passion into a business but also sparked a global interest in preserving this art form

Belarussian artist Ivan Karpitsky crafted a functional ice boat, showing his innovative approach to ice and snow sculpting. His creations, including a snow hut, a violin player, a lighthouse, and other pieces that continue to captivate audiences worldwide. ivan_karpitski/Instagram

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Artist Sets Sail in Spectacular Self-Made Ice Boat

Belarussian artist Ivan Karpitsky crafted a functional ice boat, showing his innovative approach to ice and snow sculpting. His creations, including a snow hut, a violin player, a lighthouse, and other pieces that continue to captivate audiences worldwide.

Tomislav Horvat is a Croatian artist known for creating extraordinary life-size matchstick sculptures, including Don Corleone, a pianist, and his latest project, Michelangelo working on his sculpture of David. Art of Matchstick/Facebook

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Artist’s Mesmerizing Life-Size Matchstick Sculptures

Tomislav Horvat is a Croatian artist known for creating extraordinary life-size matchstick sculptures, including Don Corleone, a pianist, and his latest project, Michelangelo working on his sculpture of David.

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18th-Century Painting Stolen by Mobsters Recovered After 54 Years

Stolen in 1969, John Opie’s ‘The Schoolmistress’ has been recovered by the FBI after circulating among mobsters for decades. The 18th-century masterpiece was returned to the original owner’s family, ending its illicit journey.

British artist Justin Bateman creates intricate, impermanent portraits using pebbles and stones. His art, echoing the philosophy of Tibetan monks, captures the essence of iconic figures and leaves a lasting impression despite its transience. pebblepicassos Justin Bateman/Instagram

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9 Enchanting Pebble Portraits by Justin Bateman

British artist Justin Bateman creates intricate, impermanent portraits using pebbles and stones. His art, echoing the philosophy of Tibetan monks, captures the essence of iconic figures and leaves a lasting impression despite its transience.

German artist Werner Härtl creates intricate paintings using the waste from cleaning his cow barns. His use of an unconventional yet sustainable medium challenges norms and underscores the potential of finding inspiration in unexpected sources within the realm of art. weeh_achtenseventy/Instagram

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Painter Turns Barn Cleaning Sustainability into Stunning Cow Portraits

German artist Werner Härtl creates intricate paintings using the waste from cleaning his cow barns. His use of an unconventional yet sustainable medium challenges norms and underscores the potential of finding inspiration in unexpected sources within the realm of art.

Utah Arts Festival to Honor the Ute Tribe Kurt Wenner/Facebook

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NASA Illustrator’s 3D Street Art Revolution

A former NASA illustrator Kurt Wenner has revolutionized art with his captivating 3D pavement creations. His journey to Rome, passion for classical art, and innovative geometry have inspired artists and festivals worldwide.

Painting used in the study Anya Hurlbert et al

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New Study Sheds Light on Human Perception of Time in Artwork

Paintings whisper the time of day Color & brightness subconsciously tell our brains dawn from dusk, across 3 centuries & diverse styles. Study reveals artists tap into our built-in “daylight decoder,” deepening our understanding of art & visual perception.

Snow Shark in Iowa Carlos Maldonado Art/Facebook

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“Jaws” of Winter: Great White Snow Shark Amazes Locals

Carlos Maldonado, an artist from Iowa City, Iowa has transformed a snow day into an art display by sculpting a 20-foot-long great white shark. The giant snowy sculpture has been attracting numerous visitors to visit, admire, and use for photo opportunities.

Bedazzled BMW crystals.motors/TikTok

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Woman Bedazzles BMW With A Million Swarovski Crystals

Olga Azaroff, a skilled artist in California, bedazzled her BMW with Swarovski crystals, becoming a viral sensation. Despite debates about its practicality, this glimmering automotive art represents a growing trend in extravagant vehicle personalization.

