CANNES, France—There's no shortage of delightful and exquisitely crafted ads at Cannes Lions. But one particular favorite this year, judging by its current awards haul of 14 Lions and counting, is Leo Burnett's "Van Gogh BnB" for the...Show More Summary
Sandro Botticelli, Henri Rousseau, Vincent van Gogh, Francisco de Goya, Giorgione. Aside from being some of the most imaginative and renowned makers in the history of art, these old masters share a common interest: depicting the mysterious...Show More Summary
She no longer recognizes a Van Gogh, but can tell you how to prepare a watercolor palette. She can't recall a single famous composer, but knows the purpose of a viola's bridge. She hasn't flown a plane since 2007, when viral encephalitis destroyed her hippocampus, the part of the brain used to form new memories and retrieve old ones. Show More Summary
Photographer and digital artist Bhautik Joshi has rendered some iconic shots from the sci-fi classic Blade Runner in the style of Van Gogh‘s Starry Night. The piece was created using Deep Neural Networks to process the images. Earlier this month, Joshi rendered scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey in the style of Pablo Picasso. To create these I […]
She no longer recognizes a Van Gogh, but can tell you how to prepare a watercolor palette. The sharp contrasts in an amnesia patient's memory profile suggest conventional wisdom about how the brain stores knowledge is incorrect.
From Van Gogh BnB to The Next Rembrandt, advertisers have been obsessed with the great masters of fine art lately. Now, Adobe adds to that trend with Make a Masterpiece—a campaign in which it got four digital artists from its Behance...Show More Summary
The Van Gogh Museum has entered into a three-year partnership with Hyundai. The sponsorship offered by the car manufacturer will facilitate the production of three important Korean translations: of the museum map, the multimedia tour and of visitor information on the corporate museum website. Show More Summary
The publication date for Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook has been scheduled for November 15.
“This video from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston takes us behind the scenes of the conservation work necessary to restore Vincent van Gogh’s Houses at Auvers. According to [conservator] Lydia Vagts … the ‘gunk’ … comes from previous cleanings, and includes varnish residues, wax residues, and cotton fibers.”
“Ebru, a decorative paper art, hails from East and Central Asia in the 10th and 16th centuries, respectively. The technique involves sprinkling and brushing pigments onto the surface of oily water in a pan, then laying paper atop the water, effectively dyeing the paper with tendrils of color. [Garip] Ay is classically trained in the […]
A group of Russian developers have created a unique smartphone application which turns the user’s photos into artistic masterpieces, making them look similar to the paintings of famous artists. Prisma was only released on June 11 but has already flooded Instagram with new artworks. Sputnik sat down to talk with the head of the project.
Garip Ay's masterpieces sometimes last only seconds. But thanks to the internet, they can now be remembered forever. The Turkish artist painstakingly recreates two of Vincent van Gogh's iconic pieces on water, in a video has now been...Show More Summary
The impressionism movement in painting ended 124 years ago. Even so, wouldn't it be cool if you could see how Degas or Van Gogh would have painted your front yard—or, for that matter, your kid or your pet? Well, a new microsite letsShow More Summary
A "stunning, dazzling" find across the pond, per a French book publisher: a sketchbook that belonged to Dutch master painter Vincent Van Gogh, AFP reports. "This sketchbook was known only to the owners, myself, and the publisher," a Seuil official told the news agency Thursday, noting that the drawings will...
Recreating Vincent van Gogh paintings in unexpected mediums has become something of a trend in recent years.
Van Gogh's study of hands. (Image: Vincent Van Gogh/Public domain) A publisher in Paris has announced that it will publish a set of Vincent Van Gogh’s sketches, only recently discovered and never before released to the public. The sketches will be published in November, under the title The Fog of Arles, according to Seuil, the publisher. Show More Summary
With a bit of water, some paint and a lot of skill, Turkish artist Garip Ay creates beautiful renditions of Vincent Van Gogh paintings. Ay paints upon the water and transfers the image to paper. The style is called "ebru," a traditional Turkish technique. Show More Summary
A sketchbook of drawings by post-Impressionist master Vincent Van Gogh has been discovered and will be published in November, the French publisher Seuil announced Thursday. “This sketchbook was known only to the owners, myself and the publisher,” Seuil official Bernard Comment told AFP,...
Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 preview build, Apple lets you remove pre-installed apps, Twitter launches a Periscope Live button, Pokémon Go release date announced, and Van Gogh painted on dark water. New Windows 10 Preview Build...Show More Summary
Watch as Turkish artist Garip Ay recreates Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” and “Self-Portrait” by swirling paint on top of a bowl filled with black water using the technique known as Ebru. Ebru, which is generally known today as a decorative paper art, is one of the oldest Turkish arts, but exactly where or when […]