From mythical tales of Hephaestus crafting animated golden women to the sleek robots of today, the human fascination with machines that mimic life has endured for millennia. These automatons have served as marvels of engineering, objects of entertainment, and even religious artifacts. Victoria and Albert Museum/Wikimedia

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The Mesmerizing History of Automatons

From mythical tales of Hephaestus crafting animated golden women to the sleek robots of today, the human fascination with machines that mimic life has endured for millennia. These automatons have served as marvels of engineering, objects of entertainment, and even religious artifacts.

Glitter Bunny Tattoo amandagravestattoo/Instagram

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Tattoo Guru Takes Artistry to Glittering Heights

Maryland based tattoo artist Amanda Graves is globally recognized for her glitter tattoos. Using a pointillism technique, she creates shimmering effects, demonstrating the durability of her work and sharing her expertise with aspiring artists.

Burges Brooch Difflomats/Facebook

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Bargain brooch turns out to be rare Victorian gem

A woman’s rediscovery of a Victorian brooch, prompted by an Antiques Roadshow clip, was confirmed to be a William Burges design, mirroring past remarkable discoveries on the show. Delighting the expert, the brooch received an initial valuation before it heads to auction in 2024.

Serge Feeleenger Ten Brush Tecnique feeleengerpainting / Instagram Screenshot

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Artist Revolutionizes Painting with Ten-Brush Technique

The revolutionary ‘Ten Brushes’ technique of Belarusian artist Serge Feeleenger, transformed frustration into artistic innovation. A quest for efficiency led this artist to international acclaim and a mind-expanding approach to painting that is visually captivating.

Thai Rice Farmer Artwork of Napping Cat Facebook Screenshot / Panay News

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Thai Farmer’s Napping Cats Sowing Seeds of Creativity

In the rice fields of northern Thailand a farmer has created a mesmerizing artwork of a sleeping cat hugging a fish using vibrant rainbow seedlings. This unique blend of traditional Thai proverbs and modern agricultural innovation aims to attract tourists.

Rare Pennellate vase, Carlo Scarpa Credit: Rago Wright

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Rare Goodwill Vase Fetches Over $100K At Auction

A woman in Virginia found a rare and valuable Murano glass vase at her local Goodwill for just $3.99. The vase, designed by Italian architect Carlo Scarpa and produced by the renowned glass company Venini, was was later auctioned for a staggering $107,100.

Mimi Choi Facebook Screenshot / Mimi Choi Makeup Artistry

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Makeup Artist Creates Stunningly Surreal Illusions

From a Montessori teacher to a renowned makeup artist, Mimi Choi’s journey is a testament to pursuing passion. Known for her surreal makeup illusions, she’s left an indelible mark on beauty and pop culture, including Ezra Miller’s 2019 Met Gala look.

Iris Logan's Home Facebook Screenshot / Pauline Kabe

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The Controversy Surrounding Iris Logan’s Stone Tapestry in St. Paul

An iconic stone tapestry by Iris Logan faces city scrutiny, clashing with safety regulations. Defending her 30-year art, her resilience sparks community support and a petition as the city council deliberates the balance between expression and rules, shaping community identity.

Genna with her Sea Otter Istagram Screenshot / crochetbygenna

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Turning Threads into Triumph with Crochet Plushie Entrepreneurship

Financial consultant Genna Tatu turned a hobby into a lucrative side hustle, earning $80,000 annually. Her Etsy shop, ‘Crochet by Genna’, offers custom-made plushies, setting her apart in the market. She continues her full-time job, dedicating 15-20 hours weekly to her business.

"Tiger" made from 25,000 Golf Tees Facebook Screenshot / Aaron Norris Studio

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Golf Enthusiast Crafts Mesmerizing Tiger Woods Mural from 25,000 Golf Tees

Artist Aaron Norris creates a large mural of Tiger Woods using 25,000 golf tees, half of which were collected from a local golf course. The artwork, which showcases Norris’s passion for golf and art, was quickly sold after its completion.